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Are China's Robot Restaurants a Threat To American National Security?


Meet the Robots Who Will Steal Bartenders' Jobs (or Not)


USA Today Could End Daily Print Edition in 'Five or Six Years,' Editor-in-Chief Says

USA Today could stop publishing a daily print newspaper as soon as in the next "five or six years," the paper's editor-in-chief, David Callaway, said …

Print Media

Cumple o no cumple

(Versión final de la columna de este viernes en el diario La Segunda. La que salió publicada en papel está en el siguiente enlace. Esta versión …

Overvalued in Silicon Valley, but Not the Word That Must Not Be Uttered

SAN FRANCISCO — It is a wild time in Silicon Valley. Two-year-old companies are valued in the billions, ramshackle homes are worth millions and hubris has reached the point where otherwise sane businesspeople muse about seceding from the United States.

But the tech industry’s venture capitalists — …

Silicon Valley

Cheaper Robots, Fewer Workers

This is the first episode in a Bits video series, called Robotica, examining how robots are poised to change the way we do business and conduct our daily lives.

Faced with an acute and worsening shortage of blue-collar workers, China is rushing to develop and deploy a wide variety of robots for use …


Apple could be looking to Microsoft's tablets for inspiration to improve the iPad

The next version of iOS (iOS 9) expected to be announced this June at Apple's WWDC event will feature a split-screen viewing mode for iPad apps, according to Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac.

Split-screen viewing modes would let iPad owners use two different apps at the same time, or even let two different …


Google maps just got way better

Improved traffic data could make driving less of a nightmare this holiday weekend.

Google is rolling out some new improvements to Maps in time for the traffic-heavy Memorial Day weekend. Users will be able to get more details about traffic conditions after entering a route.

For example, Maps might …

Google Maps

How to stay productive with more apps from Evernote

For note-taking, collaborating, and organization, Evernote is a terrific tool. If you are a current user, then you already know of its extensive and …

iOS Apps

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Abriendo ventanas… quitando velos | Redacción

Publicado el 15/05/2015

Por Eduardo Arriagada

El Gobierno entendió que en tiempos de redes, el factor comunicacional es más determinante. La Presidenta …

En Internet no se ganan votos pero se pueden ganar unas elecciones

Los partidos políticos conocedores de que gran parte de sus electores están en la red, principalmente los jóvenes, han comenzado a librar una batalla …

Here’s what Apple’s completely different San Francisco fonts looked like in 1984 and 2014

Apple is reportedly set to refresh its upcoming mobile and desktop operating systems with a new font called San Francisco.

(Wikimedia Commons)

But turns out this isn’t Apple’s first font named for the city by the bay. When the company debuted the Macintosh computer in 1984, it came with a font called …


Mapbox Takes On Apple With An SDK To Put Maps Into iOS Apps

The impending sale of Nokia’s Here mapping division has put a sharp focus on the role that location and maps in particular are playing in the mobile world. And while we are seeing a number of big names emerge as potential Here suitors — they include the likes of Baidu, Uber, Facebook and more — an …


Apple is planning a major international launch for its new music streaming service

Apple is planning an early launch in Russia for its upcoming music streaming service, according to a report in Billboard — indicating that it is likely to see a large-scale global launch.

The Cupertino company is widely expected to relaunch its Beats Music streaming service later this year, after …

Entertainment Industry

Paris bolt


How the battle for the future of the Web is shaped by economics - The Washington Post

There are two stories people are trying to tell right now about the future of the Internet.

One is that we need some basic rules to make sure the Web remains open and free so that companies that depend on the Internet can grow. The other is that strict rules will discourage Internet providers from …

Net Neutrality

Dropbox brings better image previews for photos and design files to its Web app

Cloud storage service Dropbox is rolling out improved image preview support to its Web app over the next few days.

A new preview tool will allow users to zoom and pan and zoom into JPG, PNG, BMP and Photoshop PSD images.

Dropbox says you’ll also be able to view PostScript (.eps) files and see more …

Adobe Photoshop

12 Initial Thoughts on Facebook Instant

Today’s launch isn’t as catastrophic or miraculous as you may think. Here’s why.

1. Facebook offers the promise of engagement, which has eluded news …


Why Apple's iPad Could Make a Big Comeback Soon (AAPL)

A little over a year ago, I argued that Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL ) iPad was "in big trouble". It was a controversial subject at the time, as Apple had …


The Mind of Marc Andreessen - The New Yorker

On a bright October morning, Suhail Doshi drove to Silicon Valley in his parents’ Honda Civic, carrying a laptop with a twelve-slide presentation …


How Facebook and Google are capturing news traffic and advertising

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• Social Media
• Business of Journalism
• Digital Journalism
Platforms like Facebook and Google are controlling what …


Relax, the rumored Facebook-NYT deal is probably good for readers and journalism

If a report by Gabriel Sherman of New York Magazine is accurate, the New York Times is about to sign a historic deal with Facebook that would allow …


Facebook’s new ‘Instant Articles’ program poses dilemma for publishers


Facebook and major publishers have a love-hate relationship. The question is, should they take that relationship to the next level? The Wall Street Journal reported in early May that Facebook is launching an “Instant Articles” initiative in which publishers would let Facebook host their news …