Jaime A. Pardo Palau

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Weight-loss balloons get FDA approval

For many struggling with their weight, a new device has been approved that will give them another medical alternative to treatments like prescription drugs and surgery.<p>It involves inserting a small balloon into the stomach through the mouth. The saline-filled balloon is meant to be a temporary …

Samsung's Big Plan To Dominate The iPhone 7

Samsung knows it needs to do something special to claw-back the market share lost to Apple. Is the next big flagship battle – the iPhone 7 vs the Galaxy S7 – Samsung’s best shot? That comes down to whether or not it goes ahead with its most radical concept yet, a foldable smartphone.<p>It’s been two …

Galaxy Note

"What Do You Stream At Work?" Successful People's Answers May Surprise You

If you spend your working hours within arm’s (or headphone cord’s) length of a computer or smartphone, the chances are pretty good that you’re mind-melding with streaming service of some kind. But beyond the predictable servings of Spotify and Pandora, I’ve found that many of the smartest and most …

Top down and 201mph

We'll give you a moment to ogle the pictures above.<p>Ready? Good. It's the brand new Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster; an Aston that uses the excellent recipe of small car, huge engine and rear-wheel drive. And as you can see, it's a pretty, squat little thing. It's also really fast.<p>Well, fast for …

Roadsters

Hottest day of the year follows thunderstorms

<b>Parts of south-east England have recorded the hottest day of the year after dramatic electrical storms.</b><p>Temperatures in Gravesend, Kent, nudged above 32C (90F), beating the previous high of 29.5C, recorded on Thursday, as much of the country enjoyed the sun.<p>The sweltering heat came after lightning …

Weather

Flying spies: Surveillance planes after the Cold War

In the Cold War, the SR-71 and the U-2 flew miles-high to snoop on foreign powers. But what’s looking and listening now in the 21st Century? Angus Batey reports.<p>Ever since the first commander sent a scout up a tree to get a better view of enemy troops, the concept of aerial reconnaissance has been …

Aviation

Compartir wifi: ¿la clave para evitar que lo espíen en internet?

<b>Compartir wifi con extraños no parece, a primera vista, una opción muy segura ni viable.</b><p>Sin embargo, activistas de internet aseguran que puede serlo, y además afirman que una red abierta puede proteger más al usuario que una cerrada.<p>Esta elección podría salvaguardar de una excesiva vigilancia por …

¿Qué causó el misterioso cráter gigante hallado en Siberia?

<b>Científicos rusos están investigando qué pudo causar el cráter gigante que fue descubierto hace unos días en la península de Yamal, en Siberia Occidental, por tripulantes de un helicóptero que trabajaba para una empresa petrolera.</b><p>La aparición del cráter ha dado pie a multitud de teorías. Algunos …

Washington state gives the green light to marijuana brownies – but not lollipop pot

Newly legal pot shops in Washington state are allowed to sell a variety of infused baked goods, but nothing that may appeal to children like sweets and lollipops<p>Marijuana stores in Washington state can sell marijuana in cookies, brownies and other approved baked goods but cannot put the drug in …

Senate votes down mining tax repeal – politics live

The national security committee of Cabinet meets after a plane crash in the Ukraine kills 23 Australians. Parliament also gathers to consider the remaining legislative business before the winter recess. All the developments from Canberra, live

The witch's brew: Desperation, hope and children on the border

Hope is a wonderful thing when it spurs struggling people to aspire to better circumstances and a more promising future, lifting communities out of poverty. But combined with misinformation, opportunistic politics and outright fraud, hope can be one of the cruelest harbingers of misery. And this is …

Israel launches ground operation in Gaza; Hamas says Israel to 'pay a heavy price'

The Israeli military launched a ground operation into Gaza late Thursday and called an extra 18,000 reservists into the conflict with Hamas.<p>Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon ordered the ground action to destroy tunnels from Gaza into Israeli territory, according to …

Fuentes del gobierno de EE.UU. afirman que el avión de Malaysia Airlines fue derribado

<b>(CNN Español) -</b> Un alto oficial de Estados Unidos le dijo a CNN que el gobierno de ese país concluyó que el avión de Malaysia Airlines fue derribado en Ucrania con 298 personas a bordo. Un sistema de radar vio un sistema de misil rastrear la aeronave antes de que el avión fuera derribado.<p>Un segundo …

Is IBM Making Plans For The End Of Silicon?

As chips get smaller, chipmakers investigate new methods and materials.<p>Since the computer age began, microchips have consistently been shrunk to smaller and smaller sizes. Moore’s Law, articulated in 1965 by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, predicts, fairly accurately to date, that the number of …

UPDATED: Malaysia Airlines Jet Crashes in Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 has crashed in eastern Ukraine today.<p><i>Personnel from the Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry load the bodies of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 into a truck at the crash site. Credit: Getty Images.</i><p><b>Update</b>, 5:23 p.m. Easter, Monday , July 21: Today Ukrainian …

Wallace's Wrong Trousers scientifically feasible

The gravity-defying Techno Trousers of "Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers" could actually work -- albeit for only a short period of time.<p>When Wallace gifted his dog, Gromit, a pair of ex-NASA Techno Trousers in the 1993 Aardman film "The Wrong Trousers", it led to a chain of events involving an …

Physics

Facebook Launches ‘Mentions,’ The Exclusive FB App For Playing The Fame Game

Facebook is continuing its onslaught of new app rollouts, but this time you likely won’t be able to use what they launch; Mentions is a brand new iPhone app out today that is only available to verified parties using the social network, including “actors, athletes, musicians and other influencers,” …

Google and Samsung arguing over smartwatches

Partnerships in the mobile industry can be a bit odd. Companies often have altercations and even sue each other for insane amounts of money, but ultimately they have to keep working together. Google and Samsung do relatively well in their friendship, but reports say they are not doing so well right …

Wear OS

4.7-inch iPhone production to start third week of July, 5.5-inch second week of August as Foxconn confirms hiring of 100K workers

Apple is set to begin mass production of the next-generation iPhone next week, the Economic Daily reported today. According to the report, the smaller 4.7-inch model will enter production in the third week of July, while the larger 5.5-inch variant will enter production in the second week of …

5 powerful apps that blow away Apple’s stock iOS tools

The iPhone comes preloaded with many stock applications, but not all are as powerful as you wish they’d be. Luckily there are tons of developers pushing new apps into the App Store, and many of their creations upstage the stock iOS applications.<p>In today’s video we take a look at five iOS apps that …

Apps

Brain Fuel app review: brush up your mental math abilities

Introduction<p>If you're looking for a simple and straightforward way of brushing up your mental math skills from the convenience of your iPhone or …

¡Cueva con larvas bioluminiscentes! Las Cuevas de Waitomo, situadas en la Isla Norte, Nueva Zelanda, están recubiertas por gusanos luminosos (Arachnocampa luminosa), los cuales le dan a la caverna esta espectacular apariencia.