Javier A Cruzado

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Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: software sadness

Huawei’s premier smartphone is let down by bad software<p>We’re less than two months into 2018, and so far, the year hasn’t been very good for Huawei.<p>The Chinese company had hoped that this would be the year when it would finally be able to break into the US market and compete with Apple and Samsung. …

Mobile Technology

Supernova that happened 10.5 BILLION years ago is the oldest ever detected

A supernova that happened 10.5 billion years ago has been discovered by British astronomers - the oldest ever detected.<p>The huge cosmic blast occurred …

Astrophysics

A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 that described a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” known as Bitcoin, blockchain technology made its public debut. Blockchain, the technology …

Blockchain

What Exactly Is Blockchain, And Should You Adopt Its Technology?

In a market saturated with new and innovative business strategies, it can be difficult to decide which to adopt. On one side you don’t want to fall behind when it comes to the latest technology. On the other, you don’t want to waste your money on a “cutting-edge” fluke. If you’re looking for a new, …

Blockchain

Don’t use Huawei phones, say heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA

The US intelligence community is still worried about Chinese tech giants’ government ties<p>The heads of six major US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens shouldn’t use products and services made by Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE. According to a report from <i>CNBC</i>, the …

Huawei

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

Here's everything you need to know about the technology powering the bitcoin cryptocurrency today and, soon, a myriad of services that will change your life.<p><i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're …

Blockchain

What is 5G? Here are the basics

The next generation of cellular technology comes with its own vocabulary. Here's a handy glossary of the key terms that keep popping up.<p>Those crazy-fast 5G networks are right around the corner.<p>Unfortunately, they also come with their own vocabulary of tech jargon and buzzwords that wireless …

Cellular Networks

Early Earth Was Almost Entirely Underwater, With Just a Few Island

Apple 'Confirms' iPhones Have A Serious Problem

We all know what is Apple’s biggest challenge right now. But suddenly the company has been hit by two new (and equally pressing) iPhone problems, which cause them to fail at their most basic function…<p>Let’s break them down:<p><b>1. Trouble Calls For iPhone 7</b><p>Responding to complaints, Apple has posted a …

Mobile Technology

America's Fastest Mobile Networks [Infographic]

In the last quarter of 2017, T-Mobile was able to boast about having the fastest mobile network in the United States. OpenSignal measures mobile data speeds through an app test used by thousands of consumers and it found that T-Mobile customers enjoy blistering 4G download speeds of 19.4 megabytes …

Telecoms

What Is The Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum?

Last year, thanks to stratospheric rises in value, lots of people became aware of the existence of Bitcoin, as well as another often-cited up-and-coming cryptocurrency, Ethereum.<p>By market cap they are the two most valuable cryptocurrencies – as of writing (and please note that these numbers …

Cryptocurrency

Who's Winning The Commercial Space Race? [Infographic]

After SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy blasted skywards yesterday carrying the unusual payload of Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster, the company will be hoping the successful launch will result in ample business opportunities. The most powerful rocket in the world, the Falcon Heavy quite literally carried a dummy …

Space Exploration

Huawei: The Road To 5G Is Paved With AI

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei held a closed door Mobile World Congress pre-briefing session for press and analysts this week in London. Positioning itself as ‘not just’ a device company (although smartphone handsets are never far away), Huawei is also now at pains to describe itself as …

Internet of Things

What Would Nikola Tesla Think About Elon Musk's Latest Rocket Launch?

On 6 February 2018, Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched its Heavy Falcon rocket from the same Kennedy Space Center launch pad used for the Apollo missions. Atop the Falcon was Musk’s own Tesla electric roadster, piloted by a mannequin named Starman who is seen lifting off to the tune of David …

Nikola Tesla

Fast Memory Will Give You Superpowers

At the 2018 SNIA Persistent Memory Summit Jim Pappas, Intel Fellow, said that we may be moving to a world where, from the user’s perspective, there is no storage in servers and no storage in data centers, but yet digital storage continues to grow. Jim showed this slide from Coughlin …

Computer Science

An accessible overview of Meltdown and Spectre, Part 1

In the past few weeks the details of two critical design flaws in modern processors were finally revealed to the public. Much has been written about …

Cybersecurity

Best Laptop 2018: Pixelbook Vs. MacBook Pro 13 Vs. HP Spectre 13 Vs. Dell XPS 13 (Review)

Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and Dell all offer solid new versions of their flagship 13-inch models. And Google has entered the fray with its Pixelbook. I’ve been using all four. So which one comes out on top?<p>(Note <i>this is an update to a previous post and adds the Google Pixelbook because of its</i> …

MacBook Pro

The Server CPU Wars Heat Up In 2018

We are nearly a month into 2018 and my head is still reeling from 2017. It was an active year in the server ecosystem, to say the least. Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Dell EMC, Lenovo, Cisco and Supermicro all launched next-generation server portfolios. These launches were the result of a very active …

Advanced Micro Devices

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum …

Cryptocurrency

Éstas son las marcas que más smartphones vendieron en el mundo en 2017.

• Smartphones<p>Apple arrebata el trono a Samsung y Xiaomi demuestra que su expansión por el mundo está dando resultados.<p>Por •<p>es_ES<p>article<p>Apple arrebata …

Google expands network with new data centers, subsea cables

Google will build five new regional data centers in 2018 and three subsea cables in 2019 to further grow its worldwide network.<p>Google is expanding its existing cloud network with new data centers this year and new subsea cables in 2019, the search giant said Tuesday in a blog post.<p>It will add data …

Mi experiencia con un BlackBerry KeyOne

El Smartphone BlackBerry KeyOne; es sin duda la mejor apuesta de BB en años. Donde convive el sistema operativo Android con la seguridad completa …

‘Mythconceptions’ – 10 things from history everyone gets wrong

This week we were told that rats didn’t spread the plague and the Aztecs weren’t wiped out by smallpox. From Harold II’s arrow in the eye to the first men in the sky – what other ‘facts’ are historically suspect?<p>You wait years for a historical theory to be debunked and then three come around at …

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

The Best Smartphone Of 2017: 10 Contenders (Including iPhone X, Pixel 2, Note8, Nokia 8), 1 Winner

Several of my Forbes colleagues, most notably Ewan Spence, have given their opinions of what was the best smartphone released last year. I’ll let you read Ewan’s piece rather than spoiling the surprise of his winner, and it’s a compelling choice.<p>Anyway, here are my thoughts about what the best …

Phones

Meltdown: La falla en los chips de Intel que compromete tus contraseñas

<i>Intel es uno de los fabricantes más grandes de chips en el mundo<br>AFP</i><p>Un escándalo golpea a Intel. De acuerdo al medio inglés <i>The Register</i>, los …

ARM confirms processor flaw impacts some Android, iOS, Nvidia, and Sony devices

Following yesterday’s confirmation that exploits of insecure memory can impact millions of Intel processors, ARM today confirmed that numerous Cortex series processors are exploitable, as well. ARM Cortex technology has notably been used in a wide variety of Android and iOS devices, as well as in …

Nvidia

The inventor of Linux is furious at Intel

Linus Torvalds, the inventor and founder of the Linux operating system, is not known for holding back strong opinions he has about computers, and he is now one of the loudest voices critical of Intel's handling of "Meltdown," the flaw revealed Wednesday that could enable an attacker to steal …

Linux

The 6 most important phones of 2017

From wallet-busters to wallet-friendly.<p>Slim bezels. All-screen designs. Portrait photos galore.<p>The smartphone world in 2017 made these traits mainstream. Devices got faster, cameras took better low-light photos and more handsets than ever added wireless charging, which will help put public charging …

Apple Confirms It Degrades Your Old iPhone's Performance

Following significant examination and documentation by third parties, Apple has confirmed that its software does degrade the performance of older iPhones. This is, according to the statement, undertaken in “a bid to deliver the best experience for its customers”. That may be the case, but it is a …

Mobile