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Evidencias de infidelidades se extienden por internet

LONDRES (AP) — Maridos y esposas de todo el mundo están descubriendo las aventuras extramaritales de sus cónyuges tras una catastrófica filtración del sitio web para adúlteros Ashley Madison que sacó a la luz pruebas de las infidelidades.<p>Los foros digitales arden con quejas de usuarios que dicen …

AP's 'robot journalists' are writing their own stories now

Minutes after Apple released its record-breaking quarterly earnings this week, the Associated Press published (by way of <i>CNBC</i>, <i>Yahoo</i>, and others) "Apple tops Street 1Q forecasts." It's a story without a byline, or rather, without a <i>human</i> byline — a financial story written and published by an automated …

American Airlines

The best Gmail app for the iPhone is now made by Microsoft

Outlook. Yes, Outlook.<p>Gmail is the world's most popular email service, and the iPhone, as if this week didn't make it abundantly clear, is the world's most popular smartphone. The two have been around for years and years, however the experience of using them together has never been particularly …

Apps

The pope: Stop swearing, get off your gadgets and talk to each other

Technically Incorrect: In a vigorous defense of the family to honor World Communications Day, Pope Francis offers the hope that humanity won't be dominated by technology.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>As pontiffs go, Pope Francis isn't …

Pope Benedict XVI

Oculus gives Sundance attendees a literal bird's-eye view

"People dream about flying." That's what Max Rheiner, creator of <i>Birdly</i>, a virtual reality experience that lets you feel what it's like to fly as a bird from a first-person perspective, said about the inspiration for his project. Rheiner, who's head of the masters program in interaction at the …

Virtual Reality

NHL will broadcast live GoPro footage during games

GoPro is about to bring NHL fans a lot closer to the ice. GoPro has partnered with the NHL to provide its small, rugged cameras for use during live broadcasts of the league's games. This includes first-person footage broadcast from players' helmets and footage captured from cameras around the rink …

Ice Hockey

Apple targets for Apple Watch battery life revealed, A5-caliber CPU inside

Although Apple has said that the Apple Watch will need to be charged nightly, the company has not disclosed any details on how long the wearable’s battery will last. For the first time, people with knowledge of the Apple Watch’s development have provided us with the specific performance targets …

De los gimnasios, campos y entrenamientos al ambiente político

MÉXICO -- Ahora que Cuauhtémoc Blanco ha anunciado su precandidatura a la alcaldía de Cuernavaca, Morelos, nos viene a la mente que no es el primer …

Uber Study Shows Its Drivers Make More Per Hour And Work Fewer Hours Than Taxi Drivers

The people who drive for Uber generally do so because the platform affords them flexibility in when and how often they drive, according to the findings of a study it’s releasing today. But the platform also offers drivers higher per-hour earnings potential than comparable for-hire driving jobs.<p>The …

American Cities

Spotify unveils Touch Preview, a beautiful new music discovery tool

An audible solution for a visual problem<p>Last year was a busy one for Spotify. It hit 10 million paid subscribers. The company feuded with Taylor Swift over how much money she did or didn't make from streaming. And the company revamped its mobile app across all platforms.<p>But even with that redesign, …

Apps

Simon Pegg will reportedly co-write Star Trek 3

<i>Deadline</i> reports that Simon Pegg is set to write the next movie in the recently rebooted Star Trek franchise. Pegg, who will return to play the role of engineer Montgomery "Scotty" Scott he occupied in both <i>Star Trek</i> and <i>Star Trek: Into Darkness</i>, is co-writing the script for the yet-to-be-named <i>Star</i> …

Star Trek

Twitter Officially Launches Its “While You Were Away” Recap Feature

Twitter’s “While You Were Away” feature, which helps you catch up on tweets that you missed, is officially launching on iOS today (with Android and web coming soon).<p>The company previewed the feature at its analyst day last fall and started rolling it out at the end of December.<p>As described in a …

Social Media

Microsoft's HoloLens is no joke: My reality augmented with Skype, Minecraft

At its Windows 10 event, Microsoft shows off a convincing prototype that floats 3D images before your eyes and can change the look of real-world objects. So where does it go from here?<p>REDMOND, Wash. -- In the bowels of Building 92, hidden underneath the company's public visitor center in a secret …

Augmented Reality

Watch Microsoft's HoloLens in action

Microsoft's event this afternoon may have focused on Windows 10, but the biggest news out of it was HoloLens — a headset that lets its wearer augment their world with apps, games, and other information. Since that's a difficult experience to convey on stage, Microsoft first presented its vision for …

Augmented Reality

Here’s Everything That Went Down At Microsoft’s Windows 10 Event

It was a very Windows day, with Microsoft unveiling lots more about Windows 10, the next generation of its operating system, including how it will work across mobile, tablet, desktop and other platforms. The biggest surprise was probably the new HoloLens augmented reality headset Microsoft created, …

Windows Phone

Uncle Sam Needs More Geeks

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Nick Sinai is a Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, a Venture Partner at Insight Venture Partners, and a former U.S. Deputy CTO at the White House.</i><p>One of President Obama’s guests at this …

Health Care

WhatsApp launches desktop messaging option

<b>Messaging platform WhatsApp has announced that users can now send messages from their desktop web browsers.</b><p>However, in a blog post announcing the feature, the company says that messages will still live on users' phones.<p>The desktop messaging option is also not available to users who access the app …

Apps

The publisher of Grand Theft Auto 5 already tried HoloLens, called it 'extraordinary'

The CEO of the publisher of Grand Theft Auto 5 talks about his experience with Microsoft's 'immersive headset'<p>In a November interview with Bloomberg TV, Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick described his experience testing Microsoft's new VR headset, now believed to be HoloLens.<p>"The demo that I …

Augmented Reality

Airbnb comes under fire in New York City

Whoever handles New York City Hall’s crowd control has a flair for stagecraft. Early Tuesday morning, two opposing lines circled the block, divided by the entrance gate: to the north, those opposing Airbnb, wearing yellow stickers and carrying signs protesting rising rents; to the south, those in …

New York City

iPhone 6 is doing better than ever on Samsung’s home turf

Thanks to Apple’s continued success in Japan, and Tim Cook’s big push to expand into China, everyone forgets about one of the most revealing markets the iPhone 6 has scored big in: South Korea. Why is South Korea so revealing? Because it’s none other than the stomping ground of longtime Apple …

5 iPhone Apps You Just Can't Miss This Week

MECC<p>DMA Design Limited/Psygnosis Limited<p>Tiertex Ltd./LucasArts, U.S. Gold Ltd.<p>id Software, Inc./Apogee Software, Ltd.<p>Brøderbund/Terebilov KA<p>Sierra …

Dungeons and Dragons

Google solo aplicará el 'derecho al olvido' en sus buscadores europeos | Expansión.

Google solo eliminará los resultados de búsqueda de sus sitios europeos en internet cuando los individuos invoquen su "derecho al olvido" aunque dice que revisará esa opción pronto, dijo este lunes el encargado legal de la compañía.<p>El tema de cuánto debería extenderse el llamado "derecho al olvido" …

Facebook dice adiós a las publicaciones falsas y escandalosas | Expansión.

Facebook no está contento con los sitios web que buscan generar clic a través de información exagerada o falsa. La red social modificó su algoritmo para eliminar publicación de noticias falsas, con titulares exagerados o sobre supuestos sorteos o trivias.<p>“Hemos escuchado que los usuarios quieren …

Rumor: iPhone 6S will be faster; iOS 9 will get big update

It has only been about four months since the slimmer, taller iPhone 6 made its debut — and there are already rumblings about what to expect with the …

The Verge tech news site is running a Super Bowl ad

<b>Update:</b> The Wall Street Journal notes that The Verge is actually running a regional Super Bowl ad, which means it did not pay upwards of $4 million …

NBC Will Live Stream The Super Bowl For Free

Good news for cord-cutters: NBCUniversal has said it will offer an 11-hour free digital video stream of this year’s Super Bowl, including pre-game coverage, the halftime show, and even an episode of “The Blacklist” following the big game. The stream, which will be offered for free, will begin at …

Media Management

The worst passwords of 2014 are just as stupid as you think they are

SplashData released its annual list of the worst passwords, and you guessed it, they are just as bad as they were last year. And the year before.<p>The …

Facebook tweaks News Feed algorithm to cut down on hoaxes

Facebook has decided to step in and help people avoid the embarrassment of sharing a hoax with their friends on the social network. The company …

Nintendo is killing its Club Nintendo loyalty program

Nintendo has announced the worldwide closure of Club Nintendo, its loyalty program in which customers could collect "coins" from software and hardware and exchange them for various goods. Members in the US will be able to earn coins through the end of March, and will have until the end of June to …

Retrogaming