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100 millones de usuarios al mes (y va en aumento): estas son las cifras que maneja Pinterest

Sí, has leído bien, por primera vez desde su lanzamiento (hace ya poco más de cinco años), Pinterest ha dado a conocer su número de usuarios: por …

Por qué ahora recibimos la mitad del correo basura que hace 5 años

Puede que te parezca que la bandeja de entrada de tu correo electrónico está abarrotada de correos basura. Así que quizá te sorprenda saber lo que dicen los expertos: en cinco años el <i>spam</i> se ha reducido a la mitad.<p><b>Los especialistas de Symantec</b>, una multinacional que desarrolla <i>software</i> de seguridad, …

Epson is about to kill the most annoying thing about printers

The end of printer-related frustration might be drawing near.<p>Epson, the purveyor of printers and ink, is getting ready to launch a game-changing …

The Births And Deaths Of English Monarchs...Mapped

<i>This article was originally published on 29 May 2012 but has been updated with direct heirs to the throne following the royal birth.</i><p>We're total nerds …

Cataluña: cooperación o confrontación

Un divorcio amistoso con costes mínimos para las partes no es una quimera<p>Una de las principales incertidumbres relativas a la eventual creación de un …

‘Walmart’s Worst Nightmare’ Is Expanding Massively

WinCo Foods is pushing into one of the country’s hottest grocery store markets, Texas—and the competition is quaking in their boots.<p>This week, WinCo …

JJ Abrams: Hollywood's Renaissance man

Sci-fi visionary JJ Abrams tells Horatia Harrod about publishing his first novel and breathing new life into 'Star Wars’<p>JJ Abrams is not an easy man to pin down. When you’re the busiest man in Hollywood, it takes the combined efforts of a publicist, a personal assistant and a scheduling assistant …

Stanislas Wawrinka knocks champion Novak Djokovic out of Australian Open

The shock of Novak Djokovic losing to Stanislas Wawrinka in the quarter‑finals will ripple through the rest of the Australian Open, confirming that past assumptions are crumbling more quickly than anyone imagined even a week ago. The old order may not be about to collapse but the thunder of …

Blackberry despide a Alicia Keys

La cantante y compositora apenas llevaba un año como directora creativa de la compañía<p>Una imagen no vale más que 4.000 millones de pérdidas (sobre …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

Target's Security Woes Bring Competitive Smiles To Wal-Mart And Costco In 2014

As Target continues to deal with a credit and debit card hacking conspiracy that comprised over 40 million accounts, one can only wonder just how much the Target brand and market share will take a hit in 2014 to competitors such as Wal-Mart, Costco, and Kmart.<p>Looking at the financials, the most …

These Yugoslavian Monuments Look Like Relics From An Alien Civilization

The brutalist war memorials found throughout the former Yugoslavia were weird enough when they were built in the 1960s and 70s. Today, separated by the end of an architectural movement and the disintegration of the country, they seem almost alien.<p>Belgian photographer Jan Kempenaers treats them …

The IT Department Is Dead. Long Live the IT Department

Evernote CEO Phil Libin sounds like a lot of tech executives when he advocates for treating employees well. It's not just a nice thing to do, he …

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook.<br>• Read Jon Henley on the …

Why Barcelona's Neymar Will Prove to Be Worth Twice the Value of Gareth Bale

Barcelona and Real Madrid secured two of the summer's blockbuster deals, landing the services of Neymar and Gareth Bale, respectively.<p>According to BBC Sport, Neymar's move was priced at £48.6 million, while Bale's protracted sale cost a record £85.3 million, almost double as much.<p>Such a gap in fees …

A La Carte (10/23)

Monday October 23, 2006<p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p><b>Conference:</b> The Fifth Annual Evangelical Forum Meeting (Virginia Beach, VA), is coming up on November …

Brazil 2014 will be poorer tournament without either Zlatan Ibrahimovic or Cristiano Ronaldo

With the prospect of one of two greats missing the World Cup in Brazil, football is the loser<p>Mark Monday as the day football died, put out of its misery by Swiss striker Alexander Frei. It was his careless, shovel-like hands that consigned either Portugal or Sweden to a summer of regret and …

Google, Apple And Facebook Are At War Over 'Latent' Search — A Business That's About To Be Huge

But Google is facing a series of challenges that could upset that dominance. The challenge comes with a new type of search, called "latent," "abstract," or "conversational" search.<p>Until now, if you wanted to search for something on the web, you typed in keywords. Google has trained us all to type …

The 16 Richest Authors In The World

Tom Clancy, the American author behind 17 No. 1 New York Times best-sellers, died Tuesday night at age 66.<p>Clancy was celebrated for his technically detailed books on espionage and military science. His works "The Hunt for Red October," "Patriot Games," "Clear and Present Danger," and "The Sum of …

¿Cómo ha sido la evolución de iOS?: de iPhone OS 1.0 a iOS 7

En 2007 Apple presentó iPhone OS 1.0, con tres grandes funcionalidades: iPod a pantalla completa, teléfono revolucionario y un navegador web móvil. …

The Internet: We’re Doing It Wrong

This week Facebook’s ban-bot went berserk; Github went down; and all Google services collapsed for a few minutes, taking 40% of the Internet with them. Just another week on the Internet, then. We love our centralized services, until they let us down.<p>Bruce Sterling calls them “the Stacks”: Amazon, …

Picture overload makes me want to declare 'photo bankruptcy'

Flying back from a trip to the U.K. this week, I took advantage of the flight time to spend about six hours organizing my last year's worth of photos. I still have plenty left to do. But I don't want to. I want to give up. I'm drowning in pictures, and it's just getting worse. Would the answer be …

United States Open Cup News and Scores

By ESPN<p>6 days ago<p>LAFC says it is "disappointed" by what it called a "dismissive" statement from the Portland Timbers after the investigation into …

What I learned from researching almost every single smart watch that has been rumored or announced

Smart watches! I sure hope you like them, because literally everyone is developing one. And yet, given the vanishingly small proportion of watches that are “smart,” clearly, something is holding them back. Here are the trends that jumped out when I undertook a more or less comprehensive catalog of …