Ciencia y Tecnologia


Global finance leaders contending with anti-trade backlash Global finance leaders contending with anti-trade backlash
- Octubre 11, 2016

The IMF predicted UK GDP growth of 1.8% this year, but cut this figure to 1.1% for 2017, down from 2.2% in 2015, as global recovery remains "weak and precarious". Lew also refused to discuss Deutsche Bank specifically, but he said with regard to all Europeans banks, USA officials have made the point for some time that it was important for financial institutions to have adequate capital buffers. (los mas...)
Woods to withdraw from Safeway Open in California
- Octubre 11, 2016

Then, he officially committed to the tournament on Friday. But no longer will I be filled with anticipation of a Tiger Woods return. Tiger Woods has withdrawn from this week's Safeway Open, delaying his comeback after 14 months out following back surgery. (los mas...)
Verizon is ruining the one good thing about Google's Pixel Verizon is ruining the one good thing about Google's Pixel
- Octubre 10, 2016

We had a go with the headset at Google's event and likened it to "having your face hugged". With the Pixel , the big news is not the phones but the fact that finally Google is committed to be an iPhone competitor. But it has an artificial intelligence that allows a two-way conversation. Look up traffic on the way home from work or when the nearest pharmacy closes. (los mas...)
Airtel partners iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to offer special plan
- Octubre 09, 2016

Available through their retail shops and online stores, the new iPhone users would get 10GB free 4G/3G data cap per month for one year. The new iPhone features new advanced camera systems that take pictures like never before, more power and performance with the best battery life ever in an iPhone, immersive stereo speakers, wide color system from camera to display, two new handsome finishes, and is the first water and dust resistant iPhone. (los mas...)
South Korea orders more checks on Galaxy Note 7 batteries South Korea orders more checks on Galaxy Note 7 batteries
- Octubre 09, 2016

The product safety agency said Samsung had also agreed to send text messages to individual Note 7 users who still have not exchanged their possible risky phones for new ones. When announcing the official recall last week, CPSC chairman Elliot Kaye said that it was not ideal to have companies go off on their own to deal with serious product defects. (los mas...)
Scientists announce discovery of Brazil's largest dinosaur Scientists announce discovery of Brazil's largest dinosaur
- Octubre 09, 2016

This herbivorous dinosaur featured a relatively small head, a huge neck, and a tale. A staff member shows the location of the fossil collected in 1953 by the Brazilian paleontologist Llewellyn Ivor Price on its real scale restoration image at Earth Science Museum in Rio de Janeiro on October 6, 2016. (los mas...)
UN agreement reached on aircraft climate-change emissions UN agreement reached on aircraft climate-change emissions
- Octubre 08, 2016

Governments from individual countries must still act on their own to put the agreement's limits into effect. The Montreal agreement comes after 73 out of 195 countries ratified the December 2015 Paris Climate Agreement aiming to regulate global emissions and curb global warming. (los mas...)
Washington Trust Bank Lowers stake in Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Washington Trust Bank Lowers stake in Eli Lilly and Co (LLY)
- Octubre 08, 2016

Ftb last reported 0.23% of its portfolio in the stock. Argus boosted their target price on shares of Eli Lilly and from $90.00 to $95.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. They expect $0.94 EPS, up 5.62% or $0.05 from last year's $0.89 per share. The firm's revenue was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Excessive volume aggregation by institutional investors may be on the horizon as the combination of significant increases in ... (los mas...)
Hurricane Matthew damages roofs at NASA's launch center Hurricane Matthew damages roofs at NASA's launch center
- Octubre 08, 2016

But this is an unprecedented storm for this part of Florida's Atlantic coast. Weaker and more distant storms have dealt Kennedy considerable damage in the past. Workers spent much of Wednesday shuttering the facility and stowing away items that could be affected by high winds. Firstly, will the storm stay its projected, coast-hugging course? "It could have been a lot worse", National Hurricane Service's Matt Volkmer told Orlando Sentinel . (los mas...)
Is Apple planning an iPad refresh with three new Pro devices? Is Apple planning an iPad refresh with three new Pro devices?
- Octubre 08, 2016

No official release has been announced by Apple so far, so fans only have to rely on the news that has been leaked online. Another improvement we might see in the new MacBook Air is a Force Touch trackpad (a feature already in the current MacBook Pro). (los mas...)
Thouless, Haldane, Kosterlitz win Nobel Prize in Physics
- Octubre 07, 2016

Five decades ago, Englert and Higgs had the foresight to predict the elusive particle existed - long before scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced they had discovered it in 2012. While the items vary across many variables, a topologist focuses only on the holes: The pretzel has two, the bagel has one, and the bun has none. In topology, properties change only in whole steps; you can't have half a hole. (los mas...)
Will You Attend Apple's New Academy? -- Tech Roundup Will You Attend Apple's New Academy? -- Tech Roundup
- Octubre 07, 2016

But the iPhone changed the way people used their smartphones and the App Store made expanding their capabilities far simpler than it had been in the past. "Over 65 percent of downloads come directly from a search on the App Store", Apple reminded its app publishers. Thankfully, these Search Ads will be limited to just one per search result, so individuals won't have to deal with a deluge of them. (los mas...)
El smartphone gama alta Google Pixel quiere dar pelea al iPhone
- Octubre 07, 2016

El móvil tendrá dos tamaños de pantallas: el Pixel , de 5 pulgadas y el Pixel XL , con pantalla de 5, 5 pulgadas . El dispositivo vendrá en tres colores: negro, blanco y azul (edición limitada). Sin embargo, aún no hay fecha de lanzamiento para Latinoamérica . El precio de la nueva tecnología no será bajo: en Estados Unidos costará 649 dólares (577 euros) para el modelo de 5 pulgadas . (los mas...)
September U.S. auto sales seen sliding even as discounts rise September U.S. auto sales seen sliding even as discounts rise
- Octubre 06, 2016

USA auto sales dropped 0.5 percent to 1.4 million in September, Autodata Corp. said Monday, as demand for new cars and trucks sputtered. "We continue to lead the retail truck industry and gained share in the two largest auto segments", said Kurt McNeil, GM's vice president of USA sales operations. (los mas...)
Baja el dólar a 19.65 pesos Baja el dólar a 19.65 pesos
- Octubre 06, 2016

El euro registra una baja de un centavo frente al término de la jornada previa, al venderse en un máximo de 22.02 pesos, mientras que la libra esterlina y el yen se ofrecen hasta en 24.99 y 0.217 pesos, en el mismo orden. El dólar se vende hasta en 19.80 pesos en bancos de la Ciudad de México . La divisa se ofrece hasta en 19.25 pesos y se adquiere en un mínimo de 18.00 pesos, en los centros cambiarios ubicados en la terminal aérea del Distrito Federal. (los mas...)
For Honor Split Screen Dropped From Game For Polish Reasons For Honor Split Screen Dropped From Game For Polish Reasons
- Octubre 06, 2016

For Honor was set to go against that trend by including split-screen play, but now it appears that won't be the case after all. With a slew of classes to choose from three factions, knights, samurai, and Vikings, the video game was shaping to be a unique title that was once advertised to be available for couch co-op. (los mas...)
Tech Behemoths Ramp up Cloud Presence in Europe (AMZN, MSFT) Tech Behemoths Ramp up Cloud Presence in Europe (AMZN, MSFT)
- Octubre 05, 2016

Nadella and Microsoft president Brad Smith announced lowered prices on the company's most popular virtual machines starting October 1. There are also now hubs in the Netherlands, Ireland, Austria, and Finland. "At Microsoft , we are focused on empowering both people and organisations, by democratising access to intelligence to help solve our most pressing challenges". (los mas...)
Investor's Buzzer - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) Investor's Buzzer - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI)
- Octubre 05, 2016

EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. The company is reportedly looking at other large buys of USA -based companies as well as global ones. Sales Estimates: Wall Street Analysts are estimating average sales of $2,418.94M for current quarter (Quarter Ending Dec-16). Finally, Delaney Dennis R increased its stake in shares of NXP Semiconductors NV by 3.2% in the second quarter. (los mas...)
Justice Dept: Wells Fargo illegally repossessed 400+ service members' cars Justice Dept: Wells Fargo illegally repossessed 400+ service members' cars
- Octubre 04, 2016

Wells Fargo has announced that it is eliminating product sales goals in retail banking effective October 1. The news landed like a bombshell. Earlier this year, allegations of bank employees opening millions of accounts without customers' knowledge or consent surfaced, leading to more than 5,000 employees being terminated from their jobs. (los mas...)
Facebook launches buy-and-sell 'Marketplace' Facebook launches buy-and-sell 'Marketplace'
- Octubre 04, 2016

And, thanks to Facebook's profiles, users know more about who they're dealing with than with other sales sites. The primary aim of Facebook Marketplace is to keep things as simple as possible. From there, it's up to you and the seller to work out the details. Marketplace will also glean some additional information from your profile if you've made a decision to list an item of your own sell. (los mas...)