Ciencia y Tecnologia


Yellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open Yellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open
- Agosto 25, 2016

The road is expected to stay closed until at least Tuesday. One of the fires burning in Yellowstone National Park grew by more 6,000 acres Sunday, according to park officials. The weather was expected to be conducive to more fire growth Tuesday, but cooler temperatures and lighter winds were expected Wednesday, fire spokeswoman Sarah Gracey said. (los mas...)
Ford sets 2021 as target date for autonomous vehicles
- Agosto 25, 2016

According to Rod Lache, an analyst at Deutsche Bank believes that the level-4 driverless cars' production by 2021 will place the Blue Oval in the number one position among technology and auto corporations that are presently engaged in research in the field. (los mas...)
Astronomers discover potentially habitable planet close to our solar system
- Agosto 25, 2016

On the bright side, none of these doom-and-gloom scenarios can be proven without direct observation of the planet, and this can only occur in the unlikely event that the exoplanet passes between Proxima Centauri and Earth. This picture combines a view of the southern skies over the ESO 3.6-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile with images of the stars Proxima Centauri (lower-right) and the double star Alpha Centauri AB (lower-left) from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. (los mas...)
Lyft sought $9 billion buyout from GM, Apple with no success
- Agosto 23, 2016

Though Lyft's talks with Apple didn't materialize into anything, the Times adds that Apple was far from the company's only option. However, none so far has been successful, and so the company, with gas in the tank - or, rather, $1.4 billion in the bank - will keep on driving. (los mas...)
Microsoft Exec Says Project Scorpio To Get VR-Exclusive Titles Microsoft Exec Says Project Scorpio To Get VR-Exclusive Titles
- Agosto 22, 2016

Choices are plenty and Xbox Play Anywhere makes it easier for one to buy the title so that they could own it on two devices at once. Microsoft hasn't delivered the most coherent message on Xbox Scorpio, with confusion around whether its games will be required to render natively in 4K and what benefit 1080p display owners will get from the new system. (los mas...)
Body believed to be missing Williston man found Body believed to be missing Williston man found
- Agosto 22, 2016

Today the Facebook page dedicated to helping find Zackary Baldwin confirmed, it was Baldwin who was founded near the border. Authorities believe Baldwin was traveling eastbound when he went off the road and crashed. Baldwin was reported missing in June when his family say he left the home and went for a motorcycle ride before dinner but never returned. Baldwin was 30 years old and he is survived by his wife and three children. (los mas...)
Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: Rahul Gandhi gifts customised vehicles to 100 'Divyangs' Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: Rahul Gandhi gifts customised vehicles to 100 'Divyangs'
- Agosto 21, 2016

He said that every party leader should be ready to devote his life for the welfare of the mases and not hesitate to sacrifice their lives just like Rajiv Gandhi or Indira Gandhi did to safeguard communal harmony. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice-President Hamid Ansari were among those who paid floral tributes to Rajiv Gandhi at the Vir Bhumi memorial. Soon after which, Rajiv took the oath as the Prime Minister. (los mas...)
Unusual GOP pushback grows against scheduled Texas execution
- Agosto 21, 2016

I write separately because I would also remand claims five, six, and seven, in which applicant alleges that his participation in the offense and his moral culpability are too minimal to warrant the death penalty, that evolving standards of decency now prohibit the execution of a person who was convicted as a party to a capital offense, and, more generally, that Texas's death-penalty scheme should be declared unconstitutional because it is arbitrary and fails to target the worst of the worst ... (los mas...)
China's Chen wins badminton gold; Malaysia's Lee 3rd silver China's Chen wins badminton gold; Malaysia's Lee 3rd silver
- Agosto 21, 2016

Two-time world and All England champion Chen said he has followed and been inspired by the two greats since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, when Lin scored the first of two Games finals victories over Lee. The nerves of carrying hopes of Malaysians everywhere seemed to have gotten to him as Chong Wei failed to secure the second set with a final score of 18-21, placing him in 2nd place and gaining the silver medal in the end. (los mas...)
Dishonored 2 Gameplay Video Shows Off Emily's Powers Dishonored 2 Gameplay Video Shows Off Emily's Powers
- Agosto 21, 2016

Except Emily's all grown up now, and she certainly doesn't need protecting if this newest trailer is anything to go by. Finally, there's Domino, an ability that links up to four enemies and whatever happens to one enemy, happens to the rest. (los mas...)
China Opens World's Highest And Longest Glass Bridge China Opens World's Highest And Longest Glass Bridge
- Agosto 21, 2016

The bridge has set 10 world records spanning its design and construction, according to the committee. Glass-bottomed bridges have been erected across China as a way to attract tourists. In recent years, glass bridges have become a fad in China. Following an alarming glass bridge cracking incident at the Yuntai mountain in northern Henan in 2015, authorities in Zhangjiajie were eager to demonstrate the safety of the structure. (los mas...)
Championship leader Marquez takes pole for Czech MotoGP Championship leader Marquez takes pole for Czech MotoGP
- Agosto 21, 2016

For his part, Lorenzo said he was taken aback by the speed of Marquez's pole lap - but remains confident of having the long-run pace to challenge the Honda rider on Sunday. "I want to get back on track!" "But anyway, second row is more hard, but anyway, second row is still possible to make a good race and fight for the podium if you have a good pace". (los mas...)
Xbox Destiny fans won't be getting DLC soon Xbox Destiny fans won't be getting DLC soon
- Agosto 21, 2016

The official Bungie website updated the game and made sure it was clear that Xbox One isn't getting PlayStation exclusive content until late 2017. A patch issued in April doled out additional PlayStation-exclusive extras, including a themed Sparrow vehicle, a new sniper rifle, and armor sets for all classes. (los mas...)
Encuentran foto de Kate del Castillo con hijo de 'El Chapo' Encuentran foto de Kate del Castillo con hijo de 'El Chapo'
- Agosto 21, 2016

Afirmaron que los elementos federales están a la expectativa de que el secuestro desate un enfrentamiento entre grupos de narcotraficantes rivales. De momento, las autoridades sospechan que el secuestro fue ejecutado por el Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG ) para asestar otro golpe al imperio del poderoso capo. (los mas...)
Is Instagram the new Snapchat? Is Instagram the new Snapchat?
- Agosto 20, 2016

Instagram yesterday revealed its new "Video Channel" feature in an announcement on its blog. In fact the company even extended the length of a video on Instagram , meaning that instead of mere snippets, users could upload and share longer clips which might encourage them to stay in the app instead of heading to YouTube. (los mas...)
Oil breaks back through $50 but Opec output-freeze deal 'highly unlikely'
- Agosto 19, 2016

West Texas Intermediate, the USA benchmark, was higher than the previous close by 1.1 percent, opening the day at $47.31 per barrel. In addition, the EIA said that total motor gasoline inventories decreased by 2.7 million barrels last week, while distillate fuel inventories increased by 1.9 million for the period. (los mas...)
Brazil beat Colombia 2-0, reach Olympic football semifinals Brazil beat Colombia 2-0, reach Olympic football semifinals
- Agosto 18, 2016

Nine minutes later, Jesus scored his second goal of the match as he received a pass from Neymar and blasted the ball home to make it 3-0. "We do not talk about bonuses, we have not reached a definite value (with the Brazilian federation)", Marquinhos said when pressed over how much each player would earn for landing gold. (los mas...)
A Mass Effect remaster? EA says HD remakes are go A Mass Effect remaster? EA says HD remakes are go
- Agosto 18, 2016

According to an interview with Game Informer , the studio head said that they're now focused on giving games being released this year their time to shine, after which, they'll switch focus to new titles coming in 2017. Soderlund also offered an update about their upcoming, highly-anticipated sci-fi sim, given its absence from both E3 and Gamescom this year, saying fans will soon get their first glimpse of how the game plays. (los mas...)
Project Alloy, el dispositivo Project Alloy, el dispositivo "todo en uno" de realidad virtual de Intel
- Agosto 18, 2016

Es decir, no requiere conexión a una computadora (como el Oculus Rift y HTC Vive) ni requiere la pantalla de un teléfono inteligente (como Cardboard o Gear VR). Las gafas utilizan la tecnología RealSense para reconocer elementos alrededor del usuario y para mostrar cuando alguien ingresa al ángulo de vista del usuario. (los mas...)
Rio Olympics 2016: Akron's Clayton Murphy wins bronze in 800
- Agosto 17, 2016

Murphy's 1:42.93 made him the third-fastest American ever, and buried his previous personal best (1:44.30). Once he got there, he wanted to get out hard, race the other competitors, and have fun. There he's trained under distance and cross country coach Dick LaBadie, who at IL in 1971 became the first runner in the Big Ten to run a sub-4 minute mile. (los mas...)