Due to its extreme dryness, the Atacama Desert in Chile is one of the most important environments on Earth for researchers who need to approximate the conditions of Mars.
This week the World Wide Web turned 28 and its inventor believes fake news, privacy and political advertising are its biggest threats.
Benefiting from Trump’s migration restrictions, a quiet technology revolution is underway in Guadalajara
The UN led the first playable policy conference which aims to address some of the world’s most complex challenges.
There are now more than 240 public access wi-fi spots dotted around the country and the price for an hour of internet access, while still expensive by international standards, has dropped by more than half, to $1.50 (£1.20) for an hour.
The EUBrasilCloudFORUM has just released its Preliminary Research Roadmap on cloud computing, providing an in-depth analysis of the current situation of research collaboration in cloud computing between Europe and Brazil
Telefónica, Huawei and intelligent energy company Kamstrup have launched the first project with narrowband internet of things (IoT) technology in Latin America.
Company brings fact-check tag to Latin America as part of its ongoing effort to combat fake news
Given the IT industry's projected growth and the increasing accessibility of training programs, coding is poised to be a major supplier of jobs for the middle class.
Greenpeace’s report Clicking Green explores digital infrastructure’s renewable transition.
According to the Imperva Incapsula Bot Traffic Report, various bots are now responsible for more than half of all internet traffic around the globe and estimates that businesses lose an estimated $7 billion dollars each year because of this
An ingenious answer to digital deprivation. like citizens of most countries in the digital age, Cubans are familiar with app stores. But theirs have actual doors
“Mozilla Nativo” an initiative that seeks the incorporation of the indigenous languages to the digital world. In particular, it will make easier for indigenous languages speakers to make of the web.
At 15 Million USD D-Wave's 2000Q quantum computer will ship to select customers but could ultimately be available to others via the cloud
In the home and beyond, it's more important than ever that gadgets get standard ways to talk to each other. And there are signs of progress.
Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UN’s Office for Outer Space Affairs says they can contribute to the push for sustainable development.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that she would introduce a bill in Congress next week creating a Science and Technology Ministry, fulfilling one of her campaign promises.
With just your phone number and a little bit of what’s called “social engineering” in which a hacker doesn’t necessarily need technical knowledge but just to convince a customer service rep that they are you, a maliciously intentioned person can break into all the above accounts and more.
The world of mobile payments is one of the hottest segments of the financial technology industry. Mobile payment technology in Latin America has an immense market need and a millennial-rich population of early adopters
This could determine whether you get a right or left swipe.
Cuba's state-run telecommunications company Etecsa has signed a deal with Google that will enable faster access to content from the American company.
From the fiendish classic that tests your sausage-cooking skills to the summer of Jigglypuffs and a return to first world war battlefields, here are 2016’s best video games
Mexico has become a haven for the black market of stolen personal data of all kinds, reported Crónica. And the potential profits are considerable.
In one of Peru’s most rural, isolated and impoverished areas computers with Internet access and organic gardens are revolutionizing education
Video calling has officially become mainstream. Many of today’s chat apps, including Apple’s eponymous Facetime,
The sharing of information should be a conversation — not an enigma buried somewhere in the Terms of Service of a site.
Through this partnership, Microsoft and OpenAI will advance their mutual goal to democratize AI, so everyone can benefit from the technology.
Uruguayan electronics technician Sergio Olivieri has developed a system that uses virtual reality, or VR, to help rehabilitate people with brain damage
AI stands to help medicine advance at rates that have previously been impossible, potentially saving untold numbers of future lives.
The AI aims at learning from the environment, developing its own rules at the policy layer, and developing expert systems without discarding any data. It based its analysis on 20 million data points from platforms such as Google, Twitter, and YouTube.
The doubling of computer processing speed every 18 months, known as Moore's Law, is just one manifestation of the greater trend that all technological change occurs at an exponential rate.
These new sustainable power supply systems are helping us to develop technologies that are more reliable and efficient than ever.
Technology giant Microsoft inaugurated a computer security center in Brazil, the task of which will be to monitor the online activities of cyberpirates and guarantee greater protection for its customers.
Vertical farming is turning out to be nearly 10 times more efficient than traditional agriculture. The development is being described as an agricultural evolution as opposed to a revolution.
As a side project to the scientific collaboration between Mexican and Peruvian researchers, the book Riqsiyku about nanotechnology was released. A text written in Spanish and Quechua, aimed for primary school children.
Peru’s first Earth observation satellite has been launched into orbit. PeruSAT-1 is the region’s most powerful submetric observation satellite in its category,
Ex-NASA Chief Dan Goldin has revealed his company KnuEdge, which develops neural chips that follow the principles of the human brain and produces voice recognition and authentication technology.
Much like “the cloud,” “big data,” and “machine learning” before it, the term “artificial intelligence” has been hijacked by marketers and advertising copywriters.
Chinese officials say the world's first quantum satellite will enable them to have a hack proof communication system.
Quantum computers are largely hypothetical devices that could perform some calculations much more rapidly than conventional computers can.