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.
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.
The Argentine e-business Mercado Libre announced that over the next five years it will invest some $100 million and create 5,000 “high quality” jobs
To help showcase different parts of Rio de Janiero during the Olympic Games, Instagram has created Instawalk Rio, a walkable tour of the city's street art
Experts are warning about a potential uptick in cyber crime activity in connection with the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as high-tech criminals gear up for the large crowds of wealthy tourists expected at the event.
Remote work, telework, home office, virtual work or telecommuting: call it what you want, but the fact of the matter is this new work modality is already widespread …
Researchers found a new "supercomputer" using nanotechnology. These biocomputers can solve mathematical problems faster, and they are more energy efficient.
Pokémon Go hit the UK app store right smack in the middle of Brighton’s game developer conference Develop, and it seemed suddenly the entire indie community was flicking Pokéballs into hotel corners to try and snag some of the city’s omnipresent Voltorbs and Magnemites.
Swiss Andre Borschberg, one of the two pilots of the Solar Impulse II, a solar-powered plane that is making a trip around the world, said that the technology applied in the aircraft should be used in cities.
Technology has been influencing human sensory perception since we prioritized visual communication over hearing, and information over everything.
China now has more of the world's fastest supercomputers than the US and without using US chips
As robots become integrated into society more widely, we need to be sure they’ll behave well among us.
The appeal of this approach lies in the combination of simplicity and generality; in principle, any problem can be encoded. In practice, applications are restricted by limited connectivity, available interactions and noise.
Claro, Net and Embratel join forces to ensure Rio is ready for internet demands expected to be four times greater than London Olympics.
Despite it is surprisingly common there is not official data nor specific penalties for sextorsion.
British journalists, Doug Gray and Luke Norman, created Rio Companion app, a travel guide that curates the best of the city.
The military police in Rio de Janeiro embrace Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter.