Telefónica, Huawei, Kamstrup launch NB-IoT tech in Latam

Telefónica, Huawei and intelligent energy company Kamstrup have launched the first project with narrowband internet of things (IoT) technology in Latin America.

Google expands fact-checking feature to Latin Ameria

Company brings fact-check tag to Latin America as part of its ongoing effort to combat fake news

The next blue collar job? Coding

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.

The race for a green internet

Greenpeace’s report Clicking Green explores digital infrastructure’s renewable transition.

“Bad” Internet traffic loses businesses over $7 billion annually

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

In Cuba, app stores pay rent

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

Software program identifies brains with Alzheimer’s disease

From magnetic resonance brain structure imagery, the software program automatically rates Alzheimer’s disease patients with 70% assertiveness.

The web goes native

“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.

D-Wave's quantum computer runs a staggering 2,000 qubits

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

Drones can help measure air pollution in Peru

The qAIRa project aims to measure pollution in La Oroya one of the most polluted cities in the world and the Madre de Dios region.

The Internet Of Things could finally get the common language it needs

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.

The ‘plastic’ bags that dissolve in water

These are biodegradable, compostable and recyclable bags made from cassava root and natural resins. 

Space technology can make the world better

Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UN’s Office for Outer Space Affairs says they can contribute to the push for sustainable development. 

Chile will have a Science & Technology Ministry

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.

How to protect yourself from Hakers

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.

Wireless biodiversity monitoring in the Amazon

Scientists from Australia, Brazil and Spain will use a wireless sensor network to monitor wildlife in the Amazon. 

Why mobile payment technology is leap-frogging in Latin America

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

How can technology help us solve human rights challenges?

XPrize Foundation encourages the development of technology to change the world.

High hopes in Chile and Mexico as Canada contributes $14 million in clean technology

As Climate change is a global problem that requires a global solution, Canada is committed to reducing climate-harming pollutants at home and around the world.

8 Tips to craft the perfect Tinder profile, based on scientific research

This could determine whether you get a right or left swipe.

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