July 2017

Apple removes VPN

Source: Hacker NewsIn order to comply with Chinese censorship law, Apple has started removing all virtual private network (VPN) apps from the App Store in China, making it harder for internet users to...

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Online abuse and my

Source: iMoreAs a father of three active children, I'm no stranger to calls from school in the middle of the day.They happen a lot, and for all different reasons. Lunchboxes left at home, bruises...

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Tesla en Puerto Rico

Fuente: MaximoSolar¿POR QUE POWERWALL?Las baterías Tesla para el hogar maximizan lautilidad de los paneles solares y ofrecen unavariedad de soluciones de suministro deelectricidad de...

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Es preciso

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaGozar de buena salud es un justo reclamo que hacen los residentes de Peñuelas, por lo que el gobierno, en el descargue de su responsabilidad, debe velar por este derecho,...

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Plans for a research

Source: Science MagazinePaola Ayala knew it was a gamble to dial down her physics research at the University of Vienna in May 2015 and spend most of her time at Yachay Tech University, a nascent...

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This Story About

Source: GizmodoIn his recent adventures beyond the valley, Mark Zuckerberg has made a point of hammering on the issue of income inequality, saying the US should “explore ideas like universal basic...

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Científicos contra

Fuente: SciDev   [BELO HORIZONTE] Científicos reunidos en la 69ª Reunión Anual de la Sociedad Brasileña para el Avance de la Ciencia (SBPC, por sus siglas en portugués), realizada del 16 al 22 de...

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US defence agencies

Source: NatureThe JASONs, a group of elite scientists that advises the US government on national security, has weighed in on issues ranging from cyber security ​to renewing America’s nuclear arsenal....

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Acreedores piden

Fuente: NoticelEl Comité de Acreedores No Asegurados (CANA), uno de los grupos reconocidos para tener participación formal en el caso de la reestructuración de la deuda de Puerto Rico, pidió a la...

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Se muere Río Piedras

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaRío Piedras está gravemente herido, languidece y parece estar olvidado a su suerte. Su primer gran golpe fue la explosión en el Paseo de Diego, que dejó decenas de muertos y...

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Deficit de atención

por Rodrigo FernósSalió una critica recientemente notando que todos los nuevos rectores asignados por el nuevo presidente, Darrel Hillman Barrera, han sido donantes del partido el gobernador R....

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Those weird radio

Source: The VergeLast week, astronomers at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico announced they had picked up some strange radio signals coming from a small red dwarf star, and they couldn’t quite...

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Senator blasts FCC

Source: ARS TechnicaUS Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) criticized the Federal Communications Commission for failing to turn over its internal analysis of the DDoS attacks that hit the FCC's public comment...

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FCC has no

Source: ARS TechnicaThe US Federal Communications Commission says it has no written analysis of DDoS attacks that hit the commission's net neutrality comment system in May.In its response to a Freedom...

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The FCC Is Full of

Source: Gizmodo On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission fired back against negative coverage of its response to a public records request filed by Gizmodo in May.“Media reports claiming that...

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Update to iOS 10.3.3

Source: MacWorldiOS users should update immediately to version 10.3.3 to eliminate the risk of a Wi-Fi-based exploit that can be carried out by an attacker in proximity to a device—or potentially...

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Chile closer to

Source: MercoPressChilean lawmakers took a major step toward legalizing abortion in some cases on Wednesday, a dramatic development in one of Latin America’s most traditionally conservative countries....

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Trump Nominates Sam

Source: GizmodoPresident Donald Trump managed to sneak a few minutes from his busy schedule of threatening federal investigators to make official his nominee for the United States Department of...

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Peñuelas: Comunidad

Fuente: Claridad"Esta es una comunidad que precisamente por ese largo historial de lucha, de combatividad, por la contaminación que han generando estas compañías y los abusos que se han cometido...

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Los humanos ya han

Fuente: El PaisDesde que empezara la producción masiva de plásticos, en los años cincuenta, los humanos han generado 8.300 millones de toneladas métricas de plástico. De esa ingente cantidad, solo el...

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Cuts imperil

Source: Science MagazineSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL—Strapped for cash after 3 years of austerity budgets, Brazilian scientists are bracing for an even harsher year ahead. The federal government is planning to...

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Rivera Schatz

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaEl presidente del Senado, Thomás Rivera Schatz, defendió esta mañana la nueva ley que regula la disposición de cenizas en Puerto Rico, al señalar que provee medidas que protegen a...

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Scientists Warn

Source: GizmodoIf there’s anything that just about sums up the desperation of the Great Depression in one filthy package, it’s photos of the Dust Bowl, when over-farming resulted in roving dust storms...

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EN TORNO A LA

Fuente: ASPPROLa Asociación de Periodistas de Puerto Rico (ASPPRO) lamenta la decisión de GFR Media y del diario Primera Hora de cancelar la columna gráfica (caricatura) de Pepito, de la autoría de...

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Las cenizas de

por Rodrigo FernósLa verdad que es patético cuando un senador alude ‘a las malas decisiones y acciones del gobierno’ como si el mismo no tuviera papel alguno es ‘esos asuntos’. Tal acaba de hacer el...

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PNP: La verdad

por Rodrigo FernosUno de los rasgos distintivos del totalitarismo es la irracionalidad y arbitrariedad de sus políticas y acciones. Después de todo, cualquier gobierno basado meramente en el poder...

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Ubuntu Linux for

Source: HackerNewsWindows and Linux in the same line? Yes, you heard that right... and that too, on the same computer and within the same operating system.Two months ago, Microsoft announced its plans...

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How poverty affects

Source: NatureIn the late 1960s, a team of researchers began doling out a nutritional supplement to families with young children in rural Guatemala. They were testing the assumption that providing...

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Fallece Maryam

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaWashington - La iraní Maryam Mirzakhani, la primera mujer ganadora de la medalla Fields, considerada el premio Nobel de las Matemáticas, falleció hoy en Estados Unidos a los 40...

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Los gigantes

Fuente: El PaisDecenas de empresas tecnológicas se aliaron este miércoles para protestar contra la propuesta del Gobierno de Donald Trump dirigida a limitar la neutralidad en la Red. A través de sus...

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Engineered cell

Source: NatureThe benefits of cells used as CAR-T therapies (orange) make them attractive options for certain people with cancer.External advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have...

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Researcher Claims

Source: Hacker NewsA researcher has claimed that Samsung's Tizen operating system that runs on millions of Samsung products is so poorly programmed that it could contain nearly 27,000 programming...

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Study: The Internet

Source: GizmodoA nationally-representative study on online harassment released by Pew Research today confirms what most of us already know: the internet is absolutely chock full of abusive...

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'Marie Curie: The

Source: LA TimesThough its subject might have been known for her scientific expertise, “Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge” takes a decidedly poetic approach to the life of the Nobel-Prize-winning...

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World's largest

Source: NatureRadiocarbon dating has long been used to reveal the age of organic materials — from ancient bones to wooden artefacts. Scientists are now using the amassed dates for wider applications,...

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US Tangles With the

Source: GizmodoNegotiations over the wording of the final communiqué from the G20 meeting of the world’s wealthiest nations carried on late into Saturday morning. The sticking point? Disagreements...

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Crean una ventana

Fuente: El Pais En España se trata de una situación que conocemos bien: durante el verano tratamos de evitar a toda costa que el sol entre por las ventanas y achicharre el interior, pero durante el...

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WHO warns about the

Source: MercopressOral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organization says. It is warning that if you contract gonorrhea, it is...

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The Black Death May

Source: GizmodoFrom 1347 to 1351, a nightmare disease ravaged Europe, afflicting victims with putrid black boils, fevers, vomiting, and in short order, death. Daily life ground to a halt as the Black...

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How the iPhone Was

Source: Documentary WSJ...

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Our obsession with

Source: NatureWe can quantify exactly how much faster Usain Bolt is than the next-fastest sprinter. It's much harder to say who is the best scientist, let alone how much better they are than the...

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New Observations

Source: GizmodoNew research suggests our galaxy contains as many as 100 billion brown dwarfs—a type of celestial object that didn’t have quite what it takes to become a full-fledged star. The finding...

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Face of the woman

Source: MercoPressThe face of the Lady of Cao, considered to be a queen who ruled northern Peru 1,700 years ago, was revealed on Tuesday thanks to 3D technology developed by private companies, as was...

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Hypnotic Video

Source: GizmodoThe Earth is a giant magnet, with a north and a south pole just like any magnet you’ve ever played with. But the Earth’s magnetic field plays a vital role: It field helps to prevent...

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Salud: “Lo primero

Fuente: ClaridadPara lidiar con la visión imperante en Puerto Rico de que la salud es un negocio, “lo primero que hay que hacer es sacar a los mercaderes del templo. Hay que sacar a las aseguradoras...

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No al muro:

Fuente: ClaridadEl diseñador de aplicaciones y videojuegos, Carlos Marcial Torres ha recibido centenares de mensajes de odio en la última semana. Es una buena señal. La derecha pro-Trump ha visto su...

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Let science be a

Source: NatureAs they make plans for Fourth of July fireworks and barbecues, many Americans also think of Thomas Jefferson penning the US Declaration of Independence. Fewer realize that Jefferson...

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Bayamón será la

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaDe la mano del espacio de cotrabajo Engine-4, el Municipio Autónomo de Bayamón se ha ofrecido como laboratorio para convertirse en la primera ciudad inteligente de Puerto...

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La Junta gastará $52

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaAunque la mayor parte irá a pagar honorarios de abogados, el primer presupuesto aprobado para la Junta de Supervisión Fiscal (JSF) contempla que los empleados de ese organismo...

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La Junta oficializa

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaLa Junta de Supervisión Fiscal (JSF) presentó formalmente, ante el Tribunal Federal en Puerto Rico, la petición de reestructuración de la deuda de la Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica...

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¿A dónde van los $60

Fuente: NoticelTal como aseguró José Carrión III, una vez finalizada la octava reunión de la Junta de Control Fiscal (JCF) el viernes, el ente federal publicó su presupuesto operacional para el año...

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Latinoamérica

Fuente: SciDev.net [SANTIAGO] Este año ningún país latinoamericano o caribeño aparece entre los “artífices de innovación” en el  Índice Global de Innovación 2017, que mide 81 indicadores tales como...

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NATO Considering

Source: Gizmodo On Saturday, Kevin Scheid, a Department of Defense veteran, was placed in charge of NATO’s cyber operations. The appointment wouldn’t be big news if it weren’t for the fact that he’s...

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Scientists Find 100

Source: GizmodoThis has been a huge year for finding specimens in amber, from bird wings to dinosaur feathers to this ugly-ass bug. But this new finding might be the best one yet: a nearly complete...

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Desmantelan la AEE

Fuente: ClaridadLa creación de las corporaciones públicas a principios de la década de 1940 tuvo como propósito pasar a manos del gobierno servicios esenciales para el país como la energía eléctrica,...

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Audrey Tang, la

Fuente: El Pais No hay muchos superdotados en la política. Esto no es una afirmación prejuiciosa, sino una evidencia estadística. Los superdotados -o con “altas capacidades intelectuales”,...

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El gobernador

Fuente: Benjamín Torres Gotay / ENDISi el destino o el azar hubieran llevado por otros rumbos al gobernador Ricardo Rosselló, no habría sido extraño verlo por el Fideicomiso de Ciencias, Tecnología e...

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