Category Archives: Tech News

Entire Nest ecosystem of smart home devices goes offline

For at least a few hours overnight, owners of Nest products were unable to access their devices via the Nest app or web browsers, according to Nest Support on Twitter. Other devices like Nest Secure and Nest x Yale Locks behaved erratically.

via Pocket


SPEI, lecciones que nos deja el huachicoleo digital

Scarce accountability across the board from all the actors involved in the latest, and dreadest, cybersecurity breach (that we know of) Mexican financial institutions have suffered in recent history. Shameful, slow, vague and naive responses given from all; the mexican central bank and the banks primarily, although not just them got severe scratches from their attackers.
Are they hiding something? Being so vague leaves a lot of doors open to interpretation. And, with the current rarified political atmosphere it’s difficult not to wonder if that tall tale AMLO plays too often, has a little bit of truth in itself, that the big political and private gamers hide and manipulate the truth to create alternate realities?

Below a great article by El Economista, getting a deep look to the lack of accountability showed by all the actors participating in this sad play.
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SNK may be making a mini-console stuffed with arcade classics

If you’ve worked through the amazing selection of games provided by the NES and SNES Classic Editions, you may be in luck: SNK, the legendary arcade game creator behind the likes of Metal Slug and Samurai Shodown, is teasing what looks like its own tiny arcade cabinet.

via Pocket

Physical sales outsell digital downloads in US for first time since 2011

According to a recent report from The Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA), physical music sales beat digital downloads in 2017 in the US. That said, the difference between physical and digital sales is a mere 2% between 17% and 15% respectively.

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Elon Musk has removed Tesla and SpaceX’s Facebook pages after Twitter challenge

During a tweetstorm, Elon Musk has removed both of his companies’ Facebook pages after being challenged to do so by a few of his followers. The pages of both SpaceX and Tesla are now inactive. Each had around 2.6 million followers.

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Uber and Lyft are making streets more congested: Report

Uber and Lyft have forever promised to reduce the total number of cars on roads through their shared system of rides. But what if these platforms are actually just making traffic worse? That question is tugging at the lobes of academic researchers.

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FCC looks to approve SpaceX’s satellite internet plan

SpaceX is planning to send up a pair of its own satellites in this weekend’s launch, in order to test a proposed space-based broadband internet service. But if you want get into the broadband business, first you have to get past its U.S. gatekeepers: the FCC.

via Pocket