WHO study concludes cell phone use may cause cancer

PARIS .- The International Centre for Research on Cancer (IARC), a specialized agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that radio frequency electromagnetic fields, which include mobile phones, “could be carcinogenic to human beings.” “The tests, which continue to accumulate, are very strong to justify a classification level 2b for cell phones, one […]
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Google believes that users should have control of their own data

MADRID .- With current news full of issues with security breaches, data theft and the new framework on telecommunications just around the corner, Google’s security chief, Peter Fleischer, stated that a solution to all services would be to allow users to control their own data. “Nobody, neither we nor the government should make decisions regarding […]
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Study: smoking increases social inequality

BUENOS AIRES – Smoking causes more than 5 million deaths per year and 80% of smokers live in developing countries, according to a study conducted at the request of the World Health Organization (WHO) and involved 31 million people worldwide. “This study shows that there is an inverse relationship between income level and consumption of […]
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Google presents tap-to-pay cellphone wallet payment system

Google is about to launch a payment service via mobile phones with the Android operating system, various media reported today, including the Wall Street Journal. The idea is that customers only have to hold their phone against a device at the checkout (tap-to-pay). Apparently the company will unveil the service on Thursday. At first the […]
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Twitter buys Tweetdeck

Twitter has acquired the network management tool via web tweeted in a deal valued at more than $ 40 million that has not been officially confirmed but that appeared in the news on CNN today. In recent months, TweetDeck has been the subject of sale rumors, first UberMedia, which offered between 25 and 30 million […]
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Shakira reaches 30 million fans on Facebook

Colombian singer Shakira reached a new record this week in her social networks when she broke the 30 million fans on Facebook and joined the Top 10 on Twitter, as was reported today. On Facebook, Shakira is among the top five celebrity sites in the ranks, sharing the Top 5 with artists such as Eminem, […]
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Facebook will not open up to users under 13

PARIS- Facebook is not working in the short term to make the largest social network in the world available for users under the age of 13, said its founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday. Facebook, which has more than 500 million active users, allows registration of children under a certain age. This age varies […]
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