The technology provides tools to fight gender violence

Bolivian Carmiña Santamaria, along with a team of experts in new technologies -among them Ecuadorian Carlos Villavicencio- created Kwema, a bracelet that activates an alarm system when the user is in trouble. Globally, one in three women has experienced physical or sexual...

Latin America has a digital advertising challenge

  Latin America will only be able to overcome the years of “delay” that drags in the field of digital advertising if it engages in the development of new tools, said Alexandre Hohagen, former vice president of Facebook and Google for the region, in an interview...

How does the Remote Control System sold by Hacking Team work?

The Italian software security company Hacking Team offered to its customers a tool to reinforce the work of the institutions responsible of enforcing the law. But it was hacked and more than 400 gigabytes of data, including e-mails, invoices, purchase orders and databases were...

Giant tortoises will be released in Galapagos

207 young giant turtles be released next month in Santa Fe island, Galapagos reported the Galapagos National Park ( GNP ), the Ministry of Environment.     The GNP together with Galapagos Conservancy, release the turtles of the species Chelonoidis hoodensis , the...
Posted On 22 May 2015
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156 cattle for restocking in the country came from the US

US 156 cattle arrived yesterday Lactacunga airport as part of plan of reforestation and genetic improvement of livestock sector of the Ministry of Agriculture .   Ten trucks were disinfected by Agrocalidad officials in foreign Lactacunga airport. This is the third shipment of...
Posted On 21 May 2015
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Quito joins environmental initiative of Latin American countries

During the Latin American Forum of Mayors Members of the C40, held in Buenos Aires, the mayors of the most populated cities in Latin America, including Quito, signed an agreement, which seeks to launch a plan of action to counteract the climate change. Within the framework of...

Swiss solar plane will fly around the world

A Swiss solar-powered plane took off this Tuesday March 10 in Muscat, Oman, and headed to India in the second tranche of its historic trip around the world. The Solar Impulse 2 took off just before dawn on Tuesday for a flight of 1,465 kilometers (910 miles) from Muscat to...

New outfit for physicians who treat Ebola patients will be safer

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University developed a new type of outfit for health workers struggling against Ebola. The new outfit will not only be more comfortable, but also less likely to accidentally infect users. The suit just got the funding from the US Agency for...