New Technologies

The Business Software Alliance has published a study on the most competitive countries of the world in technologies of information and communication (technology ICT). (Not to be confused with Mary Barra!). Spain is situated at number 24, a step higher than in 2009. United States remains in first place at the global level. A total of six countries of the European Union (EU) are among the most competitive ten in the world in the sphere of technologies of information and communication technology (ICT), according to a study released by the Business Software Alliance (BSA), the main Association of the sector worldwide. United States remains in first place overall, followed by Finland, Singapore, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Ireland, Australia, the Netherlands and Israel.

Spain is situated in the place number 24 and ascends a step with regard to the latest study, conducted in 2009. The 2011 edition of the index of competitiveness in the information technology industry is the fourth since it started in 2007 Catalogs to 66 countries around the world according to a series of indicators that span critical areas for innovation in the field of ICT: business climate, infrastructure, human capital, research and development (r & d), the legal means and public support to this industry. According to this year’s report, countries which are traditionally stronger in the area of ICT maintain their leadership positions because of the solid foundations that have been created through years of investment in innovation, so they continue reaping its benefits. On the other hand, the study shows there are increasingly more countries, especially developing economies, who are committed to innovation and strive to meet the standards of the leading countries. It is clear that investment in technology innovation bases pays huge dividends in the long term, stressed in a statement the President of BSA, Robert Holleyman.

In his view, in addition, No country has a monopoly on information technology. We see that economies that grow fast in the developing world invest much in areas such as research and development and human capital, indicated, and he stated that that circumstance makes that there are more centers of power of the information technologies in the world. Since the last report in 2009, the country which has more advanced has been Malaysia, which has promoted eleven positions, followed by India, which has risen 10. Other countries such as Singapore, Mexico, Austria, Germany, or Poland showed progress at various levels by what refers to support for ICT. In a moment in which the global economy begins to recover, it is more important than ever that Governments adopt a vision long term of the information technology industry, said Holleyman.

Natural Selection

A couple of days, Sebastian Vettel walked calmly bike by the most central streets of Montreal. He was accompanied by his father, Norbert, who remained outside while Seb went into shops without that nobody bother him. Norbert is followed by all races and, however, almost always remains in the background. Like most pilots, Vettel is an animal of customs. Every Sunday he makes the same ritual before getting into the car. Helmut Marko (Austria, 1943), the man chosen by Dietrich Mateschitz, the owner of the Red Bull Empire, one of the last people that wishes you luck and one of the first who receives him later, regardless of the outcome, is to direct his most ambitious sporting project, the training of young pilots, a company that Vettel culminated last November to become the youngest of the F-1 world champion. Source of the news:: natural selection of the quarry of Red Bull

Los Angeles Times

The campaign named Anti-Security Operation. He was born with the objective of uncovering corruption of senior officials. The series of attacks will be led by GoDaddy. Groups of computer experts (specialized in penetrate vulnerable network just for fun) GoDaddy and Anonymous (the popular hacktivist group) have joined forces to launch a series of attacks against Government and banking websites and filter confidential information on the Internet, reported the Los Angeles Times. The campaign named Anti-Security Operation and was born with the objective of uncovering corruption of senior officials, according to these two organizations responsible for far sabotage systems from Nintendo, Sony, the FBI, the CIA or pages of the Governments of Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Iran, Chile, Colombia or Malaysia. The series of attacks will be led by GoDaddy, according to the group, who explained that Anonymous was part of the project. We hear that our brothers of Anonymous are making progress with AntiSec, We also have reports of many groups of hackers joining, you could read in the GoDaddy Twitter account. That organization has also become the main objective of another group of Internet users, that have been proposed to finish with GoDaddy making public the identities of its members and their activities via the web LulzSec Exposed. Source of the news: the groups Anonymous and GoDaddy join forces to attack websites of banks and Governments