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Luminescent wearables developed at Eurecat centres

Second skin

Slowly but surely, patience and research are paying off and wearable technology is finding its place

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Google news

Google brings out new phones and a tablet to compete with Apple at lower prices with revamped OS and Apps.

Josep Albors at the Eset stand during this year's Mobile World Congress.  QUIM PUIG
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Attacking moving targets

With the recent growth of the mobile sector, there are some 4,500 new cyber threats to Android devices every day but most attacks are still against PCs

Attendees walk between Microsoft and Sony logos at E3 in Los Angeles.  REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON

E3: an annual festival of video games

The gaming event of the year, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, has just wound up in Los Angeles with the giants of the industry announcing their upcoming plans and novelties

The internet giant has no intention of missing the opportunity to make the leap into the fast-growing, fiercely-competitive but profitable mobile sector. The new project will begin in the US and will initially be by invitation only.  REUTERS

Google gets into mobile

The internet titan has plans to introduce a new system using existing networks and designed to guarantee the fastest speeds possible for mobile users in each location

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Secret of the smile

The popular pictograms used by Whatsapp are Japanese in origin and have been around since the 1990s

The digital future is under debate. omnipresent. In the photo, a visitor to the Mobile World Congress, held in Barcelona last March  AFP
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Digital life 2025

A US survey asks 3,000 IT researchers and investigators for their predictions of the Internet world of 2025

The PuntCat foundation has produced 200,000 bookmarks like the one above in a Barcelona bookshop as part of the campaign to promote the .cat web domain to the general public.  GABRIEL MASSANA

Dot cat 10 years old

As the .cat internet suffix approaches its 10th anniversary, the domain name extension continues to experience great success, especially among companies

The Google Translate icon; just a click and users have instant translation in a dozen languages.
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What did you say?

Google and Twitter present new state-of-the-art translation Apps for mobiles in major languages

Immense. An HDTV: 110 inches of high.tech, on show at the Las Vegas fair. DAVID BECKER / AFP
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Say Hi to 4KUHD

Those were the days! Saying goodbye to the idiot box forever and diving head first into the future.