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The Internet of Things does not convince Peruvian users, but it aroused the interest of entrepreneurs
Technology & Science News TinTinTinTin November 28, 2017 721   0   1   0   0  
The Internet of things “IoT” is the network of a variety of devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators and network connectivity which enable these objects to connect, exchange data and automate certain daily routines in all segments of life.
3-D animation of a band of storms in northern Peru with clouds reaching over 13 km (8.1 miles); picture: NASA
Technology & Science News SunflowerSunflower March 25, 2017 818   1   1   0   0  
For weeks Peru suffers from unusual heavy rains, flooding and mudslides caused by an El Niño-like condition off the Peruvian coast with extreme warm ocean waters while elsewhere in the central and east central Pacific sea surface temperatures are about average.
Increase of cyber-attacks in Peru
Technology & Science News TinTinTinTin January 28, 2017 1404   0   1   0   0  
It is increasingly common to find fake websites, social network pages from recognized brands and Peruvian banking institutions. The well elaborated mock-up pages offer special discounts or campaigns with no other purpose than to fool the users in realizing purchases or transactions by providing their banking details and personal credentials on the internet.
Fight against the use of Illegal cellular / mobile phones in Peru
Technology & Science News TinTinTinTin January 26, 2017 857   0   1   0   0  
The Peruvian Ministry of Interior announced in a press release the implementation of a new system to tackle the widespread use of stolen or illegally manipulated cellphones in the country. Peru is renowned for a flourishing “second hand” market of stolen devices.
Peru introduces a biometric system to validate fingerprints of customers who want to buy a prepaid cellphone number
Technology & Science News SunflowerSunflower December 27, 2016 1015   0   1   0   0  
Osiptel, the Peruvian agency that regulates and supervises the telecommunication market in the country, announced today that starting from January the 2nd, 2017 cellphone operators in Peru are only allowed to activate prepaid cell phone numbers after verifying the identity of their customers with a biometric identification system.
Facebook's solar-powered, unmanned airplane that in the near futures is supposed to bring internet to the remotest parts of the world; photo: FB
Technology & Science News SunflowerSunflower November 18, 2016 505   0   1   0   0  
"As innovation is one of the central themes of the APEC Summit this week, we are realizing an interactive exhibition in Lima presenting some of our most ambitious projects", Facebook announced in a statement earlier this week. As part of the Innovation Lab project organized by Facebook, the exposition showcases solar-powered airplanes able to beam internet to remote parts...
MasGamers Tech Festival X, Peru's largest gamers convention, is held next weekend in Lima
Technology & Science News SunflowerSunflower November 02, 2016 777   0   1   0   0  
Peruvian gamers pay attention: MasGamers Tech Festival is back in Lima with three days full of entertainment, adrenaline, passion, competitions, latest news and novelties for all PC and console gamers. And to make this event even more interesting Enji Night, famous Hungarian cosplayer, and Dendi, renowned professional gamer, and one of the main figures of DOTA 2 will be...
The first Peruvian satellite PerúSAT-1 - Picture: Andina
Technology & Science News TinTinTinTin October 18, 2016 775   1   6   0   0  
On the 16. September this year the first Peruvian Satellite was launched by the Peruvian Space Agency CONIDA from Kourou.
Chapa Taxi - 100% Peruvian “App” to order taxis - Picture (c) Peru21
Technology & Science News TinTinTinTin September 30, 2016 791   0   1   0   0  
Chapa Taxi is the first Peruvian taxi ordering application and the company behind the development has set its goal to be the most economical and safest option in the market.
Lima Metro service disruption with 1,000 pasangers stuck for over one hour
Technology & Science News TinTinTinTin September 29, 2016 501   0   1   0   0  
A mechanical failure caused a Lima Metro train to get stranded at the Atocongo bridge and about 1,000 passengers were stuck in the cabin for over an hour.
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