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Two security researchers in Spain report new Linux vulnerability

In a security report released on December 14, ethical hackers Hector Marco and Ismael Ripoll – who work as security researchers at the polytechnic university of Valencia, Spain – revealed that they have found a brand-new vulnerability affecting the Linux systems.

The vulnerability... read more

World’s Oldest Depiction of Campsite Unearthed in Spain

A team of archaeologists recently discovered what they call the earliest depictions of a hunter-gatherer camp ever discovered. They said the primitive engravings they found are about 13, 800 year old.

According to the team, newfound etchings were discovered near the Molí del Salt rock... read more

Geeksphone to stop manufacturing smartphones

In a recently-released press release, Spanish smartphone manufacturer Geeksphone has said that it has ceased smartphone production. The company’s decision to ditch the handset industry comes after six years and six smartphone launches.

Geeksphone was co-founded by Rodrigo Silva-Ramos,... read more

T-Mobile offers preview of Samsung Galaxy S6 in Next Big Thing promo

T-Mobile has offered a quick look at Samsung Galaxy S6 in an image shared on its website, terming it the ‘next big thing’ from Samsung. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung will showcase Galaxy S6. Technology experts have speculated that Samsung Galaxy S6 will have dual edge displays... read more

Solar system may have two additional undiscovered planets

The number of planets in our solar system is likely greater than we currently know as scientists have detected two cold, frigid bodies orbiting the sun beyond Neptune's path.

A fresh study conducted by a team of Spanish and British space scientists suggested that our solar system might be... read more

Spanish newspapers ask government to stop Google News shutdown

With a new Intellectual property Law passed by Spanish lawmakers forcing Google to shut down its Google News service in the country with effect from December 16, Spanish Newspaper Publishers' Association (AEDE) has called on the government to prevent the imminent closure of Google News.

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Ancient Indonesian decorated caves as old as vaunted images found in Europe

A new study has found that the Ancient Indonesian decorated caves that have images of hands and primitive animals dating back to at least 40,000 years ago are as old as the famous prehistoric art in Europe.

This discovery indicated towards the fact that there was an even earlier dawn of... read more

CaixaBank SA to Buy Banking Operations of Barclays in Spain

CaixaBank SA, Spain's third-biggest lender, has reached an agreement to purchase Spanish banking operations of Barclays Plc for about 800 million euros in cash. The deal is intended to expand its businesses as the economy starts showing strength.

CaixaBank, based in Barcelona, said in a... read more

Parents of Ashya King Arrested in Malaga

Parents of five-year old Ashya King, who was suffering from brain tumor, have been arrested on charges of pulling out their son from the hospital. Five-year old Ashya King was undergoing treatment for brain cancer at Southampton General Hospital in the U.K.

The parents, Brett and Naghmeh... read more

Amount Offered by Telefonica and Telecom Italia for GVT is above their Estimates, say analysts

Telecom Italia has come up with a counter-offer for the Brazilian unit Global Village Television (GVT) of Vivendi, exceeding a bid by Spain's Telefónica.

As per sources, this step by the telecommunication giants is a starting phase of the corporate battle between both the companies over... read more

Ancient Humans ate Snails

Archeologists have revealed that ancient humans who lived 30,000 years ago ate snails. They have found hundreds of burnt snail shells near fireplaces in addition to tools and other animal remains in rock shelters along a cliff in Spain. The researchers suggested that Paleolithic people on the... read more

Spanish Giant Telefonica Expanding Operations in Brazil

In the view to expand its operations in Brazil and to deal with the antitrust concerns, Spanish giant Telefonica has launched a EUR6.7 billion bid for Vivendi's Brazilian telecoms business Global Village Telecom (GVT).

The offer states that the French media group would receive BRL11.96... read more

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