Young Mexican scientists win air-robotics competition in China

A Mexican air robotics project won second place in China in which competitors had to carry out a series of activities while simulating an explosion and fire at an offshore drilling rig. The “Ráfaga” air robotics project launched by the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE) won second place during an More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 13th, 2016

SolarCity to invest 1 billion USD in Mexico

The Mexico unit of SolarCity, the rooftop solar developer controlled by billionaire Elon Musk, aims to invest as much as $1 billion USD in Mexico over the next five years, the company announced on Tuesday, November More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Mexico’s IEnova increases credit line with banks to $1.17 bln USD

Mexican energy infrastructure firm IEnova, a unit of U.S.-based Sempra Energy , said on Thursday it had increased a credit line with a group of banks to $1.17 billion from $600 million. The credit line will be used More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 4th, 2016

The number of Internet users in Mexico nearly doubled in the last 4 years

Jorge Valencia, author and collaborator for Fronteras, an multimedia collaboration among public radio stations across the southwestern US, published an article about 3 Surprising Facts About The Internet In Mexico: Mike More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Do you believe in KARMA? You better do… GoPro launches its first Drone!

GoPro introduced their new products, 2 action cameras, the Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session, which offer a number of new features -among which is the management by voice commands-, and Karma, its first drone. The More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

AAK 180 DIVING MASK: Free your eyes and enjoy the dive of your life!

We must start by saying that AAK means turtle in Maya, and so the AAK 180 Diving Mask was inspired in the way a tortoise roams free and easy around the seven seas. AAK is the first single lens peripheral vision More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Mexico’s TotalPlay customers now able to access GameFly Streaming

Starting this month, Mexican triple-play operator TotalPlay customers are able to access the GameFly Streaming platform. The service will initially provide unlimited access to over 30 games for 159 pesos per month More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Bike-ride simulator developed by Mexican students succeeds in Germany

During Gamescom 2016, 345,000 visitors from 97 countries celebrated the world’s largest event for computer and video games on the Cologne fair grounds in Germany, from 17 to 21 August. At this event, a group More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 5th, 2016
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Once upon a time, there was something more revolutionary than Apple or Facebook

It’s easy to think that the modern era in communication began in the 1990s with the birth of the Internet. But we actually have to go back further — to 1895 and the discovery that intelligible signals could More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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25 years ago, the first Web page was served on the open Internet

Internet, the global platform that connects humans and machines, actually went online 25 years ago yesterday! On 23 August, 1991, the public accessed World Wide Web for the first time. The credit for designing More...