Cyber Bounty Hunters: Welcome to the Digital Wild Wild West

cyber security bounty hunters

This article was written by Carlos Valderrama, VP of Engineering of a UK Cyber Intelligence firm and one of the foremost cyber security experts in the world with over 15 years experience in Computer Forensics, Incident Response, Malware Analysis and Cyber Intelligence. The original post in Spanish can be found here. With the developments that have taken place in the most … [Read more...]

Bitcoin And Other Electronic Currencies Exempt From VAT In The EU


Many things have been said, written, speculated upon, rumored, and of course imagined when talking about electronic currencies (the vast majority referring to Bitcoin). The instability, the volatility, the uncertainty, and not to mention the early adopters bringing infamy to electronic currencies with their shady business dealings, have given us at least some kind of footing to … [Read more...]

How Barcelona Startup Genomcore Uses Big Data To Unleash The Power of Your DNA


The genomic analysis is presented as one of the most important evolutions in healthcare of the next century, but there are still a few skeptics that question this field. How can we interpret the information contained in our genome? How can healthcare professionals deal with the extensive volume of data that this process generates? How can patients have this extremely sensible … [Read more...]

FC Barcelona Launches Mobile Ticketing System At Camp Nou

FC Barcelona steps into XXI century with smartphones mobile ticketing

Whether you're a visitor or resident, it's fascinating to see how Barcelona has utilized technology to improve the city and lives of its people. From mobile applications created by the Government, to private companies that promote and integrate the creation of new systems, methodologies and practices that everyone can use and enjoy. One example of those entities is a … [Read more...]

Designing Wearable Technology That Matters


Those of us who work in the technology sector are all guilty of getting over excited about the next big thing. As the hype gathers pace, we mimic each other and repeat the same old jargon that everyone else is using. ‘Internet of Things’, ‘Wearables’, ‘Big Data’ are just a few of the current ones that are being repeated and shared incessantly across our many forms of media … [Read more...]

Barcelona mHealth Start-ups Take Lead In Healthcare Technology

Barcelona mhealth Startups - Barcinno

There’s no doubt that Barcelona is making a name for itself as the Mobile World Capital. And Spain has been making news at the forefront of certain healthcare, including standing as the example for the world in organ transplants and being home to performed the world’s first Google Glass surgery, performed by knee replacement prodigy Dr. Pedro Guillen. It only makes sense that … [Read more...]

WeNode 2014: This Is How We Node.JS Barcelona-style


WeNode was a one-day, not for profit conference focused on nodeJS, server-side and embedded JavaScript technologies. It was run by BarcelonaJS for the JavaScript community and hosted in the Mobile World Centre in the middle of Barcelona. I was invited along to take a look. The Day and Talks The morning started with us all together in the main room. The first talk of the … [Read more...]

Spain Gives Uber The Boot, Is France Next?

Uber vs Taxi Spain

The weekend can't come soon enough for the ride-sharing app Uber. Disaster is unfolding across continents for the fast-growing San Francisco-based startup recently valued at € On Monday, Uber was banned in New Delhi after a driver allegedly raped a female passenger. On the same day, the Dutch courts ruled that Uber's operations in Holland are in violation of … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Set-Up Your Dev Shop In Barcelona

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Are you thinking about moving your dev shop to Europe? If so, I've listed 5 reasons as to why Barcelona should be high on your list. And no, they are not all 'drinking Sangria in the sun'. 1. Barcelona is awesome I’ll start by stating the obvious and I am by no means what someone might call biased. For any of you that currently live in Barcelona or who have traveled here, you … [Read more...]