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Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba

The candidate of the PSOE for the elections of 20-N has had a meeting with 53 college students arrived from across Spain. He has been in the framework of the initiative called dialogues with Rubalcaba. I don’t know how long this (crisis) will last, but we will leave, the Socialist has ensured. The candidate of the PSOE for the elections of 20-N, Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba, has chosen this Wednesday for closer relationships between University and company, and has proposed to study mechanisms to force a first contract for graduates, since it is easier to stay in the labour market when you are inside. The Socialist candidate has made this commitment during a meeting with 53 students arrived from across Spain, within the framework of the initiative called dialogues with Rubalcaba, dedicated this time to the University and employment. During a first procedure open to the media, Rubalcaba has wanted to refute the theory that any past was better and that the future generations will live worse than their parents, and said young people that he does not believe that will be the case. We are living difficult times, he has admitted, but it has guaranteed: I don’t know how long this (crisis) will last, but we will leave. His proposals for young people spend by forcing a first contract for university graduates, since, at its discretion, once they enter the job market they have easier to stay there. In addition, the objective that in the next four years about 400,000 students may make placements in companies has been marked. Source of the news: the candidate Perez Rubalcaba proposes “forcing” a first contract for the licensed

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Sony PlayStation

Vulnerability detected in Android, the mobile operating system of Google, has made that organization of consumers FACUA has requested the Spanish Agency of data protection your intervention investigate if violated the principle of security of the data by the American multinational. Vulnerability is that the system allows third party access to the data contained in the mobile through wifi open networks to which the user access to connect to the Internet. With this security hole data contained in the device such as phones, photographs, general information, addresses, passwords, etc. would be within the reach of any other user on the same wifi network. According to a study conducted by the University of Ulm in Germany, this bug affects 99.7% of Android users which has led to the claim by FACUA. The Association advised until the incidence is not resolved not to use applications using open wifi networks.

Google has detected the fault and has communicated you are trying to solve it as soon as possible, having turned out the problem in two of the three applications affected by the same. The ultimate solution will be operational in the coming days and will be distributed worldwide through an update of the operating system. This is not the first investigation requested by FACUA, in recent months has submitted requests for investigation with the Spanish data protection agency by the problems that have occurred in the Sony PlayStation and by different security problems detected in the social network Facebook.

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Commercial Bank

They start as favorite entities by their position of liquidity and experience. The options for other smaller institutions make it difficult. The Bank of Spain has received offers of a score of entities interested in the CAM, which has a significant market share. Banco Santander and CaixBank manifest its intention to participate in the auction of the Caja del Mediterraneo (CAM), Monday formally to the Bank of Spain with what the process of adjudication of the entity earns attractive and difficult choices for other smaller institutions. As reported by financial sources, without knowing the offers from other potential buyers, Banco Santander and CaixBank departing already as Favorites simply because of its position of liquidity and their experience.

The two entities have sufficient capacity to assume a giant of the size of the CAM and are aware of the attractiveness of its branch network and its number of customers, have highlighted the same sources. It is expected that Banco Santander will raise its intention of making with the alicantina box through Banesto, who would put in a clear leadership position in medium-sized banking. Like CaixBank, the group chaired by Emilio Botin could highlight its strong liquidity position to face the maturity of wholesale emissions of the CAM, exceeding 7 billion by 2013. Experts believe that liquidity guarantees will be a determining factor for the Bank of Spain choose to potential buyers. In addition, Banco Santander as CaixBank can leverage the advantage of acquiring a good price an entity with a significant market share and a real estate portfolio that will tend to revalue over time.

Other entities involved in any case, Banco Santander and CaixBank offerings will not be the only ones having to assess from this Tuesday, after the Bank of Spain closed the submission deadline. It assumes that the BBVA and Ibercaja also manifest his interest in the CAM, although perhaps with less attractive in the eyes of the supervisor proposals. The Bank of Spain You may receive further non-binding offers of Basque boxes (BBK and Kutxa, Caja Vital) and Banco Sabadell, although in recent days there was speculation that interest in the operation of these institutions had declined significantly. All these banks, over a dozen of foreigners, are the twenty or so interested parties that in recent weeks studied the book of sales facilitated by Bank of America-Merrill Lynch. Sources close to the process predict that in the end only they manifest their interest by the CAM before the supervisor a dozen banks, including some foreign. Barclays or the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) sound in the pools of the sector. In any case, all proposals received by the Bank of Spain, will be selected from a few entities, which may have access to an internal audit of the CAM that allows them to make a binding offer that able to do with the box. Source of the news: Banco Santander and La Caixa is interested in buying the CAM and enliven the auction of the entity