News tagged with computational problems

Looking for privacy in the clouds

Millions of Internet users have been enjoying the fun -- and free -- services provided by advertiser-supported online social networks like Facebook. But Landon Cox, a Duke University assistant professor of computer science, ...

Oct 13, 2009 4 / 5 (3) 0

When good computers go bad

Personal computers are complex devices. We use them every day to do so many things and quite frankly, I don't know how I got along without one back in the olden days (that's the '70s in case you were wondering). Their complexity ...

Jul 09, 2009 2.7 / 5 (3) 3

Startups offer new ways to fix your computer

Getting help for a problem PC can be a confusing and frustrating process. Tech support can be costly and impersonal. And often it doesn't fix the problem, or it requires consumers to call multiple times before getting help.

Feb 11, 2009 4.5 / 5 (2) 1