News tagged with computer software

How lottery insider allegedly fixed jackpots

Eddie Tipton, a computer expert and the Multi-State Lottery Association's security director, allegedly rigged a lottery jackpot by installing a software program known as a rootkit on a computer that would pick the winning ...

dateDec 18, 2015 in Other
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Are computers creative?

High-tech automation is eliminating jobs like Pac-Man gobbling yellow dots. According to a 2013 study by the Oxford Martin School, 47 percent of U.S. jobs are susceptible to takeover by machines in the coming decades. Whether ...

dateDec 08, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Big technology deals don't always compute for buyers

Dell's proposed $67 billion acquisition of data storage company EMC is the most expensive ever done involving two technology companies. Many of the tech industry's other notable deals haven't panned out as well as the buyers ...

dateOct 12, 2015 in Business
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Customizing 3-D printing

The technology behind 3-D printing is growing more and more common, but the ability to create designs for it is not. Any but the simplest designs require expertise with computer-aided design (CAD) applications, and even for ...

dateSep 03, 2015 in Engineering
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