News tagged with computing platform

Microsoft Research does Cloud-Offloaded GPS

(—GPS reduces battery life in a smartphone or tablet, a problem that has challenged a team led by principal researcher Jie Liu at Microsoft Research. Liu has said in the past that sensing and energy are emerging ...

dateDec 25, 2012 in Engineering weblog
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Linux and Intel 386 processors will part ways

(—Earlier this week Linus Torvalds took away support for 386 CPUs from the Linux kernel. He agreed with the position of Red Hat engineer and Linux kernel developer Ingo Molnar to drop support for Intel's old 386 ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Software report
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Tynker brings programming lessons into the home

( —Tynker announced last week that its educational system for teaching programming to students in elementary and middle schools will take on a new offering, and it is now for home use too. The Tynker for Home system ...

dateAug 12, 2013 in Other report
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Android antiviral products easily evaded, study says

Think your antivirus product is keeping your Android safe? Think again. Northwestern University researchers, working with partners from North Carolina State University, tested 10 of the most popular antiviral products for ...

dateMay 30, 2013 in Software
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