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Is the new Apple ruthless at its core?

Apple's success in the digital music and mobile phone markets has transformed the company from an underdog with a cult following to a leader in the mass market. Investors recently made this change in status ...

Jun 16, 2010
4.4 / 5 (11) 15

Maps fiasco mars Apple's big iPhone launch

Melting bridges, misplaced landmarks, and major cities disappearing: Apple's glitch-ridden maps program released in its new mobile software has customers fuming and analysts puzzled.

Sep 21, 2012
4.6 / 5 (10) 9

Google violated copyright, but no damages: jury

A jury ruled Monday that Google violated copyrights owned by Oracle Corp. for the Android mobile platform, but failed to agree on whether damages should be awarded in the high-profile trial.

May 07, 2012
4.4 / 5 (9) 3

Complex software systems -- heal thyself

(PhysOrg.com) -- Software underlies modern life, keeping everything from mobile phone networks functioning to planes in the air, but ensuring increasingly complex systems stay free of faults has become an ...

May 03, 2010
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Adaptive software -- a late bloomer

Adaptive software is the largely unfulfilled promise of mobile technology, but now a new platform developed by European researchers promises to finally deliver software that reconfigures itself depending on ...

Aug 20, 2010
3.7 / 5 (10) 1 | with audio podcast

NVIDIA takes one step closer to Linux support

(Phys.org)—Good news: NVIDIA has a technology called Optimus which since its 2010 launch is regarded as a great extender for notebook, netbook, and ultrabooks. Some NVIDIA fans think favorably of Optimus ...

Sep 06, 2012 report
4.5 / 5 (8) 25 | with audio podcast

Toronto study shows mobile spyware's long shadow

(Phys.org)—Spyware sold legally can infect BlackBerrys, iPhones, and other mobile devices, according to a study from two security researchers at the University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs' ...

Sep 01, 2012 report
4.7 / 5 (7) 5 | with audio podcast

Review: Thunderbird innovates, but Web mail wins

The last time I relied on email software for personal messaging, George W. Bush was starting his second term, Pluto was still a planet and the Motorola Razr was America's most popular mobile phone.

Jan 18, 2012
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