No catastrophes please, it's software modelling
(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created a development platform that will enable applications to tackle the enormous and increasing complexity of modern computer science. It promises better quality at a lower price.
Oracle completes acquisition of Sun Microsystems
(AP) -- Oracle says its $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems has been completed.
Easy-build wireless networks
(PhysOrg.com) -- Networks that monitor life-threatening situations or improve environmental efficiencies will be easier and cheaper to develop and operate, following the creation of a single middleware solution ...
Researchers developing techniques to strengthen the security of information systems
As computers increasingly transfer patient medical records and other sensitive information, a group of computer scientists at Kansas State University is doing basic research that will help designers keep such information ...
Brussels welcomes Oracle's concessions in Sun bid
The EU's competition watchdog on Monday welcomed concessions made by US business software giant Oracle over its bid for Sun Microsystems, saying the deal is now likely to be approved.
Google Go gets going (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Last Thursday, the day after the New York Yankees won their first World Series of the 21st century, MIT Institute Professor Barbara Liskov, the 2008 recipient of the Turing Award — frequently ...
White House opens Web site programming to public
(AP) -- A programming overhaul of the White House's Web site has set the tech world abuzz. For low-techies, it's a snooze - you won't notice a thing.
Google adds Malay, Swahili others to automatic translation
Internet giant Google announced Monday it was adding nine more languages to Google Translate, its automatic translation program.
'Last Lecture' prof's program to be updated
(AP) -- Carnegie Mellon University will release an updated version of the animation-based software developed by late "last lecture" professor Randy Pausch to teach computer programming.
As Oracle readies takeover, Sun's loss widens
(AP) -- Sun Microsystems Inc.'s loss ballooned in the latest quarter as restructuring charges and a 20 percent drop in sales compounded the financial woes Oracle Corp. is set to inherit by acquiring Sun for ...
PowerNap plan could save 75 percent of data center energy (Podcast)
Putting idle servers to sleep when they're not in use is part of University of Michigan researchers' plan to save up to 75 percent of the energy that power-hungry computer data centers consume.