News tagged with programming language

Firefox 5 beta released for desktop, mobile

(PhysOrg.com) -- The beta version of Firefox 5, a popular cross-platform web browser, now has release versions ready for both the desktop and the mobile browser user groups. The beta does not have many noticeable ...

May 23, 2011 weblog
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Designing the hardware

Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To maintain the regular doubling of computer power that we now take for granted, chip makers have been giving chips more "cores," or processing units. But ...

Feb 23, 2011
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C++ celebrates its 25th anniversary

(PhysOrg.com) -- Oct. 14 marked the 25th anniversary of the commercial release of the programming language C++, which was designed and implemented by Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup, Distinguished Professor and College ...

Oct 15, 2010
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Oracle to pay $46 mln to settle Sun case

Oracle has agreed to pay $46 million to settle claims that Sun Microsystems, which it acquired last year, submitted false claims to US agencies, the US Justice Department said on Monday.

Jan 31, 2011
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Machines that learn better

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the last 20 years or so, many of the key advances in artificial-intelligence research have come courtesy of machine learning, in which computers learn how to make predictions by looking ...

May 18, 2010
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