News tagged with programming language

British teenage whiz strikes deal with Yahoo

At 17, he's a tech whiz, he's rich—and he can even offer some advice on how to raise your kids. Teenage programmer Nick D'Aloisio's decision to sell his news application Summly to Yahoo for what's rumored to be a massive ...

dateMar 26, 2013 in Business
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The dangers of too much Java

Justin Cappos, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU-Poly, has long been wary of the security risks inherent in Java, the programming language developed by Sun Microsystems ...

dateJan 31, 2013 in Software
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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 how to distribute ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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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 of Engineering ...

dateOct 15, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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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.

dateJan 31, 2011 in Business
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