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.
'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.
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 ...
3 Questions: Mitchel Resnick, Creator of Scratch programming language
The free, open-source Scratch programming language, developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab by a team led by Mitchel Resnick, has found great popularity around the world as a way ...
Oracle, Google gird for trial on Android dispute
Oracle and Google are digging in their heels as they prepare for an upcoming trial.
Detecting program-tampering in the cloud
For small and midsize organizations, the outsourcing of demanding computational tasks to the cloud—huge banks of computers accessible over the Internet—can be much more cost-effective than buying their ...
Facebook-WhatsApp deal one of biggest ever in tech
Facebook's purchase of messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock is one of the largest acquisitions ever in the technology sector. ...
Automating laboratory-on-a-chip to cut healthcare costs
A research team at the University of California, Riverside has created a computer programming language that will automate "laboratory-on-a-chip" technologies used in DNA sequencing, drug discovery, virus ...
App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding
This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.
Judge hands Google victory in Oracle copyright fight
A federal judge on Thursday put a stake in the heart of Oracle's big-money lawsuit against Google by ruling that the application programming interfaces (APIs) at issue can't be copyrighted.
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 ...
Carnegie Mellon releases ROBOTC2.0 programming language for educational robots
Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Academy announces the release of ROBOTC2.0®, a programming language for robots and an accompanying suite of training tools that are easy enough for elementary students to use, but powerful ...
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.
Google wants Oracle copyright trial rematch
Google on Wednesday confirmed that it wants a new trial on the copyright portion of a legal battle being fought with Oracle in San Francisco federal court.