Switching to energy efficient electrical appliances
EU-funded researchers have developed an online software platform to help household appliance designers make their products more energy efficient.
Training in the virtual world
3D visualization software makes it possible for users to immerse themselves in a virtual model of a facility. In-depth training sessions prepare technicians for future challenges.
Target buys Pittsburgh shopping technology firm
Target Corp. has acquired a Pittsburgh company that says its software platform brings "an Amazon-like shopping experience" to in-store customers.
Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health tracking
Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pay for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices.
Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time
This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria's School of Engineering and Computer ...
Apps for electric cars
Siemens is equipping electric cars with completely redesigned information and communications technology (ICT). Basically, the idea is to control a variety of vehicle functions on a uniform, centralized computer ...
Highly automated live cell imaging speeds up the search for new drugs
Fraunhofer FIT will present the latest version of its Zeta Fluorescence Image Analysis software at MipTec, held in Basel, Switzerland, from September 23 to 25, 2014. Zeta, now extended to a software platform, ...
Philips, Salesforce cooperate on medical platform
Royal Philips NV and Salesforce.com say they are jointly developing a software platform for medical services.
Using Microsoft products may be unethical for universities
Universities and researchers all over the world have a problem with Microsoft. It's not just that the company forces expensive and dated software on customers. Using products like Microsoft's email service ...
Managing renewables intelligently
Although more and more of our electrical energy is coming from sources where supply is variable – whether from wind turbines, solar parks or biomass facilities – grid structures, industry and private ...
Android smartphones rise as iPhone slips, IDC finds
Smartphones powered by Google's Android software increased their global market share as iPhones lost ground in the absence of new models being unleashed by Apple, the International Data Corporation reported ...
Mobile malware explodes, hits corporate networks
Smartphone users have seen an explosion of malware in the past year, dominated by schemes targeting Google's Android operating system, a survey showed Wednesday.
DARPA looking to manage cyber-wars with Plan X - videogame type software
Study shows software developers' skills improve over time
There is a perception in some tech circles that older programmers aren't able to keep pace with rapidly changing technology, and that they are discriminated against in the software field. But a new study ...