Utah jury decides Unix battle in favor of Novell
(AP) -- Novell Inc. never sold ownership rights to Unix computer software code when it allowed another company to take over the servicing of the venerable server operating system used by large corporations, a jury in Utah ...
Intel-McAfee preview new rootkit weapon
Microsoft patches 'critical' crack in Windows
Microsoft released an emergency patch for a "critical" crack in Windows operating system software that could let hackers take control of computers over the Internet.
Apple ordered to pay $368 million in patent case
Apple has been ordered to pay $368 million for patent infringement in its use of Facetime, an application that allows for video calls on mobile devices, the plaintiff said Wednesday.
Complex software systems -- heal thyself
(PhysOrg.com) -- Software underlies modern life, keeping everything from mobile phone networks functioning to planes in the air, but ensuring increasingly complex systems stay free of faults has become an ...
Windows 8 preview set for February 29
Microsoft on Wednesday revealed plans to unveil a test version of its latest Windows computer operating software later this month.
Researchers detect fraud with highest accuracy to date
(Phys.org)—Researchers from Brigham Young University have helped create the most robust and accurate fraud detection system to date using information from publicly available financial statements.
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Mac computers not immune to malware
The biggest vulnerability to Macintosh computers is the belief among their devoted users that Apple's superior operating system makes them immune to malware, experts say.
Google buys Canadian 3D desktop software startup
Bump Technologies told fans of its 3D desktop computer software on Monday that it has been bought by Google.
Galaxy DNA-analysis software is now available 'in the cloud'
Galaxy -- an open-source, web-based platform for data-intensive biomedical and genetic research -- is now available as a "cloud computing" resource. A team of researchers including Anton Nekrutenko, an associate ...
Can control theory make software better?
"Formal verification" is a set of methods for mathematically proving that a computer program does what it's supposed to do. It's universal in hardware design and in the development of critical control software ...
Stuxnet virus could target many industries
(AP) -- A malicious computer attack that appears to target Iran's nuclear plants can be modified to wreak havoc on industrial control systems around the world, and represents the most dire cyberthreat known to industry, ...
Transformed X-48c flies successfully
(Phys.org) -- The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft successfully flew for the first time Tuesday at Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert.