Microsoft to add Kinect Fusion to Kinect for Windows SDK
Sony warns its VAIO laptops may overheat, cause burns
Japan's Sony on Wednesday issued a warning to customers worldwide that a system glitch affecting more than half a million of its VAIO laptop computers may cause overheating and possible burns.
Improving U.S. missile defense
Researchers at Purdue University are working with the U.S. Department of Defense's Missile Defense Agency to develop software that would improve the ability to manage the large volume of incoming data during an enemy attack.
Microsoft takes Office into the 'cloud' (Update)
Microsoft took its Office software into the Internet "cloud" on Tuesday, moving the suite of popular business tools online amid budding competition from Google's Web-based products.
Google-Motorola deal highlights patent arms race
(AP) -- When an Internet company plunks down $12.5 billion to buy a struggling cellphone company for its collection of patents, it's another sign that, for the high-tech industry, patents have become a mallet ...
New software tools for railway signaling and energy distribution
New tools to improve the design of embedded software systems in automated railway signalling and smart energy distribution are being developed as part of a multi-million Euro project lead by researchers at the University ...
Fujitsu releases high-performance file system
Fujitsu today announced the launch of FEFS (Fujitsu Exabyte File System), a scalable file system software package for building file systems for x86 HPC clusters in Japan.
Cryptographic attack highlights the importance of bug-free software
A padlocked icon in a web-browser or a URL starting with https provides communication security over the Internet. The icon or URL indicates OpenSSL, a cryptography toolkit implementing the SSL protocol, or a similar system ...
".Oops": Glitch forces extension for new suffixes
You're probably familiar with ".com" and ".org." How about ".oops"? A technical glitch forced the abrupt shutdown of a system for letting companies and organizations propose new Internet domain name suffixes. The Internet ...
US judge allows tech 'poaching' suit to proceed
A US judge has given a green light to a lawsuit charging Apple, Google, Pixar and other technology-driven firms with colluding to keep salaries in check by agreeing not to poach one another's software engineers.
Nasa begins development of Space Launch System flight software
(Phys.org) -- NASA engineers working on the new Space Launch System (SLS) can now begin developing the advanced, heavy-lift launch vehicle's flight software using newly delivered software test bed computers from Boeing. ...
High-frequency stock trade risky, unfair: experts
The increasing power of computerized high-frequency trades on US markets has been assailed in Congress as dangerous and unfair, as pressure builds to reel in the powerful industry.
US adds eBay to accused firms in 'poaching' probe (Update)
US authorities sued online retail giant eBay Friday, claiming it was part of a conspiracy with software maker Intuit to refrain from hiring each other's employees to keep salaries under control.
New technology for animation film experts: Movie heroes to be transferred to virtual worlds more easily, realistically
Hollywood devotes great effort to chasing monsters through realistic-looking environments. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken have now developed a technology that greatly ...