News tagged with software system

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 ...

May 03, 2010
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Mastering multicore

(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT researchers have developed software that makes computer simulations of physical systems run much more efficiently on so-called multicore chips. In experiments involving chips with 24 separate ...

Apr 26, 2010
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Battling Botnets With An Awesome OS

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite security software, patches and updates, your computer remains threatened by attack and takeover from hackers and cyber-criminals who will turn your PC into their networked robot -- or "bot" -- creating ...

Apr 09, 2010
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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 ...

Mar 31, 2010
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Huge 'botnet' amputated, but criminals reconnect

(AP) -- The sudden takedown of an Internet provider thought to be helping spread one of the most promiscuous pieces of malicious software out there appears to have cut off criminals from potentially millions of personal ...

Mar 11, 2010
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Why a Samsung takeover of Blackberry could make sense

Samsung and Blackberry have splashed frigid water on a report that Samsung wants to make a $7.5 billion takeover offer for the struggling Canadian device maker. That, however, did not stop tech industry watchers from dissecting ...

Jan 15, 2015
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Guarding against 'Carmageddon' cyberattacks

The potential value of turning the nation's freeways into "smart transportation systems" is enormous. Equipping the nation's concrete arteries with a nervous system of computers and sensors that directly control on-ramp signals ...

Jun 11, 2014
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