News tagged with software system

Court to review patent judgment against Microsoft

(AP) -- The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a $290 million dispute between Microsoft Corp. and a Canadian technology company over complaints that a tool used in the popular Microsoft Word program violated patent protections.

dateNov 29, 2010 in Business
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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, ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Internet
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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 epic task. What ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Software
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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 cores -- ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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