Researchers find surprising similarities between genetic and computer codes
(Phys.org) —The term "survival of the fittest" refers to natural selection in biological systems, but Darwin's theory may apply more broadly than that. New research from the U.S. Department of Energy's ...
Ecologists warn of overreliance on unvetted computer source code by researchers
Physicists suggest electrical networks more at risk of cascading failure than thought
Carnegie Mellon tracking algorithm inspired by Harry Potter's Marauder's map (w/ video)
Linux camp has key to Windows 8 boot lockout
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 ...
3G protocols come up short in privacy, say researchers
Intel-McAfee preview new rootkit weapon
Close encounters: When Daniel123 met Jane234 (w/ video)
Wearable depth-sensing projection system makes any surface capable of multitouch interaction (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- OmniTouch, a wearable projection system developed by researchers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University, enables users to turn pads of paper, walls or even their own hands, arms ...
Communication scheme makes popular applications 'gracefully mobile'
The Secure Shell, or SSH, is a popular program that lets computer users log onto remote machines. Software developers use it for large collaborative projects, students use it to work from university servers, ...
Tool detects patterns hidden in vast data sets
Researchers from the Broad Institute and Harvard University have developed a tool that can tackle large data sets in a way that no other software program can. Part of a suite of statistical tools called MINE, ...
New software battle coming to smart TVs
More choice—and confusion—is coming to the next generation of TVs. At least three new software systems were announced Monday for Internet-connected television sets, which let viewers watch Internet video and interact ...
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.