News tagged with software systems

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 4.2 / 5 (17) 37 | with audio podcast

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 4.6 / 5 (14) 5 | with audio podcast

Should I buy a PC or Mac?

Q. Our 6-year-old PC computer is dying a slow death and we are considering moving to a new iMac but have a few concerns. First, of all, we have several Word documents on our disk drive now that we want to keep and add to ...

Nov 25, 2009 2.5 / 5 (22) 35