System that automatically fills the gaps in programmers' code improved
Since he was a graduate student, Armando Solar-Lezama, an associate professor in MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been working on a programming language called Sketch, ...
Beleaguered Sony counting on new game machine (Update)
PlayStation stands out among the long list of famous Sony brands as one that hasn't faded or succumbed to a nimbler competitor. Months after hitting global markets, the latest version of the video-game console ...
US man sues Ethiopia for cyber snooping
A lawsuit filed on Tuesday accuses Ethiopia of infecting a US man's computer with "spyware" as part of a campaign to gather intelligence about those critical of the government.
Microsoft hoping users will get friends, family to leave Windows XP
Microsoft plans to end support for Windows XP on April 8, but there are still many users whose computers run the outdated software. That's why the company has asked tech-savvy users to encourage their friends to upgrade their ...
Toyota recalls SUVs in Middle East, fires reported
Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday it is recalling 13,000 FJ Cruiser sport-utility vehicles, mostly in the Middle East, for fuel tubes that may overheat, melt and set off a gas leak.
Toyota recalls vehicles in US for software glitch
Toyota is recalling 294,000 vehicles in North and South America for a skid-control software glitch.
Scientists using satellites to identify whales
Scientists have demonstrated how new satellite technology can be used to count whales, and ultimately estimate their population size. Using Very High Resolution (VHR) satellite imagery, alongside image processing ...
Toyota recalls 1.9M Prius cars for software glitch
Toyota said Wednesday it is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall.
QuadStick controller says Go for quadriplegic gamers
DARPA open catalog makes agency-sponsored software and publications available to all
DARPA has invested in many programs that sponsor fundamental and applied research in areas of computer science, which have led to new advances in theory as well as practical software. The R&D community has ...
Researchers help develop state-of-the-art cybersecurity resource
Researchers from Indiana University's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research and University Information Technology Services' Research Technologies Division have contributed to the development of a new tool designed to ...
Picking a CEO: Microsoft, others go with insiders
Companies looking for a leader face a big question: Pluck a CEO from the rank-and-file or pick a fresh face from outside the organization?
Bill Gates: From teen geek to world's richest man
As a geeky-looking teenager, he started in a garage and created the world's biggest software company. He then became the world's richest man and the world's most prominent philanthropist.
There's no better time for governments to go open source
The UK government has revealed that it is considering ditching Microsoft software for open source alternatives. Cabinet minister Frances Maude has said he wants to see a range of software being adopted by ...