Free the seed: OSSI nurtures growing plants without patent barriers
NSC backs disclosing software vulnerabilities
Disclosing vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software is in the national interest and shouldn't be withheld from the public unless there is a clear national security or law enforcement need, President Barack Obama's ...
Earthquake simulation tops one quadrillion flops
A team of computer scientists, mathematicians and geophysicists at Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) and Ludwig-Maximillians Universitaet Muenchen (LMU) have – with the support of the Leibniz Supercomputing ...
NASA set to debut online software catalog April 10
Heartbleed bug shutters more Canadian gov't websites
Canada's government on Friday ordered all federal department websites vulnerable to the "Heartbleed" bug to be shut down.
Fujitsu develops technology to quickly detect latent malware activity in internal networks
Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that it has developed technology that quickly detects latent malware activity in a network. This technology monitors an internal network to protect against advanced persistent ...
How the Heartbleed bug reveals a flaw in online security
The Heartbleed bug that's potentially exposed the personal and financial data of millions of people stored online has also exposed a hole in the way some security software is developed and used.
One of IPhone founders leaving Apple
One of the pioneers behind the iPhone, software engineer Greg Christie, is leaving Apple, a spokesman said Wednesday.
Windows 8 updates expected at Microsoft conference
Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers' complaints and other feedback.
Open source gives new life to old Windows XP machines
As the sun sets on Microsoft's support for Windows XP this may be a great time to think about trying out a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) operating system for your still-working PC. ...
Instant messaging will get Tor treatment in TIMB
Tech Tips: Your risks and options with Windows XP
Microsoft is saying goodbye to Windows XP.
What's behind a No. 1 ranking? Open-source LineUp software enables granular analysis of subjective ranking systems
Behind every "Top 100" list is a generous sprinkling of personal bias and subjective decisions. Lacking the tools to calculate how factors like median home prices and crime rates actually affect the "best ...
How to program unreliable chips
As transistors get smaller, they also become less reliable. So far, computer-chip designers have been able to work around that problem, but in the future, it could mean that computers stop improving at the ...