Free the seed: OSSI nurtures growing plants without patent barriers
Valve releases both Steam Machine and SteamOS
Instant messaging will get Tor treatment in TIMB
Report: Chinese phone comes preloaded with spyware
A cheap brand of Chinese-made smartphones carried by major online retailers comes preinstalled with espionage software, a German security firm said Tuesday.
Using Microsoft products may be unethical for universities
Universities and researchers all over the world have a problem with Microsoft. It's not just that the company forces expensive and dated software on customers. Using products like Microsoft's email service ...
USB sticks may beat Internet hurdles globally
NASA set to debut online software catalog April 10
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. ...
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 ...
New 3-D printing algorithms speed production, reduce waste
New software algorithms have been shown to significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3-D printers.
Automated-grading skeptic uses Babel to expose nonsense essay
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, ...
German researchers develop defense software: Potential protection against the "Hacienda" intelligence program
Today, a group of journalists has reported the existence of the "Hacienda" spy program. According to this report, five western intelligence agencies are using the Hacienda software to identify vulnerable ...
US court case could mean doom for software patents (Update)
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday to hear an appeal of a lower court decision that a federal judge called the "death" of software patents.