Unlocking the potential of simulation software
With a method known as finite element analysis (FEA), engineers can generate 3-D digital models of large structures to simulate how they'll fare under stress, vibrations, heat, and other real-world conditions.
Game creators seek mature storytelling in games
For many of the game designers showing off their latest creations at the recent Penny Arcade video game expo in Seattle, the push to feature more mature storytelling has been one of their most significant ...
Software catches vulnerabilities on websites before they're exploited
Hacking is often done with malicious intent. But the two MIT alumni who co-founded fast-growing startup Tinfoil Security have shown that hacking can be put to good use: improving security.
Microsoft to unveil new Windows software
A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8.
SHORE facial analysis spots emotions on Google Glass
World's first software to automate production-line image recognition
Fujitsu Laboratories has announced the development of a technology for automatically generating image-recognition programs that accurately detect the positions of components as captured by cameras in automated ...
Got a software design problem? Call a philosopher!
A Canadian software company has used the expertise of a University of Nottingham philosopher to help design event calendar software.
Bold new video game 'Destiny' manifests on Tuesday
The video game studio that won players' devotion with blockbuster hit "Halo" is out to eclipse its enviable success with the Tuesday launch of massive new science-fiction action title "Destiny."
Developers explore game experience for the blind
'Destiny' video game has $500-million debut
Bungie studio's new science fiction action video game "Destiny" landed in the record books on Wednesday, boasting the biggest ever launch of a new franchise.
Video game teaches kids how to code
Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego have successfully funded on Kickstarter a new and improved version of CodeSpells, a first-person player game they developed that teaches players ...
New framework would facilitate use of new Android security modules
Computer security researchers from North Carolina State University and Technische Universität Darmstadt/CASED in Germany have developed a modification to the core Android operating system that allows developers ...
Upgrade to iOS 8 now or wait?
Apple's iOS 8 software update for iPhones and iPads is worth getting—but not necessarily right away.
What's at stake with Windows 9?
When Microsoft presents its first public glimpse of Windows 9 - it's expected to happen late this month or early next - a lot more than just an operating system is at stake.