Testing of software adds to urgency in race for driverless cars


In the race to build a self-driving car, German automakers are hitting a road block in their efforts to test vehicles so complex they need more than 10 times the amount of software found in a fighter jet. German laws currently place limits on testing on public roads. Automakers fear this is allowing U.S. competitor Google to pull ahead in developing software, specifically progammes that will ... Software - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

Meritor WABCO Offering Promotional Pricing on TOOLBOX™ Software at HDAW


LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor WABCO is offering special promotional pricing of $ 249 for TOOLBOX™ 11.2, the commercial vehicle industry's leading diagnostics and troubleshooting software, to aftermarket customers at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '15 (HDAW) Jan. 26 through Jan. 29 at The Mirage. "Customers using TOOLBOX benefit from accurate troubleshooting and reduced vehicle downtime," said Carsten Duevell, senior director, Vehicle Control Systems for Meritor WABCO. "We designed Read more [...]

GT Software Announces COBOL Webinar Series


GT Software, the distributor of Fujitsu NetCOBOL® outside of Japan, today announced its upcoming ReFOCUS Your COBOL webinar series. This special three-part event focuses on how organizations currently running COBOL applications can benefit from Fujitsu NetCOBOL for distributed platforms, such as .NET, Windows, or Linux. Software - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

ARM and Green Hills Software Deliver Best in Class Automotive Performance


ARM and Green Hills Software announce they have collaborated on an optimized compiler for the ARM® Cortex®-R5 processor that delivers record-setting automotive performance, enabling the Cortex-R5 processor to meet the needs of the most challenging automotive applications more cost-effectively than any other MCU solution currently available. Software - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

Software Defined Storage Disruption? When Commodity Storage Refuses to Remain Commodity


Defining IT with software is assumed to be a disruptive force. Reduce the cost of infrastructure by throwing out the high cost, purpose-built and proprietary hardware. Replace it with commodity priced-white boxes that are transformed into server, networking, and storage platforms with software—and in some cases, all three in one--converged server/networking/and storage platforms. Disruption to ... Software - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

Survey Finds Developers Believe Code Review Is #1 Way to Improve Software Quality


SmartBear Software, the choice of more than two million software professionals for building and delivering the world’s best applications, released its second annual report, “The 2014 State of Code Review,” revealing results of its extensive study on the industry’s peer code review practices, software quality and how the two are related. Software - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

Purism Librem 15 Linux laptop blends high-end hardware with totally free software


We don’t normally cover crowdfunding campaigns on PCWorld, but sometimes one comes along that’s just begging for a deeper look. The Purism Librem 15 notebook is one of those. Purism, which launched a drive on Crowd Supply on Wednesday, is seeking at least $ 250,000 to make a high-end Linux laptop that only runs free, or open-source, software. This means no annoying closed-source drivers —or ... Hardware - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]