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2014-07-22 12:34:09

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IEEE Computer Society's myComputer mobile app, the new information system that delivers personalized technology articles with the tap of a screen, is now available for download in the Apple App Store and from Google Play. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/129038 myComputer lets users forget about "search" and go straight to "find." The mobile app does the searching, sorting, categorizing, and delivery of...

2014-07-22 08:37:08

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Early-bird registration is now open for Rock Stars of Big Data Analytics, the must-attend big data analytics event of the year featuring high-level speakers from top companies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/128686 For a limited time, attendees can take advantage of early registration and save more than 30 percent off full price. The cost to attend an entire day's worth of presentations from leaders in the field...

2014-07-21 12:29:59

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IEEE Computer Society has expanded the lineup of security experts who will be speaking at Rock Stars of Cybersecurity, taking place on September 24 in Austin, Texas, to include even more representatives from government and industry. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/128676 The one-day event at Brazos Hall features a strong lineup of security innovators, along with problem-solving, networking, collaboration, food,...

2014-07-18 12:26:41

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Computing Now, IEEE Computer Society's online destination for computer professionals, is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web with an exploration of its past and future potential in a special online issue. Readers are invited to share their ideas about where they see the Web going in the next quarter-century. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140717/128458 "In a mere 25 years, the Web has irrevocably...

2014-06-25 12:27:47

Print and digital subscriptions available; complimentary download of premiere issue available LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IEEE Computer Society's newest publication, IEEE Cloud Computing, is now available for subscription, and as a special introductory offer, the premiere issue is available for free. IEEE Cloud Computing magazine is committed to the timely publication of peer-reviewed articles that provide innovative research ideas, applications results, and...

2014-06-24 12:34:09

October 21 conference will feature leading data analytics experts from top companies LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Industries and organizations from healthcare and finance to technology and government are currently struggling to stay afloat in a rising tide of data. But the bigger struggle emerging is the need to analyze and leverage all that data in order to move into the future and succeed. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140624/120828) IEEE Computer...

2014-06-10 16:30:48

Attendees can save up to $200 for registering before June 20 LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Advance registration is now open for the 38th Annual IEEE International Computers, Software, and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), which will take place in Västeras, Sweden from 21-25 July. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116732 COMPSAC, one of IEEE Computer Society's premiere conferences, provides an international forum to network with academic,...

2014-06-02 12:33:48

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IEEE Computer Society will recognize 13 accomplished technologists and educators for their contributions to the field on Wednesday, 4 June at the Board of Governors meeting in Seattle. The individuals being honored at the 6 p.m. awards dinner include Linus Torvalds, the principal force behind development of the Linux kernel and overseer of open source development for the Linux operating system. Torvalds, who remains the...

2014-05-29 23:10:58

Dave’s Computers stellar new service provides unlimited tech support for a monthly fee. Hillsborough, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Even though technology plays a major role in our daily lives, there are still people out there that have no idea how to properly use a personal computer. Even daily tasks such as checking e-mail, downloading music, and especially troubleshooting the computer are completely out of their reach. For years, these types of people have resorted to calling their...

2014-05-28 08:37:41

Rock Star Speakers from VISA, Department of Homeland Security, IBM, and More LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Target breach, Heartbleed, and most recently, Blackshades, are evidence that security breaches are on the rise. IEEE Computer Society's Rock Stars of Cybersecurity will give technology and business professionals the skills and knowledge they need to secure operations from threats. The one-day event, scheduled for September 24 in Austin, Texas, features a...


Latest Computer Reference Libraries

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2010-09-17 11:32:27

A personal computer, or PC, refers to any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and selling price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be managed directly by a user with no superseding operator. Examples of personal computers include desktop computers, laptops, tablet PCs, and handheld PCs. Most commonly, PCs are used in a home or office setting. Historically, the first computer demo was developed in 1968 by Douglas Englebart. It gave society a preview of what...

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2010-09-10 14:35:45

Input/output, commonly known as I/O, is the communication that goes on between a information processing system and the outside world, which may be a person or another information processing system. The signals and data received by the system are known as inputs, and the signals and data sent from the system are known as outputs. I/O can also refer to an action as well. An input or output operation can perform as I/O. I/O devices are used by a person or system to communicate with computers....

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2010-09-07 14:54:56

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is the processor component of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a program. It is the primary element carrying out the computer's functions and the unit that reads and executes basic program instructions. The form, design, and execution of CPUs have radically changed since the earliest examples, but their elementary operation remains very similar. Some of the first CPUs were custom-designed as a part of a larger computer. However, this...

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2009-04-23 12:21:19

Konrad Zuse (June 22, 1910 "“ December 18, 1995) was a German civil engineer and computer pioneer of the twentieth century. His most notable accomplishment was his 1941 invention of the world's first functional program-controlled Turing-complete computer, called the Z3. In 1964, he was honored with the Werner-von-Siemens-Ring for this project. Zuse also contributed the design of the first high-level programming language, Plankalkül. In 1948, he published his design, but the...

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