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2014-07-17 23:07:16

Top10Inaction.com has officially announced Arvixe as the “Best ASP.NET Hosting 2014”. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Top10Inaction.com, a global leader in retail and consumer merchandise website has officially announced Arvixe as the “Best ASP.NET Hosting 2014”. This award is rated by Top10Inaction.com which is a professional product review site geared to helping users find the top 10 products online. According to the overall performance of all the reviewed web hosts,...

2014-06-23 12:33:30

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, and QNX Software Systems, a subsidiary of BlackBerry and a world leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced that QNX has ported its QNX(®) Acoustics for Active Noise Control (ANC) software to the Cadence(®) Tensilica(®) HiFi Audio/Voice digital signal processing (DSP) core. The Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSP from...

IBM Celebrates 50 Years Since Its First System 360 Was Unveiled
2014-04-07 12:20:37

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Apple’s iPhone is refreshed yearly, and a new desktop or laptop computer system is seemingly introduced every week, IBM’s System 360 reached a true milestone on Monday. It was 50 years ago, on April 7, 1964 that the first System 360 mainframe computer was unveiled. This system was most notable in that it featured upgradable processors that still kept using the same code and peripherals from earlier models. “The mainframe...

2014-02-04 23:28:44

MEGACORE Project Gives FreeBSD the Resources to Improve Scalability on High-end Hardware San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 iXsystems and the FreeBSD Foundation are pleased to announce they are collaborating on the MEGACORE Project, designed to push the limits of the FreeBSD operating system. The project consists of engineering and prototyping a server to test FreeBSD with major computing workloads. The server includes 80 logical CPU cores and 1 TB of ECC registered memory (RAM). The...

2014-01-30 23:33:30

Release Brings in Updated Open Source Desktops, Drivers, and Utilities San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 iXsystems, Inc. is delighted to announce the release of PC-BSD 10: Joule Edition! This major new version of the PC-BSD desktop operating system brings in a wide variety of improvements to both its own tools and software from the wider open source community. Most users will notice the replacement of GNOME 2 with MATE, as well as the revamped Life Preserver backup utility that makes...

2014-01-23 12:32:16

WARSAW, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JavOnet is a new JAVA to .NET bridge recently released by a Polish company based in Warsaw. JavOnet bridge allows using any .NET solutions directly in the JAVA projects. Although still new and not that popular like other bridges available on the market, javOnet wins enthusiasts very quickly. Those who have evaluated javOnet share their truly positive opinions with the product owner and with each other. The new bridge has already been...

2013-11-13 23:29:50

Mobilize.Net releases new Visual Basic Upgrade Companion (VBUC) with a major performance upgrade along with new code shortcuts that dramatically decrease the amount of manual work required to convert code from VB6 to .NET. The new version also supports Visual Studio 2013. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Mobilize.Net, the leading provider of modernization solutions for client/server legacy applications, today announced availability of VBUC 2013, the fastest, most cost-effective way...

2013-11-12 23:04:37

Update includes “Performance Enhanced Graphics,” promising massive improvements to gaming potency; Frame rate improvements of 40 percent, 60 percent, or even more. St. Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 CodeWeavers, Inc., developer of CrossOver software which enables Mac and Linux users to run Windows software on their computers without the need of a Microsoft license, announced today the release of its new software, CrossOver 13. The centerpiece of release 13 is a dramatic...


Latest Computing platforms Reference Libraries

Java
2013-03-16 00:00:00

Java, a programming language originally developed by James Gosling, was developed at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995. Much of its syntax is derived from C and C++ but with a simpler object model and fewer low-level facilities. The applications are normally compiled to bytecode that can run on any Java Virtual Machine regardless of computer architecture. Java, designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible, is a concurrent, class-based, object oriented language. It is...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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