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2011-05-12 00:21:41

A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidelines to secure the earliest stages of the computer boot process.

2011-04-19 07:00:00

Absolute Software extends secure asset tracking, data protection and geolocation capabilities to the popular Android platform VANCOUVER, April 19 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute(®) Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-based endpoint security and management solutions that reduce IT costs, prove regulatory compliance, respond to computer theft, and optimize productivity, announced general availability of the Computrace Mobile for the...

2011-03-24 11:15:00

Absolute discusses the growing challenges faced by IT organizations and why a multi-layered approach to security is essential in a mobile environment VANCOUVER, March 24 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), specializes in software and services for the security and management of computers and mobile devices.  Absolute Software is the leading provider of endpoint security and management solutions that reduce IT costs, prove...

2011-03-24 00:00:00

TOKYO, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Co., Ltd.

2011-02-10 09:26:00

Absolute extends data and device protection capabilities with launch of firmware-based self-encrypted drive solution VANCOUVER, Feb.

2011-02-03 12:22:00

Absolute Software extends asset management, data protection and geolocation capabilities to the popular Android platform VANCOUVER, Feb.

2011-01-11 00:14:00

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Lab International Inc (CLI), the thin client customization specialists, announced today the availability of new features in CLI Device Manager(TM) version 3.0.

2011-01-06 07:15:00

Absolute Software commissioned survey highlights top mobile security concerns for consumers VANCOUVER, Jan.

2010-12-07 07:00:00

Computrace now enables remote file retrieval from end point devices via the cloud VANCOUVER, Dec.


Latest Firmware Reference Libraries

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2010-09-27 16:59:05

Read only memory, or ROM, is a type of storage media that is used by computers and other electronic devices. The data stored in ROM cannot be modified, therefore it is largely used to distribute firmware. The most straightforward type of ROM is about as old as semiconductor technology. It is called mask ROM, and it was introduced along with the integrated circuit. Mask ROM is made up of a grid of word lines, called the address input, and bit lines, called the data output, that are...

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2010-09-08 11:08:26

Firmware is a term commonly used to represent the small fixed programs and data structures that internally control various electronic devices. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standard Glossary of Software Engineering Terminology defines firmware as "The combination of a hardware device and computer instructions and data that reside as read-only software on that device." Typical examples of devices containing firmware range from products such as remote controls or...

2010-09-02 14:56:06

A control store is the element of a CPUs control unit that stores the CPU's micro program and is usually accessed by a micro sequencer. A control store is usually executed as a diode-selection of read-only memory. This tradition dates back to 1947 when the program timing matrix on the MIT Whirlwind was initially introduced. The earliest models of IBM mainframe had read-only control store; however, the System/370 and successor models were made and loaded their micro programs from floppy disks...

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