• WordNet 3.6
    • n software (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory "the market for software is expected to expand"
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  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    “There are no significant bugs in our released software that any significant number of users want fixed”


In literature:

Software "patches" represent new, untried un-"stable" software, which is by definition riskier.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Paul, Karen, and I had stayed up late that night trying to come up with a catchy name for his proposed software company.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
Our firewall software is over a year old.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
They were also actively purchasing little software outfits.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
I mean, that's how all the good free software projects work.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow

In news:

OnOne software has introduced FocalPoint 1.0, a new software plug-in for Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements that's designed to help photographers easily blur and/or vignette areas of an image.
Software developers and software users – which in our society, is most people – need software to be free of patents.
Hitachi Software Engineering America designed its StarBoard interactive whiteboard software to offer the ability to integrate with off-the-shelf software packages from Microsoft and other manufacturers.
GFI Software acquires Sunbelt Software in order to integrate Sunbelt 's VIPRE anti-malware technology into GFI's security portfolio.
Mark Symonds , CEO and president of manufacturing-ERP software provider Plex Systems, Inc, Auburn Hills, MI, has been elected to the board of directors of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Software Division.
The software decreased the vendor's development time dramatically by transforming its single- tenant application into multi- tenant software with all the cloud-y bells and whistles, Murphy said.
Taking one-third of the vote for Best Capacity Planning and Trend Analysis Software, BMC Software's PATROL for Microsoft Windows Servers.
McLeod Software announces its 25th year of providing software systems to the trucking industry .
Microsoft doesn't mind its software interacting with Linux and Unix -- so long as Microsoft software is in charge.
UIST (ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology) is the premier forum for innovations in the software and technology of human-computer interfaces.
Music software and hardware company Arturia is shipping Version 1.5 of SPARK Creative Drum Machine, the latest update to its highly-creative hybrid hardware/software beat production centre, as of October 2.
Quality Software & Analysis: It's Not Just CMM Software.
The 300GB acceleration card can be used with LSI's MegaRAID CacheCade data tiering software and MegaRAID FastPath I/O accelerator software.
Last year, Hewlett-Packard Co. Bought the British software company Autonomy Corp. As it tries to expand its lineup of business software products while lowering its profile in consumer electronics.
Software giant Oracle is acquiring Taleo Corp. A publicly held firm that provides talent management software, including an applicant tracking system for staffing firms.

In science:

Software architecture The development of the Synoptic software architecture language has been tightly coordinated with the definition of the GeneAuto language .
Polychronous Interpretation of Synoptic, a Domain Specific Modeling Language for Embedded Flight-Software
We processed the data with the Science Analysis System (SAS) software, version 8.0; further analysis was performed using the FTOOLS tasks and the XSPEC software v 11.2.0.
New findings on the prototypical Of?p stars
It was not the case that we did not have the software installed but most websites simply denied access since the computer we used did not have the right version of the software installed.
Analysis of Using Browser-native Technology to Build Rich Internet Applications for Image Manipulation
The Software Guide (SWGuide) has details of each domain belonging to the CMS software.
An outlook of the user support model to educate the users community at the CMS Experiment
It contains details about the data formats, software framework and physics analysis software.
An outlook of the user support model to educate the users community at the CMS Experiment