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Last week, Computer Sciences Corp. sued one of its former star executives, Eric Pulier, in connection to an alleged bribery scandal. CSC says the situation caused the company to pay him an extra $25 million bonus. And now, in a suit filed in Los Angeles against an Australian bank, lawyers are telling Pulier's side of the story. Show More Summary
Introducing 'Scienceology': The Groun... Scienceology offers a bite-size look at important work being done in the fields of astronomy, physics, biology, chemistry, dog fighting, computer technology and medical research. Tune in to learn...Show More Summary
I was recently reading a science fiction novel that featured a central character who argued against the idea that consciousness is a good thing to have. On the surface that sounds absurd, but think about it a little deeper. Computers absolutely demolish us when it comes to things like math and chess, and some of
A group of computer science researchers at a university in Finland say they’ve programmed a computer that can out-rap the best of them.
DEADLINE LOOMING: manuSciences '15: Franco-German Summer School : Interdisciplinary approaches to manuscript studies combining philology, materials studies, computer science and digital humanities. Via the International Organization for Qumran Studies (IOQS) mailing list. Show More Summary
by Angela Guess Tanya Lewis recently wrote in Live Science, “Computers have already succeeded in beating humans at chess and Jeopardy! Soon, they may add poker to that list. Earlier this month, several of the world's best poker players...Show More Summary
A new prize aims to recognize colleges that succeed in attracting women into information technology, a field where they remain underrepresented.
by Angela Guess Sam Robertson recently wrote in Science 2.0, “The drive to improve performance means elite sport is inundated with data from wearable technologies such as GPS, computer vision and match statistics. So professional clubs are constantly on the lookout for tools that can help turn these data into usable and meaningful information. Show More Summary
These are strange times for the 56-year-old IT giant, Computer Sciences Corp. CSC has filed a lawsuit accusing one of its star executives, Eric Pulier of fraud connected to an alleged bribery scandal in Australia. CSC is accusing Pulier — former CEO of ServiceMesh, which CSC bought — of making "authorized payments" to two Australian bank executives. Show More Summary
Shares of tech consultancy Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) are up $1.61, or 2.4%, at $69.27, after the company yesterday afternoon said it would split in two this October, with one company focusing on U.S. government contract work, and another serving companies around the world. CSC also said it would pay a one-time special dividend of $10.50 per [...]
Big-data software company ClearStory Data Inc. has named long-time Silicon Valley technologist Dr. Timothy Howes as chief technology officer, the company told VentureWire. Dr. Howes, who has a Ph.D. in computer science and engineering...Show More Summary
A 56-page handwritten notebook that belonged to Alan Turing, the English mathematician considered to be the father of modern computer science, sold for $1,025,000 at Bonhams auction house. The notebook dates back to 1942 when Turing was working at Bletchley Park to break the Enigma Code. Show More Summary
In college, I took a few computer science courses. The comp sci department at my university preferred Solaris. I thought it was okay but somewhat nonintuitive, and with the same problems I had with Windows. And this was back when Windows was not so bad. I recently bought a new laptop. It has Windows 8,…
The information technology services provider will join a long line of companies that have sought breakups as a way to improve shareholder returns.
CSC, the giant IT consulting company founded in 1959 is the latest huge, aging tech company to cleave itself into two. CSC is best known for outsourcing contracts and working on huge government contracts. Those are the kind of expensive,...Show More Summary
Computer Sciences Corp. said that it plans to separate its government-focused business and its commercial-information technology business into two publicly traded companies.
Shares of tech consultancy Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) are up $3.33, or almost 5%, at $70.99, after the company this afternoon said it would be the latest tech outfit to split in two, and will pay a $10.50 special one-time dividend for each share of common stock. The two divisions will serve commercial clients, meaning the “Fortune [...]
Code.org, the non-profit organization that has gotten children as young as five years old to try computer coding, has joined with the College Board to try to expand computer education in U.S. public schools, particularly to girls and minorities.Read full article >>