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Top US official denies knowledge in VW scandal

...internal investigation, Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn told a congressional subcommittee that a tiny group of software developers in Germany was responsible for the computer code that enabled the cars to trick U.S. government emissions tests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-08/top-us-official-denies-knowledge-vw
2016 VW diesels have new software affecting emissions tests

...recent assertions by top VW executives that responsibility for the cheating scheme lay with a handful of rogue software developers who wrote the original code installed with the company's diesel engines starting with the 2009 model year.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-14/2016-vw-diesels-have-new-s
Startup energy brings Disney's BB-8 droid toy to life

...Tan Le, CEO of Emotiv, said she hoped her brainwave-reading headset might follow in Sphero's footsteps. Software developers have proven they can use the headset to direct self-driving cars. Other applications include helping disabled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-11/startup-energy-brings-disn
Need a reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features

...Google's Android Pay."Our ultimate goal is to replace the wallet," Apple vice president Jennifer Bailey told software developers last week.The new options come as mobile payments are still in their infancy: About 16 million U.S. shoppers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-06-25/need-reason-
In Augusta and US, STEM workforce still sees fewer women

...mechanical engineers, 15.6 percent of chemical engineers, 12.1 percent of civil engineers, 19.7 percent of software developers, 23 percent of computer programmers and 17.3 percent of network and computer systems administrators.Cordell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-12/augusta-and
Apple makes product upgrades, pushes into streaming music

...subscribe to Apple Music."Apple Music is the next chapter in music," CEO Tim Cook told an estimated 5,000 software developers attending the conference. "It'll change the way you experience music forever."SIRIApple's voice-activated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-09/apple-makes-product-upgrad
How to Retire Quickly

...you. As an example, I have two friends who are in this sort of "retirement." One of them is an open source software developer who spends his spare time creating really useful software for scientific research. He treats it like a job, spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-02-17/how-retir
Microsoft promises Windows 10 will be familiar on all devices, even holographic headsets

...is promising Windows 10 will provide a familiar experience to users across devices, and a common platform for software developers to create apps that work on all of them."Windows 10 is built for a world in which there are going to be more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/microsoft-promises-windows
On The Move

...MOURFIELDNew job title: Director of software engineeringEmployer: TaxSlayerWork experience: He was previously the senior software developer. KIM EVANSNew job title: Vice presidentEmployer: Blanchard and Calhoun CommercialWork experience: She was previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-08/move
Google, Apple settle high-tech workers' lawsuit

...market.A $9 billion award would have translated into an average of nearly $140,000 per worker. Programmers, software developers and computer scientists make an average of $80,000 to $110,000 annually, depending on their specific duties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/google-apple-settle-high-t