09 Oct '12, 7pm

Toyota and Subaru Offer Conflicting Software Fix Advice

An intriguing Auto Week story last week caught my attention involving a software problem in the new "GT-86 " sports coupe that Toyota and Subaru jointly developed. According to the story, owners of the new 2013 Toyota Scion FR-S and its twin the Subaru BRZ have been complaining about rough idling and stalling conditions affecting their new cars. Both Toyota and Subaru say that the problems are not related to a mechanical defect but instead are related to a software “bug” related to the engine control unit (ECU ). Auto Week reports that a Toyota spokesperson told them that “when the engine control unit ... is installed, it adapts to the car's powertrain and owner's driving patterns, a process known as adaptive learning . Within 160 kilometers, those settings are basically frozen in the ECU.” The spokesperson went on to state that the software that “allows the ECU to establi...

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Link Building Software a Bargain? Think Again!

searchenginejournal.com 09 Oct '12, 6pm

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As Inflation Rages In Iran, Bitcoin Software Not Available

As Inflation Rages In Iran, Bitcoin Software No...

forbes.com 09 Oct '12, 7pm

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domainnamewire.com 09 Oct '12, 1pm

It appears from the Response that when the Complaint in this case was filed (nine years after the registration of the disp...

Software company guilty of Reverse Domain Name ...

domainnamewire.com 09 Oct '12, 1pm

It appears from the Response that when the Complaint in this case was filed (nine years after the registration of the disp...

LKS: Want to learn more? Road to #ARMTechCon: #...

eetimes.com 09 Oct '12, 6pm

Road to ARM TechCon: Big.LITTLE software ain't that hard Brian Jeff 10/9/2012 4:44 AM EDT One of the questions I get asked...

Toyota recalls 7.43 mil vehicles over faulty window switches, UMW Toyota issues service campaign note

Toyota recalls 7.43 mil vehicles over faulty wi...

paultan.org 11 Oct '12, 3am

Toyota has announced a recall on 7.43 million vehicles globally over an issue with a faulty power-window switch. According...

Are you a Ruby/Rails expert? OpenLogic is hirin...

openlogic.com 09 Oct '12, 5pm

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Facilitating the Software Shopping Process via ...

electronicdesign.com 11 Oct '12, 7pm

Shopping for software. Who's job is that in your company? Some organizations are looking for the best price. Others are lo...

The (Pre) Fix Is In - IEEE Spectrum:

The (Pre) Fix Is In - IEEE Spectrum:

spectrum.ieee.org 20 Oct '12, 9pm

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As Inflation Rages In Iran Bitcoin Software Not...

bignewsnetwork.com 09 Oct '12, 9pm

cyber-attacks were not enough, the regular people of Iran have had access blocked to certain open source software sites fo...

Toyota unveils new electric car

Toyota unveils new electric car

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 18 Oct '12, 10pm

A brand new electric car from Toyota has arrived in the United States – in the form of the 2013 Scion iQ EV (pictured). Th...