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Siemens Partners with Coverity to Drive Quality & Security

In 2012, Siemens was listed as one of the top 100 most valued brands in the world according to Interbrand, was acknowledged as one of the top 50 most innovative companies by Fast Company, and was recognized by GM as automotive supplier of the year. It was a great year for Siemens with many notable achievements. So how did the…

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GENIVI & SCAN: The Automotive Industry stops re-inventing the wheel

Here follows a short-blog about GENIVI® and Development Testing Rockstar, Christian Linke, who is managing BMW’s involvement in the program and participating in Coverity SCAN. GENIVI is a non-profit industry alliance that is promoting the use of a common In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open-source software development platform. According to Wikipedia (An Open Source Trailblazer in its own right), “The wheel is a device that enables efficient movement of…

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Software Liability Revisited

I sauntered over to the RSA session on Software Liability which was to be a debate between Bruce Schneier and Marcus Ranum. Frankly, I was more interested in meeting Bruce Schneier in person than in the topic, which has been bantered about in academic circles and blogs for close to a decade now. So, I…

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Accelerating Innovation in Automobile Infotainment with Development Testing

This week Coverity announced how one of its customers, Neopost, is advancing software quality and product innovation with Coverity Development Testing. Neopost, a European leader for mailing systems equipment, is constantly driving technological advancements in order to consolidate its market leadership position. Since software is fast becoming the key differentiator for success in this sector, the need to…

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Automotive Trends – Complex Software & Gadgetry

Like a majority of people, my interest in automotive is usually in the areas of checking out the newest models in Car Magazine and reviewing the latest test drives by Top Gear. Though, a trend that even cursory observers like us would have noticed is the emphasis on software over the last few years. It’s not…

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Open source and the auto software assembly line

There’s been a lot of coverage about the Toyota recalls and the role of software in automobiles. One of the most interesting headlines, in my opinion, was this one from Techdirt, which echoes a call from the Software Freedom Law Center for automakers like Toyota to open source their software code. These both demonstrate a lack of understanding…

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