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Premium-Inhalt. Attendees of IBM's Information on Demand conference this week in Las Vegas will be bombarded by a rash of product and services announcements and a lot of discussion about how to create an "Information Agenda."
Premium-Inhalt. Japan retailers get the jump on the U.S. market today as they get to sell Dell's new laptot, the Inspiron Mini 12, before anyone here in the U.S. even gets to lay eyes upon it. While built-to-order models will be available in the states by mid-November, three retail chains in Japan (Bic Camera, Kojima and Sofmap) get the first crack at selling pre-configured versions of Dell's 12.1-inch take on the mini-note space.
Premium-Inhalt. A revised version of Sony's "LittleBigPlanet" game for the PlayStation 3 has begun shipping days after Sony postponed release of the game because it included a song that drew lyrics from the Quran.
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Premium-Inhalt. Slowly but surely, EA is shedding its reputation as a sports game updater and movie license whore. By the end of the year, the company will release four original non-license games: , , , and .
Premium-Inhalt. A new commercial featuring four celebrity athletes hopes to keep Guitar Hero in the rhythm game driver seat.
Premium-Inhalt. This week is stuffed with plastic guitars, bad singing and devastating nuclear fallout. Oh, and it's full of some great new game releases too, like Guitar Hero: World Tour for all consoles; Fallout 3 for Xbox, PC and PS3, and .
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft on Monday offered a software development kit for its tabletop computer to about 1,000 people at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles, opening the door to a variety of new applications for the table.
Premium-Inhalt. Two years after pledging to on information management technologies, IBM says it has exceeded that total several times over.
Premium-Inhalt. An Australian law expert has warned that under the government's proposed mandatory Australians will have no way of finding out what "illegal" content has been censored and blocked online, while Greens Senator Scott Ludlam voiced his concern over Conroy's ambiguity regarding exactly what content , and who will be able to opt-out of the filtering.
Premium-Inhalt. Cox Communications is building its own cellular network to eventually offer mobile voice, data and entertainment in all markets it serves across the U.S., the cable operator said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Space is the place. Ultima game creator Richard Garriott has just returned from 12 days as a tourist in the International Space Station. There is no truth to the rumor that after Garriott completed his US$30 million vacation, he watched a 24-hour cable news station for a couple of hours and begged to be shot back into space as quickly as possible.
Premium-Inhalt. It is widely acknowledged that, as , a house divided against itself cannot stand so when on Saturday night, the only question most of us had was 'what took them so long?'
Premium-Inhalt. If you're looking for a Mac-styled keyboard but you're not a fan of , Moshi's is a stylish and functional alternative, albeit one that doesn't offer as many special keys or as much customization as some other keyboards we've tested.
Premium-Inhalt. Ask security professionals what the is and most will start grousing about the auditors.
Premium-Inhalt. The proliferation of third-generation cellular networks and Wi-Fi hotspots is helping mobile workers work on the road but one analyst notes administrators must provide virtual private networks for security.
Premium-Inhalt. There are few things that annoy a telephone or cable company as much a town or city deciding to put up its own ISP infrastructure.
Premium-Inhalt. Internet retailer Overstock.com is restating its earnings for a five-and-a-half-year period, blaming the move mostly on problems with an Oracle ERP (enterprise resource planning) implementation project that dates back several years.
Premium-Inhalt. is lobbying the this week to allow unlicensed use of so-called "" television spectrum for Internet services.
Premium-Inhalt. As part of an ongoing hardware upgrade, is announcing a model of its application acceleration that performs better and includes more standard features than the models it replaces.
Premium-Inhalt. A deal announced earlier this month by Telus Corp. and Bell Canada to collaborate on an HSPA network was a pre-emptive strike against companies like Globalive that won spectrum in last summer's wireless auction, a Forrester analyst says.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft will reveal on Tuesday its intent to open up its planned "M" application modeling language via the company's OSP (Open Specification Promise), according to the company.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has released an update for iPhoto that focuses on the photo-sharing features of the image-editing and organization program.
Premium-Inhalt. The regional government of Sardinia, an Italian island usually thought of as socially and economically backward, has approved a bill designed to promote the use of open-source software throughout the region, a regional government official said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. IT professionals have historically monitored network traffic patterns to better understand network usage, to expose security events, and to generally promote overall network health. Traffic analysis can likewise be applied to the Web to understand a wide range of behavior patterns ranging from social media networks to suggestion systems in e-commerce to even the current hot topic: the presidential race.
Premium-Inhalt. The tale told by other Internet traffic trends (see favors Obama), also rings true when taking domain registration into account. Using DomainTools to query for domains, we saw 2,357 domains for and 1,431 domains for .
Premium-Inhalt. When you take a close look at the traffic patterns within the Web 2.0-based community, the popularity gap between the two presidential candidates increases. Obama's favored by a 4-to-1 margin compared with the 2-to-1 margin when we looked at other .
Premium-Inhalt. Blog mentions are, like search terms, something of a special case. They probably show the least conclusive representation of candidate support, because there is no way to assess whether such mentions reflect a preponderance of positive or negative evaluations of the candidates. Anecdotal evidence suggests that negative mentions of candidate A by blogs supporting candidate B, and vice-versa, are very common indeed.