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Premium-Inhalt. The Internet will mark an infamous anniversary on Sunday, when the Morris worm turns 20.
Premium-Inhalt. Remember my series of on the mysterious outbreak of deferred procedure calls that randomly occurred on one of my Windows XP machines? Just to refresh your memory, DPCs are Windows system calls that are deferred so the processor doesn't get tied up with work that isn't immediately required. A more techie description can be found on .
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is putting the Windows client OS on a diet as a way to bring the PC OS into the age of cloud computing.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's and the online platform it anchors will ship in the second half of 2009, and its pricing will be based a set of usage metrics, according to the company's newly posted Azure Web site.
Premium-Inhalt. Claiming to set the stage for the next 50 years of computing, this week unveiled a and a complementary slate of developer resources that will become the core of its services platform and provide an online delivery option for all its current software.
Premium-Inhalt. This week, took the wraps off the cloud operating system that CEO Steve Ballmer earlier this month and that has been under development for two years under Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie. Named Azure, it is the foundation of what will become the hosting platform run by Microsoft, first in its own data centers and potentially licensed to other data-center providers. The release is the first part of Microsoft's services platform, and it provides an outline for where Azure is going.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. said Thursday that will have to divest assets in 100 areas covering 22 states as a precondition to acquiring .
Premium-Inhalt. Government agencies and enterprises seeking cost-effective solutions amid the financial crisis can leverage on a commercial grid computing platform recently launched in Singapore.
Premium-Inhalt. Lower-income U.S. consumers are flocking to Apple's iPhone, sending an early signal that smartphones are changing from a luxury to a necessity, according to research company ComScore Mobile.
Premium-Inhalt. Ever since Apple launched its US$100-a-year .Mac (now ) online service, the company has had the annoying habit of creating tight integration between its software and that add-on service. Not that tight integration is a bad thing--it's just that the flip side of that tight integration is a serious lack of features for people who choose not to pay that annual fee.
Premium-Inhalt. Sharful wants to copy some DVDs, but they contain more information than will fit on his blank discs.
Premium-Inhalt. Global communications firm Motorola said that media mobility is the key factor behind the next generation of 16-27 year old users, called 'Millenials'.
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Premium-Inhalt. Are some touch-screen voting machines really from one candidate to another, or are the voters who claim their votes are being changed just wrong?
Premium-Inhalt. Robert Tappan Morris, the 21-year-old Cornell University student who unleashed the first worm attack on the Internet in 1988, has fully rehabilitated his reputation in the computer science community. Today, he is a respected of computer science at MIT.
Premium-Inhalt. Pioneer won on Wednesday a patent infringement lawsuit it filed against Samsung SDI over plasma display panel (PDP) technology.
Premium-Inhalt. A Japanese display start-up is well on the way to commercializing a 3-meter wide flexible plasma display and expects the first models to appear next year.
Premium-Inhalt. At the risk of being denounced as an elitist, I have a confession to make: When I am traveling, I will do everything in my power to avoid eating at a national chain restaurant. I realize mine is not a popular stance, not even among people in my traveling party. "What's the matter with chain restaurants?" they demand. "What--are you too --good to eat in a T.G.I. McAppleChili's? Why don't you just hush up and finish your Blooming Onion?"
Premium-Inhalt. With next week's presidential election, the nation's capitol is about to experience the mother-of-all platform changes, and that's why cloud computing memo, titled "A Platform for the Next Technology Revolution," seems especially well timed.
Premium-Inhalt. WabiSabiLabi may shut down its online marketplace for security vulnerabilities, focusing instead on the line of OneShield unified threat management (UTM) appliances it developed with Italian defense company EuroTech.
Premium-Inhalt. Like every other popular internet service under the sun, lots of spammers try to spam Facebook. Luckily for users, the company tries real hard to stop it. Facebook spokesman Barry Schnitt told The Standard that "malicious actors are constantly attacking the site and what you see is actually a very small percentage of what is attempted." Yikes!
Premium-Inhalt. Financial reports from vendors including Motorola, Sun Microsystems, SAP and STMicroelectronics, along with economic and IT sector surveys, this week are confirming market watchers' fears that the U.S. is heading into recession, dragging the global tech industry down with it.
Premium-Inhalt. We ask associate producer Eric Fong five questions to find out what's next for LittleBigPlanet, including new developer levels and the ability to sell your creations.
Premium-Inhalt. Four years after its release, the Nintendo DS has become the second best-selling Nintendo handheld, behind the original Game Boy.
Premium-Inhalt. The Hong Kong Space Museum announced Wednesday a US$4.4 million refurbishment plan with a 48 million-pixel resolution planetarium and seats with an interactive system.
Premium-Inhalt. A start-up called has developed virtualization management software that it claims will integrate enterprise data centers with commercial cloud computing offerings to form a single "virtual private cloud" that manages and governs both internal and external resources from a single console.
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Premium-Inhalt. in the Bowoto v. Chevron case, claiming that the sponsored link to Chevron's Web site for the case is the same as a statement to the press. The link, which appeared in Google search results for the plaintiff's name, led to a giving their side of the incident that led to the suit, where the company called in the Nigerian police when villagers took over an offshore oil platform. Three villagers were injured, and another was killed.
Premium-Inhalt. Venture capitalists today are faced with fewer exit options, declining capital commitments, and are making fewer investments in new high-growth ventures. No, I am not speaking about the VC market in the United States, although the description fits. Rather, I am describing what may be the new norm in China.