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Premium-Inhalt. I've been thinking a lot about multitasking lately. Well, actually, I've been thinking about multitasking in 10-second segments, sandwiched in between replying to one of the several instant messages on my screen, writing this column, wrapping up a statistical analysis, and answering the door for the Mexican food delivery.
Premium-Inhalt. Last year we talked about CIOs - who are both the masters and the victims of doubletalk and who are under enormous pressure to provide more to their users and at the same time, trying to keep spending under control.
Premium-Inhalt. The current economic crisis may be the best test yet of Generation Y's ability to survive. After all, this generation, which has been coddled by parents and educators, isn't known for its coping skills.
Premium-Inhalt. In some ways, Generation Y professionals may be better positioned than Baby Boomers and Generation X workers to . For one, they don't have the same strong allegiances to their employers that their Boomer and Gen X counterparts have, which some experts say might make it easier for them to cope with being laid off. Nor do they have the same financial burdens as Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. So if Gen Y professionals do get laid off, they have fewer expenses to worry about. (For more reasons why Generation Y is well prepared to survive an economic downturn, see .)
Premium-Inhalt. About 35,000 students, faculty and staff at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Tuesday received an e-mail hoax from the Provost's office saying the presidential election had been postponed to Nov. 5.
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Premium-Inhalt. A , Sony takes design to new heights with its 10.1-megapixel Cyber-shot T700. The main innovation with this good-looking is its 4GB of on-board storage, as well as a few other features that may be irresistible despite the camera's US$400 price tag.
Premium-Inhalt. Dirty political tricks are going Web 2.0 in the 2008 presidential election, with scammers using Facebook, text messaging and e-mail hacking to try to trick people into missing their chance to vote.
Premium-Inhalt. In case you haven't noticed, there's a bit of a crisis in the newspaper industry.
Premium-Inhalt. If Howard Stern and Oprah are the king and queen of all media, then Matt Drudge is the king of politics. His DrudgeReport is responsible for driving news agendas, political campaigns, scandals and more.
Premium-Inhalt. Last Friday, being taken to ensure that the provisions of the RAA with regard to WHOIS information are followed correctly. And in nearly every article we have published here at The Industry Standard about ICANN policy, we are reminded that the public can recommend changes to the RAA, which is currently undergoing revision.
Premium-Inhalt. Congressman Barney Frank has made headlines in the past month for his involvement in the banking bailout bill, but to the world of online gambling he is famous for something else: The Democratic congressman has consistently supported efforts to bring online poker and other games back to U.S. players, after online gambling was driven underground by the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act ().
Premium-Inhalt. Y!Live, one of the projects from Yahoo's Brickhouse, has been killed, . According to the post, the project's last day will be December 3, 30 days from Monday. Y!Live has been a relatively popular webcasting platform for social media personalities like Wayne Sutton.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter has become a favorite tool of serious news junkies. Increasing numbers of people are turning to the service and several related applications when major world events break, either to follow the news real-time or to submit their own updates and reactions.
Premium-Inhalt. Despite reports all day long about an assortment of in several U.S. states, no massive systemic meltdown occurred.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple is likely to cut production of its hot-selling iPhone 3G handset by up to 40 percent during the current quarter, an analyst warned Monday, saying the expected change signals weaker demand for consumer electronics. But the prediction drew criticism from Apple observers, who said the situation isn't so grim.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple made headlines when it . But even more noteworthy than the size of Apple's contribution was the prominence given the decision--Apple posted a statement on its outlining its opposition to Proposition 8.
Premium-Inhalt. An IT manager who logged onto to his former employer's computer network five months after being fired and opened the e-mail server up to spammers has been sentenced to one year in prison.
Premium-Inhalt. GamePro: Horde multiplayer mode is a pleasant surprise. What was the inspiration behind it?
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Monday announced that You're in the Movies, the first game to use the Xbox Live vision camera, will arrive in two weeks.
Premium-Inhalt. Monday 2K Games has finally detailed the PS3-exclusive DLC that it announced was coming to the PlayStation Network .
Premium-Inhalt. Amid "isolated" reports of unsatisfied World Tour owners, Activision has released a free PC application to correct drum sensitivity issues.
Premium-Inhalt. As video game autumns go, this one's a doozy: , , , Little Big Planet, Red Alert 3, Gears of War 2, , Wrath of the Lich King. , Insomniac's sequel to its 2006 first-person shooter comes out Tuesday. The critical consensus so far is pretty much "love it," so it's probably going to see a lot of you turning up at stores to snag a copy.
Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo and Google have revised the terms of their search advertising deal to ease concerns that have stalled its approval by the U.S. Department of Justice, according to a report on the Wall Street Journal's Web site on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Growth in processor shipments could slow down in the fourth quarter and through 2009, inhibited by a reduced demand for chips and the global economic downturn, IDC said on Monday.
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Premium-Inhalt. Networking firm Juniper Networks said that its T1600 core router has advanced the industry's energy efficiency standards with its completed new energy consumption tests.
Premium-Inhalt. Analyst firm IDC Malaysia said 2008 has been a challenging year for Malaysian mobile phone vendors due to creeping price hikes.
Premium-Inhalt. China-based PC manufacturer Lenovo, which acquired IBM's personal computing division in 2005, has announced its virgin server line, aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). The company defines SMEs as companies ranging in size from one to 500 employees.
Premium-Inhalt. Quest Software is partnering with IT services provider BT Frontline to expand its suite of virtualisation management solutions in Singapore.
Premium-Inhalt. Riding high on the Wi-Fi upsurge, the Indian arm of Ruckus Wireless, a relatively lesser known but technologically superior vendor, has decided to go all out to make its presence felt into this seemingly crowded market.
Premium-Inhalt. On the eve of , Barack Obama is turning his focus back to technology. The Democratic candidate released a in the final moments of the campaign discussing his plans for tech-related policies, if elected president.
Premium-Inhalt. The new Logitech V550 Nano Cordless Laser Mouse for Notebooks features a Clip-and-Go dock that lets users conveniently clip the V550 Mouse to their laptop while moving around. The Nano-receiver stays nearly flush against the side of the computer (protruding just 8 mm), so it doesn't have to be unplugged when you stow your laptop. The V550 Mouse offers up to 18 months of battery life and is the only Logitech cordless laser mouse currently offering this extended level of use. Also, the V550 Nano saves additional power by automatically turning off when it's docked or when the Nano-receiver is stored inside the mouse.
Premium-Inhalt. Once upon a time it was so easy. You knew where you were with the term CIO because the only meaning it had for any of us was 'chief information officer' or, in the ancient jest, 'career is over'. Now it's not so easy as while the Marty Lippert, the much-beleaguered firm's chief information officer, or Deborah Hopkins, the same firm's chief innovation officer. Hopkins was previously Citi's CTO, COO and merger strategy chief (MSF?).
Premium-Inhalt. SOA adoption has hit a bump in the road, according to survey detailed by Gartner on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Credit card companies issue to consumers, who shop on credit and pay bills later. The companies make their money two ways: one, by taking commission from merchants and two, by charging interest from the consumers who use their services. The process could be no simpler.
Premium-Inhalt. It's really quite simple: IT companies have Disaster Management and Disaster Recovery plans in place because they are IT savvy. They know what the critical importance of Business Continuity is. They realize how imperative a Data Center is and how essential it is to have a secondary facility in a remote location. But they're IT savvy and run drills so everyone working in the company knows what to do in the event of an unforeseen incident.