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Premium-Inhalt. Google will enhance its hosted site search service for businesses on Thursday by letting Web publishers trigger a re-indexing of their site whenever they want.
Premium-Inhalt. Three major LCD (liquid crystal display) panel makers have agreed to pay US$585 million in fines for price-fixing, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Barack Obama had a slight advantage over rival John McCain during the U.S. presidential campaign: His Web site was online more often.
Premium-Inhalt. Chip manufacturing equipment company Applied Materials plans to reduce its global workforce by about 12 percent, or 1,800 workers, in a move to cut costs and streamline its business, the company announced Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Have you heard? Someone's over those e-mails it's been blasting the world with for the past decade. My reaction? It's about damned time.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to an editing error, the story "Intel cuts forecast amid broad spending slowdown," which ran on the wire Wednesday, gave the wrong date for the end of Intel's fourth quarter. The quarter ends Dec. 27.
Premium-Inhalt. Sonatype is moving forward with commercial products augmenting the open-source Apache Maven build manager for Java, readying a repository manager and a product linking Maven to the Eclipse IDE.
Premium-Inhalt. Grab your chair pads and Big Gulps and get ready to hide from your spouses or drag them with you, the second expansion pack to World of Warcraft, , finally comes out Thursday. For many of you, that means exhilarating weeks and sleepless nights, missed classes and late homework, "sick" days from work, stacks of pizza boxes, soda-can mountains, and telling your spouse you'll be down to dinner in "just a few more minutes!" while remaining inert in your desk chair until supper's just a collection of refrigerated tupperware containers.
Premium-Inhalt. A scary security flaw that would allow malicious worms to infect one PC and then automatically jump to others prompted Microsoft to release . The glitch is critical for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, and for Windows Server 2000. Microsoft says that targeted attacks exploited the hole prior to the patch's release, and that "detailed exploit code" is currently available online.
Premium-Inhalt. Express Scripts, the pharmacy benefits management company which is demanding money by threatening to expose millions of patient records the company holds, Wednesday said it has decided to offer US$1 million to nab the perpetrator.
Premium-Inhalt. The shockwave stemming from the extermination of a United States-based hosting provider which pumped out 75 percent of the world's spam has reached Australia.
Premium-Inhalt. The popular RSS feed reader was knocked offline for several hours Thursday due to what its owner, IAC Search & Media, described as a technical glitch.
Premium-Inhalt. The global economy is in as bad shape as we've ever seen. In the last two months, U.S. consumers have stopped spending money on discretionary items, including electronic gear, prompting this week's bankruptcy filing by . Retailers are worried that Black Friday will indeed be black, as holiday shoppers cut back on spending and choose lower-priced cell phones and notebook computers.
Premium-Inhalt. Recently I for hacking an Apple TV so that it could use boxee (yes, that's small-b-boxee), the open-source media center application that allows that Apple TV to stream content from such sources as Comedy Central, Hulu, BBC, Last.fm, SHOUTcast, Flickr, and PicasaWeb to an Apple TV or computer. But what of boxee itself and its implementation on the Mac? That's for today.
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Premium-Inhalt. Amid economic recession, Electronic Arts and company dropped the price of the original Rock Band Thursday to US$100 on Wii and PS2, and $140 on Xbox 360 and PS3.
Premium-Inhalt. Speaking at the BMO Capital Markets conference in New York Thursday, Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick delivered some bad news to Grand Theft Auto fans: Both Chinatown Wars for DS and the Xbox 360 expansion might not come until April 2009 at the latest.
Premium-Inhalt. Ambrosia Software on Thursday announced the release of for the Mac. A free demo is available; Aquaria costs US$30 to register.
Premium-Inhalt. Innovation is a mandatory task of today's . But that doesn't make it easy. How to innovate well is a problem that leaders must . For some (lucky) organizations, that's where comes in. Co-director of the 's e-Markets Initiative, senior adviser to MIT's Security Studies Program and former CIO columnist, he is well-known as a thought leader on the subject of . He sat down with CIO.com's Editor-in-Chief Brian Carlson to talk about corporations' aversion to change, why risk is an inherent part of , and how rapid prototyping can help companies better manage the risk of innovation.
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Premium-Inhalt. Oh, to be right now. Its CEO, , is advising on economic policy. And who can forget the debate in Congress over Net neutrality and Google's battle with the telecoms?
Premium-Inhalt. Is Halo 3: Recon an expansion or game? According to Bungie, quoted in the December issue of , it's both.
Premium-Inhalt. In the virtual world of World of Warcraft, the arrival of the Lich King can be blamed for , annoying undead attacks and general malaise for the inhabitants of Azeroth. In the real world, its fans are kind of doing the same thing.
Premium-Inhalt. Anyone who's visited an Internet forum, read a blog, or visited a news site like GamePro has seen it at least once. "My Wii," someone will say, "is gathering dust."
Premium-Inhalt. When the economy goes south, companies get desperate for business. Many resort to to boost their bottom lines. Some companies, like , go so far as to cook their books. Yet others opt to to gain a competitive advantage, says Michael Kump, a partner who specializes in intellectual property, antitrust and trade practices law at Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert.
Premium-Inhalt. The late October ushered in new capabilities for the social network aimed at professionals. decided to start small, adding a list of nine free applications aimed at boosting your productivity and sharing Web content.
Premium-Inhalt. There was a time when the decision to was a no-brainer. LANs by definition cover a small area and have traditionally been simple operations to run and maintain.