Das aufgemotzte Omnia, das in Japan und Südkorea als T-Omnia verkauft wird, hat nicht nur einen doppelt so scharfen Touchscreen, sondern auch einen Powerprozessor mit 800 Megahertz. Es ist sehr wahrscheinlich, dass das Smartphone demnächst auch in Deutschland erscheint. …mehr
In diesem Wintersemester bieten die Hochschulen in Darmstadt und Aschaffenburg ihren Informatikstudenten eine besondere Vorlesung: Erfahrene Mainframe-Experten von der Software AG und IBM stellen sich in den Vorlesungssaal, um gewiefte Newcomer auf den Umgang mit den Dinosauriern der IT-Branche einzuschwören. …mehr
Laut einer Studie von StepStone wollen mittelständische Firmen den Fachkräftemangel intern lösen. Angesichts der Finanzkrise besteht die größte Herausforderung der Personalarbeit darin, die besten Mitarbeiter im Unternehmen herauszufinden, aufzubauen, zu motivieren und zu binden. …mehr
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Mit "Epicor 9" bringt der gleichnamige Anbieter von Business-Software eine SOA-basierende Plattform, in die Funktionen der Einzelprodukte "iScala", "Vantage" und "Enterprise" zusammenfließen. Die Suite richtet sich an Firmen, die weltweit ERP-Prozesse ausrollen wollen. …mehr
Betreiber von Legacy-Mainframe-Systemen werden zunehmend mit wachsenden Verwaltungskosten konfrontiert. Dies und die geringe Flexibilität dürften die Hauptgründe dafür sein, dass allein im letzten Jahr 40 europäische Unternehmen ihre Mainframes auf HPs Itanium-basierte Integrity-Server migriert haben. …mehr
Microsofts setzt seit Jahren auf das hauseigene SDL (Security Development Lifecycle), um möglichst sichere Anwendungen zu produzieren. Jetzt lässt der Konzern auch fremde Softwareentwickler gratis vom SDL profitieren. Außerdem bauen die Redmonder ein Beraternetzwerk auf, dass Firmen beim Design von sicheren Anwendungen helfen soll. …mehr
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Premium-Inhalt. Bids for Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) are in and the tender is closed, signalling the end of the year-long battle that has seen vicious fighting between contenders and harsh criticism of the government's broadband policies.
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Premium-Inhalt. Although Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5) offers many improvements over Tiger, it also takes a few small steps backwards. One of those is that you can no longer choose the order in which login items open. (Login items are programs and other items that automatically open when you log in to your account; each user has his or her own list of login items in the Accounts pane of System Preferences.) At the same time, a much-requested feature that's never been included in OS X is the ability to create different sets of login items. You can prevent all login items from opening by holding down the shift key when you log in, but you can't create subsets of your full list--or completely different sets--and choose to load a different one at each login.
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Premium-Inhalt. It's time to cash out the mutual fund. Hardcore Computer's Reactor has a US$10,000 price tag, and its design is almost as eye-popping. But what does this cool investment get you? Oil. A lot of oil.
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Premium-Inhalt. Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) Inc. of Montreal may not meet one of the conditions of its acquisition, originally scheduled to close Dec. 11.
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Premium-Inhalt. The story "Microsoft offers push e-mail with new SMB servers," posted Nov. 11, omitted a relevant option for BlackBerry customers. The updated eighth paragraph, which now includes a reference to the additional option, follows. The story has been updated on the wire.
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