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Premium-Inhalt. Server shipments grew in the third quarter this year, though server revenue declined as companies lowered spending to meet budgetary constraints, according to a study released by Gartner on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that competitors did not infringe chip-packaging patents owned by Tessera Technologies, sending the semiconductor vendor's stock down nearly 10 percent at the end of trading on Monday.
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Premium-Inhalt. Earlier this year, Medis Technologies unveiled a small fuel cell that acts as a portable power source for personal electronics like cellphones, laptops and MP3 players. It is a power solution that promises to keep gadgets running after the batteries have run out, meaning you don't have to hunt for wall sockets after your normal battery's charge is lost.
Premium-Inhalt. The Times of London that Microsoft and Yahoo are in talks to give Microsoft control of Yahoo's search business for 10 years in a complicated transaction that would put ex-CEO of AOL Jonathan Miller and Ross Levinsohn, former president of Fox Interactive Media, in charge of the company. But Levinsohn is reportedly denying the report.
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Premium-Inhalt. Last year around this time , my awards for those individuals in the tech field whose behavior most closely resembles a bird whose sole purpose is to be served on a platter.
Premium-Inhalt. Since I posted my screed last week about Julie Amero, the , I heard from many Cringesters -- including a handful of people with intimate knowledge of the case. Whatever you thought of the Amero story before, the reality is far, far worse.
Premium-Inhalt. Asian mobile manufacturer LG Electronics has released results of its global online survey, which asked people what they wanted most during the holidays, included the finding that most Malaysian respondents wanted to kiss actress Jessica Alba under the mistletoe.
Premium-Inhalt. Sterlite Technologies Limited recently showcased its 'Sterlite Fiber Powered Home' at a sample apartment provided by D B Realty, at its under construction site - Orchid Woods in Goregaon (East), Mumbai.
Premium-Inhalt. A federal appeals court on Monday narrowed the penalty against Qualcomm for misleading a standards body and committing misconduct during a trial.
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Premium-Inhalt. Axis Communications introduces AXIS M10 Network Cameras, a series of small and smart cameras, ideal for securing locations such as small businesses, boutiques, restaurants, hotels and residence. These affordable, intuitive and reliable cameras from the market leader in network video offer best-in-class image quality and professional monitoring capabilities.
Premium-Inhalt. In this time of recession, HP is taking numerous ways to protect it Channel Partners. According to Durgadutt Nedungadi, Director Marketing and Alliances Technology solutions Group, HP is very much aware of the danger that their channel partners will be in when the effects of the global meltdown hits the Indian shores. "We are doing a number of things to make sure that our channel partners are protected against this recession in the market. In HP a major part of our business comes from our channel partners. So it is necessary for us to protect our channel partners and we are doing all we can to ensure this," stated Nedungadi.
Premium-Inhalt. HP thinks Virtualization has already made its mark in India. "Virtualization as a concept is already widely known in the market. Every company knows that it has to virtualize sooner or later. So, I don't think there is any need to market the technology per say. However there is a need to make sure that the doubts surrounding its management are answered and more off to make people realize that there are answers to it. By introducing these new ranges of products we are making sure that these questions do not arise," said Durgadutt Nedungadi, Director, Marketing & Alliances, Technology Solutions Group, HP India.
Premium-Inhalt. The European Union's antitrust investigation of Intel is "discriminatory and partial," the chip maker complained in an action that's detailed in a recent edition of the EU's official journal, saying it's not being permitted to properly defend itself against the charges.
Premium-Inhalt. Epson's Accredited Partner's Meet has just concluded in Paris, France. In keeping with the location the theme for this year's event was "March de Triomphe" -- a celebration of sorts for the excellent performance of the company. An event which is eagerly awaited by all Epson's key partners from across the country this year's business discussions as usual were combined with lots of fun and games. The business meeting, was held to review Epson's performance for the year 2008 and to discuss the roadmap and strategies for the year ahead. This year partners from all business segments and from both India and the Indian sub-continent joined the meet.
Premium-Inhalt. A leader in backup and recovery, Atempo Inc. develops software for full range of data protection, recovery management and archiving needs. The vendor is now aggressively expanding operations in India. "We intend to have seven customer-facing employees in India in the technical and sales team in the next 12 months.These teams would be based in Delhi (regional office), Mumbai, and Bangalore. We already have 30 developers working for Atempo in India," revealed Kamal Gulati, Director-India Operations, Atempo Inc. Atempo considers India to be one of the fastest rising markets particularly in the 'Backup and Archival' space in the APAC region. "We might be bit late in the Indian market, but given the solidity of Atempo, we are here for a long term to take care of organizations that trust us. Our biggest investment in India would be in the space of extensive technical trainings and delivering what we convey,"he added.
Premium-Inhalt. The aggressive business model to propel TFT monitors has resulted in Acer emerging as leader in the overall PC monitor market in India (Q3 2008), as per IDC report. Taiwan-based PC maker shipped over 3.3 lakh units in India market through Q3/2008. "Over the past three quarters, we were leaders in wide LCD monitor category in India. But this time, we managed to lead in overall (wide and non-wide) PC monitor market for JAS quarter," said S Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer, Acer India. In the standalone monitor category, Acer shipped over 2.2 lakh units capturing over 15.8 percent of Indian monitor market for Q3/2008 as per IDC report. More than 90 percent of these numbers would be Wide LCD monitors which we have been selling well since start of 2008, he said "The majority of standalone sales arose from assembled market, CRT replacements and SMB segment," he said. For commercial and consumer segment, Acer sold an additional 1.1 lakh units of monitors as bundled items. "Out of these, almost 85 percent were LCD sales indicating a faster dip in CRT demand."
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has launched the Explorer Mini Mouse that uses Microsoft's BlueTrack technology. According to a press release, the mouse works on more surfaces than both optical and laser mice including granite countertops, airport carpets, wooden tables or other rough surfaces. The mouse can be controlled from a distance of up to 30 ft. The release adds that the Mini Mouse is ergonomically designed and features glowing blue light effects when it is operational.
Premium-Inhalt. If the business Apple did on Black Friday is any indication, the holiday season could be a very happy one indeed for the computer maker.
Premium-Inhalt. Vivitek has launched a new series of projectors in India in addition to its existing range. The new line-up has been branded as the D8 Series and includes the D825MS and D825MX projectors. According to a press release, the projectors weigh 2.6 kgs, and are incorporated with DLP technology from Texas Instruments that displays better images, and also features BrilliantColor for better brightness of vibrant colors.
Premium-Inhalt. The auction for 3G spectrums to be held for private telecom operators has been postponed for almost a month. Earlier, the auction was supposed to be held on January 15th but now in an announcement made by the Communications and Information Technology Minister A. Raja, that date has been pushed back to 9th February. The official memorandum on the auction process will be released on December 8th and operators can finalize their decisions to bid by December 31st.
Premium-Inhalt. Rediff has started a new 'Web-in-Mail' service that lets its users access websites through the comfort of an e-mail client like MS Outlook, Outlook Express and your Blackberry device. That's right, it doesn't require the use of a Web browser.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft released the beta of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) to subscribers of its developer services Tuesday and said it would open the preview to the general public on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. If you've ever felt that twinge of regret the moment you hit the delete button on your digital camera, rest assured the image is probably recoverable--provided you use a tool like the US$29 . The utility scans the entire writable portion of your memory card and saves every recoverable byte of data to your hard drive. If there are photos on the card, it will probably be able to recover them.
Premium-Inhalt. Right now I'm working offsite, which for me means the local coffee shop. I forgot to pack my , but no worries: I'm listening to the music library stored on my home PC. No, I didn't bring along a tin can tied to a really long string--I'm using , a free app/service that streams all your media from one PC to another. (To other devices, too, but that's a subject for another post.)
Premium-Inhalt. YouTube appears poised for an image makeover, with a pair of announcements this week promising less sex and more symphony. YouTube's new will accomplish the latter, offering classical musicians worldwide a chance to perform in an "online orchestra" packed with some of the industry's biggest names. As for the former, a set of will attempt to keep adult-oriented content away -- or at least make it slightly harder to find.
Premium-Inhalt. Worldwide shipments of hard disk drives (HDDs) used in PCs and other consumer electronic products will be flat or could even decline in the fourth quarter of 2008 compared to last quarter, according to iSuppli Corp.
Premium-Inhalt. To migrate data from one location to another, Seth Georgion has had to devise some creative ways to transmit data from remote locations, including ships in the Pacific Ocean and taverns in the Australian outback, using T1 lines and satellites. Georgion, manager of IT for marine survey firm , also had to reduce the amount of information he was transmitting by culling duplicate data that accounted for as much as half of what he was sending.
Premium-Inhalt. VMware on Tuesday released VMware View 3, new software aimed at providing desktop virtualization, application virtualization and management of virtual desktops in one product.
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Premium-Inhalt. Nokia Tuesday released its high-end N97 3G smartphone, combining a touchscreen with a tilted 3.5-inch display, a full QWERTY keyboard, and inviting a straight-up comparison with trend-setting
Premium-Inhalt. Global corporations must often absorb additional because of mergers, acquisitions and other factors, but too many IT organizations have failed to implement policies that govern how to best align new data centers with current operations, Gartner analysts said Tuesday as the analyst firm's annual kicked off in Las Vegas.
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Premium-Inhalt. Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo Director and creator of renowned franchises like Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda, says that the "gaming media has a different view of anything as new as Wii Music." when asked to comment on the poor review scores his game garnered.
Premium-Inhalt. The Army wants to curb rising suicide rates using an unlikely tool: video games.
Premium-Inhalt. FCC Chairman Kevin Martin, who will be departing his post along with the Bush Administration, wants the Commission to act at its December meeting on a nationwide.
Premium-Inhalt. I purchased the Winamp Pro media player, but I repeatedly get an 'invalid registration key' message when I attempt to install it. I have tried copying the key from the original confirmation e-mail, removing hyphens from it, and reentering it manually myself, but nothing seems to work. Every time I e-mail Winamp's customer support, I receive a mail delivery failure message. The runs fine on my computer, so I know that everything is up to spec. Please help!
Premium-Inhalt. Owen Walker's future seems brighter today than it did a year ago when New Zealand police came knocking on his door to arrest him on computer hacking charges.
Premium-Inhalt. You might be forgiven for not remembering the that Apple announced during its , alongside the and . The US$79 add-on, which Apple describes as "engineered for superior acoustic accuracy, balance, and clarity" was supposed to be available in October, but only on Tuesday did Apple finally advertise on its home page that the headphones are "now shipping."
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