Ein neuer Bluetooth-Standard mit deutlich schnelleren Übertragungsraten soll ab Mitte 2009 Einzug halten. Er wird in zwei Varianten spezifiziert, berichtet "Cnet" mit Berufung auf die Bluetooth SiG. Bluetooth 2.2 10x verspricht 30 Megabit pro Sekunde, mit Bluetooth 2.2 100x sollen sogar 300 Megabit pro Sekunde möglich sein. …mehr
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Die Unternehmensberatung Xact4u Strategy Consulting AG aus Karlsruhe hat eine systematische Methode entwickelt, mit der Unternehmen in die Lage versetzt werden sollen, die Betriebskosten bei CRM-Systemen nachhaltig reduzieren zu können. Im Fokus stehen dabei vor allem Installationen von "Siebel CRM". …mehr
Alle geschäftsrelevanten E-Mails müssen zwischen sechs und zehn Jahre gespeichert werden, jederzeit verfügbar und unverzüglich lesbar sein. Geschäftsführer und Aufsichtsräte haften direkt für den unternehmensweiten Umgang mit E-Mails. Anwendungen wie der os Mailrecorder von Optimal Systems sollen diese Vorgaben erfüllen. Jetzt ist der os Mailrecorder auch auf Itanium-Servern lauffähig. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. A California satellite technology provider has signed a deal to put a planned broadband Internet satellite into orbit above the U.S. in the first half of 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. A U.K.-based mobile phone maker plans to start selling next year a novel smartphone originally built for the British military called the .
Premium-Inhalt. The Symbian Foundation is on track to take over Symbian as an open-source operating system in 2010 and will put out its first distribution of software for developers in the first half of next year, its executive director said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. It's starting to look like attendance at the upcoming International Consumer Electronics Show will be considerably affected by the financial crisis that has gripped many of the companies the show serves.
Premium-Inhalt. Nintendo's Wii Fit game and Apple's iPhone 3G are among the top 20 products Japanese consumers confessed to buying on impulse in 2008.
Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion's hostile bid for Canadian security firm Certicom Corp. could make the BlackBerry a safer choice for enterprise customers, particularly within the public sector, industry analysts said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook its Web-wide sign-on system, , on Thursday -- and let me tell you, this thing has the potential to simplify and enrich social networking in a revolutionary way.
Premium-Inhalt. A backflip by Liberal leaders to cut billions in regional telecommunications safeguards has triggered a boycott by shadow communications minister Nick Minchin and almost half the voting members of the Coalition.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T hopes to standardize on a single operating system for AT&T-branded smartphones as part of a "dramatic consolidation" of its mobile platforms over the next few years, a company executive said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Our annual Editors' Choice Awards always inspire passionate debate--and that's just within the Macworld offices. While our reflects the consensus of our editors, not every pick is unanimous. And sometimes those debates spill out from behind closed doors and onto the pages of Macworld.com.
Premium-Inhalt. Amazon Web Services is lending a hand to researchers and developers by hosting a centralized repository of public data and the computing power to crunch the data.
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Premium-Inhalt. Google and Facebook separately announced the general availability of their respective data portability programs on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. A late October phishing campaign may have given online criminals the information they needed to seize control of payment processor CheckFree's Internet domain this week.
Premium-Inhalt. You can tell the relatives are coming to town soon. Everyone's trying to clean up their acts so Aunt Edwina won't be able to find out what naughty things they've been up to.
Premium-Inhalt. Without fanfare or even a press release, YouTube has started offering high-definition videos. Starting Friday morning, certain videos -- presumably those originally uploaded in HD -- now include a "watch in HD" link in the lower-right corner ().
Premium-Inhalt. One hour after Google did a public launch of , Facebook launched . The simultaneous launch is not a coincidence -- the two competing services are battling for mindshare as they strive to be the frontrunners in data portability.
Premium-Inhalt. I like the idea of keeping a Wi-Fi network open so visitors can be welcomed into the warm Internet like Elijah to a seder. But for your business, you'll likely want restrict access as much as possible to minimize the risk of stolen data. A Wi-Fi network without a password sends information in-the-clear, meaning that . Here are several ways to close your network's windows to keep pests out.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless has released a firmware update for its device. The 220.127.116.11 update is now available via the phone's Desktop Software Manager -- accessible by connecting your phone to your PC and running BlackBerry Desktop -- and is expected to go out over-the-air by late Friday evening.
Premium-Inhalt. Friday morning I installed onto an HP notebook I am using for my testing. On Monday we'll post some more hands-on coverage of SP2, but for now here are some of my first impressions while installing Service Pack 2 Beta.
Premium-Inhalt. Rumor has it is soon to grace the Xbox 360 and reward the platform faithful. The rumor itself is , but the picture above, just unveiled by Konami , has speculators salivating. Since the colors are electric green on black, and since the symbol to the right looks an awful lot like the symbol in the middle of the power button on the face of the 360, it's not hard to see why.
Premium-Inhalt. Forty seven home-grown IT companies have achieved world standards, according to Malaysian government agency Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC).
Premium-Inhalt. To help companies stay productive in difficult economic times, Autodesk Malaysia has reduced prices for its design software.
Premium-Inhalt. Networking products provider D-Link and tertiary institution Singapore Polytechnic (SP) have announced an initiative aimed at benefiting both local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and SP students.
Premium-Inhalt. In what it describes as "the biggest thing to happen to storage in decades", Sun Microsystems has unveiled its Sun Storage 7000 family.
Premium-Inhalt. The Mars Science Laboratory will launch two years later than previously planned, said American space agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Premium-Inhalt. Three Malaysian students have won RM75, 000 (US$21, 000) worth of cash and notebooks from technology companies Hewlett-Packard (HP) and AMD.
Premium-Inhalt. Which are the best firms at helping organizations navigate the complexities of managing customer and employee information? That's the question I posed last month to over 2,000 people responsible for data protection. This was the third year asking this question (see and ), so we're now able to see some trend lines. I was surprised at the results.
Premium-Inhalt. Just three days after a at SonicWall Inc. temporarily knocked out e-mail and Web firewall protections for some of its users, rival Astaro Corp. is looking to cash on the customer angst caused by the incident.
Premium-Inhalt. The specifications for the new version of Bluetooth technology- Bluetooth 2.2 will be revealed sometime in mid-2009. This was announced by the consortium of companies that form the technology's Special Interest Group.
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Premium-Inhalt. Recent months have seen a number of desktops launched for the enterprise segment. Lenovo's ThinkCentre A62 PC is the newest addition to the market and it boasts of consuming 40 watts less power than previous ThinkCentre PCs. Lenovo claims that the low power consumption is due to the new 15w AMD Athlon 2650e processor, which is available in select models.
Premium-Inhalt. The election of has been closely watched by Indian IT services companies who wonder .
Premium-Inhalt. Intel on Friday said it is researching technology to harvest free energy from the environment, which could lead to devices such as mobile phones running for indefinite periods without recharging.
Premium-Inhalt. Gamers, nay, Indian PC gamers rejoice! And reserve some space in your daily prayers for e-xpress interactive who are launching the entire Grand Theft Auto series (except the first two installments) here at dirt cheap prices (well, at least for the homely PC).
Premium-Inhalt. about readers' reactions to his negative review of RIM's BlackBerry Storm. Pogue gave the smartphone a drubbing and copped the righteous flak of CrackBerry addicts everywhere as a result.