Der Walldorfer Softwarekonzern nimmt die Vertragskündigung der deutschen und österreichischen Kunden zurück und bietet ihnen an, zwischen dem bisherigen Standard-Support und dem neuen Enterprise Support wählen. Allerdings wird der Standard-Support ab 2010 teurer. Die Anwender reagieren positiv. …mehr
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Die Agentur für Marketing, Kommunikation und Mediendesign Visual4 aus Stuttgart hat drei quelloffene CRM-Systeme für kleine und mittelständische Unternehmen (KMU) genau unter die Lupe genommen. In der Studie werden die Lösungen "SugarCRM", "Vtiger CRM" und "XRMS" miteinander verglichen. …mehr
Tevia Online Meeting 2.0 will die etablierte Konkurrenz ausstechen, in dem die Webkonferenz großen Funktionsumfang mit einfacher Installation kombiniert. Es sollen auch problemlos Teilnehmer ohne PC per Telefon in die Konferenzen geholt werden können. Außerdem sollen sowohl die technischen Anforderungen, als auch die laufenden Kosten sehr gering ausfallen …mehr
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Premium-Inhalt. Dell and EMC have agreed to extend their worldwide storage partnership, even though the existing deal -- which has generated billions in sales for the two companies -- doesn't end until 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. Stein Bagger, the Danish IT executive who turned himself in to Los Angeles police on Saturday and confessed to being wanted by Interpol, is being held by U.S. immigration officials and will be sent back to Denmark to face charges.
Premium-Inhalt. Eleven years ago I was working in IT, doing systems management for the ill-fated interactive branch of a major textbook publisher. That summer I got my first look at a product that had debuted only a few months before, and as it turned out, wouldn't be part of Apple's product line for much longer. It was called the . With the steady rise of "netbook" laptops, I think it's high time for Apple to take another look at that product and recognize some of its great ideas and innovations.
Premium-Inhalt. Try this: Press Ctrl-Alt-Del (and then click Task Manager, if you're running Vista), then click the Processes tab. Ever wonder what all those items are? You should, especially if you're trying to troubleshoot a slow or malware-infested system. The list represents every single process that's currently running-good, bad, and potentially dangerous.
Premium-Inhalt. Texas Instruments pulled down its profit forecast for the December quarter by as much as two-thirds on Monday, and it also cut its revenue expectations, saying the economic downturn is having a powerful impact on the market for its chips.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has released an early version of an open-source content management platform that developers can use to build sophisticated blogs or large Web sites.
Premium-Inhalt. While with Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Beta, I took a look at a couple areas where Microsoft emphasizes better efficiency: The Service Pack Cleanup tool and a more efficient Sidebar. In my hands-on experience, I found improvements to be slight to the point of being almost unnoticeable.
Premium-Inhalt. Let's say you downloaded a video from BitTorrent or a similar file-sharing service. And you want to watch that video on your iPod or iPhone. Alas, iTunes doesn't play nice with the Divx and Xvid formats, which are the most common types for videos distributed via BitTorrent and the like.
Premium-Inhalt. As Verizon steps up promotion of in Philadelphia, Comcast is lashing out at the competitor, saying that Verizon's claim of having more HD channels is misleading, . But when we tale a closer look is taken at the HD content options of the two companies, it becomes apparent that both have done their fair share of misleading.
Premium-Inhalt. Here's something to put on your 2009 checklist: more realistic in-game physics. You know, the extra math in a virtual world that can transform the flat, instantaneous stain from a tomato flung at a wall into a pulpy, drooling mess of spatter. Now insert whatever your M-Rated imagination cares to conjure in place of "tomato."
Premium-Inhalt. Don't need the high-end graphics to have a good time? It may not look like much, but is an old-school throwback to the birth of first-person shooters. Collect a variety of weapons across several levels; open doors and shoot anything in your way. Now mind you, nobody's confusing this blocky FPS with Crysis, but it's got enough style where it counts.
Premium-Inhalt. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has called on Optus to roll out Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to more than 7000 seats and upgrade its aging network. The deal is worth AUD$143 million (US$92.7 million) over the next four years.
Premium-Inhalt. The by a U.K. Internet watchdog is raising tough questions over how far online censorship should go -- and the decisions made in the coming days could prove crucial to how we balance free speech with content regulation in the future.
Premium-Inhalt. Want to save a little printer ink and paper? The next time you look up driving directions on MapQuest or Windows Live Search Maps, don't print a hard copy to take along in the car. Instead, send those directions via SMS to your cell phone.
Premium-Inhalt. Tuesday released its final of 2008, which including a critical flaw in the new search component in Vista and Windows Server 2008.
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Premium-Inhalt. A U.K. Internet watchdog group Tuesday reversed its decision over an image its members considered indecent.
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco will add real-time translation to its TelePresence high-definition conference technology next year, enabling people in several different countries to meet virtually and each hear the other participants' comments in their own languages.
Premium-Inhalt. If you listen to the Internet--and I don't recommend you listen too closely, as it will drive you mad as surely as if you were privy to the whispers of the vast underdeeps--then you'd have good reason to think that Apple was going to unleash the rest of their vast iTunes catalog in a DRM-free format on Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard Co. said it began shipping its 300GB small-form factor drives to worldwide resellers this week, doubling the capacity of its previous 2.5-in. serial-attached SCSI (SAS) hard disk drives. HP said the new drives, which it produced with , use 75% less power and 70% less space than its high-end 3.5-in., 15,000-rpm drives.
Premium-Inhalt. Internet tracking firm ComScore that YouTube had almost 100 million viewers in October 2008, easily making it the no. 1 online video property by unique viewers (99.5 million) and total videos streamed (5.3 billion).
Premium-Inhalt. In a revealing interview with GamePro's Sid Shuman, Sony Computer Entertainment America's John Kohler points to an "imminent" release for Home, questions Netflix integration in the Xbox 360, and remains hopeful for a strong year for the PS3 despite the dismal economy.
Premium-Inhalt. Giving gamers a graphic leg-up on future titles, Nvidia's "PhysX" graphics engine has been picked up by gaming giants EA and Take Two. We've got the lowdown on this announcement, plus our impressions from a PhysX-powered Mirror's Edge PC demo, behind the jump.
Premium-Inhalt. is reporting that has hit the 3 million sold milestone just one month after the game's release. The news was speculated by Microsoft Game Studios' Phil Spencer in a , and confirmed by Epic's Mark Rein.
Premium-Inhalt. Into every life, a little rain must fall. That aphorism also applies to blocks, and as Ngmoco's Topple proves, it makes for a great game for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Premium-Inhalt. When Microsoft completed its acquisition of San Francisco-based startup Powerset in July, it acquired more than just search-engine technology. In the HBase component of Powerset's product, Microsoft also acquired open-source code that is actively being redistributed back into the Apache Software Foundation's Hadoop project.
Premium-Inhalt. U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin has abused his power and suppressed public information during his tenure at the agency, according to a new report from a House of Representatives committee.
Premium-Inhalt. Computer industry veterans Alan Kay and Andries van Dam aired complaints about the current state of computing during a Monday evening conference panel session, with gripes about security, browsers, and system integration.
Premium-Inhalt. Just how good is the Wii's motion controller, really? A group of researchers at Rice University . Armed with a National Science Foundation grant, professors Marcia O'Malley and Michael Byrne will spend the next thee years measuring motions as simple as slapping around a paddleball to as sophisticated as maneuvering a fighter jet.
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Premium-Inhalt. A study in AdAge notes that are willing to pay a monthly or yearly subscription fee to remove advertising on their favorite websites. I've never felt the need to remove ads from the sites I read, but I certainly wouldn't pay a subscription fee to remove them, when I can do that for free with a FireFox add-on (I don't though). I have given money through memberships and fundraising drives to smaller sites that I read often.
Premium-Inhalt. Californians enjoy lovely weather year-around, but the possibility of an earthquake always hovers.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has of ESP, a virtual reality platform that aims to revolutionize the way many sectors train workers or plan and test products by allowing companies to build in-house simulation tools for far cheaper than possible before.