Der Markt für Unified Communications wächst bis 2010 durchschnittlich um 46 Prozent jährlich, prognostiziert das Marktforschungsinstitut Experton Group. Die Investitionsbereitschaft ist bei großen Unternehmen stärker ausgeprägt. Kosten spielen bei der Kaufentscheidung keine zentrale Rolle, sind aber bei kleineren Unternehmen häufig der Grund gegen UC. …mehr
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Premium-Inhalt. We're standing by for November's overall sales figures, but in the meantime, have a gander at NPD's November PC game sales. No surprises here, save for , which was #3 in October, and still hanging tough just out of the top 10 at #13 in November.
Premium-Inhalt. Well, it's that time of the year again. Time to enjoy the glow of a nice LED backlit display and huddle with the warmth that only an overclocked PC can produce. Yep, it's time to take a look at what's going to happen in technology in 2009. Here are my five predictions for the new year.
Premium-Inhalt. Redfin Inc. said Thursday that the relaunched version of its online real estate Web site is almost five times faster, in part because it switched from mainly using maps from 's Virtual Earth to exclusively using those from
Premium-Inhalt. Named for the noise you make when forced to slurp down raw oysters in polite company, Bethesda's "G.E.C.K." (aka a "Garden of Eden Creation Kit," or just "the official editor for Fallout 3") is now available. It slices, it dices, it lets you fuss with landscapes, towns, and locations "writing dialogue, creating characters, weapons, creatures, and more."
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook gains a new board member next month. Donald E. Graham, CEO and chairman of the Washington Post Company, the parent company of the namesake newspaper as well as Newsweek, the Kaplan test prep company and numerous other holdings.
Premium-Inhalt. Founding: Furniture.com launched in 1998, co-founded by CEO Steven Rothschild and vice president of technology Misha Katz. The two came from starkly different backgrounds. Before founding online store development firm Applied Interactive, which became FurnitureSite and then Furniture.com, Rothschild was president of Empire Furniture Showrooms. Katz was a high school student at the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at the time. The company raised US$110 million in multiple funding rounds from investors including Brand Equity Ventures, Bessemer Ventures, Rowland Moriaty, Michael Barach, and CMGI.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft will add features to the next version of Internet Explorer to make it more accessible to disabled users of the Web, the company said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. A U.S. advisory council reported this week that the government is lax in its efforts to study the potential health hazards associated with nanotechnology.
Premium-Inhalt. According to the upcoming issue of Nintendo Power magazine will feature a preview of a new fighting game starring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Ubisoft-published title, which will not be based on a movie or TV show, will be a 4-player 2.5D fighter in the mold of . The development team will consist of many former and Smash Bros. developers, both of which know their way around simulated smackdowns.
Premium-Inhalt. Open the latest issue of Japanese video game magazine and the first thing you'll see is a big 2-page ad for Capcom's upcoming (called Bio Hazard 5 in Japan). The advertisement depicts the game's male protagonist Chris Redfield placing flowers on the grave of his ex-partner from , Jill Valentine, thus confirming that she is in fact deceased. Although a glimpse of the grave was briefly shown in the from TGS 2008, many gamers missed this.
Premium-Inhalt. The recovery of data from a damaged DVD helped convict a California man of multiple rapes earlier this year.
Premium-Inhalt. The Thursday slapped with a lawsuit claiming copyright infringement related to Cisco's Linksys wireless routers.
Premium-Inhalt. Whether your business has just two people or two hundred, the following tips can help you cut costs, save money, and focus on what's really important in a down economy: your bottom line.
Premium-Inhalt. Any discerning listener knows that a good sound system is a prerequisite to enjoying their growing music collection. So we were quite excited when three mid-range 2.1 speakers came to our labs. All three are in the same price bracket. After hooking them up, burned them in, we streamed a variety of tracks and used them for many applications to help you find what would suit your sound sensibilities.
Premium-Inhalt. 3i Infotech, a global information technology company, has announced the launch of I-SERV, a brand for its retail services. Under the I-SERV brand a comprehensive range of value added services will be provided to consumers, specifically to those in the remote rural areas, thereby empowering them to carry out various day to day activities and thereby improving quality of life. 3i Infotech will deploy technical infrastructure and manpower support to deliver these services related to Banking, Insurance, Mobile, Education, Ticketing, and Utilities.
Premium-Inhalt. Netmagic Solutions has announced their alliance with four ISVs to extend Netmagic's industry leading services. By partnering with, Wrench, iWeb, Acumen, and Base, Netmagic will now be able to address the infrastructure, datacenter and related technological requirements of the companies SMBs.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has announced that businesses can now purchase volume licenses of Microsoft products through its highly successful e-Commerce platform - www.buyoriginalms.com. Additionally, it has tied up with ICICI bank and Skypak for easy payment options and free cheque pick up facility respectively across 52 cities in the country. This move would further expand the payment options for customers apart from credit /debit cards, EMI and net banking options which are already available on the web portal. The plethora of payment options would be an added boon especially for business customers.
Premium-Inhalt. Symantec has announced a series of new programs and promotions for its partners--The new Aspire Rebate Program, Symantec Real Deal Promotion, and Symantec University for Partners. These programs will offer partners special training, tools and financial incentives to help partners capitalize on the market opportunity for Symantec's industry-leading security, data protection and availability solutions.
Premium-Inhalt. McAfee has announced findings from its annual cyber security study in which experts warned that the recession is proving a hotbed for fraudulent activity as cybercriminals capitalize on a climate of consumer fear and anxiety. The threat of economic attack is diverting political attentions worldwide and cyber security is not enough of a priority around the globe for real headway to be made against the perpetrators of online crime.
Premium-Inhalt. As , The Iconfactory's Craig Hockenberry recently posted excoriating the proliferation of what he called "ringtone apps"--essentially, 99-cent applications available for purchase and download from the App Store.
Premium-Inhalt. Decho Corp., formerly , Thursday of MozyPro for Macs, an online backup service geared toward businesses using Mac desktops, notebooks and servers.
Premium-Inhalt. iViZ, an information security company that offers "Green Cloud Security", the world's only on-demand penetration testing for applications, networks and compliance, has announced that it has discovered new classes of vulnerabilities in many popular commercial and open source antivirus software. These vulnerabilities can potentially allow attackers to break into systems using such antivirus software.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to incorrect information provided by the vendor, the story, "Samsung upgrades could lower SSD prices, executives say," posted on Monday, incorrectly states the type of storage on memory chips. The company is supplying 64G-bit three-bit chips in the first half of 2009.
Premium-Inhalt. Window Snyder, the head of security at Mozilla Corp., will resign her position at the end of the year, she said in a Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Sony has named its Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, plant as the second factory of a planned 5 or 6 that will be shut down as part of a global restructuring. The factory is Sony's last remaining TV manufacturing facility in the U.S. and the closure will see 560 people lose their jobs.
Premium-Inhalt. The top 15 mergers and acquisition deals in the network industry for 2008 were worth nearly US$65 billion, and companies involved ran the gamut from those specializing in IT services to network routers to wireless and security. Carriers such as , Wireless and were among the biggest spenders. Given the practically nonexistent tech IPO market, proved to be a popular exit strategy for many this year.
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco next year will unveil a new release of that will let companies more effectively with each other.
Premium-Inhalt. Dying to see Activision's recent updates to the Crackdown meets inFamous action game ? The sharp-eyed editors over at Shack News caught some Wednesday morning when someone accidentally posted a Prototype site update before launching the countdown clock which now resides in place of the leaked assets.
Premium-Inhalt. Welcome back, Samsung. , but after kicking the tires on the X460, I can honestly say you were missed. I mean, you manage to craft a 14.1-inch thin-and-light all-purpose notebook that's perfectly road-ready and goes toe-to-toe with --even though the X300 is an ultraportable-class machine.
Premium-Inhalt. Q-Cells SE, the world's largest manufacturer of solar cells according to the , severely cut back its earning estimate this week, causing a drop in its own stock and that of other solar companies. Late Monday afternoon, the German company's stocks were trading at 28.17; Tuesday morning, they were down to 20.6. (Click here for up-to-date value.)
Premium-Inhalt. Australian Federal Police officers have seized "among the worst" images of child abuse they have seen following a global sting of an online network sharing images and videos of sexually abused children.
Premium-Inhalt. And so, with the death of the restrictive terms in the iPhone development non-disclosure agreement and the refinement of customer reviews, everything at the App Store is peaches and cream, right? No problems to speak of?
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Premium-Inhalt. On paper, the has a lot going for it. It's compact, offers three different connection types, has a healthy amount of storage space, and comes with a five-year warranty. On top of it all, the My Passport Studio features what the company calls "Turbo" capabilities that is supposed to boost data transfer speeds. In our time trials, we found the Turbo drivers did boost the speed of the connection a bit, but we found that even with the boost the My Passport Studio is only an average performer.
Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo is in talks to acquire PC makers, a sign that it is taking advantage of a stagnant market to expand its worldwide presence.