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Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft recently released two new patches, one of which fixes a security hole that the company has been trying to plug since 2001. Amazingly, no one exploited the hole during those seven years.
Premium-Inhalt. A controversy is brewing over patent licensing plans by . The , which handles Worlds.com's patent licensing and enforcement, announced Thursday it had retained the law office of for its client. No litigation plans were announced, but Virtual Worlds News that GPC would be contacting other companies regarding "licensing opportunities" for its patents.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're among the multitude of people who rely on the Firefox browser to remember their Web site passwords (and there's no denying that I am), here's something you might like. The now has a feature for synchronizing and effectively backing up the passwords that your browser stores, in much .
Premium-Inhalt. The Android-based is not an iPhone. It's important to make that comparison, considering the iPhone is now the benchmark against which all other devices are compared.
Premium-Inhalt. Nintendo has cited strong November sales data as evidence that consumers are turning to the Wii console and portable DS system for the "best value" in entertainment options. The Wii beat the combined console sales by Microsoft and Sony by more than half a million units, and the DS outsold the Sony PlayStation Portable by more than three to one in November.
Premium-Inhalt. The extended its public Wi-Fi system last week, without extending its electric bill. Harvard Square, the bustling commercial district just outside the gates of Harvard University, became the first customer of 's new .
Premium-Inhalt. According to a new report released by the , consumers want environmentally friendly electronic devices. They may even be willing to pay more for them.
Premium-Inhalt. The video game industry is looking hale and hearty, according to newly released NPD Group sales figures. Despite a souring economy, North American game sales for November 2008 are 10% higher than November 2007 -- an impressive achievement.
Premium-Inhalt. Seems like only yesterday Chrome was a bouncing baby browser with a twinkle in her eye. Now she's going off to college with a platinum card in her purse.
Premium-Inhalt. Imation has announced that it has uncovered data leak risks and other serious data security and financial risks in data centers due to improper destruction of used data storage products. Patient health records, social security numbers, bank account numbers, and internal auditing procedures are examples of the kinds of information that is unknowingly 'leaking' out of data centers. This disturbing trend is the result of companies improperly disposing of used data storage products at end-of-life, including a growing practice of selling used computer tape cartridges to so-called 'recertifiers.'
Premium-Inhalt. Array Networks has announced its new SPX series (1800, 2800, 4800, 5800, 6800). The new SPX series offers flexible remote identity-based access to enable a range of remote access options (Web, Layer-3, and application-specific) through common web browsers for a larger number of users than previously possible on the previous generation. It provides full network-level Layer 3 secure connectivity no matter where or how users access their networks, which increases overall productivity. The initial product of the new SPX series, the SPX 4800, was announced in June.
Premium-Inhalt. Determining the country or countries that are best placed to host offshore IT operations is a daunting task for many organisations, according to Gartner, Inc. This year, Gartner has assessed the suitability of 72 countries as offshore locations, and has announced its 'Top 30'. The analysis showed that the dynamic nature of the market has seen a number of countries position themselves as credible alternatives to the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China).
Premium-Inhalt. Stein Bagger, the Danish IT executive who allegedly created millions of dollars in fake contracts for his company, has claimed in an interview that he was threatened at gunpoint and acted as he did to protect his family.
Premium-Inhalt. Edimax Technology has announced the launch of the Wireless 802.11b/g 3G multifunctional Broadband Router with Print Server. The 3G-6200Wg is a cost-effective IP based router that enables multiple users to share a single internet connection via an ADSL or cable modem.
Premium-Inhalt. Kobian continues to push the limits of display innovation and technology with the introduction of Mercury PerfectView LCD Monitor 1990 series comprising of 15" and 19". It will be followed by the launch of 18.5" and 22" Monitors very soon.
Premium-Inhalt. At an event in Bangalore, Microsoft India unveiled 'Windows. Life without Walls' -- a holistic digital life experience across the PC with Windows Vista, mobile with Windows Mobile and internet with Windows Live. The event showcased four experience zones spanning memories, connectedness, family safety and productivity. The experiential zones displayed multiple day-to-day life scenarios in which Windows enables consumers to seamlessly integrate across the PC, mobile and internet, thus enriching their lives and allowing them to leverage technology to do things their way.
Premium-Inhalt. We recently got the opportunity to interview Eugene Kaspersky, the man behind Kaspersky Anti Virus. Here's what he had to say about the evolution of malware, the future of cybersecurity, the problems with the Internet, and more.
Premium-Inhalt. Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and founder of Kaspersky Lab had a one on one chat with PC World Friday where he discussed issues such as cyber terrorism and the company's future in India. The entire interview can be accessed at .
Premium-Inhalt. Delhi has become the first Indian city to officially go 3G with MTNL's soft-launch of its 3G services, branded 'Jadoo,' in the capital. However, not the entire area of Delhi is being covered and only in some areas such as Connaught Place, Sanchar Bhavan, Rajaji Marg, India Gate, Pragati Maidan, Delhi gate and Minto Road can the service be accessed.
Premium-Inhalt. Sharp plans to close two LCD (liquid crystal display) production lines in Japan as part of a reorganization that's intended to strengthen its position in the competitive flat-panel market.
Premium-Inhalt. Mobile service providers AT&T and T-Mobile have been banned from saying that their voicemail systems are safe from sabotage after agreeing to permanent injunctions filed in a Los Angeles court.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. video game industry recorded growth of 10 percent in November despite the recession that is ravaging other sectors of the economy, according to a closely-watched monthly report released late Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. After a little tinkering with ArmorSurf, I've got to tell you, I'm digging it--maybe a little too much. It's a secure Web browser. It's a Flash video downloader. It's a straight-up devious little program. The best way to sum up its features is to talk about a day in the life. Consider this one man's experiment in looking busy without doing any actual work.
Premium-Inhalt. More than 20 years ago, Lemonade Stand emerged on the Apple II as a means of teaching the children of Generation X basic economics in schools across the country.
Premium-Inhalt. With CIOs reporting budget revisions, market analysts slashing expectations for tech sector growth, and companies as diverse as Yahoo, Hynix, Texas Instruments and Sony cutting sales forecasts and jobs this week, there is no bottom clearly in sight for IT.