Viele Unternehmen werden im Jahr 2009 mehr Geld in den Schutz sensibler Firmen- und Kundendaten investieren. Gründe dafür sind unter anderem der verstärkte Einsatz neuer Technologien wie SaaS, Cloud Computing und Social-Software und die Einführung neuer gesetzliche Regelungen. …mehr
Entgegen weit verbreiteter Meinung verliert der Hauptspeicher in Servern und Clients seinen Inhalt nicht sofort nach dem Abschalten des Systems. 30 Sekunden und länger bleiben die Speicherinhalte nach Verlust der Energieversorgung intakt, so dass sich beispielsweise Kryptoschlüssel von Webservern oder Festplattenverschlüsselungstools extrahieren lassen. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Sony Computer Entertainment has cut the cost of materials used to make its PlayStation 3 game console by 35 percent, according to market research firm iSuppli.
Premium-Inhalt. Software could overshadow gadgets at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show, with Microsoft expected to shed light on its upcoming Windows 7 OS.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to incorrect information provided by the vendor, the story, "Acer launches laptop with Intel's quad-core chip," incorrectly stated the clock speed and cache size of Intel's quad-core chip. The chip runs at 2.0GHz and includes 6MB of cache.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T on Monday said it had restored service after power outages and bad weather caused its service to go down in parts of the U.S.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's stock fell abruptly on Tuesday, but later recovered some ground, after an online report said CEO Steve Jobs bowed out of next week's Macworld Expo keynote address because of declining health.
Premium-Inhalt. Researchers at are using nanoparticles and infrared light as part of a project to develop a more accurate method of delivering multiple drugs to patients fighting diseases such as cancer and AIDS.
Premium-Inhalt. The problem with computer chips? You can’t run just one, these days. Seems like everything’s got multiple chips or dual cores—it’s enough to make your head spin. The current king of the heap for the Mac is, naturally, the Mac Pro, boasting your choice of one or two quad-core Intel Xeon chips.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the most common issues I hear about from readers—via email or in the —is that their hard drives are getting full and they can’t figure out what’s taking up all that space. The simple solution is to run a program that examines your hard drive and shows you the biggest space-hogging offenders. In the past, I’ve recommended , two excellent programs that do just that, although using different presentations of the data: GrandPerspective creates a visual representation of the space each file on your drive occupies, letting you see, graphically, what’s taking up the most space; WhatSize instead provides a size-sorted, hierarchical display that looks much like the Finder’s column view.
Premium-Inhalt. BroadSoft, a provider of VoIP applications to telecom service providers, this week said it acquired competitor Sylantro Systems for an undisclosed sum.
Premium-Inhalt. My predictions for in 2009 are just predictions, not recommendations. I am trying to guess what will happen, not suggesting . As always, take these with .
Premium-Inhalt. In reaction to the news today that security researchers have come up with a way to spoof the digital certificates that secure many Web sites, downplayed the threat to users.
Premium-Inhalt. The common business structures that enable large corporations to function effectively can actually inhibit the development of an effective service-oriented architecture (SOA). Most enterprise employees outside of IT work for a team, in a department, in a division or some similar hierarchical structure. This pattern of organization has effectively served large corporations, governments, and militaries for a long time. Understandably, people in such organizational structures see the world through the context of their position in this hierarchy. But the organizational structure can present challenges for SOA analysis when the IT solution requires input from representatives in all parts of the business.
Premium-Inhalt. Mac accessory-maker will introduce two new wireless products at next week’s Macworld Conference & Expo, the company said on Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Creaceed said on Tuesday that users can expect a new version of its Hydra plug-in for Aperture at next week’s Macworld Conference & Expo.
Premium-Inhalt. We waited and waited for Apple’s Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapter to start shipping. Then . All that waiting gave us time to think, and among the foremost thoughts in our head was: “Hey, wait, did we actually order a Dual-Link DVI DisplayPort adapter?” Turns out not so much, but that may be just as well, since many of those who have received the $99 (yowch!) cable don't seem very happy with it.
Premium-Inhalt. All-in-one system optimizer includes a slew of helpful utilities to make your PC perform faster, including a Registry Cleaner, bootup optimizer, overall system tuneup tools, and features that customize how you access your network.
Premium-Inhalt. While have become popular these days, Lenovo has taken the trend one step further. Its mobile workstation has two screens, together with a quad-core processor and the best graphics this side of a desktop PC. (According to Lenovo, the notebook will be available as soon as it is officially announced at CES in early January.)
Premium-Inhalt. If shoppers could make a list of which online retailers were naughty or nice this holiday season, and would have qualified for gifts, while the likes of , and Overstock.com would have gotten coal in their stockings.
Premium-Inhalt. In a year when Apple focused most of its energy on the iPhone 3G, matters of the cloud, and updated computers, its digital media efforts continued at a steady—and incrementally more interesting—pace.
Premium-Inhalt. Sony's PlayStation 3 has hit hard times. The company has , yet the console still sells at a loss--and those sales . But these are not the only problems Sony is facing: Now comes a free speech issue surrounding banned words from the PlayStation's "Home." Sony has run into trouble with its efforts to quell what some may consider offensive language.
Premium-Inhalt. How about an epic PC versus console gaming smackdown, in the tradition of end-of-year numbers lists?
Premium-Inhalt. Steve Jobs may not be coming to MacWorld Expo in San Francisco next week, but that hasn't stopped the Apple rumor-mill from charging ahead at full speed. This year is Apple's last at the storied trade show, and many are hoping the little company from Cupertino will go out with a bang.
Premium-Inhalt. With December nearly at an end, I wanted to make good on when we introduced you to the madness of , in which thousands of people try to write 50,000 words of a novel in the month of November.
Premium-Inhalt. Downloads of a new build of 's upcoming operating system have soared in the last two days, with thousands of systems now pulling pirated copies from sites.
Premium-Inhalt. If it turned out that the big lump at the bottom of your stocking wasn’t in fact coal, but rather a happy, shiny new iPhone 3G, then, like most new iPhone owners, the thing’s probably rarely left your clutching grasp. But though you may be surfing the web, checking your e-mail, even looking up directions on Maps, there are a few features that you might have missed in your initial excitement. Let us help you fill in the gaps with these top tips.
Premium-Inhalt. Things have started to steam up in the App Store. A trio of newly released apps allow you to steam or fog up your iPhone’s touch screen and then draw designs on the virtual fogged up glass.
Premium-Inhalt. Everybody knows about leap years: once every four years, we throw an extra day into the calendar so that we can laugh about the poor people born on February 29th who can't buy beer because they're only six years old. If you paid attention in school, you might even know that every year divisible by 100 is not a leap year, unless it’s also divisible by 400.
Premium-Inhalt. In January 2009, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will conduct a pilot program to test a type of container security device (CSD) used to make . The test will take place with containers crossing the border into the United States from Mexico. That sounds like a good thing. A deeper look will suggest something else.
Premium-Inhalt. Parallels updated its product on Tuesday fixing several issues that caused the virtualization application to crash under certain circumstances.
Premium-Inhalt. Telecommuting is great. I've been doing it full time for most of 20 years. But it isn't perfect. Working at home has its own set of irritations, some of which aren't well understood-particularly by those who don't telecommute.
Premium-Inhalt. India has postponed to Jan. 30, 2009, the auction of 3G spectrum to give potential bidders more time to study bid documents and rules for the auction, a government agency said Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is denying that an alleged vulnerability affecting its Windows Media Player software, identified by a security researcher on Christmas Eve, is a security risk for PC users.
Premium-Inhalt. Most tech-savvy users know how to select multiple files: Hold down the Ctrl key while clicking each individual file. Of course, that can get a little tricky if you're working with a long list and/or a lot of files: It's too easy to mis-click and "lose" all your selections.