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  • Was Hacker von 2009 erwarten

    Chaos Computer Club blickt in die Zukunft

    Die Hacker Frank Rieger und "Ron" blickten zum Abschluss des Chaos Communication Congress auf das IT-Jahr zurück und gaben einen ersten Vorgeschmack auf das, was die Branche in 2009 erwartet. …mehr

  • Die vier Top IT-Security Trends für 2009

    Einfallstore SaaS und Social Networks

    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

  • Der blinde Glaube an das Navi - skurriler Polizeialltag 2008

    Absolut Off Topic

    Ein Bürostuhl mit Rasenmähermotor und ein Auto in der Weser - Polizeialltag kann ziemlich kurios sein, wie die Beamten auch 2008 immer wieder feststellen. …mehr

  • Google Android läuft auf dem Neo Freerunner

    OpenMoko

    Über eine Android-Variante des Freerunner von Openmoko wird schon länger spekuliert. Jetzt wurden Fotos veröffentlicht, die das Linux-Handy mit dem funktionsfähigen Google-Betriebssystem zeigen.  …mehr

  • Die beliebtesten Apple-Apps 2008

    iPhone, iPod Touch

    Im AppStore sind rund 10.000 Applikationen für das iPhone und iPod touch kostenlos und kostenpflichtig verfügbar. Nun hat Apple die Zugriffszahlen veröffentlicht. Hier kommen die beliebtesten Tools. …mehr

  • LG vollendet die Handyuhr

    Die gute Nachricht

    Der alte Bond würde sich freuen - LG bringt eine Handyuhr/ein Uhrenhandy mit Touchscreen auf den Markt, das auch noch wasserdicht ist. …mehr

  • Schlanker 8-Megapixel-Slider mit Touchscreen

    Samsung S8300

    Ein Technik-Blog hat erste Informationen über ein neues Handy von Samsung veröffentlicht. Dem Bericht zufolge hat das Gerät die Bezeichnung S8300 und ist ein extrem flacher Slider mit hochwertigem Gehäuse und umfangreicher Ausstattung. …mehr

  • Trotz Krise kaum Abstriche beim Gehalt

    Infineon-Vorstände

    Die schwierige Situation des Halbleiter-Konzerns Infineon bekommen auch die Vorstände zu spüren - ein wenig. …mehr

  • Seekabel im Mittelmeer bricht erneut

    Dumm gelegen

    Nur kurze Zeit nach der Reparatur ist ein Seekabel im Mittelmeer an einer anderen Stelle erneut gerissen. Belastet ist der Sprach- und Datenverkehr zwischen Europa und Asien. …mehr

  • Qimonda droht NYSE-Rauswurf ab Mai

    Pennystock

    Dem Speicherchip-Hersteller Qimonda droht der Rauswurf aus der New York Stock Exchange. Der Grund: Die Aktie ist zu billig. …mehr

  • Satyam steckt in der Existenzkrise - Verkauf möglich

    Offshore-Dienstleister

    Management-Wechsel, dubiose Übernahmen und Schelte von der Weltbank - der Offshorer Satyam muss sich auf die Suche nach einem strategischen Partner begeben. …mehr

  • Unternehmen sollten gebrauchte Handys zerstören

    Smartphone-Killer

    Auf dem Althandy gespeicherte Daten lassen sich häufig wiederherstellen. Am sichersten sei die Zerstörung der nicht länger gebrauchten Geräte, schreibt der "Focus". …mehr

  • United Internet erwirbt Freenet-Anteil direkt

    Deal mit Drillisch

    Der Internetdienstleister United Internet hat sich nun auch direkt an dem Telekomunternehmen Freenet beteiligt, ohne seinen Anteil aufzustocken.  …mehr

  • Das Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 bekommt Risse

    Materialfehler

    Das neue Highend-Modell von Sony Ericsson, das Xperia X1, scheint von einem Materialfehler betroffen zu sein. In Foren berichten Nutzer über deutliche Risse im Gehäuse, obwohl sie ihr Handy sehr sorgsam behandelt haben.  …mehr

  • Guter Vorsatz für 2009 - Karriere planen

    Jetzt erst recht

    Noch bis zum 7. Januar 2009 beantworten Gabriele Eilers und Daniela Kudell von IhrPersonal alle Fragen rund um die IT-Karriere und sagen Ihnen, was Sie im kommenden Jahr erwarten wird.  …mehr

  • 2009 steigen die Rundfunkgebühren

    Internetfähige Handys

    2009 steigen wieder einmal die Rundfunkgebühren. Für internetfähige Handys und PCs muss der Verbraucher dann 5,76 Euro pro Monat zahlen. Das entspricht einem Plus von 4 Prozent. …mehr

  • Festplattenverschlüsselung durch Speicherattacke zu knacken

    Perfider Angriff

    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

  • Die fünf größten Herausforderungen für CIOs in 2009

    Prognosen 2009, Experton Group

    Die IT-Verantwortlichen müssen jetzt die Weichen stellen, um während des wirtschaftlichen Abschwungs in der Spur zu bleiben. Dabei hilft es nicht, nur blindlings die Kosten zu senken. Vielmehr gilt es auf die richtigen Strategien und Innovation zu setzen. …mehr

  • Die CW-Gadgets im Dezember

    Russen-Handy, Powerpoint-Killer, Notebook

    Die CW-Redaktion präsentiert aktuelle Gadgets: Gelangweilt von Powerpoint-Präsentationen, marktüblichen Notebooks und ganz normalen Handys? Hier finden Sie Alternativen. …mehr

  • Business Intelligence wird zugänglicher

    BI-Trends 2009

    Business Intelligence ist heute enorm leistungsfähig, aber auch hochkomplex. Und genau hier bietet sich ein Ansatzpunkt für die Hersteller. Für BI-Anwender wird sich deshalb 2009 in Sachen Benutzerfreundlichkeit einiges bewegen.  …mehr

  • Sony cuts PlayStation 3 component costs by 35 percent

    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.

  • Windows 7 may add spice to CES

    Premium-Inhalt. Software could overshadow gadgets at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show, with Microsoft expected to shed light on its upcoming Windows 7 OS.

  • Acer launches laptop with Intel's quad-core chip

    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.

  • AT&T restores service after outages

    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.

  • Jobs health rumor hits Apple stock

    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.

  • MIT uses nanotech to deliver drugs for fighting cancer, AIDS

    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.

  • Intel releases quad-core notebook processor

    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.

  • Baseline 1.4.2

    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.

  • BroadSoft acquires Sylantro as VoIP market consolidates

    Premium-Inhalt. BroadSoft, a provider of VoIP applications to telecom service providers, this week said it acquired competitor Sylantro Systems for an undisclosed sum.

  • Security predictions for 2009

    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 .

  • Microsoft: MD5 hack poses no major threats to users

    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.

  • The SOA knowledge gap

    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.

  • Expo: Gefen to release two new wireless products

    Premium-Inhalt. Mac accessory-maker will introduce two new wireless products at next week’s Macworld Conference & Expo, the company said on Tuesday.

  • Expo: Hydra 2.0 Aperture plug-in coming at Expo

    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.

  • Possibly faulty adapters on the loose

    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.

  • Ashampoo PowerUp: Optimization for power users

    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.

  • Lenovo's ThinkPad W700ds

    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.)

  • Amazon, Netflix tops at satisfying online holiday shoppers

    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.

  • 2008 in review: The year in digital media

    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.

  • PlayStation 3's new problem: Censorship

    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.

  • Fifteen reasons PC gaming beats all

    Premium-Inhalt. How about an epic PC versus console gaming smackdown, in the tradition of end-of-year numbers lists?

  • MacWorld 2009: Rumor roundup

    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.

  • Making that novel into a real paperback

    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.

  • Downloads of pirated Windows 7 beta candidate soar

    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.

  • Five top tips for new iPhone users

    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.

  • iPhone apps round-up: Fog-and-draw apps

    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.

  • OS X looks before it leaps

    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.

  • CBP and smart containers: What does It know?

    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.

  • Parallels Server updated to fix crashes

    Premium-Inhalt. Parallels updated its product on Tuesday fixing several issues that caused the virtualization application to crash under certain circumstances.

  • Seventeen telecommuting pet peeves

    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.

  • India postpones auction of 3G spectrum

    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.

  • Microsoft refutes Windows Media Player vulnerability

    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.

  • Turn on Vista's hidden 'Checkboxes' feature

    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.

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