Der DSL-Anbieter Alice schenkt seinen 2,35 Millionen Kunden ab 9. Januar jeden Monat 30 Megabyte für die Internet-Nutzung auf dem Handy. Damit sollen sich 20 bis 30 E-Mails pro Tag lesen und schreiben lassen. Wie bei einem Blackberry werden die Nachrichten sofort zugestellt. …mehr
Unternehmen versuchen derzeit, die Auswirkungen der Krise an ihre IT-Lieferanten durchzureichen. Sie verhandeln Dienstleistungsverträge nach, um den Preis zu senken. der Wirtschaftskrise beschleunigen die Unternehmen ihre Bemühungen, ihre IT-Kosten zu senken. Nicht nur geplante Projekte werden verschoben, auch für bestehende Verträge mit IT-Lieferanten verlangen die Unternehmen vermehrt deutliche Preisnachlässe. "Wir veranstalten derzeit viele Workshops mit Führungskräften zu diesem Thema", sagte Rainer Minz, Partner der Beratungsgesellschaft Boston Consulting Group dem "Handelsblatt" (Freitagausgabe). …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. A document filed last week by SAP indicates there may be no quick settlement to its rancorous legal entanglement with rival enterprise software maker Oracle, even though SAP admits that some of Oracle's claims about its former subsidiary TomorrowNow are true.
Premium-Inhalt. U.S. technology companies led an annual survey rating the strength of corporate patent portfolios, with Microsoft coming out on top.
Premium-Inhalt. Monday announced an agreement to acquire for an undisclosed sum data-leak prevention vendor Orchestria, boosting the software maker's security, privacy and compliance technologies.
Premium-Inhalt. Decreasing support for free trade in the U.S. and elsewhere could compound economic problems by costing tens of thousands of jobs, the Consumer Electronics Association said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. The RIAA has called off some of its pit bulls, but don't expect a kindler gentler trade org to emerge in 2009.
Premium-Inhalt. For those who make it to the top of the IT ladder, the pay can be great. But most IT executives are losing ground as a result of , according to a new report released today by Janco Associates Inc.
Premium-Inhalt. Hype around cloud computing reached a peak in 2008, with numerous vendors embracing the technology and touting its benefits. Amazon Web Services evangelist Jeff Bar even coined the phrase "cloudbursting" to explain how cloud computing can be used to periodically manage an organization's peak loads without actually putting the entire infrastructure to the cloud.
Premium-Inhalt. While the concept of thin client is not new, it garnered plenty of attention this year as desktop virtualization became a hot topic. Desktop virtualization continued to make its presence in the realm of the thin client with vendors releasing offerings to help enhance the slim PC model.
Premium-Inhalt. on Monday announced a new line of five high-definition and six standard-definition camcorders. Pricing and availability were not announced -- the announcement came from Las Vegas, Nevada, site of this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Premium-Inhalt. If you've got a local newspaper within reach, chances are there's a Spot the Differences puzzle somewhere within its pages. Even with newspapers struggling to hold on to readers, Spot the Differences puzzles, along with the Blondie cartoon and the Dear Abby column, are well-nigh unkillable. Spot the Differences puzzles will probably survive the end of print journalism, the crumbling of Western Civilization, and perhaps even Armageddon.
Premium-Inhalt. What's the hottest new trend in digital photography? For 2009, it might well be face identification. And no, I'm not talking about . I'm talking about programs that know who's in each of your photos.
Premium-Inhalt. Seagate has begun volume shipments of a new desktop hard-disk drive that offers 1TB of storage space across two disks.
Premium-Inhalt. As we reported last week, Macworld Conference & Expo is this Wednesday in San Francisco to discuss the future of Macworld Expo .
Premium-Inhalt. IT security budgets are increasing in 2009 to consume 12.6% of the entire IT operating budget, up from 11.7% in 2008, according to of 942 IT and security managers in North America and Europe.
Premium-Inhalt. In an attempt to bolster cloud computing business, the storage vendor has acquired assets from a maker of support and management tools for Linux and open source software.
Premium-Inhalt. Widget Press on Monday announced 1.0, a new rapid application development tool for Mac OS X. It costs US$399 for a single-user license. Macworld Expo attendees will find Widget Press in booth 1438.
Premium-Inhalt. is a typical RPG, in which you play an adventurer of a variety of classes (including Elementalist, Farmer, and Necromancer), from a variety of races (human, assorted types of elf, troll, and many more) who must explore vast dungeons, a sprawling wilderness, wilderness towns, lost caverns, and the like, acquiring wealth, magic items, and power beyond measure. Oh, and you're an "@" sign, the monsters are all letters (o for orc, D for dragon, and so on), and the map is made of dashes, dots, and equal signs.
Premium-Inhalt. Insider Software on Monday introduced . It's a new tool for managing design projects created with Adobe Creative Suite, priced at US$99.95.
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Premium-Inhalt. vendor Force 10 Networks this week says it is merging with Turin Networks, a provider of wireless backhaul, and converged access systems for service providers.
Premium-Inhalt. Steve Jobs may have symptoms that resemble Type 1 diabetes, a noted endocrinologist said Monday, and he could be treated with insulin.
Premium-Inhalt. As much as you love to hear us babble on about all the stuff that we come across on the show floor--ooh, I think I got some gum stuck to my shoe--Apple gum!--we all know that pictures are worth seven hundred and sixty-eight words (damn this economy and its exchange rates!).
Premium-Inhalt. Over the holiday break, I scored a 1 Tb Fantom External Drive for the post-rebate price of $89! After I attached it-replacing a 160 Gb external drive, thus illustrating the truism that more capacity begets more need-I began thinking about the role of storage in the home.
Premium-Inhalt. Steve Jobs may in San Francisco next week, but that hasn't stopped the Apple rumor-rama from charging ahead at full speed.