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Premium-Inhalt. Mass customization -- the process of customizing a product to meet individual needs while leveraging mass production efficiency -- is commonplace in manufacturing everything from cars to laptops. Yet the operating system has remained monolithic, even while there has been an explosion in hardware platforms, mobile devices and applications.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the oldest methods used to protect software from illegal copying is being dropped by
Premium-Inhalt. Apple executives offered no new information about the health of CEO Steve Jobs during the company's first-quarter earnings call on Wednesday, which came as a report surfaced that U.S. regulators are reviewing Apple's public statements about his medical issues.
Premium-Inhalt. Sony will disclose on Thursday how a restructuring plan announced in December will hit its domestic operations in Japan, the Nikkei business daily reported Thursday morning.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple beat expectations with its financial results for the holiday shopping quarter, a period that treated many consumer electronics companies badly.
Premium-Inhalt. A data breach may well displace in the record books as the largest ever involving payment data with potentially over 100 million cards being compromised.
Premium-Inhalt. The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) has implemented an (ITIL) deployment to improve internal IT service and performance.
Premium-Inhalt. Riverbed will acquire Mazu Networks to add application performance analysis to its offerings, allowing enterprises and carriers to measure the benefits of WAN optimization.
Premium-Inhalt. Qualcomm has acquired Advanced Micro Devices' handheld chip division for about US$65 million, looking to bring greater multimedia capabilities to handsets based on its chips.
Premium-Inhalt. The swearing in of U.S. President Barack Obama and the other presidential inauguration activities generated massive Web traffic Tuesday, leading to site slowdowns but not to a general meltdown of the Internet.
Premium-Inhalt. Not all slim and light laptops come off the conveyor belt bursting with sex appeal. Take the Acer TravelMate 6293: Battery life, it has in spades. Everything else? Not so much. This entirely black portable is fairly well packaged as far as go, but if this machine were to go on a diet and lose 0.6 pounds, it could qualify as a good deal for an ultraportable. No doubt Acer's goal was to cut corners--and some standard notebook connections--to a hit a palatable $999 price point, perfectly acceptable for a business budget. But the result is a laptop that's a tad frumpy.
Premium-Inhalt. T-Mobile G1? That's so yesterday. The second-generation "G2" Android phone is now said to be nearing its debut -- and today, we're getting a first glimpse at some photos said to show the still-top-secret device.
Premium-Inhalt. Are you a cheat? Do you while discharging flamethrowers? Kung-fu catapult yourself through the air? Finagle unlimited ammo for your ? Employ a shield and a two-handed weapon simultaneously?
Premium-Inhalt. People weren't just sitting back and watching 's inauguration yesterday.
Premium-Inhalt. Emphasizing the growing importance of mobile device applications, Sun Microsystems is readying two technologies to better enable the mobile trend: Java On Device Portal (ODP), for widget applications, and the JavaFX Mobile runtime, due next month as part of the rich Internet application platform.
Premium-Inhalt. Scripting languages have been around pretty much since operating systems were built to stay resident-back to DOS JCL, and no I don't mean that DOS. I mean the . OS/360 JCL, Digital's various command line interpreters, UNIX shell scripts and awk all allowed more-or-less complicated programming to perform repetitive tasks. Later, scripting languages like Rexx, Tcl and Perl gave script programmers more flexibility. Still, the general assumption was that even a program that could be prototyped using a scripting language would need to be rewritten into a compiled language.
Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion pulled its hostile bid for security vendor Certicom on Tuesday, the day after a judge issued an injunction that halted the offer.
Premium-Inhalt. Multinational open source and Unix evangelist firm Sun Microsystems is claiming a record for Singapore's largest number of developers gathered in one place, to celebrate the Lunar New Year with traditional Chinese rattle-drums.
Premium-Inhalt. At a time when many companies are laying off workers or rationalising their businesses, social networking company Friendster has been expanding its team, offices and partnerships in the Asia Pacific.
Premium-Inhalt. Adobe Systems plans to publish its RTMP (Real-Time Messaging Protocol) specification for high-performance transmission of audio, video, and data between Adobe Flash technologies, the company said Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter fiscal 2008 earnings of US$3.28 per share, a 17 percent increase year-over-year, but said total revenue for the quarter dropped 6 percent to $27 billion.
Premium-Inhalt. The story "IBM posts strong Q4 results, no layoffs announced," which ran on the wire Tuesday, referred incorrectly to "revenue of US$3.28 per share" in the lead. It should have read "earnings of US$3.28 per share."
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Premium-Inhalt. , a company in California, has developed an intelligent pill that sends digital signals to an external receiver after being swallowed.
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Premium-Inhalt. In 2008, only 20 percent of new flat panel displays had environmentally friendly features. But by 2014, all will, according to a new report by , a flat panel display analysis company.
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Premium-Inhalt. Barack Obama's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., was streamed live to computer desktops from major news sites, and some organizations, such as the in Manhattan, made special efforts to let employees watch it.
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Premium-Inhalt. Belkin's admission that an employee has been offering to raises the question of not only how widespread such practices are but whether they undermine community and trust in the connections and relationships that the Web seems to foster so easily.
Premium-Inhalt. Belkin that an employee has been offering to pay for favorable Web-based peer reviews of its network gear (. Plus: . Here is the text of a letter from Belkin President Mark Reynoso on Belkin's Web site.
Premium-Inhalt. Google continues to trim off its underperforming services, this time cutting one that had been met with skepticism when it launched but nevertheless garnered some support.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter's microblogging service experienced outages and delays on Inauguration Day, relating to the historic event.