Nicht nur Industrieunternehmen benötigen CRM-Lösungen. Die European Business School (EBS) aus Oestrich-Winkel will in diesem Jahr so eine Software einführen. Damit will die Schule ihr Marketing für Bildungsangebote, das Veranstaltungs-Management sowie das Beziehungs-Management effizienter gestalten. …mehr
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Premium-Inhalt. The morning after Sony said it expects to report its first net loss in 14 years, shares in the consumer electronics company slid 7 percent.
Premium-Inhalt. Sony CEO Howard Stringer hinted on Thursday that the company has a number of new mobile devices in the pipeline.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel has asked for a meeting with Advanced Micro Devices to discuss how its formation of The Foundry Co. may affect long-standing cross-licensing agreements between the two companies, AMD said in a regulatory filing Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Without much fanfare, or any new information about the title (other than news earlier this month about the first person viewpoint and a certain ), Ubisoft announced this morning that their upcoming action-survival game I Am Alive will ship this March. The game focuses on Adam, the survivor of a cataclysmic event of unknown origin that hits Chicago hard, toppling whole buildings and leaving other survivors desperate for water (as shown in the trailer from last year's E3).
Premium-Inhalt. South Korea's Samsung Electronics recorded a net loss for the last three months of 2008, while its net profit for the entire year fell 26 percent, it said Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. After Sony bashed Microsoft's Xbox 360, calling it something that "lacks longevity" and stating that it's impossible for their competitor to sell more Xbox 360 units than the PlayStation 3 due to Microsoft's tendency to make consoles with short lifespans, Microsoft has now responded.
Premium-Inhalt. PlayStation Official Magazine U.S. gives Killzone 2 a perfect score of 10/10 and PlayStation Official Magazine U.K. gives the PlayStation 3 exclusive a 9/10. Regardless of the fact that the official PlayStation magazine is giving this PS3 exclusive a high score, GamePro anticipates near perfect scores across the board. Aggregated Killzone 2 scores can be found at GameRankings.com and MetaCritic.com.
Premium-Inhalt. A majority of the staff making up Canadian video game development studio EA Black Box, creators of the Electronic Arts' skateboarding series, Skate, Skate 2, and Skate It, has been laid off.
Premium-Inhalt. Australian economy class travellers will be the first to benefit from iPod and iPhone connectivity on Singapore Airlines' newly delivered A330-300 aeroplane.
Premium-Inhalt. A new technology funded by the European Union may one day let medical testing be done on a portable device, with lower rates of error.
Premium-Inhalt. Online video performance on Inaugural Day drew mixed reviews. Judging from the online feedback, some people enjoyed watching Obama's swearing-in ceremony and speech over the Web. However, because of jerky or frozen video, missing audio or other problems, many wished they could have watched it on a more reliable medium, such as television.
Premium-Inhalt. The FCC is investigating Comcast's alleged monopolistic practices yet again. This newest inquiry pertains to a new policy by the giant cable-and-Internet provider which may throttle competing Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services, thus degrading their quality of service.
Premium-Inhalt. WiMax is starting to make an impact on how some Americans use wireless Internet connections, but cost and compatibility issues have prompted some users to question whether WiMax is a good investment.
Premium-Inhalt. Are iPhone sales weak, or strong? Many people are looking to analysts for guidance to help digest Apple's latest earnings report, but the skepticism over the iPhone numbers appears to be seriously misplaced.
Premium-Inhalt. Google brought in US$5.7 billion in the just-ended quarter, up 18 percent from $4.83 billion one year ago. That total includes "acquisition costs" -- the commission payments Google makes to website partners. When those are backed out, Google recorded sales of $4.22 billion, slightly above the $4.12 billion expected by analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.
Premium-Inhalt. WhoRunsGov.com, a unique new Web site that profiles Washington players and that eventually will be turned into a fully functioning wiki, debuted Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. The Obama administration has published a high-level plan to protect U.S. computer networks, saying it considers cyber infrastructure "a strategic asset" and will appoint a cyber adviser who will report directly to the president.
Premium-Inhalt. Consumer Reports, the consumer advocacy magazine, says that getting Internet service via fiber data optic providers Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse are the best options for customers looking to bundle Internet, TV and phone service from one company.
Premium-Inhalt. In his first full day in office, President Barack Obama issued several broad directives that are being widely hailed by consumer-advocacy groups as important first steps toward making government more transparent. Even though implementation plans have yet to be drafted, some observers believe that the Web will begin to play a much larger role in disseminating information from government agencies.
Premium-Inhalt. To increase the level of protection for its clients, Metrobank, one of the largest private banks in the Philippines, is deploying the Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) security solution for its Metrobank direct, an Internet banking facility.
Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices reported a steep loss and declining revenue for its fourth quarter as the chipmaker continued to suffer amid the faltering economy.
Premium-Inhalt. The WiMax Forum kicked off an initiative on Thursday that someday may be critical for making WiMax a true rival to cellular networks.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's first-ever layoffs point to a need for the company to rethink its Windows client business, which is largely responsible for the disappointing financial results that led to thousands of Microsoft job cuts announced Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Russian security vendor this week began sounding the alarm about an overseas mobile-phone scam that smacks of the movie "Office Space" and may portend future dangers for global users.
Premium-Inhalt. YouTube has long had a thorny relationship with big media companies, some of which Google's video-sharing site for their copyrighted content. But now YouTube appears to be playing nice by sharing a piece of the ad revenue pie with the big boys.
Premium-Inhalt. Though Google, IBM and Apple offered scraps of good news this week, for the most part earnings reports from companies including Nokia, Sony, AMD and Ericsson were grim, illustrating the extent of the global economic downturn and its impact on technology sales.
Premium-Inhalt. Google's profit took a dive in the fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 31, while revenue grew almost 20 percent, the company announced Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Asia Pacific governments and businesses will face pressure during 2009 to 'put the customer first' with their information security strategies, according to information services company Unisys.
Premium-Inhalt. Cathay Pacific passengers in Hong Kong can now check-in for their flights anytime and anywhere using their Web-enabled mobile phones.
Premium-Inhalt. The Wall Street Journal has reported in an email alert that 69-year-old Craig Barrett, who joined Intel as a manager in 1974, will step down at Intel's annual shareholder meeting in May. , another 69-year-old who has been an Intel director since 1993, will become non-executive chairman.
Premium-Inhalt. An American company's ultrasound imaging system that lets physicians look at real-time images from inside the heart has been approved by European authorities, according to .
Premium-Inhalt. U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) told this week that U.S. citizens should get priority over H-1B visa holders as the software vendor moves forward on its .
Premium-Inhalt. I don't know about you, but I wouldn't want to be anywhere near Redmond this week, and certainly not within furniture-heaving distance of Steve Ballmer's office. It's been a bad bad week for Microsoft Mavens.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell Friday introduced the Inspiron Mini 12 in India, a netbook with a starting weight of 1.24kg and thickness of 0.92 inch. According to a press release, the laptop also features Windows XP Home, a built-in webcam, 1GB of RAM and an 80 GB hard drive. The Mini 12 has a 12.1 inch WXGA display and connectivity options include built-in Bluetooth and 802.11b/g wireless. It is expected to be priced around Rs. 31,000 (US$627).
Premium-Inhalt. Silicon firm Intel Corporation has said it plans to close two assembly facilities in Penang as part of a worldwide plan to align manufacturing capacity to current market conditions.
Premium-Inhalt. Indonesian mobile wireless service provider Excelcomindo Pratama (XL) has deployed a new technology from Cisco that allows it to increase the capacity of its network up to seven times at less than half the cost, claims the networking firm.
Premium-Inhalt. The baidu.tel domain name has been secured by a Netherlands-based Internet services company instead of China's largest search engine, both called Baidu.
Premium-Inhalt. The distribution of malware on social networking sites first occurred in small amounts towards the end of 2007, but that trend appears to be on the rise.
Premium-Inhalt. For the best broadband, head northwest. That's the word from Forbes, which has chosen Seattle as the nation's most-wired city. The publication's annual list of top tech towns picks the 30 best U.S. cities for broadband access. The Emerald City earned high marks for its high-speed Internet access and plentiful Wi-Fi hot spots. The fact that it's home base for tech giants such as Amazon and Microsoft didn't hurt either.
Premium-Inhalt. Though the Budget 2009 announced by the Singapore government Thursday evoked mixed reactions, the Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) has welcomed it.
Premium-Inhalt. Cable&Wireless Europe, Asia & US has launched its Next Generation Network known as the Multi-Service Platform (MSP) in India.
Premium-Inhalt. Networking company Cisco hosted a virtual 'lo hei' for employees and their families as a precursor to the Chinese New Year celebrations Thursday (22 Jan)--a first-ever virtual 'lo hei' through Cisco TelePresence.
Premium-Inhalt. While there are many questions I'm used to answering about my iPhone--from "What's your favorite app?" to "How's the battery life?"--there's one type of question I never thought I'd have to answer: "What's your favorite iPhone browser?" Until just recently, the only possible answer to that question was "Mobile Safari," because that's all there was.
Premium-Inhalt. Gemalto provides telecommunications, financial services, eGovernment identity and access management, plus IT security and mass transit systems for more than one billion people worldwide. In Singapore, the firm has some 1,000 employees, with 160 engineers engaged in research and development. MIS Asia editor Ross O. Storey, spoke to Ng Fook Seng, Gemalto's Senior Vice-President, Security Business Asia, about the firm's Asia plans.
Premium-Inhalt. Hong Kong mobile operator CSL Thursday announced its plan to implement a new supply chain service platform in all of its customers and retail outlets.
Premium-Inhalt. Easing months of speculation that the upcoming Christian Bale film Terminator Salvation will receive a neutered PG-13 rating, director McG tells GamePro that he "suspects we'll be [an] R."
Premium-Inhalt. A few years ago, online Bush-bashers ganged up to link the term "miserable failure" from their blogs to the 43rd President's homepage. As a result, a Google search for "miserable failure" returned the White House's website as top result.
Premium-Inhalt. A day after Encyclopaedia Britannica renewed its vow to make an online push, it became clear how steep of a climb it faces.
Premium-Inhalt. Michael Copps, one of the FCC's three remaining commissioners, is generally considered a good guy by advocates of an open, expanding Internet. His 2006 editorial,"," for the Washington Post blamed the United States' embarrassing 15th-place spot on the world's list of most-wired countries on telecom mergers, some of which left homes and offices with only one available ISP. "How have we fallen so far behind? Through lack of competition," Copps wrote. More recently, Copps pushed for real-world tests in small markets of next month's mandatory cutover from analog TV broadcasts to .