Die Funktechnik Wimax startete vor einigen Jahren als Alternative für die Breitband-Internetzugänge per DSL und UMTS. Damals zeichnete sie den Festnetz- und Mobilfunkanbietern Sorgenfalten auf die Stirn, weil neue Konkurrenz drohte. Jetzt steigen immer mehr Firmen aus dem Wimax-Geschäft aus. …mehr
"M3 Analytics for Manufacturing" von Lawson soll Industrieunternehmen erlauben, Geschäftsinformationen aus Vertrieb, Finanzen, Beschaffung und Lagerhaltung beziehungsweise Logistik auszuwerten. Auf diese Weise könnten sie beispielsweise Kostentreiber einfacher aufzuspüren. Die Software arbeitet mit dem ERP-System M3 sowie dessen RPG-Vorgänger zusammen. …mehr
Googles Safe Browsing soll Nutzer von Google Chrome und Mozilla Firefox vor dem Besuch von Phishing-Sites bewahren. IT-Sicherheitsexperten haben jedoch heraus gefunden, dass sich die Schutzfunktion durch einen simplen Trick umgehen lässt. Als alleiniger Phishing-Schutz ist Safe Browsing daher nicht zu empfehlen. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Cramming ever more transistors into CPUs has not troubled chip makers and AMD Inc. The problem, rather, has been how to handle the extreme heat generated by the movement of so many electrons in such a tiny space.
Premium-Inhalt. Graphics chip makers are feeling the economic pinch, with fourth-quarter sales tumbling from where they were a year ago, according to a market researcher.
Premium-Inhalt. Singaporean contract chip maker Chartered Semiconductor will lay off 600 workers as the company grapples with sinking demand for semiconductors, executives announced Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Entrusting enterprise data to a storage provider's online cloud may be no more risky than putting it in a proprietary storage platform in your own data center, according to some analysts and users. But there are specific steps you should take to prevent problems.
Premium-Inhalt. Services that store enterprise data in a "cloud" on the Internet raise questions that organizations are just beginning to ask, but for all their limitations, they may be no more risky than on-site storage platforms.
Premium-Inhalt. News arrived this week via the that Michigan State University had dropped disciplinary action against a student who had been accused of spamming and network abuse because she sent e-mail about a controversial campus matter to 391 faculty members.
Premium-Inhalt. Although and have continued to post solid earnings over the past year, they are unlikely to emerge from the current recession unscathed.
Premium-Inhalt. Nortel this week announced that it has decided to discontinue its mobile business and end its joint agreement with Alvarion.
Premium-Inhalt. Believing that video is the most effective way to communicate and share information, Cisco recently tapped its Philippine office as the third country in Southeast Asia to implement the company's TelePresence technology.
Premium-Inhalt. Nortel Networks has pulled out of a deal to resell WiMax equipment from Alvarion and help fund development of Alvarion's WiMax base stations.
Premium-Inhalt. The odds are pretty good that this will never happen to you, but should a floating head of U.S. President Barack Obama pop up on your desktop Monday morning, know this: You've been hit with the Obama worm.
Premium-Inhalt. So help me, I'll always be a fan of Windows' Quick Launch toolbar. Wednesday I showed you how to do , and before that you learned .
Premium-Inhalt. -- a rarity in today's business networks -- is becoming more common, so it makes sense for corporate telephony executives to figure out now how they will make the transition, experts say.
Premium-Inhalt. First of all this week I wanted to correct something I wrote last week: I discussed the technique of "freezing" PCs to prevent malware changes and mentioned a previous version of Faronics' Deep Freeze, which does just that, had been hacked. The current version, which has been out for four years, has not been hacked. also has an enterprise version, which I plan to look at in a future Gearhead column.
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Premium-Inhalt. Oracle has issued 102 subpoenas to 99 former customers of TomorrowNow, the now-shuttered SAP subsidiary at the heart of Oracle's lawsuit against SAP, according to a court document this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Anyone daring to hope for better financial news from IT vendors this week has been sorely disappointed, as the financial report season continues with layoff announcements by SAP, IBM, Sprint, AOL, Citrix, Texas Instruments and Eastman Kodak, as well as losses and revenue declines.
Premium-Inhalt. If the only time you set your iPhone down is to catch a wave, then Surf Report from deserves a spot on your mobile device. With this app close at hand, you'll always know what the surf conditions are where ever you happen to be.
Premium-Inhalt. Your mobile devices have secrets, which is why you should r before each use. But if you're especially nervous about onlookers seeing your screen over your shoulder, the same kinds of are also made in mobile phone sizes.
Premium-Inhalt. You may not have heard of the Zumbafone yet, but its makers are confident it could revolutionize the way you communicate. Of course, they won't tell you much more -- because the Zumbafone is currently considered top-secret, and you don't have clearance to enter the land of Zumba Lumba.
Premium-Inhalt. New details dropped in my inbox Thursday for Epilogue downloadable content (DLC), and I'd figure why not share the new information with my favorite community. According to the press release (read below), Prince of Persia Epilogue features a new region called The Underground Palace, a new energizing power and sprinting clash attack, and more unlockable skins for the Prince and Elika. Prince of Persia Epilogue releases for consoles on February 26th.
Premium-Inhalt. This morning sat down with Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, who amid insight into the current of the video game industry, casually mentions to the reporter that Activison has "this product called DJ Hero coming out later this year which is a turntable that you can actually play competitively, spin discs and mix songs."
Premium-Inhalt. Nintendo has announced release dates for many of their most anticipated games for both the DS and Wii. Check them out here!
Premium-Inhalt. THQ launches a brand-new website for their upcoming fighting title, , complete with trailers, screenshots and more.
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Premium-Inhalt. NFL IT guru David Port claims he doesn't have a favorite football team, but on Sunday he'll be working his . As the league's vice president of information technology, Port and his IT staff are responsible for building a temporary network to support NFL staff and thousands of journalists during Super Bowl week.
Premium-Inhalt. Meet Justin King -- the one-man IT shop. At the 5-year-old Human Neuroimaging Laboratory at in Houston, IT plays a key role in innovative research involving fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) machines.
Premium-Inhalt. The is fielding three teams for Sunday's Super Bowl. The first two are well known: the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals. The third, more anonymous one is the 17-member IT staff that the NFL has assigned to work in Tampa, Fla., the site of this year's game.
Premium-Inhalt. Netbook. Subnotebook. Mini-notebook. Mini-laptop. Mini. Why so many names for the same low-powered laptop with 10-inch screen and no optical drive?
Premium-Inhalt. Will Apple really slap a lawsuit on Palm the minute the Palm Pre starts shipping as a Sprint smartphone later this year? has lots of people thinking so. The reason: Apple's newly awarded patent for multi-touch technology, which also drives the interface for the Palm Pre. Just when it began to look like Palm had finally produced an iPhone killer, Apple has conveniently found a way to shut down the whole show.
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Premium-Inhalt. is developing a robot that consumes biomass, such as plant material, and converts it to electricity to power itself. The whimsically-named (EATR) is intended for jobs where regular, conventional fueling would be impractical, such as military recognizance.
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Premium-Inhalt. Linden Lab CEO Mark Kingdon says that growing presence in certain international markets is a strategic goal for the company. However, he said that expansion in the country with one of the world's largest Internet populations -- China -- is not a priority.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're searching the Internet specifically for blog posts, Google's basic search isn't the best way to do it. Not only will your results be cluttered with non-blog pages, they'll will be skewed toward sites like that have figured out how to win at search engine optimization to get to the top of Google's results. is a much better tool for the job. It lets you sort results by a relevance score, or sort by date to display the newest posts.
Premium-Inhalt. Saul Anuzis, the chairman of the Michigan Republican State Committee, is a top contender to become chairman of the Republican National Committee. He's got something George Bush never had: . His rival for the post, Ken Blackwell of Ohio, retorts, "I have 4,000 friends on Facebook."
Premium-Inhalt. In what is a clear sign of the times, nearly 400,000 square feet of office space in Santa Clara, California.
Premium-Inhalt. Lawl Mart's Duck Hunt, an iPhone and iPod touch game that has been available at the App Store, can't be found any more. The developer says that the game came down at the request of Nintendo, which alleges copyright infringement.
Premium-Inhalt. Games for your iPhone and iPod touch remain one of the more popular sections on the App Store, with page upon page of offerings to browse. Since there's so much heat and light focused on iPhone gaming of late, it's little wonder that rumors have spread about a within the store.
Premium-Inhalt. When stopped selling in 2007, several industry observers predicted that the PC and server maker would eventually move on to sell smart phones.
Premium-Inhalt. The victims of a have sued (BofA) for helping the fraud occur by continuing to do business with the alleged perpetrators despite numerous signs of illegal activity.
Premium-Inhalt. Internet search engines have focused largely on crawling text on Web pages, but Google is knee-deep in research about how to analyze and organize structured data, a company scientist said Friday.