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  • Kein Ergebnis bei Merkel-Treffen zu schnellem Internet für alle

    Breitband-Diaspora

    Die Beratungen von Bundesregierung und Telekom-Branche über den Ausbau des schnellen Internets in ländlichen Regionen haben kein greifbares Ergebnis gebracht. …mehr

  • Motorola mit Milliardenverlust und Umsatzeinbruch

    Dividende gestrichen

    Der schwer angeschlagene US-Handyhersteller Motorola gerät immer tiefer in die roten Zahlen und streicht nach einem Milliardenverlust seine Dividende. …mehr

  • Skype 4.0 für Windows ist fertig

    Völlig neue Oberfläche

    Die eBay-Tochter Skype hat nach längerem Beta-Test die finale Version 4.0 ihrer Windows-Software veröffentlicht. …mehr

  • Schweizer SAP-Kunden rufen Wettbewerbskommission an

    Streit um Enterprise-Support geht weiter

    SAP-Kunden in der Schweiz wollen über die Wettbewerbskommission "Weko" herausfinden, ob sich der Softwarekonzern unzulässiger Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen schuldig gemacht hat. Das berichtet die schweizerische IT-Publikation "Netzwoche". …mehr

  • Trotz Krise - CIOs investieren in Innovationen

    Agenda 2009

    Sie müssen sparen, wollen aber das Innovationsthema auf gar keinen Fall aus den Augen verlieren. …mehr

  • Die IHK ist nicht immer die beste Adresse

    Gründerberatung im Test

    Wer eine Firma gründen will, sucht oft Rat bei einer Industrie- und Handelskammer (IHK). Doch diese sind nicht immer die besten Ratgeber in Sachen Selbständigkeit, hat die Stiftung Warentest kürzlich herausgefunden. …mehr

  • Neuer IBM-Supercomputer mit über 20 Petaflops geplant

    Für US-Atomwaffensimulationen

    Die IBM wird dem Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory des US-Energieministeriums zwei bahnbrechende neue Supercomputer liefern. …mehr

  • Wie sicher ist Firefox?

    Test

    Der Mozilla-Browser Firefox hat in den letzten Jahren viele neue Nutzer hinzugewonnen. Grundsätzlich können sich die Sicherheitseinstellungen sehen lassen. Vom Nutzer definierbare Sicherheitszonen fehlen indes und trüben den guten Gesamteindruck. …mehr

  • Keine Angst vor Compliance

    E-Mail-Archivierung

    Rechtliche Anforderungen zur E-Mail-Archivierung werden überbewertet. Wichtiger für mittelständische Unternehmen ist es, die Mail als Informations-Pool zu akzeptieren und zu nutzen. …mehr

  • Auch das deutsche Google Docs funktioniert nun offline

    Via Gears

    Google teilt mit, dass sein gehostetes Programmpaket "Google Docs" für Texte, Rechenblätter und Präsentationen jetzt auch international den Offline-Modus unterstützt. …mehr

  • Frankreichs Internet-Staatssekretärin klagt über Einschränkungen

    "Keine Seiten mit Bildern"

    Die frisch ernannte französische Staatssekretärin für neue Technologie, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, ärgert sich über den restriktiven Internet-Zugang in ihrem Büro. …mehr

  • Intershop bohrt Enfinity für internationale Webshops auf

    E-Commerce

    Der E-Commerce-Softwarehersteller Intershop aus Jena hat die Software "Enfinity" erweitert. Version 6.3 soll es Firmen erleichtern, Shops in unterschiedlichen Ländern zu betreiben. …mehr

  • Lexware-Kunden warten auf funktionierende Software

    Softwarepanne bei ERP-Suite

    Mit einem Upgrade der weit verbreiteten Software "Lexware Lohn & Gehalt" haben zahlreiche Firmen massive Probleme mit ihrer Lohnbuchhaltung. Dazu zählen unter anderem falsche Sozialversicherungsmeldungen. Kunden haben sich organisiert und dem Hersteller Forderungen gestellt. Eine Lösung lässt aber auf sich warten. …mehr

  • Gartner zählt zwölf Prozent PC-Marktwachstum in Westeuropa

    Dank Netbooks

    Nach Zählung der Marktforscher von Gartner wurden im vierten Quartal 2008 in Westeuropa 20,1 Millionen PCs verkauft. …mehr

  • Beim Outsourcing ist nicht alles Gold, was glänzt

    Neulich in... Singapur

    Wer seinen Server-Betrieb nach Asien auslagern will, sollte keine Projektgewohnheiten wie in Deutschland erwarten.  …mehr

  • Cloud Computing erst 2015 voll marktreif

    Gartner

    Nach Einschätzung des Marktforschungs- und Beratungsunternehmens Gartner werden noch einige Jahre ins Land gehen, bis das sogenannte Cloud Computing wirklich die volle Marktreife erreicht hat. …mehr

  • In zehn Schritten zum besseren Windows-Desktop

    Freeware für XP und Vista

    Microsoft Windows bietet zwar Tools etwa zur Datenträgerverwaltung und Systemkonfiguration, doch die Handhabung ist oft kompliziert. Hier finden sie Gratis-Tools und Freeware zur Optimierung der Windows-Oberfläche. …mehr

  • Neuer Arbeitskreis für Business Intelligence

    Networking für Freiberufler

    Ein neues Netzwerk für Freiberufler, die sich mit Business Intelligence beschäftigen, will der BVSI aufbauen. Am 25. April 2009 trifft sich der Arbeitskreis zum ersten Mal in Köln.  …mehr

  • Die Trends für E-Mail-Marketing

    10 Prozent aller Mails werden mobil empfangen

    Integration, Mobilität, Individualisierung und Rechtssicherheit: Diese vier Bereiche sollten Verantwortliche beim E-Mail-Marketing beachten. …mehr

  • Die Top 5 Marketing-Prozesse

    Gartner

    In Krisenzeiten tendieren Firmen häufig dazu, Marketing-Budgets zu kürzen. Wie diese maximiert werden können, zeigt Gartner anhand von fünf Best-Practice-Prozessen. …mehr

  • Vodafone hebt dank des schwachen Pfunds seine Prognosen an

    Sparprogramm im Plan

    Der britische Mobilfunkbetreiber Vodafone Group hat dank des schwachen Pfunds seine Prognosen erhöht. …mehr

  • Lenovo leidet unter Nachfrageeinbruch in China

    Bill Amelio

    Dem chinesisch-amerikanischen Computerhersteller Lenovo macht vor allem der Nachfrageeinbruch in China zu schaffen. …mehr

  • APCs InfraStruXure Architecture versorgt Umgebungen hoher Leistungsdichte

    IT-Infrastrukturen

    Mit wachsendem Kostendruck und steigenden Erwartungen an Leistung und Verfügbarkeit von IT-Infrastrukturen geben Rechenzentrumsbetreiber der Virtualisierung eine immer höhere Priorität. Allerdings sind Stromversorgung und Kühlung von Rechenzentren der höheren Leistungsdichte einer virtualisierten Umgebung oft nicht gewachsen.  …mehr

  • Verheugen sieht keine Chance auf EU-Hilfe für Qimonda

    EU-Industriekommissar

    EU-Industriekommissar Günter Verheugen (SPD) sieht keine Hilfsmöglichkeit der Europäischen Union für den insolventen Chiphersteller Qimonda. …mehr

  • 20.000 Meilen unter dem Meer - mit Google Earth

    "Google Ocean"

    Das Internet-Unternehmen Google hat seine Software "Google Earth" in der Version 5.0 (natürlich Beta) runderneuert und erstmals mit Material über die Weltmeere angereichert. …mehr

  • RTL übernimmt Wer-kennt-wen.de komplett

    Social Networks

    Das Internet-Netzwerk "Wer-kennt-wen.de" gehört nun vollständig zur Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland. …mehr

  • Alpha Business Solutions zeigt ERP-Angebot für den Mittelstand

    CeBIT

    Der Anbieter betriebswirtschaftlicher Lösungen Alpha Business Solutions zeigt auf der CeBIT sein Portfolio rund um die Themen ERP und Geschäftsprozessoptimierung. Im Zentrum steht dabei die aktuelle Version 5.2 der ERP-Komplettlösung ProAlpha, die speziell für mittelständische Industrie- und Handelsunternehmen entwickelt wurde. …mehr

  • US orders massive supercomputer to manage nuclear stockpile

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. government has commissioned IBM to build a massive supercomputer that will have 1.6 million processor cores and be 15 times faster than today's most powerful machine, IBM announced Tuesday.

  • Google privacy exec faces criminal charges in Italy

    Premium-Inhalt. In what is believed to be the first instance of a privacy executive being held accountable for his firm's actions, Google's global privacy counsel is scheduled to appear before a criminal court in Milan, Italy, on Tuesday on charges of defamation and failure to exercise control over personal data.

  • Uncertainty in chip market 'unprecedented,' SIA warns

    Premium-Inhalt. Economic troubles in 2008 caused chip sales to fall by 2.8 percent compared to the previous year and there are no clear signs of when the market will turn around, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) warned Monday.

  • Samsung deal to make chips for Xilinx shows progress

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung Electronics on Tuesday announced a deal to produce advanced logic chips for U.S. chip designer Xilinx, which could spell trouble for Taiwan's foundry chip makers.

  • Gaming industry: Are casual titles key to console success?

    Premium-Inhalt. The story, "Gaming industry: Are casual titles key to console success?," posted to the wire on Monday incorrectly described the games developed by Brighter Minds Media. The company is the developer of World of Goo. The story has been corrected on the wire and the last paragraph now reads:

  • 'Gears of War' maker: Bug caused by anti-cheat technology

    Premium-Inhalt. The bug in Gears of Warthat locked out players starting last Thursday was caused by flaws in the game's anti-cheating software, not anti-piracy technology, said an executive at maker Epic Games.

  • Applied Materials forecasts sales drop, net loss

    Premium-Inhalt. Chip manufacturing equipment company Applied Materials said Monday it expects to report falling revenue during the first quarter of 2009 as it battles declining demand for semiconductor and display products.

  • iPhone App Cracker Released--Then Pirated

    Premium-Inhalt. that Crackulous, an iPhone application that allows pirated apps to run on , was released. As its name might suggest, Crackulous strips the copy protection scheme put in place on iPhone applications purchased from Apple's iTunes Store, allowing anyone to share the cracked app with friends or on BitTorrent, peer-to-peer networks, or sharing sites.

  • Hone Search Results With Search Cloudlet

    Premium-Inhalt. The free add-on for Firefox helps deal with that familiar task of wading through thousands of search results to find the one you're after. It displays a list of tags and other information pertaining to your results that, when clicked, automatically refine the displayed results.

  • IBM exec warns against budget cuts on IT security

    Premium-Inhalt. If there is something companies should continue spending on despite the present global economic crisis, it would have to be IT security,according to Marne Gordan, GRC market manager for IBM's Tivoli Software Division.

  • Microsoft prepares for Windows 7, Windows Server upgrade

    Premium-Inhalt. Looking to make partners ready for upcoming Windows client and server releases, Microsoft began on Monday its Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Ecosystem Readiness Program, featuring tools and resources to test existing applications, devices, and systems to ensure compatibility.

  • Mac OS X Elbowing its Way Into Business

    Premium-Inhalt. According to Net Applications , market share is inching its way to 10% of all computing platforms, currently at 9.93%. The Net Applications data comes by tracking the OS through web browser activity, so it's not a direct measurements of computers. But it's on-target with other market surveys.

  • How To Renegotiate With Your Vendor

    Premium-Inhalt. "Maybe next quarter..." "Please, stop calling!"

  • India to launch a $10 laptop, spurning Negroponte's OLPC

    Premium-Inhalt. India will unveil a 500 rupee (US$10) laptop on February 3rd, .

  • Are iPhone gaming numbers trouble for Nintendo DS, Sony PSP?

    Premium-Inhalt. iPhone users are about ten times more likely to download games for their phones than other smartphone users, according to a new ComScore report helpfully : "32.4% of iPhone users have downloaded a game, compared to a market average of only 3.8% amongst other manufacturers. In all, iPhone users were responsible for 14% of all mobile game downloads last year."

  • Gaming industry: Are casual titles key to console success?

    Premium-Inhalt. NPD has just released data that describes video game software sales for 2008. Some of the results may be surprising, even though most expected the growth outlined in the report.

  • Report warns that hyperlocal news model endangered

    Premium-Inhalt. Newspapers and web sites that cater to specific locations are in serious trouble, and analysts at think they know why. In a report called , Sarah Rotman Epps and Elizabeth Stark offer a critique of the problem and offer suggestions for fixing it.

  • Tech layoffs leave H-1B holders in vulnerable position

    Premium-Inhalt. Tech companies are announcing layoffs nearly every day, and thousands are losing their jobs. Now pressure is being placed on companies to consider the nationality of workers when planning workforce reductions.

  • Ninemsn makes 15 staff redundant

    Premium-Inhalt. Ninemsn is the latest technology venture to feel the effects of the financial recession with the organisation announcing job cuts Monday.

  • Touchgrind for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. Touchgrind is a skateboarding simulation from developers Illusion Labs. One of the more popular skateboarding games on the iPhone, Touchgrind eschews the exaggerated physics and personality-driven features of mainstream skateboarding games by focusing on realistic physics and delicate manipulation of the touchscreen. Extremely challenging, highly addictive, and taking full advantage of the iPhone's touchscreen makes this game a power player on the application market.

  • H-1B, offshoring supporters get key White House posts

    Premium-Inhalt. has filled some of his top White House posts with people who not only support expanding the H-1B visa program, but see offshore outsourcing as a plus for the U.S. economy. That group includes the president's new pick to run the Commerce Department, .

  • Vodafone on target with savings and winning customers

    Premium-Inhalt. reported that its cost savings strategy and policy of delivering more value from its existing business areas is paying off. The global corporation, which has strong networks in markets across Europe, Asia and the Antipodes reported that its group revenue rose by 14.3 per cent to £10,470 million (US$14.97 million).

  • iPhone-to-iPhone tech support

    Premium-Inhalt. Earlier today, my wife was having lunch with her grandmother. I got a call on my iPhone because her grandmother's TV remote control wasn't working. They'd already replaced the batteries, so either the remote was broken or someone pushed the wrong button and it wasn't sending the right commands to the TV. But as with so much over-the-phone tech support, it's hard to know what the problem is without seeing the offending item.

  • Despite the Slumping Economy, You Can Increase Sales

    Premium-Inhalt. As one of the new bloggers on Peer-to-Peer, I'm excited about teaming up with PC World to share my experiences as an entrepreneur. I've started several technology companies with an idea jotted on a napkin. From there, I moved to writing out a business plan and developing the products and services. That in turn led to mass-marketing my companies and building them into multimillion-dollar businesses, after which I sold them. I will probably share more of what not to do and the mistakes I've made over the years rather focus on the glorious parts.

  • Get Organized with a Business Card Scanner

    Premium-Inhalt. I accumulate piles of business cards from trade shows and meetings, but I often feel overwhelmed when entering them into my address book by hand. Thankfully, a business card scanner can automate this rote task... mostly.

  • DisplayFusion Changes Wallpaper on Multiple Monitors

    Premium-Inhalt. makes it easy to customize your desktop wallpaper with your own images. Select pictures from your own hard drive or pull them down from Flickr with this freebie. You can search for and preview shots from Flickr from within the program, and there are nice options for those with multiple monitors.

  • Google, NASA, Kurzweil take tech into future with university

    Premium-Inhalt. Google Inc. is teaming up with and world-renowned to create a university designed to help people learn how to handle "humanity's grand challenges."

  • Windows 7 to Ship In Six Different Versions

    Premium-Inhalt. If you thought that Microsoft learned all its lessons with Vista - you'll be disappointed. Despite the fact Windows 7 beta is getting , revelations that Microsoft plans on releasing six different flavors of left many in the tech world stupefied and wondering why.

  • Use ALZip to Manage Compressed Files

    Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to Zip and other kinds of compressed files, most people have their favorite method of management. Some rely on the shareware classic , while others use the popular open-source tool 7-Zip. No doubt some folks use nothing more than Windows' built-in Zip capabilities, limited though they are.

  • Amazon casual game download service lacks Mac support

    Premium-Inhalt. Amazon.com has quietly launched a new Web site, where users can purchase and download more than 600 casual video games priced at US$9.99 or less. For the moment, though, Mac users are excluded from the fun.

  • 3Tera brings Windows to its cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. 3Tera has added support for Windows applications and appliances to version 2.4 of its cloud-computing platform AppLogic, the company announced Tuesday.

  • Sun launches new 'flagship' midrange arrays

    Premium-Inhalt. Sun Microsystems Tuesday announced two new midrange, modular disk arrays that double the capacity, memory and throughput of its previous 6500 series arrays.

  • Microsoft: All Windows 7 editions to run on netbooks

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Tuesday unveiled a plan to release six editions of Windows 7 and said all of them will run on a range of hardware, including netbooks.

  • Funtastic Photos 1.0.3

    Premium-Inhalt. Image editors can be scary applications, thanks to difficult learning curves and overly complex menus, toolbars, and palettes. Few of these apps are simple, and as useful as they are, even fewer are fun to use. Ohanaware's , on the other hand, is exactly what the name implies: It makes working with your photos fun, and does it in a dead-simple way. No image editor I've seen in the Mac market offers so much, with such ease of use, for such a small price.

  • Microsoft to offer XP-to-Windows 7 upgrades

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Tuesday confirmed that it will sell what it calls "upgrades" for to users running the aged operating system.

  • Windows 7 to be sold in six versions

    Premium-Inhalt. Looking to answer complaints about the proliferation of Windows flavors, said Tuesday that it will generally deploy two primary versions of , although it will still offer six editions for sale.

  • Asus introduces Eee PC with 9.5-hour battery life

    Premium-Inhalt. Online stores are taking advance orders for Asus' new Eee PC 1000HE netbook, which offers up to 9.5 hours of battery life and features Intel's latest mobile processor.

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