Premium-Inhalt. Virtual worlds aren't immune to the real world's economic problems. The operators of the , a supersize cruise ship in the virtual world , have announced that they're going to on March 1. The Galaxy's operators claim Second Life users aren't booking enough cruises to make a profit in the real world. They blame "the effect of the world economic downturn."
Premium-Inhalt. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) participating in the have supported the scheme and poured cold water on claims the technology will not work.
Premium-Inhalt. plans to help customers broaden IT's reach beyond the data center and into managing physical environments, cloud services and virtual resources with one set of tools that improves efficiencies, reduces costs and cuts back on manual labor.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is crying foul over recent comments made by an Adobe executive that Silverlight has "fizzled" as a competitor to Adobe's Flash.
Premium-Inhalt. It's true, Eidos has seen some better days. But while the developer's admitted that sales haven't been great lately, they may be under new ownership. Enter Square Enix.
Premium-Inhalt. According to unnamed sources at and , publisher Sega may be yanking its funding away from two games based on the hit sci-fi/horror series Aliens.
Premium-Inhalt. To encourage consumers to keep buying PCs this year despite 's looming release, will give away free Windows 7 upgrades to people buying PCs with Windows Vista until as late as January 31 of next year, according to a report.
Premium-Inhalt. PCs based on Intel's high-end Core i7 processors and motherboards are getting a graphics boost. The chip maker has licensed Nvidia's SLI graphics technology, which allows a computer to use multiple graphics boards simultaneously.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM is delivering some of its infrastructure software as an on-demand service through Amazon Web Services, the companies said Wednesday, helping to validate the cloud computing model among enterprise customers.
Premium-Inhalt. A commercial Iridium communications satellite and decommissioned Russian satellite both appear to have been destroyed after an unprecedented collision in space, Iridium said Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Nvidia Inc.'s Ion CPU-and-graphics platform, which the graphics chipmaker hopes can help loosen 's grip on the fast-growing netbook business, has garnered three key endorsements.
Premium-Inhalt. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has approved a standard for RuBee, a technology that is a bit like RFID but can be used in harsher environments such as underwater or in firearms.
Premium-Inhalt. Moonlight 1.0, an open source implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight rich media application platform, was announced Wednesday for Unix and Linux systems, said Miguel de Icaza, the Novell developer who has been in charge of the project.
Premium-Inhalt. Its CEO told his staff that it was akin to giving someone a heart and lung transplant while they are in the middle of a marathon -- without stopping. And that pretty much was what it was like for Jetstar last weekend as the low cost airline embarked on its largest IT overhaul since it first took flight in 2004.
Premium-Inhalt. IT security and control firm Sophos is warning computer users of the far reaching consequences associated with the irresponsible use of social networking sites like Twitter, following news that a high-ranking member of the US House Intelligence Committee tweeted details of a secret congressional visit to Iraq.
Premium-Inhalt. Nortel has clarified that they only filed Chapter 11 or creditor protection against bankruptcy in US, Canada and Europe and not bankruptcy of Nortel as a whole. "We only filed for credit protection. We are not bankrupt and have sufficient funds to run our business. This is a voluntary move that will allow us time to leverage the tools that are available under Chapter 11 which will enable us to reorganize our business," says Anthony McLachlan, vice president for carrier sales of Nortel.
Premium-Inhalt. There is a huge general fallacy out there that you have to be a talker to be a good salesperson. Too often I've heard people say, "I can't be a sales person. I'm not much of a talker." Or worse yet, some say, "I won't ever be a good sales person, I am too honest."
Premium-Inhalt. Depending on your cinematic taste, Tom Cruise's 1990 stock car racing film may linger in your memory like the taste of a fine wine...or perhaps like the smell from that leaky milk bottle that your child dropped down between the seats of your car that you then didn't find for a couple of months. Regardless of your memories of the movie, and Paramount have teamed up to make an all-around exciting game for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel CEO Paul Otellini told the Standard's sister publication that in a recent phone call, incoming President Barack Obama "reminded me that he sees the Intel logo every morning when he opens up his laptop; I was pleased to hear that."
Premium-Inhalt. BOSS is a Web service provided by Yahoo that lets other software applications fetch Yahoo search results and incorporate them into other sites or software. For example, the news site lets users create custom pages that track Yahoo results for a specific topic, say "Obama stimulus." Technically, BOSS, an acronym for Build your Own Search Service, is an , or API.
Premium-Inhalt. The delayed transition to digital broadcasting in the United States will lead to a significant extra cost to stations which maintain their analog transmitters until June. According to one PBS broadcaster, the cost can amount to tens of thousands of dollars per station in electricity costs alone.
Premium-Inhalt. Small towns in Connecticut are objecting to a 2008 law that requires them to post the minutes from town hall meetings online. According to , Connecticut municipalities have been required to publicly release these minutes since the 1970s. A new law passed last June requires them to post them on the Web, as well.
Premium-Inhalt. Collaborative workspace maker has been aggressively making partnerships. Last year the company's was chosen for the prestigious Demo conference. More recently, Huddle and LinkedIn in an exclusive deal to let users connect their Huddle and LinkedIn accounts.