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Premium-Inhalt. The Pilipinas Anti-Piracy Team (PAPT) vows to further strengthen its drive against software piracy in the country, with the launch of "Don't Wait until it's too Late!"--an intensive information and geographical expansion campaign targeted at companies using unlicensed software.
Premium-Inhalt. From a manufacturing standpoint, one of the banes of Blu-ray Disc's existence has long been the muddled licensing process. To incorporate the format--as well as the CD and DVD formats--into a device, manufacturers have had to contact each format's patent holders to arrange for a license to include that format in their product. Now, however, Panasonic, Philips, and Sony have joined forces to create a consolidated process for licensing the formats in Blu-ray Disc products.
Premium-Inhalt. Unicode gives you access to some 32,000 symbols and characters, but your keyboard is still stuck in the 1950s (not that a 32,000 key keyboard would be very practical). Getting access to all those characters can be a chore, but the US$25 aims to simplify it. How does it work? Short answer--pretty well, but with a few quirks.
Premium-Inhalt. Over the past decade, I've been to Apple's Cupertino headquarters many times for assorted product launches (the original iPod and OS X, to name a couple) and PR briefings. But Wednesday's trip for the was a new experience for me.
Premium-Inhalt. The headline of the Infoworld story "Coghead customers have five weeks to save their data," posted to the wire Wednesday, has been corrected to reflect that customers have two months to save their data.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against TomTom, alleging that the GPS vendor's in-car navigation devices infringe on its patents.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission may fine 600 operators for failing to properly file annual reports proving that they protect customer data.
Premium-Inhalt. A lack of portability standards in cloud computing was cited as a contributor to the shutdown last week of PaaS (platform-as-a-service) provider Coghead, which was acquired by SAP.
Premium-Inhalt. After assuring its clients and partners that it's business as usual, Nortel is now geared to push its entire pipeline projects forward. "Prior to filing of Chapter 11 or credit protection, there was a steady pipeline of projects on going. Even after the announcement, there's no pullout among existing clients," said Armando Pascual, country manager of Nortel Philippines.
Premium-Inhalt. Following a , Facebook is receiving plenty of praise Thursday as word spreads about the social network's . Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed plans for a democratic-style "open governance" system during a news conference Thursday. The system will allow Facebook users the opportunity to comment and ultimately vote on the site's future policies surrounding data management and the handling of personal information.
Premium-Inhalt. The world's young tech and Web 2.0 guru's have featured prominently in the World Economic Forum's annual list of Young Global Leaders, announced Wednesday.
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Premium-Inhalt. "The real market momentum with operators and the real market momentum with device manufacturers seems to primarily be with Windows Mobile and Android." That's Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's on the smartphone market, expressed to analysts during a midyear update in New York. While he acknowledged that the iPhone had "consumer market mojo," he suggested that it did not have the same market potential as the mobile platforms controlled by Microsoft and Google.
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Premium-Inhalt. Sun Microsystems Inc. Chairman Scott McNealy wants President Barack Obama's administration do what the United Kingdom, Denmark and other countries have done: Encourage, as a matter of policy, open-source software adoption.
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Premium-Inhalt. One of the ways the Conficker worm and other, similar malware slimes its way from computer to computer is by taking advantage of the Autorun feature in Windows. If Conficker finds removable media (like a USB drive) on a PC it infects, it will infect that media in such a way that it will exploit Autorun to attempt to automatically infect a new computer when the drive is connected.
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Premium-Inhalt. President Obama, in his joint speech to Congress this week, emphasized that he wants electronic health records to be established for all Americans over the next five years. His recently passed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act earmarked US$19 billion for health information technology spending, $17 billion of which is designated for incentive payments for Electronic Health Record use beginning in 2011. To date, only about 25% of the nation's 5,000 hospitals have rolled out electronic health records systems, and only a small fraction of physician practices have done the same.
Premium-Inhalt. If you use iTunes as often as I do, you probably use it to rate your songs. I use iTunes' star ratings to record my favorites, and also to find and sort my tracks. But sometimes five stars just aren't enough.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has been vocal about its interest in working more closely with the open-source community in the past couple of years, actively promoting interoperability, forging new relationships and donating code to open-source projects. But the patent-infringement suit it filed Wednesday against TomTom has the Linux community, in particular, concerned that Microsoft is only paying lip service to its new approach and plans to continue to threaten Linux distributors with patent-infringement claims.
Premium-Inhalt. Telstra's dominance of the telco market will continue over the next four years despite and its chance at the A$10 billion (US$6.5 billion) National Broadband Network (NBN), company chiefs said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Market analysts this week drastically cut estimates for global hardware and component revenue as concerns about the U.S.'s handling of the recession took a toll on investor confidence in vendors throughout the whole IT sector.
Premium-Inhalt. After outraged users earlier this month for taking too much control over their content, the social network Thursday unveiled a new plan that will bring users into its policy discussions.
Premium-Inhalt. You already know Safari. It's the only browser that ships with OS X, in the same manner that Internet Explorer is the de facto browser for Windows. Safari rose to greater recognition as the iPhone's touchy-feely Web 2.0 client. You might be aware that OS X and Windows editions of Safari are released in parity, function identically, and are updated automatically through Apple Software Update in response to security and stability issues.