Oliver Grün, Vorsitzender des Verbands IT-Mittelstand, hat das Konjunkturprogramm der Bundesregierung kritisiert und fordert einen Verteilungsschlüssel zwischen Industrie und Mittelstand. Dies soll gewährleisten, dass die Mittel nicht einseitig zum Vorteil von Großunternehmen verwendet würden. …mehr
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Premium-Inhalt. A computer problem halted the flow of weather data from Japan's Meteorological Agency to media organizations and other users on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Consolidation has come to the small-but-growing computing niche called CEP (complex event processing), as Aleri and rival Coral8 have merged, the companies announced Monday. Terms were not disclosed.
Premium-Inhalt. LG Display kicked off LCD panel production on Monday at a new 2.5 trillion won (US$1.6 billion) plant at its Paju complex in South Korea.
Premium-Inhalt. Robert Scoble is saying goodbye to his third gig in three years. The former Microsoft evangelist, whose prolific blogging made him a celebrity among software developers and tech bloggers, will no longer shoot videos for Fast Company magazine's site. Scoble told that his main sponsor, Seagate, did not renew a sponsorship in the range of a million dollars per year. However, he that he will continue to write a column for Fast Company.
Premium-Inhalt. Ah, those were the days -- March 1995, when Stanford students Jerry Yang and David Filo officially incorporated Yahoo. It took them another six months to get around to writing a business plan. Yahoo's corporate blog shares some of the and an important cultural touchstone: When Yahoo incorporated, Jerry Garcia was still leading the Grateful Dead. (Garcia died on the day of Netscape's IPO -- August 9, 1995.)
Premium-Inhalt. For years, consumers have gauged their electricity usage with the monthly bill. Coming days or weeks after the end of the period it isn't a very efficient tool if you want to cut you household usage, but a new breed of meter is changing all that and can provide real-time updates that give you an instant indication of the cost of running a house full of gadgets.
Premium-Inhalt. Europe's largest IT fair saw an almost 20 percent drop in visitors this year but those that did turn up to the six day event in Hanover were on average a higher quality of attendee than in the past, organizers said late Sunday.
Premium-Inhalt. Tandberg and Polycom on Monday ventured again where many have failed before, each introducing a video phone for enterprise desktops.
Premium-Inhalt. RIM has denied a report that the company records all of its employees' conversations.
Premium-Inhalt. Lawyers are increasingly jumping ship from BlackBerrys to iPhones, thanks in large part to functionality enabled by the iPhone's special screen.
Premium-Inhalt. Is the current economic crunch different from usual? Some analysts think so. That's why Apple's stock price dropped today after JPMorgan Chase & Co. analyst Mark Moskowitz issued a note reducing his forecast for iPhone sales and Macs. Unlike many PC makers or smartphone makers, Apple's market is estimated to be 70 to 75 percent consumer buyers, not enterprise sales.
Premium-Inhalt. We're in an age in which high-powered smartphones and mobile Internet access are rapidly becoming the norm. It hasn't always been this way -- if you're like many people, you may not have even owned a mobile phone five or ten years ago. Even if you did, it probably only handled voice, an address book, and simple text messaging.
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