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  • Schutz vor dem Feind im Inneren

    Security-Wednesday

    Am kommenden Mittwoch, den 18. März 2009, ist es wieder so weit: Die Webcast-Reihe "Security Wednesday" geht in die zweite Runde. Das aktuelle Thema: "Risiken durch IT-Partner - Monitoring der internen Gefahren". …mehr

  • BOARD 7 wirbt mit moderner Datenvisualisierung

    Business Intelligence

    Das Toolkit "BOARD" erhält eine neue, 64-Bit-fähige Produktarchitektur mit zahlreichen Optionen zum Aufbau und zur grafisch ansprechenden Gestaltung von Anwendungen für Business Intelligence.  …mehr

  • TomTom Go 740 Live im Test

    Live-Services in Echtzeit

    Das Navigationssystem TomTom Go 740 Live ist für Vielfahrer gedacht. Diese profitieren insbesondere von Live-Services, die routenbezogene Informationen in Echtzeit abbilden. Dazu gehören unter anderem Infos zur Straßenlage genauso wie Wetterberichte. Ob das auch im Test funktioniert hat sehen sie hier.  …mehr

  • Energie-Management spart Strom im Rechenzentrum

    Kosten senken

    Wer sein Rechenzentrum auf mehr Effizienz trimmen und die Stromkosten senken will, muss sein Green-IT-Konzept ganzheitlich anlegen. Welche Komponenten und Aspekte dabei zu berücksichtigen sind, beschreibt die CW-Schwesterpublikation TecChannel. …mehr

  • Was Einzelfertiger von ERP-Systemen erwarten

    Business-Software

    Die Fachhochschule Fresenius aus Köln hat in einer Umfrage zusammengetragen, welche Anforderungen Industriebetriebe mit Einzel-, Auftrags- und Variantenfertigung an eine ERP-Software stellen. …mehr

  • Asus schaltet in der Modellpolitik zwei Gänge zurück

    Wider die Versioneeetis

    Der taiwanische Hardwarekonzern Asustek will dieses Jahr deutlich weniger Modelle seiner Eee-PCs auf den Markt bringen als noch 2008. …mehr

  • Notebooks mit 7,2 und 5,76 Mbit/s mobil im Netz

    o2 Surfstick Speed

    Mitte Februar hat o2 Germany den neuen Surfstick Speed angekündigt, ab heute ist das schnelle USB-Modem für das HSDPA/HSUPA-Netz beim Netzbetreiber erhältlich.  …mehr

  • Gute Insolvenz ist besser als die Pleite

    Letzte Hoffnung Amtsgericht

    Die Insolvenz kann für ein angeschlagenes Unternehmen in Zeiten der Krise ein probates Mittel zur Sanierung sein, wenn das Rettungskonzept stimmt. …mehr

  • Das hat das Nokia 5800 XpressMusic zu bieten

    Praxistest

    Mit dem Multimedia-Smartphone 5800 XpressMusic hat der Handy-Riese Nokia seine erste Touchscreen-Anwort auf das Apple iPhone präsentiert. Ein Test zeigt, was den Nutzer erwartet.  …mehr

  • Polizei-Razzia bei Zumwinkels und Rickes

    Telekom-Spitzelaffäre

    Im Zuge der Ermittlungen zur Telekom-Spitzelaffäre sind in einer Razzia Wohnungen der ehemaligen T-Manager Klaus Zumwinkel und Kai-Uwe Ricke durchsucht worden.  …mehr

  • Dell Studio XPS 16 im Test

    Macbook lässt grüßen

    Dell setzt beim Studio XPS 16 auf hochwertiges Design mit Akzenten aus echtem Leder und eloxiertem Aluminium. Damit rückt es in die Nähe von Design-Boliden wie dem Macbook Pro. Ein edles Äußeres ist aber nicht die einzige Gemeinsamkeit, die beide Notebooks aufweisen.  …mehr

  • Der 1. April wird Conficker-Tag

    CA warnt

    Die unlängs entdeckte dritte Variante des Conficker-Virus' soll am 1. April ihre Arbeit aufnehmen, sagt CA. Was dann passiert, weiß noch niemand. …mehr

  • Karwendel setzt auf SAP und Busines-All-in-One

    Neues ERP-System

    Der Käsespezialist will damit Systeme von SoftM und GUS ablösen. …mehr

  • Linux-Verband kritisiert Microsofts FUD-Taktik

    TomTom-Klage

    Die Patentklage Microsofts gegen den Navi-Anbieter TomTom führe nach Einschätzung des Linux-Verbands „musterhaft die Absurdität von Softwarepatenten vor Augen“. …mehr

  • Der Web-Bauplan wird 20 Jahre alt

    Tim Berners-Lee im CERN

    Als Tim Berners-Lee vor 20 Jahren mit seinem Thesenpapier die Grundlagen für das Web schuf, konnte er nicht ahnen, dass sein Entwurf später mit der Erfindung des Buchdrucks verglichen werden sollte. …mehr

  • Akku- und Energieprofile unter Vista stets im Blick

    Kleiner Helfer

    Das Vista-Gadget Power Status informiert über alle Akku-relevanten Grundfunktionen. …mehr

  • Expedia übernimmt Buchungsportal Venere

    Hotel-Bewertungen

    Expedia hat die Hotelreservierungsplattform Venere übernommen. User generated Content gewinnt in Tourismussektor immer mehr an Bedeutung. …mehr

  • Das dreckige Dutzend der Web-Kontrollstaaten

    Welttag gegen Internetzensur

    Reporter ohne Grenzen hat die "Feinde des Internets" beim Namen genannt: Länder, in denen Blogger und Journalisten wegen der freien Meinungsäußerung in Haft sitzen. …mehr

  • Mehr als 100 Millionen Playlists erstellt

    MySpace Music

    Das soziale Netzwerk als Sender: Nutzer der Online-Community MySpace Music hören 172 Millionen Minuten Musik täglich. …mehr

  • Erweiterte Realität nun auch für Taucher

    Fraunhofer-Prototyp

    Augmented Reality, die vom Computer angereicherte Realität, klappt auch unter Wasser: Taucher können sich bald auf die Suche nach dem virtuellen Atlantis begeben. …mehr

  • Buchhandel baut auf Zuckerbrot und Peitsche

    E-Book-Piraterie

    Der deutsche Buchhandel will dem zunehmenden Problem der Online-Piraterie mit einer Angebotsoffensive im Internet und einer konsequenten rechtlichen Verfolgung der illegalen Nutzung elektronischer Bücher entgegentreten.  …mehr

  • BBC-Hacker kapern 22.000 Computer

    Gelungenes Experiment

    Im Rahmen der Technologie-Show "Click" des britischen Nachrichtensenders "BBC" wurden annähernd 22.000 Computer gekapert und zum Teil eines Botnetzes gemacht.  …mehr

  • Telefonica interessiert an United Internet und Hansenet

    Bericht

    Der spanische Telefonkonzern Telefonica hat einem Pressebericht zufolge nicht nur Interesse an der Hamburger Hansenet/Alice, sondern auch am Internetdienstleister United Internet.  …mehr

  • HP neues Rechenzentrums-Konzept soll Millionen sparen

    Es muss nicht immer HA sein

    HP hat mit 'Multi-Tier Hybrid Design' ein neues Konzept für die Planung der Infrastruktur von Rechenzentren vorgestellt. Es soll die Effizienz des Rechenzentrums spürbar erhöhen und die nötigen Kapitalkosten um 15 bis 25 Prozent senken. Neben den Investitionskosten sollen auch die Betriebs- und Energiekosten sinken. …mehr

  • Apple stellt Dienstag das iPhone OS 3.0 vor

    Handy-Betriebssystem

    Apple hält am 17. März eine Pressekonferenz in seinem Hauptsitz im kalifornischen Cupertino ab, um einen Einblick in sein neues Handybetriebssystem iPhone OS 3.0 zu geben.  …mehr

  • Handy-Markt schrumpft 2009 um 8,3 Prozent

    Marktforscher IDC

    Noch eine pessimistische Prognose für den Handy-Markt in diesem Jahr: Die Marktforscher von IDC rechnen damit, dass weltweit 8,3 Prozent Mobiltelefone weniger verkauft werden.  …mehr

  • Wirtschaftsminister Jurk sieht Qimonda in schwieriger Lage

    Der Countdown läuft

    Dem insolventen Speicherchiphersteller Qimonda in Dresden läuft die Zeit davon. Sachsens Wirtschaftsminister sprach von einem Strohhalm, an den sich die Mitarbeiter klammern. …mehr

  • Google optimiert Bildersuche für Android und iPhone

    Mobile Dienste

    Google hat seine Bildersuche für das iPhone und die Handys mit Android-Betriebssystem wie das T-Mobile G1 verbessert. …mehr

  • Asustek plans to restructure, sell fewer versions of Eee PC

    Premium-Inhalt. Asustek Computer, which pioneered the netbook market with its Eee PC line, plans to further slim down its business units and reduce the variety of netbooks it sells.

  • HTC Maple smartphone to launch in US in early April

    Premium-Inhalt. Taiwanese smartphone developer High Tech Computer (HTC) plans to launch the HTC Maple in the U.S. next month to coincide with the International CTIA exhibition slated to start on April 1.

  • IBM 'online theater' may boost care at Boston hospital

    Premium-Inhalt. IBM is working with a Boston hospital to develop a browser-based application that uses mashups to let medical experts in different locations study patient data as if they were sitting side by side, IBM said Thursday.

  • Apple to unveil iPhone 3.0 OS update, new developer tools

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple is expected to preview version 3.0 of its iPhone software next week, prompting speculation that a new iPhone may be in the works for summer release.

  • D.C.'s top IT security official charged with bribery

    Premium-Inhalt. Federal law enforcement officials filed bribery charges today against the District of Columbia's acting chief security officer, along with a one-time D.C. government employee who owns an IT outsourcing company that runs offshore operations in India. Both were later arraigned in federal court.

  • Sale of key Nortel assets may be inevitable

    Premium-Inhalt. Nortel Networks may have no choice but to sell off key parts of its business, industry analysts said after reports that the company is in talks with competitors to do just that.

  • Microsoft-led privacy group backs off legislation

    Premium-Inhalt. A Microsoft-led group set up three years ago has backed away from its original goal of pushing for comprehensive U.S. privacy legislation.

  • Business process flaws seen posing security risks

    Premium-Inhalt. Running a secure Web site means more than just guarding against cross-site scripting and SQL injection attacks. Flaws in the business processes that underlie Web sites can also present serious security risks, the CTO of a Web security company said Thursday.

  • iTunes Autofill opens up

    Premium-Inhalt. Back in February 2006, over three years ago, I asking--in fact, nearly begging--Apple to make the iPod shuffle's Autofill feature available to all iPods. If you've never owned a shuffle, Autofill is a feature of iTunes that automatically picks an assortment of songs, from either your iTunes Library as a whole or a playlist of your choosing, to fill up the iPod. (Depending on your setting, the tracks are chosen randomly or with preference given to those with higher ratings. You can even set iTunes to pick a completely new set of tracks each time you use the Autofill feature.)

  • Bribery case creates possible IT security nightmare in D.C.

    Premium-Inhalt. After being Thursday, the District of Columbia's top information security official is being held without bail, partly because of uncertainty about whether he still has the ability to access the district's IT systems.

  • Beyond the Norm: Coleman's data leak disaster

    Premium-Inhalt. It's been a bad week for fans of Norm Coleman, the former Minnesota senator who lost a whisker-thin election to ex-"Saturday Night Live" comic/Air America radio host/Mad Magazine contributor Al Franken. (Technically, Coleman is still fighting a recount battle and may still be fighting it six years from now when the seat comes back up for re-election.)

  • Media Cloud uses data visualizations to analyze online news

    Premium-Inhalt. In recent years, Internet news has become a smorgasbord of choices, ranging from online versions of traditional print publications to blogs and "citizen journalism" sites. News has never been so diverse -- or so confusing. Who should readers depend upon for international coverage: the New York Times, CNN.com -- or the blogosphere? Which news sites report best on the West -- or Asian countries -- and which suffer from the narrowest coverage? Which break news first?

  • Google Voice, comments by eBay's CEO dim Skype's prospects

    Premium-Inhalt. The future does not look very bright for Skype, a day after Google announced it will launch a potential competitor and eBay's CEO said that the online auction company had basically failed in its efforts to integrate the voice-over-IP service.

  • Amazon breaks sub-$100 price barrier for G1 smartphone

    Premium-Inhalt. Amazon.com has dropped its price on the HTC-built T-Mobile G1 phone, which features Google's open-source Android software, from the list price of US$400 to .

  • Why is U.S. broadband so far behind other countries?

    Premium-Inhalt. New York Times editor Saul Hansell has written a on broadband in America, and how it compares with the rest of the world. It asks, "Why Is Theirs Faster? Why Is Theirs Cheaper? Why Do They Have More Fiber?" I'm sure most people haven't read the whole series, so here's a summary (in convenient bullet format!) of what Hansell found in his reporting. He placed U.S. networks in the "middle of the pack" for broadband speed and availability, and high on price.

  • Obama's CIO faces uphill battle

    Premium-Inhalt. Vivek Kundra was one of InfoWorld's last year, after he became chief technology officer for the District of Columbia. Killer quote from the article: "In my private life, I am in real time on my iPhone checking out the status of my stocks and the management team -- so why can't I do that in the D.C. government?"

  • U2 dumps iPod for BlackBerry

    Premium-Inhalt. U2 frontman Bono described Apple's iPod in 2004 as "the most interesting artistic creation in pop since the electric guitar." The band built heavy ties with Apple, appearing live onstage with Steve Jobs and in Apple TV ads performing the hit single "Vertigo." Apple sold U2 iPods and made the band's entire opus available as a one-click download in the iTunes Store. Steve Jobs, known for not touching people, hugged Bono onstage.

  • Has Apple's war on buttons gone too far with iPod Shuffle?

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's new launched on Wednesday, but not everyone is happy about it. The portable music player brought out a surprising backlash from publications that usually gush over anything shiny and new from Cupertino.

  • LEGO Potter, Indy 4, and Hobbit being built?

    Premium-Inhalt. According to the , an animator for LEGO game developer Traveller's Tales had briefly listed a few new LEGO projects that the general public hadn't heard about yet. These projects are centered around some of today's hottest properties, including , , and .

  • Here I Am for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to simplicity, it's hard to beat an app with just one button. Yet, as stripped down as it may appear, Here I Am from deserves a place on your home screen.

  • Survey: Outsourcing gaining popularity in the Asia Pacific

    Premium-Inhalt. A survey commissioned by technology giant Hewlett-Packard has revealed that the current financial crisis has brought about an increased tendency for IT heads in the Asia Pacific to move away from the mainframe and outsource aspects of their enterprise IT operations.

  • Malaysian company intros more secure mobile banking solutions

    Premium-Inhalt. With the number of mobile users increasing, it is time for a more efficient and secure banking solution, said Malaysian developer SIMER Solutions.

  • Malaysian firm wins ASEAN innovation business award

    Premium-Inhalt. Malaysian messaging technology enabler MACROKIOSK has received a 2008 ASEAN Business Award (ABA)--within the SME innovation category--at the recent ASEAN Business & Investment Summit in Bangkok.

  • Podcast: Mac Netbooks, People Search and Smart Phone Apps

    Premium-Inhalt. PC World editors Robert Strohmeyer, Tim Moynihan, and Anne McDonald are joined by Macworld's Jason Snell to bring you a special Friday the 13th edition of the PC World Podcast. Today, the cast discusses some of the latest people-searching websites available. How much information can your ex or potential employer ? Since these services offer much more invasive results than a ho-hum Google search, what can you do to protect your privacy?

  • Google Earth Now Shows Latest Images of Mars

    Premium-Inhalt. is a fun and free way to waste time, and now it's even better with the updated Mars in Google Earth, a 3D mapping tool that lets astronomy buffs and armchair astronauts roam the Red Planet.

  • Timbuk2 Patrol

    Premium-Inhalt. Longtime laptop- and messenger-bag vendor Timbuk2 recently entered the luggage market with a . Although the line includes rolling suitcases, carry-on bags, and totes, it also includes a unique backpack, the Patrol, designed to carry both your laptop and a weekend's worth of clothes. I've been testing the Patrol for the past few weeks, a period that included a round-trip flight across the country.

  • Microsoft disputes attempt to reinstate class in Vista suit

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is disputing an attempt to reinstate class-action status to an ongoing lawsuit against its Windows Vista Capable sticker program, a case that threatens to drag on and is reflective of the difficulties Microsoft has encountered by releasing its disappointing Windows Vista OS.

  • Chinese news site streams video for online TV channel

    Premium-Inhalt. The Oriental Press Group, one of Hong Kong's largest publishers, has deployed Adobe's video streaming solutions for its online television service, on.cc.

  • Site removes ebook script reference after Amazon threat

    Premium-Inhalt. Amazon asked an online forum to remove links to software that lets people load ebooks they buy from sources other than Amazon onto their Kindles.

  • Netgear Unveils ProSafe 24-Port Switch

    Premium-Inhalt. Netgear announced the availability of Prosafe 24-Port 10/100 MBPS L2 Managed Stackable Switch With Static Routes FSM7226RS in India. Security features of the new stack include IEEE 802.1x port-based authentication ensuring that only authorized users can access your network and Access Control List (ACL) provides higher level of security for specific traffic and applications. Secure management of the switches is available through Secure Sockets Layer (SSLv3) for the Web GUI and Secure Shell (SSH) for Command Line Interface sessions. Multiple switches can be securely managed via SNMPv3 with NETGEAR's ProSafe Network Management Software NMS100. These switches have an industry standard command line interface (CLI), which enables customers to cut down their operational expenses.

  • HID Global Launches 'HID on the Desktop'

    Premium-Inhalt. HID Global announced the launch of HID on the Desktop, a set of logical access control solutions that can extend the reach of an organization's existing physical access infrastructure. Mirroring the secure and convenient user experience popularized by the company's physical access control platforms, HID on the Desktop reportedly delivers user-friendly convenience and improved risk management for secure access to Windows.

  • Zylog Enhances Utility of Mobile Devices

    Premium-Inhalt. Zylog Systems, ISV and global software solutions and services provider, launched "Mobile Power" and "Business Power" suite of add-ons to extend Microsoft Dynamics' CRM, GP and NAV to Windows Mobile, Blackberry, iPhone and Android mobile devices.

  • Nvidia Appoints Aditya Infotech Disty for Tesla

    Premium-Inhalt. NVIDIA announced the appointment of Aditya Infotech as the sole master distributor of NVIDIA Tesla technology in India.

  • ADC Krone Drives POC to Customer Doorstep

    Premium-Inhalt. ADC Krone announced that it will launch its Next-Gen Fibre Network solutions in a "proof-of-concept" van that will travel to customers' doorsteps. During the month of March, the Next-Gen Fibre van will tour New Delhi and Mumbai, where the company will demonstrate its Next-Gen Fibre Networks portfolio to several service providers and OEMs, offering them an opportunity to review and evaluate products in a real-world situatio. The Next-Gen Fibre van will provide a proof-of-concept display for a variety of fibre solutions that can be deployed in the Central Office (CO) and enable access in Fiber-To-The-X (FTTX) environments.

  • Apple Facing Lawsuit Over Exploding iPod Touch

    Premium-Inhalt. A mother from Ohio says her son's iPod Touch exploded in his pants, caught fire, and left him with serious burns. Now, she's suing Apple for US$225,000 in damages.

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