Premium-Inhalt. Moments after Paul Jorgensen realized the commercial jet he was aboard was about the crash into the Hudson River, he turned to the passenger next to him, grabbed his arm and asked him, "Are we going to die? He looked me square in the eye and he nodded. He didn't say anything. He just shook his head up and down like saying yes, we're going to die," Jorgensen said.
Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard Co. may build netbook PCs running Google Inc.'s Linux-based Android operating system, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. SAS announced that the company intends to construct a 38,000-square-foot cloud computing facility to provide the additional data-handling capacity needed to expand SAS' OnDemand offerings and hosted solutions. As the need for hosted solutions grows, new research and development jobs will be generated at SAS' Cary, N.C., world headquarters, where the majority of R&D employees (more than 1,400) are located.
Premium-Inhalt. Western Digital announced that it has completed a US$65 million cash acquisition of SiliconSystem, a supplier of solid-state drives for the embedded systems market.
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco introduced a new suite of Cisco TelePresence products and applications that brings the power of in-person collaboration to more users in more locations, and provides businesses with a way to do more with existing video investments. Global organizations of all sizes, regional branch offices and remote workers will now be able to experience Cisco TelePresence from any conference room environment, standards-based video conferencing session or Web-based video session, including Cisco WebEx online meetings. Supporting this market expansion, Cisco is also delivering Cisco TelePresence for lower bandwidth connections without compromising the high-quality experience.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel introduced 17 enterprise-class processors, led by the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series. Designed for addressing the increasing computing needs of many industries, the new enterprise-class chips can automatically adjust to specified energy usage levels, and speed data center transactions and customer database queries, said R.Ravichandran, Director -- Sales, Intel -- South Asia, at the launch.
Premium-Inhalt. Genius Tuesday announced a new addition to the company's line up of digital tablets, the G-Pen M712, for graphic designers and artists. According to a press release, this is a dual-mode tablet that is plug and play ready, supports resolutions of up to 4,000 LPI and works under both Window's Vista and Mac operating systems. The dual-mode feature means that users can switch the screen from wide to standard and back again.
Premium-Inhalt. AMD Tuesday announced the availability of the ATI FirePro V7750 graphics accelerator for the high-end market, ideally suited for graphics professionals working in engineering, digital content creation and scientific fields. The ATI FirePro V7750's 1GB of frame-buffer memory and 30-bit display pipeline can generate a multi-monitor desktop of more than 5000 pixels wide in a single-slot form factor, aided by multiple DisplayPort outputs and a Dual Link enabled DVI output.
Premium-Inhalt. Users of the forthcoming Windows Marketplace for Mobile will be able to return applications within 24 hours, and they'll finally get an official Facebook app.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. high-tech industry gained about 77,000 jobs in 2008, despite losses of 38,000 jobs in the fourth quarter of the year, according to a report from trade group TechAmerica.
Premium-Inhalt. China closed a new round of Web sites with pornographic content as it continued a crackdown that has extended from the Internet to mobile phones, state media said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Corp. and Intel Corp.'s attempts to confine netbooks to the low end of the market to protect mainstream notebook PC sales have taken another hit.
Premium-Inhalt. The world's top server vendors on Monday updated their product lines, launching new servers to coincide with the release of Intel's next-generation Xeon processors.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're seeking a 3D thrill, then you might want to check out the ViewSonic FuHzion VX2265wm, a 22-inch display that can render 3D images. But if you're looking for a widescreen display without bells and whistles, that 3D capability may not be worth the premium US$350 price tag--especially since you have to spend extra for the 3D glasses.
Premium-Inhalt. This attractive, well-designed 22-inch widescreen monitor offers impeccable image quality. But at US$800, it's extremely pricey, particularly when you consider that other 22-inch displays can be found for $350 or less.
Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to readable documents and vivid images, the HP LP2257w offers a solid, no-frills display that would make a good choice for users seeking a widescreen monitor that delivers the best of both worlds. At US$350, it is priced slightly higher than other 22-inch displays, but its image quality would be worth the cost.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell has tapped into the current focus on the economy and the environment by producing the G2210t, a US$240 22-inch monitor designed for both the wallet- and green-conscious. Dell claims the display is manufactured using recycled materials, and that its cabling is free of PVC and other harmful chemicals.
Premium-Inhalt. Doomsday is nearly here. Well, maybe.
Premium-Inhalt. Telstra has agreed to an operational split of its wholesale and retail arms if it wins the A$4.7 billion (US$3.2 billion) National Broadband Network (NBN) following clandestine talks with Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.
Premium-Inhalt. Two U.S. senators plan to reintroduce legislation that would require employers to make a "good faith" effort to hire U.S. citizens over H-1B visa holders, after failing to win approval for a similar bill two years ago.
Premium-Inhalt. recently had the chance to talk to Tim Schafer about his upcoming game , and one of the queries had to do with a recent info leak concerning the action-adventure title heading to the . According to 1UP, Schafer conferred with company PR before answering "We are making an and a PS3 version of Brutal Legend," which lead them to believe that his hesitance may be a sign that the game may be announced for Nintendo's console in the near future.
Premium-Inhalt. is getting its first DLC pack on April 16th, Volition's James Torbit revealed to . The DLC pack is called Ultor Exposed and will star pornstar (surprisingly enough a ), who was semi-involved in the creation of the game.
Premium-Inhalt. Developers developers developers! A search of Microsoft's career database turns up in Redmond. Most are software developer roles, but there are also open spots for , , , and . Windows Mobile and gaming-related positions seem to dominate the list, along with Live services and non-product specific jobs.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T and have inked an exclusive deal that allows the carrier's government marketing arm to sell fully managed room-based video conferencing systems from Cisco to federal agencies.
Premium-Inhalt. Top Defense Department officials have blasted the department's electronic health record (EHR) system, saying .
Premium-Inhalt. The world's largest IT services company is attempting to boost its creative cost-cutting techniques with a patent application -- number at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office -- for a "method and system for strategic global resource sourcing." (Yes, "resource sourcing.") In short, IBM wants to patent its math for deciding where to offshore staff.
Premium-Inhalt. In recognition of "his leadership and Microsoft's continued commitment to digital advertising," this year's Cannes International Advertising Festival in June -- not to be confused with the in May -- will present Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer with an award for Media Person of the Year.
Premium-Inhalt. On Tuesday, Apple plans to add Skype for iPhone to the iTunes App Store, according to a CNET . Does this mean iPhone gearheads will use Skype to undermine AT&T's revenue plans?
Premium-Inhalt. Avaya announced the launch of Avaya Aura, an architecture that easily integrates communications across multi-vendor, multi-location and multi-modal businesses. Avaya Aura radically simplifies complex communications networks, reduces infrastructure costs and quickly delivers voice, video, messaging, presence, Web applications and more to employees anywhere. Avaya Aura will be available globally in May 2009.
Premium-Inhalt. The four major U.S. mobile operators have agreed to align their mobile marketing practices with a set of guidelines to be worked out with the Mobile Marketing Association, a move the industry group said will lead to a more consistent user experience and lower costs for marketing companies.
Premium-Inhalt. If you've been paying attention to general computer news, you may have read about the , and what may (or may not) happen to Windows PCs that are infected with Conficker on April 1. The worm has received a lot of attention, leading more than a few Mac users to ask about the worm's impact on OS X. Mac security maker Intego received so many inquiries that the company to its blog.