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  • Samsung bringt erstes Android-Smartphone im Juni

    Mit eigener Note

    In einem Interview mit Forbes.com kündigte der zuständige Vorstand für die globale Produkstrategie von Samsungs Mobilfunk-Sparte den Launch von mehrere Handys mit dem Google-Betriebssystem an. …mehr

  • UMTS-Abdeckung mit großen Lücken

    Nur 56 Prozent

    Wie der jetzt veröffentlichte Jahresbericht der Bundesnetzagentur enthüllt, betrug die Netzabdeckung von UMTS nur zwischen 56 und 81 Prozent - abhängig vom jeweiligen Netzbetreiber. …mehr

  • Oracle und SITA stemmen riesiges SOA-Projekt

    Fluggesellschaften

    Oracle und SITA wollen langfristig zusammenarbeiten und in den kommenden Jahren ein Reservierungssystem auf der Basis einer Service-orientierte Architektur (SOA) ausliefern. …mehr

  • Die Preise für externe Services fallen

    Outsourcing

    Bei einigen IT-Infrastrukturdiensten erwartet Gartner Preissenkungen von bis zu 20 Prozent.  …mehr

  • Satyam soll in Kürze verkauft werden

    "Enron von Indien"

    Verlässliche Zahlen zur wirtschaftlichen Situation des angeschlagenen IT-Dienstleisters Satyam liegen nicht vor. Trotzdem gibt es sieben Interessenten.  …mehr

  • Benchmarking senkt die Kosten

    IT-Ausgaben

    Mit einem systematischen und beständigen Benchmarking können IT-Abteilungen Einsparungen erzielen und die Servicequalität verbessern.  …mehr

  • Aus gescheiterten Projekten lernen

    SOA - auf Governance achten

    Unternehmen in Deutschland setzen zwar verstärkt auf Service-orientierte Architekturen (SOA). Doch scheiterten 2008 diverse Projekte an fehlender Governance, mangelhafter Unterstützung durch das Management und Ungeduld, berichtet Bitkom. Nicht zuletzt deswegen soll das Marktvolumen für Beratungsleistungen auf eine Milliarden Euro gestiegen sein, schätzen Experten.  …mehr

  • Twitter-Nutzer sollen bald besser suchen können

    "Discovery Engine"

    Der populäre Microblogging-Dienst Twitter will seine Suchfunktion künftig stärker in das Web-Interface seiner Nutzer integrieren. …mehr

  • Personalarbeit in Krisenzeiten

    Immer nur Entlassungen?

    Wie Unternehmen ihre Belegschaft durch den Wirtschaftsabschwung steuern können, ohne zum Mittel der betriebsgedingten Kündigung zu greifen, war ein beherrschendes Thema auf der Fachmesse "Personal 2009" in München. …mehr

  • Neues Datenschutzrecht nimmt Unternehmen in die Pflicht

    Ab Juli gültig

    Das voraussichtlich zum Juli dieses Jahres aktualisierte Datenschutzgesetz fordert von den Betrieben veränderte Strukturen. …mehr

  • Nokia gibt WiMAX keine Chancen mehr

    Vergleich mit Betamax

    Der Handyhersteller Nokia räumt der WiMAX-Technologie keine großen Chancen mehr ein. …mehr

  • Jailbreak für iPhone OS 3.0 erschienen

    Katz- und Mausspiel

    Kurz nach der Ankündigung des neuen Betriebssystems für das iPhone ist es Hackern gelungen, das System via Jailbreak für nicht unterstützte Drittprogramme zu öffen.  …mehr

  • EMC SourceOne sichert brisante Unterlagen

    Archiv für E-Mail, SharePoint, SAP

    Mit der Produktfamilie EMC SourceOne will EMC neue Maßstäbe bei der rechtssicheren Archivierung geschäftlicher Inhalte jeder Art setzen.  …mehr

  • Die Rezession trifft den Server-Markt hart

    Düstere Prognose

    Gartner hat seine Prognosen für den weltweiten Server-Markt 2009 und 2010 deutlich nach unten korrigiert. …mehr

  • "Viele wachen erst auf, wenn die Scheidung droht"

    Work-Life-Balance

    Über Work-Life-Balance wird viel geredet, aber wenig getan. Laut Personalexpertin Sandra Eggelhöfer, Inhaberin der Beratung Talent Management Service, haben Unternehmen und Mitarbeiter hier Nachholbedarf. …mehr

  • Schnappt sich Google jetzt Twitter?

    Freitagsgerücht

    Der für gewöhnlich gut informierte Branchendienst "TechCrunch" meldet, der Internet-Konzern Google stehe kurz vor der Übernahme des populären Microblogging-Dienstes Twitter. …mehr

  • Die Spuren der Anderen im Internet

    Neuer Volkssport?

    Die Personensuche im Internet könnte zum neuen Volkssport werden. Jeden Monat versuchen Millionen Deutsche, mit Hilfe neuer Suchmaschinen mehr über andere Leute zu erfahren. …mehr

  • BKA dementiert Rasterfahndung mit Telekom-Kundendaten

    Erklärung

    Das Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) hat einen Zeitungsbericht zurückgewiesen, es habe von der Deutschen Telekom Kundendaten für eine Rasterfahndung im Anti-Terror-Kampf erhalten. …mehr

  • BlackBerry-Anbieter RIM trotzt der Krise

    Umsatz- und Gewinnsprung

    Der BlackBerry-Anbieter RIM sieht sich nach einem starken Umsatz- und Gewinnsprung trotz der Wirtschaftskrise weiter im Aufwind. …mehr

  • Clavister startet Frühlingsaktion mit 6.000 Euro Preisvorteil

    Sonderangebot

    Clavister hat die so genannte 'Spring Sale'-Aktion angekündigt. Im Rahmen dieser Rabattaktion können Kunden des schwedischen Herstellers IP-basierter Sicherheitslösungen bis zu 6.000 Euro beim Kauf unternehmenskritischer Netzwerksicherheitssysteme einsparen. …mehr

  • Zehn Browser-Einstellungen für sicheres Surfen

    Internet Explorer

    Kein Browser wird so häufig angegriffen wie Microsofts Internet Explorer (IE). Eine Reihe spezieller IE-Einstellungen macht den Online-Ritt auf dem Microsoft-Browser sicherer.  …mehr

  • IBM bietet jetzt etwas weniger für Sun

    $9 bis 10 pro Aktie

    Der US-Computerkonzern IBM will für die erwartete Übernahme des Konkurrenten Sun Microsystems einem Zeitungsbericht zufolge weniger bezahlen als zunächst geplant. …mehr

  • Servertechnologie der nächsten Generation

    IBM öffnet neues Kapitel des x86-Marktes

    Neu designte System x-, BladeCenter- und iDataplex-Systeme maximieren die Leistung neuer Intel-Prozessoren und bringen Verbesserungsmöglichkeiten bei Energiemanagement, Kostenreduzierung und Risikomanagement. …mehr

  • 500 Millionen für IT - aber nicht für Köln

    Konjunkturpakete im Public Sector - Teil 1

    Konjunkturprogramme wie das der Bundesregierung über 500 Millionen Euro gibt es bei der Stadt Köln nicht. Kurz- und mittelfristige Investitionsplanungen gehören dennoch zum Tagesgeschäft, wie Andreas Engel, CIO der Stadt Köln, betont.  …mehr

  • So migrieren Sie richtig auf Unified Communications

    Ratgeber

    Frühzeitige Vorbereitung schützt vor unliebsamen Überraschungen und hilft, die Vorteile der neuen Technik voll auszunutzen. …mehr

  • RIM sells 50 millionth BlackBerry, stock soars on earnings

    Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion Limited (RIM) stock soared in after-market trading after the company posted solid financial results and said it sold its 50 millionth BlackBerry smartphone.

  • Nokia says North American efforts are working

    Premium-Inhalt. Nokia's efforts to improve its fortunes in the U.S. are finally starting to pay off, the head of the company's North American sector said at the CTIA conference in Las Vegas on Thursday.

  • IBM sees Conficker hitting 4 percent of PCs

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story, "IBM sees Conficker hitting 4 percent of PCs," posted Thursday misstated the year the worm started spreading. It was 2008. The story has been corrected on the wire and the sixth paragraph now reads:

  • Nokia hopes new app store will replicate App Store

    Premium-Inhalt. Nokia has spent four years working on building an application distribution system, attracting millions of developers eager to sell to the hundreds of millions of Nokia phone users around the world.

  • Adobe, Nokia outline planned ventures at Web 2.0 show

    Premium-Inhalt. Officials from Adobe Systems and Nokia emphasized endeavors in the application design and form factor spaces in presentations at the Web 2.0 Expo conference Thursday in San Francisco.

  • Apple hints at launch of Nehalem-based Xserve

    Premium-Inhalt. An Apple online store is set to take preorders of new Xserve servers carrying Intel's new Xeon chips, hinting at launch of the devices in the near future.

  • IBM sees Conficker hitting 4 percent of PCs

    Premium-Inhalt. IBM is the second company in two days to suggest that the number of computers infected by the Conficker.C worm may be higher than previously thought.

  • RIM, others face uphill rivalry with App Store

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story "RIM, others face uphill rivalry with App Store," posted on March 28, gave the wrong number of App Store downloads claimed by Apple. The company had said there had been more than 800 million downloads.

  • Appeals court keeps alive trademark lawsuit against Google

    Premium-Inhalt. A trademark lawsuit against Google that a lower court had dismissed in 2006 has been given new life.

  • Bill seeks to give president power over private networks

    Premium-Inhalt. A wide-ranging introduced in the U.S. Senate this week would give the president unprecedented new powers to disconnect government and private-sector networks from the Internet in the event of security emergencies. But that provision is expected to be a hard sell in Congress.

  • AMD to take further action to cut costs

    Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices on Friday said it would take further actions, which could include facility closures, to cut costs as it restructures in an effort to return to profitability.

  • Seacom see big demand for bandwidth outside South Africa

    Premium-Inhalt. The first of three submarine cables planned for the East African coast is about to land, and the demand for bandwidth from outside of South Africa has surprised Seacom, the developer.

  • IT security vendors worth following on Twitter

    Premium-Inhalt. Enterprise IT companies are setting up Twitter accounts in droves, and security companies are among the most enthusiastic given that Twitter is ideal for quick updates on vulnerabilities such as ..

  • Cries of protest, censorship meet news of cybersecurity bill

    Premium-Inhalt. Communism, Fascism, treading on liberties, censorship and other political cries greeted the news of proposed legislation in the U.S. Senate that would give the president power to disconnect the Internet.

  • Auto Racing Live for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. Like any sports fan, race enthusiasts want the latest updates about their favorite pastime, and they want them now. Auto Racing Live gives you that information, but little else.

  • Economy blamed for Sierra Leone call card controversy

    Premium-Inhalt. Sierra Leone's telecommunications regulatory body, Natcom, has suspended a proposed increment in calling card rates for GSM subscribers, saying card vendors did not approval for the new tariffs.

  • Career advice: Surviving the economic downturn

    Premium-Inhalt. Answering questions about surviving the economic downturn, returning to school and pitching in on electronic health records isMark Burnette, CPA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, ITIL V3 Foundations, CGEIT, who has led two award-winning IT organizations and consulted with companies across the world. He is a recognized expert in leadership, IT process, compliance, security and cost management, and was named one of the Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2009. He can be reached at. If you have a question you'd like to pose to one of our Premier 100 IT Leaders, send it toand watch for this column each month.

  • Good Technology update includes mobile VPN

    Premium-Inhalt. Good Technology, recently acquired by Visto, has introduced a new version of its enterprise mobile e-mail product, including limited management support for the iPhone.

  • FCC asked to investigate Skype for iPhone restriction

    Premium-Inhalt. Since , Skype for iPhone has been downloaded more than a million times--that's a rate of six downloads a second, according to the company. All this despite the fact the software only works via the iPhone's Wi-Fi connection, and not AT&T's 3G network.

  • SaaS vendor converts offering to packaged software

    Premium-Inhalt. In the past few years a rush of software vendors have latched onto the bandwagon, converting packaged software offerings for use in the Web-hosted model.

  • DiggBar Launched; URL Shorteners, Webmasters Cry Foul

    Premium-Inhalt. I was reading an interesting story the other day that I meant to blog about, but you can add that to the list of things destroyed by the launch of 's aptly named "DiggBar." The piece in question was a TechCrunch article that examined . You know what I'm talking about--those crudely named sites like bit.ly, , and ff.im that redirect URLs you submit using a shortened URL made up of random numbers and letters.

  • Microsoft to limit Office 2003 support

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Corp. has announced that it will drop mainstream support for Office 2003 on April 14, the same day it starts to retire Windows XP.

  • Senators introduce texting spam bill

    Premium-Inhalt. Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill aimed at attacking a growing problem: unsolicited commercial text messages or mobile spam.

  • Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right

    Premium-Inhalt. New Orleans has Mardi Gras, San Francisco has Halloween, and for those of us who spend too many of our waking hours on the Net, the biggest party of the year happens on April Fools Day.

  • PowerPoint Hit with Zero-Day Attacks

    Premium-Inhalt. Malicious PowerPoint files (.ppt) are currently being used to exploit a newly reported security hole in the Office app. The isn't yet any patch available for the zero-day flaw, but Microsoft says the attacks are currently limited and targeted.

  • Google acquisition rumors reflect Twitter's importance

    Premium-Inhalt. While rumors of an imminent Google acquisition of Twitter were apparently offbase, it wouldn't be surprising to see the companies strike up a formal collaboration or partnership.

  • FBI raids Dallas Internet Service Provider Core IP

    Premium-Inhalt. U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have raided a Dallas ISP, knocking the company and almost 50 of its clients offline.

  • Group: FCC needs to investigate mobile carrier Skype limits

    Premium-Inhalt. The open internet advocacy group Free Press this week asked the Federal Communications Commission to decide whether wireless carriers (http://www.networkworld.com/news/2006/051806-skype-block.html)are violating federal rules by blocking such applications as the low-cost Skype VoIP service.

  • Bugs & Fixes: A risky Finder permissions command

    Premium-Inhalt. Most Mac users have probably never used the Get Info window's "Apply to enclosed items" command. Which is probably just as well. While this Finder command can sometimes be quite helpful when you've run into file-permissions problems, it can also result in unwanted headaches.

  • Google shows off 'eyes-free' touchscreen dialing

    Premium-Inhalt. Accessibility is a problem for the iPhone. With the device's lack of physical controls, it's virtually impossible for somebody who is vision-impaired to use the phone. Other touchscreen smart phones suffer from the same problem, so a few smartypants engineers at Google have come up with .

  • Social networking isn’t for spamming

    Premium-Inhalt. Everywhere you look, businesses are discovering how social networking -- Twitter presences, Facebook accounts and more -- are effective ways to reach customers. But companies that start using social networks as ways to spam or troll for new business ought to be put in their place, and right quick. Case in point: MacHeist.

  • Mobile Internet Device: A new category?

    Premium-Inhalt. With Samsung's introduction of the Mondi handheld device at the International CTIA Wireless conference, the question of defining its product category, Mobile Internet Device (MID), was again timely.

  • Microsoft Risks Being Stuck in a Netbook Price War

    Premium-Inhalt. Netbook has become as trendy a word as "cloud" and analysts predict sales are . But the netbook pricing game is getting complicated as OEMs try to simultaneously add features and keep prices down. The bad news for ? No matter whether the OEMs stick to US$300 price points or push higher, Microsoft's overall profits are vulnerable, say industry analysts.

  • Add keyboard shortcuts to Services in Leopard

    Premium-Inhalt. One of the things about OS X 10.5 that I really like is the increased focus on keyboard shortcuts. As we've discussed here before, when you assign a shortcut in the Keyboard Shortcuts tab of the Keyboard & Mouse System Preferences panel, it's instantly active in the specified application (or in all applications, if you set it up that way); prior versions of OS X required you to quit and restart the application to see the new keyboard shortcut.

  • Automatically Restore Open Folders After a Reboot

    Premium-Inhalt. Windows doesn't have a very good memory. I mean, when I reboot my system, it doesn't even remember the folders I had open! It's like they were never even there! Now I gotta go manually open each one again, grumble, grumble...

  • Google Buying Twitter? Depends Whom You Believe

    Premium-Inhalt. Google is a certain tech blog known for making much ado about rumors . The story -- posted on TechCrunch under the headline "Sources: Google in Late-Stage Talks to Buy Twitter" -- has already stirred up a across the tech blogosphere. Before you get too tongue-tied with excitement, though, you might want to read .

  • H-1B Bill seeks to 'staple' green cards to PhDs

    Premium-Inhalt. The inability of on immigration reform legislation has become a roadblock for H-1B proponents looking for new laws that would boost the number of available visas.

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