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Premium-Inhalt. A Taiwanese research group developing new memory chip technologies hopes to open talks with the government's new chip maker, Taiwan Memory Co. (TMC) about ways to work together.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle made it clear that it was Sun Microsystem's software business that made it want to buy the company, raising significant questions around the fate of Sun's hardware business, analysts said on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. The popular Adobe Reader is a favorite target of online crooks, according to Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer with antivirus company F-Secure. And for better security you should ditch Reader and go with a free alternative, he says.
Premium-Inhalt. You know those posters that have an overall image, but if you look closer, that image is made up of hundreds of tiny photos? It's called a photo mosaic, and is a free program that will generate them for you.
Premium-Inhalt. Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices on Tuesday said it would ship new laptop and server processors later this quarter, which should up the ante in its competition with rival chip maker Intel.
Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo's profit and revenue fell sharply in the first quarter, ended March 31, 2009, as the beleaguered Internet company added a softening online ad market to its list of woes.
Premium-Inhalt. Although some analysts actually expect security spending to rise this year -- at least as a percentage of total IT spending -- some CIOs are giving serious thought to the once-unthinkable idea of trimming security budgets as businesses look to cut costs during this global recession.
Premium-Inhalt. Altium is announcing a low-cost entry to Altium's electronics design solution. Altium Designer is now available at a single, global subscription price of US$195 per month, purchased in 12-month blocks. The company has stated that the Altium Designer's perpetual license price has also been permanently reduced to a single, global price of US$3,995.
Premium-Inhalt. CSC announced the launch of its Federated Identity Management (FIM) offering, a solution designed to enable companies and organizations to establish trusted relationships with business partners and outside parties. The new solution is part of CSC's Trusted Identity Enterprise Suite(TM), the company's portfolio of fully integrated, end-to-end identity management solutions.
Premium-Inhalt. Novell and McAfee announced a strategic partnership that gives McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) solution users a holistic view of both network events and users. This combined approach reportedly allows real-time response to potential threats and provides administrators the much-needed ability to automatically enforce security and identity access-related policies, making it easy to prove compliance and ensure trusted access.
Premium-Inhalt. RSA has launched the RSA Share Project, a new initiative designed to bring security tools within reach of corporate and independent software developers and project leaders. The Share Project features the launch of a new online community designed to provide support, answers and strategies from security experts as well as no-cost access to technology from RSA.
Premium-Inhalt. VMware launched an upgrade to its core software platform on Tuesday with the message that virtualization is ready to run any class of enterprise application, no matter how large.
Premium-Inhalt. MindTree has announced that it has entered into a global strategic alliance with Skytap. The partnership would enable MindTree's customers to scale test labs on-demand through Skytap's Virtual Lab solution, resulting in reduced IT costs, accelerated lab provisioning, and effective collaboration among global teams.
Premium-Inhalt. Seagate Corp. Tuesday announced a new family of lower-power 3.5-in desktop hard-disk drives the company said have the highest performance and best power efficiency in their class.
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Premium-Inhalt. , a product of Dutch design agency , has launched as a free stylish social network platform for sharing photos.
Premium-Inhalt. The size and value of has shrunk by about 20% so far this year, according to industry watchers, but the number of IT outsourcing contracts sustained a
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has had few critics more vocal than Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Sun Chairman Scott McNealy. With their companies set to merge in a blockbuster US$7.4 billion deal announced Monday, is it time for Microsoft to worry?
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Premium-Inhalt. With netbooks' surprise success, Intel Corp.'s Atom processor has become an unexpected money-maker during a down period, bringing in a cool US$719 million since .
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Premium-Inhalt. Remember that about the upcoming Shadow of the Colossus movie from the ? Well, someone just beat Kevin Misher and Justin Marks to it, as Mega64 has just released their own movie on their Web site.
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Premium-Inhalt. Flash, the technology used by YouTube to stream video clips into your browser window, is now installed on 98 percent of all computers, according to Adobe Systems, which acquired the technology in 2005. The company also says that about 80 percent of Web videos are viewed using Flash. If those stats are accurate, they make a solid case for building Flash into living-room televisions. A New York Times said Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen was to announce the details on upcoming Flash-enabled televisions Monday at the high-profile National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas.
Premium-Inhalt. As the iPhone gains momentum as a handheld gaming device, game hardware manufacturers are struggling for ways to position themselves against Apple without backhandedly boosting Apple's reputation. Nowhere is that more apparent than at Nintendo, the company behind the Wii console and Nintendo DS, a dual-screen device that has taken the portable gaming market by storm.
Premium-Inhalt. Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz, owner of perhaps the last CEO ponytail in Silicon Valley, has shown up the all-knowing pundits who dubbed him "." Less than two weeks after reportedly refusing an , Schwartz and his board have closed a deal with Oracle, one of the few companies doing well in the current recession. Schwartz, if reports are correct, will go home with an extra three years' pay.
Premium-Inhalt. If you've been waiting for an office suite to debut on the iPhone and iPod touch, Quickoffice would like to talk to you. As a decade-long provider of office suites for virtually every significant mobile platform from Palm, to BlackBerry, and even Android, Quickoffice has been around the productivity block. Now the company beat Microsoft to the iPhone OS punch with a mobile office suite that can edit Word and Excel files. spoke with David Halpin, VP of Engineer and Product Development about debuting on an Apple platform, an App Store mixup, and what features will soon get off the drawing board.
Premium-Inhalt. A Taiwanese research group has turned to (Resistive-RAM) as the latest possible Holy Grail of memory chips, one that can replace both DRAM and NAND flash memory.