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Premium-Inhalt. The Canada Revenue Agency said that while a 2008 audit revealed it had still not found effective software for deleting sensitive taxpayer data from hard drives following a warning from the RCMP in 2007, the agency does expect to have new software in place by September of this year, according to a spokesperson.
Premium-Inhalt. As Microsoft Corp. announced the Windows 7 release candidate, it is hoping that by better engaging the community of software and hardware vendors that build for its operating system platform, the eventual general availability of Windows 7 will not be plagued by the compatibility issues seen with its predecessor.
Premium-Inhalt. Web sites incorporating Flash, Web animation technology from Adobe Systems Inc., used to be more of a niche occurrence, but now the desire among users for rich content has "just exploded," according to a platform evangelist with the San Jose, Calif.-based company.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple and Opera lag behind Google and Mozilla when it comes to distributing Web browser updates due to how they've structured their patch programs, according to new research.
Premium-Inhalt. The wireless industry is abuzz with plans for expanding remote monitoring of just about any device over wireless networks.
Premium-Inhalt. (US$50 Home & Academic Edition, $130 Standard Edition; free demo of each) is a Web design app that takes an original simplifying approach to the problem of designing one's own Web space. By giving you an instant visual as you modify each bit of your page, you get instant feedback on your site's design.
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Premium-Inhalt. We're now mere hours away from learning the full scoop on e-book reader. The Kindle DX, as it's rumored to be named, is expected to be revealed at a news conference Wednesday morning.
Premium-Inhalt. For the last few years, . The iPhone 3G has it right there in the name. Some PC laptops have the functionality built in. Mac notebooks, meanwhile, have had to rely on third-party add-ons. But still about whether 3G will ever be available as a built-in function of Apple's laptop line?
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday gave a strong, though qualified, endorsement for running Windows 7 on PCs equipped with solid-state disk (SSD) drives, saying it has tuned the upcoming operating system to run faster on the still-emerging storage technology.
Premium-Inhalt. Look Communications Inc. of Oakville, Canada plans to wind down operations by August and sell its wireless spectrum to Rogers Communications Inc. and Bell Canada.
Premium-Inhalt. According to industry chatter on Wall Street, Apple may have their sights set on Electronic Arts for a company takeover. Wait, what?
Premium-Inhalt. to Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter, it will be four years before we see the next generation of consoles (the next versions of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360) and one more year before we see Nintendo's rumored Wii HD.
Premium-Inhalt. Blizzard Entertainment, makers of World of Warcraft, as well as the upcoming games Diablo III and StarCraft II, have announced that tickets for their annual BlizzCon event go on sale on May 16, 2009.
Premium-Inhalt. I'm not sure whether "desktop replacement" accurately describes the heft of the Asus W90VP, but I certainly agree with the included warning not to use it on a lap. Slightly more "monster" than "monstrosity," this luggable goes where it wants with a 16.1-pound body and 17.5-inch-wide frame. But that size--which is big even for a --allows for desktop-like gaming power, even though other features disappoint.
Premium-Inhalt. Deadpool fans will have something to celebrate as announces the infamous "Merc with a mouth" will be included in this falls .
Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion is injecting the power of its popular BlackBerry push technology into the consumer arena by letting third-party developers write applications that tap into it.
Premium-Inhalt. Ever wished you could get "push" Gmail on your BlackBerry smartphone? Or securely--and wirelessly--sync your Google contacts and calendar? If so, your wishes may be granted this summer, thanks to a new service from the search giant.
Premium-Inhalt. President Obama unveiled tax code changes Monday he said could curb offshoring, but analysts and tax experts believe the plan will have little to no impact on the megatrend that threatens as many as .
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter should harden its security. This is the advice of IT security and control firm Sophos after a French hacker claimed he broke into Twitter's internal administration system, enabling him to access the accounts of millions of Twitter users - including Barack Obama, Britney Spears, Ashton Kutcher and Lily Allen.
Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether the close ties between Apple's and Google's boards of directors violates antitrust laws, the reports.
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Premium-Inhalt. It was revealed last Friday that , the sequel to Bioware's highly successful , will have a spin-off game entitled Mass Effect: Jacob's Story that will be exclusive to the iPhone. Details reveal that the game will work as a back story for Mass Effect 2's main protagonist: Jacob.
Premium-Inhalt. News that the Research In Motion in Q1 surprised many observers, but for those who follow the smartphone market closely, it makes a certain kind of sense. Push-button BlackBerry models like the Curve play well against the iPhone's most notable weakness: text entry. Among other things, this demonstrates why RIM would be wise to skip the consumer smartphone business and stick to what it does best--business handsets. And, in my opinion, that requires keypads, not touchscreens.
Premium-Inhalt. As more workers spend a greater part of their days on social networks like Facebook and Twitter, hackers have turned their energies toward spreading their malware across those services, harming workstations and company networks.
Premium-Inhalt. Development on R2 proceeds apace. And in addition to and other features I've already written about, with Tuesday's announcement of the newest Windows Server 2008 there are numerous other important improvements in administrative usability in .
Premium-Inhalt. Reflecting on six years of working on the popular Ruby on Rails Web development framework, Rails creator David Heinemeier Hansson stressed Tuesday that the platform has held to its fundamental principals while accommodating changes.
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Premium-Inhalt. In an announcement made earlier Tuesday, revealed that they will be releasing a complete package of , surprisingly entitled, Sid Meier's Civilization IV: The Complete Edition
Premium-Inhalt. Paramount Digital Entertainment announced on Tuesday the release of for the iPhone and iPod touch. Based on the classic movie, Top Gun for iPhone and iPod touch costs US$2 (a special introductory price -- it will go up to $4).