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Premium-Inhalt. A California man has pleaded guilty to opening tens of thousands of bogus online brokerage accounts and then pocketing tiny test deposits made by companies like E-Trade Financial and Charles Schwab.
Premium-Inhalt. Amazon's S3 cloud storage service has a new option, called AWS Import/Export, for quickly uploading large amounts of information to its data centers. It uses a well-developed, multimodal content delivery network that can transmit terabytes of data faster than a T-3 leased line.
Premium-Inhalt. Here's a first: Microsoft will be giving a keynote address at the JavaOne conference in San Francisco next month.
Premium-Inhalt. The University of Michigan has become the first library to amend its book scanning deal with Google, following a proposed settlement that Google reached last year with authors and publishers that sued it.
Premium-Inhalt. Huawei Technologies became the third-biggest seller of mobile infrastructure in the world in the first quarter, further expanding its worldwide role on the strength of sales both inside and outside its native China.
Premium-Inhalt. On the night of April 27, 2009, hours after he had resigned from his job as an auditor at the California Water Services Company, Abdirahman Ismail Abdi used his still active electronic key card to get into the secured facilities where he used to work.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has stopped offering its Windows Live Messenger service to users in five countries that are subject to U.S. sanctions, the company confirmed Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. The mystery surrounding why fraudsters shelled out big bucks for old Nokia phones was solved this week. The answer, of course, involves illegal activities. Another puzzle possibly close to being solved involves Microsoft's new search engine, which supposedly debuts next week. In security news, Adobe Systems took a patch practice from Microsoft and Conficker isn't dead yet.
Premium-Inhalt. Over the past few weeks, I've covered a few ways to lighten your laptop bag and reduce bag clutter. One suggestion was to in lieu of full-sized versions. Another was to make your for iPhones, iPods, and other gadgets. Those articles turned out to be quite popular; while may not be able to do without particular heavy gear, most people can lighten the load of gadgets they carry when traveling.
Premium-Inhalt. With Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), Apple added a helpful new troubleshooting feature to the "unexpectedly quit" dialog. Because the addition only pops up occasionally, I had never had any personal experience with it until last week. However, its appearance on my Mac turned out to be the key to a quick resolution of the problem.
Premium-Inhalt. A federal judge is now considering whether to permit sales of RealDVD, after testimony on a pretrial injunction ended Thursday. That injunction has prevented RealNetworks from selling its DVD software since late September.
Premium-Inhalt. Adam Blum, CEO of startup Rhomobile, says 90% of the programs being written with his company's open source mobile application framework are by ISVs and the other 10% by enterprises, but over time he'd like to see those percentages reversed.
Premium-Inhalt. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) does not yet see mobile number portability as a requirement in the country's mobile telephone market.
Premium-Inhalt. Nokia is blaming unscrupulous businesspeople who evade Value Added Tax for the rise in counterfeit handsets in East Africa.
Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever wanted to create a "video wall" on your Mac--that is, fill your screen with a bunch of different video clips, all playing at the same time? I can't say that this is something I've ever needed to do myself, but it does make for an excellent demo. While I've seen commercial rigs that do this with a mix of separate monitors and associated hardware and software, I've not seen anything like today's tip, which uses QuickTime Player to create a do-it-yourself video wall on your monitor.
Premium-Inhalt. Mobile phone companies in Kenya will have to intensify calls for the scrapping of tax on airtime after the finance minister shrugged off requests to lower the 26 percent duty.
Premium-Inhalt. We're a little over two weeks away from this year's , and the rumor mill is starting to go into overdrive. Forget Snow Leopard or iPhone OS 3.0, the chattering classes are all in a tizzy over the possibility of new iPhones, that and some have even dredged up the --doesn't that make you feel all sentimental inside?
Premium-Inhalt. Remember yesterday's good news that the would be automatically deducted at Best Buy and Radio Shack stores? Well, now it's time for the bad news, because Best Buy is rumored to have only 4,250 units in stock for the , according to .
Premium-Inhalt. Google introduced a refreshed look logo line for its services and a new Labs feature in Gmail that allows users to preview their inbox messages while the webmail service is loading.
Premium-Inhalt. As a serious addict, I am always on the lookout for a new iPhone app to organize and sort through my substantial bookmarks from the bookmarking service. Unfortunately, from is not that application.
Premium-Inhalt. What appears to be a deliberate plan to create an opening day smartphones may backfire and, in any case, makes it look like Palm and Sprint have money or production problems.
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Premium-Inhalt. Remember those days you spent at the arcades, after school, dropping coins inside machines, trying to defeat Bison? If we're lucky, we might get to do it again (minus the quarters, thankfully).
Premium-Inhalt. The Interop Las Vegas 2009 show gave me a chance to break out some of the travel-related devices that have been around the office for a while. In the course of doing audio interviews and , I took advantage of several gadgets to make my life a bit easier.
Premium-Inhalt. This just in: Apple has sold one million iPhones.... Despite being one of the first countries outside of the U.S. to offer Apple's handset, it's taken eighteen months for wireless provider Orange to hit the same milestone that .
Premium-Inhalt. It would not be the end of a slow news week without more rumors concerning an Apple product with a large touchscreen. Some call it a netbook, others say a so-called "" is probably on the way, and now comes word of a "tablet" Mac, . What gives?
Premium-Inhalt. Mobile searchers have another resource at their fingertips, this time in the form of Yahoo's updated , which now includes voice-recognition search capabilities. Yahoo's oneSearch functions much like the : users press a button and verbalize what they're looking for -- and hope it understands .
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has come under fire this week for working conditions at one of its Asian component suppliers. This time, attention has fallen on Taiwanese company Wintek, which makes TFT panels for LCD displays; the company has also recently been rumored to be involved in the construction of an Apple tablet device.
Premium-Inhalt. Africa's largest mobile phone service provider, Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN), is investing over US$700 million in a new submarine cable system. The European Indian Gateway will connect Africa, Europe and Asia and boost the region's communication ability.
Premium-Inhalt. The idea of Google looking into buying a and then backing off would be funny, if it weren't a case of the killer returning to the scene of the crime. And trying to marry one of the survivors.
Premium-Inhalt. Under the Regional Communication Infrastructure Program aimed at improving telecommunications and increasing the deployment of e-governance services in Africa, the World Bank has released US$24 million to Rwanda.
Premium-Inhalt. A Chinese rival of Wikipedia that also lets users join groups and chat as they might on Facebook has drawn on those social elements to pull ahead of its competition.
Premium-Inhalt. The is one of the latest high-end Bluetooth headsets to hit the market.