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Premium-Inhalt. Though Hideo Kojima has been busy all week, bouncing from press conference to press conference and announcing all new Metal Gear Solid games, he saved several of those announcements for his company's own briefing this afternoon. We'd heard about and ; what else did he have in store?
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft today said it had fixed a bug in Bing that had infuriated Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) users when they discovered that the company's new search engine had hijacked their browsers.
Premium-Inhalt. BOSTON -- Cisco Systems Inc. is proud to be joining the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday, but Cisco CEO John Chambers said that did not come without mixed feelings given the company was replacing General Motors.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're a text message junkie, you might find the Cameo (US$99, plus a $10 monthly fee for a data connection, as of 5/7/09) appealing. Although its leather frame has a touch of the bargain basement about it, the screen itself is quite good, and the design is extremely simple. The Cameo's 7-inch screen has a 720-by-480-pixel resolution and good-looking, natural color.
Premium-Inhalt. The 15-inch PanDigital PAN1502W02 (US$252 as of 5/7/2009) offers features similar to those of its smaller, 10.4-inch sibling, the . This frame, too, sports a 1024-by-768 pixel resolution and a 4:3 aspect ratio. It supports the same media (CompactFlash, MicroDrive, MemoryStick, MMC, SD, and xD, plus USB drives) and has 512MB of internal memory. The package for the 15-inch model likewise includes a second frame, so you can swap between espresso and black. A mat and a glass front help give the illusion of an old-fashioned picture frame.
Premium-Inhalt. GiiNii's GN-711W picture frame (US$60 as of 5/7/09) is a bit of a curiosity because of its wedge shape. Its design is very minimalist, with card slots and four unlabeled buttons on the right side of the frame. I found myself constantly consulting the inadequate manual.
Premium-Inhalt. Changing consumer behaviors brought about by the ongoing global economic downturn is stimulating a renewed focus on smartphones, which analysts say would rule the declining handset market.
Premium-Inhalt. "When you've reached rock bottom, there's no way but up." That is how the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Inc. (SEIPI) visualizes the current situation of the electronics industry, after taking the biggest hit from the global economic downturn of 2008.
Premium-Inhalt. While hopeful for the global economy to eventually pick up, the future economic growth is no longer dependent on how developed economies will perform, but on the vitality of emerging markets (EM), which are expected to contribute 50% of the world gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030.
Premium-Inhalt. More than half of the large Chinese organisations who responded to a 2009 Gartner survey have maintained their IT hardware budgets or even increased them despite the recession, said the analyst firm.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft’s OEM division corporate vice president Steve Guggenheimer said yesterday in Taiwan that Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will become generally available on 22 October 2009.
Premium-Inhalt. While the application and threat landscape has been evolving, firewalls have changed very little over the last 15 years, according to enterprise network firm Palo Alto Networks.
Premium-Inhalt. CA announced the acquisition of certain datacenter automation and policy-based optimization expertise and assets from Cassatt Corporation, a provider of cloud computing software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "This acquisition strengthens CA's ability to deliver on the promise of Lean IT for our customers," said Ajei Gopal, executive vice president of the Products and Technology Group at CA. "With the addition of Cassatt's engineering team and advanced data center automation assets, CA will accelerate its development of software that helps customers make more intelligent, business policy-based decisions."
Premium-Inhalt. CIOs and security executives in the coming months report they are to fill positions, despite the recession and unemployment statistics ().
Premium-Inhalt. Move over, ColorWare. There's a new custom-color-kid on the scene.
Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON -- The U.S. plans to make more than 100,000 data sources available by the end of next week on its , in what may be the real start of government's effort to share its vast database with the world.
Premium-Inhalt. As I said in my and , Visual Studio is the premier IDE for developing applications with the Microsoft .Net Framework and at least a contender for the best Windows-hosted C/C++ IDE. At the same time, despite my glowing endorsement, I quibbled about a few deficiencies in the product; in my later , I went on to complain that the XAML designer added to Visual Studio by the Silverlight toolkit only had a preview pane rather than a full-blown designer.
Premium-Inhalt. Research firm IDC Ltd. estimates that 487 billion gigabytes of digital information was created globally in 2008, and that Canada's contribution to this Digital Universe will be a 30 per cent year-over-year increase.
Premium-Inhalt. The services-oriented architecture moniker might be "sullied" by industry hype, high-profile failures and misdirection, but SOA is certainly not dead, said one analyst.
Premium-Inhalt. TIBCO announced alliances with HCL Technologies and VMware to facilitate adoption and help enterprise customers realize the benefits of cloud computing with TIBCO Silver, a platform for the rapid delivery of cloud applications inside the enterprise.
Premium-Inhalt. When last I visited (reviewed as then called Easeus Partition Manager Home 2.0.1) I said, "So what if there's a window-wide banner ad trying to sell you more of the company's products?" Free partitioning was well worth it. Well, if the program was worth it with the noise, it's invaluable without it, and version 3.5 seems clean as a whistle when it comes to advertisements.
Premium-Inhalt. The (EFF) has become the latest victim of Apple's iTunes App Store "objectionable" content policy, after a submitted app was rejected over a link to a YouTube parody video.
Premium-Inhalt. Two iPhone and iPod touch apps, already downloaded by 25,000 drinkers, aim to keep those enjoying a night out informed about the amount of alcohol units they have consumed.
Premium-Inhalt. Over the past few weeks, I've examined the role of private clouds in cloud computing. In posts and , I discussed the functional services that comprise a private cloud, both from the infrastructure as well as the application management perspective. , I discussed the case for private clouds -- why they are the most likely way mainstream IT organizations will implement cloud computing.
Premium-Inhalt. People in the U.S. viewed a record 16.8 billion videos online in April, a 16 percent increase over March, due in large part to a "surge" in usage at YouTube, according to comScore.
Premium-Inhalt. Customer support VPs may have to manage a range of customer-facing functions such as order-taking, shipment expediting, installation and field service appointments, as well as technical or warranty support. Each of these functions should have direct access to the CRM system, but the specific information needed (and transactions performed) are quite different across these CS roles.