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  • Telekom bringt Online-Banking für das iPhone

    T-Banking

    Das von der Fun Communications GmbH in Kooperation mit der M-Way Solutions GmbH entwickelte T-Banking für das iPhone ist ab sofort für alle Kunden der Deutschen Telekom kostenlos im App Store verfügbar.  …mehr

  • Hightech lässt Blinde Auto fahren

    Interface-System erfolgreich getestet

    Mit Hilfe von einem Laser-Entfernungsmesser als "Augen" des Fahrzeugs, Sprach-Feedback und anderen Komponenten könnten Blinde wieder mobiler werden. …mehr

  • Erste Details zum neuen Blackberry OS 5.0

    Mehr Sicherheit und Tabbed Browsing

    Es gibt erste Details zum neuen Betriebssystem Blackberry OS 5.0 von Research In Motion (RIM). Das Unternehmen hat die Sicherheit verbessert und die Navigation im Browser vereinfacht. …mehr

  • Streit um Gebrauchtsoftware geht in die nächste Runde

    Softwarehersteller vs. Lizenzhändler

    Nach dem Urteil gegen Usedsoft feiert Microsoft einen Etappensieg gegen den ungeliebten Secondhand-Handel. Der Gebrauchthändler wiegelt ab: Der Spruch gelte nicht für Microsoft-Produkte. …mehr

  • Welche Gesetze sind am wirksamsten?

    Corporate Governance

    Gesetze tragen einer Studie zufolge stärker zur Unternehmensführung bei als freiwillige Maßnahmen.  …mehr

  • Microsoft und Yahoo! kurz vor Einigung

    Suche und Werbung

    Die IT-Konzerne Microsoft und Yahoo! stehen laut einem Bericht non doch kurz davor, eine Partnerschaft bei Suche und Werbung im Internet zu schließen. …mehr

  • Palm gibt Mojo SDK für Palm Pre und WebOS frei

    Hello World

    Palm hat die geschlossene Beta seines Entwicklungspaketes MojoSDK für das WebOS-Betriebssystem des Palm Pre beendet und das Tool für alle veröffentlicht. …mehr

  • Lernen neben dem Beruf

    Alternative Fernstudium

    Trotz Wirtschaftskrise sind Fachkräfte für die IT gesucht - auch Quereinsteiger haben Chancen. Qualifikationen lassen sich per Fernstudium flexibel erwerben. …mehr

  • Applikations-Publishing am Symbian-Horizont

    Zertifizierung statt App Store

    Die Symbian Foundation hat ihr Konzept vorgestellt, wie die Vermarktung von Smartphone-Applikationen für das 2010 kommende, offene Symbian aussehen wird. …mehr

  • Prince2 - Was bringt die neue Version?

    Projekt-Management

    Im Juni dieses Jahres wurde Prince2 2009 veröffentlicht. Die neue Version des Projekt-Management-Standards berücksichtigt das Feedback der Anwender. …mehr

  • Silberstreif am Horizont trotz Absatzeinbruch

    Globaler PC-Markt

    Obwohl die Rechnerverkäufe auch im zweiten Quartal des Jahres zum Teil deutlich nachgelassen haben, sehen Marktbeobachter erste Anzeichen einer Erholung im weltweiten PC- und Notebook-Geschäft. …mehr

  • Cisco entlässt hunderte Mitarbeiter

    Kostenkontrolle

    Der weltgrößte Netzausrüster Cisco Systems hat einem Medienbericht zufolge mehrere Hundert Mitarbeiter gekündigt. …mehr

  • Was CIOs wirklich denken (könnten)

    Offizielle Aussagen und private Gedanken differieren oft

    Ein Stück weit sind CIOs auch Diplomaten. Deshalb hören sich ihre Statements mitunter recht staatstragend an. Aber wahrscheinlich denken sie manchmal etwas ganz anderes. …mehr

  • IBM verdient trotz Krise blendend

    Jahresprognose erhöht

    Der IT-Konzern IBM hat der Wirtschaftskrise im zweiten Quartal mit einem unerwartet kräftigen Gewinnplus getrotzt. …mehr

  • Helpdesk spricht mit ERP

    Neu auf 10projects

    Finanz Informatik verbindet Remedy ARS von BMC und SAP R/3 mit Hilfe einer Integrationsplattform. …mehr

  • Google trotz Umsatzbremse mit hohem Gewinn

    Anleger unzufrieden

    Der erfolgsverwöhnte Internetkonzern Google hat mit einem ungewohnt schwachen Umsatzplus die Wirtschaftskrise deutlich zu spüren bekommen. …mehr

  • Sun-Aktionäre segnen Übernahme durch Oracle ab

    Außerordentliche Hauptversammlung

    Der Weg für die Übernahme des Server-Spezialisten Sun Microsystems durch Oracle ist fast frei. …mehr

  • Online mit dem Chip der EC-Karte bezahlen

    Revival für Geldkarte

    Der Wunsch nach einem verlässlichen und sicheren Micropayment-System für das Internet könnte endlich Realität werden. Die Geldkarte wurde jetzt zum Online-Shoppen freigegeben. …mehr

  • Die besten Nettops im Vergleich

    Mini-PCs im Test

    Kleine Rechner kommen groß raus. Schicke und leistungsstarke Nettops werden für Büro und Wohnzimmer immer interessanter. Die CW-Schwesterpublikation PC-Welt hat zehn Bonsai-PCs unter die Lupe genommen. …mehr

  • Microsoft: Azure enterprise licenses will be simple

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has not made clear how it will incorporate Windows Azure pricing into the long-term contracts it signs with its enterprise customers, but a company executive said this week Microsoft intends to make it as simple as possible for them to take advantage of the new cloud-computing service.

  • E-crime efforts to be improved in Home Office strategy

    Premium-Inhalt. , published by the Home Office, has promised to beef up law enforcement's e-crime strategy in an effort to curb the threat.

  • The NSA wiretapping story that nobody wanted

    Premium-Inhalt. They sometimes call national security the third rail of politics. Touch it and, politically, you're dead.

  • Twittergate Is Lame

    Premium-Inhalt. Citizens of the blogosphere: we've been had. The revelations from the dubiously named have been about as exciting as watching wet paint dry, and has served only to hype the TechCrunch and Twitter brands. When Michael Arrington first announced there were "" sitting in TechCrunch's inbox, the TC co-founder wrote, "a few of the documents have so much news value that we think it's appropriate to publish them."

  • Verizon's Exclusivity Compromise: Unimpressive Gesture

    Premium-Inhalt. All hail , the champion of change -- right? After all, the cellular company has caved into government pressure and agreed to to sell popular mobile handsets. That's a major step. At least, it might seem that way until you read beyond the headline.

  • Windows Home Server gets Windows 7 support

    Premium-Inhalt. The coming Power Pack 3 for the Windows Home Server operating system will let users backup and restore Windows 7 PCs, Microsoft Corp. said on Friday.

  • Xbox Live update: full game downloads, rating system, more

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has released a full list detailing the specific updates that are coming soon to Xbox Live on . Among the twenty-five plus improvements and brand-new features are the ability to watch movies online with up to seven of your friends, the ability to rate video games using an Amazon.com-like 5 star rating system, and the ability to download full . There's still no exact date when the new Xbox Live update is coming. Here's the complete list of things you'll get with the next Xbox Live update.

  • Bayonetta delayed, bumped to 2010 in North America

    Premium-Inhalt. Sega's latest press release brings bad news for the upcoming super-sexy action title , which has been delayed until January 2010. Originally scheduled as part of Sega's 2009 lineup, Bayonetta has now been slated for an "optimum release time" next year. However, if you happen to live in Japan (or prefer your games imported), Bayonetta will still be out across the Pacific this October.

  • Glyder for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. by takes you on a mystical journey in which you fly through enchanted islands beautifully rendered in 3-D. You play the part of Eryn who has found herself trapped in a dimensional rift, trying to find a way back home. Your mode of transportation: an apparatus resembling wings that allows you to peacefully glide around stunning landscapes.

  • Twitter app makers start pushing notifications

    Premium-Inhalt. The release of iPhone 3.0 at last brought support for push notifications, the technology Apple announced back at WWDC 2008, only to quietly stop talking about it as . Fortunately, as part of the new iPhone OS. But with push notifications now in the wild, it's up to developers to take advantage of them.

  • Chrome OS May Fail Even as It Changes Computing Forever

    Premium-Inhalt. Google says it is working that boots in seconds, is impervious to viruses, and is designed to run Web-based applications really well. What's not to like? Plenty--if you're the number one software maker, Microsoft. Expect a showdown. Google faces an uphill battle rolling out its operating system, Chrome OS. The irony is, Google may not care if Chrome OS succeeds or fails. Here's why.

  • AMD chases new form factors with low-power chips

    Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices is getting ready to put Neo chips in low-power desktop products, upping the ante in its battle with rival Intel, which offers processors for similar devices.

  • Another high-profile hack, DDOS probe goes global

    Premium-Inhalt. A high-profile hack of a Twitter employee's e-mail and Google Apps accounts tops our news this week, in part because the whole saga offers a reminder about the need for strong passwords and exercising caution about what personal information is posted at social-networking sites, especially if, say, that information gives clues to your passwords. Elsewhere in security news, or perhaps we should say just about everywhere in security news, the search spread worldwide for the source of the massive denial-of-service attacks earlier this month.

  • Beyond X PRIZE: Commercial lunar space market worth $1.5B in next 10 years?

    Premium-Inhalt. Optimism certainly abounds in some corners of the manned space community. Today the aerospace consultancy said that as much as $1.5 billion may be up for grabs for in the .

  • Know Your Software to Make the Most of Your Time

    Premium-Inhalt. Almost all applications hold secrets, from simple tools that sleekly cram hidden abilities, to giant, bloatware suites that shovel in a new pile of features every year. How can you keep up with your software? Online, video-training resource, , hosts hundreds of lessons on hundreds of programs. The nominal amount you'll spend there could pay you back in improved productivity, as your workers become proficient at all of their applications.

  • Up close with the Nikon D5000

    Premium-Inhalt. The battle in the digital single lens reflex (SLR) camera market continues, leaving consumers with more and more choices. Nikon's latest entry is the D5000.

  • Firemint Real Racing intros iPhone OS 3.0 feature

    Premium-Inhalt. Firemint on Friday announced an update to their game for the iPhone and iPod touch, adding three key features.

  • Freebie LinCity-NG Builds on Classic City Sims

    Premium-Inhalt. When I first downloaded (free), I figured it was a simple clone of an older version of SimCity, primarily aimed at the *nix market. As it turns out, it's more like a first cousin once removed, but that's not entirely a bad thing.

  • Video Player's DVD-Copying Feature May Run Afoul of MPAA

    Premium-Inhalt. The latest release of the VLC media player is a huge hit, racking up nearly 8.6 million downloads since the 1.0 release last week, according to the makers of the . But some observers - including movie studio lawyers - may feel the new software is just a little too good. In researching a , I was surprised to learn that it easily allowed me to copy encrypted DVDs directly onto my hard drive. That's something that has landed firms such as RealNetworks in court.

  • PC World Podcast: Office 2010, True Smartphone Cost, More

    Premium-Inhalt. This week on the PC World Podcast, editors Tim Moynihan, Darren Gladstone, Ed Albro, and Mark Sullivan discuss the new features in and ponder . Will the new, give Google Docs a run for the money? Can the make spreadsheets even more exciting? And what about the universally-loved Ribbon? .

  • Experts: Oracle database option price hikes no accident

    Premium-Inhalt. Oracle's decision to hike the price of some add-ons for its flagship database by about 40 percent was far from a random act, since the modules are crucial to getting the database to perform at the highest level, a pair of experts said Friday.

  • Mozilla sets up program to pay for browser enhancements

    Premium-Inhalt. Developers building functional Add-ons for the Firefox browser can request financial contributions from users through an effort launched this week by Mozilla.

  • Opinion: 5 legal questions to ask before entering the cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. As a lawyer, the thing that concerns me about the use of is that it often involves the transfer of electronic data from internal IT infrastructure to systems managed by third-party vendors. This change in custody, and potentially control, can create compliance issues. While not intended to be exhaustive, the following five questions are a good start to the analysis, from a legal perspective, that should occur during the planning of a cloud-based project.

  • Prototype, Nintendo, EA lead June 2009 NPD numbers

    Premium-Inhalt. A weak US economy and historically slow summer sales conspired to push North American hardware sales down. Down but not out: Nintendo led the way with robust DS and Wii hardware sales, while the Xbox 360 stayed resilient.

  • Microsoft vs. Apple: The battle rages on

    Premium-Inhalt. Some fights are just classics. Ali vs. Frazier. The Jedi Knights vs. The Empire. Godzilla vs. Rodan. And, of course, Microsoft vs. Apple.

  • Apple 'Tablet' Coming in October — Maybe

    Premium-Inhalt. In many ways, the Apple tablet is the rumor that just won't die. For years now, rumors about its impending release have made the rounds on the web, but earlier this week came a substantial report that not only gave the elusive tablet a price, but also a release date.

  • Apacer AE700 Embedded Card Reader for Desktops

    Premium-Inhalt. Apacer is a company that's rather well known for its memory modules and USB drives. Building on these strengths, they've launched a new USB2.0 embedded card reader. The AE700/701 is intended to be used in a desktop PC. The two variants differ only in their length, with the AE700 being shorter, and therefore intended for smaller PC chassis', while the AE701 will fit neatly in a standard mid-tower chassis. Similar to an internal DVD drive, the reader can be attached to practically any cabinet, and the six slots and one USB port will support practically all memory card formats. It comes in black and silver, so you can match it to your case.

  • Providers running IP networks harder than ever, Ovum says

    Premium-Inhalt. Network service providers are running IP networks 'hotter' as Internet traffic reach an all-time high and infrastructure upgrades get postponed due to the recession, global analyst firm Ovum said in a comment on Friday.

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