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  • Abgespeckte Dektop-Software für Mac kommt im September

    Blackberry

    Anscheinend sind die Computer von Apple mittlerweile zu erfolgreich um weiterhin von Blackberry-Hersteller Research In Motion (RIM) ignoriert zu werden. Im September dieses Jahres plant das Unternehmen eine Version seines Management-Programms für Mac OS herausbringen. Dann müssen die Nutzer eines Blackberry und Apfel-Notebooks nicht länger auf halbgare Lösungen von Drittanbietern wie PocketMac ausweichen. Oder auf ein iPhone. …mehr

  • Neue Version verbindet den Hero mit Outlook

    HTC Sync

    Der taiwanische Hersteller HTC hat dem Android-Smartphone Hero ein Update verpasst. Damit kann es sich jetzt auch mit Microsoft Outlook und dessen abgespeckter Variante Outlook Express verbinden, um Kontakte und Kalendereinträge zu synchronisieren. Darüber hinaus ist es damit möglich, Android-Applikationen auf dem Handy zu installieren und es als Modem zu verwenden.  …mehr

  • Opera Mobile wird auf Android portiert

    Google bekommt Konkurrenz

    Opera arbeitet an einer Portierung seines Handybrowsers Opera Mobile auf Smartphone-Betriebssystem Android. Das sagte Unternehmenschef Jon von Tetzchner in einem Interview mit dem Technikmagazin PCMag. Wann die Variante für Android-Smartphones bereitstehen wird, verriet er aber noch nicht.  …mehr

  • Genpact zum Spitzenreiter gekürt

    Procurement-Outsourcing

    Externe Beschaffungsdienste sind in Krisenzeiten gefragt. Besonders gute Noten erhalten hier die indischen Provider.  …mehr

  • Lizenzen bewegen die Gemüter

    Softwarekosten

    Firmen halten Lizenzmodelle für intransparent. Auch mit Tools fällt es vielen schwer, den Überblick zu behalten. …mehr

  • iPhone-App Waze setzt auf "Social Navigation"

    Karten-Crowdsourcing

    Das israelische Start-up Waze hat eine Navigations-Applikation für Smartphones entwickelt, die nutzergeneriertes Kartenmaterial in Echtzeit bietet. …mehr

  • Schmuddelseiten entpuppen sich als Verlustposten

    Problem Monetarisierung

    Die Betreiber von Online-Pornoportalen verdienen offenbar weniger als bislang weitgehend angenommen. …mehr

  • Festplatte gegen Solid State Drive

    Speichertechniken im Vergleich

    Die Herrschaft der Festplatten neigt sich dem Ende zu. Solid State Drives (SSDs) schicken sich an, die herkömmliche Speichertechnik abzulösen. Die COMPUTERWOCHE-Schwesterpublikation PC-Welt hat beide Techniken miteinander verglichen. …mehr

  • Zahlungsmoral zieht im Juli weiter an

    "Krise noch nicht vorbei"

    Die Zahlungsmoral in Deutschland hat sich im Juli einer Studie des Informationsdienstleisters D&B zufolge erneut verbessert. …mehr

  • Papierarchiven droht Apokalypse

    Alternative Outsourcing

    Da viele Unternehmen, Behörden und auch öffentliche Institutionen wie Krankenhäuser oder Versicherungen trotz des digitalen Zeitalters nach wie vor auf Papierarchive setzen und diese bereits heute schon aus allen Nähten platzen, drohen neben Platzerweiterungen hohe Kosten. …mehr

  • Neues "Compact"-Heft zum Thema Server

    TecChannel empfiehlt

    Auf 164 Seiten finden Experten für Server, Data Center und Virtualisierung jede Menge Nützliches für ihren Arbeitsalltag. …mehr

  • Hitachi startet schnelle 2-Terabyte-Festplatte

    Deskstar 7K2000

    Der Speichermedienhersteller Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (GST) hat mit der Auslieferung der weltweit ersten Festplatte mit 2 Terabyte Kapazität und 7200 U/min begonnen. …mehr

  • Daimler lagert Netz an Computacenter aus

    Managed Services

    Der Autohersteller erhofft sich von dem Vertrag mit Computacenter einen stabilen und sicheren Betrieb sowie geringere Kosten. …mehr

  • Der deutsche Markt bleibt zersplittert

    ERP-Software

    Nach wie vor dominiert SAP das Geschäft mit ERP-Software in Deutschland. Eine richtige Nummer zwei gibt es noch immer nicht, wie eine ERP-Übersicht der Experton Group zeigt. …mehr

  • Bing ist von windigen Apotheken-Anzeigen übersät

    Häufig unseriös

    Die Microsoft-Suchmaschine Bing ist mit Inseraten von illegal arbeitenden Apotheken übersät. …mehr

  • Rupert Murdoch will Ende der Gratiskultur im Netz

    Qualitätsinhalte nur noch gegen Bezahlung?

    Das ist (noch) die wunderbare Gratis-Welt: Ob Eilmeldungen, Berichte aus der Ferne, Klatsch oder Kinokritiken - jedem Internet-Nutzer stehen online mit nur ein paar Klicks Millionen Nachrichten zur Verfügung. …mehr

  • Telecom Italia und Tochter Hansenet unter Druck

    Arbeitsplätze in Gefahr

    Telecom Italia verliert in seinen wichtigen Märkten Italien und Deutschland Kunden. …mehr

  • SSD-Festplatte OCZ Vertex Turbo im Test

    SSD mit Turbo-Cache

    Bei der SSD Vertex Turbo verbaut OCZ handverlesene Speicher-Chips. Unser Test prüft, ob das der SSD Beine macht und den höheren Kaufpreis rechtfertigt.  …mehr

  • So schauen Sie am billigsten Fußball

    Bundesliga im TV

    Die Sommerferien sind fast vorbei und damit ist wieder Bundesliga-Zeit. Nur wie schaut der Fan den Kickern am günstigsten zu? …mehr

  • Die zehn besten 24-Zoll-TFTs

    Flachbildschirme im Test

    Unsere Schwesterpublikation PC-Welt hat die besten Flachbildschirme der 24-Zoll-Klasse gekürt. Lesen Sie, welche TFTs es aufs Treppchen geschafft haben. …mehr

  • Outsourcer: A 'global citizen' will emerge

    Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON -- There's a lot of worry in India about whether the U.S. Congress will restrict H-1B visas -- but not so much for Phaneesh Murthy, president and CEO of IT services firm iGate Corp.

  • Adobe Reader's security woes a boon for up-and-coming rival Foxit

    Premium-Inhalt. Foxit Reader, a free PDF-reading knockoff of Adobe Systems Inc.'s free Adobe Reader, has won what its maker estimates is 70 million users worldwide because of its

  • Fibre to premises gives new housing estate 100Mbps

    Premium-Inhalt. University Hill in Victoria is a new 400 house residential, commercial and retail precinct which is believed to be the first of its type in Australia to have 100Mbps fibre to the premises (FTTP) connectivity available to each building.

  • Mac News Briefs: New battery charger for unibody laptops

    Premium-Inhalt. NewerTech has announced the $150 , a device designed to charge and condition the batteries used by 13-inch and 15-inch "unibody" MacBooks and MacBook Pros.

  • Hardware Firewalls Bring Security to Small Businesses

    Premium-Inhalt. Think your business is too small for a appliance? The truth may surprise you. For less than $500, a simple unified gateway device can protect even tiny offices from the very real threats posed by malware and hackers.

  • Encyclopedia Britannica loses patent ruling

    Premium-Inhalt. A notorious patent case about a technology that allows people to search multimedia content may finally be coming to a close.

  • InfoWorld releases new Windows 7, iPhone 'deep dive' reports

    Premium-Inhalt. Infoworld today released two special PDF reports in its "Deep Dive" series: one on and one one enterprise . InfoWorld, a Web-based publication devoted to emerging technology and hands-on business tech expertise, had previously released a "Deep Dive" report on and a .

  • Samsung Reclaim (Sprint) Cell Phone

    Premium-Inhalt. The compact Samsung Reclaim is an smartphone that successfully balances style, functionality, and usability. Priced at $130 (as of August 7, 2009, with a two-year Sprint contract), the Reclaim is a sharp-looking, affordable alternative to larger units for consumers and professionals alike.

  • Windows 7: The Good, The Bad, and The Unknown

    Premium-Inhalt. For most people who are considering moving to Windows 7, October 22 is D-Day. On that date Microsoft's newest operating system lands on store shelves, both as a shrinkwrapped upgrade and preinstalled on new PCs. For some folks, though, D-Day has already arrived. Microsoft has to large companies that buy Windows via volume licenses, as well as to IT pros who belong to its Technet service. The Windows Vista era is officially drawing to a close--although you could argue that it never really quite started--and the Windows 7 one is under way.

  • Mozilla Weave Sync Brings Firefox Installations Together

    Premium-Inhalt. , a free prototype of a new Mozilla service, can synchronize your bookmarks, passwords and other data across multiple Firefox installs.

  • App developers stung by Twitter's DOS woes

    Premium-Inhalt. Developers who built applications for Twitter and generate money from them have been hard-hit by the micro-blogging service's many hours of downtime in the past day, as hackers pummel Twitter with an ongoing denial-of-service attack.

  • Wanna buy an iPhone app? Developer selling app code on eBay

    Premium-Inhalt. Ever wanted to have your very own iPhone app without having to go through the trouble of actually creating one? If you've got more than $386 lying around, you could be the proud owner of an already-created iPhone application without having to write a single line of code.

  • Social media takes a hit, Microsoft fears Linux

    Premium-Inhalt. While some parts of the world are enjoying summer, a season usually marked by a lack of major news, this week offered some interesting developments nevertheless. Twitter spent the back end of the week fighting off a DOS (denial of service) attack that also targeted fellow social-media site Facebook. Apple and Google realized that they are becoming competitors, leading Google's CEO to resign from Apple's board. And in security news, the Defcon hacker meeting produced stories that belong in a James Bond movie.

  • Buckets for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. , a $4 task-management app from , aims to help you take control of your task list. The app features some clever interface elements, but is saddled with far too many annoyances for daily use.

  • Square-Enix details Final Fantasy XIV classes

    Premium-Inhalt. For those who missed Final Fantasy XIV's at E3 this year (and its ), Square-Enix has released new details on the upcoming online game. The recently updated gives insight into the five different character classes, one of which shares a striking resemblance to a certain Lord of the Rings character (see above). Aside from the classes, three city-states found in the world are detailed, as well as an introduction into the overall and story (fans can read up on the main site for finer details). The site still has a general 2010 release date for the game, but we may get a closer look as the website continues to be updated.

  • Best Buy store price matches GameStop's used games

    Premium-Inhalt. is passing along word that a Best Buy store in Utah is attempting to take a bite out of GameStop's used sales by offering an interesting discount. This particular location will sell any of their new games for the same price that GameStop (and competing retail franchise GameCrazy) peddle their wares for.

  • Samsung Reclaim: Nice Idea, But Who Recycles Phones?

    Premium-Inhalt. 's launch of the new , an environmentally friendly that's 80-percent recyclable, is getting plenty of media buzz. And while the Reclaim is a step in the right direction, there's a less impressive statistic you should know about: Just 1 out of 10 mobile phones is recycled.

  • Digg Voting Platform Lets Users Vote on Ads

    Premium-Inhalt. this week. Digg has established itself as a provider of community consensus for content. With this new system, users can vote for or against Web ad content. The more votes an ad gets, the less the advertiser will have to pay for placing that ad. Conversely, ads that are voted down will be more expensive and eventually price themselves out of the market.

  • Podcast: Twitter Attack, iPhone App Rejections, New Cameras

    Premium-Inhalt. This week on the PC World Podcast, join editors Robert Strohmeyer, Tim Moynihan, Mark Sullivan, and Nick Mediati for a discussion of the hottest recent tech stories.

  • Twitter Attack Was Another Political DDoS

    Premium-Inhalt. The distributed denial-of-service attack that hampered access to social networking and blogging sites all went after one pro-Georgia blogger, according to security company reports.

  • Slice Online Order-Fulfillment Hassles and Spending

    Premium-Inhalt. Physical stores only need to hand customers a product in one place, but online companies have to send goods to buyers, creating a new hassle. slays this problem by managing your physical products and fulfilling orders.

  • The iPhone's SMS vulnerability: What we learned

    Premium-Inhalt. The last week of July and first week of August is always an interesting time in the security world. That's when the annual and take place, initiating a flurry of software patches and news stories, as the world's leading security researchers release their latest findings. (DefCon is the world's biggest hacker conference, and is always preceded by the closely-tied Black Hat, which focuses on enterprise security professionals).

  • Microsoft to charge Office Live customers domain-renewal fee

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft customers who signed up to its Office Live Small Business service before February of last year will soon have to pay to renew Web domains they've acquired through the service.

  • Security researchers zero in on Twitter hackers

    Premium-Inhalt. Security experts are making progress in their efforts to identify the hackers responsible for the distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that that .

  • AMD set to release DirectX 11 graphics card

    Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices will soon launch a graphics card that supports Microsoft's DirectX 11, which aims to make graphics in Windows 7 seem smoother and more realistic.

  • Get a room with Mobiata's HotelPal

    Premium-Inhalt. iPhone app developer Ben Kazez has already taken on the friendly skies with his and flight status updaters. His latest app wants to ensure that you've got a place to stay once you've arrived at your destination.

  • PayPal Adds Fees, Sneakily

    Premium-Inhalt. When it comes my personal finances, I like to stay informed, so imagine my dismay when PayPal quietly tacked on fees for a service I'd previously enjoyed for free.

  • Clearwire: 'You WILL be Assimilated'

    Premium-Inhalt. I have a new alarm clock, and it's Clearwire.

  • Digsby Brings All Your IM Networks Together

    Premium-Inhalt. Are you forced to use different instant messaging clients for your different contacts? One department uses AOL Instant Messenger, a few friends use Yahoo Messenger, and so on...until your screen is full of IM windows. If this is driving you around the bend , you'll appreciate (free), a universal instant messenger that lets you communicate with people using many different instant messaging programs, including , , , , , Jabber, and Facebook Chat.

  • New gov't cyber guidelines lacking, group says

    Premium-Inhalt. A new set of cybersecurity guidelines, released by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), falls short of the protection needed for government systems, a cybersecurity analysis and advocacy group said.

  • Twitter still struggling to recover from DOS attack

    Premium-Inhalt. The DOS (denial-of-service) attack that crippled Twitter on Thursday is still affecting the micro-blogging service on Friday, the company said in a blog post.

  • Dataupia putting assets up for sale

    Premium-Inhalt. Data-warehousing appliance startup Dataupia is putting its assets up for sale, according to a former employee.

  • Twitter harpooned, Internet survives (just barely)

    Premium-Inhalt. Maybe you didn't notice, but yesterday was International Anti-Tweet Day. Twitter, the microblog most people either love or hate, for a few hours yesterday morning, and then popped in and out for most of the afternoon.

  • SNARE, Gazelle, Vanish, Nemesis and Nozzle: sounds like quite the wild security conference

    Premium-Inhalt. I'm a sucker for research projects with catchy names and a slew of them will be discussed at next week's in Montreal. Here's a sampler:

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