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Premium-Inhalt. Data-warehousing appliance startup Dataupia is putting its assets up for sale, according to a former employee.
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.
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:
Premium-Inhalt. , a free prototype of a new Mozilla service, can synchronize your bookmarks, passwords and other data across multiple Firefox installs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Premium-Inhalt. A notorious patent case about a technology that allows people to search multimedia content may finally be coming to a close.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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).
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.