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  • Vorsicht Kostenfalle

    Energie im Rechenzentrum

    Steigende Strompreise und immer mehr und leistungsfähigere Hardware lassen die Energiekosten von Rechenzentren(RZ) förmlich explodieren. Der leicht lesbare Ratgeber über Energieeffizienz in der IT zeigt die Wege aus der Kostenfalle. …mehr

  • Kleines Touchscreen-Handy für 200 Euro

    Samsung Corby

    Samsung bringt Ende August das Corby in den Handel, ein kleines Touchscreen-Handy, bei dem vor allem der Preis interessant ist. Das Samsung Corby kostet ohne Vertrag nur rund 200 Euro.  …mehr

  • Epeat-Zertifizierung setzt sich weltweit durch

    Standards für Green IT

    Die Umwelt-Zertifizierung des Green Electronics Council ist wichtig für Unternehmen und Privatkunden. …mehr

  • Marc Andreessen finanziert Browser-Neuling

    RockMelt

    Marc Andreessen, Entwickler des in der zweiten Hälfte der 1990er populären Browsers Netscape, hat sich finanziell hinter das Start-up RockMelt gestellt. …mehr

  • Microsoft-Word-Urteil schlägt ODF-Wellen

    Strittiges Softwarepatent

    Der texanische Richterspruch, der den Verkauf von Microsoft Word in den USA untersagen könnte, hat möglicherweise größere Auswirkungen auf Office-Software allgemein. …mehr

  • Nur die Besten werden hofiert

    Talent-Management

    IT-Unternehmen beginnen ihre Spezialistensuche und -förderung auf die Zeit nach der Krise auszurichten mit der Konsequenz, dass die weniger Qualifizierten es immer schwerer haben. …mehr

  • Cyber-Krieg um Afghanistan

    Vor Wahlen am 20. August

    Die Aufständischen können den Kampfhubschrauber nicht sehen, es ist mitten in der Nacht. Die Piloten glauben, dass die Männer auf einer Straße in der südafghanischen Provinz Sabul eine Sprengfalle legen. …mehr

  • Videorecorder für das Netz

    D-Link

    Mit dem DNS-726-4 und dem DNS-722-4 hat D-Link erstmals zwei Videorecorde für das Netz im Programm, um Bilder und Videos von Überwachungskameras aufzuzeichnen.  …mehr

  • HTC meldet Stylus für kapazitive Displays zum Patent an

    Fingerstift

    HTC hat ein Patent für einen kapazitiven Stylus beim US-amerikanischen Patentamt eingereicht. Kapazitive Displays ermöglichen eine sehr einfache Bedienung, allerdings nur mit den Fingern. Sie müssen nicht wie resistive Displays fest gedrückt werden, eine ganz leichte Berührung reicht bereits aus. Allerdings benötigt man einen elektrisch leitfähigen Gegenstand wie einen Finger. …mehr

  • Eclaire bringt Multitouch auf alle Android-Smartphones

    Android 2.0

    Bisher unterstützt das neu erschienene HTC Hero als einziges Smartphone mit Android-Betriebssystem Multitouch, also die Bedienung der Benutzeroberfläche mit mehreren Fingern. Das wird sich nach Ansicht von CNet bis Ende dieses Jahres ändern. Dann soll die Android-Version 2.0 herauskommen, die derzeit unter dem Projektnamen Eclaire entwickelt wird. Sie enthält neben der Unterstützung für größere Displays auch die Multitouch-Funktion. …mehr

  • Outlook kehrt zurück auf den Mac

    Microsoft MacBU

    Die Macintosh Business Unit (MacBU) von Microsoft hat gestern Neuerungen zum aktuellen Büropaket Office 2008 und zu dessen Nachfolger angekündigt. …mehr

  • Springer-Chef sieht das iPhone als neue Cash-Cow

    Mathias Döpfner

    Springer-Chef Mathias Döpfner will seine Internet-Inhalte auf Smartphones nur noch gegen Gebühr anbieten. …mehr

  • Polizeigewerkschaft fordert 2000 "Cyber-Cops"

    DPolG

    In der Debatte um stärkere Kontrollen im Internet hat die Deutsche Polizeigewerkschaft (DPolG) mehr Personal gefordert. …mehr

  • Apple berät Nachfolge im Verwaltungsrat

    "WSJ"

    Apple berät einem Zeitungsbericht zufolge am Dienstag nächster Woche über einen Nachfolger von Google-Chef Eric Schmidt in seinem Verwaltungsrat. …mehr

  • Knowhow-Träger gehen in Rente

    Software-Modernisierung

    Standard-Software ist leichter zu warten und hat meist eine geringere Fehlerquote. Zudem sind immer weniger Programmierer im Unternehmen unterwegs, die die Codes für die Eigenentwicklungen schreiben und betreuen können. Experton Group-Analyst Wolfgang Schwab rät Unternehmen daher massiv zu Standards. …mehr

  • SSD Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M im Test

    Flinke Flash-Festplatte

    Die Flash-Festplatte Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M erreicht Datenraten von bis zu 245 MB/s. Der Test klärt, ob die 120-GB-SSD auch ein gutes Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis bietet.  …mehr

  • Wird die NAS mit iSCSI zum SAN?

    Test Synology DS209+ II

    Die populären Netzspeicher vom Typ NAS mausern sich immer mehr zu kleinen, stromsparenden Server-Plattformen. Prozessoren mit Gigahertz-Tempo sorgen für genügend Rechen-Power, um Profi-Features wie iSCSI zu realisieren. …mehr

  • Podcast: iPhone Jailbreak, Palm Pre Hacks, Windows XP's fate

    Premium-Inhalt. This week on the podcast, PC World editors Steve Fox, Robert Strohmeyer, Tim Moynihan, and Darren Gladstone explore the world of handset hacks.

  • Tokenization vs. end-to-end encryption

    Premium-Inhalt. Over the last few months, the PCI Knowledge Base has been doing research on the impact of PCI compliance on fraud and fraud management for the Merchant Risk Council. One of the things we've learned is that, in general, the PCI-mandated controls are most effective at reducing internal fraud due to insider threat.

  • RockMelt 101: A Quick Guide to the Mysterious Browser

    Premium-Inhalt. Have you met ? Neither have most people, it seems -- but the Web is with word of the mysterious new browser. Thanks to a high-profile story , RockMelt's rapidly becoming the talk of the tech community.

  • Outsourcing legacy upgrades -- knees, hips, looks -- to India

    Premium-Inhalt. Rising medical cost has been helping to foster medical tourism for the same reason companies send code overseas: lower cost.

  • Obama's cookies may not go down so easy

    Premium-Inhalt. It's not some , but the Obama Administration is planning changes that could impact the privacy of everyone who visits US Government Web sites.

  • Outlook on Mac: And they lived happily ever after?

    Premium-Inhalt. As everyone in the Mac universe learned after Thursday's Microsoft MacBU conference call, , and everything will now be perfect for all users of Exchange on the Mac. Well, that last part is completely silly, but I've seen some reactions that make me think that people honestly think that Outlook on the Mac means Mac users are going to get a 100-percent feature-compatible version of Outlook.

  • What Backlash? iPhone 3GS Users Very Satisfied—Survey

    Premium-Inhalt. With all the lately, you'd think that users--typically a satisfied lot--might be a little less thrilled with their chosen smartphone. Not so, according to a new survey by RBC/IQ ChangeWave. The market researcher polled iPhone 3GS owners and found that an astounding 99 percent of 200 respondents were satisfied with the device. And 82 percent said they were "very satisfied" with the 3GS.

  • Maxthon Browser Makes the Most of Internet Explorer

    Premium-Inhalt. (free) is an alternative Web browser best described as an Microsoft Internet Explorer skin, and in fact requires IE to be installed in order to work correctly. However, Maxthon is so different from IE as far as features and add-ons, that it's odd that Maxthon International Limited tied it in with IE in the first place--a quirk that no other major browser shares. According to Maxthon's blog, it uses the Trident layout engine, just like Internet Explorer, and therefore should have increased compatibility in those few draconian Web sites out there that still require IE to function. Maxthon is extraordinarily popular in China (more on that later) and boasts over 200 million downloads.

  • Duke Nukem 3D for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. After 10 years of production, game engine changes, and adaptations, and a laundry-list of development issues, . But hey, at least we get for the iPhone. That news might seem like winning 10 cents in the lottery, but after playing the game, you'll feel it more akin to winning 10 cents in the lottery and then getting zinc poisoning.

  • Report: Apple board to discuss Schmidt replacement

    Premium-Inhalt. The real question in the wake of is yet to be answered. And that's who will take his position as shortstop at the annual board of directors vs. Apple executive team softball game. Word is Apple's board is eyeing several prospective candidates to fill the coveted roster slot.

  • IE 8 Beats Competition in Microsoft-sponsored Security Tests

    Premium-Inhalt. Internet Explorer 8 blocked about four out of every five sites that attempt to trick visitors into downloading malicious software in browser security tests performed by NSS Labs.

  • Keep Kids Safe Online: ZuiTube Videos for Kids

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're a parent, you might be familiar with . , offering more than 60,000 parent/teacher-approved videos for kids.

  • Enterprise cloud use on agenda for new Open Group committee

    Premium-Inhalt. The Open Group is forming a new committee that brings vendors and end-user organizations together to develop a common understanding about how cloud services should be deployed safely and effectively.

  • Space telescope captures ancient light from Big Bang

    Premium-Inhalt. A space telescope that was launched in May has already begun to collect that created the universe.

  • BetOnSports founder pleads guilty to racketeering

    Premium-Inhalt. The founder of Internet- and telephone-based gambling operation BetOnSports has entered guilty pleas to three U.S. charges, including a racketeering charge, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.

  • Quake Live for Mac hits the Web on August 18

    Premium-Inhalt. It looks like id Software is at last ready to deliver on its promise of providing quality browser-based fragging to Mac users. Speaking at this past week's QuakeCon 2009, id CEO Todd Hollenshead said is on August 18.

  • Lenovo recalling some ThinkPad batteries

    Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo is recalling batteries from its ThinkPad line of laptops, warning users that some batteries may be permanently damaged due to certain errors.

  • Qualcomm disputes Japanese competition board findings

    Premium-Inhalt. Japan's competition authority says that Qualcomm forced companies in Japan to cross-license patents to the chip maker for free.

  • Verizon offers free netbooks with BlackBerry Tour

    Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless is again offering a second BlackBerry with each one purchased, but this time the deal includes any other device -- of equal or lesser value -- that Verizon sells.

  • Report: Andressen invests in browser startup RockMelt

    Premium-Inhalt. Netscape founder Marc Andreessen, perhaps still stinging after losing to Microsoft in the browser wars in the mid-1990s, may be looking to get back into the browser game.

  • Large broadband providers pass up stimulus funding

    Premium-Inhalt. Three of the four largest broadband providers in the U.S. say they will not apply for broadband deployment stimulus funding from the U.S. government, and a fourth said it is unlikely to apply as the deadline for the first round of funding nears.

  • Mac clone maker takes testimony from senior Apple execs

    Premium-Inhalt. Lawyers for the Mac clone maker fighting with Apple over copyright infringement charges have taken testimony from Philip Schiller, Apple's head of marketing, and will depose other executives next week, said Florida-based Psystar yesterday.

  • Apple Tablet Dreams: Image Gallery

    Premium-Inhalt. With flying around, some of them conflicting, there's obviously a lot of dreamers out there. Fortunately, some Apple Tablet dreamers have a knack for graphic design, providing plenty of takes on what the fabled Apple tablet touch screen computer or mobile device might look like.

  • Lost Planet 2 demo coming in 5 days with epic boss fight

    Premium-Inhalt. Capcom announces that a playable demo for is coming to on August 19. The demo contains the jungle mission revealed at E3 2009 where four players can join up to fight the giant salamander boss.

  • Microsoft reveals pricing and specs for the Zune HD

    Premium-Inhalt. What is powered by Nvidia's Tegra chip, supports compressed HD video (.h264) playback at a fair clip of 30fps and 1280x720 resolution and has a battery life of 33 hours while playing music? It's Microsoft's Zune HD Portable Media Player, now made available for pre-order in the U.S. by the Redmond giant.

  • Microsoft reveals pricing and specs for the Zune HD

    Premium-Inhalt. What is powered by Nvidia's Tegra chip, supports compressed HD video (.h264) playback at a fair clip of 30fps and 1280x720 resolution and has a battery life of 33 hours while playing music? It's Microsoft's Zune HD Portable Media Player, now made available for pre-order in the U.S. by the Redmond giant.

  • Future of fixed broadband remains bright: research

    Premium-Inhalt. Even if mobile broadband has seen a stellar rise in deployment and subscription rates over the past year, fixed broadband will continue to see stable growth this year, research firm Frost & Sullivan reported Thursday.

  • Make Sense of Any Text With gTranslate Firefox Add-on

    Premium-Inhalt. Translating online text doesn't get much easier than with the free add-on for Firefox. This small, simple tool acts as a conduit to the (also free) Google Translate service.

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