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  • Die Brille wird allmählich multimedial

    Head-Mounted-Display

    Eine französische Firma arbeitet an Brillen, die Informationen vor dem Auge des Nutzers einblenden können. …mehr

  • Toshiba bringt Touchscreen-Tablet auf Windows-Basis

    IFA

    Der japanische Elektronikriese Toshiba hat im Rahmen der IFA in Berlin unter anderem ein Touchscreen-Tablet namens Journ.E Touch vorgestellt.  …mehr

  • Multimedia-Schaufenster soll Kundenträume wecken

    IFA

    Viel Spielstube, viel technologischer Erlebnispark und auch ein wenig Wohnzimmer - die Funkausstellung IFA in Berlin ist auf die Neugierde der Besucher ausgerichtet.  …mehr

  • Cisco und EMC planen Joint Venture für Services

    WSJ-Bericht

    Laut Wall Street Journal wollen Cisco und EMC ein gemeinsames Unternehmen aus der Taufe heben. Der Stoß wird in Richtung HP und IBM geführt. …mehr

  • Der Wahl-O-Mat ist online

    Für Unentschlossene

    Der Wahl-O-Mat für die Bundestagswahl 2009 ist eröffnet. Er zeigt, wie weit ein potenzieller Wähler mit den inhaltlichen Aussagen der Parteien übereinstimmt. …mehr

  • Wieder weniger Umsatz und Stückzahlen bei Servern

    Gartnerzahlen weltweit und Emea

    Nach den vorläufigen Zahlen des Marktforschungs- und Beratungsunternehmens Gartner sind sowohl die Umsätze als auch Stückzahlen im Servermarkt drastisch gefallen. …mehr

  • Patch-Rhythmus gerät aus dem Takt

    Adobe und Oracle

    Adobe und Oracle haben die Veröffentlichung ihrer nächsten Security-Patches verschoben. Gründe sind der hohe Aufwand und Terminprobleme. …mehr

  • Mit Premiumprodukten gegen den Preisverfall

    Loewe

    Der Elektronikhersteller Loewe bietet keine Geräte für den Schnäppchenmarkt an - im Gegenteil. Der Weg ist steinig, aber eine Alternative gibt es nicht. …mehr

  • Lexmark startet App-Store für WLAN-Drucker

    Acht neue Printer

    Der Druckerhersteller Lexmark hat eine Reihe neuer WLAN-Tintenstrahldrucker vorgestellt, die mit interessanten Zusatzfunktionen aufwarten. …mehr

  • Es ist Zeit für eine Compliance 2.0

    Neue Herausforderungen

    Interaktive Web-Anwendungen bergen erhebliche Compliance-Risiken. Sie müssen in die Strategie des Unternehmens integriert werden. …mehr

  • E-Books gehören bald zum Alltag

    Sony-Manager

    Sony freut sich über einen Boom - auf der IFA nutzte der Konzern die Gelegenheit, E-Book-Reader im Gespräch zu halten. …mehr

  • Mobiles Web vor allem zuhause im Einsatz

    Konkurrenz der Formfaktoren

    Mobiles Internet wird vorwiegend zuhause genutzt. Ein Grund ist die Boot-Phase eines normalen Rechners. …mehr

  • Erste Eindrücke vom Breitwand-Handy

    LG Chocolate Touch

    Das LG BL40 Chocolate Touch ist zwar noch nicht auf dem Markt, doch die Redakteure des Technik-Blog engadget.com durften es schon mal ausprobieren.  …mehr

  • Mitarbeiter stellen größtes Schadenspotenzial dar

    Loyalität gefragt

    Loyale Mitarbeiter bieten einen guten Schutz vor Wirtschaftskriminalität. Auch auf die Produktivität wirken sich Zufriedenheit und Motivation aus. …mehr

  • All-in-One-PC MSI Wind Neton AP1900 im Test

    Günstiger und lautloser All-in-One-PC

    Der MSI Wind Neton AP1900 ist superschlank und arbeitete im Test praktisch unhörbar. Beim günstigen All-in-One-PC muss man bei der Ausstattung kaum Kompromisse eingehen.  …mehr

  • Telekom startet erste Verkaufsgespräche

    T-Mobile UK

    Die Deutsche Telekom hat einer Meldung zufolge erste Gespräche über den möglichen Verkauf des britischen Mobilfunkgeschäfts aufgenommen. …mehr

  • Facebook-Freunde in gute Hände abzugeben

    Für eine handvoll Dollar

    Die US-Werbefirma uSocial wittert das große Geschäft mit dem Verkauf von Freunden und Kontakten auf Social-Media-Plattformen.  …mehr

  • KE Charger lädt das Handy beim Radfahren

    Effizientes Treten

    Der Elektronikspezialist Kuhn elektronik hat mit dem KE Charger eine Technik entwickelt, die es Radfahrern erlaubt, ihr Mobiltelefone unterwegs aufzuladen.  …mehr

  • Microsoft darf Word vorerst weiter verkaufen

    Berufungsverfahren

    Ein US-Berufungsgericht hat entschieden, dass Microsoft während des Berufungsverfahrens sein Programm Word weiter vertreiben kann. …mehr

  • Günstiges Android-Smartphone von Huawei im Herbst

    T-Mobile Pulse

    Nach dem G1 und dem HTC Hero bringt T-Mobile ein drittes Android-Smartphone heraus: das T-Mobile Pulse von Huawei.  …mehr

  • Cyborg-Augen für Jedermann

    Erweiterte Kontaktlinse

    Forscher der Universität Washington arbeiten an einer Technologie, die erweiterte Realität (Augmented Reality, AR) in Kontaktlinsen nutzbar machen soll.  …mehr

  • Verbraucherschützer greifen Mobilfunker an

    Mit Abmahnungen

    Die Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband ist mit Abmahnungen gegen unfaire Vertragsklauseln deutscher Mobilfunkanbieter vorgegangen. Erfolgreich. …mehr

  • Cisco's Chambers gets $2 million payout despite bad year

    Premium-Inhalt. Cisco Systems gave Chairman and CEO John Chambers a "discretionary incentive payment" of more than US$2 million for the company's 2009 fiscal year, despite the fact that net income fell nearly 24 percent from the previous year on sales that were down almost 9 percent.

  • Microsoft: Cyber-crooks exploiting unpatched IIS bug

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft says that cyber-criminals are starting to exploit an unpatched bug in its IIS server software that was made public earlier this week.

  • Red Hat defends its subscription license model for Linux

    Premium-Inhalt. Anyone finding Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) subscriptions a tough sell for management used to Microsoft's one-time license fee for Windows must emphasize that there are more factors to be considered, chiefly return on investment, Red Hat officials said Friday.

  • The Linux Foundation's grand new ambitions for Linux

    Premium-Inhalt. Like a fervent preacher appearing before his flock, Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin emphasized benefits and potential for the Linux platform Thursday during an industry conference that also featured an update on mobile Linux efforts. At the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit in San Francisco, Zemlin cited advances by Linux into multiple spaces, including supercomputing and embedded systems. "It is the fastest growing platform in every aspect of computing," Zemlin said, "Linux is growing two to three times faster than any other platform out there today."

  • Graphic Anti-Texting Film Had Pro-Seatbelt Predecessor

    Premium-Inhalt. Before a graphic anti-texting video exploded onto the Internet, there was an equally graphic film intended to sell seatbelt use U.K. to teens. "" is very similar, only better.

  • Outlook Tip: View Your Google Reader Feeds

    Premium-Inhalt. I can't say I'm an Outlook fan, but for better or worse, I'm stuck with it. Fortunately, I've found a few ways to make the most of it, like using it as an RSS reader for my Google Reader account.

  • Verizon operations chief Strigl to retire

    Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Communications President and Chief Operating Officer Denny Strigl will retire by the end of this year, the company said Friday.

  • EU to report on Intel's complaint in antitrust case

    Premium-Inhalt. The ombudsman for the European Union has confirmed receiving a complaint from Intel about the way its antitrust case was handled in Europe and said he will publish a summary of his decision later this month.

  • Network Box: US, Brazil dominant sources of spam and viruses

    Premium-Inhalt. The US and Brazil continued their output of spam and viruses through August, although levels have dropped slightly since July, according to security vendor Network Box.

  • Cable&Wireless continues to grow in Asia

    Premium-Inhalt. International communications company Cable&Wireless Worldwide has doubled the size of new business won in Asia Pacific for the second consecutive year in the financial year 2008-2009 (FY08-09, ended 31 March 2009), the company has revealed.

  • Podcast: Gmail Fail, Pricey Netbooks, Game-Changing Camera

    Premium-Inhalt. This week on the PC World Podcast, editors Tim Moynihan, Robert Strohmeyer, Darren Gladstone, and Mark Sullivan discuss some of the biggest tech happenings of the week.

  • Oracle Database 11g Release 2 now open for download

    Premium-Inhalt. Oracle® Database 11g Release 2, a steady improvement from its predecessor, is now available for download, the IT solutions provider announced Thursday.

  • EMC: Firms need to look at virtualization in holistic manner

    Premium-Inhalt. Virtualization may have answered CIOs' growing pains in addressing the scarcity of resources minus the exorbitant costs, but failing to look at the technology from a holistic standpoint may cause more problems than solutions, an executive from IT infrastructure provider EMC warned Thursday.

  • Anti-piracy measures threaten consumer rights, says industry

    Premium-Inhalt. TalkTalk, BT, Orange and Which? are amongst leading telecoms companies and consumer groups who believe the Government's latest proposals on the 'how' to reduce illegal filesharing are misconceived.

  • Epson intros Epson Stylus Pro 3880 large format printer

    Premium-Inhalt. has introduced the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 professional A2+ photo printer.

  • Epson intros Epson Perfection V600 Photo scanner

    Premium-Inhalt. has introduced Epson Perfection V600 Photo, billed as an energy-efficient scanner for photographers.

  • Bugs & Fixes: Ethernet-networked printers & Snow Leopard

    Premium-Inhalt. If you have an older Ethernet-networked printer, you may find that, after upgrading to Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6), the printer no longer responds to your Mac's Print requests. That's what happened with my trusty old HP LaserJet 4000N (circa 1998). If this happens to you, don't despair. It's almost certain your printer and your Mac can be friends again. Here's what you need to know:

  • Small USB flash drives

    Premium-Inhalt. USB flash drives are handy storage devices, and there are a wide ranges of choices, from practical to fashionable. I like flash drives that are small and easy to carry with me at all times.

  • Old Flash for Snow Leopard, and Firefox Gets Fake Flash

    Premium-Inhalt. Here's a sneaky one for you. According to Sophos, a piece of spyware is masquerading as a Flash player plug-in for Firefox. Its installation screen looks legit (per ), and it will even show up thereafter in the list of Firefox extensions as "Adobe Flash Player 0.2."

  • Star Trek Online Taking Beta Apps Now

    Premium-Inhalt. Ready to boldy beta where no one's beta'd before? Have a look at Star Trek Online aka STO to see about getting into their closed beta signup: . Developed by Cryptic Studios, the guys responsible for the City of Heroes/Villains massively multiplayer online games, STO picks up 30 years after Star Trek: Nemesis (and also, therefore, after the preliminary events in the recent Star Trek "reboot").

  • Amazon's 1984 Kindle Credit: Thank You, Big Brother!

    Premium-Inhalt. There are things that should be left enough alone and 's Orwellian removal of the book "Nineteen Eighty-Four" from Kindle e-readers is one of them. Orwell would have gotten a kick out of this, yet Amazon seems to miss the humor in it.

  • Robot Master for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. is a ridiculously addictive $1 puzzler from Dr. Reiner Knizia and sold through .

  • Google plans update to Android Market

    Premium-Inhalt. Google is promising changes to the Android Market, the same week that a prominent application developer complained about issues with the store.

  • LG system cuts costs by letting users share a PC

    Premium-Inhalt. LG is demonstrating a software system at IFA that lets users share a PC to lower power consumption and cut costs.

  • Microsoft to add 'Ping' to Bing to share search results

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is testing a new feature called "Bing & Ping" for its Bing search engine that allows people to share search results on social networks Facebook and Twitter.

  • Sympatico and MSN break up, but stay friends

    Premium-Inhalt. After five years operating the joint Sympatico.msn.ca portal, Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. and Microsoft Canada Co. have decided to go their separate ways and launch independent sites. The two new portals, Sympatico.ca and MSN.ca, launched on Sept. 1.

  • You don't know tech: The InfoWorld news quiz

    Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to generating buzz, Apple is King Bee -- as it proved again this week merely by sending out invitations to its upcoming rock-n-roll-themed "special event." Other special things that happened this week: Gmail fans get vexed at yet another service outage, TV feeds its Twitter fixation, and Wikipedia looks for the color of truth. Can you identify the truth in today's quiz? Correct answers are worth 10 points a throw. All righty, then -- let's go!

  • Use new Exposé features in Snow Leopard

    Premium-Inhalt. In Mac OS X 10.5, you could combine the use of Exposé's Application Windows mode and the Command-Tab application switcher by first activating Exposé and then pressing Command-Tab. When you selected another application and released Command-Tab, that application would come to the foreground in Exposé mode, revealing all its windows. Alternatively, you could release just the Command key, and cycle through all your applications (while still in Exposé mode) by just pressing the Tab key.

  • Africa gets new satellite hub

    Premium-Inhalt. Despite a number of fiber-optic cables that are being developed in Africa to provide broadband Internet and communication services, a new satellite hub has been set up in a bid to improve the Internet quality and reduce the high cost of Internet services.

  • Sonnet offers new RAID 5 storage systems

    Premium-Inhalt. Sonnet Technologies has announced the release of its Fusion D400QR5 desktop and R400QR5 rackmount four-drive hardware-based RAID 5 storage systems. They're priced at $1,335 for a 2 terabyte (TB) model to $1,675 for a 6TB model.

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