Software as a Service (SaaS) wird vor allem bei mittelständischen Unternehmen immer beliebter. Das Buch "Von der Software zum Service" liefert einen praktischen Einstieg in das Thema, versucht das Begriffswirrwarr zu beseitigen und geht auch auf die Neuentwicklung Cloud Computing ein. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Excel is brilliant. Except when it isn't. And a major place where it isn't is when you have an Excel spreadsheet with a number of cells containing strings (any sequence of ASCII characters) and you wish to concatenate all of these separate strings into one big string in another cell.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM has worked hard in recent years to keep its mainframe franchise attractive to IT managers. The company has made the high-end machines Linux and Java friendly and it has developed application-specific specialty processors. It's also created a worldwide training program to increase the pool of students with mainframe skills.
Premium-Inhalt. Google today said Apple rejected Google Voice for the iPhone's App Store last July, a move that prompted the FCC to start an investigation into Apple's software submission practices.
Premium-Inhalt. For the first time, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) mobile technology and banking industry leaders gathered this week to overcome security concerns about mobile phone transactions.
Premium-Inhalt. NASA astronaut Jeff Williams will be tweeting from space once he is in orbit.
Premium-Inhalt. If you have a child in elementary school, you're probably familiar with : it is most visible in the children's book sections of bookstores, in the spot reserved for educational items that aren't quite books but aren't quite toys, either. In physical form, Brain Quest is a deck of attached cards. The long, thin cards have questions on the front and answers on the back. There's no "object" to flipping through the cards and tossing questions to your kids, except to interact and learn and think. You don't score points. You either get the question right or wrong, and then you move on. Simple, but deceptively fun and addictive.
Premium-Inhalt. Federal Communications Commission chairman will propose a new network neutrality rule during a speech at the Brookings Institute on Monday, the .
Premium-Inhalt. South Africa this week underlined its superior technology status in Africa with the launch of its second satellite in a decade.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is planning to create formal rules against Internet providers selectively blocking or slowing traffic, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
Premium-Inhalt. Security vendor PandaLabs has discovered an online service offering to help those so inclined to hack into any Facebook account they choose for a price: $100.
Premium-Inhalt. Carrying seven scientific instruments and an intricate communications system, has begun the year-long process of mapping the surface of the moon.
Premium-Inhalt. Download and install on each PC (you'll have to register and send your e-mail address in order to complete the installation), then on each PC tell the software what files and folders you want to keep synchronized. SugarSync Free uploads those files to your free online backup, and synchronizes them between your PCs. For those, like me, who have a Mac in addition to a PC, it will synchronize between a PC and a Mac as well.
Premium-Inhalt. Take everything we liked about the (a well-designed, seashell-shaped netbook) and marry that with the CULV-laden . The result: Asus's stab at a good, low-cost ultraportable computer--the UL30A. (OK, low cost is relative. Our review unit sells for $800 as of 9/16/2009.)
Premium-Inhalt. Though the category of digital cameras is still brand-new, the good-looking Casio Exilim EX-H10 ($300 as of 9/18/09) claims a subset of that subcategory all by itself. This compact, 10X-optical-zoom model emphasizes fun, beginner-friendly features rather than advanced controls.
Premium-Inhalt. Public Broadcasting System says it has fixed the this week after an attacker exploited a site vulnerability in an effort to run a malware scam against visitors.
Premium-Inhalt. A French court has found eBay guilty of counterfeiting and fined the online auction site €80,000 (US$118,000).
Premium-Inhalt. Rhodes University has unveiled the Nika Digital Newsroom management platform, which aims to benefit African media houses that have no access to management systems.
Premium-Inhalt. It's looking like next week is going to be a nice one for surviving. Konami has just sent along word that their Smash-TV inspired undead shooter will be hitting Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network next week for 800 MS points/$10.
Premium-Inhalt. John Sall doesn't have to work. As one of SAS Institute Inc.'s four co-founders, the 60-year old has a net worth of $3.1 billion, according to Forbes ' estimate, ranking him the 196th richest person in the world (just ahead of George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Ralph Lauren).
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Premium-Inhalt. Our resident gore-shooter fiend, , recently got to visit Capcom in Japan to get an exclusive look at for a feature in an upcoming issue. While there, he got to chat with the game's director, Kenji Oguro and producer, Jun Takeuchi, about the many new highlights of the upcoming sci-fi shooter.
Premium-Inhalt. Five state attorneys general have joined the opposition to the Google Books settlement, but what the deal means to readers isn't clear. Access to more books sounds great, but will it be?
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's hoping to find the people who've disguised malware as advertising and hold them accountable. The software company announced it's filing five civil lawsuits against businesses that have taken up ads designed to transmit viruses and other harmful material. The catch, however, is that no one actually knows where those businesses are -- or who's behind them.
Premium-Inhalt. The ruckus over continues, as over who said what to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, and whether Apple really did ban Google's well-received from its App Store. Macworld's Dan Moren offers a of the latest mudslinging developments.
Premium-Inhalt. The big news of the week is still to come at this writing, with the U.S. Department of Justice expected to weigh in on the Google book-search deal. We were otherwise taken by the astounding percentage of spam and malware posted by "users" at blogs, chat rooms and message boards. The main news of note for a whole lot of people who love "Star Trek" and Macs, perhaps in equal measure, will undoubtedly be found at the bottom of our list, though.
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Premium-Inhalt. EA and Double Fine have announced that a demo for the highly-anticipated, Jack Black headlining is now available on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network, exclusively to customers who reserve the game.