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  • Seltsamste Forschungen des Jahres prämiert

    Off topic

    Am Donnerstag kamen Forscher in Harvard zu weltweiten Ehren: Die renommierten IG-Nobelpreise wurden wieder vergeben. …mehr

  • SSD OCZ Agility 120GB im Test

    Günstige und flotte Flash-Festplatte

    Die SSD OCZ Agility 120GB lockt mit einem günstigen GB-Preis potentielle Käufer. Ob auch die Leistung der Flash-Festplatte stimmt, klärt unser Test.  …mehr

  • Forscher setzen Filter gegen Zombie-PC-Attacken

    Neues Protokoll

    Forscher der Auburn University haben einen Ansatz vorgestellt, um DoS-Attacken auf Netzwerke zu filtern - eine Form des Angriffs, bei der häufig die Zombie-PCs eines Botnetzes zum Einsatz kommen. …mehr

  • HTC Leo als Touch HD2 bei T-Mobile gesichtet

    Smartphone-König

    Das HTC HD2, genannt Leo und Firestone, kommt aktuellen Gerüchten zufolge nicht nur bei o2, sondern auf bei T-Mobile auf den Markt …mehr

  • Windows XP Mode für Windows 7 ist fertig

    Microsoft

    Laut Angaben von Microsoft ist die Entwicklung des XP Mode für Windows 7 abgeschlossen. In Kürze soll die finale Version erscheinen. …mehr

  • Eleganter Touchscreen-Einsteiger ab Oktober

    LG GD510 Pop

    Der koreanische Hersteller LG hat das GD510 Pop jetzt für den deutschen Markt angekündigt, allerdings ohne Solarzellen. …mehr

  • McAfee startet Online-Backup

    Ohne Limit

    Der Security-Spezialist McAfee hat einen Online-Backup-Service ins Leben gerufen. Ende des Jahres kommt der Dienst, der rund 35 Euro pro Jahr kosten soll, nach Deutschland. …mehr

  • Business by Design kommt im ersten Halbjahr 2010

    SAP-Chef Apotheker

    Die immer wieder verschobene SAP-Software Business by Design soll endgültig in der ersten Jahreshälfte 2010 auf den Markt kommen. Derzeit wird sie erneut umgebaut. …mehr

  • Woher nehmen und nicht stehlen?

    CFOWorld-Umfrage Eigenkapital

    Welche Wege gehen Sie bei der Kapitalbeschaffung, um die Eigenkapitalquote zu sichern und einer Kreditklemme vorzubauen? …mehr

  • Multitouch mit zehn Fingern und Handballen

    Apple-Patent

    Mit einem Patentantrag stößt Apple in ganz neue Dimensionen der Multitouch-Bedienung vor. Wenn die Idee irgendwann umgesetzt wird, kann der Nutzer alle zehn Finger gleichzeitig verwenden.  …mehr

  • IBM bietet billige Collaboration aus der Cloud

    Lotus Live iNotes

    Festpreise kommen stark in Mode: IBM offeriert seinen Kunden ab sofort eine Mailbox aus der Cloud für drei Dollar pro Monat. …mehr

  • Accentures Umsatz und Gewinn schmelzen dahin

    Restrukturierung

    Der IT-Dienstleister Accenture hat sein Fiskaljahr 2009 mit einem durchwachsenen vierten Quartal abgeschlossen. Auch der Ausblick gab wenig Anlass zu Optimismus. …mehr

  • Wilken will Branchenfokus schärfen und SAP-Konzepte kopieren

    ERP-Software

    Oswald Gomolka, neuer Chef des ERP-Anbieters Wilken, möchte nach dem Vorbild der SAP erweiterbare Standardsoftware für unterschiedliche Branchen feilbieten können. …mehr

  • Toshiba bringt effizienten LED-Glühbirnenersatz

    70 Euro für 40.000 Stunden

    Toshiba Lighting & Technology hat eine LED-Birne angekündigt, die dem Unternehmen zufolge eine mit einer 60-Watt-Glühbirne vergleichbare Lichtleistung hat. …mehr

  • Anzeigen-Klicks haben sich in zwei Jahren halbiert

    Display-Ads

    Die Zahl der Menschen, die im Internet auf Werbeanzeigen klicken, hat sich in weniger als zwei Jahren halbiert.  …mehr

  • Microsofts AV-Software nicht proaktiv genug

    Security Essentials

    Microsofts kostenloses Sicherheitstool Security Essentials zeigte in einem Test Licht und Schatten. …mehr

  • Deutsche CIOs sind aufgeschlossener

    IT-Innovationen

    Fast ein Viertel der hiesigen Unternehmen investiert auch in der Krise. …mehr

  • Richtlinie zu Internet-Sperre keine Verschlusssache

    Nach Provider-Kritik

    Eine technische Richtlinie, mit der die Sperrung von Internet-Seiten mit Kinderpornografie umgesetzt werden soll, wird nicht mehr als Verschlusssache eingestuft.  …mehr

  • RIMs Sync-Software für den Mac ist fertig

    Blackberry Desktop Manager

    Der Blackberry-Hersteller Research In Motion (RIM) stellt seinen neuen Blackberry Desktop Manager für Mac ab Freitag zum Download bereit.  …mehr

  • Sicherheitsbedenken verschwinden

    Cloud Computing und IT als Service

    Anwender entscheiden sich aus Effizienzgründen für ausgelagerte Dienste wie IT oder Software as a Service. Das Thema Sicherheit ist kein Hemmfaktor mehr, sondern ein Argument vieler Anwender für Cloud-Computing-Dienste, ergab eine Befragung der Experton-Group. …mehr

  • Sleepydog announces iPhone eBooks aimed at young audience

    Premium-Inhalt. have released a series of eBooks for iPhone and iPod touch specifically aimed at a young audience.

  • Head-hunted by the big boys

    Premium-Inhalt. A 27-year-old Australian software developer has been head-hunted by Microsoft to work with the software giant's Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington in the US.

  • Payment clearing house VocaLink targets database speed

    Premium-Inhalt. has said it is addressing its own network transaction speed and uptime, to support fast and real-time payment processing, placing some of the emphasis for speed on its Oracle database.

  • Cygnett intros SecondSkin Silicon Case TwinPack

    Premium-Inhalt. iPhone, iPod and MP3 accessories maker Cygnett has introduced the SecondSkin Silicon Case TwinPack for the new iPod Nano 5G.

  • Apple offers free Final Cut Pro online seminar, Q&A

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple has announced a free online hour long seminar with renowned broadcast video editor Peter Wiggins covering Final Cut Pro.

  • Dell ups the SaaS ante with infrastructure focus

    Premium-Inhalt. is pushing its software as a service business, with a strict focus on infrastructure management and business continuity.

  • Avid intros M-Audio Fast Track with Pro Tools

    Premium-Inhalt. has introduced the , a combination of hardware and software that promises to deliver all the studio-quality features and tools needed to create professional-sounding recordings right out of the box.

  • London Stock Exchange may buy Turquoise Trading technology

    Premium-Inhalt. The has entered into exclusive talks to buy , the year old pan-European share trading platform that was developed using Agile methodology.

  • Google to Microsoft: Support SVG

    Premium-Inhalt. The SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) specification may be experiencing a renaissance, but it would sure be helpful if Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser supported SVG, a Google official argued at a technical conference on Friday.

  • Web 2.0 face-off: British Airways vs. Virgin Atlantic

    Premium-Inhalt. What is it about airlines that attract so much online angst? Every other week there seems to be a new Facebook group or YouTube video protesting some policy change or service snafu. Over the summer, a musician posted a video protest on YouTube after his guitar was trashed by baggage handlers working for United Airlines. The video quickly went viral and has been viewed 5,626,168 times as of this writing. More recently, a travel agent in London set up a "pressure group" on Facebook targeting British Airways and its expensive fees to reserve seats in advance. Twitter has become a favorite place to rant about airline indignities, thanks in large part to the ability to do so with a mobile phone in the terminal right after a flight has been cancelled or airline staff have behaved rudely.

  • U of Missouri embraces TelePresence, but restricts use

    Premium-Inhalt. The University of Missouri this week its new Cisco TelePresence system at a library on its Columbia, Missouri campus. The reasons for doing so are similar to the ones usually cited by private companies that adopt the videoconferencing technology: Reducing travel time, cutting travel-related expenses, and shrinking the organization's carbon footprint. According to a published by the university, up to 18 conferees can participate, and PowerPoint presentations can be shown on an auxiliary monitor. The system is mainly intended for communication with other campuses in the University of Missouri system (including the University of Missouri at Kansas City, the University of Missouri at St. Louis, and the Missouri University of Science and Technology) but conferences can also be set up with outside TelePresence systems via AT&T and .

  • Podcast: ICANN, Google Wave, Dell Latitude Z, Windows Phones

    Premium-Inhalt. This week on the PC World Podcast, join Robert Strohmeyer, Darren Gladstone, Ginny Mies, and Nick Mediati as they discussion the latest major trends in the world of tech.

  • HP Photosmart C4780

    Premium-Inhalt. Wireless networking and touch-sensitive controls help set HP's Photosmart C4780 apart from other entry-level color inkjet multifunction printers. Unfortunately the model comes with outrageous prices for its ink, and it has an extremely limited design.

  • Verizon router glitch slams parts of U.S.

    Premium-Inhalt. A Verizon router failure in the northeastern U.S. caused an outage that Internet engineers and Twitter users reported on Friday afternoon.

  • Fry Up: ICANN, you can, Google's can

    Premium-Inhalt.

  • CIOs: No Macs for now

    Premium-Inhalt. Jonas San Luis, assistant vice president for MIS at Insular Life Health Care, thinks Apple has carved an all-too-stable niche that it would be hard to deviate from it. "If your business is more on web, web design and graphics, then Apple has an advantage," he claims. "But if your business is highly dependent on applications that run only on windows, then shifting to Apple is definitely a no-no."

  • Apple Macs: Designed for Design?

    Premium-Inhalt. For the duration of its existence, Apple's claim to fame has always been user experience and design. Steve Jobs' multi-million empire has easily dominated the multimedia electronics world through intuitive gadgets and elegant devices. But for the same reasons, Apple's offerings have appealed mainly to the consumer market. With the introduction of Apple devices built with Intel chips and the impending release of the new Mac OS X Snow Leopard, is Apple gearing up to take a larger bite of the fruit by entering the corporate market?

  • Apple: Ripe for the Enterprise

    Premium-Inhalt. After years of ignoring the needs of the enterprise, Apple Inc. seems to be making a concerted push into the business world--but are businesses biting?

  • Brother MFC-6490CW

    Premium-Inhalt. Brother's color inkjet multifunction printer (MFP), the MFC-6490CW, adds wide-format printing capability to an already long list of functions. Unfortunately, extremely slow performance is the tradeoff.

  • Eleven Years of Google: A Look Back

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has come a long way in its eleven-year history, from its humble beginning as a Stanford University research project in 1998, to the global, multi-billion dollar online presence Google enjoys today.

  • Canon Pixma MP490

    Premium-Inhalt. Canon's Pixma MP490 color inkjet multifunction printer (MFP) has a superlow price ($100 at this writing) and a simple-to-use design that should appeal to home and student users. If you print a lot, however, , as its ink costs are high.

  • Epson Stylus NX515

    Premium-Inhalt. Epson's Stylus NX515 color inkjet multifunction printer (MFP) is well priced for the home or student user ($130 at this writing). Speed and a few notable features help it stand out, despite its high ink costs and other shortcomings.

  • iSurf for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. Some truly inventive developers have figured out how to take advantage of the iPhone's built-in accelerometer to let you control gaming action by tilting your iPhone or iPod touch every which way. , for instance, is an example of a game that handles the tilt function to perfection.

  • House members seek stronger health care data breach notifications

    Premium-Inhalt. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce is voicing concern over a in a recently passed health care breach notification bill that gives health care companies considerable discretion on whether to disclose a data breach.

  • TD Bank struggles to fix computer glitch

    Premium-Inhalt. Problems related to a botched computer integration effort have affected numerous customers of TD Bank N.A, one of the largest banks in the U.S.

  • Microsoft battles class-action over WGA antipiracy technology

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is slamming a lawsuit that claims it misled millions of Windows XP users about that company's anti-piracy software, calling the lawsuit "fictional," "demonstrably false" and from an "alternate universe."

  • Business users no longer drive smartphone adoption

    Premium-Inhalt. Gone are the days that smartphones -- the BlackBerry, for all intents and purposes -- were a mark of the user being an executive or business traveler. Today, smartphones are now bought mainly by individual consumers and used for mostly personal needs, according to a new survey of more than 1,000 users by the consultancy CFI Group.

  • Author of 'The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs'

    Premium-Inhalt. Last time CIO.com spoke with , a communications coach who has counseled many executives on how to give great presentations, he offered (No. 2. Kill Your Audience ).

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