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Meldungen vom 27.10.2009

  • Bluetooth-Uhr für Blackberry-Süchtige

    Allerta InPulse Watch

    Das kanadische Unternehmen Allerta hat eine Bluetooth-Uhr für Blackberrys vorgestellt. Sie zeigt E-Mails, SMS, Erinnerungen, die Telefonnummer des Anrufers oder schlicht die Uhrzeit.  …mehr

  • Cisco kauft ScanSafe

    Für $183 Mio.

    Der Netzriese Cisco System will ScanSafe übernehmen, einen SaaS-Web-Security-Spezialisten. …mehr

  • VMware Workstation 7 ist fit für Windows 7

    Virtualisierung

    Die EMC-Tochter VMware hat die Desktop-Virtualisierungslösung "VMware Workstation 7" veröffentlicht. …mehr

  • Das SOA-Manifest ist online

    Experten-Portal

    In Rotterdam hat ein internationales Gremium von Experten für Service-orientierte Architekturen (SOA) das SOA-Manifest verabschiedet. …mehr

  • Android-Handys auf dem Vormarsch

    Google erobert die Smartphones

    Die Roboter kommen ins Rollen: Immer mehr Multimedia-Handys haben das Betriebssystem Android unter der Haube - und Googles Dienste auf dem Bildschirm. …mehr

  • Speicher-Konsolidierung ist Top-Thema

    Storage-Studie

    Angesichts knapper Kassen ist Speicherkonsolidierung die Optimierungsmaßnahme Nummer eins im Storage-Bereich. Das zeigt eine aktuelle Umfrage unter mittelständischen Unternehmen. …mehr

  • Palm Pixi ab 15. November erhältlich

    US-Verkaufsstart

    Der kleine Bruder des Palm Pre kommt Mitte November in die Läden. Das zweite Smartphone mit dem neuen Touchscreen-Betriebssystem webOS wird zu Anfang aber nur über den Netzbetreiber Sprint in den USA angeboten.  …mehr

  • Sichere Netze ohne Konfigurationsärger

    Test: VPN mit Client-Server-Struktur

    Einfach und sicher Standorte vernetzen? Die verspricht zumindest saarländische Sirrix AG mit einem neuen Ansatz: VPN auf Client-Server-Basis. Wir haben uns die Security-Lösung Made in Germany näher angeschaut. …mehr

  • VMware Fusion 3 ab sofort erhältlich

    Mac-Virtualisierung

    Die EMC-Tochter VMware hat gestern die dritte Generation ihrer Mac-Virtualisierungslösung "Fusion" veröffentlicht. …mehr

  • Wann Freiberufler eine IT-Haftpflicht brauchen

    Versicherungsschutz

    Ein Haftpflicht-Siegel soll IT-Selbständigen helfen, umfassenden Versicherungsschutz zu erhalten. Es will verhindern, dass Firmen das Risiko auf den Selbständigen verlagern. …mehr

  • AirMagnet hilft, 802.11n-WLANs effektiver zu nutzen

    AirMagnet Enterprise

    Eine neue Version von AirMagnet Enterprise unterstützt Unternehmen dabei, die Vorteile des neuen WLAN-Standards besser zu nutzen und Sicherheitsrisiken zu vermeiden. …mehr

  • Unternehmer sucht Nachfolger

    Der Führungstipp

    Ein Softwareunternehmer, 54 Jahre, will in zwei, drei Jahren die Geschäftsleitung abgeben und sucht nach einem geeigneten Nachfolger. Seine Kinder haben kein Interesse. Er will aber, dass sein Betrieb in seinem Sinne weitergeführt wird. Wie kann er vorgehen? …mehr

  • Digitale Wasserzeichen mit Picture-Shark

    Kleine Helfer

    Ein vielseitiges und leicht zu bedienendes Wasserzeichen-Tool ist Picture-Shark. …mehr

  • Amazon.com erweitert sein AWS-Portfolio

    RDS und mehr

    Amazon.com hat im AWS-Blog (Amazon Web Services) verschiedene Neuerungen für sein Cloud-Portfolio vorgestellt. …mehr

  • Die gefragtesten Jobbörsen

    Beliebte Jobsuche per Internet

    23 Millionen Deutsche waren im dritten Quartal 2009 im Internet unterwegs, um sich nach einer neuen Stelle umzuschauen. Der erste Anlaufpunkt für sie war die Online-Jobbörse der Bundesagentur für Arbeit. …mehr

  • OCZ Vertex EX SSD 120GB im Test

    SSD mit Rekordtempo

    Die OCZ Vertex EX SSD 120GB erreichte im Praxis-Einsatz neue Rekord-Datenraten. Der Test prüft, ob der Geschwindigkeitsrausch stolze 9 Euro pro Gigabyte wert ist. …mehr

  • Dassault holt sich IBMs PLM-Vertrieb ins Haus

    Für $600 Mio.

    Der französische PLM-Spezialist Dassault Systèmes ("Catia") kauft für 600 Millionen Dollar einen Geschäftsbereich des langjährigen Partners IBM. …mehr

  • Sparprogramm verhilft KPN zu Gewinnanstieg

    Ausblick bestätigt

    Sein straffes Sparprogramm hat dem niederländischen Telekomkonzern KPN auch im dritten Quartal zu einer Gewinnsteigerung verholfen. …mehr

  • Calibre - Schweizer Taschenmesser für eBook-Reader

    Kleine Helfer

    Wer für seine eBook-Reader eine mächtige Formatkonvertierung und Verwaltungssoftware sucht, sollte sich das qiuelloffene "Calibre ansehen. …mehr

  • Abschied von Content-Management-Inseln

    CMIS

    Der Oasis-Standardisierungsvorschlag Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) soll die Grenzen zwischen verschiedenen Content-Repositories überwinden. …mehr

  • Google relaxes single phone number requirement for Voice

    Premium-Inhalt. To take advantage of Google Voice's telephony management features, users have had to fulfill a tricky requirement: convince their contacts to call them using the single "phone number for life" that comes with this free online service.

  • China's Baidu sees profit surge as lead over Google grows

    Premium-Inhalt. Top Chinese search engine Baidu.com reported a 40 percent hike in net income on Monday as the company appeared set to continue strengthening its lead over rival Google.

  • Report: Nintendo planning DSi with larger screen

    Premium-Inhalt. Nintendo is planning to launch a new version of its DSi handheld gaming device with a larger screen possibly before the end of this year, The Nikkei business daily reported on Tuesday.

  • IBM finds path to mobile and voice browsers

    Premium-Inhalt. With software being created by IBM researchers, developers will be able to adapt a Web page for voice browsers -- and for mobile browsers that fall short of a PC-like Web experience -- with easy-to-follow lines.

  • Kindle change reflects new world of mobile

    Premium-Inhalt. Amazon's discontinuation of its innovative deal with Sprint Nextel to power over-the-air book purchases on the Kindle e-reader points to the power of high volume and the growing role of global standardization in the mobile industry.

  • U.S. leads the world in adopting digital distribution

    Premium-Inhalt. A new study released by Dutch market research company Today's Gamers reveals U.S. gamers most likely to pay for downloadable content, and females 50+ are more likely than their husbands to beat you at Halo.

  • U.K. government endorses Wii Fit Plus

    Premium-Inhalt. The Entertainment and Leisure Publishers Association (ELSPA) dropped a press release yesterday trumpeting a decision by the United Kingdom's Department of Health to endorse Wii Fit Plus as part of an active and healthy lifestyle.

  • Spend $80 on games, get a $40 credit at Amazon 10/26-10/31

    Premium-Inhalt. The big holiday release season is officially underway, and Amazon is hoping to attract gamer dollars with promotions like the Modern Warfare 2 incentive and a recently-announced consumer credit deal on select current-gen games.

  • Extra Life raises more than $150,000 for sick kids

    Premium-Inhalt. Charity gaming marathon announced this morning that more than $150,000 in donations were collected worldwide during the 2009 event, topping last year's $115,000 record.

  • Brütal Legend DLC maps out next week, free on PS3 till 11/19

    Premium-Inhalt. It's only been out for two weeks, but fans are really taking to and its unique multiplayer. EA and Double Fine will look to capitalize on that popularity when they release two additional multiplayer maps for the game next week, which come with a bonus axe upgrade. The maps will be available on November 3 on Xbox 360 for 400 MS Points ($5). The PlayStation 3's DLC, however, will be free for the first two weeks when it releases on November 5, with the price shifting to $5 on November 19.

  • Nintendo considering larger DSi for the elderly in Japan

    Premium-Inhalt. recently uncovered a story from Japanese daily newspaper Nikkei Shimbun stating that Nintendo will release a new model of the later this year that will sport four-inch dual screens--an increase of 3/4ths of an inch per screen. The impetus for this increase is reportedly to satiate elderly Nintendo customers, who have requested larger screens.

  • Official Catan game released for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. Settlers of Catan, for those of you unfamiliar, is an extremely popular board game that was first released in Germany in 1995. It has since sold over 15 million copies, and is regarded by board game aficionados as one of the finest examples of strategic gameplay available. The basic premise concerns the building of settlements and infrastructure and the subsequent gathering of resources on a hex-shaped, tiled-based playing board. It can be played by up to four players, and the game offers a variety of different victory scenarios that reward players for meeting a variety of different goals.

  • New Excitebike game coming to WiiWare next month

    Premium-Inhalt. The addition of wasn't the only treat today for those of you nostalgic for Nintendo's cartridge days. On the latest episode of the Wii console's streaming show Nintendo Week, a trailer for Excitebike: World Rally, Nintendo's latest retro revival was debuted. Unlike the torturous months we had to wait to play , Excitebike World Rally will be coming to WiiWare on November 9.

  • Facebook users on the updated news feed: Change it back!

    Premium-Inhalt. Approximately 14,000 people per hour. That's the rate of new registrations for the Facebook group "!" As of noon on Monday, the group had 1,019,216 members, many of opposed to the design and functionality changes . The main sticking point, besides the fact that it's different than what people were used to, is the way the default News Feed of friends' updates gives more prominence to items that have been liked or commented. There is a link right at the top of the screen that lets people switch to the "Live Feed" of all updates, but that's enough for many users. "Do not like the live feed news feed at all!" was one typical comment spotted on the protest group's wall. "I don't have time to go back and forth plus I might miss something!" However, others noted that it's possible to switch back to the old feed setup by clicking on "More" in Facebook's left navigation and dragging "Status Updates" to the top of the list, over "News Feed" and everything else.

  • Plex 0.8.3 brings extensive Snow Leopard compatibility

    Premium-Inhalt. If you want to use your Mac as a media center, there's no better app for accomplishing that objective than  ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ). This modern media center application features a gorgeous interface, automated and intelligent metadata-fetching capabilities, support for a vast variety of formats, the ability to play full 1080p high definition videos smoothly, an extensible plug-in architecture, and a host of more advanced, powerful features.

  • Apple releases Magic Mouse software updates

    Premium-Inhalt. On Tuesday, Apple released software updates for Leopard and Snow Leopard to support the new ( Macworld rated 3.5 out of 5 mice ).

  • Google delivers SDK for Android 2.0

    Premium-Inhalt. Google on Tuesday an SDK for Android 2.0, revealing some new features that will come with the upgraded mobile operating system.

  • Wikileaks leader talks of courage and wrestling pigs

    Premium-Inhalt. In early March, two human rights lawyers from Kenya were on their way to give testimony about illegal killings by police when their car was blocked and they were shot dead at close range.

  • Broadband agencies hear complaints from all sides

    Premium-Inhalt. Two U.S. agencies tasked with distributing US$7.2 billion in broadband deployment money over the next year heard complaints from one U.S. senator Tuesday that they were moving too fast.

  • ProtonMedia CEO touts SharePoint integration for ProtoSphere

    Premium-Inhalt. This month's is seen as an opportunity by thousands of enterprise software vendors to update their own offerings and gain an edge on the competition. Among the growing number of virtual meetings platforms, is touting the integration of its ProtoSphere virtual meetings and training service with the larger Microsoft applications ecosystem, including SharePoint, the collaboration platform which Microsoft claims may have . The Standard asked ProtonMedia CEO Ron Burns about how his company sees the virtual meetings landscape changing as Windows 7 and other software tools gain a larger enterprise profile.

  • AVG Delivers Small Business Security Offerings

    Premium-Inhalt. AVG Technologies has announced the general availability of its latest small business security products, AVG Internet Security Business Edition 9.0 and AVG Anti-Virus Business Edition 9.0. The new offerings, the company claims, leverage the enhancements in speed and levels of protection that AVG has delivered in its latest generation of consumer products, making it safer and easier to manage. With this announcement, AVG hopes to continue to improve its support for small businesses, many of which have limited or non-existent in-house IT capabilities.

  • TippingPoint Introduces Network Security Platform

    Premium-Inhalt. TippingPoint, a 3Com subsidiary has announced the TippingPoint N-Platform, a new intrusion prevention system (IPS) platform with a newly-designed Threat Suppression Engine (TSE) that adds significant capacity for deep packet traffic inspection. The N-Platform enables the integration of multiple network protection services and provides organizations with the security automation required to help reduce total cost of security and ensure business continuity, the company said. The N-Platform further leverages the industry-leading research of TippingPoint's Digital Vaccine Labs (DVLabs) and Zero Day Initiative by incorporating security intelligence from over 1,100 external security researchers worldwide.

  • Symantec Ties DLP Software to Third-Party Security Tools

    Premium-Inhalt. Symantec DLP Suite v. 10 has added what it calls the Flex-Response capability to find sensitive data that has been left unprotected in the enterprise and apply security controls through encryption and DRM products from vendors such as PGP, Oracle, GigaTrust, Liquid Machines and Microsoft.

  • Gartner: Most enterprise collaboration apps moving to Web 2.0

    Premium-Inhalt. While retaining secondary support for documents, 80 per cent of enterprise collaboration platforms will primarily be based on browser-based Web 2.0 techniques by 2013, according to Gartner. As wiki-like collaboration techniques mature and gain more acceptance, Web 2.0 approaches will become increasingly influential, the report said.

  • Survey puts iPhone at close second in market share

    Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone is on track to become the most popular smartphone in the U.S. market, according to . iPhone market share now stands at 30 percent, versus 40 percent for the current reigning champion, Research In Motion's BlackBerry. Bringing up third is Palm's webOS platform with 7 percent, which counts as a win for the company if only because its precipitous market share is no longer falling off a cliff.

  • HDS Eyes Cloud with New Offering

    Premium-Inhalt. With an eye on the cloud, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has introduced a new portfolio of storage offerings that targets large enterprises wanting to set up private clouds and systems integrators who want to offer cloud-based storage. As part of the cloud offerings, HDS also unveiled a new content platform that the company says provides security, reliability and multitenancy for cloud infrastructures.

  • Ta da! A new Windows emerges from Vista's dark shadow

    Premium-Inhalt. It's hard not to conclude that the glitz has gone out of operating system launches. To anyone who remembers the launch of Windows 95, all the succeeding iterations of Microsoft's desktop operating system have failed to develop the same level of hype.

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