Welche gesetzlichen Auflagen müssen Rechenzentren künftig beachten? Der Branchenverband The Green Grid hat untersucht, was die Gesetzgebung in Deutschland, Frankreich und Großbritannien Betreibern von Rechenzentren beim Energieverbrauch vorschreibt - und wie diese Vorgaben einzuhalten sind. …mehr
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Umfragen zeigen, dass Investitionen in BI-Systeme (Business Intelligence) seit Jahren zu den Top-Prioritäten der IT-Entscheider gehören. Trotz Wirtschaftskrise gibt es kaum ein Unternehmen, das nicht in irgendeiner Form in BI-Initiativen investiert. Allerdings haben diese Projekte häufig nur einen begrenzten Umfang - häufig fehlt eine umfassende firmenweite Strategie. …mehr
Deutsche verfügen im internationalen Vergleich nicht über genügend Kompetenz im Umgang mit neuen Technologien. So lautet ein Ergebnis der Delphi-Studie, bei der 550 Experten aus Politik, Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft mitmachten. Insgesamt bewerteten sie 144 Entwicklungen und Trends. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Some games seem to be at the top of the iTunes App Store charts day in and day out, particularly some of those evergreen free games - but which titles are making the most money? Here's a look at the past week's biggest earners on the iPhone and the iPod Touch. There are some predictable choices here, but one or two surprises too, including two different versions of Monopoly, plus (somehow - read on to find out how) a free game. Notably absent from this list? Early winner Command and Conquer Red Alert, which is already no longer even in the top 50.
Premium-Inhalt. Klausner Technologies, a company with 25 patents related to visual voicemail technology, filed a lawsuit charging Motorola and Research In Motion with infringing its patents.
Premium-Inhalt. This Friday (November 27) Nintendo is releasing two new colors of its popular DSi hardware, each including $20 of pre-installed downloadable software. Gamers will be able to chose between a Mario-themed metallic blue DSi that comes with Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again, Dr. Mario Express, and WariWare Snapped, or a "grown up" white DSi that includes Brain Age Express: Arts and Letters, Brain Age Express: Sudokum Brain Age Express: Math, Clubhouse Games Express: Card Classics, and the Photo Clock application. The bundles are the same price as a standard DSi, so that's $169.99. Some retailers are already gently discounting the hardware, with listing them for $154.98.
Premium-Inhalt. While Black Friday brings some great deals this week, most publishers have pushed their big titles out of the door already, and dedicated gamers have picked them up at launch. With that in mind, the big three consoles are delivering great downloadable titles this week with the hopes that you'll spend your time (and money) sitting on the couch this weekend.
Premium-Inhalt. Zipper Interactive over the weekend that the beta test for the upcoming PS3 shooter has been extended into next week. If you are part of the program you will be able to participate for longer, and if you are still on the fence about pre-ordering the game (which affords access) maybe the extra few days will prompt you to go for it. Here's what Zipper community guy Jeremy Dunham said this weekend.
Premium-Inhalt. With the for Star Trek Online set for February 2, 2010 Cryptic is now entering the next phase of its launch preparations in the shape of a beta test program. To sign up, simply head over to the site, and put in your application. Move quickly though, as applications are being processed on a first-come-first-served basis we're assured. All you have to do is sign up for a community account and answer some questions about your gaming habits and your PC hardware. The whole process takes about 30 seconds. The open beta period for the game will run from January 12 to January 26.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel's Core i9 chips are not won't hit the market for a few more months, but that hasn't stopped Polish site PCLab from putting the new 32 nanometer processors through its paces in a recent series of benchmark tests.
Premium-Inhalt. So you jailbroke your iPhone. Maybe you wanted to try out some of the third party apps. Maybe you just wanted to tweak your interface. Either way, you did it without . Now you're helplessly staring at a picture of , thanks to one of the new iPhone worms that are running wild--or worse, your personal information, including online banking data, . Here's how you can figure out which worms your iPhone might have, get rid of them, and ensure that they don't come back.
Premium-Inhalt. Google's gobbling up another advertising company, the search giant has announced. Google , a Silicon Valley startup specializing in "intelligent display advertising." Yep -- that means more online ads customized specifically for your visit.
Premium-Inhalt. The recently released Microsoft Security Intelligence Report highlights the vast improvements in security from Windows XP to Windows 7. Even so, no operating system is perfect. I asked security experts what they think about Windows 7 security and came up with a list of what Microsoft got right and where Microsoft is still missing the mark.
Premium-Inhalt. , a $10 game from , continues EA's march to port all its major sports titles (Madden, Tiger Woods, FIFA) to the iPhone. You might think it could be tough to slim down all the gameplay elements of a feature-rich console title like NBA Live so that they work on the iPhone's small, multi-touch screen.
Premium-Inhalt. Have a laptop or netbook and want to get more out of it? You're not alone. We've experienced the frustration of trying to keep data or bookmarks on a portable synchronized with those of a desktop PC or other laptops. We've struggled with diminishing battery life. We've needed assistance getting connected at hotspots or staying safe once online. And we've wondered how to take full advantage of USB flash drives.
Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Government has kicked off a new cyber security strategy with the creation of an emergency response team previously announced in May, called CERT Australia.
Premium-Inhalt. South Korean carrier KT will start selling the iPhone this month, the company said Monday, bringing the hit device to another Asian country.