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  • Surfen am Arbeitsplatz - was ist rechtens?

    Dulden, abmahnen oder kündigen?

    Ein Arbeitsplatz ohne Internetzugang ist kaum noch vorstellbar. Zunehmend sehen sich Arbeitgeber daher veranlasst, verbindliche Regeln für den betriebsbezogenen Einsatz des Internets aufzustellen. …mehr

  • Seagate bringt seine ersten SSDs

    "Pulsar"

    Der Festplattenhersteller Seagate Technology hat mit "Pulsar" seine ersten Solid-State Drives (SSDs) auf Basis von Flash-Speicherchips angekündigt. …mehr

  • Der IT-Gipfel konkretisiert das Internet der Dienste

    Forschungsergebnisse und Firmengründungen

    Im Vorfeld des vierten IT-Gipfels in Stuttgart haben von der Regierung geförderte IT-Forschungsprojekte am Fraunhofer IAO Leistungsnachweise vorgelegt. …mehr

  • US-Verlage eröffnen gemeinsam digitalen Kiosk für Zeitschriften

    Schulterschluss

    Fünf der größten amerikanischen Zeitschriftenverlage starten ein Joint Venture, um sich künftig gemeinsam im Internet zu präsentieren. …mehr

  • Urteil im Telekom-Prozess verzögert sich

    Nicht mehr 2009

    Im Frankfurter Anlegerschutzprozess um den Börsengang der Deutschen Telekom verzögert sich das Urteil. …mehr

  • Cloud Computing-Anbieter im Härtetest

    Wolkige Versprechen statt harte Fakten

    Selten gab es so wenig Transparenz im Markt für neue internetbasierte IT-Services wie seit Beginn des Cloud-Computing-Hypes. Die Experton Group vergleicht die wichtigsten Angebote.  …mehr

  • "Viele IT-Jobs wird es nicht mehr geben"

    CA-Chef Scheil im Interview

    Wenn Cloud Computing die Zukunft ist, sind dann Softwarehäuser nur noch Zulieferer der Cloud-Dienstleister? Das wollten wir von Helge Scheil wissen, dem Geschäftsführer der CA Deutschland GmbH in Darmstadt. …mehr

  • "Sparen Sie sich die Berater"

    Firmengründung

    Unternehmensgründer Wolfgang Herfurtner wünscht sich weniger Bürokratie und empfiehlt, das Geld lieber in Produktentwicklung als in Berater zu investieren. …mehr

  • Konica Minolta PagePro 4650EN im Test

    Schwarzweiß-Laser für Profi-Einsatz

    Der Schwarzweiß-Laserdrucker Konica Minolta PagePro 4650EN ist ein Drucker für den professionellen Einsatz. Die Ausstattung ist üppig, der Seitenpreis niedrig.  …mehr

  • Die Cloud im Prozessor

    Intel-Chip mit 48 Rechenkernen

    Intel-Forscher haben den Prototypen eines Prozessors mit 48 Kernen enthüllt. Der Chip realisiert Prinzipien des Cloud-Computing und soll Rechenzentren künftig um ein Vielfaches energieeffizienter machen - sowie erheblich Platz sparen. …mehr

  • Erstes Software-Update für das Motorola Droid/Milestone

    Beseitigt Kinderkrankheiten

    In den USA können sich die Besitzer eines Motorola Milestone über die erste Betriebssystem-Aktualisierung freuen. Die Firmware des Android-Smartphone, das Motorola in Deutschland unter dem Namen Milestone verkauft, wird auf Version 2.0.1 gehievt.  …mehr

  • Sprungbrett Cloud-Services

    Security-Prognose 2010

    Unternehmen werden im kommenden Jahr zunehmend auf Hybrid-Modelle umsteigen, so eine Prognose von Optenet. Damit lassen sich sicherheitskritische Daten intern und weniger kritische Daten cloudbasiert halten - bei gleichzeitiger Kostensenkung und hohem Security-Standard. …mehr

  • IT-Branche als Hoffnungsträger

    IT-Gipfel in Stuttgart

    Die Bundesregierung hat die IT-Branche zum Hoffnungsträger in der Konjunkturkrise ausgerufen. Außerdem will sie die Sicherheit im Internet deutlich verbessern. …mehr

  • Supplier-Management bringt wirklich viel

    IT-intim - Die Sorgen der CIOs

    Sie wollen unter anderem den Verwaltungsaufwand im IT-Einkauf reduzieren. Wie gehen Sie dabei vor? …mehr

  • E-Mail-Benachrichtigungen stören Arbeitsfluss empfindlich

    Konzentration wird unterbrochen

    Schon kurze E-Mail-Benachrichtigungen können den Arbeitsablauf empfindlich stören. …mehr

  • Android-Version des HD2 nimmt Formen an

    HTC Bravo

    Das Technik-Blog ai.rs hat ein scharfes Bild des HTC Bravo veröffentlicht, das wie ein Produktfoto des Herstellers aussieht.  …mehr

  • Novell macht künftig in Intelligent Workload Management

    Neue Strategie

    Novell will mit einer neuen strategischen Stoßrichtung von den boomenden Märkten Virtualisierung und Cloud Computing profitieren. …mehr

  • Die CPUs mit der besten Energieeffizienz

    Hardware im Test

    Wenn ein CPU-Hersteller mit einem sparsamen Stromverbrauch eines Prozessors wirbt, hat dies oft auch eine geringere Rechenleistung zur Folge. Wir stellen Ihnen die CPUs mit der besten Energieeffizienz im Test vor. …mehr

  • Kein Configuration-Management = vergebene Alignment-Chance

    Studie des itSMF

    Die Mehrzahl der deutschen Unternehmen hat Nachholbedarf hinsichtlich des Konfigurations-Managements. So machen sie sich die Ausrichtung der IT am Business unnötig schwer. …mehr

  • Deutsche IT-Dienstleister haben Entwicklung verschlafen

    Europa-Studie

    Im Vergleich zu ihren europäischen Wettbewerbern setzen deutsche Systemhäuser im Mittelstand noch verhältnismäßig häufig auf klassische Service- und Abrechnungsmodelle. Dabei nutzen sie die Chancen neuer Konzepte wie etwa der "Managed Services" viel zu wenig. …mehr

  • Telekom-Vorstand Akhavan wechselt zu Siemens SEN

    Überraschung

    Das Führungstrio der Deutsche Telekom bricht überraschend auseinander. …mehr

  • Uni untersucht Kinderporno-Handel im Internet

    Erste Ergebnisse zur CeBIT

    Die Universität Hannover untersucht den Handel mit Kinderpornografie im Internet. …mehr

  • IT-Kompass 2010 - letzte Chance zum Mitmachen

    Preise im Wert von über 1000 Euro

    Die gemeinsam von IDC und COMPUTERWOCHE gestartete Umfrage unter deutschen IT-Anwenderunternehmen läuft noch bis Ende dieser Woche. Machen Sie mit und gewinnen Sie ein Netbook "Aspire one Pro 531" von Acer oder ein Nokia E52 Business Smartphone. …mehr

  • IT-Industrie setzt auf Flexibilität

    Arbeitszeitsmodelle

    IT-Dienstleister sind bestrebt, die Arbeitszeit flexibel zu gestalten, um Kurzarbeit zu vermeiden. …mehr

  • Mit Storage-Virtualisierung zur perfekten IT

    Ratgeber Speicherkonzepte

    Speicher-Virtualisierung ermöglicht mehr Flexibilität, Effizienz und Ausfallsicherheit im Data Center. Lesen Sie, welche Konzepte sich in der Praxis bewährt haben. …mehr

  • Das müssen Sie über Softwarewartung wissen

    Supportkosten senken

    Softwarewartung ist ein sicheres Geschäft - für die Hersteller. Doch zunehmend hinterfragen die Kunden die Leistungen und die dafür verlangten Gebühren. Wer an den richtigen Schrauben dreht, kann die Kosten drücken. …mehr

  • Motorola to sell Droid-style phone in China this month

    Premium-Inhalt. Motorola will start selling a smartphone similar to the Droid in China this month, but the phone will use China's homegrown 3G standard and a China Mobile operating system.

  • After code is released, Adobe Illustrator fix due Jan 8

    Premium-Inhalt. Nearly a week after an unidentified hacker posted attack code that exploits a flaw in Adobe's Illustrator software, the company says it will fix the issue by Jan. 8.

  • Air hockey games for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. For those who remember the early days of Mac, you might recall a fun (but colorless!) game from Broderbund called Shufflepuck Café. You whacked a puck around, hoping to get a goal. For those in a nostalgic mood, or who want to re-create the hectic action of the real-world version--available at a bowling alley near you--air hockey on the iPhone takes advantage of the touchscreen display and exceptional sound on the device.

  • Computerworld Top 10 Most Influential - #4 Financial Crisis

    Premium-Inhalt. As the year draws to a close, it is time to recognise the people, products, organisations, trends and events that have had the greatest influence on the ICT industry and community. We have therefore launched the inaugural Computerworld Top 10 Most Influential.

  • Spacebook laptop to launch screen space race

    Premium-Inhalt. With its first laptop, gScreen Computer Corp. will deliver 4.6 million pixels of desktop real estate with the Spacebook's dual 17-inch LED screens, for under $3,000.

  • Is the CrunchPad - JooJoo Battle For Real?

    Premium-Inhalt. Maybe it was just 's way of getting his name off a project whose final outcome was going to be a dog?

  • Cisco, EMC joint venture makes progress

    Premium-Inhalt. A month since its introduction, the is percolating with activity before it starts business in the first quarter.

  • Dead Rising 2 team looking for open-world & FPS devs

    Premium-Inhalt. Once Blue Castle Games wraps up work on the highly-anticipated , it's become very clear that they won't be going back to another baseball game. recently discovered that indicates that the company will be shifting over to "an exciting new action project."

  • Rockstar makes iPhone debut with Beaterator

    Premium-Inhalt. With the company's wares and PSP, it should come as no surprise that Rockstar is now looking to Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch as potential new gaming platforms. The company announced that its first official game for the iPhone and iPod Touch, the Timbaland-headlined music-creation title Beaterator, has released today for $4.99.

  • Dead Space 2 announced for PC, PS3, & 360

    Premium-Inhalt. While details are still scarce--something we're working towards fixing--EA announced Dead Space 2 earlier today. The true follow-up to our , , Dead Space 2 will be seeing release on the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 next year. Among the scant information released by EA is that Isaac Clarke will once again serve as the game's protagonist, and that there will be more weapons to dismember the many necromorphs.

  • M.U.L.E. reborn online

    Premium-Inhalt. M.U.L.E., released in 1983 by the fledgling Electronic Arts, and designed by Dani Bunten of Ozark Softscape, is one of the original multiplayer strategy games. Originally released for the Atari 400/800, and later the Commodore 64, IBM PC Jr, and Nintendo Entertainment System, M.U.L.E. was a four-player strategy game that relied heavily on its simulation of an economic system. Set on the fictional planet of Irata (that's Atari backwards) players were tasked with balancing the supply and demand of an assortment of different resources; food, energy, smithore, and crystite by buying and selling them with other players. The M.U.L.E.s of the title were "Multi Use Labor Elements" - mechanical beasts of burden that were used to develop and harvest resources on Irata.

  • E-mail and the advantages of deception

    Premium-Inhalt. Reader Gary Campbell expresses a concern about his privacy along these lines:

  • PSP Minis to be playable on the PS3 'shortly'

    Premium-Inhalt. While the PS3 has a superb suite of downloadable games, including the Pixeljunk series, Flower, and Noby Noby Boy, the output of new titles hasn't been as consistent as competing downloadable services like Xbox Live Arcade and the Wii Shop Channel. Sony is taking a step towards evening the downloadable playing field by introducing PSP Minis to the PS3, according to the .

  • Yakuza 3 coming to US PS3s in March

    Premium-Inhalt. In the eight months since its initial Japanese release, gamers have been clamoring for a US release for the open-world Japan-set crime sim Yakuza 3. Sega has finally catered to the fans' wishes by confirming a March 2010 US release for PS3-exclusive Yakuza 3. Reports earlier in the year that emanated from had suggested that low sales of the previous Yakuza games would put the third game's localization on ice.

  • Dark Void developer hires Portal team lead

    Premium-Inhalt. With the company's work on coming to a close, Airtight Games is beginning to prep for upcoming projects, and hiring up with some top industry talent in the process. Kim Swift, best known for her work on (and its student-created predecessor Narbacular Drop), will be joining the company with a Project Lead.

  • Etsy artist selling wallets made out of Atari carts

    Premium-Inhalt. I have never, in my 28 years of life, had a wallet that would be considered fashionable or cool. I also have a severe lack of wallet organization skills, which leads to important credit cards getting sandwiched in-between retail store discount cards and cash being buried under unnecessary bar receipts. In short, I've spent my entire wallet-owning existence with a real-life . Fortunately, has opened today that may be the cure to my many money-holding ills.

  • iTunes Store (finally) adds album previews

    Premium-Inhalt. Back in September, in my , I lamented the fact that despite overhauling the design of the iTunes Store, Apple hadn't provided a way to preview all tracks on an album with a single click--a feature other music services, such as , have had for years.

  • McAfee Announces Full Spectrum Network Defense Solution

    Premium-Inhalt. McAfee has announced the McAfee Full Spectrum Network Defense solution. This announcement features enhancements to the McAfee Network Security Platform, including day-zero malware detection, network threat behavior analysis, and application-level security. The solution includes Network IPS, User Behavior Analysis, Network Threat Behavior Analysis, Network Access Control, and McAfee Firewall Enterprise.

  • Blue Coat's ADN model is 'world's first Cloud 2.0 approach'

    Premium-Inhalt. To combat growing cyber threats, application delivery network (ADN) solutions firm Blue Coat says it has unveiled the world's first Cloud 2.0 approach.

  • Outsourcing Prices Likely to Drop in 2010, But at What Cost?

    Premium-Inhalt. , and industry watchers expect the downward trend to continue next year. It's not just the global economic slowdown that's sending IT service prices south, it is also the increased use of offshoring, pricing pressure from customers, and a reduction in vendors' services.

  • NASA tweaks its iPhone app

    Premium-Inhalt. NASA has updated its popular and free . Version 1.1 of sports new features and enhancements, including tracking features and more detailed mission content.

  • Orange launches own mobile application shop

    Premium-Inhalt. Orange will this month get on the mobile-application-store bandwagon and launch its own shop, the operator said on Wednesday.

  • Digital Publications May Be A Hard Sell

    Premium-Inhalt. Five of the largest U.S. newspaper and magazine publishers have announced plans to develop a new digital format that would meld the visual esthetics of print with the rich capabilities of online media, including video, social networking, touch input, and games. A joint venture of publishing powerhouses Time Inc., News Corp., Conde Nast, Hearst Corp., and Meredith Corp., the project will launch next year. It's designed to offer a superior user experience to current e-readers such as the and , which are fine for book-reading but ill-equipped to handle video, high-resolution color images, and other media elements that today's Web-browsing readers take for granted.

  • iMedia Browser makes accessing your media easy

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's iLife suite make it easy to share your media--photos, music, and movies--between iLife's programs thanks to a handy media browser. Karelia's extends that functionality across all applications. Made to look much like the iLife browser, iMedia Browser is a standalone application that provides quick access to your media--and to your bookmarks.

  • Apple releases AirPort update, firmware updates

    Premium-Inhalt. If it's late in the day out here on the east coast, it can only mean one thing: time for Apple to drop some updates like they're hot--or at least room temperature, anyway. The company released a slew of patches on Tuesday, including an AirPort Client update, a pair of EFI firmware updates for the MacBook and MacBook Pro, and a SuperDrive Firmware update.

  • Mover+ and Mover Lite for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. If there's one thing that our newfangled handheld doodads are good at, it's sharing files. E-mail, instant message, FTP--the list of ways to send things to people goes on and on.

  • Leading from a Distance: What Managers Need to Know

    Premium-Inhalt. In a market fraught with uncertainty, many companies have focused on cutting expenses and increasing productivity and efficiency as a way to stem market share losses and reverse downward sales trends. This often means downsizing and reorganizing to reduce labor costs, eliminate redundancy, and better target scarce resources. In the process, offices have been closed, divisions and departments merged, employees dispersed, and leaders challenged to manage wider spans of control--often covering multiple locations. In the changed global business landscape, gaining competitive advantage will depend in part on the ability of business units, divisions, and functional departments to collaborate successfully across a whole new set of boundaries.

  • CrunchPad, take two: Meet JooJoo

    Premium-Inhalt. Just when you thought the (or that Michael Arrington might actually shut up for five minutes) along comes news of its revival, only this time it's got a new name and a new daddy.

  • Risk Priorities for Financial Institutions in 2010

    Premium-Inhalt. Looking through the holidays into 2010 there are four clear priorities for risk management that cut across all tiers with financial institutions. Over the last year the pendulum has swung from the exotic to the pragmatic, from chaos to order within financial services. The four priorities for risk in 2010 can be derived from the word D.A.T.A.(data, analysis, transparency, accuracy).

  • Why Apple Won't Clean Up App Store User Reviews

    Premium-Inhalt. The that led Apple to purge 1,000 iPhone apps underscores why the App Store user review system needs repair.

  • Notify 2 Pro metamorphoses into lightweight e-mail client

    Premium-Inhalt. E-mail's a very important part of our everyday lives. Between the newsletters, the personal correspondence, the "hold on, did you get that thing I sent you" messages, and the spam, we're still stuck with it. Mac OS X has an app for that. It's called Mail, but it's a bit too feature-rich for some folks, especially compared to the minimalist Address Book and iCal apps. What if there were an e-mail client for OS X that stripped everything down to the basics and added a nice layer of polish on top?

  • Troubleshooting: Solve PC Problems Without Losing It

    Premium-Inhalt. Some days I feel like technology is conspiring against me. In the past couple weeks I've been through the wringer with my , my Apple iPhone, and my Nintendo Wii. Oh, and then there was Skype, which worked fine for a week straight and then suddenly started locking up my system. Argh!

  • First Look: Chrome for Mac

    Premium-Inhalt. Just when you thought there were already too many OS X browsers--Safari, Firefox, OmniWeb, Camino, iCab, and Opera, to name but a few--one more enters the fray: . So what does Chrome for Mac bring to the browsing experience, and are there any features that might make you consider switching from your primary browser?

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