Premium-Inhalt. The European Union gave the green light to Oracle's plan to buy Sun Microsystems. We expect one of next week's top story entries will be about Oracle's plans for Sun. Otherwise this week, Rambus and Samsung settled a legal dispute and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that her department will unveil initiatives to fight Internet censorship, which provoked ire from China. And, of course, there were more rumor rumblings and reports based on anonymous sources regarding Apple's tablet, which could well take top billing in next week's IT news.
Premium-Inhalt. China's biggest online game companies are increasingly looking to offer games in the U.S., bringing with them a game model where users play for free but must pay to get certain power-ups for their characters.
Premium-Inhalt. A Siemens research project has recently broken the record for wirelessly transmitting data, by making use of white LEDs () instead of radio waves. Siemens researchers here able to transmit data at 500Mbps, beating the previous record of 200Mbps, and completely obliterating (though upcoming WiFi standards could ).
Premium-Inhalt. Symantec's Norton Ghost 15 ($60 as of January 11, 2010) substantially improves one of the most capable on the market. Some of the new features are of interest only to business IT managers, while others will appeal to consumers. And all of the enhancements make this a powerful tool for anyone serious about .
Premium-Inhalt. Square Enix announced via their today that Final Fantasy I & II would be make their way to the iPhone sometime in the near future.
Premium-Inhalt. Mainland Australia's regional broadband traffic will be carried over Alcatel-Lucent's optical fibre network as part of a $250 million initiative to link blackspot areas to major centres.
Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices reached profitability for the first time in three years during the fourth quarter of 2009, benefiting from a legal settlement with Intel and a change in its business model, the company said on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. EA is standing by in a big way, as the company announced today that Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2011 will be releasing on multiple platforms this June, including the iPhone, PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii. Noticeably absent is a PC version--instead EA is focusing on a browser-based version of the golf series for PCs and Macs entitled Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online. In fact, a public beta for PGA Tour Online is beginning today.
Premium-Inhalt. Information imperialists unite! You have nothing to lose but your Gmail accounts.
Premium-Inhalt. Combinations of space- and ground-based may be the most economically palpable defenses can mount against and comets heading toward Earth, but there are more advanced defenses involving spacecraft and nuclear explosions that might be plausible in the future.
Premium-Inhalt. The 3M MPro120 delivers bright, high-quality images. Measuring just 0.9 by 2.4 by 4.7 inches, the 5.6-ounce MPro120 isn't much bigger than a thick candy bar, and it fits into a pocket just as easily.
Premium-Inhalt. If you want a pico projector that can display bright and colorful presentations all by itself, the Optoma PK102 ($250 as of January 11, 2010) may be what you need. Weighing 4.4 ounces, the 0.6-by-2.0-by-4.1-inch PK102 is the smallest pico projector we've recently tested. Despite being roughly the size of a deck of cards, however, this model packs enough power for solo business presentations for small audiences under low light conditions.
Premium-Inhalt. Tweeting is no longer only an earthly phenomenon.
Premium-Inhalt. The just-released final version of is a moderate improvement over previous versions -- it's faster and introduces a nifty new feature or two. But at heart, it's the same browser that has steadily gained market share against Internet Explorer for years.
Premium-Inhalt. Here at GeekTech, we're all about trying new and exciting things, so we're trying a new weekly feature called This Week in Geek, where we round up our favorite blog posts from the past seven days.
Premium-Inhalt. Patent litigation between Motorola and Research In Motion is heating up, with Motorola filing a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Premium-Inhalt. Why dwell on AT&T's and Verizon's supposed support of Apple's tablet when there are so many other rumors to choose from? With less than a week to go until -- or by some stretch of the imagination does not reveal -- its tablet device, rumors have predictably , no longer focusing on the whens and ifs of the tablet, but what it will include and how.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T is disputing a financial analyst's of its wireless capital spending, saying there is more to its mobility investments than was represented in the report.
Premium-Inhalt. Last week in New York I was able to attend a conference sponsored by IBM which was titled "Creating a Smarter Bank with a Competitive Edge". The seminar, aside from being interesting and informative, brought together a combination of financial services executives, capital markets experts, consultants, and industry analysts. I identified three dominant themes for the day:
Premium-Inhalt. YouTube made waves Wednesday evening when it announced a Flash-less . And now, mere months after rolling out a for iPhone and Android users, video-sharing site Vimeo has just announced the rollout of its very own .
Premium-Inhalt. Google's getting some moral support from the government in its decision to stop censoring search in China.
Premium-Inhalt. Would the Java community thrive as well under Oracle's as it did under Sun Microsystems'? Vendors of Java products seem split about the question.
Premium-Inhalt. With Apple recently marketing their iPhone and iPod Touch portable devices as gaming platforms, casual gaming on the go has seen a bit of a twilight. Independent developers have been enjoying increased exposure thanks to low prices and easy availability on Apple's App Store, and with the recent rumors that Apple's soon-to-be-announced Tablet will also feature a wide variety of games (many rumored to come straight from top shelf developer Electronic Arts), it's become evident that the multimedia conglomerate has recognized the importance of the gaming dollar.
Premium-Inhalt. Call me the Miss Manners of Mobility if you want, but I believe in cell phone etiquette. What is etiquette, anyway? It's really nothing more than a set of rules we all agree to follow in order to be considerate toward others. We follow them as our contribution to the kind of society we want to live in.
Premium-Inhalt. So far it looks like the that NASA’s is still alive is -- .
Premium-Inhalt. Hed: Shift happens and reality doesn't go awayReality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. -- Philip K Dick
Premium-Inhalt. Flash-based memory is still too expensive to be a data center's primary technology, but solid-state disks may ultimately replace mechanical hard disk drives, says Hitachi Data Systems' CTO
Premium-Inhalt. While the and get all the attention, the is still chugging along as Apple's "hold everything" media player--even if while we wait for a higher-capacity iPod touch.
Premium-Inhalt. A federal judge's decision today to in a music piracy case involving Minnesota native Jammie Thomas-Rasset should come as no surprise considering the against her.
Premium-Inhalt. Forum Duck and Cover has been following the Bethesda v. Interplay court case very closely and today they've obtained the specific portions of court testimony that Bethesda wanted redacted to hide the existence of a World of Warcraft-like MMO.