Premium-Inhalt. Don't look now, but your laptop may be watching you.
Premium-Inhalt. I was excited to try out , a free app from . I haven't found a supermarket shopping list app that really works for me yet, and Grocery Pal promised an extra slick feature that had me intrigued: Integration with your local supermarkets' circulars, so that you can learn about in-store specials and promotions while building your list.
Premium-Inhalt. The revealed a preview of the National Broadband Plan it intends to propose to Congress next month. The outlines some ambitious, yet reasonable, initiatives aimed at expanding and modernizing access to broadband in the United States.
Premium-Inhalt. After years of legal squabbling between and the , Redmond will soon make it easier for Internet Explorer users in Europe to switch Web browsers. Starting next week, Microsoft will offer a "Web browser choice screen" to Windows users in Europe who have IE as their default browser.
Premium-Inhalt. Fujitsu announced an expanded portfolio of CELSIUS workstations featuring the latest Intel Core and Intel Xeon processors. With the new CELSIUS W280, CELSIUS W380 and CELSIUS W480, Fujitsu is offering application-optimized professional workstations, designed to increase productivity in a variety of business environments, ranging from entry-level to advanced, the vendor claimed.
Premium-Inhalt. 's just-released beta of the Outlook Social Connector aims to solve a formidable problem: How to retain Outlook's centrality when social networking sites and services such as , LinkedIn and have become increasingly important. It largely succeeds.
Premium-Inhalt. The week opened with the busy Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and ended with the leak of part of a document related to secret negotiations to craft an anticounterfeiting trade agreement. In between, Microsoft and Yahoo got the go-ahead on their search deal, Google got the OK to enter the energy business and a massive botnet was revealed. There was enough unsavory news to lead us to end the week contemplating bobsledding and our dream home office, because sometimes we all just need a little break.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple CEO Steve Jobs, author J.K. Rowling, former Vice President Al Gore, entrepreneur Richard Branson, and Nintendo Entertainment general manager Shigeru Miyamoto all have something in common--and I'm not talking about the size of their disposable incomes. Rather, each is a recipient of (PDF link), one of four annual honors handed out annually by the Jim Henson Company since 2005, with Jobs taking home the 2009 award.
Premium-Inhalt. The planned US$9 billion acquisition of the African assets of Kuwait's Zain by India's Bharti Airtel will face its major test this year, after the Zain license in Niger was shortened by five years.
Premium-Inhalt. Today's hint is for those of you who, like me, use Terminal often and occasionally have a need to do things there as the root user. If you don't know what Terminal is, don't know what the root user is, or haven't ever heard of the sudo command, this hint probably isn't for you.
Premium-Inhalt. I've been a keyboard shortcut fan for a long time. Sure, icons and eye candy have their place -- I'd rather double-click an icon than, say, type run c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 12\Winword.exe. On the other hand, I'd sure rather click a file name and hit delete than drag an icon to my Recycle Bin (assuming I can even find it on my cluttered desktop).
Premium-Inhalt. What is it about large organizations that make it easy for them to lose their collective minds? It seems that the news is full of cases of this kind of lunacy that defy belief.
Premium-Inhalt. The next version of Onlive's beta won't be available until next week, but the company's founder and CEO, Steve Perlman, showed off the latest build of the cloud gaming service to a packed crowd at DICE 2010. In a session called "Instant Gratification: Video Games In The 'Now' Era," Perlman not only describe the reasons that gaming needs to shift to a more consumer-friendly methods, but the features his service will use to cater to them.
Premium-Inhalt. At the Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona this week, both Sony and Microsoft announced new phones that support PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, respectively. Platform agnostic gamers' lives are about to get complicated.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel is going after the tablet market for its low-power processors, including an upcoming Atom processor designed for mobile phones, the company said.
Premium-Inhalt. Security auditing vendor nCircle Network today announced free priority ratings for patches coming from Microsoft, Adobe, Apple and others, offering IT managers and end users help in deciding what should be fixed first.
Premium-Inhalt. There was no let up in spamming and phishing activities last month even as the entire world watched with sympathy the tragedy in Haiti. To add to the sorrow behind the devastating earthquake on 12 January, cyber criminals took advantage of the tragedy to launch spamming and phishing attacks.
Premium-Inhalt. Call rates are expected to fall after the Independent Communication Commission of South Africa (Icasa) bowed to pressure and approved an interconnection agreement submitted by South Africa's three major mobile operators.
Premium-Inhalt. The new head of Middle East mobile operator Zain, Nabil Bin Salama, faces the tough task of coming up with new growth and acquisition strategies after ex-CEO Saad Al Barrak resigned in the wake of a failed deal with Vivendi.
Premium-Inhalt. Chief information officers (CIOs) in India are said to be becoming as demanding as their global counterparts, requiring a "fresh approach" from IT vendors.
Premium-Inhalt. Aiming to improve the flexibility of its compliance system to improve user efficiency and reduce mounting system queries, investment company Millennium Global Investments (MGI) recently deployed JBoss Enterprise BRMS (Business Rules Management System), an open-source business rules solution developed by Red Hat, Inc.