Premium-Inhalt. After facing virtually no competition for months after releasing the iPad, Apple's dominant market share faces a challenge as consumers consider purchasing tablets that could be viable iPad alternatives.
Premium-Inhalt. Attempts by Dutch authorities to take down the massive Bredolab botnet captured headlines this week, with infected PCs downloading fake antivirus software at week's end, and news surfacing that the suspected ringleader of the botnet was bringing in up to €100,000 (US$139,000) a month from his alleged illegal enterprise. In other news, Oracle's intellectual property lawsuit against SAP took a turn, but is still headed for trial on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Like cloud computing, social media is one of the most flogged terminologies today. But how far have Asian companies taken to this phenomenon? From a study, their numbers are still shy of a clear majority.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook said it purchased most of drop.io, an online content-sharing service, but the social-networking giant sounds more interested in acquiring the company's developers than its technology.
Premium-Inhalt. I think it finally happened. We'd all been expecting it for a while now, but not quite so suddenly or emphatically: Steve Ballmer has gone completely insane.
Premium-Inhalt. You might think that Apple can escape all those endless lawsuits about trademarks and intellectual property when it does business overseas, but no such luck. Also, a former POTUS loves his iPad, and look! Up there in the sky! It's a bird...it's a plane...well, actually, it's Steve Jobs's plane. Get ready to go up, up, and away with the remainders for Friday, October 29, 2010.
Premium-Inhalt. A flood of computer tablets is scheduled to hit the market in the next few months, but can any of them cut into iPad's market share?
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is acquiring Canesta, a company that has developed chips that allow natural user interactions with machines, furthering Microsoft's goal of creating more natural user interfaces.
Premium-Inhalt. MIPS Technologies this week said it will put its processor architecture in tablets and smartphones as it prepares to duel rivals Arm and Intel in those fast-growing markets.
Premium-Inhalt. The developers at Yahoo Labs have just released their latest experiment in keeping education entertaining--a simple game of adversarial economics dressed up as a zombie apocalypse.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is looking to make it easier to move existing Windows Server applications to the company's Windows Azure cloud platform via virtual machine technology.
Premium-Inhalt. When outside training consultants assess ERP implementations already in progress, they act very much like doctors. First they ask the patients (in this case the CIO, project teams, HR and training leads, etc.) what they are experiencing. Then they poke into a few areas looking for pain points and performance issues. They run a few tests to see if the surface symptoms match the deeper issues, and go further to uncover underlying training issues that might not yet have appeared as symptoms to the naked eye.
Premium-Inhalt. Gaming is obviously a huge draw on consumer smartphones. Games are the largest category of apps on the and a major area of growth for , and phone gaming in general is arguably the largest-growing segment in the game industry.
Premium-Inhalt. Last week, my company got a $100,000 phone bill. Turns out, some enterprising types have been bouncing their calls off our voice network. This allowed them to make numerous calls to a foreign country using our equipment. And it looks like we're stuck with the bill.
Premium-Inhalt. It's no secret that we here at GeekTech are , so imagine our excitement when we stumbled across a massive all-Lego hand-made map of Europe, monuments included! The idea to build the giant map, dubbed Euromap, was kickstarted at a 2009 Lego Fan Weekend event, and after months of planning a group of five dedicated European Lego fans got to work on the huge task.
Premium-Inhalt. Since receiving and installing my web bridge I've collected 4 weeks worth of energy consumption data and am now able to view and analyze my data using Google PowerMeter. My daily average is 1,012 W, my always-on usage is 466 W (which surprised me) and my home uses 32% less than other similar homes. I can see daily patterns including spikes in usage and I'm told what my current usage is compared to past usage (right now I'm 21% over expected usage so far today - oh dear!). Google PowerMeter also suggests certain actions such as installing CFL bulbs, unplugging chargers and putting computers in stand-by mode.
Premium-Inhalt. Online Americans like their news the old fashioned way--through network television, newspapers and magazines--but more than half of them think .
Premium-Inhalt. PayPal experienced an outage that at its peak affected most of its members for about an hour-and-a-half, but with aftershocks that lingered until midafternoon.
Premium-Inhalt. Following a blog post and some digging by games blog Kotaku, the world learned today that Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune left developer/publisher Capcom. Must be "quit week" for the industry or something.
Premium-Inhalt. from allows easy creation of really great-looking notes, which you can use as wallpaper on your iPhone. Of course, it's not interactive in any way, so you can't tap the note from your lock screen to see your notes app or anything. That would be groundbreaking; this app is simply useful.
Premium-Inhalt. In by , you will enjoy the privilege of playing the titular folk hero of Sherwood Forest, and, well, that's about all the connection there is with any of the Robin Hood stories I've ever heard--canonical or not.