Zum ersten Mal vergaben COMPUTERWOCHE und CIO den Preis "Global Exchange Award". Alle Kriterien erfüllt hatten Bewerber, wenn sie länderübergreifende IT-Projekte fristgerecht und zu den geplanten Kosten abgeschlossen hatten. Mindestens aber mussten sie ein Projekt gestemmt haben, das von einem multikulturellen Team über zwei oder mehr Kontinente hinweg realisiert wurde. …mehr
Im hart umkämpften Security-Markt möchte der Web- und E-Mail-Gateway-Anbieter Clearswift Anteile hinzugewinnen und unterbreitet nun seinen Partnern ein attraktives Angebot. Um Neukunden zu gewinnen, dürfen nun Clearswift-Partner die Offerten der Wettbewerber um 20 Prozent unterbieten. Gleichzeitig soll die Marge absolut die gleiche verbleiben wie bisher. …mehr
Der taiwanesische OEM-Computerhersteller Quanta muss sich für das bevorstehende Geschäftsjahr 2011 warm anziehen. Weil der größte Kunde und weltweite Branchenführer Hewlett-Packard geringere Herstellungskosten verlangt, zeitgleich jedoch die Personalkosten in China steigen, wird Quanta zum aktuellen Preisniveau 2011 zwischen drei und fünf Millionen Notebooks bewusst weniger produzieren. …mehr
FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)--Die Deutsche Börse passt außerplanmäßig zum 9. November den Streubesitz bei Smartrac im TecDAX und TAG Immobilien im SDAX an. Der Streubesitzanteil beider Werte habe sich im Rahmen von Kapitalmaßnahmen jeweils um mehr als 10 Prozentpunkte geändert, heißt es in einer Mitteilung vom Freitag zur Begründung. …mehr
Ein Team um den Wong Onn Chee, CTO bei Resolvo Systems, hat eine neue verheerende Form der DDoS-Attacken (Distributed Denial of Service) entdeckt, die durch einen Fehler in HTTP ermöglicht wird. Das grundlegende Web-Protokoll ist "kaputt" und setzt alle Web-Dienste einem Risiko aus, so Onn Chee gegenüber dem Security-Portal Dark Reading. Demnach sind DDoS-Attacken mithilfe schädlicher Online-Games möglich, ohne erst Computer mit Malware zu infizieren. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook announced this week a new feature called , which will give businesses a way to offer special incentives and discounts via the social networking site's location-based Places service. Mark Sullivan explains on this week's edition of the PCWorld Podcast.
Premium-Inhalt. from the Chinese vendors building critical infrastructure in the U.S., the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Dan Moren's away, and Jason Snell outranks me, so I'm tackling the remainders for Friday, November 5, 2010.
Premium-Inhalt. Give a man a fish, the saying goes, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he eats for a lifetime. The same holds true, I think, in the world of cocktails. Teach a man to make a credible martini, and he'll stop spending all his time worrying about fish.
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Premium-Inhalt. In addition to fixing everyday image problems, such as exposure, red eye, and color saturation, most photo editors allow users to change the style of their photos, making them black and white or sepia or adding other effects. (free for Basic edition; $49 for Artist; $99 for Pro) expands the special effects features to offer endless possibilities to would-be artists.
Premium-Inhalt. Create .jpeg files of Websites you visit. It seems like a straightforward enough idea, and you can understand the utility of capturing what a Website looked like at a particular point in time. WebSnap is an app that does just that. However, too much is currently lacking in WebSnap for it to act as a go-to app.
Premium-Inhalt. DSLs (Domain Specific languages), continuous integration, and event sourcing were stressed as key aids for software builders Friday by a dignitary in the agile development space.
Premium-Inhalt. Dust off your spyglass and get ready to snoop; has another Nancy Drew adventure game ready for the Mac. While the developer--known for producing games for girls and women--has nearly two dozen Nancy Drew games available for the Windows PC platform, marks their third release for the Mac. Like other games in the series, Shadow at the Water's Edge lets players play as Nancy and features several other familiar characters from the popular Carolyn Keene series as they find themselves solving a mystery, this time in Japan. Shadow at the Water's Edge can feel slow due to the lengthy dialogue and challenging puzzles but the dynamic characters, beautiful graphics, and an enticing story ultimately make for a rich gaming experience.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell dumped RIM's BlackBerry as its business smartphone and announced that it would be supplying 25,000 of its employees with the Windows 7-powered . The move is yet more gloom for RIM that has already been having a stinker of a bad year.
Premium-Inhalt. An FBI agent has been in the courtroom each day this week watching the Oracle-SAP trial, suggesting U.S. law enforcement continues to take an interest in the case.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle's lawsuit against SAP, alleging intellectual-property theft by SAP's former subsidiary TomorrowNow, went to trial this week, garnering daily headlines out of the U.S. District Court in Oakland, California. Otherwise, as is so often the case, security-related stories captured interest, and the U.S. midterm elections provoked questions about network neutrality's future, among other issues.
Premium-Inhalt. People who die in Hollywood movies often find themselves floating around on a cloud as angels. Now a startup in Huntsville, Alabama, will let you go to a different kind of cloud after you die: the computing kind.
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Premium-Inhalt. Hardware developer announced Tuesday the release of its 4-bay, full-featured NAS server, the . The server—intended for small businesses and home offices—works with Synology's DiskStation Manager 3.0 operating system to provide secure and ample storage space, stream multimedia entertainment, and manage data. Available now in stores, the DiskStation DS411j enclosure retails for $333.
Premium-Inhalt. I'm a big fan of Cultured Code's Things, the task and project manager for Mac. As I mentioned , it finds the near-ideal middle ground--for me, at least--between simple to-do lists and overly complex, Getting Things Done project organizers.
Premium-Inhalt. With the many business and government organizations that now use open source software such as Linux, it's becoming increasingly clear that price is not the only advantage such software holds. If it were, companies that adopted it during the Great Recession would surely have switched back to the expensive proprietary stuff as soon as conditions began to ease, and that's clearly .
Premium-Inhalt. Among touchscreen , Fujifilm's FinePix Z800EXR ($200 as of 11/4/2010) is one of the top options we've come across, thanks to an intuitive and easy-to-use interface, very fast autofocus, and some of the best in-camera editing and playback options we've ever seen.
Premium-Inhalt. The Black Hat security conference will kick off in Abu Dhabi on Monday with new information revealed about the Stuxnet malicious software program along with other cutting-edge research.
Premium-Inhalt. InternetNZ is concerned a new section of the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Bill, suggested by the , reverses the usual principle of innocence until guilt has been proved.
Premium-Inhalt. Sceptics have begun to express alternative views on the initially positively received latest version of the ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) text.
Premium-Inhalt. The rapid "consumerization" of IT is slowly blurring the lines between the personal and the enterprise, subsequently posing new threats to network security and giving new headaches to IT executives who still have to grapple with budget issues, network and security vendor Juniper Networks remarked recently.