Premium-Inhalt. News reports suggesting U.S. President Barack Obama's administration is planning to appoint a new privacy watchdog and push for new privacy laws met with mixed reaction Friday, with some critics questioning whether new laws are needed.
Premium-Inhalt. We used to go weeks -- months even -- with no news about Java, but that seems to be changing since Oracle bought Sun Microsystems and took over licensing control of the language, which sparked heat this week from the Apache Software Foundation. Oracle also brought star-power to the witness stand this week as CEO Larry Ellison testified in its intellectual-property theft case against SAP.
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Premium-Inhalt. The gives its stamp of approval to e-books, Steve Jobs dials 'D' for 'developer,' and Nintendo trademarks a classic catchphrase. The remainders for Thursday, November 11, 2010 are the first links of the rest of your life.
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Premium-Inhalt. What would you do with a plane that weights 10 grams? Or with a $300 iPhone-controlled quadrotor aircraft that weights just a few ounces? Would you impress your friends, do aerial photography, or would you just fly it for fun? Several DIY groups and academic researchers are making it easier to build and fly inexpensive, light-weight planes controlled with smartphones and infrared transmitters.
Premium-Inhalt. Some people speculated that Mark Hurd joined Oracle to get back at his former employer, Hewlett-Packard, but on Thursday he described other reasons for taking the job.
Premium-Inhalt. Year-old start-up company AppFirst is trying to shake up the way IT administrators think not only about application performance management but also server monitoring in general.
Premium-Inhalt. Technology is ever changing. What was ubiquitous one day can be archaic the next. Cassette drives no longer run software. We don't transfer files on a floppy disk, either 5.25" or 3.5". And today, a compelling case can be made that the days of the optical disk drive may be numbered.
Premium-Inhalt. Cloudstock, a technical conference dubbed "The Woodstock for Cloud Developers," is being held next month with backing from players including Google, Force.com, and Amazon Web Services.
Premium-Inhalt. While the television industry now considers social media involvement a necessity, the benefits of establishing a presence on Twitter, Facebook and other services haven't really been shown to include improved show ratings, according to a panel of television marketing executives at the in New York.
Premium-Inhalt. A group of cloud providers blamed traditional hardware and software companies for their role in discouraging cloud adoption, pointing fingers at Oracle's Mark Hurd, who spoke earlier here.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T Mobility notified its subscribers Thursday that they might be entitled to benefits from a proposed class-action settlement over alleged improper charging of Internet taxes.
Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo is denying reports that the company is in the midst of a 20% reduction of its workforce.
Premium-Inhalt. Yes, it's time for another segment of Letters from Cringeville, in which readers spank me for my assorted sins while I smile politely and say, "Thank you, kind sirs and madames, may I have another?" Here we go.
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Premium-Inhalt. The former college student who guessed his way into Sarah Palin's Yahoo e-mail account during the 2008 U.S. presidential election was sentenced to a year and a day in prison Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook has an invitation-only , and most of the media and tech blogosphere are speculating that the social network plans to unveil its own Web-based e-mail service. If those predictions are accurate, Facebook e-mail will provide a critical missing element for Facebook as a business marketing and communications platform.
Premium-Inhalt. The former college student who guessed his way into Sarah Palin's Yahoo e-mail account during the 2008 U.S. presidential election was sentenced to a year and a day in prison Friday,
Premium-Inhalt. You want to deploy Windows 7 but you can't let go of Internet Explorer 6. Unfortunately, that's no longer feasible: IE compatibility problems need to be solved fast to prevent Windows 7 delays, according to recent report from Gartner.
Premium-Inhalt. It's time to start your Software Update engines, as Apple on Friday released iTunes 10.1.
Premium-Inhalt. With a theme of advancing economic development worldwide, the 19th annual Global Forum met this week in the U.S. for the first time since 2002.
Premium-Inhalt. Two NSW IT companies have been recognised for their contribution to the digital economy, with TigerSpike and IPscape last night receiving awards at the NSW Government technology export awards.
Premium-Inhalt. is a lot like the weather: Everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it. Just 9.3% of companies say they'll be using platform or infrastructure as a service () offerings by the end of the year. And a paltry 4.5% have definite plans to use cloud services in 2011 or 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. The Oracle-SAP trial ended its second week with some tense exchanges over how much SAP should pay in damages for the software theft committed by its TomorrowNow subsidiary.
Premium-Inhalt. In an editorial that first ran in our October issue, veteran videogame journalist Leigh Alexander explained her aversion for first-person shooters. On the heels of the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops, we've reprinted her thoughts.
Premium-Inhalt. On FileMaker's quest to expand Bento's breadth of utility, the company has added some new free templates to its that should help event planners work their magic.
Premium-Inhalt. Waiting for an Apple product release can often seem a bit like : there's a lot of talk, a lot of speculation, and no real understanding of what's going on behind the scenes. But in terms of the , we have some hints that its arrival may be sooner rather than later.
Premium-Inhalt. What would have happened had Admiral Chester Nimitz taken personal command of a battleship in the Pacific Theatre of World War II? What would have happened if the commander of the Japanese forces had personally decided to take flight in a bomber plane and attack Pear Harbor? 's eclectic combat simulator, , answers these questions and more by letting you play as virtually every role player in the Pacific Theater of WWII.
Premium-Inhalt. All signs are pointing to Facebook introducing an email service on Monday. Both and have confirmed the rumors with independent sources.
Premium-Inhalt. In a video-centric world, it's occasionally nice to just unplug and do things the way your parents did. Okay, perhaps your grandparents, or maybe their grandparents. Whatever your time frame, flipbooks, such as those you can create with (free/donationware), are fun and great conversation pieces. And unlike video, they don't go away when you turn off the electricity.
Premium-Inhalt. Rockstar Games announces a triple threat of Grand Theft Auto for Mac users today. The Grand Theft Auto Trilogy is available for Mac OS X users.