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  • Bundesrat kritisiert De-Mail

    Adressierung und Verschlüsselung

    Die Länderkammer mahnt in wesentlichen Elementen des Gesetzesentwurfs der Bundesregierung Nachbesserungen an.  …mehr

  • Jugend und Internet - Kommunikation steht im Vordergrund

    JIM-Studie 2010

    Fast die Hälfte ihrer Internet-Zeit verbringen Jugendliche mit Kommunikation. …mehr

  • Apple kauft HP-Campus in Cupertino

    Expansion

    Apple hat eine etwa 400.000 Quadratmeter große Fläche vom Konkurrenten HP gekauft, die direkt an den Stammsitz in Cupertino angrenzt. …mehr

  • Bald 3000 Apps im Marketplace

    Windows Phone 7

    Eine Woche nach Veröffentlichung des neuen Betriebssystems Windows Phone 7 schaffte Microsoft den ersten Meilenstein mit 1000 Apps in der neuen Download-Plattform Marketplace. …mehr

  • Neue Sicherheitsfunktion verhindert iPhone-Unlock

    Baseband-Check

    Wer einen Unlock für sein iPhone benötigt, muss auf absehbare Zeit auf jegliche Updates verzichten. …mehr

  • IT-Infrastruktur vom Smartphone aus verwalten

    Rove Mobile Admin

    Die kanadische Firma Rove bietet Lösungen an, mit denen ein Systemadministrator die IT-Infrastruktur seines Unternehmens unterwegs am iPhone, BlackBerry, Android- oder Windows-Mobile-Smartphone verwalten kann.  …mehr

  • Scheer wirft Politikern Panikmache bei Street View vor

    BITKOM-Chef

    BITKOM-Präsident August-Wilhelm Scheer hat den Politikern in Sachen Google Street View Panikmache vorgeworfen. …mehr

  • Schnäppchen jagen bei Apple

    Black Friday

    Apple gewährt heute und nur heute in seinem Online-Store Rabatte auf ausgewählte Produkte.  …mehr

  • "Die Browser-Dekade steht bevor"

    Experton

    Immer mehr Anwendungen in Unternehmen laufen über den Browser, doch IT-Entscheider unterschätzen aus Sicht der Experten von Experton dessen Bedeutung.  …mehr

  • USA informieren Verbündete über neue Enthüllung

    Wikileaks

    Die US-Regierung bereitet Bündnispartner in aller Welt auf die mögliche Veröffentlichung von Papieren aus dem US-Außenministerium durch Wikileaks vor.  …mehr

  • Verbraucherschützer fordern Beschränkungen für Datensammler

    vzbv

    Verbraucherschützer haben der Internetwirtschaft in Deutschland vorgeworfen, im großen Stil Daten der Web-Anwender meist ohne deren Einverständnis zu sammeln und auszuwerten. …mehr

  • Service von Notebook-Herstellern oft unzureichend

    Studie

    Notebook-Hersteller lassen beim Service viele Wünsche der Verbraucher offen. …mehr

  • Startschuss für anonyme Bewerbungen

    ADS-Pilotprojekt

    Ausländer, ältere Menschen und Mütter von Kleinkindern sollen bei der Bewerbung für einen Job nicht mehr vorzeitig aussortiert werden. …mehr

  • Windows 8 wird virtuell

    Zukunft des Microsoft-Betriebssystems

    Stimmen die Gerüchte, wird die nächste Windows-Version virtuell. Anwendungen sollen danach in einer virtuellen Umgebung laufen, die vom Desktop unabhängig ist. Vor allem Unternehmen würden davon profitieren.  …mehr

  • Probleme mit VMware Tools und IPv6 beheben

    Tipp für VMware Produkte

    Die Installation der VMware Tools unter Linux kann zu Problemen führen, wenn IPv6 auf dem Host-System aktiviert ist. Sollen die Tools genutzt werden, muss IPv6 deaktiviert werden.  …mehr

  • "Versetzung? Nicht mit mir!"

    Klage von Mitarbeiterin erfolgreich

    Will der Arbeitgeber einen Arbeitnehmer an einem anderen Arbeitsplatz im Unternehmen beschäftigen, muss er das Berufsbild beachten. …mehr

  • Hacker-Marathon in Berlin

    Random Hacks of Kindness

    Ein Programmierwettbewerb soll Anwendungen für den Einsatz bei Katastrophen hervorbringen. Verwaltung und Programmierer kooperieren Anfang Dezember für den guten Zweck.  …mehr

  • Die extremsten Notebooks der Welt

    Abgefahrene Hardware

    Während Ihnen so manches Notebook einen Leistenbruch verpasst, passen andere wiederum in Ihre Manteltasche. Einige kosten soviel wie Sie an einem Tag verdienen, für andere müssen Sie wiederum ein halbes Jahresgehalt hinlegen. Bei uns finden Sie die ausgefallensten Modelle. …mehr

  • Macs für Einsteiger

    Kaufberatung

    Wir haben für Sie die günstigsten Macs verglichen und zeigen, wo Sie die beste Leistung fürs Geld bekommen.  …mehr

  • Wie ein Mittelständler Hochschulen anzapft

    Personalsuche

    Der Hamburger IT-Dienstleister Akra pflegt engen Kontakt zu wissenschaftlichen Ausbildungsstätten und findet so talentierte Fachkräfte.  …mehr

  • Postbank Systems stellt IT-Services neu auf

    Service-Level-Management

    Wenn die IT ihre Leistungen nachweisen soll, hat sie häufig ein Problem. Postbank Systems löst es mit Hilfe eines Tool-gestützen Service-Level-Managements. …mehr

  • Two iOS Problems: Content "lost" and content blocked

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  • Why Mafiaboy won't be your Facebook friend

    Premium-Inhalt. The guest keynote speakers at technology conferences can be hit or miss, but Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Canada (NYSE: HIT) certainly scored a hit by bringing in Michael Calce, aka Mafiaboy, to speak at its recent Information Forum event in Toronto.

  • Pirate Bay Guilty Verdict Upheld

    Premium-Inhalt. Three founders of The Pirate Bay , and are still liable for months of prison time and millions of dollars for copyright infringement.

  • The top 10 stories in IT this week

    Premium-Inhalt. This week was a busy one in IT news, with the European Parliament giving the OK to the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, SAP being slapped with a US$1.3 billion penalty because employees of its now-defunct TomorrowNow subsidiary stole corporate materials from Oracle, and Attachmate's plan to buy Novell for a whopping $2.2 billion. And those were just the biggest of the headlines -- there was plenty more as well.

  • Apple's 'Black Friday' deals discount Macs, iPad up to 8%

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple cut prices for selected models of the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iMac up to 8% in a repeat of last year's "Black Friday" sale, although some authorized resellers again beat Apple's discounts.

  • E.ON plugs into multibillion pound outsourcing deals

    Premium-Inhalt. Electricity and gas utility E.ON has signed large IT outsourcing deals with HP and T-Systems, covering its infrastructure but not applications.

  • BP ignored safety software advice, investigators find

    Premium-Inhalt. BP ignored the advice of safety critical software in an attempt to save time before the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to a presentation slide prepared by US investigators.

  • News quiz: The week in tech

    Premium-Inhalt. Ate too much turkey? Maybe a handful of tablets will make you feel better. Acer has at least four waiting in the wings for next spring, and Rupert Murdoch is cooking up some tabloid content to put on those tabs. In other news: A Colorado company has a solution for travelers unnerved by those "naked" airport scanners, researchers at CERN have discovered antimatter that really matters, and -- yes -- there may be yet another Facebook movie coming out. Have you recovered enough from your gorge fest to take our quiz? Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. Now loosen your belt and begin.

  • Swedish judge confirms Pirate Bay convictions on appeal

    Premium-Inhalt. Three men found guilty of being accessories to crimes against copyright law for their part in running The Pirate Bay have lost their appeal, while a fourth man still awaits trial.The three, Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde, and Carl Lundström, were originally each sentenced toa year in prison, but the Svea Court of Appeals reduced their sentences on Friday: Neij must now serve 10 months, Sunde eight months and Lundström four. However, the court raised the damages they must collectively pay, from 30 million Swedish kronor (US$3.6 million) to 46 million kronor.The Pirate Bay is one of the most widely used torrent trackers for online sharers of music, movies and software. The defendants have stated that The Pirate Bay is a legal site containing a collection of Internet links, but the entertainment industry sees it differently. A tracker doesn't host the files for download itself, but instead carries "torrent" files that point file-sharing applications such as BitTorrent to other computers that contain parts of the file to be downloaded.The original verdict against the three was handed down in April last year, and sentenced Neij, Sunde, Lundström and a fourth defendant, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg to one year in prison.

  • UK registry to clarify domain name suspension rules

    Premium-Inhalt. The story "UK registry to clarify domain name suspension rules," posted Friday, omitted a word from the second sentence of the 11th paragraph. The story has been fixed on the wire and the 11th paragraph now reads:

  • Swedish judge confirms Pirate Bay convictions on appeal

    Premium-Inhalt. Three men found guilty of being accessories to crimes against copyright law for their part in running The Pirate Bay have lost their appeal, while a fourth man still awaits trial.The three, Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde, and Carl Lundström, were originally each sentenced toa year in prison, but the Svea Court of Appeals reduced their sentences on Friday: Neij must now serve 10 months, Sunde eight months and Lundström four. However, the court raised the damages they must collectively pay, from 30 million Swedish kronor (US$3.6 million) to 46 million kronor.The Pirate Bay is one of the most widely used torrent trackers for online sharers of music, movies and software. The defendants have stated that The Pirate Bay is a legal site containing a collection of Internet links, but the entertainment industry sees it differently. A tracker doesn't host the files for download itself, but instead carries "torrent" files that point file-sharing applications such as BitTorrent to other computers that contain parts of the file to be downloaded.The original verdict against the three was handed down in April last year, and sentenced Neij, Sunde, Lundström and a fourth defendant, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg to one year in prison.

  • Create a gift journal in Pages '09

    Premium-Inhalt. A journal is a gift that keeps giving throughout the year, but a homemade journal can be even more meaningful. This guide shows you how to make a simple 50-page journal using tools you already have, including a color inkjet printer, your Mac, and Pages ’09. Be sure to have heavy paper, Elmer's Glue-All, wax paper, an X-Acto knife, a metal ruler, and a paintbrush you don't mind using with glue on hand before you start. You'll also need access to a paper cutter.

  • Nominet considering letting police close down websites

    Premium-Inhalt. UK domain name registry is considering allowing the Police to close down websites that are being used for criminal activity.

  • iPhone crowdsource platform offered to businesses

    Premium-Inhalt. Companies are being offered a 'crowdsourcing' marketing research platform, via the Apple iPhone, that pays respondents.

  • Bournemouth student wins BIMA for Apple iPad app

    Premium-Inhalt. student graduate Gavin Williams is the winner of the competition in the Student entry category for his iPad and iPhone app.

  • New iPhone app creates Barack Obama Hope style posters

    Premium-Inhalt. has released a new iPhone app that promises to turn any photo into a 'Hope' style poster design.

  • Aluratek Brick iPhone/iPod alarm clock

    Premium-Inhalt. Aluratek’s is an iPhone/iPod-docking clock radio that packs big sound for its size, but leaves much to be desired when it comes to the overall experience.

  • 1Password 3

    Premium-Inhalt. Password management is not exactly the most exciting subject in the world. Yet, when you really need that one password for some arcane ancestry site you found last year, a password manager can be a major help. Agile Web Solutions’ is one of the best password management tools I’ve used. Several robust and powerful features make it nearly indispensible. Yet, at the end of the day, what I liked most was that 1Password did not change our daily computing habits all that much.

  • Survey: Flexibility, agility drive desktop virtualisation

    Premium-Inhalt. Business agility is slowly replacing cost as the factor driving most companies down the path of desktop virtualisation. According to a survey from Molten Technologies, companies are also unsure whether the drive to desktop virtualisation would be a way to simplify processes - more than half thought desktop virtualisation presented the same management challenge as their existing physical PCs.

  • BT: Not all fibre connections will achieve 100Mbps

    Premium-Inhalt. The first areas of the UK to be given access to fibre network will not be able to access speeds of 100Mbps, the telecommunications company has confirmed.

  • How to fix faulty drivers when your headphones cut out

    Premium-Inhalt. R Gibson

  • How to get your PC to recognise your printer

    Premium-Inhalt. Keelan Hawksby

  • Native Union launches MM03i cradle for Apple's iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. , the company behind the Moshi Moshi range of mobile phone enhancing handsets, has introduced the second iteration of the MM03, a Bluetooth enabled handset.

  • Propellerhead releases ReBirth for Apple's iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. has announced ReBirth is now available for Apple's iPad.

  • PurelyGadgets wins award in London wide Business Awards 2010

    Premium-Inhalt. , which offers a wide range of tech gadgets online, has won a top award in the prestigious London wide Business Awards 2010.

  • Scrapped broadband subsidy will lead to higher setup fees

    Premium-Inhalt. New connections to satellite and WiMAX services currently under government subsidy could cost in excess of $1200 once the Australian Broadband Guarantee (ABG) expires on 30 June next year.

  • SFIA adoption increases in Australia

    Premium-Inhalt. Australian businesses are beginning to adopt the skills framework for the information age (SFIA) in an attempt to manage IT staff skills, a consulting company has claimed.

  • 'Smart Metering Russia 2010' Event Wrap-up

    Premium-Inhalt. After two intense days of presentations "" wrapped up on November 23rd, with over 150 representatives from 40 different utilities. The first morning's presentation session laid out the Russian market landscape, and was followed by an afternoon session of Western European presenters including myself with the "Important criteria to set-up a successful smart metering program."The second day was largely devoted to Russia's involvement with smart meters, and after hearing about a dozen presentations in Russian about the matter, I have come to realize that the Russian power industry is very different, yet at the same time is similar, to the European power industries, and consequently could leverage a lot from the lessons learned in Europe to fasten its own transformation.

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