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  • Mittelstand im Aufwind

    IT-Investitionen auf hohem Niveau

    Der gemeinsam vom Fujitsu und Techconsult veröffentliche IT-Mittelstandsindex weist im November 2010 wieder nach obern.  …mehr

  • Hochstimmung in der Hightech-Branche

    Mehr Stellen und steigende Umsätze

    Die deutsche IT-Branche ist zum Jahreswechsel in Hochstimmung. Zwei Drittel der Hightech-Firmen wollen 2011 neue Stellen schaffen. …mehr

  • Die besten Geschenke zum Fest

    Die CW-Redaktion empfiehlt

    Wer jetzt schon die Weihnachtsgeschenke besorgt, hat später keinen Stress. Wir helfen bei der Auswahl und verlosen einiges sogar.  …mehr

  • Ausbau von Google TV verzögert sich

    Softwareprobleme

    Der Ausbau des Internetfernsehens Google TV verzögert sich. Google wolle die Software noch einmal überarbeiten, bevor weitere Hersteller ihre Geräte mit der Google-Software auf den Markt kommen. …mehr

  • AT&T kauft Frequenzen hinzu

    Deal mit Qualcomm

    Der US-Telekomkonzern AT&T kauft Frequenzen von Qualcomm, um sein mobiles Breitbandnetz aufzurüsten. Der Kaufpreis belaufe sich auf rund 1,5 Milliarden Euro, so AT&T.  …mehr

  • Echtbild-Navi für Android-Smartphones veröffentlicht

    Wikitude Drive

    "Wikitude Drive" von Mobilizy ist die weltweit erste Navigationssoftware für Android-Smartphones, die statt mit Karten mit echten Straßenbildern arbeitet.  …mehr

  • Stromimpulse beschreiben Festplatten der Zukunft

    Elektrische Ströme

    Die Speichermedien der Zukunft werden magnetische Informationen durch elektrische Ströme direkt in Materialien einschreiben, was sie weitaus kompakter und präziser macht als bisherige Festplatten. …mehr

  • Nokia will angeblich Windows Phones bauen

    Das jüngste Gerücht

    Nokia befindet sich in Gesprächen mit Microsoft, um zukünftig stärker zu kooperieren. Dabei soll es angeblich um die Herstellung von Windows Phones gehen.  …mehr

  • eBay übernimmt Fashion-Shopping-Club brands4friends

    150 Millionen Euro

    eBay übernimmt den auf Markenmode spezialisierten Shopping-Club brands4friends. Für alle Anteile des Berliner Shopping-Clubs zahlt der Online-Marktplatz 150 Millionen Euro. …mehr

  • Nokia verklagt Apple in Deutschland

    Patentstreit

    Nokia hat Apple aufgrund von angeblichen Patentverstößen in Deutschland, Großbritannien und den Niederlanden verklagt. Betroffen seien insgesamt 13 Patente die Apple nicht beachten würde.  …mehr

  • Wikileaks-Gründer Assange fürchtet um sein Leben

    Finanznot

    Wikileaks-Gründer Julian Assange ist aus der Haft erst einmal frei, schlägt sich aber weiter mit der Justiz herum. In seiner britischen Übergangs-Unterkunft gab er jetzt an, Angst um sein Leben zu haben. Der Internetplattform drohen indes finanzielle Schwierigkeiten.  …mehr

  • Kosten sparen durch Automatisierung

    IDC-Studie zur Windows-7-Umstellung

    Wie lassen sich die Kosten einer Windows-7-Migration senken? IDC hat den Prozess der Bereitstellung von PCs in Unternehmen genauer untersucht und herausgefunden, dass Best Practices und Automatisierung die Einführungskosten um bis zu 50 Prozent reduzieren können.  …mehr

  • Das spricht für Nadeldrucker

    10 Argumente für den Oldie

    Sie sind vom Aussterben bedroht, doch es gibt sie immer noch - die Nadeldrucker. Warum diese etwas in die Jahre gekommene Technik immer noch gefragt ist, haben wir für Sie zusammen gestellt. …mehr

  • Die günstigsten Farblaserdrucker

    Hardware im Test

    Sie sind auf der Suche nach einem neuen Farblaserdrucker? Sehen Sie in der Galerie, welche Modelle es im Test auf die ersten Plätze der günstigsten Farblaserdrucker geschafft haben.  …mehr

  • Die besten HDTV-fähigen Kabelempfänger

    Hardware im Test

    Fernsehen aus aller Welt auf dem PC: Empfänger für digitales Kabel gibt es als Einbaukarte oder USB-Box. PC WELT hat fünf für HDTV geeignete DVB-C-Modelle getestet.  …mehr

  • VMware und Co. im Vergleich

    Marktübersicht PC-Virtualisierung

    Infrastrukturen für die Desktop-Virtualisierung werden immer komplexer und erfordern einen Entwicklungsaufwand, den nur größere Hersteller bewältigen können. Daher konzentriert sich dieser Markt inzwischen auf eine Handvoll wichtiger Anbieter. …mehr

  • Einmal Junior, immer Junior?

    Der Führungstipp

    Der Übergang vom Vater auf den Sohn bei einer Firmenübergabe kann manchmal zu Problemen führen, die aus einer nicht erwarteten Ecke kommen, wie das Beispiel eines Ratsuchenden zeigt: "Kürzlich übernahm ich die IT-Firma meines Vaters. In ihm arbeitet auch ein älterer Mitarbeiter, der seit 15 Jahren in unserem Betrieb beschäftigt ist und mich seit meiner Kindheit kennt. Wenn ich zu ihm etwas sage, erwidert er oft "Bei Ihrem Vater....". Wie erreiche ich, dass er mich als neuer "Chef" akzeptiert?"  …mehr

  • BI-Tools müssen heute mehr können als Reporting

    IT intim - Die Sorgen der CIOs

    Als IT-Dienstleister der gesetzlichen Krankenkassen nutzen Sie ein riesiges Data Warehouse. Wie gehen Sie mit dieser Masse von Informationen um?  …mehr

  • Menschen, Projekte, Tops und Flops 2010

    Virtualisierung, iPad, Cloud Computing

    Wie stark die Informationstechnik die Menschen im Bann hält, hat sich in diesem Jahr eindrucksvoll gezeigt - nicht nur durch die Causa Wikileaks.  …mehr

  • Ich sehe was, was Du nicht siehst…

    Augmented Reality

    Aktuell noch eine Nischentechnologie steckt im Thema Augmented Reality viel Potenzial. …mehr

  • COMPUTERWOCHE goes Augmented Reality

    Zum Ausprobieren

    In der aktuellen Ausgabe der COMPUTERWOCHE (Heft 51/52/2010) zeigen wir anhand einiger praktischer Beispiele die Einsatzmöglichkeiten von Augmented Reality im Medienumfeld auf.  …mehr

  • Apple's Plans: Mapping Apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple may be looking to release its own mapping and navigation software with future products, according to a few new on its website.

  • ArcSoft Print Creations Makes Photo Cards

    Premium-Inhalt. Whether you want to create a simple greeting card or a lasting, hardcover photo book, (price depends on modules purchased, starting at $20) has you covered. This multi-faceted app offers plenty of options for digital photo projects, as the software comprises all of ArcSoft's latest printing apps. While the options are nice to have, the setup can be a bit confusing at first--and experimentation can be costly.

  • 10 Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Linux Geeks

    Premium-Inhalt. It may be better to give than it is to receive, but that doesn't mean geeks the world over don't have virtual sugarplums dancing through their heads.

  • My 5 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 7 in 2011

    Premium-Inhalt. Can we talk? Based on the e-mails I get every day, I know a lot of you are still using Windows XP. I can understand why; it's like a comfortable old shoe. Plus, it's bought and paid for. Windows 7 probably seems stiff and scary, and it's not like Microsoft is handing out free upgrades.

  • Digital Heaven releases DH_Reincarnation 2.0

    Premium-Inhalt. The UK's Digital Heaven have announced the release a major new version of DH_Reincarnation, a quick and effective Final Cut video filter that helps bring dead pixels on footage back to life.

  • Hands on with Google Chrome OS

    Premium-Inhalt. Like at least half the nerds in America, I applied to be part of Chrome OS beta testing program . On the surface, at least, I figured myself to be an ideal Chrome user—to a sometimes-scary extent, my life is already lived in Google’s cloud. Even on a Mac I default to the Chrome browser, where I write in Google Docs, check my feeds in Google Reader, and even sync Google Calendar and Contacts to my iPhone and iPad instead of paying for . The company’s cloud-based operating system seemed the next logical step.

  • Apple's Plans: Mapping Apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple may be looking to release its own mapping and navigation software with future products, according to a few new on its website.

  • FileMaker offers Buy One Pro 11, Give One Free offer

    Premium-Inhalt. A final reminder, owned has launched a special 'Buy One FileMaker, Give One Free' special holiday offer that allows those purchasing a downloadable version of FileMaker Pro 11 from the online FileMaker Web Store to receive a second downloadable copy free - worth £260.

  • En Origami: A Very Crafty Font

    Premium-Inhalt. Some fonts are masters of illusion, creating a sense of space beyond the two-dimensional plane. Other fonts are crafty (like and ) and styled to appear written by hand. Now here's a font that bends over backward to do double duty. Naveen Chandru's is a remastered clone of an earlier attempt to fold letterforms and this time the designer has worked the kinks out.

  • Brother HL-4570CDW Laser Printer

    Premium-Inhalt. In most respects the Brother HL-4570CDW is a good value. Its $500 price tag (as of December 16, 2010) is budget-friendly for small and medium-size workgroups, as are its reasonable toner costs. Its speed and features are competitive with those of the pricier . Where the HL-4570CDW falls a little short is in photo quality; it's best suited for mainstream business graphics as a result. The costs less but is slower, has even dicier color quality, and charges more for its toner.

  • Website for Tour company CitySights NY hit by hackers

    Premium-Inhalt. Hackers have broken into the website of the New York tour company CitySights NY and stolen about 110,000 bank card numbers.

  • 2010 Tech News Year in Review [video]

    Premium-Inhalt. If you've been too busy this year trying to figure out the settings on your iPad, watching the Double Rainbow video on YouTube or asking your friends to send you more sheep for Farmville, here's a chance to catch up on the really important tech news from the year.

  • 2010 Year in Review: Gadgets [video]

    Premium-Inhalt. Amazingly enough, the world of gadgets in 2010 was more than just smartphones from Google and Apple. Smartphones and tablets may have stolen the headlines this year, as the innovation spotlight turned away from consumer electronics and back to computing. Martyn Williams from the IDG News Service provides a video look at the top gadgets of 2010. You can also watch this video on the .

  • What makes a “4G” app?

    Premium-Inhalt. When announced the winners of its “4G App Challenge” last week, you may have found yourself wondering what, exactly, constitutes a .

  • Watch Out Android Marketplace! Here comes Windows

    Premium-Inhalt. Nattering nabobs of negativism aside, the marketplace for Windows Phone 7 apps is doing quite well, thank you. A recent analysis from IDC shows that the WP7 marketplace is growing at a faster clip out of the gate than its counterpart for Google's Android operating system. What's more, it can even be favorably compared to Apple's app store.

  • Adobe hits $1B in quarterly revenue for first time

    Premium-Inhalt. For the first time in the company's history, Adobe Systems has generated over US$1 billion in revenue within a single fiscal quarter, it reported Monday.

  • Net neutrality plan has the votes at FCC

    Premium-Inhalt. Michael Copps, the swing vote at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for a set of network neutrality rules, said Monday he will vote for the proposal.

  • 5 Last-Minute iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Holiday Deals

    Premium-Inhalt. So you waited until the last minute to cross an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch off your holiday shopping list. No problem; a handful of deals can still be yours. Here are five of the best discounts for Apple's iOS devices:

  • Lawson buys human-resources specialist Enwisen

    Premium-Inhalt. Lawson Software announced Monday it is buying human-resources software vendor Enwisen for US$70 million, expanding its existing presence in that market. The deal is expected to close by Dec. 31.

  • Having your security conference talk rejected

    Premium-Inhalt. Giving talks is becoming an important part of many security professionals' careers. It boosts your credibility in the industry and can open doors. But it's time-consuming to put a proposal together. And when the good folks who run the RSA conference, Black Hat, Def Con or Interop turn down that hard work, it can be close to heartbreaking.

  • The cyberwar will not be streamed

    Premium-Inhalt. In early 2000 -- ages ago in Internet time -- some of the biggest names in e-commerce were brought to their knees by a brief but massive assault from a set of powerful computers hijacked by a glory-seeking young hacker. The assailant in that case, known online as Mafiaboy, was a high school student from a middle-class suburban area of Canada who was quickly arrested after bragging about his role in the attacks.

  • 11 Outsourcing Trends to Watch in 2011

    Premium-Inhalt. Outsourcing activity is expected to creep back in 2011, but things are hardly getting back to normal in the IT services space. The new year will be marked largely by upheaval--smaller contracts, cloud-related chaos, increased offshoring and decreased quality, for a start.

  • Enterprise 2.0 and Social Media Coming to ERP

    Premium-Inhalt. There is a movement taking place in the IT industry that is really driven by major consumer technology vendors including Apple, Google and Facebook. What these three companies do is really starting to set the tone for what people expect from a software application. The expectations of a software application may have historically centered around its ability to solve business problems or to enable specific types of transactions or management processes. Today, the software application is expected to let users communicate and interact with each other the way that they can on Facebook. Organic and guided search as found on Google is also expected, as is the intuitive usability of the iPad.

  • Microsoft's Biggest 2010 Missteps

    Premium-Inhalt. Compared to the turbulent 2009 that saw Microsoft's first widespread and its earnings ever, 2010 was smooth sailing.

  • What would China deal mean to Facebook?

    Premium-Inhalt. When a photo of Facebook CEO meeting with the head of China's largest hit the Internet, speculation began to run wild.

  • Google adds Shopping APIs for retailers

    Premium-Inhalt. Google unveiled late last week Shopping APIs enabling retailers to upload product data to multiple Google Web properties. The company also announced the planned deprecation of the existing Google Base Data API for content providers and search applications.

  • Find special characters in Pages

    Premium-Inhalt. Sometimes, you want to find special characters like Tabs and Returns, but the program won't let you enter those characters directly in search forms. One OS X Hints reader found a way.

  • Syncing multiple Google calendars to iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. Reader Drew Lincoln is interested in syncing Google calendars to his iPhone. He writes:

  • How to Restart Innovation

    Premium-Inhalt. Reinvest in R&D

  • Six Password Security Tips to Learn from Gawker Hack

    Premium-Inhalt. The Germans have a word for it: Schadenfreude, taking pleasure in someone else's misfortune. And I have to admit, I did a feel a twinge of satisfaction when Gawker, one of the snarkiest and most self-satisfied collection of sites on the Web, was hacked. But I do worry about the 1.2 million people whose passwords were stolen and posted on the Web for any moderately skilled bad guy to crack and use.

  • AT&T buys 700MHz spectrum from Qualcomm

    Premium-Inhalt. isn’t about to sit back and let Verizon become the undisputed king of 4G LTE networks.

  • Ballmer's CEO ranking plummets, Steve Jobs' climbs

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's ranking as a chief executive plunged 65 places this year, while Apple CEO Steve Jobs climbed 31 spots, according to a "wealth creation" index released today.

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