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  • 30 kostenlose Mini-Tools

    Klein, aber sehr nützlich

    Freeware, Light-Version, Adware - Gratis-Programme gibt es im Internet massenweise. Aber auch die kostenlose Software frisst mittlerweile eine ganze Menge Speicherplatz. Wir haben nützliche Tools zusammengestellt, die viel bieten und wenig Ressourcen fordert.  …mehr

  • So meistern Behörden die Windows-Migration

    Windows 7

    Die COMPUTERWOCHE veranstaltet einen kostenlosen Webcast, um Behörden, Krankenhäusern und Universitäten den komplizierten Übergang auf Windows 7 zu erleichtern.  …mehr

  • IDS Scheer mit Software AG verschmolzen

    Handelsregistereintrag

    Die Software AG hat sich endgültig das Software- und Beratungshaus IDS Scheer einverleibt. Die Zusammenführung sei ins Handelsregister eingetragen worden, teilte die Software AG mit.  …mehr

  • Amazon wird zunehmend negativ wahrgenommen

    WikiLeaks-Sperrung

    Der Onlineversandhandel Amazon büßt laut dem Marktforschungsinstitut YouGov Deutschland in seiner Beliebtheit wertvolle Punkte ein. …mehr

  • Acer verkauft das Liquid MT

    Nur im Otto-Versand

    Die neue Mischung aus "Acer Liquid A1" und "Acer Liquid E" wird ab dem 23.12. beim Versandhändler Otto zum Preis von 379 Euro angeboten.  …mehr

  • Schweizer sauer über deutsche Web-Firma

    Berliner gestalten eZürich

    Zoff um das E-Government-Projekt eZürich: Der Berliner Dienstleister Zebralog bekam den Zuschlag für Gestaltung und Betreuung. Schweizer Firmen sind irritiert.  …mehr

  • Microsoft plant neues Windows für Mobilgeräte

    Zur CES 2011

    Microsoft arbeitet an einem neuen Windows- System, das für Mobilgeräte wie Tablet Computer mit einem ARM-Chip geeignet ist. …mehr

  • 1,5 Millionen Smartphones mit Windows Phone 7 verkauft

    Microsoft

    Die ersten Verkaufszahlen für Smartphones mit Windows Phone 7 sind nicht gerade berauschend, aber es besteht Hoffnung.  …mehr

  • US-Regulierer legen Regeln für Netzneutralität fest

    Gleiches Recht für alle

    Mit neuen Regeln für den Datenverkehr im Internet haben amerikanische Regulierer eine wichtige Weichenstellung für die sogenannte Netzneutralität in den USA unternommen.  …mehr

  • Datensicherung im virtuellen Umfeld

    Ratgeber

    Auch in virtuellen Umgebungen sind Backup und Restore ein Muss. Dabei ändern sich die Datensicherungs-Konzepte in der Theorie nicht. Sie müssen in der Praxis aber anders umgesetzt werden.  …mehr

  • Adobe plant Einkaufstour

    Das Geld muss raus

    Adobe will auf Einkaufstour gehen. "Wir hatten im vergangenen Jahr einen sehr starken Cashflow. Den werden wir für Aktienrückkäufe, aber auch für Übernahmen nutzen", sagte Zentraleuropa-Chef Harald Esch dem "Handelsblatt". …mehr

  • 10 Navis im Test

    Kauf-Ratgeber

    Einst steckten Navigationssysteme in teuren Cheflimousinen, heute kann sich jeder diesen Luxus leisten. Unsere Schwesterpublikation PC WELT hat zehn der mobilen Routenplaner geprüft und sagt, bei welchem Gerät sich die Fahrt zum Händler lohnt.  …mehr

  • Das Ende der E-Mail

    Die Zukunft der Arbeit

    E-Mail war gestern, meint Philipp Rosenthal. Er bezeichnet sich als Future Office Evangelist und kümmert sich um den Arbeitsplatz der Zukunft bei Tieto.  …mehr

  • IT-Controlling trägt zur Transparenz wenig bei

    Aus der Praxis

    Noch hält IT-Controlling in großen Unternehmen nicht das, was es verspricht. Es fehlt an einheitlichen Standards, Methoden - und häufig auch an gutem Willen. …mehr

  • Sind Tüftler Bremser und Visionäre Spinner?

    Erfolgsfaktoren der Ideenfindung

    Warum bei Innovations-Workshops zur Steigerung der Kreativität im Unternehmen die Rahmenbedingungen entscheidend sind, sagt Jens-Uwe Meyer.  …mehr

  • AVM Fritzbox und Windows 7 - Teil 1

    Treiber - kein Problem

    Neue Betriebssysteme haben für den User oft eine unerfreuliche Konsequenz - seine bewährte Hardware funktioniert nicht mehr, da Treiber fehlen. Dass es auch anders geht, zeigt der Berliner Hersteller AVM, der für seine Fritzboxen bekannt ist. …mehr

  • Synology announces new 15TB NAS device

    Premium-Inhalt. Synology America Corp on Tuesday announced the release of its newest server, the . Synology, a manufacturer of network attached storage devices for homes and businesses, has a reputation for creating feature-rich NAS solutions for a variety of audiences, and this latest unit should satisfy small businesses, prosumers, and network administrators. Capable of storing up to 15TB of data, this expansive NAS device is for those with serious storage demands.

  • Remains of the Day: Ping ping ping with a swing

    Premium-Inhalt. NPR gives Ping a serious ding, a leather cover makes Kindles crash and burn, and we bring you the nativity scene for the ultimate Apple fan in your life. The remainders for Tuesday, December 21, 2010 are following yonder star.

  • Perfect Presets: A Perfect Free Companion

    Premium-Inhalt. For professional photographers and serious hobbyists, is key to their image editing workflow. They use it to sort, organize, develop, and publish photos, often as a preliminary to working on their pictures in Photoshop. However, Lightroom's image editing module, Develop, has become so powerful and versatile that for many photographers it is replacing Photoshop for basic editing. What makes Lightroom so valuable is that once you have mastered the program and defined frequently used custom settings (presets), you can move quickly from upload of the pictures to your computer to actually using them. OnOne Software's has over 190 predefined presets that can speed up your workflow, while providing guidance to help you more quickly master the Develop module.

  • OpenBSD chief believes contractor tried to write backdoors

    Premium-Inhalt. The lead developer of the OpenBSD operating system says that he believes that a government contracting firm that contributed code to his project "was probably contracted to write backdoors," which would grant secret access to encrypted communications.

  • Outercurve Foundation adds collaboration project

    Premium-Inhalt. The Outercurve Foundation, an open source projects venue initially begun by Microsoft, has accepted into its domain the ConferenceXP project, which features an extensible e-learning and collaboration platform, the foundation said on Wednesday.

  • Skype blames service outage on "supernode" problem

    Premium-Inhalt. Internet telephony giant Skype blamed its peer-to-peer interconnection system for a problem that some reports said resulted in millions of users being unable to make calls using the service on Wednesday.

  • Opera boosts standard widgets for Android

    Premium-Inhalt. Opera Software introduced on Wednesday a widget runtime platform for the Google Android operating system, leveraging the WAC (Wholesale Applications Community) technology.

  • Viridity Software's new CEO: it's not all about green IT

    Premium-Inhalt. New CEO Arun Oberoi doesn't exactly bristle at Viridity Software getting lumped into the vendor category, but he wants to make sure the Burlington, Mass., company is seen as more than that.

  • Is Your Kindle Freezing? It Could Be the Case

    Premium-Inhalt. The Kindle e-reader is set to become this year, but if you're hoping to see a Kindle under the tree Saturday be careful about the protective case you use with your new gadget. A small number of Kindle users report that Amazon's leather case for the Kindle is causing their e-reader to crash and require a manual reboot.

  • FTC takes action against sites promising gov't grants

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit asking a court to stop a "far-reaching" Internet enterprise that allegedly made millions of dollars by luring customers into trial memberships for bogus government grants and money-making schemes, then repeatedly charging them monthly fees for memberships they never ordered.

  • In Age of WikiLeaks, Even Santa Can't Keep Secrets

    Premium-Inhalt. Santa shook his head as he gazed at the PC's screen. "We never should have computerized," he sighed. "Sure, it made inventory and fulfillment and logistics much more effective. But now someone has leaked my list of who's been naughty and nice this year to WikiLeaks. We'll never hear the end of it."

  • Job Prospects Improve for Some Tech Workers

    Premium-Inhalt. Perhaps the best thing to be said about IT hiring in 2010 is that mass layoffs tapered off significantly from their height during the 2008-09 recession, and that the long-term trend finally seems to , albeit at a slow pace.

  • Yes, Skype Was Down for Millions of Users

    Premium-Inhalt. A major Skype outage affected up to 10 million users on Wednesday afternoon, and things are just now returning to normal.

  • Newer Technology introduces iPad, Mac mini stands

    Premium-Inhalt. On Wednesday, computer and portable device accessories maker Newer Technology announced the release of its NuStand Alloy iPad and Mac Mini stands. The new stands are available now for $25 each.

  • Apple updates Remote app with AirPlay support

    Premium-Inhalt. Amid the flurry of updates the App Store team is approving before taking a much-deserved holiday vacation, a new version of Apple’s app has appeared with some key new features.

  • Mozilla launches 2010's last Firefox 4 beta

    Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla Wednesday shipped Firefox 4 Beta 8, the last preview it will release this year before it makes a run toward a final version in 2011.

  • 11 Outsourcing Resolutions You Should Make in 2011

    Premium-Inhalt. The end of the year is a time for assessment, and that goes for outsourcing, too. While it's easy to point fingers at IT service providers for problems that have arisen over the past twelve months, customers play a significant role in the success or failure of any outsourcing deal.

  • Man used neighbor's Wi-Fi to threaten Vice President Biden

    Premium-Inhalt. A Blaine, Minnesota, man has pleaded guilty to charges that he hacked into his neighbor's Wi-Fi connection to e-mail death threats and child pornography, apparently with the intention of causing trouble for the unsuspecting neighbor.

  • Plea agreement reached in H-1B case

    Premium-Inhalt. U.S. officials say a plea agreement has been reached in an involving New Jersey IT consulting firm Vision Systems Group Inc.

  • Brocade balances SAN base with new data center reality

    Premium-Inhalt. Brocade's installed base of Fibre Channel storage-area networks is both an asset and an albatross.

  • Dell to buy medical cloud archiving company

    Premium-Inhalt. Expanding its reach into the medical IT services market, Dell that it has agreed to buy medical archive services company InSite One Inc.

  • Real Racing 2 for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. The original Real Racing set the standard for racing games on iPhone and iPod touch — a very high standard. manages to raise the bar even further to bring you possibly the best racing game available for iOS so far.

  • Grover stars in Sesame Street iPad app

    Premium-Inhalt. If you love Grover--and who doesn't?--there's a special holiday treat available this week: an iPad storytelling app starring the lovable Muppet.

  • How to give of yourself

    Premium-Inhalt. As I clack out these words, Christmas is just three days away, many of you have come down with NeedtoBurnSickDaysitis and are away from work, on your way to visit family and other assorted loved ones; and you still haven’t figured out what gift to give to those you treasure most. May I suggest that rather than another pair of wooly socks or reindeer-themed undergarments you instead share some of the technology skills you’ve acquired over the years?

  • Top 10 Google Apps Marketplace Add-Ons

    Premium-Inhalt. It's been nine months . It gives third-party developers access to the same cloud platform as , which offers organizations tailored, private versions of Gmail, Google Docs, and other Google apps. It's all part of Google's push to get workers into cloud-based applications, and away from .

  • Touch Press releases Solar System for iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. Do you have a budding astronomer in the family? Touch Press on Tuesday released , an interactive e-book that follows up on its popular , which Touch Press says has sold more than 160,000 copies.

  • DDoS attacks threaten free speech, says report

    Premium-Inhalt. Computer attacks launched against sites run by human rights and dissident media groups threaten to knock free speech off the Web, a new report warned this week.

  • Reverse-Engineering the Nexus S

    Premium-Inhalt. If you’re anything like me, earlier this month was big news for a couple of reasons: , and, almost more importantly, the fabled . Why this is important news to you may differ from me, though.

  • FCC's net neutrality vote criticized from both sides

    Premium-Inhalt. The story, "FCC's net neutrality vote criticized from both sides," which ran on the wire Tuesday, has a typo in the fifth paragraph. It has been corrected on the wire and now reads:

  • Airtel to offer mobile money service in East Africa

    Premium-Inhalt. Fresh from replacing the Zain brand with its own, Airtel is set to roll out a mobile money transfer service across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, anchored in the company's One Network platform.

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