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  • Android Market wuchs 2010 am stärksten

    Distimo

    Die meisten Apps findet man nach wie vor im App Store von Apple. Der Android Market ist aber im vergangenen Jahr am schnellsten gewachsen.  …mehr

  • Nokia verliert weiter Smarpthone-Marktanteile

    Symbian im Abwind

    Nokia, der weltgrößte Mobiltelefon-Hersteller, verliert weiterhin dramatisch Marktanteile bei den Smartphones. …mehr

  • Wikipedia feiert mit 350 Partys Geburtstag

    Freie Enzyklopädie

    Geburtstagsparty bei Wikipedia: Das Online-Lexikon feiert am Wochenende sein zehnjähriges Bestehen. …mehr

  • Streit um Facebook-Gründung wieder vor Gericht

    Winklevosses vs. Zuckerberg

    Es geht um Lügen, Erfolg und vielleicht sogar Milliarden. …mehr

  • Bild bei Internet-Verkäufen genauso bindend wie Text

    BGH

    Für die Beschreibung eines im Internet angebotenen Produkts ist das Foto genauso bindend für den Verkäufer wie der Beschreibungstext. …mehr

  • Streit um den Begriff "App Store"

    Microsoft gegen Apple

    Microsoft hat beim US-amerikanischen Patent and Trademark Office eine Anfrage eingereicht, um den Schutz des Markennamens "App Store" aufzuheben. Derzeit darf nur Apple den eigenen Online-Shop so nennen.  …mehr

  • Bitkom-Präsident entlarvt die Spiele der Manager

    Neues Buch

    August-Wilhelm Scheer hat kürzlich ein Buch zu diesem Thema veröffentlicht. Es basiert auf einem Vierteljahrhundert Erfahrung als Gründer und Aufsichtsratsmitglied unterschiedlicher Unternehmen, vor allem aus der IT-Branche.  …mehr

  • Google entfernt H.264-Unterstützung aus Chrome

    HTML5-Video

    Google hat überraschend angekündigt, den H.264-Codec für HTML5-Video aus seinem Browser Chrome zu entfernen.  …mehr

  • Web 2.0 zahlt sich für Unternehmen aus!

    Befragung von über 3000 Managern

    Für die große Mehrheit von verantwortlichen Managern bringen Web 2.0-Tools echte Geschäftsvorteile. Zeit also auch für die Skeptiker, sich ernsthaft mit dem Thema auseinanderzusetzen.  …mehr

  • CIOs würden gern mehr für Entwicklung ausgeben

    SAP-Umfrage

    Zahlreiche Unternehmen in der Region EMEA (Europa, Nahost und Afrika) sehen die Notwendigkeit, einen größeren Teil ihrer IT-Ausgaben für die IT-Entwicklung aufzuwenden.  …mehr

  • Zehn Regeln für bessere Projekte

    Projekt-Management

    Grau ist alle Theorie - vor allem im IT-Projekt-Management. In der Praxis zeigt sich sehr schnell, wer seinen Job versteht. Zehn Regeln können helfen, Projekte besser zu steuern. …mehr

  • Die besten Uninstaller-Tools

    Schluss mit Datenmüll

    Unvollständig deinstallierte Software bremst Windows schnell aus. Mit unseren Tools machen Sie Ihren Rechner wieder fit. …mehr

  • Aderlass bei MySpace

    Deutsche Tochter schließt

    Beim schwächelnden Online-Netzwerk MySpace verlieren wieder rund 500 Mitarbeiter ihre Jobs, diesmal auch alle 30 Beschäftigten in Deutschland. …mehr

  • Apples iPhone mit zweitem US-Netzbetreiber

    Ende der Exklusivität

    Apple bringt neuen Schwung in den Wettbewerb auf dem heiß umkämpften US-Mobilfunkmarkt. …mehr

  • Justiz schärft Waffen gegen Abo-Fallen im Internet

    OLG Frankfurt

    Abo-Abzocke im Internet ist seit langem ein Millionengeschäft.  …mehr

  • Software AG nimmt 2010 beim Umsatz die Milliardenhürde

    Früher als geplant

    Die Darmstädter Software AG hat im vergangenen Jahr beim Umsatz voraussichtlich die Milliardengrenze überschritten. …mehr

  • Checkliste für Existenzgründer

    Selbständig in zehn Schritten

    Der Start in die Selbständigkeit ist für Informatiker ein mutiger Schritt. Existenzgründer-Berater Peter Brenner hat eine Checkliste erstellt, damit es nicht zu einem Fehlstart kommt.  …mehr

  • Neulich in… Buenos Aires

    Ein Strohhalm für alle

    Alle für einen, einer für alle, heißt es so schön bei den drei Musketieren. Die Argentinier brauchen nur eine Tasse Tee und einen Strohhalm, um den Teamgedanken zu vermitteln.  …mehr

  • Air Mouse macht das iPhone und iPad zur Fernbedienung

    Die App des Tages

    Mit "Air Mouse" von Movea kann man Powerpoint-Präsentationen oder Media-Center-PC bequem über Apple-Smartphone oder - Tablet steuern.  …mehr

  • MIT pioneers ad hoc network-bottleneck breaker

    Premium-Inhalt. Two researchers may have found a way to greatly reduce traffic bottlenecks that could take place in ad hoc networks. Such work may be essential for the future development of sensor networks, they say.

  • First 4G Apps Are Visual, Real-time

    Premium-Inhalt. Now that wireless carriers are rolling out faster, next-generation wireless networks, we will gradually start seeing connection speeds that are far faster and steadier than those of older 3G networks. The wireless carriers say and networks produce data throughput that is ten times faster than 3G.

  • Predictions 2011: Tough times continue

    Premium-Inhalt. Jade Software managing director Craig Richardson looks ahead to trends in the ICT industry and the prospects and challenges facing his business in 2011.

  • Strong growth on the horizon for retail banking technology

    Premium-Inhalt. Global spending on retail banking technology will increase by 24 per cent over the next five years to hit US$132 billion, according to new figures released by Ovum. Asia-Pacific enjoys the highest growth of 49 per cent to hit $28.1 billion by 2015. Japan leads the region in terms of market size with a forecast of US$9 billion followed China (US$7.8 billion) and India in third place, holding US$ 2.7 billion in 2015. China and India holds the position for fastest growth in the AP region. Australia, on the other hand, holds fourth place forecast to grow from US$2.2 billion in 2010 to US $ 2.7 billion.

  • Epicor raises the bar for mobile messaging

    Premium-Inhalt. Epicor is hosting a live demonstration of text messaging innovation and inspiration at NRF 2011 Retail Conference and Expo in New York City.

  • Asia governments to lean more toward the cloud this year

    Premium-Inhalt. Government agencies in the region are likely to be more open to a cloud-based approach for service delivery and outsourcing in the coming months, said research firm Ovum.

  • Facebook joins hunt for missing kids with Amber Alerts

    Premium-Inhalt. In an effort to find missing children faster, Facebook will deliver Amber Alerts to its users.

  • Asia Pacific to lead retail bank tech spending

    Premium-Inhalt. The Asia Pacific will have the world's highest growth in spending on retail banking technology, which will hit US$28.1 billion for the region by 2015, according to research house Ovum.

  • MySpace is on Death’s Door--But Shouldn’t Give Up Yet

    Premium-Inhalt. Given MySpace's primary audience of tweens, describing its rise and fall in high school metaphors--at death's door--seems apt.

  • Active@ Partition Recovery

    Premium-Inhalt. Though it's limited to partition recovery operations (damaged or overwritten), could be all you need to recover your data. In some cases, when the only portion of the hard drive that's damaged (or overwritten) is the partition table, simply restoring a partition will magically bring back all your data. Actually, the data isn't brought back--it was there all along, but without any OS-recognizable indication to its existence. Recovering the partition just makes it possible to see it again.

  • Space Fence: The Ultimate Command Center

    Premium-Inhalt. Tracking the objects in orbit around the Earth is an important task, whether you're calculating and preventing collisions, or safely launching shuttles and other objects into space.

  • The Clock Is Ticking: Give IPv6 a Test Drive

    Premium-Inhalt. Major Websites are to by participating in World IPv6 Day, scheduled for June 8. Google, Facebook, and Yahoo, among others, have agreed to ensure that IPv6 entrances to their sites will be available, along with any network infrastructure needed to receive IPv6 traffic.

  • Making sense of the iPhone and hotspots

    Premium-Inhalt. The this week was big news, but dig past it and you quickly found that...well, there wasn't that much else to find. We still don't know, for example, what data plans Verizon will offer for the iPhone, or how much they'll cost.

  • Sprint plans 'industry first' event in February

    Premium-Inhalt. Sprint Nextel on Wednesday sent out official invitations to a Feb. 7 wireless showcase event in New York promising an "industry first."

  • IDC: Tablets, weak spending hurt PC shipments in Q4

    Premium-Inhalt. Worldwide PC shipments were slower than expected during the fourth quarter of 2010, hurt by competition from tablets and a slowdown in consumer spending, IDC said in a study released on Wednesday.

  • Origin Genesis Masters Benchmarks and Budgets

    Premium-Inhalt. The plays host to all manner of pricey, powerful PCs. Despite being a newcomer to our charts, Origin has fit right in, topping our charts and our benchmarks with premium components and generous overclocking. The latest update to their is no exception.

  • Sprint issues mysterious, magical invite for Feb. 7

    Premium-Inhalt. The one-upmanship between carriers will continue Feb. 7, as Sprint has issued an invitation to a press event in New York City featuring magician and "yet another industry first" from Sprint.

  • Disappointing: An iPod and the Infocast

    Premium-Inhalt. I discussed the problem with my new iPod Touch not restoring properly despite me doing everything short of reprogramming it with an axe. It turns out that the device has a hardware problem. How disappointing.

  • UConn reports data breach of online retail site

    Premium-Inhalt. An online retail site at University of Connecticut is warning thousands of customers that their billing information may have been hacked.

  • 7 cyber crime facts executives need to know

    Premium-Inhalt. The bad guys are getting smarter. Whether they are terrorists who realize another way to hurt the world and advance their agenda is to destabilize the economies of developed nations, especially leaders like the USA, disgruntled insiders, or "ordinary" criminals with a predominant profit motive, are increasing and becoming more costly. In information technology security circles, there is some buzz about a July 2010 of a representative sampling of U.S. companies conducted by the Ponemon Institute. This organization conducts independent research on privacy, data protection, and information security policy.

  • Duke Seeks Progress: Where Does IT Fit?

    Premium-Inhalt. The buzz this week is all about the merger between Duke and Progress, leading to a mega-utility. According to Jim Rodgers in the , the merger "creates a company positioned for future financial strength and capability that will be greater than the sum of the two separate companies. Both companies are underway with significant fleet modernization strategies. We are updating our aging infrastructure to meet future demand growth projections and future environmental constraints. This combination will allow both companies to achieve additional cost savings and efficiencies, helping to minimize potential future customer rate increases." This seems to say focus is on "sustainability", in some ways similar to TXU going private. So, in that statement there is more emphasis on availability of capital for cleaner generation and perhaps a smarter grid to replace aging infrastructure, with less emphasis on what was emphasized during the 1999 to 2000 wave of mergers - synergy savings. This may mean that transformation and synergy savings will come at the same time, especially where IT is concerned.

  • Apple releases iOS 4.3 beta for developers

    Premium-Inhalt. Hot on the heels of , Apple on Wednesday released a new beta of iOS to developers. One of the major features included in this iOS 4.3 beta is third-party access to , the much-touted media streaming feature that . The iOS 4.3 beta covers the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad; there's also a pre-release version of new software for the second-generation Apple TV.

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