Premium-Inhalt. The Think Tank Cafe in the Smart Villages hi-tech park in Cairo. (Image: Smart Villages) WASHINGTON -- Egypt has been aggressively attracting tech companies to its wired office parks to help create jobs for its young, educated and often English-speaking workforce. But by last week in the wake of civil unrest, Egypt's government demonstrated just how quickly it can unwind its hi-tech goals.
Premium-Inhalt. Mark Zuckerberg, the ubiquitous CEO of Facebook, made a cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend alongside two actors who portray him.
Premium-Inhalt. There’s a lot of buzz about the new iPhone and iPad. You could offset the cost of a new device by selling your old one to . The company was at Macworld Expo to showcase their services.
Premium-Inhalt. Want to stand out on the show floor at Macworld Expo. Try sporting lederhosen. It certainly worked for the representatives of who brought a taste of Oktoberfest to San Francisco in January to promote the app maker’s iOS efforts.
Premium-Inhalt. Sales of Office 2010 -- especially to consumers -- fueled Microsoft's record quarter, the company and analysts said last week.
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Premium-Inhalt. Exactly a year ago, Omni Group CEO Ken Case boldly announced to the iPad. Three of those apps made it to the platform in 2010, and now the next one is on the way: OmniOutliner. The organizational tool has seemed like a natural fit for the iPad since day one, and now there’s tangible evidence that it’s on the way.
Premium-Inhalt. is known for top-notch external storage, and in Booth No. 308 at Macworld 2011, the company is showcasing a new line of GoFlex hard drives geared specifically toward Mac users.
Premium-Inhalt. Presenters at the ShmooCon security conference have spent much in the last couple years, and several attendees this year say it's a topic of major importance to them.
Premium-Inhalt. You couldn’t get very far on the Macworld 2011 show floor without running into an exhibitor promoting a protective case for Apple’s iPad. But some cases stood out from the crowd.
Premium-Inhalt. Mac music makers who hit the show floor at this year’s Macworld conference haven’t come away disappointed. Companies large and small dotted the Macworld 2011 show floor this week, ready to help you rock.
Premium-Inhalt. On the surface, saying there's no way to achieve perfect IT security seems like a downer. After all, aren't we all supposed to be striving for perfection?
Premium-Inhalt. Blue Microphones demoed the new , an external condenser Mic specially designed for Flip camcorders.
Premium-Inhalt. Cirrus Thinking is a developer who released on Wednesday at Macworld Expo. When you use the Dolly Drive software, it shows cloud storage provided by the developer as available drives in Time Machine. When it’s time for Time Machine to run, encrypted files are saved to the cloud.
Premium-Inhalt. During our time at , senior editor Dan Frakes and I asked many of the vendors we met with if they were going to be attending Macworld Expo as well. Some said yes, but quite a few others said they wouldn’t be making the journey. Of course, there are some valid reasons for not exhibiting at both events—travel/tradeshow budget constraints being one of them—but there are just as many reasons to say yes.
Premium-Inhalt. Severn Trent Water says it has tackled the "complicated process" of its Unlimited License Agreement (ULA) renewal and ongoing compliance and software asset management issues using an outside consultancy.
Premium-Inhalt. Pharmaceutical and chemical giant Merck is improving compliance and simplifying security with new systems from CA Technologies.
Premium-Inhalt. Increasing enterprise growth, reducing costs and attracting new customers are the three areas CIOs are focusing their attention on in 2011, according to the latest research from Gartner.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft seemed ready to take over the mobile world with the launch of , but so far we've seen only a handful of phones. The ($100 with a two-year contract from T-Mobile) is an affordable yet powerful WP7 offering. It isn't the most attractive phone on the market, but if you've been dying to give WP7 a spin without breaking the bank, it is a good option.
Premium-Inhalt. Every iOS gamer wants to experience arcade-style action on the iPad. But with certain games—including any that require a virtual joystick—the iPad’s shortcomings as a gaming device have been exposed. Without the ability to use a conventional joystick, gaming genres that require exact movement and tacticle responses don’t always fare well on Apple’s tablet. Without the physical feel of a joystick, it’s easy to let your thumbs wander and accidentally slip off the virtual buttons. Fighting games, first-person shooters, and even many adventure titles have often translated poorly to the iPad due to their reliance on joystick movement rather than touch and gesture controls.
Premium-Inhalt. The next version of Abvio’s family of iOS fitness apps not only provides runners, cyclers, and walkers a new method of comparing their workout times to their friends’, it also gives them an avenue to find more friends with which to connect.
Premium-Inhalt. The Mac App Store may already feel like an old friend, but in fact, it’s only been around a scant three weeks. That’s still enough time for various Mac software developers around the Macworld 2011 conference floor to form some firm opinions about the store and its impact on their business.
Premium-Inhalt. My colleague James Galbraith took a look at some of the . But I also have a few products during my showfloor rambles that will interest Mac-using musicians.
Premium-Inhalt. , the developers of BannerZest and PulpMotion, has announced that it will soon release Comic Composer, the application used by its to create digital comics. This authoring tool will be available for authors and publishers of digital strips.
Premium-Inhalt. China's microblogs have blocked searches for the word "Egypt," a sign that the Chinese government is trying to limit public knowledge of the political unrest occurring in the Middle East.