Premium-Inhalt. The number of job offers made to IT contractors in the financial services industry fell by 79 percent in January, according to Powerchex.
Premium-Inhalt. The UK Final Cut User Group, formed in 2003, will meet this week for the first time in 5 years.
Premium-Inhalt. Nearly a third of private sector businesses would not consider employing ex-public sector workers, according to a survey
Premium-Inhalt. Czech security company is adding virtualised security to the forthcoming version of its paid antivirus software in an attempt to woo consumers worried about attacks on online banking by Trojans such as Zeus/SpyEye.
Premium-Inhalt. Students with a tendency towards truancy in California's Anaheim Union High School District are being assigned GPS units to make sure they're going to school on time, according to . The GPS units are the size of a (chunky) cellphone and are developed by Dallas-based , which operates in more than 100 middle and high schools in three states.
Premium-Inhalt. Until now, Google's upcoming Android OS software Honeycomb has been reserved for just tablet devices. Also, other than a , there have been quite minimal hacks to attempt to get the OS running on other platforms. One XDA Developer accepted the challenge of trying to get Honeycomb working on a smartphone and he has succeeded to some extent — behold the Nexus One running Android 3.0! Though don't rejoice just yet.
Premium-Inhalt. Although productivity apps and to-do list managers seem to be the new trend, EgretList from looks to put its own spin on the typical world of to-dos by basing its backbone on the Evernote platform.
Premium-Inhalt. Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of female managers believe that there is still a glass ceiling, according to new research from the Institute of Leadership & Management (IL&M).
Premium-Inhalt. If you're a serious iPad-toting, DSLR camera user looking to broaden your photographic horizons, OnOne Software's $50 app for the iPad could be valuable tool in your arsenal. The app--an iPad-optimized version of OnOne's existing --works in conjunction with your WiFi-enabled computer and compatible Nikon or Canon DSLR camera to let you instantly adjust your camera's settings, fire the shutter, review images, get a live viewfinder preview, and record video from the cozy confines of your iPad.
Premium-Inhalt. In a world drowning in information, weather forecasts might be among the most ubiquitous content out there. TV and radio stations offer frequent updates--particularly during drive time--and sites like are easy enough to check on your computer or iPhone. But and are betting there's one more place you need to check the seven-day outlook--the humble office printer.
Premium-Inhalt. ($50 plus $15/month subscription fee) is not like other massively-multiplayer online games, even the superhero ones like or Champions Online. In fact, it owes quite a bit more to three-dimensional beat-em-up games with powers, like Marvel Ultimate Alliance, Crackdown, InFamous and Prototype. This is a good thing, as instead of hitting a key and watching as your attack happens, you're actively participating in the battle.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter said on Sunday that it has freed 's UberSocial (previously UberTwitter) and twidroyd apps from exile after was a breach of its terms of service.
Premium-Inhalt. Over a dozen companies banded together with an online job service in Taipei over the weekend to seek people for the island's computer and online game industries. Some of the jobs even pay gamers to play full-time.
Premium-Inhalt. A news story is fueling speculation that Apple may be about to introduce a multi-gigabit peripherals connection, possibly for a future iPad or even for an expected refresh of its notebook line later this month.
Premium-Inhalt. Firefly Kenya, a new unit of Millward Brown East Africa, has offered an insight of how Kenyans have experienced a fundamental shift in how they communicate. Through social media, Kenyans have contributed to the massive global conversation.
Premium-Inhalt. Over 70 percent of the largest global banks use Avaya communication systems. The company bridges current communication and collaboration tools with the old with a distinctive and quick to user interface. By embracing forces of change, Avaya Flare Desktop Video Device enables easy access to desktop voice, video, the social media, instant messaging, Web conferencing and a consolidated view of multiple directories.
Premium-Inhalt. When the Nintendo Wii was first announced at E3 in 2005, I, like many gamers, wrote it off as a gimmick. After all, part of being a gamer was being a slob on the couch, eating the Official Food of Gaming (pizza) and drinking the Official Drink of Gaming (Mountain Dew). Getting up on your feet and moving was unthinkable. But since then, Nintendo has gone on to sell nearly 76 million Wii consoles worldwide. Boy, was I wrong...
Premium-Inhalt. The average, everyday Twitter or Facebook user likely won't have much need for , a Web-based social media management application. But power users--especially those who rely on and manage multiple Facebook pages and Twitter accounts for their business--may find this tool indispensible. HootSuite is available in two versions: a free (but ad-supported) plan that allows access to five social networks and two RSS/Atom feeds, or a $6-per-month unlimited plan that allows access for one extra team member. (Additional team members can be added starting at $15 per month.) The cloud-based service runs on any Web browser, and the company offers mobile apps for the iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry platforms.
Premium-Inhalt. Chinese firm is bidding to provide £50m worth of telecommunications equipment to the UK to create a mobile network in the Tube.