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  • BITKOM überreicht Datenschutz-Kodex an de Maizière

    CeBIT

    Der Branchenverband BITKOM hat am Dienstag auf der CeBIT in Hannover einen Datenschutz-Kodex der Industrie an Bundesinnenminister Thomas de Maizière übergeben. …mehr

  • Kaspersky will der Ferrari unter den Security-Anbietern sein

    ­­­CeBit 2011 - Formel 1 und Finanzspritze

    Auf der Cebit outete sich der russische Sicherheitsanbieter als Werbepartner von Ferrari und teilte mit, General Atlantic als zweitgrößten Anteilseigner gewonnen zu haben.  …mehr

  • LTE kommt früher als erwartet

    CeBIT-Pressekonferenz von O2

    Neben der Telekom und Vodafone hat auch Telefonica O2 auf der CeBIT den kommerziellen Start von LTE angekündigt.  …mehr

  • Gericht stoppt Lieferung von PS3 nach Europa

    Patentstreit mit LG

    Pause für die Playstation 3: Die Einfuhr der Sony-Spielekonsole nach Europa ist für zunächst zehn Tage gestoppt. …mehr

  • Zumtobel hat eine hybride Cloud in Betrieb genommen

    Flexible Ressourcen

    Dank konsequenter Virtualisierung schrumpfte die Server-Landschaft von 62 auf neun physische Maschinen.  …mehr

  • Security-Anbieter warnen vor neuen Gefahren

    CeBIT

    Neue Technologien - neue Gefahren: Mit dem Vormarsch von Smartphones und dem Boom beim Cloud Computing warnen Sicherheitsexperten vor zusätzlichen Bedrohungen aus dem Netz. …mehr

  • Guttenberg-Rücktritt verfolgt Merkel auf der Messe

    CeBIT

    Von wegen Routine: Gerade wollte Angela Merkel sich wie jedes Jahr auf ihren Weg durch die CeBIT-Hallen machen, da ereilte sie die Nachricht vom Rücktritt des Verteidigungsministers. …mehr

  • Innenminister testet den neuen ePerso

    Thomas de Maiziére

    Es hat geklappt: Bundesinnenminister Thomas de Maiziére hat im Blitzlichtgewitter mit seinem elektronischen Personalausweis das Messegelände betreten - und keinen Eintritt bezahlt.  …mehr

  • Die Strategie von SAP

    Analysten-Urteile zum Jahresbericht 2010

    In-Memory, Mobilität, On-Demand - so lauten die Eckpunkte der Strategie, die die SAP-CEOs in Frankfurt verkündet haben. Analysten überzeugt das Konzept.  …mehr

  • Forum für Cloud-Anwender

    Cloud-Expertenrat

    Cloud Computing löst bei Anwendern oft mehr Fragen als Antworten aus. Beim Computerwoche Cloud-Expertenrat können Interessenten und Anwender mit hochkarätigen Spezialisten Erfahrungen austauschen und aktuelle Fragen diskutieren.  …mehr

  • Fritzbox LTE als dritte Breitbandsäule

    AVM auf der CeBIT

    Egal ob DSL, Kabel-TV oder LTE als Breitbandzugang genutzt werden, AVM hat mittlerweile für jede Technik die entsprechenden Fritzboxen im Programm.  …mehr

  • Mikro-Rechenzentrum für den Mittelstand

    CeBIT

    Im Rahmen der CeBIT haben Rittal und Bechtle ein „Out of the Box“ Rechenzentrum für kleine und mittelständische Unternehmen präsentiert. …mehr

  • Die Gefahr kommt von Innen

    Interview mit Natalya Kaspersky

    Natalya Kaspersky leitet den Verwaltungsrat der Kaspersky Labs und hat bei InfoWatch den CEO-Posten inne. Dort steht der Verlust vertraulicher Daten im Unternehmen, also Data-Leakage-Protection (DLP) im Mittelpunkt des Interesses. Im Gespräch mit COMPUTERWOCHE hat sie dieses Thema näher beleuchtet. …mehr

  • Karriere-Netzwerk Xing 2010 mit Gewinn

    Neue Funktionen ab morgen

    Das Karriere-Netzwerk Xing ist im vergangenen Jahr in die schwarzen Zahlen zurückgekehrt. …mehr

  • Stimmung im deutschen Mittelstand steigt

    Sage Business Index

    Die deutschen Mittelständler blicken im internationalen Vergleich am optimistischsten in die Zukunft. Das ergab eine Befragung des Softwareanbieters Sage unter rund 6450 Firmen.  …mehr

  • Empfehlenswerte Datenschutz-Einstellungen für den IE 8

    Browser-Tipps für den Internet Explorer

    Die Datenschutzeinstellungen des Browsers sollte man mit der gleichen Sorgfalt wie die Sicherheitsoptionen behandeln. Der folgende Beitrag erläutert die Datenschutz-Einstellungen und -Funktionen des Internet Explorer 8 detailliert.  …mehr

  • GreenIT-Best-Practice-Award für 2011 hat begonnen

    CeBIT 2011

    Auf der CeBIT 2011 fiel am ersten Messetag der bundesweite Wettbewerb der Startschuss zum "GreenIT Best Practice Award 2011".  …mehr

  • Neuer Bundesverband für IT-Anwender entsteht

    Interessenvertretung

    Die drei Organisationen CIO-Colloquium, CIO-Circle und CIO-Forum wollen sich im Herbst zu einem gemeinsamen bundesweiten Verband zusammenschließen. Damit soll vor allem die Zusammenarbeit zwischen Circle und Colloquium gestärkt werden, die vor dem 5. Nationalen IT-Gipfel im Dezember 2010 noch Schwächen zeigte.  …mehr

  • "Die Welt wird kleiner und intelligenter"

    IBM-CEO Samuel Palmisano

    Unterstützt von IBM-Chef Samuel Palmisano und dem türkischen Ministerpräsidenten Recep Tayyip Erdogan eröffnete Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel die 25. CeBIT und staunte über IBMs neuen Wunderrechner "Watson".  …mehr

  • Internet-Sperren in Union umstritten

    Kretschmer vs. Krings

    Die richtige Vorgehensweise gegen Kinderpornografie im Internet bleibt in der Union umstritten. …mehr

  • Anbieter müssen neue Informationsformate anbieten

    Data Warehousing

    Der Markt für Datenbanken unterliegt Marktforscher Gartner zufolge einem tiefgreifenden Wandel. Unternehmen verlangen vermehrt nach analytischen Systemen. Anbieter müssen die Architektur ihrer Data Warehouses daher neu ausrichten.  …mehr

  • CamCard - Visitenkarten scannen mit dem Google-Handy

    Die App des Tages

    "CamCard" von IntSig Information liest Visitenkarten einfach und schnell aus.  …mehr

  • Die besten Mobile-Apps für die CeBIT

    Kleine Helfer spezial

    Diese - zum Teil kostenlosen - Apps machen Ihr Smartphone noch nützlicher für den Messebesuch.  …mehr

  • vCenter - Virtuelle VMware-Server effizient verwalten

    VMware Server-Management

    Virtuelle Server lassen sich in beliebiger Menge schnell erstellen. Um den damit verbundenen Wildwuchs vorzubeugen, sind effiziente Verwaltungstools gefragt. VMware liefert mit dem vCenter ein umfassendes Toolset für seine virtuelle Infrastruktur, das wir hier detailliert erläutern.  …mehr

  • Erste mobile Personalausweis-App ist da

    Für alle Betriebssysteme

    Weil die App für den neuen Ausweis auf Java basiert, läuft sie allen Plattformen und mobilen Geräten. Die erste App von einem Privatanbieter konkurriert jetzt mit der offiziellen Bürger-App des Innenministeriums.  …mehr

  • IT-Mitarbeiter sollen wissen, für wen sie arbeiten

    IT intim - Die Sorgen der CIOs

    Nach zwei harten Jahren nimmt die Nutzfahrzeugbranche wieder Fahrt auf. Wie wirkt sich das auf die IT aus?  …mehr

  • Motorola Defy now available on Optus

    Premium-Inhalt. Following a three month , the ruggedised is now available through Optus.

  • How to Use PC World's 'find.pcworld.com' Codes

    Premium-Inhalt. This is an update of a post I wrote a couple years ago. It seems like a good time to revisit the topic, as I've recently received a few related e-mails from readers.

  • Meyer Cookware signs Pronto in ERP deal

    Premium-Inhalt. The Australian division of global cookware manufacturer, Meyer Cookware, has signed a six-figure deal with ERP developer, Pronto Software, to implement Pronto-Xi across the enterprise.

  • Bing Twitter account goes Oscar-crazy

    Premium-Inhalt. The search engine went slightly bonkers Monday afternoon, posting a deluge of pre-Oscar party photos.

  • Anonymous forces HBGary Federal CEO to step down

    Premium-Inhalt. The has won for now its skirmish with the CEO of HBGary Federal, the network security firm whose e-mails were stolen and posted on the Internet, over the content as well as the ease with which its network was hacked.

  • Robotic Herds Could Be the Next Step in Farming

    Premium-Inhalt. Fully autonomous herds of robots could be the future of farming, or at least that's what one roboticist thinks. has developed an "Autonomous Micro Planter," which he's named Prospero.

  • Last Minute iPad 2 Rumor Roundup

    Premium-Inhalt. With Apple's iPad 2 event , the rumor mill is spinning faster than ever. What's the wisdom of the Web predicting? A thinner, lighter iPad with at least one camera and beefier hardware.

  • MWC 2011 Brings a Larger Focus on the Mobile Enterprise

    Premium-Inhalt. Several themes seemed to govern most of the conversation at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) including the proliferation of tablets, the momentum behind the Android platform and of course what will become of Nokia now that it is an OEM aligned to Microsoft in the smartphone segment. These conversations will continue throughout 2011 but one key area that seemed to stand out relative to previous years was the mobile enterprise. We have highlighted some of the key areas illustrating why below.

  • Telco interception bill needs 'major repairs'

    Premium-Inhalt. The Australian Greens have called for an overhaul of the Federal Government's Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010, claiming the bill is in need of "major repair".

  • Accused AT&T hacker makes bail

    Premium-Inhalt. One of the two men accused of hacking AT&T's website to grab personal information about thousands of iPad users has been released on bail.

  • Remains of the Day: Special relationship

    Premium-Inhalt. The much vaunted connects the U.S. and the UK, but apparently it also links Apple and the BBC? Also, Cupertino may plan to encheapen iPhones, the Comcast-NBC merger isn't bad news, and don't go, Jony Ive! The remains for February 28, 2011, are staying right here.

  • Samson Meteor Mic now available for pre-order

    Premium-Inhalt. Samson's new won't hit stores until April, but you can pre-order one beginning on Monday, with your choice of a chrome finish or a limited-edition gold plating.

  • Commonwealth Bank deploys NetBank for Android

    Premium-Inhalt. The Commonwealth Bank has released its NetBank mobile banking app for Android smartphones to customers.

  • Will Amazon's Kindle Be Free By November?

    Premium-Inhalt. The price of the popular e-reader has plummeted dramatically over the past two years, as growing competition from Apple's iPad and competing e-readers like Barnes & Noble's has inspired some impressive price-cutting on Amazon's part. The Kindle, which cost $350 in February 2009, is now as low as $139 for the Wi-Fi-only version.

  • Store, Manage Passwords With Sticky Password

    Premium-Inhalt. ($30, 30-day free trial) helps you manage your ever-growing collection of passwords. I have about 400 of them stored in Mozilla Firefox, and I doubt I'm atypical. Many are useless or outdated; far too many are identical or similar. It's easy to slip into very bad habits, and to forget that even if you don't care if your log in to a , you could lose it all if you use the same password for something more important. Further, you have passwords and codes for things other than Web sites--bank accounts, home security, credit cards.

  • 15 Best Google Android Apps for Newbies -- All Free

    Premium-Inhalt. If you just nabbed a new Android smartphone or tablet, or are coveting one, which apps should you download immediately? Check out these 15 picks from CIO.com's mobile maestro Al Sacco.

  • CCleaner Gets Even Better With CCEnhancer

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're a fan of , the best free clean-up tool you can find anywhere, you'll be a fan of free as well. As the name says, it enhances CCleaner's already considerable capabilities

  • More Mobile Spyware Hits Android

    Premium-Inhalt. has captured 2 new spyware programs that have been infecting Android phones. The two programs, "SW.SecurePhone" and "SW.Qieting", can release an unsettling amount of personal information from an infected phone.

  • Teardown shows Xoom costs more to build than iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. A by IHS iSuppli found its materials cost nearly $360, compared with $320 for materials in the comparable 32GB iPad 3G.

  • Developing for iPad 2: A (Speculative) Primer

    Premium-Inhalt. Every new iOS device that Apple releases comes with a new set of challenges developers must overcome. Apple has done a stellar job documenting the progression of the iOS SDK and they continue to make competitive improvements to their devices without alienating developers. The iPad 2 is expected to be announced at tomorrow's super-hyped media event, which has ignited a frenzy of rumors lately. While the iPad 2's feature set is still largely unknown, as with all new iOS devices, writing apps for the updated tablet will feel extremely familiar. But to fully take advantage of the new hardware, here are some tips to fellow developers.

  • Kinect Powered Robot Could Help Earthquake Victims

    Premium-Inhalt. A Kinect-powered robot could soon be helping locate earthquake victims, thanks to the engineering ingenuity of a group of U.K. students. The rescue-robot, developed at the University of Warwick by , could help significantly reduce the costs involved in earthquake rescue attempts.

  • Man gets 7 years for forcing modems to call premium numbers

    Premium-Inhalt. A New Hampshire man who made US$8 million by installing unwanted dial-up software on computers and then forcing them to call expensive premium telephone numbers was handed down an 82-month sentence on Monday.

  • IBM to secure e-health records

    Premium-Inhalt. IBM Australia has been awarded another major Australian e-health tender, picking up responsibilities for delivering a secure messaging platform that will be used in the Federal Government's $467 million personally controlled electronic health records (PCEHR) initiative.

  • Dell 2150cdn Color Laser Printer

    Premium-Inhalt. The Dell 2150cdn looks like a business bargain. Its low $400 (as of February 25, 2011) purchase price buys you good performance and some expandability. Higher-volume offices should note, however, that the 2150cdn's toner costs range from just average to expensive.

  • Giada A50 Fusion Ultra PC

    Premium-Inhalt. The A50 Fusion Ultra PC ($449 as of March 1, 2011) is the first desktop packing one (previously codenamed Brazos) to undergo PCWorld Labs testing. The Fusion E-350, a 1.6GHz dual-core , seems to perform at much the same level as the AMD Athlon II Neo Processor K125-based found in the. The 7.5-by-5.9-by-1-inch A50 Fusion Ultra holds 2GB of DDR3 memory plus a 320GB hard drive. The $249 beats both the A50 Fusion Ultra and the ER1402 for storage, but can't match either on general performance.

  • Facebook beefs up comment box for external sites

    Premium-Inhalt. A Facebook plug-in for website publishers that lets them add comment boards to their pages has been revamped with more granular controls for moderating discussions and a more fine-tuned relevance algorithm for ordering posts.

  • Intel details new Atom N570 processor

    Premium-Inhalt. Intel on Tuesday provided further details about its Atom N570 chip and said netbooks with the processor will ship later this month.

  • Forget Apple iPad 2: Reports Say iPad 3 Is One to Watch

    Premium-Inhalt. As the tech world awaits the expected unveiling of 's next-generation iPad on Wednesday, a new report suggests the upcoming will be a minor upgrade. However, its future replacement--let's call it the --will be a super-duper slate that rocks the tablet world.

  • Meet Google's human search engine for innovation

    Premium-Inhalt. It was November 2009, and Don Dodge had just been laid off by . Instead of writing a new resume and collecting unemployment, he just waited for the phone to start ringing. Within two days, he had a new job at Google -- .

  • Xoom gloom: Android tablet falls short in vendor's HTML5 tests

    Premium-Inhalt. One evaluation of how well the browser on Motorola's spiffy new Xoom tablet supports HTML5 and other modern Web standards reaches a disappointing conclusion.

  • PayPal CISO: DDoS one big security threat among many

    Premium-Inhalt. Stung by a high-profile , PayPal's CISO says application layer attacks remain a major threat to businesses in general, which need better defenses and actual testing of the DDoS tools they have.

  • How to Put Gaming to Work for Your Business

    Premium-Inhalt. Contrary to the popular stereotype, computer gaming is no longer a hobby restricted to teenage boys in their parents' basements. Rather, the mobile phone is increasingly the device of choice for , and the pastime is enjoyed by a full one-third of mobile phone users.

  • Dell 1355cnw Color MFP

    Premium-Inhalt. The Dell 1355cnw will appeal to small offices, as it combines print, copy, scan, and fax capabilities in an inexpensive ($420 as of March 1, 2011) package. It has wireless networking for good measure. Using an LED array to create images rather than the more widely known laser technology, it produces good output, too. As is the case with many low-cost MFPs, unfortunately, , and features are somewhat limited. It's a better choice in this price range than the color MFP, which produces inferior color images at a slower pace.

  • HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw Color MFP

    Premium-Inhalt. The HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw MFP seems to offer a lot for its low $450 (as of March 1, 2011) price: full capabilities (print/copy/fax/scan), wireless networking, Web apps, and . Small offices and businesses considering this printer, however, should also note what it lacks: speed and economy. It's one of the slowest models we've tested recently, and its toner is very pricey. In addition, it offers no automatic duplexing, which makes saving on paper costs harder. The has fewer bells and whistles by comparison, but it's noticeably faster.

  • Polywell Poly X5800A3-990X

    Premium-Inhalt. Polywell's Poly X5800A3-990X ($3499 as of March 1, 2011) illustrates how close the competition is atop the . The X5800A3's strong showing on our tests puts it right with most of its rivals. The problem? Others do better.

  • The Future of Server Computing Is Low Power

    Premium-Inhalt. Once upon a time, . Everything else was a secondary consideration, including the consumption of electricity. It didn't matter if there was no need for all that computing power. The rule of thumb was always to buy a sledgehammer to crack a nut.

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