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  • 26 Prozent der Nutzer verwenden Apps nur einmal

    Studie

    Apple hat bereits vor einiger Zeit bekanntgegeben, dass im App Store bereits mehr als zehn Milliarden Apps heruntergeladen wurden – aber werden diese ganzen Programme auch verwendet? …mehr

  • Obama-Regierung fordert "Datenschutz-Grundgesetz"

    FTC

    Die US-Regierung hat ein "Datenschutz-Grundgesetz" fürs Internet gefordert. Verbraucher in den USA müssten verhindern können, dass Unternehmen ihre Aktivitäten in Netz mit Tracking-Diensten verfolgen oder persönliche Daten verkaufen, erklärte das Handelsministerium in Washington. …mehr

  • Amazon gibt kurzen Einblick in seinen App Store für Android

    Erste Bilder

    Mehr oder weniger zufällig ist die Website androidnews.de über den neuen App Store von Amazon von Android gestolpert. …mehr

  • Optimus Speed kommt noch im März nach Deutschland

    LG

    In seinem Blog hat der koreanische Hersteller LG bekannt gegeben, dass das Dualcore-Smartphone Optimus Speed spätestens zum 31. März in den deutschen Handel kommen wird.  …mehr

  • Berlin baut Testwolke mit HP

    Cloud mit Self-Service-Portal

    Berlin betreibt eine Cloud-Lösung im öffentlichen Sektor auf Basis einer HP Matrix-Plattform (Server). Sie zeichnet sich durch einfachen Einsatz und Handhabung aus und soll wegweisenden Charakter für den Cloud-Einsatz im Öffentlichen Sektor haben.  …mehr

  • Einsatz von E-Recruiting

    Neue Wege zu den Fachkräften

    Zunehmend wird das Internet als Kontaktplattform zwischen Bewerbern und Arbeitgebern benutzt. Viele Arbeitgeber verzichten mittlerweile gerne auf Papierbewerbungen, um damit Effizienz und Schnelligkeit in der Personalabteilung zu gewinnen. Die Königsdisziplin ist dann die Einbindung eines echten eRecruiting-Systems, welches den gesamten Bewerbungsprozess vollständig integriert unterstützt. …mehr

  • SAP-Partner sind optimistisch

    Blick in die Zukunft

    Fast alle SAP-Partner sind hinsichtlich ihrer Umsatzentwicklung in 2011 optimistisch. Über 90 Prozent der SAP-Partner erwarten in 2011 ein Umsatzwachstum. Dies ergab eine Umfrage von RAAD im Januar 2011 bei mehr als 70 der etwa 400 deutschen Partner des Walldorfer Softwareherstellers. …mehr

  • Kinect leitet Blinde

    NAVI

    Studenten der Gruppe Human-Computer Interaction an der Universität Konstanz haben damit experimentiert, Microsofts Kinect-Sensor zur Orientierungshilfe für Blinde zu machen.  …mehr

  • Bechtle stockt nach Gewinnschub die Dividende auf

    Um 15 Cent je Aktie

    Der IT-Dienstleister Bechtle stockt nach einem Gewinnsprungs im vergangenen Jahr die Dividende auf. Die Ausschüttung soll von 60 Cent je Aktie vor einem Jahr auf 75 Cent steigen, wie die im TecDax notierte Gesellschaft am Donnerstag mitteilte.  …mehr

  • iPhone 5 kommt ohne NFC

    Digitale Geldbörse

    Grund für den NFC-Verzicht sei das Fehlen eines einheitlichen Standards. Ohne diesen würde Apple die neue Technik nicht unterstützen, so die britische Zeitung The Independent.  …mehr

  • Fachbereiche fürchten den Verlust der Kontrolle über ihre Daten

    Business Intelligence

    Schon lange ermitteln Firmenabteilungen erfolgreich Kennzahlen und Prognosen aus ihren Geschäftsdaten. Nun sollen sie das auch unternehmensweit tun, raten die Experten. Das aber ruft bei den Fachbereichen Ängste vor dem Verlust der Kontrolle über ihre Daten hervor.  …mehr

  • Web ist "größtes Spionagegerät der Welt"

    Julian Assange

    Julian Assange, Gründer der Enthüllungsplattform WikiLeaks, hat offenbar seinen Glauben in das demokratische Potenzial des Internets verloren.  …mehr

  • Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 - Edler Kopfhörer aus Kirschholz

    Gadget des Tages

    Für alle, die es edel lieben, bietet Audio-Technica Kopfhörer aus japanischer Hokkaido-Kirsche. …mehr

  • Sorge um Apple-Glückssträhne

    Analyst wird skeptisch

    Ist der phänomenal gute Lauf von Apple vorbei? Ein Analyst hegt mittlerweile Zweifel daran, dass der kalifornische Elektronikkonzern das wahnsinnige Wachstumstempo der vergangenen Jahre halten kann.  …mehr

  • Karriereratgeber 2011 - Dieter Berz, Cognizant

    Was ein globaler Dienstleister erwartet

    Vom 17. bis 30. März 2011 beantwortet der deutsche Geschäftsführer von Cognizant, Dieter Berz, Fragen unter anderem zu Karriereperspektiven bei einem globalen Dienstleister.  …mehr

  • Neue HTC-Modelle mit Windows Phone 7

    HTC Prime und Ignite

    Über das HTC Prime verrät die Website nur wenig. Das Modell ist ein Schiebehandy mit seitlich ausziehbarer Volltastatur. Dem Bild nach zu urteilen setzt der taiwanische Hersteller auf ein Gehäuse aus  hochwertigem Metall.  …mehr

  • Das kostet Ihr gutes Recht

    Prozesskostenrechner

    Ein von der Allianz ProzessFinanz GmbH angebotener Prozesskostenrechner macht das finanzielle Risiko von Gerichtsverfahren für Anwender transparent. …mehr

  • Tipps für die perfekte Präsentation

    Powerpoint

    Wer bei der Sesamstraße gut aufgepasst hat, kann bei der Präsentation wenig falsch machen. Powerpoint-Profi Simon Schoop verrät sein Rezept für die perfekte Präsentation.  …mehr

  • Nicht immer muss die Bank umfassend beraten

    Verlust bei Geldanlage? Kunde ist selber schuld

    Wer seine Anlagegeschäfte über eine Direktbank abwickelt, muss mehr Eigenverantwortung aufbringen und kann nicht auf die Bank verweisen, wenn etwas schiefläuft.  …mehr

  • New Biochip Gives Blood Test Results in Minutes

    Premium-Inhalt. A new breakthrough in microfluidics could lead to autonomous chips that will be able to diagnose diseases in mere minutes.

  • Are cell phones 'Stalin's dream'? Readers weigh in

    Premium-Inhalt. We've all seen it in movies and TV shows: a criminal or whistleblower being tracked by the government takes the battery out of his cell phone and throws them both in a river. Presto: You're off the grid.

  • Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3

    Premium-Inhalt. These days, quite a few compact cameras take 3D photos, but the ($500 as of 3/14/2011) is the most full-featured of the pack. It's the only big-name 3D still camera with two lenses and sensors, meaning that it can shoot 3D video as well as still photos; and while other 3D-capable cameras on the market from , , and treat 3D shooting as an additional scene mode, the 3D capabilities in this Finepix camera are front-and-center. This is a 3D camera first, but it also has a range of 2D shooting modes.

  • 2 Ways to Capture Essential Information With Your Smartphone

    Premium-Inhalt. In a world dominated by built-in distractions, constant interruptions, and ever-shifting priorities, it's absolutely critical to capture every important piece of information you can focus your attention on in the moment that it has your attention. Here are two can't-miss ways to use your to grab the essential data and ideas that float through your brain or bubble up in a conversation by the water cooler.

  • Remains of the Day: Xoom xoom

    Premium-Inhalt. Motorola's got a surprise up its sleeve for Xoom pricing--and that surprise is all the money that it's taking out of its own pocket. Meanwhile, The Daily opens up its own pocketbook, and Netflix shells out for a deal that could change the face of TV. Don't worry: we built the remainders for Wednesday, March 16, 2011 on rock and roll.

  • Remains of the Day: Hug it out

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's top brass reaches out to its employees in Japan, the iPad 2 takes a break to shoot a music video, and Adobe makes a surprising move. The remainders for Thursday, March 17, 2011 are right here if you need them.

  • EMC: RSA SecurID info swiped via sophisticated hack attack

    Premium-Inhalt. EMC issued a warning today that hackers have stolen information about its RSA SecurID two-factor authentication that could be used by cybercriminals to more easily breach customers' systems,

  • HTC ThunderBolt launches as first LTE phone

    Premium-Inhalt. HTC's ThunderBolt smartphone. Sales of HTC's ThunderBolt kicked off Thursday, but it isn't clear that faster speeds it offers on Verizon Wireless's LTE (Long Term Evolution) network are exciting buyers, possibly because of their concerns about battery life.

  • Kinect Hack Helps the Blind Navigate

    Premium-Inhalt. Kinect hacks seem to be getting better and better. From being hacked to all the way to the recent , there's now even more excuse to give Kinect hacking a try. However, the University of Konstanz in Germany has created possibly one of the best and most useful hacks yet: The gift of sight to the blind. Well, kind of.

  • Music Video Shot Entirely on iPad 2 Isn't Half Bad

    Premium-Inhalt. Well, it's happened. Apple that each movie you record on its iPad 2 front and rear facing cameras will be a "mini masterpiece." The rear camera is apparently capable of recording HD films at 720p at 30 frames per second. So put the new shiny toy to the test and record a music video using only iPads -- with quite good results.

  • TextWrangler 3.5.3

    Premium-Inhalt. Everyone needs a really good text editor. Sooner or later, you're going to be faced with a job that requires you to clean up one or more huge text files, sort hundreds of lines of text, or eliminate the duplicates in a list. When that happens, you'll be glad you can turn to Bare Bones Software's (), which handles these tasks--and many more--with aplomb. Even better, it's free for the downloading, either from the Mac App Store or directly from the Bare Bones Website.

  • Google Apps: How We Convinced the C-Suite

    Premium-Inhalt. Joe Fuller, CIO at Dominion Enterprises, had a mess to clean up. Built through a series of 150 acquisitions, the marketing services company was burdened by inefficiencies, disparities and siloed data. As the economy continued to tank in 2010, the company started to feel the weight of hosting e-mail in 24 separate locations, which posed a multitude of support and integration issues, Fuller says.

  • Amazon's Android App Store: Steve Jobs Doesn't Get It

    Premium-Inhalt. Roll out the welcome wagon, Android fans: It looks like you'll soon have a new place to shop.

  • RIM Details Cloud-Based BES;General Availability 'Late 2011'

    Premium-Inhalt. BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) today detailed its upcoming, cloud-based BlackBerry Enterprise Service (BES) offering during a media webcast.

  • 10 Things to Drool Over in Firefox 4

    Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla's Firefox 4 is now officially on Tuesday March 22, following hard on the heels of Google's and Microsoft's .

  • Apple's New iPhone Ads: Our Content is Better

    Premium-Inhalt. In an effort to distinguish its tightly controlled content ecosystem from those of its mobile competitors--specifically, Google's fast-growing Android platform-- has released three new TV ads on its YouTube channel and website.

  • Pentax releases fashion-forward Optio RS1500 camera

    Premium-Inhalt. Photographers worried about carrying cameras that clash with their handbags, fear not: Pentax continues its quest to make cameras that double as fashion statements with the new Optio RS1500. This customizable point-and-shoot offers several means of creating a personalized look for the device, but it also backs up the fun with the same solid specs found in .

  • Developers donate proceeds, services to Japan relief efforts

    Premium-Inhalt. The multiple disasters afflicting Japan--earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear--have created an outpouring of charity around the world. As part of the effort, several Apple-oriented software developers are donating services and money to ease the suffering of victims and their families.

  • Apple: Blaze study on iPhone 4 browser performance 'flawed'

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple on Thursday called that showed the Android-based Nexus S smartphone browsed the Web 52% faster than the iPhone 4 to be "flawed."

  • HP Joins the Cloud, But Others Are Ahead

    Premium-Inhalt. One of the world's most venerable IT manufacturers is flying into the cloud. The new boss of Hewlett-Packard, Leo Apotheker, has announced that , both of which dominate the nascent cloud services field. According to Apotheker, HP intends to have a , from consumer through to enterprise.

  • Readlines for iPhone and iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. There's probably no way to do a good universal RSS app for the iPhone and iPad: the two devices have vastly different screen sizes and convey vastly different amounts and types of information. , a $1 offering from , proves the folly of trying to kill two RSS birds with one stone.

  • Remote-controlled nanoparticles target cancer

    Premium-Inhalt. Researchers at a Canadian university are and a tiny remote-controlled magnetic sphere to deliver cancer-fighting drugs directly to where they need to go.

  • Infosys job ad automatically rejected older workers, claims lawsuit

    Premium-Inhalt. A federal lawsuit claims that requirements in job ads posted by India-based offshore company Infosys Technologies automatically discriminate against older workers.

  • 12 tutorials for making the most of iPhones at work

    Premium-Inhalt. Many businesses have begun embracing the and other , either supplying workers with the devices or enabling employees to hook up their personal phones to the corporate network. With the iPhone 4 now available and an likely on the way, more of the same can only be expected.

  • Microsoft preps for sold-out enterprise management summit

    Premium-Inhalt. will pitch its offerings and approach to the consumerization of IT at next week's sold-out in Las Vegas.

  • Thinner iPad 2 glass: Will it break?

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's decision to shave the iPad 2's profile and reduce its weight may mean a slight increase in broken screens, a repair expert said today.

  • Java technologists debate how to fix the JCP

    Premium-Inhalt. Dignitaries in the Java realm sparred Thursday about the state of the JCP (Java Community Process), the much-maligned organization for amending official Java technology platforms.

  • Dell reveals its storage roadmap, acquisition integration plans

    Premium-Inhalt. Over the last year, Dell acquired , data and . Those latest acquisitions add layers on top of 's buyout of midrange vendor EqualLogic.

  • Security will rescue cloud computing

    Premium-Inhalt. Whenever the topic of is mentioned in the context of , it is usually discussed as the "big barrier" to adoption. The in the cloud makes it impossible for businesses to make the leap into this new computing paradigm. I propose a different perspective: .

  • Heavy Rain, Mass Effect 2, Black Ops honored at BAFTAs

    Premium-Inhalt. Today's Top Story is the outcome of last night's GAME British Academy Video Games Awards, which saw plenty of unsurprising nominations but some unexpected winners.

  • New York Times announces App Store, Web subscriptions

    Premium-Inhalt. More than a year ago, The New York Times announced that for its content, but details like pricing and exactly which content the wall would affect were scarce--until Thursday.

  • Android 50% faster than iPhone 4 in loading Web pages

    Premium-Inhalt. The Computerworld (US) story "Android 50% faster than iPhone 4 in loading Web pages, study says," posted Thursday, had incorrect information about the embedded browsers used by Blaze Software for its tests.

  • New York Times Paywall: A Small Change That Seems Big

    Premium-Inhalt. The New York Times' paywall, which goes up on March 28, is "a significant transition" and "an important step" for the newspaper, says publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr.

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