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  • Neuer Firefox millionenfach heruntergeladen

    Mozilla Firefox 4

    Die neue Version des Internet-Browsers Firefox ist in den ersten 24 Stunden rund 6,9 Millionen Mal heruntergeladen worden. …mehr

  • "Gefällt mir"-Button verstößt nicht gegen Wettbewerbsrecht

    Facebook

    Wenn ein Online-Händler den "Gefällt mir"-Button von Facebook auf seiner Website einbindet, ohne Besucher auf die Übermittlung von Daten an das Online-Netzwerk hinzuweisen, verstößt er damit nicht gegen das Wettbewerbsrecht.  …mehr

  • Foto des Gesichts ersetzt Passwörter

    Authentifizierung durch Vergleich mit Foto auf Chip

    Gängige Chipkarten könnten in Zukunft durch das Gesicht statt durch Passwörter oder Codes authentifiziert werden.  …mehr

  • Medion will mit E-Books und Tablet-Computern punkten

    1,64 Milliarden Euro Umsatz

    Mit Tablet-Computern, E-Readern und TV-Neuheiten will der Essener Elektronik-Spezialist Medion in diesem Jahr punkten. Im Geschäftsjahr 2010 wuchs der Umsatz des Unternehmens um 16,4 Prozent auf 1,64 Milliarden Euro. …mehr

  • Streit mit Post wegen De-Mail geht weiter

    Neues beim E-Postbrief

    Der Streit vor Gericht zwischen United Internet und der Deutschen Post ist immer noch nicht abgeschlossen. Die Post weigert sich, das Postident-Verfahren den De-Mail-Partnern zur Verfügung zu stellen.  …mehr

  • Android-App sichert Wasserversorgung in Afrika

    Echtzeit-Karte dank "FLOW"-System

    Eine neue mobile Anwendung erlaubt es der US-Non-Profit-Organisation Water for People, Wasserdaten festzuhalten und auf einer Echtzeitkarte in Google Earth zu speichern. …mehr

  • Vodafone-Chef hält an Joint-Venture Verizon Wireless fest

    Vittorio Colao

    Vodafone will an der 45-prozentigen Beteiligung am US-Mobilfunk-Anbieter Verizon Wireless festhalten, obwohl das Unternehmen seit 2005 keine Dividenden mehr zahlt.  …mehr

  • Microsoft liefert NoDo-Update für Windows Phone 7 aus

    Was lange währt...

    Das langerwartete NoDo-Update für Windows Phone 7 bringt Copy & Paste sowie eine Reihe weiterer Verbesserungen. …mehr

  • Google erhält Patent auf seine Doodles

    Sonder-Logos als Lockvögel

    Google hat es geschafft, sich die Sondereditionen des eigenen Logos patentieren zu lassen. Die Doodles zieren Googles Website anstelle des klassischen Schriftzugs zu speziellen Anlässen und Feier- oder Gedenktagen.  …mehr

  • Social-CRM-Pioniere gesucht - iPad2 zu gewinnen

    Aufruf

    Der koordinierte Einsatz von Social-Media-Marketing und klassischem Customer Relationship Management (CRM) ist für die meisten Unternehmen Neuland. Wir suchen die Pioniere in dieser jungen Disziplin.  …mehr

  • Apple-Chef soll in iTunes-Wettbewerbsstreit aussagen

    Steve Jobs

    Apple-Chef Steve Jobs soll in einem seit mehreren Jahren laufenden Wettbewerbs-Streit um den Musikdienst iTunes vor Gericht aussagen.  …mehr

  • Musik in den Ohren der Branche

    Streaming-Services

    CDs und selbst digitale Musiksammlungen sind out. Der Konsum von Musik verlagert sich immer mehr in die Cloud, prognostiziert Martkforscher ABIresearch. Fast alle Marktteilnehmer profitieren davon.  …mehr

  • US-Richter stoppt Bücherpläne von Google

    Google Books

    Google hat einen empfindlichen Rückschlag bei seinen Bemühungen erlitten, das Wissen der Welt zu digitalisieren und zu vermarkten. …mehr

  • Was in der selbständigen Projektarbeit zählt

    Studie über Freiberufler

    Unter der Überschrift " Arbeits- und Lebenssituation von Freelancern und ihr erfolgreiches Management" befragt die Münchner Universität der Bundeswehr Unternehmen und Selbständige.  …mehr

  • Vermittler sollen Provisionen offen legen

    Forderung nach mehr Transparenz im Freiberuflermarkt

    IT-Freiberufler wissen selten, was Agenturen an ihrer Vermittlung verdienen. Der Selbständigenverband BVSI fordert darum mehr Transparenz im Projektmarkt.  …mehr

  • Neue Samsung LED TVs mit fast unsichtbarem Rand

    Gadget des Tages

    Samsungs neue LED TVs sollen dank ultradünnem Rand ein neues Fernseherlebnis bieten. …mehr

  • Blackberry Protect - Schutzengel für Blackberry-Geräte

    Die App des Tages

    Mit der kostenlosen App "Blackberry Protect" erhalten private Blackberry-Nutzer ähnliche Sicherheits-Features wie professionelle Anwender (via Blackberry Enterprise Server).  …mehr

  • Die Größe zählt - zumindest bei Smartphone-Displays

    Mobile Mediennutzung

    Großflächige Smartphone-Displays sind bei den Nutzern gefragt, wie die Marktforscher der NPD Group aufzeigen. Sie wollen Videos und mobilen Internet-Content auch ohne Lupe betrachten können. Die Anbieter haben auf den Mobile-Web-Boom reagiert.  …mehr

  • Esperanto für Entwickler

    Gründergeschichten

    Wenn vier Schulfreunde vor dem Abitur ihr erstes Computerspiel auf den Markt bringen, lässt das aufhorchen. Nun sind die Spieleprogrammierer zum Anbieter einer Multiplattformtechnik für Entwickler geworden.  …mehr

  • Wireless USB - Devolo Vianect Air TV im Test

    Digitale kabellose Bildübertragung

    Das Wireless-USB-Kit Vianect Air TV von Devolo ermöglicht eine Bild- und Videoübertragung inklusive Audio ohne Kabelanbindung. Interessant ist diese Lösung besonders für Nutzer, die mobil arbeiten. Wir haben den Wireless-USB-Adapter getestet.  …mehr

  • Unisys to help enterprises be smarter about move to cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. Unisys is packaging together existing and a few new consulting and management services in order to help enterprises better manage various cloud implementations.

  • Google funds tools to expose government attempts to censor, shut down the Internet

    Premium-Inhalt. In the wake of Internet blackouts in and , Google has announced it is awarding at least $1 million to  working on tools that will immediately reveal when governments are trying to shut down or censor use of the Internet.

  • Sandvine turns to Citrix to cut mobile latency

    Premium-Inhalt. While weak signals and overloaded cells usually take the blame for slow mobile data, the way packets are handled on a carrier's network can also affect performance, and vendors of network management tools are finding new ways to reduce bottlenecks.

  • Hong Kong commits to the Cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. The Hong Kong government has announced a commitment to cloud computing to re-provision its central IT infrastructure and services over the next five years.

  • LG Thrill for AT&T: First Look

    Premium-Inhalt. If the LG Thrill looks familiar, it is because we saw it at as the . The AT&T version is pretty much identical, though there are a few tweaks to the UI. Slim and sophisticated, the Thrill is just as attractive as LG's other dual core phones, like the T-Mobile G2X and the Optimus Black. It has a bright, crisp 4.3-inch display, which of course, supports 3D images and video.

  • Remains of the Day: Long live the iPod classic

    Premium-Inhalt. Steve Jobs denied the demise of the iPod classic as recently as last fall, Apple may be thinking about bringing AirPlay to a big screen near you, and an iPhone 4 succeeds where Humpty Dumpty failed. Once upon a time, there were the remainders for Wednesday, March 23, 2011...

  • Chip makers start to resume work in Japan

    Premium-Inhalt. High-tech companies in Japan are slowly starting to get some of their manufacturing plants up and running after a hammered the country nearly two weeks ago.

  • Fraudulent certificates issued for major websites

    Premium-Inhalt. Nine valid but -- including Google mail, Microsoft Live, and Yahoo -- raising the possibility of undetectable phishing, man-in-the-middle and drive-by download attacks, multiple advisories stated on Wednesday.

  • Yahoo introduces Search Direct to speed up query resolution

    Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo has started beta testing a search feature that displays answers to queries and links to websites on the fly as people type their queries.

  • Cloud CIO: 3 Private Cloud Use Case Scenarios

    Premium-Inhalt. It is by now a truism that most IT organizations are planning an IT infrastructure strategy that includes cloud computing and that an internal cloud (aka private cloud) is a fundamental part of that strategy.

  • Amazon Appstore for Android: Reasons to Love It And Hate It

    Premium-Inhalt. Amazon.com took a significant step into the word of mobile applications this week with the launch of its , now available for free to select users of Google Android devices.

  • Oracle and IBM find solidarity in Java

    Premium-Inhalt. Oracle and IBM officials took the stage together Wednesday to champion Java and stress that their own interests mandate continued vitality of the platform.

  • MySQL gets live schema updating with Tokutek engine

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story "MySQL gets live schema updating with Tokutek engine," posted Wednesday, included an incorrect performance metric in the twelfth paragraph. The first sentence of the paragraph should be deleted. The change has been made on the wire and the updated paragraph follows:

  • Radiation Detector Robot Deployed in Fukushima

    Premium-Inhalt. Following the news that the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan might be emitting dangerous levels of radiation, workers and officials have only been permitted to get so close to the reactors. Although --which has likely suffered partial meltdowns due to that literally shook Japan--will be checked for radiation levels close up not by humans, but by a robot.

  • RIM bows to pressure, yanks BlackBerry DUI checkpoint app

    Premium-Inhalt. Research in Motion said Wednesday that it would comply with a request made by four U.S. senators, and will pull BlackBerry apps that alert drivers of police drunk-driving checkpoints.

  • Tricks and shortcuts for veteran Mac users

    Premium-Inhalt. Our April 2011 issue features a cover story on 100 things every Mac user should know. That article is the focus of this week's podcast, as several contributors to the cover story talk about the tricks and shortcuts that separate veteran Mac users from beginners.

  • Hacker On the Run: GeoHot Flees to South America?

    Premium-Inhalt. And he's off! It looks like PS3 hacker George Hotz, aka Geohot, isn't taking any chances with Sony's legal juggernaut. He may--and we stress may--have fled to South America. He may also have lied about not having a PlayStation Network account.

  • Keyboard Cat Wrist Rest Is Meme-tastic!

    Premium-Inhalt. Are you up to speed on your Internet memes? Do you love cats? If you answered yes to both those questions then this little do-it-yourself project may be perfect for you.

  • Yahoo Search Direct Takes On Google Instant

    Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo today unveiled , a new feature similar to that shows search results as you type. The benefit to you: Less typing, fewer clicks, and (hopefully) faster results.

  • Groups defend drunk-driving checkpoint software

    Premium-Inhalt. Makers of applications that locate drunk-driving checkpoints are misunderstood, defenders said Wednesday, a day after four U.S. senators called for smartphone makers to pull applications from their services.

  • Semantic Web: Tools you can use

    Premium-Inhalt. Vince Fioramonti had an epiphany back in 2001. He realized that valuable investment information was becoming increasingly available on the Web, and that a growing number of vendors were offering software to capture and interpret that information in terms of its importance and relevance.

  • Why Firefox 4 Is Winning the Browser Battle

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft may have seen fit to the 2.35 million downloads its new browser received in its first 24 hours, but Mozilla's has since essentially blown such figures out of the water.

  • Metrico report puts EVO Shift on top

    Premium-Inhalt. Metrico tested six "4G" phones from T-Mobile and Sprint and found that in a mobile scenario Sprint's HTC EVO Shift had the best data download speed of all the devices, delivering nearly 6 Mbps.

  • iPhone, Android, Windows and Linux: Microsoft now manages them all

    Premium-Inhalt. hates when customers buy products that weren't built in Redmond, but Steve Ballmer and crew aren't going to miss a moneymaking opportunity, even if that means managing , and, yes, even computers.

  • Google expands its free PC to mobile SMS service to Uganda

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has expanded its Gmail-to-SMS offering in Africa, extending to Uganda the PC-chat to mobile-text service that it already rolled out in Kenya, Ghana and Senegal.

  • Another iPad 2 Problem: Glitchy Facetime

    Premium-Inhalt. Some iPad 2 users who expected a flawless product are instead finding a handful of problems with their shiny new tablets. The latest is a freezing issue with Facetime that can only be fixed by rebooting the iPad 2.

  • LinkedIn hits 100M users worldwide

    Premium-Inhalt. LinkedIn hit a major milestone this week when its membership rolls passed the hundred million mark.

  • Firm points finger at Iran for SSL certificate theft

    Premium-Inhalt. Iran may have been involved in an attack that resulted in hackers' acquiring bogus digital certificates for some of the Web's biggest sites, including Google and Gmail, Microsoft, Skype and Yahoo, a certificate issuing firm said today.

  • Polycom gets instant Microsoft integration with Accordent buy

    Premium-Inhalt. Polycom said it bought video management firm Accordent Technologies for $50 million in cash, giving the videoconferencing vendor a leg up for future integration with .

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