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Meldungen vom 28.03.2011

  • eBay kauft GSI Commerce

    Für 2,4 Milliarden Dollar

    Der Online-Händler eBay will den E-Commerce-Spezialisten GSI Commerce für insgesamt rund 2,4 Milliarden Dollar schlucken.  …mehr

  • Gibt es eine neue Internet-Blase?

    Gute Frage

    Angesichts überbordender Bewertungen für eine Handvoll Internet-Firmen fühlt sich mancher an die "Bubble" des Jahres 1999 erinnert.  …mehr

  • Facebook will Obamas Ex-Sprecher Gibbs

    Montagsgerücht

    Facebook umwirbt angeblich den früheren Obama-Sprecher Robert Gibbs. …mehr

  • Samsung-SSDs für Endkunden ab April im Handel

    "Serie 470"

    Samsung Electronics bringt im April seine Solid-State Drives (SSDs) der "Serie 470" für Endkunden in den Handel.  …mehr

  • 64 Bit für Windows 7

    Die besten Anwendungen

    Wir stellen Ihnen die besten Anwendungen vor, die für die 64-Bit-Version von Windows 7 optimiert sind. …mehr

  • Youtube sucht den Schulterschluss mit Hollywood

    Google-Tochter

    Die weltgrößte Video-Plattform Youtube sucht einem Pressebericht zufolge den Schulterschluss mit Hollywood. …mehr

  • Computer bereiten Amateurfunkern Nachwuchsprobleme

    Verband

    In Zeiten von Skype und Chat wird es für Amateurfunker immer schwieriger, Nachwuchs zu finden. …mehr

  • Elektronikindustrie in Sorge

    Krise in Japan

    Nach dem verheerenden Erdbeben zeichnet sich ab, wie stark die japanische und die weltweite Elektronikindustrie betroffen sind. …mehr

  • Quicktionary 2 TS - Scannerstift für Übersetzungen

    Gadget des Tages

    Mit dem Quicktionary 2 TS Scannerstift von Hexaglot lassen sich Textpassagen aus Büchern und Dokumenten einscannen und direkt übersetzen. …mehr

  • Android-Smartphones als mobile Geldbörsen

    Geheimes Google-Projekt

    Google arbeitet einem Pressebericht daran, Android-Smartphones mit Near Field Communication (NFC) als digitale Geldbörsen einzusetzen.  …mehr

  • So schaffen Sie die zuverlässige Virtualisierung für 500 Clients

    CW-Webcast

    Komplette Serversysteme unter Windows Server 2008 virtualisieren - das schafft Hyper-V: eine schlanke Software(Abstraktions-)schicht, die virtuellen Maschinen (VMs) eine schnelle, stabile und vor allem flexible Ablaufplattform direkt auf der Hardware bietet. …mehr

  • Anbieter glauben nicht an Breitband-Ausbau

    Problematische Finanzierung

    Die Teilnehmer der Studie "Branchenkompass 2011 Telekommunikation" zweifeln an den ehrgeizigen Breitband-Ausbau der Bundesregierung. Sie halten die Pläne für illusorisch.  …mehr

  • Die Cloud macht alles sicherer

    Jim Stikeleather, CIO Dell Services Group

    Was Sicherheit anbelangt ist die Skepsis gegenüber der Cloud groß. Jim Stikeleather, Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) der Dell Services Group hat einen anderen Standpunkt. …mehr

  • Deutsche Telekom und France Télécom planen weitere Netz-Ehen

    Österreich, Rumänien

    Die Deutsche Telekom und France Télécom weiten laut einem Pressebericht ihre Kooperation aus. …mehr

  • Schlichtung im Telekom-Tarifstreit erfolgreich

    3,15 Prozent mehr Gehalt

    Der Tarifstreit bei der Deutschen Telekom ist beigelegt. …mehr

  • "1+1=3 - das ist zu wenig"

    HANA als Appliance

    SAP HANA läutet eine neue Phase in der Verarbeitung von Daten ein: Mit der Echtzeitanalyse lassen sich riesige Datenmengen in Millisekunden verarbeiten und analysieren. Eine tolle Technik, meinen die Analysten. Aber ist die Appliance das, was die Unternehmen wirklich brauchen?  …mehr

  • 20 tolle Opera-Widgets

    Desktop deluxe

    Eine motivierende Aquariums-Simulation, ein 3D-Funktionszeichner oder ein Sonnensystem-Lernprogramm. Die Vielfalt der für den Browser Opera erhältlichen Widgets ist enorm. Wir stellen Ihnen eine Auswahl vor. …mehr

  • Virtuelle Maschinen ins Open Virtualization Format konvertieren

    Tipp für VMware

    Das OVF (Open Virtualization Format) ist ein einheitliches Format für virtuelle Maschinen, es wird beispielsweise von VMware, Red Hat oder auch Virtual Box unterstützt. Mit dem OVF Tool lassen sich bestehende VMs in dieses Format konvertieren.  …mehr

  • Die Akte Apple

    Skandale, Pech und Pannen

    iMac, iPod, iPhone und iPad brachten den Computerhersteller Apple auf die Überholspur. Doch rund um den Konzern war nicht immer alles Friede, Freude, Eierkuchen.  …mehr

  • iLock - Blackberry-Inhalte vor Neugierigen schützen

    Die App des Tages

    Mit "iLock" von MMMOOO können Blackberry-Nutzer einzelne Anwendungen, Ordner oder gar Dateien und Mail-Adressen mit einem Passwort absperren.  …mehr

  • SOA-Kurse von Anwendern für Anwender

    Weiterbildung nach Maß

    Das SOA Innovation Lab öffnet seine bisher allein den Mitgliedern vorbehaltenen SOA-Trainings allen Unternehmen. In den Seminaren lernen IT-Manager, Projektleiter, IT- und Business-Architekten den Umgang mit Service-orientierten Architekturen.  …mehr

  • pctv picoStick Gold im Test

    DVB-T

    Der pctv picoStick Gold ist ein sehr kleiner DVB-T-Stick, der sich damit gut für den mobilen Einsatz anbietet. Die Empfangsleistung ist überzeugend.  …mehr

  • Hong Kong businesses aggressive in hiring IT pros

    Premium-Inhalt. If you find it hard to hire the right tech pros this year, you are not alone. According to a report by recruitment service provider Hudson, companies are aggressive in hiring tech talent in 2011.

  • Ovum: Android to dominate market

    Premium-Inhalt. Google's Android operating system is expected to dominate the Asia Pacific smartphone market by 2016.

  • Ensuring mistrust -- companies not coming clean on problems

    Premium-Inhalt. It has been quite a month for organizations mishandling bad situations. In all of these cases, delays in reporting the problem made it worse, and in one case the decision to not be forthcoming about the actual risk may cost a company most of its customers.

  • A look at the skills telecom, IT departments need when transitioning to SIP trunking

    Premium-Inhalt. Workers in telecom departments may be understandably apprehensive about switching from TDM to , since it could conceivably put them out of work.

  • What We're Reading from the April 1 Issue of CIO Magazine

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  • Will Amazon's Elastic Beanstalk Platform Appeal to CIOs?

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  • Paul Baran, Internet and packet switching pioneer, is mourned

    Premium-Inhalt. , whose Cold War era invention of technology helped to lay the foundation for the Internet, has died at the age of 84.

  • Apple holding out on iOS 5 until fall?

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple watchers are buzzing about a possible iOS 5 launch this fall, suggesting the company will break from recent tradition and release the new mobile operating system software after its next iPhone.

  • Solo Iranian hacker takes credit for Comodo certificate attack

    Premium-Inhalt. A solo Iranian hacker on Saturday claimed responsibility for stealing multiple SSL certificates belonging to some of the Web's biggest sites, including Google, Microsoft, Skype and Yahoo.

  • Facebook Questions Can Work -- Crowdsourcing Can Dazzle

    Premium-Inhalt. Creating a Facebook page has become a standard practice among small businesses as a way to communicate and interact with customers and professional contacts. As a way to explore your customers' wants and needs even further, features, so that in addition to asking your Facebook friends questions, your friends' friends can respond as well. Facebook has also added other new features.

  • Track Presentations Effectively With CrunchConnect

    Premium-Inhalt. Productivity, as I see it anyway, is the art of focusing your attention where it counts. For sales people, that means knowing which of your efforts are likely to close a deal, and which will just keep your wheels spinning. That's relatively easy to do in person, when you can read the facial expressions of your audience throughout a presentation to get instant feedback on who's listening, who's bored, and who has unspoken concerns about slide 7. A new cloud presentation and meeting tool called aims to give you similar instant feedback over the Web.

  • Remains of the Day: Da cloud, boss, da cloud!

    Premium-Inhalt. The forecast for the next version of Apple's mobile operating system is overcast. But if you're not so much interested in the future of Apple as you are the past--and you have $3000 to blow--then you're in luck. Elsewhere, Sprint makes a surprise announcement (surprise not included), and a popular iOS franchise makes its way to the big screen. Sort of. The remainders for Monday, March 28, 2011 are coming soon, to a theater near you.

  • CUA switches core banking system to Tata's BaNCS

    Premium-Inhalt. Credit Union Australia (CUA) has announced it will migrate its core banking platform to Tata Consulting Services' BaNCS system over the next two years.

  • Robot Hand Picks Up Gooey Mess With Scary Accuracy

    Premium-Inhalt. A patent-pending robot hand, originally revealed back in October, seems to be capable of picking up liquids, messy mayonnaise and other sauces without altering or changing its gooey shape. Say hello to the SWITL. You'll want to check this out.

  • The Right Tools Make All the Difference

    Premium-Inhalt. I recently did on start-ups that are aiming to ease IT's pain. , which developed a software-as-a-service for technology business management (TBM), was among the companies featured.

  • Aegis for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. is a $1 iPhone app from that vows to keep your device safe from theft, but suffers from hilarious flaws.

  • AICPA, CIMA Mull Joint Management Accounting Credential

    Premium-Inhalt. In the U.S., management accounting often takes a back seat to public accounting. This is despite the fact that even within the , nearly as many members say they work in industry -- 39% -- as the 44% who toil away in public accounting jobs.

  • Sprint to fight AT&T's buyout of T-Mobile

    Premium-Inhalt. Sprint Nextel has vowed to fight AT&T's proposed US$39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA, calling the deal a bid to create a new telecommunications duopoly.

  • Infinite Zoom: How the Opening of 'Limitless' Was Created

    Premium-Inhalt. The film Limitless topped the box office after its opening week, and the movie's opening sequence may go down in history as one of the most memorable and immersive shots of all time.

  • eSports Update: MLG Founder Sundance DiGiovanni

    Premium-Inhalt. PCWorld's eSports Update will be reporting this week on the GSL, TSL3, and plenty of other exciting events--one of which is the upcoming . MLG 2011 kicks off on April 1st in Dallas, and features competitions in StarCraft 2, Halo: Reach, and Call of Duty: Black Ops, for a prize pool of over $1 million. We were able to go straight to the top of the ladder and pitch a few questions to MLG CEO and co-founder Sundance DiGiovanni.

  • Google Docs Spreadsheets Gets More Sophisticated

    Premium-Inhalt. A common criticism of Google Docs when it first launched was that it was primitive. Its word processor was barely better than WordPad, for example, which has been free with Windows since the 1980s.

  • The privacy bargain

    Premium-Inhalt. Privacy as a basic "right to be let alone" has been the subject of rarefied legal debate and less complex arguments from laypeople who insist, at the extremes, that they are entitled to own all their personal information, or that they "have nothing to hide" and wouldn't care who knew the most intimate details of their lives.

  • Public value privacy despite cloud advantage - Shroff

    Premium-Inhalt. Citizens with a concern about privacy and unwilling to trade it off against access to international services from the likes of Google or Facebook are a growing section of the public, says Privacy Commissioner Marie Shroff.

  • Business lost waiting for EU privacy compliance

    Premium-Inhalt. Six months after Parliament passed legislation to comply with European privacy laws, companies are still waiting for the all-clear to do business in Europe.

  • Chapman Tripp urges re-think on software patents

    Premium-Inhalt. Champions of software patents are urging Parliament to revisit the ban on patenting "computer programs" in the presently drafted amendments to the Patents Act 1953. They suggest the law as it stands will be unclear and will possibly contravene existing international agreements.

  • The ultra-fast legislative subsidy

    Premium-Inhalt. At times we all want things we can't afford. Most of us defer or scale back our ambitions. The New Zealand government wants something it can't afford: national rollout of ultra-fast fibre for New Zealand, to which it is contributing just $1.35 billion dollars -- roughly a third or less of the total cost. It is therefore pulling all the regulatory and policy levers at its disposal to justify its business case and attract private investment.

  • Cut-price Stuxnet successors possible: Kaspersky

    Premium-Inhalt. The complex Stuxnet worm, which some allege was designed by US and Israeli government agents to cripple Iranian nuclear technology, could be re-engineered at far less expense by civilian hackers to inflict more general damage, says anti-malware company founder Eugene Kaspersky.

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