Premium-Inhalt. After only two years, Iron Mountain is planning to close its , having already stopped accepting new customers as of April 1, according to market research firm Gartner.
Premium-Inhalt. Much Internet ado has been made about the bill, which would let people opt out of Internet advertisers’ efforts to track their online activities for better-targeted advertising. On one hand, privacy advocates continually decry the ever-diminishing loss of privacy on the Web. On the other hand, advertisers and trade groups claim that the restrictions would make it harder for online publishers to --which means that it would be harder for companies to offer free content (such as this article) or .
Premium-Inhalt. Level 3 Communications said it would acquire Global Crossing for about $3 billion in stock, which includes assumption of about $1.1 billion in debt. Level 3, a telecom infrastructure provider, runs data centers and serves Internet Protocol-based networks and Ethernet services.
Premium-Inhalt. Among the many reasons I'm partial to Firefox is that Mozilla's browser has long offered a built-in spell checker. (Not that I need it, of course--we payd riters learnt gud speling in skool.)
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless and LiveCast Media today announced 4G Mobile Reporter for use with Verizon's LTE network to send live high-definition video wirelessly with a laptop and USB modem.
Premium-Inhalt. Thanks to leaked FCC schematics and specs, word is out that Dell is developing a new convertible tablet and notebook combo. The 15-inch device, code named the "Dell Panerai", may follow in the footsteps of the 10-inch convertible, though it's not clear whether the Panerai will feature the same flip design.
Premium-Inhalt. A combination of costs savings and features plus a need to refresh the network infrastructure in general drove a Wisconsin school district to abandon its and data network for one driven by ShoreTel and HP.
Premium-Inhalt. The unwritten law of crossword puzzles states that you may not seek help from the Internet, but such behavior is actually encouraged in a new game from Google and the New York Times.
Premium-Inhalt. Linux distribution releases have been coming fast and furious this spring, bringing fans of the more choices and more capabilities than ever before.
Premium-Inhalt. Hankering for more high-level StarCraft 2 play? The dust's barely settled on the , but you'll still find plenty of competitive nail-biters this week courtesy new kid on the block, the .
Premium-Inhalt. How much difference does $25 make? Apparently enough for Amazon to release a separate, ad-supported version of its ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ) for $114 instead of $139 for the standard version.
Premium-Inhalt. With supply chains located across multiple locations and goods speeding across the world, from manufacturing hubs in Asia to end-consumers in the US, Europe and Africa, there is a growing demand for better information flows and visibility of goods in the supply chain, according to Richard Owens, CEO, global customer solutions, DHL Asia Pacific.
Premium-Inhalt. General Electric last week that it will be building a 400 MW factory to build cadmium telluride (Cd-Te) photovoltaic modules. While that represents a lot of panels, the real significance of the announcement can be measured not in megawatts, but in microns. That's because GE's bet on Cd-Te means that they have confidence in the availability of enough Telurium to make all their panels. GE, like most mega-corporations, doesn't make bets. It knows there's enough telurium because it has probably figured out how to use a lot less of it in its modules.
Premium-Inhalt. Acer's Aspire One 7552G-6436 may be packed with a quad-core processor and ATI Radeon graphics, but it can't keep up with most of PCWorld's top-ranked desktop replacement systems. Nevertheless, its light weight, bright screen, and affordable price may be just what some users are looking for.
Premium-Inhalt. Flash photography can be very challenging: Flash photos can look artificially bright and have ugly shadows, and they are easily overexposed. Unfortunately, you might have noticed that the problem tends to get worse the closer you get to your subject. A while back I wrote about how to , but I didn't cover close-ups.
Premium-Inhalt. For the second time in the last four weeks, Adobe has told users that hackers are exploiting an unpatched bug in Flash Player, again by embedding malicious code inside a Microsoft Office document.
Premium-Inhalt. Adobe's coming updates to its Flash Builder and Flex cross-platform software development tools, , don't do anything to address the exclusion of the Flash Player from 's iOS products.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM is taking the pay-as-you-go pricing model of cloud services and applying it to some of its software products for cloud service providers.
Premium-Inhalt. When you're on the go, your phone is your lifeline to the connected world. It doesn't just deliver your messages and make calls. It also tells you what you're supposed to be doing and when, and keeps you updated on all the moving variables in your world, from social media interactions to important news. So choosing a phone that handles notifications in a clear, flexible way can be vital to your daily effectiveness.
Premium-Inhalt. Level 3's proposed $1.9 billion will boost the carriers' global presence and enterprise services portfolio, though analysts say success is far from a sure thing.
Premium-Inhalt. Windows 7 has finally assumed its rightful place on the desktop operating system throne--usurping Windows XP for the first time. Granted, reign only covers the United States, but it is still a significant milestone on the path to becoming the number one OS globally.
Premium-Inhalt. This afternoon's Top Story is the news that Pokémon Black and White players will soon have a home on the web to call their very own.
Premium-Inhalt. Residents of Sao Paulo, Brazil have just completed building the World's largest Lego tower, taking the title away from previous brick building champions from Santiago, Chile.
Premium-Inhalt. The wait for the latest version of the CyanogenMod custom Android ROM has been a long one for many of us. Lots of nights flashing nightlies, working around bugs in release candidates (and reporting them!), and everything that goes along with taking control of your smartphone's ROM destiny. But that wait is over now that CyanogenMod 7 has been officially released.
Premium-Inhalt. This blog was jointly authored by Dean Chuang and .
Premium-Inhalt. The Canon Pixma MX420 lies in that tricky-to-shop-in, midpriced range of . Costing just $150 (as of April 6, 2011), it offers print, copy, scan, and fax capabilities, but certain missing features limit it to low-volume small or home offices. Its black ink is pricey, too. Although the like-priced is faster and offers cheaper inks, the Pixma MX420 has better print quality and design.
Premium-Inhalt. The Toshiba Mini NB305-N600 ($380 as of April 5, 2011) comes from the higher end of Toshiba's two-part netbook family. Nothing if not eager to meet your netbook needs, Toshiba offers its two basic models--the Mini NB300 and NB500 series--in a total of 11 configurations, and figuring out how they differ requires going through spec sheets with a magnifying glass. Of course, specs don't tell the whole story, anyway--and overall, the story isn't that compelling.
Premium-Inhalt. Last week, consumers in the U.S. were bombarded with e-mail messages warning them of what may be the most widely felt data breach in U.S. history. A company that most of them had never heard of, Epsilon Interactive, had been compromised and their names and e-mail addresses had been stolen.