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  • COMPUTERWOCHE-App für Tablet-PCs ist erschienen

    Mobile Power

    Ab sofort können Besitzer eines Tablet-PCs die neue COMPUTERWOCHE-App nutzen, um sich über IT-Themen zu informieren. …mehr

  • Eye-Fi Mobile X2 - SD-Speicherkarte mit WLAN

    Gadget des Tages

    Die Eye-Fi Mobile X2 SD-Speicherkarte kann dank integriertem WLAN-Modul Daten direkt auf iOS und Android-Geräte übertragen. …mehr

  • Mit Camstudio den Bildschirm abfilmen

    Kleine Helfer

    Das Open-Source-Tool "Camstudio" unterstützt dabei, Bildschirmabläufe für Vorträge und andere Präsentationen festzuhalten. …mehr

  • Datensammlung beim iPhone ist ein Weckruf

    CCC-Sprecher

    Ein Netzexperte beim Chaos Computer Club (CCC) hat die Aufzeichnung von Ortsangaben der iPhone-Nutzer als einen Weckruf bezeichnet.  …mehr

  • HTC Flyer kommt am 9. Mai auf den Markt

    Stylus-Tablet

    HTC hat die Gerüchte um einen verschobenen Marktstart seines Stift-Tablets Flyer beendet – das Gerät wird wie geplant erscheinen.  …mehr

  • Neue Bilder und Details vom Android-Tablet

    Acer Iconia Tab A500

    Der Verkaufsstart des Acer Iconia Tab A500 rückt anscheinend näher. Das Unternehmen hat jetzt auf seiner Website ein Profil des Android-Tablets eingerichtet.  …mehr

  • Online-Poker-Verbot lässt Spieler kalt

    Konzentriertes Verpulvern

    Das Glücksspielverbot im Internet lässt Deutschlands Spieler weitgehend kalt. Sie zocken munter weiter und machen die Bundesrepublik sogar zum zweitgrößten Markt für Online-Poker weltweit.  …mehr

  • Netto kontrolliert E-Mails von Mitarbeitern

    Automatische Weiterleitung und Auswertung

    Ein neuer Arbeitsrechtsvorfall sorgt für Aufsehen bei Deutschlands drittgrößtem Discounter Netto. Es geht um das Mitlesen von E-Mails, das in diesem Fall legitim gewesen sein soll. …mehr

  • Amazons E-Book-Geschäft kommt nach Deutschland

    Stunde Null

    Vier Jahre nach dem Start in den USA steigt der Online-Händler Amazon auch in Deutschland in das Zukunftsgeschäft mit E-Books ein.  …mehr

  • Obermann sieht den AT&T-Deal auf dem Weg

    Erlös für den Schuldenabbau

    Beim geplanten Verkauf seiner US-Tochter T-Mobile an AT&T rechnet Deutsche Telekom Chef René Obermann nicht mit Problemen durch die US-Wettbewerbsbehörden.  …mehr

  • Apples Erfolgswelle wird immer größer

    Gewinn verdoppelt

    Apple ist einfach nicht zu stoppen: Die Kunden reißen dem Elektronikkonzern aus Kalifornien seine Kultgeräte förmlich aus den Händen.  …mehr

  • Evernote bringt großes Update für Android heraus

    Evernote 3.0

    Evernote 3.0 für Android bietet einige neue Funktionen. Die App ist im Android Market kostenlos verfügbar. …mehr

  • KPN baut nach Umsatzrückgang tausende Stellen ab

    In den Niederlanden

    Der niederländische Telekomkonzern KPN hat nach einem Umsatzrückgang im ersten Quartal den Abbau von bis zu 5.000 Arbeitsplätzen angekündigt.  …mehr

  • Die Datenschutz-Mängelliste

    Google, Microsoft, De-Mail

    Der Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit, Peter Schaar hat seinen 23. Tätigkeitsbericht für die Jahre 2009 und 2010 vorgelegt. Er kritisierte die Bundesregierung scharf. In den beiden Jahren gab es rund 30 Beanstandungen - das sind dreimal so viele wie in den beiden Jahren zuvor.  …mehr

  • Android-User und Apple - wie Hund und Katze

    System-Ideologen

    Wenn es um die Vorherrschaft am boomenden Smartphone-Markt geht, ist ein regelrechter Krieg zwischen den Anbietern und ihren jeweiligen Fan-Communitys entbrannt.  …mehr

  • Obama live bei Facebook - Werben um junge Wähler

    Politik im Web

    Mit einem Masseninterview live via Facebook hat US-Präsident Barack Obama am Mittwoch für sein Sparprogramm zum Abbau des Riesen-Haushaltsdefizits geworben.  …mehr

  • Schurkische Apps verführen unbedarfte Twitterer

    Unfollow-Analysen

    In den letzten Tagen haben sich auf Twitter rasend schnell böswillige Apps verbreitet, die User mit dem Wissen über verlorene Follower ködern.  …mehr

  • Von Modernisierung bis Umstieg ist alles dabei

    Mainframe-Studie

    Immer weniger Unternehmen setzen bei geschäftskritischen Anwendungen auf Mainframes. Viele möchten stattdessen auf Standardsysteme umsteigen, die auf einer Open-Systems-Plattform basieren. Wer noch Mainframes im Einsatz hat, plant aber zumindest Modernisierungsmaßnahmen, die am Ende oft auf die Ablösung des Großrechners hinauslaufen.  …mehr

  • Wirbel um die Aufzeichnung von Ortungsdaten

    iPhones und iPads

    Die Aufzeichnung von geografischen Ortungsdaten durch mobile Geräte von Apple hat besorgte Fragen zum Datenschutz ausgelöst.  …mehr

  • User dürfen mit Google Map Maker Karten editieren

    Nur nicht hier

    Google hat seinen Online-Kartendienst Google Maps um eine neue Funktion erweitert, die die Genauigkeit und Aktualität des Geodaten-Services deutlich verbessern soll.  …mehr

  • Microsoft-App für beeindruckende Panoramen

    Photosynth für iPhone und iPad

    360-Grad-Panoramabilder aus selbst geschossenen Fotos kann man mit der neuen Photosynth-App direkt auf einem iPhone, iPad oder iPod Touch erstellen. …mehr

  • Sibirische Scherzkekse schießen totes Alien ins Web

    Besser als Fernsehen

    Mit Videoaufnahmen von der angeblichen Leiche eines Außerirdischen haben russische Jugendliche im Internet große Aufregung ausgelöst.  …mehr

  • Hilfe bei Datenschutzaudits

    Datenschutz-Management

    Wer IT-Services bereitstellt, muss mit Kundenanfragen hinsichtlich Datenschutzaudits rechnen. Hier kann ein Datenschutzmanagementsystem, wie es Loomans & Matz anbieten, Aufwand und Kosten reduzieren.  …mehr

  • So klappt BPM in der Praxis

    Transparenz und Beschleunigung

    Vier Praxisbeispiele zeigen: Investitionen in das Business-Process-Management (BPM) sind nicht vergeblich. …mehr

  • 10 Tastatur-Ungeheuer aus PC-Urzeiten

    Retro-Horror

    Auch in der IT führt die Evolution manchmal in eine Sackgasse. Lesen Sie, welche Tastaturen besser in Vergessenheit geraten. …mehr

  • Wie Projekt-Management 2015 aussieht

    ERP-Anbindung und Standards

    Globales Projekt-Management wird laut Lünendonk zur neuen Disziplin in internationalen Unternehmen. Noch fehlen dafür aber Standards und eine umfassende Software.  …mehr

  • Abmahnen - aber richtig

    Es muss nicht immer Kündigung sein

    Abmahnungen haben eine große praktische Bedeutung in den Unternehmen. Armin Rudolf sagt, warum.  …mehr

  • Bewerben für Informatiker

    Glücklich ab dem ersten Job

    Auch wenn junge Informatiker dank des Fachkräftemangels wieder eine größere Jobauswahl haben, sollten sie bei der Bewerbung einiges beachten. In fünf Schritten zum Traumjob.  …mehr

  • Oracle-Google case could be decided by November

    Premium-Inhalt. The judge hearing Oracle's Java patent lawsuit against Google hopes to get the case wrapped up before the end of November, he said Wednesday, but it won't help his cause that the U.S. patent office has agreed to reexamine Oracle's patents in the case.

  • Me & My PSP Go

    Premium-Inhalt. After a year and a half of availability, Sony has finally . It's safe to say no one's upset about this. Although excitement for it grew when it was weeks before it was official, that excitement almost completely reversed upon release. It's not one of Sony's best moments, but tech trends often need that one entity to push forward, crash and burn, and have someone else learn from their mistake.

  • Cisco accused of orchestrating engineer's arrest

    Premium-Inhalt. Cisco Systems orchestrated the arrest of Multiven founder Peter Alfred-Adekeye last year in order to force a settlement of Multiven's antitrust lawsuit against Cisco, a Multiven executive said on Wednesday.

  • Hands-On with NVIDIA TegraZone Mobile Games

    Premium-Inhalt. If you are a major gamer like me, the thought of a mobile game with lightning fast gameplay and sharp graphics should be enough to have you salivating. While the (which is compatible with the PlayStation suite) is yet to be released, gamers must satisfy their mobile gaming itch through other means. Enter the TegraZone, an app on the Android Market that curates games optimized for .

  • Social Media Overload: Help!

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media networks have been dominating the news lately: President Obama launched his reelection campaign with an , we read a chilling report about "," and multiple stories have tracked what Charlie Sheen or Miley Cyrus (who's back on Twitter!) is tweeting about.

  • Tiny Transistors May Pave The Way For Power-Sipping Tech

    Premium-Inhalt. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh have created the first single-electron transistor, made of oxide-based materials and artificial atoms.

  • New MS and Sony consoles in 2014?

    Premium-Inhalt. According to anonymous sources who spoke with earlier today, the next Xbox and PlayStation consoles shouldn't be expected until 2014. One insider believes that "both MS and Sony are telegraphing to each other that they're delaying, to milk the current [generation] and fill in previous craters better."

  • In brief: Telecom fined $12m by NZ High Court

    Premium-Inhalt. Telecom [ASX:TEL] has been fined $12 million by the High Court of New Zealand after the Commerce Commission alleged the telco had breached the through high-speed data pricing.

  • AARNet unleashes Cloud storage on educated masses

    Premium-Inhalt. The Australian Academic Research Network (AARNet) has pushed its storage-as-a-service offering, CloudStor, into general availability for all members of the service provider's network, following a year-long alpha test.

  • 3 Great Windows Mind-Mapping Apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Mind maps a great brainstorming tools, but--as I said in my last post--. You can use them to plan meetings, build elegantly structured presentations with them, and even use them as your weekly agenda. Of course, how readily your mind maps adapt to these uses can depend to a large extent on the power of the actual mind-mapping software you use. Here are three great Windows mind mappers that can rise to any mappable task.

  • Remains of the Day: Know when to hold 'em

    Premium-Inhalt. In fall, will a young man's fancy turn to thoughts of a new iPhone? Elsewhere, an Apple Store faces a terrible tragedy, and a rare collectible surfaces briefly before disappearing beneath the waves of the Internet. The remainders for Wednesday, April 20, 2011 clearly long for adventures on the high seas.

  • Who's Screwing You On Privacy? Pretty Much Everybody

    Premium-Inhalt. Dropbox--flamed this week for revealing that if requested--is not alone in its willingness to throw users' privacy under the proverbial bus.

  • Tim Cook speaks! Apple's COO on Android, Japan, iPad 2

    Premium-Inhalt.

  • Apple breaks iPhone sales record again

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple today said it sold a record 18.6 million iPhones in the first three months of 2011, the third consecutive quarter the company's smartphone has set sales records.

  • Why Is Your iPhone or iPad Spying On You?

    Premium-Inhalt. The fact that the iPhone or iPad are should not come as a surprise to anyone. Services like , mapping apps, and turn-by-turn navigation all rely on that functionality. But, the world does seem to be shocked by the privacy implications of the revelation that Apple is for anyone to access.

  • True Crimes: Tough-Guy Font

    Premium-Inhalt. Gritty and sensational, the pulp detective magazines of the mid-Twentieth century were more tabloid than the tabloids of today. Who needs to read about starlets gone wild and rehab gone south when crimes like the can be read for the flip of a dime? What font could possibly do justice to the wasp-waisted victim cowering on the cover? Walter Velez's (free) is made for the job.

  • Microsoft Streets and Trips 2011 Edition

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Streets and Trips 2011 Edition extends the company's long tradition as a software navigation provider. Since the was released in September 2009, the year-accurate release of the 2011 edition ($40, as of March 30, 2011) means that you'll have significantly fresher maps for your upcoming spring and summer travel. In fact, updated maps are the only new feature of Streets and Trips 2011. Microsoft claims to have added coverage of 88,000 more miles of navigable roads. Beyond that, the user interface and navigation experience remain virtually unchanged from S&T 2010.

  • MS Announces Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure Procedures

    Premium-Inhalt. Yesterday, Microsoft that it will be actively demonstrating its commitment to Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD) by publishing CVD documents and releasing on vulnerabilities discovered by Microsoft but fixed by affected vendors. Microsoft hopes that these documents will provide more transparency and insight into their disclosure philosophy and about how they go through the process.

  • Texas fires two tech chiefs over breach

    Premium-Inhalt. The Texas State Comptroller's office has fired its heads of information security and of innovation and technology following an inadvertent data leak that exposed Social Security numbers and other personal information on over 3.2 million people in the state.

  • Microsoft's hosted apps earn federal certification

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft said on Wednesday that its BPOS-Federal service has received an important certification that allows federal organizations to use the service.

  • University of Melbourne expands data centre capacity

    Premium-Inhalt. The University of Melbourne has expanded one of its two on-site data centres in an attempt to keep on par with increasing demands for research and Cloud initiatives.

  • Robot Throws First Pitch At Phillies Game

    Premium-Inhalt. Robots are taking our jobs! Well, maybe it's not quite that dramatic, yet. Yesterday, a robot, the PhillieBot, designed by the University of Pennsylvania, gave the first pitch at the Washington Nationals opener to the Phillies Phanatic mascot.

  • Five Website Blunders That Need to Die

    Premium-Inhalt. As this century gets into its stride, the computing world is evolving and standards that once ruled are falling away. Websites that fail to take this into account are doing their owners a disservice, both in terms of usability, and by appearing to be out of date.

  • NBA Jam goes HD for the iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. "Boomshakalaka" has arrived on the iPad in the form of a tablet-sized version of the '90s classic NBA Jam.

  • Apple releases iBooks 1.2.2 update

    Premium-Inhalt. On Thursday, Apple released a minor update to its iBooks e-book and PDF reading app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

  • T-Mobile G-Slate Tablet

    Premium-Inhalt. At 8.9 inches (diagonal), the is the first tablet to hit the middle ground in terms of size, landing firmly between the larger slates that resemble netbooks without keyboards and the smaller models that feel like oversize phones. But the G-Slate (made by LG, and shown by that company as the ) also packs in features not found on other Android 3.0 tablets--including twin cameras for , and three speakers for producing stereo audio no matter how you hold tablet. And with that, the G-Slate ($530 after rebate and with a two-year T-Mobile contract, or $750 without a contract; prices as of April 21, 2011) carves out a niche for itself, albeit one largely limited to people looking for a tablet on contract.

  • AT&T, T-Mobile take first steps toward deal approval

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday , one of the first steps the companies are making in the potentially lengthy approval process of AT&T's proposed acquisition of the smaller operator.

  • West Africa Cable System fuels telecom competition

    Premium-Inhalt. The landing of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) undersea cable this week is not only expected to bring much-needed capacity to the region, but more competition to the telecommunications market.

  • iPhone Location Tracking Draws Fire, Shrugs

    Premium-Inhalt. When word got out that your , privacy advocates and conspiracy theorists began wringing their hands. Others simply shrugged.

  • Environmental sustainability key, but price more important

    Premium-Inhalt. A set of 18 CEOs from 3PLs representing the highest in revenue to a cross-section of medium-sized 3PLs (to provide for varying perspectives), were recently interviewed by Katharine O'Reilly, executive director of , and asked a series of questions on current industry trends and challenges. One of the subject areas involved environmental sustainability and the CEOs were specifically asked:

  • Groups push for additions to Google Buzz settlement

    Premium-Inhalt. A coalition of privacy and consumer groups is pushing for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to add conditions, including requiring that Google get opt-in permission from users before collecting their data, to its proposed settlement over privacy problems related to the rollout of Google's Buzz social-networking service in early 2010.

  • AMD revenue, profit inched up in Q1

    Premium-Inhalt. AMD posted gains in both revenue and profit in the first quarter, citing lower prices but higher unit sales of microprocessors compared with a year earlier.

  • Clip Web Pages and Send Them Straight to Your Kindle

    Premium-Inhalt. A couple weeks ago I showed you . Today, let's talk about another kind of reading material: Web content.

  • Adobe Updates Acrobat, Reader to Guard against Zero-Day

    Premium-Inhalt. Adobe is once again releasing software updates to address a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash. Adobe already unleashed an itself, but today it is also releasing updated versions of Acrobat and Reader which both rely on a vulnerable component of Flash.

  • Defense CIO wants to speed adoption of cloud, mobile technologies

    Premium-Inhalt. Teri Takai, CIO of the U.S. Defense Department WASHINGTON -- U.S. Department of Defense CIO Teri Takai intends to move the agency's IT in a more mainstream direction to help speed adoption of new technologies, particularly the cloud and mobile.

  • Google found guilty of patent infringement for using Linux

    Premium-Inhalt. A jury in the Eastern District of Texas told Google that it owes Bedrock Computer Technologies $5 million in damages for using versions of that infringe on Bedrock's patents.

  • Cornell prof warns iPhone, iPad users: “We’re selling our privacy”

    Premium-Inhalt. Revelations that  have led a Cornell University professor to warn mobile device users about what they're sacrificing to use such gadgets.

  • Google to Give Away Notebooks for Monthly Subscription

    Premium-Inhalt. If the recent rumors are true, you'll soon be able to get a Chrome OS notebook as a subscription from Google for $10-$20 a month.

  • Ruby on Rails getting HTTP streaming

    Premium-Inhalt. With the planned 3.1 release of the popular Ruby on Rails Web development framework, developers will see support for HTTP streaming, to improve page performance. They also will find that JQuery becomes Rails's new default JavaScript library.

  • Hands on with Sonos and AirPlay

    Premium-Inhalt. , purveyors of , recently made some interesting announcements. Along with the unveiling of a the company also released an update that allows those with Sonos components to incorporate Apple’s AirPlay streaming technology into their systems. I’ve had the chance to try AirPlay with my Sonos gear and it works this way.

  • Volkswagen Bulli Concept Electric Van Powered by iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. It looks like the legendary "hippie van" of the 1960s, but the iPad-powered Volkswagen Bulli concept electric van turned a lot of heads Wednesday when it was shown off at the New York International Auto Show.

  • Don't panic over iOS location logging

    Premium-Inhalt. Call it what you will—a foofaraw, a kerfuffle, an uproar, a donnybrook, a, um, shawshank (that’s a thing, right?)—but the has spread faster than a YouTube video of a cat playing the trombone. It’s on the mainstream news; ; heck, I even overheard two elderly gentlemen and an older woman discussing it in the café I frequent.

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