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Premium-Inhalt. Apple's quick response to – in the form of iOS 4.3.3 released Wednesday – is earning the company praise from mobile industry watchers.
Premium-Inhalt. The International Accounting Education Standards Board late last month , the International Education Standard for Assessment of Professional Competence. The IAESB develops education standards and guidance for use by member organizations of IFAC, the global organization for the accountancy profession. (The AICPA is an IFAC member.)
Premium-Inhalt. LastPass, an online password management provider, is forcing its users to change their master passwords after detecting what it described as a "traffic anomaly" on one of its database servers.
Premium-Inhalt. This is going to be a short review. Not because the free and open-source aren't useful, but simply because they're, well, simple. Run from the command line, they tell you everything you need to know about your hard drive's health, i.e., the S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) info and you can even instruct them to initiate your drive's S.M.A.R.T. self-test.
Premium-Inhalt. Rumors about Apple's distribution methods for both Lion and future versions of iOS are flying like recriminations at a family reunion. Meanwhile, AT&T's got its eye on tethering abusers, and The Daily has lost some serious dough since its launch. The remainders for Thursday, May 5, 2011, however, are in the black.
Premium-Inhalt. My CFOworld colleague Sandra Gittlen concerning the perils of Excel-based budgeting. Sandra could not have been more insightful about why our profession has stretched the boundaries of Excel far beyond what it was supposed to do. As someone who has earned a living with Excel for my entire career, though, I also contend that we must look at our own skills and business insights before pointing the finger solely at Excel or IT.
Premium-Inhalt. Despite the aimed at blending International Financial Reporting Standards and U.S. GAAP, it's time for companies to start getting ready for a new financial reporting regime. At least, that's the conclusion of participants at this week.
Premium-Inhalt. The Internet rolled in HK$96 billion or 5.9 percent of GDP in Hong Kong in 2009, said Wednesday when releasing its report titled "The Connected Harbour: How the Internet is Transforming Hong Kong's Economy,"
Premium-Inhalt. While the upcoming Thor film will likely prove to be a solid early-summer blockbuster, the tie-in video games . But Marvel Studios, in a rare flash of brilliance, has one-upped the licensed PS3/Xbox 360/DS titles with their own game. And it's actually pretty good!
Premium-Inhalt. In a into the hack of the , Sony appears to have shifted the blame back to the hacktivist group Anonymous.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're anything like me, you've probably destroyed at least one phone while texting in the bath (I'm serious--it was an expensive Blackberry too!). But no longer will you have to risk destroying your phones when texting in the bath, because the is here!
Premium-Inhalt. The open-source Mozilla project said Thursday it won't comply with a U.S. Department of Homeland Security request to remove a Firefox add-on that helps redirect Web traffic for sites that have been seized by the government.
Premium-Inhalt. Australian satellite operator IPSTAR is likely to become one of several sub-contractors to Optus under a deal to provide interim satellite services under the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Premium-Inhalt. We are leaving our laptops and desktop computers scorned in favor of a new mistress: the tablet. So says --best known for its TV ratings--in new research on mobile connected devices.
Premium-Inhalt. A Reuters article suggests that both Facebook and Google are in the running for some sort of joint venture with consumer voice-over IP (VoIP) giant Skype. While the promise of reaching Facebook's millions of users must be compelling to Skype, a tie-up with Google could bear real fruit for both organizations, especially in the small business world.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel's are no small feat. Some are calling it that will allow Intel to continue to make chips that adhere to Moore's Law (i.e. the number of transistors that can be placed on a circuit will double every two years).
Premium-Inhalt. Robots have officially learned how to help each other--like animals and humans do--in a laboratory evolution experiment.
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Premium-Inhalt. Like , there's always room for iPad rumors. And the latest gossip concerning Apple's mega-popular tablet is a doozy: the will feature a 3D display, although it's unclear if we're talking about one that won't require those clunky glasses.
Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to apps, Android seems to be than Apple can roll. New research predicts the total number of apps in the will overtake Apple's in August 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. Because it takes such amazing pictures, the has become the pocket camera of choice for many users--myself included. The phone's built-in camera is easy to use and always handy. What's more, the App Store is loaded with a number of great third-party apps to help you make the most of your photos. And many of these filters will cost you very little--or nothing at all.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel's new 3D transistor technology should position the chip maker to grab hold of a piece of the burgeoning tablet market that it's been .
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T Wireless and Samsung Mobile announced the thin and light Infuse 4G smartphone during a press event Thursday in New York.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to incorrect information supplied by the conference, the name of Pitney Bowes' CIO, Greg Buoncontri, was misspelled in the story "Panel: The cloud requires fresh IT skills," published Thursday. His name appeared in the second, fifth, sixth and 12th paragraphs, which have all been corrected on the wire and now read, in order:
Premium-Inhalt. Just as Sony with masterminding the , today Anonymous came up short of denying it infiltrated PlayStation Network but rather said others performed the attack with the intent of making Anonymous look bad.
Premium-Inhalt. Sufferers of long-distance relationships rejoice: A Japanese lab is working on a machine designed to let people smooch – and even French kiss – over the Internet.
Premium-Inhalt. Data centre infrastructure provider Colt has launched a set of modular designs that it claims offer end users unprecedented flexibility in power density, size and Tier configurations.