Privatkunden offeriert Trend Micro den eigenen Online-Backup-Dienst bereits seit 2010, nun wird dieser Cloud-Service erweitert und auch Geschäftskunden angeboten. Zu den primären Zielkunden zählen dabei Firmen mit einstelliger Mitarbeiteranzahl. Derartige Mikrounternehmen verfügen häufig über keinen eigenen Server und das Sichern der auf den PC-Clients verteilten Daten wird oft nur stiefmütterlich behandelt. …mehr
Die wirtschaftlichen Folgen des verheerenden Erdbebens in Japan vom März haben auch die Produktionsstandorte etablierter Festplattenhersteller getroffen. Wie das asiatische Hightech-Portal DigiTimes berichtet, werden signifikante Produktionsprobleme noch bis weit in diesen Monat anhalten. Von den Produktionsproblemen betroffen sind unter anderem zwei der fünf größten Hersteller der Welt, Western Digital sowie Hitachi Global Storage Technologies. …mehr
Erste Informationen über die neuen Funktionen des Mango-Updates für Windows Phone 7 sind schon durchgesickert. Microsoft selbst zeigte einige der Neuerungen bereits auf seiner Hausmesse MIX 2011. Einen umfassenden Überblick über Mango wird das Unternehmen aber erst am 24. Mai geben wie US-Medien berichten. Die Einladung, die sie erhalten haben, klingt vielversprechend: Vollmundig kündigt der Software-Konzern an, den Vorhang für den nächsten Meilenstein von Windows Phone zu heben. …mehr
In den letzten Jahren hat sich das Online-Nutzungsverhalten stark gewandelt. Die User bewegen sich noch schneller, selbstverständlicher und auch visueller durch das Netz als früher. Sie sind anspruchsvoller und wählerischer geworden. Gerade im E-Commerce ist es besonders wichtig, die Nutzerführung so zu gestalten, dass sie auf die neuen, visuell geprägten Bedürfnisse der Nutzer eingeht. Die folgenden Tipps von Florian Schneider, Creative Director und Managing Partner bei netz98, wollen dabei helfen, die Nutzerführung von Online-Shops intuitiver und visueller zu gestalten. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. LAS VEGAS -- Current networks inhibit large-scale data centers, which require , a Juniper official said during his keynote address at the conference today.
Premium-Inhalt. The expansion of Android from smartphones to tablets, TVs and desktop computers impressed developers attending the Google I/O conference, with one attendee predicting that Google's other operating system – Chrome OS – is doomed.
Premium-Inhalt. A programming bug on Facebook's website may have accidentally given advertisers and others access to a treasure trove of personal information, according to security researchers at Symantec.
Premium-Inhalt. A few weeks ago, I grabbed an tablet to replace my aging first-generation iPad. (Personally, I find the Iconia a better value than the , and I'm addicted to Android's widget support.) Not surprisingly, the Android Market features a pretty short list of tablet-worthy apps, but that list is growing. Here are three excellent productivity freebies that work great on Android Honeycomb slates.
Premium-Inhalt. A prototype touchscreen on show at the conference in Vancouver can change from slippery to sticky depending on what's happening on the screen.
Premium-Inhalt. Wondering just how much you're worth? If so, the could provide some answers. The survey covers finance and accounting positions in the UK, Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and South Africa. Robert Walters is a New York-based recruitment consultancy with offices in 20 countries.
Premium-Inhalt. Those attempting to follow the Dodd-Frank regulatory process would do well to note the departure of FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair -- and to read the tea leaves for any change in future emphasis on the part of the regulator.
Premium-Inhalt. Perhaps it is ironic that the U.S. government antitrust oversight of Microsoft on the very same week that Google unveiled its Chromebook.
Premium-Inhalt. The time, where does it go? It was only a year ago today, May 11, 2010, that we , starting our journey of a thousand steps with nothing but a robot Steve Jobs and a dream. And here we are, 365 days later, still bringing you the best in cured, hickory-smoked links from around the Web.
Premium-Inhalt. A recent study revealed that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are still cautious in adopting cloud computing even as large companies have shown interests in the new technology.
Premium-Inhalt. South Korea's Correctional Facilities is bringing healthcare services to prisoners in four remote facilities through a telepresence system it recently installed.
Premium-Inhalt. Efforts are under way in Hong Kong to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) adopt infocommunications technology (ICT) faster. With the help of Hong Kong's software association, SMEs are given the opportunity to participate in a free online trading platform where they can avail of ICT services at lower costs.
Premium-Inhalt. Wizard101, the popular MMO based on wizardry and magic, is announcing a new expansion to their online world, with music composed by pop star Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers.
Premium-Inhalt. The July 2011 edition of the UK's magazine features a lengthy article on , most of which promptly got excitedly . Much of the information comes straight from the lips of the developers, and there's a lot of juicy details here, many of which could be classed as spoilers. Read on if you want to know more, or turn away and pretend you never saw this article if you want to come to the new game with a clear mind.
Premium-Inhalt. Netbooks are so formulaic these days, it's difficult to stand out from the crowd. Samsung, in a small way, has managed that with the $330 (price as of May 11, 2011) NC110. With only the standard 10.1-inch display, the typical 250GB hard drive, and the usual accoutrements, the NC110 instead makes an impression through a combination of styling, battery life, and software. Unfortunately, it also stands out as a slow performer.
Premium-Inhalt. When the power goes out on a dark evening, it's pretty annoying to have to scramble about to find candles, especially so if you don't have a flashlight. So how would it sound if you could run LED lights without and electrical power or batteries, and using household objects such as paper and salt water?
Premium-Inhalt. Virtualizing and consolidating data-center servers provides such clear a financial benefit that there are few companies of any size, in any industry that shouldn't virtualize at least some of their servers and applications, industry analysts say. But companies that start virtualization projects looking for cost savings, without planning for a second phase of migration that requires spending more on new tools than the project might save in short-term costs, will get stuck in phase one -- saving money on hardware, but getting only a fraction of the benefit of the virtualization products they've bought, analysts add.
Premium-Inhalt. I've got a pretty cherry Windows Media Center setup in my living room: slimline HP system that fits neatly in the entertainment center, , and some decent speakers. I've been a mostly happy camper with it. (I'll explain the "mostly" part in a future post.) If only I could access all this media goodness from one of the other TVs in my house.
Premium-Inhalt. LAS VEGAS – A service is like an airliner - even though it can experience devastating crashes that affect many people, like , it’s still safer than driving your own car… or IT infrastructure.
Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion's (RIM) first tablet PC, the BlackBerry PlayBook, was released in the United States and Canada almost a month ago, on April 19. Whether you ran right out to your local electronics retailer to pick up a PlayBook and you haven't put it down since, or you just nabbed a RIM tablet of your own today, you're sure to benefit from the following seven PlayBook tips and tricks.
Premium-Inhalt. Google spent much of the second day of the Google I/O event and the unveiling the . The Web-centric netbooks are an ambitious attempt to fundamentally change the way people compute, and could possibly replace your traditional laptop...if you let it.
Premium-Inhalt. While Google currently does not see any conflict between its Android vision for tablets and smartphones and its , a company official acknowledged today that there is potential for such a conflict in the future.
Premium-Inhalt. Electronic cigarette maker is trying to put the social back into smoking with its new "socially aware" packs of reusable smokes. The new cigarettes feature built-in networking connections that allow users to exchange info wirelessly with other smokers.
Premium-Inhalt. Google used its latest doodle to not only celebrate the 117th birthday of American dancer and choreographer Martha Graham, but also to highlight the company's desire to make the Web more dynamic.
Premium-Inhalt. Google co-founder Sergey Brin said and other traditional PC operating systems are "torturing users" at Google's Chrome OS launch event Wednesday, where the company claimed 75% of business users can be converted from Windows to Chrome OS right away.
Premium-Inhalt. The carrier with the most spectrum says that it doesn't have enough to build out a nationwide LTE network.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's $8.5 billion could profoundly influence a set of collaboration and conferencing technologies called Unified Communications (UC) that have taken years to catch on, analysts said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. While many of us Google I/O attendees were by that Google was launching its own cloud-based music service, we were excited to learn that every one of us would be getting a priority invite to the service. As a big music nerd, I was excited to give it a test spin. Can Google do music? Read on to find out.
Premium-Inhalt. Google Inc. took a $500-million reserve in connection with a Justice Department investigation of its online advertising program, the internet giant reported in a that made adjustments to its first quarter earnings.
Premium-Inhalt. Finance executives at U.S. corporations remain optimistic about the next 12 months, as the large gains in the profits they expect balance out their concerns about energy cost rises and inflation. That's the conclusion of the quarterly "" by Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business and Financial Executives International, although the survey did detect a slight slippage in measurements of both optimism about U.S. economy, and optimism about their own companies, compared to last year's fourth quarter.