Microsoft bringt mit Windows 8 vermutlich noch 2012 den Nachfolger seines Betriebssystems Windows 7. Inzwischen sind Vorabversionen von Windows 8 in Umlauf geraten. Funktionen wie Ribbon Bar, Pattern-Login, Touch-Optimierung und Portable Workspace zeigen die künftige Richtung auf. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. An Australian startup called Bizz Buzz has launched its group buying site aimed at small businesses, guaranteeing buyers a minimum 40 per cent saving on the business services and deals it offers. The site is in indirect competition with the recently launched group buying service, which is the Australian arm of the international .
Premium-Inhalt. ADP, which claims to handle the payroll for one in six working Americans, is moving aggressively to modernize its services and expand the range of products it provides to customers.
Premium-Inhalt. Ireland's leaders in ICT, both public and private, have their heads in the cloud -- and are hoping lots of companies will follow them.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter on Tuesday various changes aimed at allowing users finer-grained control over their accounts. To date, when another application (such as TweetBot, Twitterrific, or Echofon) or Web service (such as ) requested access to your Twitter account, it was an all or nothing deal: Granting a third-party access to your Twitter account meant giving it not only the ability to read and post tweets on your behalf, but also full access to your direct message history. After Twitter implements the change it announced today, however, users will get the ability to specify whether they want to allow third-party apps to access that direct message history.
Premium-Inhalt. I seem to be living in a technology Bermuda Triangle. Two weeks ago my media-center PC died suddenly, and two days ago my primary desktop went belly-up as well. The two machines exhibited the same weird symptoms before failing in the same exact way. Talk about bad luck.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's latest have a lot of things going for them. Unfortunately, easy upgradability is not on that list.
Premium-Inhalt. Hold on to your hat. The first of the social networking sites is about to launch its initial public offering, or IPO.
Premium-Inhalt. Mac users don't have to worry about , right? Well, for many years that's been true, although the reasons were always the topic of contentious debate between the faithful and various security researchers, many of whom predicted Mac security breaches would rise as Apple's share of the PC market climbed northward.
Premium-Inhalt. Starting July 1, Microsoft customers will be able to use their current license agreements to move server applications from internal data centers to services, and contracts signed after that date will offer the same benefit.
Premium-Inhalt. Seeking to beef up its sales of premium online ads, Yahoo has agreed to acquire 5to1, by former executives from News Corp.'s Fox Interactive.
Premium-Inhalt. As if being unemployed isn't bad enough, 210,000 unemployed residents of Massachusetts may have had personal data about them that is supposed to be helping them out.
Premium-Inhalt. It there's one thing really irritating about leaving your iPhone out with friends, it's when they unlock to unleash all kinds of madness (usually on your Facebook) while your back's turned. You can always use a passcode, but maybe it's time to add an extra step to the "Slide to Unlock" screen, by adding .
Premium-Inhalt. With the world's biggest chip maker focusing in on the mobile market, there's a lot more pressure on the ARM chip community.
Premium-Inhalt. Blizzard is about to start testing a premium service that will allow players to play through dungeons with friends from different servers.
Premium-Inhalt. The developers of popular Facebook Dragon Age spinoff Dragon Age Legends challenged developer Evan "Pixelante" Miller to create a "remix" of their game.
Premium-Inhalt. A small number of users with older consoles may find their consoles "bricked" by the latest firmware upgrade. Don't worry, though: Microsoft is aware of the issue and is contacting those affected--even offering replacement consoles--.
Premium-Inhalt. The T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot ($80 with a two-year contract) joins a that fit in your pocket and allow several Wi-Fi enabled devices to connect to the Internet via a single mobile broadband connection. (For background on this growing category, read our feature on .)
Premium-Inhalt. Josh Corman (@joshcorman) asked if he could share an important piece of writing with our readership. As one of our few IT security philosophers, Josh almost always makes you think. His current bully pulpit is at The 451 Group as the Research Director for Enterprise Security leading a pretty atypical motley crew of anti-analysts with street cred. This may be his day job, but Josh has been on a personal mission for years to challenge and improve the way we approach security.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're still waiting for that sequel to Half-Life 2, E3 2011 isn't the place you're going to see it, as Valve has effectively nipped things in the bud with a short e-mail sent earlier today.
Premium-Inhalt. I like to imagine that somewhere in Cupertino, Phil Schiller is high-fiving Bob Mansfield right about now. that Apple has earned two Gold Awards: the Display of the Year for the iPhone 4's Retina display, and the Display Application of the Year for the original iPad.
Premium-Inhalt. After years of waiting, Super Robot Taisen is finally making its way to the PlayStation 3. And hey, it may even make it to North America this time around.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.K.'s obsolete copyright laws are hurting innovation and should be overhauled to boost economic growth and make it easier for content and creative businesses to set up in the country, an independent report has recommended.
Premium-Inhalt. Police officers are behind the eight ball when it comes to dealing with cybercrime, a Queensland Police Service officer has said.
Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard Co. executives -- and officials of other companies as well -- are reeling from the memo that H-P Chief Executive Officer Leo Apotheker and e-mailed their deputies earlier this month, warning that the July period will be "another tough quarter," and pressing subordinates to "watch every penny and minimize all hiring."
Premium-Inhalt. Hiring intentions remain high among ICT sector employers, according to recruitment firm AbsoluteIT's latest employer intentions report, released yesterday.
Premium-Inhalt. The percentage of pirated software installed on Hong Kong PCs during 2010 fell to its lowest at 45 per cent, said recently.
Premium-Inhalt. The next time a website says to download new software to view a movie or fix a problem, think twice. There's a pretty good chance that the program is malicious.
Premium-Inhalt. Chief technology officer of Trusteer, Amit Klein, has spoken about the trends of mobile malware, citing mobile banking as the next big threat to the industry.