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  • Die 50 nervigsten Sprüche im Büro

    Wenig geistreich

    Das performt nicht. Supi. Zum Bleistift. Nach oben ist noch Luft. Wir haben die 50 nervigsten Sprüche gesammelt, die im Arbeitsalltag häufig genutzt werden und gerne für dicke Luft im Büro sorgen. …mehr

  • Karriere-Ratgeber 2011 - André Häusling, Scrumjobs

    Chancen von agilen Entwicklern

    Vom 23. Juni bis 6. Juli 2011 beantwortet André Häusling Ihre Karrierefragen, vor allem bezüglich der Chancen im Umfeld der agilen Softwareentwicklung.  …mehr

  • Samsung startet Verkauf der Google-Notebooks

    "Chromebook"

    Google hat zusammen mit seinem Hardware-Partner Samsung am Freitag den Verkauf seiner neuartigen Chromebook-Computer in Deutschland gestartet. …mehr

  • GuttenPlag gewinnt Grimme Online Award

    Internet-Preise verliehen

    Hohe Auszeichnung für die Plagiatsjäger im Netz.  …mehr

  • Harry Potter kommt ins Netz - auch als E-Book

    "Pottermore"

    Zauberlehrling Harry Potter rückt seinen Fans und der nächsten Leser-Generation im Internet näher. …mehr

  • BoxCryptor schützt Daten in der Cloud

    Verschlüsselung

    Das für Cloud Computing optimierte Verschlüsselungsprogramm BoxCryptor von Acomba soll das sichere Speichern von Dateien im Internet ermöglichen. Das Programm will vor allem Nutzer von Cloud Storage Anbietern wie beispielsweise Dropbox ansprechen.  …mehr

  • Media-Saturn darf Internet-Händler Redcoon übernehmen

    EU-Kommission

    Die Metro-Tochter Media-Saturn hat von der EU-Kommission die Genehmigung für die Übernahme des Online-Händlers Redcoon erhalten. …mehr

  • Extensions, die Google Chrome veredeln

    Kleine Helfer

    Die wachsenden Erweiterungen für Google Chrome bescheren dem Browser einen sprunghaft steigenden Marktanteil.  …mehr

  • Streit um Facebook-Gründung geht doch weiter

    Winklevoss-Brüder

    Der Streit um die Facebook-Gründung wird zur unendlichen Geschichte. …mehr

  • Olympus Pen E-PL2 im Test

    Digitalkamera

    Die PEN E-PL2 ist die zweite Systemkamera von Olympus, die einen integrierten Blitz besitzt. Sie ist zusammen mit dem neu entwickelten Objektiv Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm 1:3,5-5,6 II erhältlich. Lesen Sie den Test.  …mehr

  • Google droht US-Kartellverfahren

    "Wall Street Journal"

    Ist Google zu mächtig im Suchmaschinen-Markt? Die Zeichen für eine breit angelegte Wettbewerbsuntersuchung in den USA, die genau diese Frage klären soll, mehren sich. …mehr

  • Acer Iconia im Test

    Notebook mit Doppel-Bildschirm

    Das Acer Iconia ist ein Notebook ohne Tastatur, aber mit zwei berührungsempfindlichen Bildschirmen. Ist Acers Idee vom tastaturlosen Notebook revolutionär oder unausgegoren? Der Test sagt es Ihnen.  …mehr

  • Oracle wird weniger Hardware los

    Viertes Quartal

    Oracle schwächelt in dem für viel Geld zugekauften Geschäft mit Firmenrechnern. …mehr

  • Virtueller Arbeitplatz auf USB-Stick

    Check Point Abra

    Mobiles Arbeiten liegt im Trend. Virtuelle Desktops auch. Check Point packt mit Abra den mobilen Arbeitsplatz auf einen USB-Stick. Damit kann der Anwender sein Büro immer mitnehmen. Wir beschreiben, wie diese Lösung installiert wird und wie sie funktioniert.  …mehr

  • Mainframe-Jobs werden attraktiver

    Doch kein Dinosaurier?

    Wer Software für Großrechner entwickelt, muss keine Befehlszeilen mehr auswendig lernen. Moderne Benutzeroberflächen und die Öffnung der Mainframes für neue Techniken machen das Leben leichter.  …mehr

  • Relaunch bei Jahn-Behörde und Katastrophenamt

    Barrierefrei

    Moderne Webseiten für mehr Transparenz und Bürgernähe: Die Stasi-Unterlagenbehörde und das Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz haben neue Internetauftritte.  …mehr

  • Praxistest mit iPad und Co.

    Projekt von Telekom, Apple und Cisco

    Eine positive Zwischenbilanz zog die Universität Kassel für das Projekt "Mobiles Lernen". Studenten sind mit 200 iPads und anderen Tablet-PSs für interaktive Vorlesungen ausgestattet.  …mehr

  • Alarm-App macht die Feuerwehr schneller

    Hacker-Marathon in Berlin

    Ein Wochenende lang programmierten Computer-Experten für wohltätige Zwecke. Den ersten Preis beim "Random Hacks of Kindness" gewann die App "Notfallkette".  …mehr

  • Benq E24-5500 im Test

    TFT-Bildschirm

    Das LED-TFT Benq E24-5500 ist PC-Monitor und Flachbildfernseher in einem Gerät. Die Bildqualität des 24-Zoll-Monitors konnte überzeugen.  …mehr

  • Welches ist das beste Smartphone?

    iPhone 4 im alaTest-Vergleich

    Welches Smartphone hat bei welchen Features die Nase vorn? Eine exklusive Auswertung von alaTest für die COMPUTERWOCHE gibt Auskunft.  …mehr

  • Pogoplug introduces new 'personal cloud' software

    Premium-Inhalt. , the maker of , is adding software to its product lineup--this week for computers and mobile devices.

  • Study: Facebook Fans Are a Good Return on Investment

    Premium-Inhalt. I've never been a big fan of either for personal or business use, but a new study suggests that advertising on the social networking site could be well worth your while if you run a business.

  • Mozilla mulls Firefox 3.6 retirement, too

    Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla is planning to retire Firefox 3.6 from support, but won't put the 18-month-old browser out to pasture until August at the earliest.

  • Winklevoss twins back in court against Facebook

    Premium-Inhalt. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss were back in court on Thursday, a day after their lawyers had submitted to a court in California that they would not appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court their US$65 million settlement with Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

  • Lawmakers want to block LightSquared approval

    Premium-Inhalt. A U.S. House of Representatives committee has stepped into the fray over startup LightSquared's planned mobile data network, and passed a bill that would block the Federal Communications Commission from spending any money granting the carrier a waiver it is seeking.

  • Computerworld's new comment platform

    Premium-Inhalt. We are pleased to announce a new reader comment system. Starting this morning, all articles are using the as part of the . Computerworld blogs will follow shortly.

  • AT&T iPad hacker pleads guilty

    Premium-Inhalt. A 26-year-old man who last year helped hackers steal personal information belonging to about 120,000 iPad users pleaded guilty to fraud and hacking charges in a New Jersey court Thursday.

  • Four companies rethink databases for the cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. Several companies are developing new database technologies to solve what they see as the shortcomings of traditional, relational database management systems in a cloud environment. Four of them described the approaches they're taking during a panel at the GigaOm Structure conference on Thursday.

  • Enterprise Java upgrade geared to PaaS clouds

    Premium-Inhalt. The next version of enterprise Java will be fitted with capabilities for PaaS (platform-as-a-service) cloud computing, an Oracle official said Thursday afternoon in offering specifics on what to expect in the upgrade.

  • Accounting for 2011: A Midyear View

    Premium-Inhalt. As the year's midpoint approaches, 2011 is promising to be a turning point for financial reporting -- and for its impact on business. The combination of the SEC's promised guidance on International Financial Reporting Standards, and the Financial Accounting Standard Board's decision on private-company reporting standards, is sure to keep finance executives awake at night. The impact of such changes is potentially monumental.

  • Bankers See Regulatory Reforms Spurring M&A

    Premium-Inhalt. Banks may well turn to dealmaking as a result of the pressure they're getting from regulatory reforms, a survey of bank executives indicates.

  • Survey: CFOs Seek Greater Skills for Managing Financial Risk

    Premium-Inhalt. The role of the corporate finance department is moving more deeply into the areas of financial risk management, performance management, and enhanced nonfinancial and statistical reporting, according to new survey titled the "Finance Capabilities and Needs Survey." That is in addition to the better-understood missions that involved dealing with numerous changes in accounting regulations.

  • Remains of the Day: Full court press

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's taking its intellectual property case to Samsung's front door, taking HP to the cleaners, and taking its licks from professional video editors and comedians alike. Take the remainders for Friday, June 24, 2011--please.

  • Twitter May Add More Than Timeline Ads

    Premium-Inhalt. Twitter is introducing ads into the live stream of messages, according to the Financial Times. The addition of "promoted tweets" -- a euphemism for advertising -- within the live Twitter stream is bound to frustrate many users, at the same time as it attracts some of the company's 300 million users.

  • Is Firefox 5 More Stable Than Its Predecessor?

    Premium-Inhalt. This week's release of the Firefox 5 browser came shockingly fast for Mozilla. Firefox 4 came out of beta barely 3 months ago--the previous numbered release, Firefox 3, was released way back in 2008.

  • There's No Place Like 'Homepage'

    Premium-Inhalt. The concept of a domain name has always fascinated me --- so much so that I at one time pondered writing a book on its history. Seemingly overnight, the whole concept of a "name" that matched an IP address became a must-have for corporate branding. And that's when it got interesting.

  • Cloud computing is top technology priority for CIOs in Asia

    Premium-Inhalt. Chief information officers (CIOs) in Asia are continuing to search for innovative cloud technologies to support business growth, according to the Asian results of the 2011 Gartner Executive Programs (EXP) CIO Agenda survey.

  • Google shuts down health, energy services

    Premium-Inhalt. Google said on Friday that it plans to shut down two services that proved unpopular: Google Health and Google PowerMeter.

  • Google Kills Off Health, PowerMeter Services

    Premium-Inhalt. Google's always taken the spaghetti-on-the-wall approach to its numerous tech initiatives: Boil up something clever and toss it on the wall. If it sticks--think Android--hey, fantastic. If it falls to the floor-- and come to mind--well, better luck next time. Unfortunately, the search giant has two more nonstarters to add to its long list of flubs: and .

  • Brink DLC Releasing in Early July, Free for Two Weeks

    Premium-Inhalt. may not have been quite the critical darling that Bethesda were hoping for, but that hasn't stopped people from playing and enjoying it. The first batch of DLC for the game, known as Agents of Change, will be live in "early July," according to . Not only that, but it'll be free for two weeks on all platforms -- Steam on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

  • SWG Closing on December 15

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're a current player of Star Wars Galaxies, you may have already seen bearing the bad news that Sony Online Entertainment and LucasArts have decided to close down Star Wars Galaxies on December 15 of this year.

  • FAQ: Google vs. the FTC

    Premium-Inhalt. The Feds have finally come a-knocking on Google's door. Will this become the tech story of the decade, much like Microsoft's antitrust case was in the 1990s? Only time will tell. Here's a FAQ to get you up to speed on what the FTC inquiry may really mean.

  • LulzSec Hacks Arizona State Police, Posts Officer Info

    Premium-Inhalt. Lulz Security's hacking continues to get political: on Friday the group attacked the Arizona Department of Public Safety in retaliation for immigration laws.

  • Intel pushing subscription model for tablet app store

    Premium-Inhalt. Intel hopes to make it easier for developers to make money by pushing a subscription model to sell applications through its tablet and netbook application store, a company executive said this week.

  • How to Embed a YouTube Video

    Premium-Inhalt. YouTube videos are meant to be shared. But the best way to share them is not by copying and pasting a link, but rather embedding the actual video in your blog, Web page, or the like. That way, your visitors can watch the clip directly without having to click away to YouTube proper.

  • Microsoft launches public sector magazine

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has quietly created a new group, the office of civic innovation, as well as a new online magazine designed to promote its public sector initiatives.

  • FTC probe could be hard, costly battle for Google

    Premium-Inhalt. Google Friday acknowledged that it has received formal notification of a Federal Trade Commission review, prompting analysts to say the search company could be in for a long, tiring and expensive battle.

  • Microsoft: Xbox 360 'Halfway' Through Lifecycle

    Premium-Inhalt. It looks like Microsoft is going to be supporting the until 2016 or so, as Xbox EMEA Vice President Chris Lewis says that the Kinect has revitalized interest in the six-year-old console.

  • Sonic Generations Level List Leaked

    Premium-Inhalt. What's the best way to substantiate a rumor? Take legal action.

  • Cars 2 video game races onto the Mac

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're revving your engines in excitement for Pixar's , you may find a nice detour in , developed by Avalanche Software and released this week by Disney Interactive Studios. If you somehow haven't heard of , here's all you need to know--it's an animated movie franchise based on talking cars.

  • What Location-based Services Can Do for Your Business

    Premium-Inhalt. Location-based services allow you to report your current location in real time to a given platform. This is usually done by checking into locations -- such as restaurants, retail shops, airports -- manually from a smartphone. Inevitably such services will become more sophisticated as GPS data improves, allowing you to track your movements and checking you into locations automatically.

  • Hellgate Open Beta

    Premium-Inhalt. The newly-remade free to play MMO Hellgate is launching its open beta on June 30 -- that's next Thursday -- and bringing with it two new game modes.

  • Final Cut Pro X

    Premium-Inhalt. With the release of Final Cut Pro X (FCP X), Apple has adopted a radical new approach that will dramatically change the future of non-linear video editing. FCP X is not an upgrade of Final Cut Studio, but rather an entirely new application that shares the same name.

  • HP reportedly to offer 7-in. tablet after TouchPad debut

    Premium-Inhalt. The 9.7-in. from Hewlett-Packard (HP) will be quickly followed by a 7-in. tablet from HP in August, according to a report.

  • Disney launches a comics app for iOS devices

    Premium-Inhalt. For the first time, Disney's extensive collection of comics is digitally available in one place--on the newly launched for iOS devices.

  • Red Hat Arquillian app testing technology coming next month

    Premium-Inhalt. Red Hat is readying a general release of its Arquillian testing technology for enterprise Java application development, which is intended to make it easy for developers to perform integration testing.

  • Squaresoft Chiptunes

    Premium-Inhalt. Do you like chiptunes? Do you like Square Enix's Squaresoft-era games such as Final Fantasy VII, Secret of Mana, Chrono Trigger and Unlimited SaGa? Then you may be interested in .

  • Opera co-founder to leave the company

    Premium-Inhalt. Opera co-founder and former CEO Jon von Tetzchner is leaving the company next week, Opera announced on Friday.

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