Premium-Inhalt. Capita Group has paid £65 million cash to acquire customer contact centre specialist Ventura.
Premium-Inhalt. Nortel’s patents were slightly more valuable than its products, as the transactions for Nortel’s product groups combined did not quite measure up to the single deal for its intellectual property.
Premium-Inhalt. Video games awards are often a fairly predictable affair -- if there's anything with Mass Effect or Assassin's Creed in the title you can pretty much guarantee they're going to pick up a significant number of awards, and titles from Rockstar usually perform well, too. But there's often not a lot of love for independently-developed titles -- there's sometimes a single indie category to honor them, but for most of the awards ceremonies it's a battle of the big hitters.
Premium-Inhalt. Zynga, creator of the inexplicably popular Facebook games FarmVille, CityVille and Mafia Wars, as well as the new owners of the popular "...With Friends" series for iPhone and Android devices, has proposed its initial public offering to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Premium-Inhalt. There are dozens of launcher applications available for speeding up your productivity on your Mac, each with their own strengths and peculiarities. Nulana's () is an admirable addition to the crowd, providing quick and easy access to applications, folders, files, Web searches, system commands (like going into Screen Saver mode), and shell commands.
Premium-Inhalt. Aren’t unlimited subscriptions great? I can get all the movies I want from Netflix, and all my games from GameFly. Now is trying to bring the same subscription model to movie theaters with unlimited movie viewings for $50 per month.
Premium-Inhalt. Further refining an already widely used full-text search engine, the Apache Software Foundation has updated Lucene to execute searches more quickly across multiple servers, the development team announced Friday. It has also improved performance of Lucene's accompanying search platform, Solr.
Premium-Inhalt. While WiMax has lost the battle to be the 4G technology of choice for most U.S. consumer handsets, it's still alive and kicking in the enterprise market.
Premium-Inhalt. A reported deadline for developers to comply with an Apple policy on in-app subscription content has passed, with some developers yet to modify their apps. But has learned that Apple is working with developers to bring their apps into compliance as the company will look to start enforcing its new rules.
Premium-Inhalt. HP straddles two worlds: enterprise systems and consumer electronics. Its new TouchPad tablet is intended to satisfy the needs of both. But you'll have to look harder and wait longer to see HP's unfolding enterprise plan for TouchPad.
Premium-Inhalt. Japan's KDDI is installing more than 100,000 Wi-Fi hotspots that smartphone users will be connected to automatically for data services, offloading traffic from KDDI's cellular network.
Premium-Inhalt. A ruling on Eastman Kodak's patent case against Apple and Research In Motion may be delayed until August after the U.S. International Trade Commission sent the issue back to a judge who had earlier ruled against Kodak.
Premium-Inhalt. Smart construction and good planning allowed Japan's data centers to escape virtually unharmed from the massive earthquake that rocked the country in March, a Japanese data center executive said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. This week, I've been looking at a few productivity enhancers built directly into Windows 7, with the aim of making life a little easier for people who work with tons of files on a daily basis. On Tuesday I suggested a useful way to . Today I'm going to show you how to expand your Windows 7 Jump Lists to give you quick access to more of your recently viewed documents.
Premium-Inhalt. While Google main reign supreme in the web search category, Facebook and Twitter have shown the company's vulnerability in the world of social networking. While Google is hoping to make new inroads with the advent of Google Plus (no, I'm not going to type Google+), it looks like their new service is set to include games as well.
Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard's TouchPad tablet went on sale in U.S. stores Friday. It attracted less fanfare than the launch of Apple's iPad but has drawn some interest from those seeking an alternative to this year's raft of mostly undifferentiated Android-based products.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're rich and consider your phone an important part of showing off that wealth, the latest luxury phone from high-end Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer may be for you.
Premium-Inhalt. The Anonymous hacking group has taken another swipe at police in Arizona, launching online attacks against several police union websites and publishing e-mail messages stolen from law enforcement officers.
Premium-Inhalt. There's a lot to love about Gmail (especially its ), but its built-in task manager is pretty weak. In fact, it's little more than a glorified checklist.
Premium-Inhalt. RIM is dead. It isn't in the ground yet, but its , and the recent and the RIM CEOs indicates that RIM won't fix the problem(s) because it won't even recognize or admit they exist. So, what can you learn from RIM to make sure you don't repeat its mistakes?
Premium-Inhalt. Google Plus (aka Google+), Google's new social network, might offer the right mix of sharing and privacy to woo you away from your Facebook account. If you don't know how to use it, though, it's just a confusing mess of circles and contacts. So we've assembled a few tips to help you get started. (If you aren't on Google Plus yet, try our .)
Premium-Inhalt. So what will it be--a tablet or a laptop? Come on, summer's speeding by and you'll be locked into a drab classroom sooner than you think. Tablets are all the rage today, but can a tablet replace a laptop in your must-have dorm-room gear bag? Maybe...or maybe not.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft began this week an early access program for developers to get the upcoming release of Windows Phone.
Premium-Inhalt. When people ask they're misstating the question. It's not about one site versus another site. Google+ is bigger than that. The reason Google calls it the "Google+ Project" is that Google+ will become a central part of Google's whole identity. It will reshape the company. So the real question is "can Google beat Facebook?" Put that way, the contest seems a lot more even.
Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion's board of directors has agreed to form an independent committee to study aspects of the company's management structure, including clarifying the roles of RIM's controversial co-CEOs.
Premium-Inhalt. In the Friday buzz were speculation about an approach to possible bidders by Hulu LLC -- the online-video service that is exploring a sale -- and about a purchase being sought by Western Union.
Premium-Inhalt. At companies that have weathered the recession, CFOs are finding opportunities galore to lead their firms in the transition from survival into the growth mode.
Premium-Inhalt. A federal judge has declined to dismiss charges against Google that it allegedly violated the Federal Wiretap Act when it collected personal data from Wi-Fi networks.
Premium-Inhalt. If there's a game maker who's figured out a formula for iOS success, it's . The developer takes our insatiable love for sports and our primordial appreciation for bone-rattling hits and combines the two in a series of adrenaline-pumping games for the iPhone and iPad.
Premium-Inhalt. The for June are out from Net Applications. Overall, the news is not all that rosy for Microsoft as Internet Explorer usage overall . But, if you view the data through Redmond-colored glasses the news is actually pretty positive.
Premium-Inhalt. You know what's potentially on a par with--or even cooler than--Lego bricks? Pancakes. The fluffier, the better. (OK, you might be able to make an argument for bacon, but that's another story.) So a Lego robot that can make pancakes in all sorts of shapes is pretty awesome, wouldn't you agree?
Premium-Inhalt. Supergay and the Attack of His Ex-Girlfriends, available now from the for $2.99, has become, according to Spanish publisher , the first game to openly explore homosexuality, gay pride and the fear of coming out.
Premium-Inhalt. Office 365 is now officially out, having been launched with great fanfare by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in New York City this week, but customers of the suite's previous version, called BPOS, will have to wait at least two months to join the party.
Premium-Inhalt. Even though the U.S. White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has pushed government agencies to reduce the number of data centers they operate, a new survey has found that most agencies aren't tracking how close to capacity their data centers are or how much energy they're using.
Premium-Inhalt. According to Square Enix's , the iPhone port of the PSP version of the PS1 strategy RPG has been delayed a bit. Originally set to come out in late June, the fact that it's now early July and the game isn't available yet should tell you that there's a little longer to wait.
Premium-Inhalt. A Duke University grad student has come up with a way to double, or more, battery life in devices, without any changes needed on the device itself. Essentially, the technique regulates how long and when client radios sleep, so that data transfers can be scheduled more efficiently.
Premium-Inhalt. Are you starting to tire of Facebook? It's nothing to be ashamed of. We've all been there, even me. Facebook users have grumbled about irritations with the site for years now, but there are some indications that they may finally have reached a breaking point.
Premium-Inhalt. We're entering the month of Lion's ship date, and, sure enough, Apple is starting to turn the gears in motion to get its next OS out the door; on Friday, the company released Lion's Gold Master (GM) seed .
Premium-Inhalt. EA has announced that starting from July 4, the company will be holding the "biggest EA sale ever" in celebration of America's birthday. The sale will cover not only PC titles sold via Origin, but also iPhone, iPad, Xbox Live Marketplace, Kindle, Pogo.com and Playfish titles.
Premium-Inhalt. Glasses-free 3D is coming to iPhones and computer screens now that the Japanese company called Global Wave has developed a special film, which can make any 2D LCD screen into a 3D display.
Premium-Inhalt. It's the hottest invitation in technology right now -- an e-mail telling you how to "learn more about Google+." If you get one, though, be careful about clicking on it. It may be spam.