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  • Nokia und Siemens behalten Netzwerksparte

    NSN

    Nokia und Siemens geben den angepeilten Teilverkauf ihrer lange defizitiären Netzwerk-Zusammenarbeit vorerst auf. …mehr

  • Internet-Branche zwischen Kapitalschwemme und Crash-Angst

    Bubble oder nicht?

    Eine pfiffige Idee, ihre gekonnte Umsetzung und der passende Trend sind zurzeit alles, was ein Internet-Unternehmen braucht, um schnell an Millionen zu kommen. …mehr

  • VMware präsentiert vSphere 5

    Neues Lizenzmodell in der Kritik

    Mit dem verbesserten Kernprodukt vSphere 5 führt VMware auch ein neues Lizenzmodell ein, das für einige Kunden mehr Kosten bedeuten könnte. …mehr

  • Top 10 in Beratung und Systemintegration

    Neue Lünendonk-Liste

    Der deutsche Markt für IT-Beratung und Systemintegration hat sich wieder normalisiert. Stark sind laut Lünendonk-Liste auch die mittelständischen Anbieter.  …mehr

  • RIM kündigt größte Produktoffensive für Blackberry an

    Wettrüsten gegen Android und iOS

    Mit einem neuen Betriebssystem und dem Launch von sieben neuen Blackberry-Smartphones bis zum Spätsommer will Research in Motion (RIM) die Trendwende schaffen.  …mehr

  • Telekom verliert Daimler an Telefónica

    Mobilfunk-Großkundengeschäft

    Der spanische Telekommunikationskonzern Telefónica hat die Daimler AG als neuen Kunden seiner deutschen Mobilfunksparte gewonnen. …mehr

  • IT-Freiberufler so gefragt wie nie

    IT-Projektmarkt

    Der Bedarf an IT-Selbständigen war im ersten Halbjahr 2011 so groß wie nie zuvor, meldet das IT-Projektportal Gulp. Besonders begehrt sind Java- und SAP-Spezialisten.  …mehr

  • Schräger Humor im Internet

    Mach mir die Eule

    "Planking" war gestern - jetzt will das "Owling" zum nächsten Trend eines schrägen Internet-Humors werden, bei dem es darum geht, Fotos in einer bestimmten Pose ins Netz zu stellen. …mehr

  • Google räumt seinen App-Shop auf

    Neuer Android Market

    Google hat eine neue Version des Android Market für Smartphones angekündigt, die übersichtlicher und schneller ist. In den USA erweitert das Unternehmen außerdem das Angebot um Videos und Bücher. …mehr

  • Neue Facebook-App für Feature Phones

    "Facebook for Every Phone"

    Facebook hat eine neue Java-App veröffentlich, mit der man auch von nicht ganz so smarten Mobiltelefonen aus das Soziale Netzwerk nutzen kann.  …mehr

  • Dropbox will sich frisches Geld holen

    Bewertung über $5 Mrd.?

    Die Betreiber der beliebten Cloud-Datenablage Dropbox stehen offenbar vor dem Abschluss einer üppigen neuen Finanzierungsrunde.  …mehr

  • WordPress in neuer Version 3.2.1

    Erste Bugfix-Runde

    Gestern Abend ist das erste Bugfix-Release für WordPress 3.2 "Gershwin" erschienen.  …mehr

  • Titanium Mobile für native Android- und iPhone-Anwendungen

    Kleine Helfer

    Mit dem quelloffenen Framework "Titanium Mobile” des kalifornischen Unternehmens Appcelerator können auch Web-Entwickler ohne Java- oder Objective-C-Kenntnisse native Anwendungen für Android und iPhone implementieren.  …mehr

  • Halbleiterausrüster ASML bleibt auf Rekordkurs

    Trotz schwachen Auftragseingangs

    Der niederländische Halbleiterausrüster ASML Holding sieht sich trotz eines schwächelnden Auftragseingangs weiter auf Rekordkurs. …mehr

  • Electronic Arts schnappt sich PopCap Games

    Online-Spiele

    Electronic Arts (EA) stößt tiefer in die Welt der Online-Spiele vor. …mehr

  • So geht Client-Virtualisierung

    Smartphones und Tablets inside

    Die Client-Virtualisierung macht IT-Abteilungen noch immer Kopfzerbrechen. Die Experton Group stellt fünf Ansätze vor.  …mehr

  • Hansestadt Bremen liegt weiter vor Berlin

    Online-Nutzung

    Wie sieht die Online-Nutzung nach Bundesländern aus? Und wie steht es um das Ost-West-Gefälle beim Surfen? Das weiß die neue (N)Onliner-Studie von D21 und TNS Infratest. …mehr

  • Mit XDEV 3 zu Rapid Java

    Entwicklung

    Wer die Komplexität der Java-Programmierung umgehen möchte, bedient sich visueller Tools für Rapid Application Development. Namhafter Vertreter dieser Sparte ist das auch kommerziell kostenlos nutzbare XDEV, das seit Mai in Version 3 zur Verfügung steht.  …mehr

  • BenQ S11 - Camcorder mit integriertem Projektor

    Gadget des Tages

    Der neue S11 Camcorder bietet nicht nur HD-Aufnahmen, sondern auch einen integrierten Beamer. …mehr

  • Ohne Spezialisierung läuft nichts

    IT-Freiberufler

    Selbständige Entwickler sind gefragt, müssen aber mittlerweile hohe Anforderungen erfüllen.  …mehr

  • Videoüberwachung am Arbeitsplatz

    Kamera permanent auf Mitarbeiterin gerichtet

    Das Hessische Landesarbeitsgericht hat einen Arbeitgeber zu 7.000 Euro Entschädigung wegen Persönlichkeitsverletzung verurteilt.  …mehr

  • Infosys looks to UK public sector

    Premium-Inhalt. Infosys is targeting a move into the UK public sector market, according to BG Srinivas, European head of the Indian outsourcing giant.

  • Parcels App for Android Tracks Packages In One Place

    Premium-Inhalt. I get a lot of packages. Between my online shopping addiction and the fact that various tech companies are always sending me gadgets and other stuff to test, I've built pretty good relationships with my FedEx, DHL, On Trac, and UPS drivers. But to help keep track of all the packages I've ordered and shipped at any given time, I've been turning to a cool little Android app called .

  • Google Ventures pushed iOS over Android

    Premium-Inhalt. Until this year, Google Ventures partner Rich Miner recommended to mobile application startups funded by his company that they start out by developing for Apple's iOS rather than Android.

  • In Defense of Netflix

    Premium-Inhalt. Wow! It's amazing how quickly Netflix has gone from popular to pariah - all over six bucks a month. Yeah, I know, it's a 60 percent increase and times are hard, etc. etc. But at the risk of having to enter witness protection, I'm going to argue that people are wildly overreacting to Netflix's price increase.

  • Remains of the Day: Zucks to be you

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook's head honcho goes into virtual hiding, Apple's got a huge chunk of sales, and there's a new solution on the market for those looking for their fix of Apple rumors. The remainders for Wednesday, July 13, 2011 have nothing to hide.

  • Emissions from Microsoft, Dell data centers worry residents

    Premium-Inhalt. Some residents of Quincy, Washington, home of massive data centers operated by Microsoft, Yahoo and others, are growing concerned about pollution from backup diesel generators at the data centers, and on Wednesday they'll have the chance to discuss the issue.

  • Box.net plans HTML5 apps this year

    Premium-Inhalt. Box.net plans to develop "semi-local" apps for various mobile operating systems using a common HTML5 codebase, in a bid to keep up with the proliferation of smartphone and tablet platforms.

  • Cisco expands data center networking gear

    Premium-Inhalt. LAS VEGAS -- this week networking portfolio in an effort to improve the scalability and performance of the consolidation system. 

  • Motion Tracking Gloves Make Music

    Premium-Inhalt. Musicians performing at a concert pull off some pretty eccentric dance routines especially their hands. This week at TEDGlobal 2011 in Edinburgh, the Grammy-award wining showed that musicial jazzy hands can also be used to conduct music from the air thanks to motion tracking glove technology.

  • Lenovo takes third spot in global PC sales from Acer

    Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo nudged out Acer to become the world's third-largest PC maker, and is inching closer to taking the second spot from Dell, according to IDC research released on Wednesday.

  • Apple releases Aperture 3.1.3

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple on Wednesday released , the latest update to its professional-level photography software. Included in the update are general compatibility fixes and, as always, improvements in stability and performance; as such, the new version is recommended for all Aperture 3 users.

  • AOL presses Play, a social music app for IOS

    Premium-Inhalt. AOL on Tuesday released . Marketed as the for music, the app was first launched at SXSW, but was originally only available for Android phones. Now you can get it in the App Store, too.

  • Sony Previews S1, S2 Tablets; No Release Date or Pricing

    Premium-Inhalt. Sony Wednesday revealed its S1 and S2 tablets in a limited press preview. Sony also announced that the data service for the S2 tablet will be provided exclusively by AT&T in the United States.

  • Verizon's LTE Innovation Center: It's like a 4G Tomorrowland

    Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever gone to Tomorrowland, the Disney theme park that dazzles you with tantalizing glimpses of what future technology will bring? Well, that's sort of what Verizon Wireless was shooting for at its LTE Innovation Center debut exhibition this week.

  • Sony Super-Slim VAIO Z MacBook Air Challenger Available

    Premium-Inhalt. Sony's much-anticipated VAIO Z series laptops are finally available for purchase. Boasting a thinner profile than Apple's MacBook Air, and the dubious title of "world's lightest 13-inch standard voltage PC," the VAIO Z series packs some impressive hardware specs and comes at a premium price.

  • Oracle and SAP say last-minute deal unlikely

    Premium-Inhalt. The judge overseeing Oracle's corporate-theft lawsuit against SAP will now consider SAP's request for a retrial, after the companies said they are unlikely to reach a mediated settlement in their dispute.

  • APAC governments lower entry barrier for IT multinationals

    Premium-Inhalt. Asia Pacific governments are lowering their entry barriers to attract and retain IT multinational corporations (MNCs), according to a newly released report by IDC Government Insights.

  • Chinese financial firm secures mobile workforce access

    Premium-Inhalt. Mobile staff of a large financial firm in China are enjoying the convenience of working remotely through a security solution provided by Check Point Software Technologies.

  • Share Any File Instantly With Ge.tt

    Premium-Inhalt. If you share a lot of photos and documents with friends and colleagues, you probably know all too well how annoying it can be to have to upload pictures to one service and files to another. A simple little service called can relieve you of that annoyance without demanding much of your time or energy--and without dipping into your bank account.

  • Nyan Cat invades Windows 7, dances along Progress Bars

    Premium-Inhalt. The Internet loves cats. So it was no surprise to see the ever-so-trippy become an instant Web hit. Now, riding on the rainbow of its meme success, you can get a custom Nyan-inspired progress bar for your Windows 7 PC.

  • Apple iPad, Day 12: Taking Care of Business on the iPad

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  • Amazon, AT&T Announce Ad-Supported Kindle 3G for $139

    Premium-Inhalt. has added an ad-supported 3G model to its Kindle family of e-readers. The new is priced at $139 and runs over AT&T's 3G data network. It costs $50 less than the Kindle 3G model without ads. Both e-readers support Wi-Fi and 3G connections.

  • Republican spectrum plan would kill net neutrality

    Premium-Inhalt. A proposal by U.S. House of Representatives Republicans to free up spectrum for mobile broadband use would remove net neutrality rules on new spectrum auctions and would make it difficult for innovators to use unlicensed spectrum going forward, a digital rights group said Wednesday.

  • The One Big Problem With Canceling Netflix

    Premium-Inhalt. If jammed customer service lines are any indication, Netflix's price hikes are driving a lot of users to change their plans or cancel the service entirely. By some informal estimates, , nearly 41 percent of Netflix customers say they are going to jump ship.

  • Microsoft COO goes on competitor-bashing spree

    Premium-Inhalt. For his annual keynote at the Microsoft Wordwide Partner Conference, taking place this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner wasted little time challenging Microsoft's many competitors. He flouted the supposed weaknesses of Cisco, IBM, Google, Oracle and others, letting attendees know that Microsoft is gunning for these companies' business.

  • Computer skills force out need for cursive writing in schools

    Premium-Inhalt. Keyboard typing and messaging are the way of future no doubt but at the cost of cursive writing? That seems to be the trend as Indiana this week became one of a number of states that no longer require cursive to be taught, but rather require typing skills instead.

  • Privacy, contact updates added to Google+

    Premium-Inhalt. After promising earlier this week that changes to Google+ were coming, Google is making good on that vow with a privacy update and a new contacts tool.

  • "Depraved" Wi-Fi hacker gets 18 years in prison

    Premium-Inhalt. A Minnesota man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after he hacked a neighbor's Wi-Fi and then launched a vengeful two-year campaign to frame them with child pornography and threats to government officials, including Vice President Joe Biden.

  • Augmented Reality: Where's the Killer App?

    Premium-Inhalt. Weren't we supposed to be watching movies wearing by now? Full immersion, not just 3D. But the technology, it turned out, fell short of its lofty promise. Helmets delivered small, pixilated pictures. Refresh rate? Horrid. Even worse, blinking images caused headaches.

  • Empire Avenue Launches Branded Luxury Items

    Premium-Inhalt. If you've never taken a look at , you'll find it an interesting and oddly addictive site to explore if you're an active user of social media such as Facebook, Twitter and blogging sites. Converting your online activity into "social capital," you can then invest your virtual millions in the stock of other users, aiming to amass a portfolio as big as possible and top the leaderboards.

  • Record your conversations with IMCapture for Skype

    Premium-Inhalt. IMCapture released version 2.4.1 of its audio- and video-call-recording app for Skype on Tuesday. lets you record any of your Skype conversations and save them for later perusal. The app supports a host of file formats and allows you to tweak the bit rate of your recordings to strike a balance between file size and quality.

  • Mumbai uses Internet, Twitter to cope with terror blasts

    Premium-Inhalt. After three deadly blasts in the city late Wednesday, the people of Mumbai are using the Internet and social networks to help coordinate blood donations, hospitals, and even shelter for people.

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