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  • Twitter feiert fünften Geburtstag

    Wir gratulieren

    Die Texthäppchen sind für Millionen von Nutzern nicht mehr wegzudenken, sie bewegen Börsenkurse und jagen Diktatoren Angst ein. …mehr

  • Massiver Hacker-Angriff auf das Pentagon

    Sensible Daten gestohlen

    Ausländische Hacker haben große Mengen sensibler Daten des US-Verteidigungsministeriums gestohlen. …mehr

  • Unternehmen fangen klein an

    Virtualisierung und Cloud Computing

    Virtualisierung und Cloud Computing ist in den Unternehmen ein Zukunftsthema, hat Symantec in einer Studie herausgefunden. Die Firmen nähern sich dem Thema aber eher in kleinen Schritten. …mehr

  • Widerspruchsfrist gegen Streetside beginnt am 1. August

    Microsoft

    Microsoft ermöglicht den Vorab-Widerspruch gegen Sichtbarkeit der eigenen Häuserfront im Bilderdienst Bing Maps Streetside befristet auf den Zeitraum zwischen dem 1. August und dem 30. September 2011.  …mehr

  • Bis zu 200 Megabit pro Sekunde

    Telekoms Fibre to the Home

    Die Deutsche Telekom hat ihr Glasfaser-Netz in Hennigsdorf fertig gestellt. Die Haushalte der Ausbaugebiete können ab sofort mit Glasfaseranschlüssen bis in die Wohnungen hinein versorgt werden. …mehr

  • Bahn will bundesweit elektronisches Ticketsystem einführen

    "Touch & Travel"

    Die Deutsche Bahn will zum 1. November dieses Jahres an allen Fernverkehrsbahnhöfen das elektronische Ticketsystem "Touch & Travel" einführen. …mehr

  • "Social Mobility Network" flinc geht an den Start

    Mitfahrersuche auf einen Klick

    Sprit wird immer teurer - trotzdem sitzen viele Fahrer allein im Auto.  …mehr

  • Die dunkle Seite der Server-Virtualisierung

    2 Netzwerk-Probleme

    Zwar sinkt durch Server-Virtualisierung die Anzahl der physischen Server, nehmen Kühlungs- und Energiekosten ab und steigt die Flexibilität im Umgang mit den Applikationen. Doch die Verwaltung des Netzwerks wird komplizierter.  …mehr

  • Sony Ericsson von Erdbeben in Japan stark belastet

    Rote Zahlen

    Der japanisch-schwedische Handybauer Sony Ericsson ist wegen der Folgen des schweren Erdbebens in Japan im März im zweiten Quartal tief in die roten Zahlen gerutscht. …mehr

  • Google toppt im Q2 lässig die Erwartungen

    10 Millionen bei Google+

    Der Internetkonzern Google schwimmt dank eines guten Werbegeschäfts im Geld. …mehr

  • 10 BI-Trends für 2011

    Google soll eigenes BI-Angebot starten

    Die Wolke war gestern - zumindest der Hype 2010. Jetzt ruft das Analysten-Haus EMA die Ära der mobilen BI aus. Mit Tablet, iPhone und anderen smarten Dingern.  …mehr

  • Riverbed treibt Netzanalyse voran

    Mit Cace und Wireshark

    Mit der Übernahme von Cace wagt Riverbed den Spagat: Neben den kommerziellen Produkten rund um Wireshark wird der WAN-Optimierer Hauptsponsor des führenden Open-Source-Tools zur Netzwerkanalyse. …mehr

  • Dell Inspiron 15R im Test

    Notebook

    Das Dell Inspiron 15R bietet einen aktuellen Sandy-Bridge-Prozessor, überzeugte im Test aber vor allem durch seine Software.  …mehr

  • Mac mit dem iPhone fernsteuern

    iPhone-Tipp

    Zum Fernsteuern eines Macs eignen sich nicht nur andere Macs, sondern auch iPhones und vor allem iPads mit ihrem großzügigen Bildschirm. So lässt sich der Server prima vom Sofa aus überwachen  …mehr

  • Beim nächsten iPhone bleibt alles anders

    Kaffeesatzlesen zum neuen Apple-Handy

    Rein technisch ist das Apple iPhone dem Gros der Smartphone-Konkurrenz unterlegen. Doch für die Anhänger der Jobs-Company zählen andere Werte. Daran wird sich auch mit iPhone 5/iPhone 4S kaum etwas ändern. …mehr

  • Wer hat den besten IT-Arbeitsplatz?

    Attraktive IT-Arbeitgeber

    Das unabhängige Münchner Benchmark-Institut BQI und die COMPUTERWOCHE suchen unter der Schirmherrschaft der EU-Vizepräsidentin Neelie Kroes den besten europäischen IT-Arbeitsplatz.  …mehr

  • 10 smarte Apps für BlackBerry-Smartphones

    Produktiver mit dem BlackBerry

    Mit BlackBerrys kann man noch viel mehr anstellen, als nur E-Mails zu schreiben. Dank zusätzlicher Apps kann man sein Smartphone um zahlreiche Funktionen erweitern. Wir zeigen Ihnen, welche Apps aus der AppWorld Sie sich nicht entgehen lassen dürfen.  …mehr

  • Die beliebtesten Emoticons

    Mehr als Smiley

    Den Smiley gibt es seit 1964, Emoticons im ASCII-Zeichensatz seit 1981. Mit Foren und Chaträumen entstand eine ganze Palette von gefühlsbeladenen Zeichenfolgen.  …mehr

  • Mobile changing the way enterprises buy technology

    Premium-Inhalt. Mobile devices and applications are streaming into enterprises, changing the way IT departments buy technology and relate to other employees, three vendor executives said this week at the MobileBeat conference in San Francisco.

  • Should Microsoft Dump the Name 'Windows'?

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft outlined visions of a unified ecosystem for PCs, phones, tablets, TVs and Xbox at the Worldwide Partner Conference on Tuesday and according to , it may in favor of something fresh.

  • A Rising Need for Fiduciary Insurance

    Premium-Inhalt. If your firm offers any sort of employee benefit plan --- say a 401(k) or health insurance plan --- you need to consider whether you're a candidate for fiduciary liability insurance. These policies protect against claims alleging improper investments, improper disclosures about the plan, or improper choice of outside service providers, among other actions.

  • IDC: APac enterprise apps market to hit US$8.7 bln by 2015

    Premium-Inhalt. The enterprise applications software market in Asia Pacific grew 13.4 percent year-on-year in the second half of 2010, said Wednesday when unveiling its latest Asia/Pacific Semiannual Enterprise Applications Tracker.

  • Fujitsu helps complete population census in China

    Premium-Inhalt. Fujitsu has successfully contributed to the completion of the sixth nationwide population census in China.

  • Ex-Pixar Designer's Book Blends Games, Books, and Film

    Premium-Inhalt. Author 's many accomplishments include crafting covers for The New Yorker; designing characters for Pixar, Disney, and Dreamworks; and now, working with , he's created a children's story that's far more than just a book.

  • Aussies less informed about mobile caps than those in UK, US

    Premium-Inhalt. The complexity of mobile phone cap plans is making Australian consumers less informed than their UK and US counterparts when it comes to per minute pricing information, a new study has revealed.

  • Critics: U.S. cybersecurity plan has holes, few new items

    Premium-Inhalt. The new on Thursday covers a collection of topics that have been discussed for years and leaves a number of important unanswered questions, critics said.

  • Remains of the Day: Thunderstruck

    Premium-Inhalt. Has Apple found its new processor soul mate? Is your iPad passcode opening you up to prying eyes? Does Paul Allen's patent suit stand a chance? Is Apple planning on Thunderbolting one of its main peripherals? Will the remainders for Friday, July 15, 2011 answer even of these questions?

  • Fees, Fees, Fees: An Air-Travel Nightmare

    Premium-Inhalt. A recent European vacation got me thinking about what could be a nightmare of expense reporting, connected to the plethora of fees that are collected on air travel these days.

  • Dodd-Frank: Who'll Pay for New Regs?

    Premium-Inhalt. Thomas P. Gibbons, vice chairman and CFO of BNY Mellon, says he understands the need for regulators to get the 243 rules, to be written under the Dodd-Frank Act, right the first time around. But he is also hoping that these regulators get moving.

  • Greener, cheaper Cloud not far away

    Premium-Inhalt. Uncertainty over the electricity-based costs associated with Cloud computing could be a thing of the past thanks to breakthrough research from Swinburne University.

  • Google building Postini features into Apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has started to move e-mail security features from its Postini service into Google Apps, so that IT administrators who use both products don't have to toggle back and forth.

  • SMIC CEO resigns after being voted off board

    Premium-Inhalt. Chinese chip maker Semiconductor Manufacturing International said Friday that its CEO, David Wang, has resigned from the company, a few weeks after being booted from its board of directors in a shareholder vote.

  • iPad App Reads Passwords, Exposes Flaws in Protection

    Premium-Inhalt. When typing in your sensitive information into a website, you know that pretty much every site always mask passwords. One reason for this is to stop people from snooping over your shoulder and stealing your logins. However, a security researcher of seeing past password masks.

  • Important facts about vSphere 5's new pricing model

    Premium-Inhalt. The newly announced VMware vSphere 5 has a new "pooled" pricing model that charges customers based on the virtual memory configured in a virtual server. The model does away with limitations on the amount of RAM and number of cores, and it is the only way to buy the new vSphere version.

  • Apple iOS 4.3.4 patches PDF hole exploited by jailbreakers

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple Friday issued a software security update designed to fix a Safari PDF rendering system vulnerability exploited by jailbreakers and that could have been used by hackers to infect Apple’s mobile devices, including iPhone 4 and iPad 2.

  • Developers Favoring iOS Over Android, Study Shows

    Premium-Inhalt. The introductions of the Verizon iPhone and the iPad 2 have stalled Android's development growth, according to from Flurry Analytics research firm. Android development grew steadily in 2010, but the platform's share of new project starts has fallen in the first two quarters of this year.

  • Intel investigates possible bug in SSD 320 drives

    Premium-Inhalt. Intel is investigating a potential bug that may be causing SSD 320 solid-state drives to fail. The company is offering replacement drives to affected customers until the issue is resolved, a customer service representative said.

  • Woops! Microsoft leaks social net image

    Premium-Inhalt. The social networking world may be getting even more interesting.

  • LG Optimus Pro and Optimus Net Target Social Networkers

    Premium-Inhalt. Not ready to commit to a high-powered Android smartphone? Keep an eye on LG's Optimus Pro and Optimus Net, which strive to be a bit simpler-and hopefully less expensive.

  • Report: Android losing developers to iOS

    Premium-Inhalt. Marking a shift in the mobile computing space, Google's platform has begun losing developers to Apple's according to data released this week by mobile application analytics provider Flurry, which tracks developer support across various platforms.

  • Accenture MD wins top women in tech award

    Premium-Inhalt. The Computerworld UK story, "Accenture MD wins top women in tech award," posted July 7, incorrectly stated that Liz Sandbaek is the first female member of the company's leadership team. She is the first female member of the company's technology leadership team.

  • Wall Street Beat: Google stirs market optimism

    Premium-Inhalt. Google's surprisingly strong earnings helped spark renewed confidence in the tech sector in advance of a raft of vendor earnings announcements next week, as shares of bellwether IT companies led markets upward Friday.

  • Samsung Series 3: Impressive Performance

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung is on a roll with its new "Series X" line of laptops. The is a high-price, high-style ultraportable that provides real competition for the Macbook Air. The was the first Google Chromebook to go on sale, and while we're not fans of Chrome OS and don't recommend it, it's a nice piece of hardware and an aggressive release by Samsung. Now, the Series 3 rounds out the line with a nice everyday laptop for everyone. It's highly portable, performs well, and the price is right at just $750.

  • Can Spotify Unseat Pandora in US as Top Music Service?

    Premium-Inhalt. Watch your back Pandora, here comes Spotify.

  • Do We Value Convenience Over Security?

    Premium-Inhalt. Many users continue to make unsafe transactions over the web--even if they're aware of the danger of such transactions, a new survey from suggests.

  • What Google+ Business Profiles Really Need

    Premium-Inhalt. Google says it will launch a select group of business profiles for its new social network sometime next week. Until 9pm ET Friday, you can still apply for the closed, coveted . (The original ," as Google+ project developer Christian Oestlien explained.)

  • South Sudan gets 211 as international dialing code

    Premium-Inhalt. The International Telecommunication Union has assigned 211 as South Sudan's international dialing code.

  • What is Cloud.com worth?

    Premium-Inhalt. Citrix Systems this week , a 70-employee start-up that makes cloud infrastructure software. At the same time, it acquired what may be one of today's most desirable tech domain names, cloud.com.

  • Imagine: Massively scalable multi-core security

    Premium-Inhalt. Desktops and servers are being transformed by and multi-core CPUs, but that effect is a bit harder to see in . Multi-core CPUs especially hold the possibility of completely transforming how and where we do security. One of the effects is to shift more of the security functions into the network. Another may be to radically change the software architecture within and across security appliances.

  • As Twitter turns 5, it delivers 350B 'tweets' per day

    Premium-Inhalt. Twitter launched its microblogging service five years ago today and the company is marking the occasion by doling out some impressive usage stats.

  • Critics oppose Republican spectrum plan

    Premium-Inhalt. A Republican proposal to auction more wireless spectrum to mobile carriers would leave U.S. police and fire departments "worse off" than they are today, instead of creating the new nationwide public safety mobile-broadband network anticipated for a decade, one police chief said Friday.

  • iOS 4.3.4 Is Out; Fixes JailbreakMe 3.0 Exploit

    Premium-Inhalt. Fire up iTunes and grab the latest iOS update--unless you jailbroke your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, that is. Apple released the iOS 4.3.4 update, which fixes a lovely PDF rendering bug that could allow someone with nefarious intents to take control of your iPhone. This particular flaw is also what , which finally brought a jailbreak to the iPad 2.

  • Geo Walk for iPhone and iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. Back in the pre-Internet days, kids who loved to learn found particular joy in the --a blue-spined collection of volumes, filled with information about just about everything, that could be found in most school libraries across the land. should hold similar appeal to the newest generation of precocious, iPhone-savvy students.

  • Showdown: ASUS Eee Pad Transformer vs Toshiba Tablet (AT100)

    Premium-Inhalt. Two of the latest Android "Honeycomb" tablets to hit the Australian market are the and the unimaginatively named (otherwise known as the AT100 in Australia, and the Toshiba Thrive in other markets). Both tablets attempt to add some variety to the market -- the Eee Pad Transformer is bundled with an optional keyboard dock that adds extra functionality, and the Toshiba Tablet boasts a full sized HDMI port, a full sized SD card slot, and a removable battery.

  • Wearable Lab Coat TV Packs Thousands of LEDs

    Premium-Inhalt. It's like a TV. but you can wear it. David Forbes made this contraption by gluing thousands of LEDs to a lab coat making it a wearable wrap-around display.

  • Study: Women Like Games More than Sex

    Premium-Inhalt. A survey of 2,052 people was commissioned by Doritos in advance of the launch of its new Doritos Dip Desperado Facebook game, and it discovered some interesting facts about the game-playing habits of men and women.

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