Premium-Inhalt. Developers and enterprise IT shops will soon have another option for PaaS (platform as a service) in the form of CloudSwing, an upcoming offering from OpenLogic that builds on its core business of providing technical support for open-source software.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel on Wednesday said it would invest US$300 million in companies that develop new technologies for Ultrabooks, a class of thin and light laptops promoted as an alternative to tablet PCs.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless will introduce a new version of its VCast Apps store to developers at its Verizon Developer Conference in September, improving the experience for both app creators and consumers, an executive said Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. In pressure-filled situations there are those who "choke," and there are those who rise to the challenge at critical moments. The link between one's ability to perform when stakes are high, and one's overall career success, is compelling, according to new research from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
Premium-Inhalt. A survey of U.S. finance executives by CFO services provider Tatum was suggesting a slight upturn in corporate-finance conditions in the days before the nation's debt ceiling was raised, and before the Standard & Poor's downgrade of the U.S. threw the markets into turmoil.
Premium-Inhalt. Demand for permanent IT staff was strong during the second quarter of the year, from April to June, and continues to be high into the third quarter, says Tom Derbyshire, manager of recruitment firm Robert Walters' IT division in Auckland.
Premium-Inhalt. Companies in Hong Kong might want to consider opportunities offered by mobile apps marketing, given 54 percent of brand-related mobile apps users are willing to buy through apps downloaded onto their smartphones, said local researchers Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Is Apple concocting an iPhone & iCloud sandwich? Rumors say "delicious." Meanwhile, Apple Stores across the UK are clearing out their show floors as a precaution, and Nintendo's investors are asking the company why it can't be more friendly with that nice Apple boy down the street. The remainders for Thursday, August 11, 2011, are all over the place.
Premium-Inhalt. After all the controversy that followed the release of it's hard not to anticipate with at least some anxiety the upcoming debut of version 11.10, also known as "Oneiric Ocelot."
Premium-Inhalt. GPS vendors have not complied with a 2008 Department of Defense recommendation that called for much better filtering of signals from adjacent spectrum bands, mobile startup LightSquared told the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. It looks like retailers really want to get some units off the shelves. In a recent e-mail sent to GamePro, Target now says that they're hosting their own trade-in deal. However, you only have two days to cash in.
Premium-Inhalt. One of my great joys as a technology writer is learning the pain points that financial and technology teams are suffering and then watching them plot out solutions. When ., the technology struggles were front and center.
Premium-Inhalt. New Zealanders lost more than $750,000 over the past year from "online incidents" according to reports to NetSafe's Orb website. "
Premium-Inhalt. Even as optimism about the U.S. economy was falling last month, an-email survey of CFOs in the U.S. showed that they were forecasting sharp rises in net earnings and capital spending over the next year at their own companies. And most of the executives questioned also were anticipating hiring in the next six months.
Premium-Inhalt. The HKEx online news service was attacked again Thursday after , said the HKEx.
Premium-Inhalt. As Gamescom 2011 approaches, any news about is being targeted with much scrutiny. After all, Sony has been tight-lipped about pricing on content for the PSV, games especially. However, what's currently making the rounds is the speculation that PS Vita games will cost about $80 -- but is that really the case?
Premium-Inhalt. If you didn't feel the need to race out to or to take advantage of the early "Get the for $170 and Still Get the Ambassador Goodies" deal, then GameStop has an even lower selling price for you to consider -- starting tomorrow.
Premium-Inhalt. is an iPhone app from that acts as a repository for those missives you send frequently and hate typing over and over again.
Premium-Inhalt. is another entry in the category of "Push a button, get a number, tell your friends" benchmarking applications (See also and ). Produced by Reviversoft, this free software seems to mostly be a way to encourage people to purchase the company's Registry Reviver registry cleaner software, as the only really actionable system problem reports is Windows registry issues.
Premium-Inhalt. Amidst this year's sea of tablets, I've seen only a smattering of 7-inch models released since Samsung first broke the ice with its last fall. Now, with the expected announcements of two more 7-inch models coming soon--this time from major manufacturers Acer and HP--that smattering of small tablets becomes a bonafide stream.
Premium-Inhalt. Google's new social network, Google+, took a big step forward Thursday by adding games to its site.
Premium-Inhalt. Epicor is being sued by one of its customers over an ERP (enterprise resource planning) project that allegedly racked up five times its expected implementation costs, in the latest dispute of this type to become public.
Premium-Inhalt. A "minor" college class project intended to demonstrate how first-time users fared in doing basic tasks on different has triggered an Internet wave of mockery, condemnation and invective. In a 10-minute video, the 4 and the Samsung Focus running Phone 7 are rated superior to the -based HTC Thunderbolt and a RIM BlackBerry Storm.
Premium-Inhalt. Are we living in a "" world? Steve Jobs thinks so, and as a "post-PC" device. Now an IBM executive has added fuel to the fire--its Chief Technology Officer for the Middle East and Africa region, Mark Dean, says the company did the right think in getting out of the PC business.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell has announced the ultrathin Vostro V131 laptop, which will come an optional LTE card for 4G mobile broadband connectivity.
Premium-Inhalt. At one time webcomic rivals, Penny Arcade's Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik are now teaming up with PvP's Scott Kurtz in their new webcomic, The Trenches.
Premium-Inhalt. A proposal to overhaul U.S. subsidies and shift money to broadband deployment needs backing from lawmakers, supporters said in a letter to congressional leaders Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Your iPhone, iPad or other future iOS devices may be able to work together to create a shared virtual workspace displayed on a wall, door, or any other flat surface.
Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to cutting up cake, it can be quite the game of risk--some slices might be too big, you may not have enough to go around, or worse, you'll end up with kids fighting if the slices are not equal. Fortunately, LEGO is here to save the day!
Premium-Inhalt. Winamp for Android is an excellent music management app for users looking to do a bit more with their music. Two features that especially stand out are the built-in Shoutcast radio and the simple-yet-full-featured interface.
Premium-Inhalt. The FCC has released a five-step plan  that will bring us closer to adding modern capabilities to the United States' aging 911 emergency systems. The update, code-named Next Gen 911 (NG911) and will accept SOS signals in the form of text and picture messages, as well as streaming video, with location data captured by a mobile phone's GPS.
Premium-Inhalt. Groupon revised its initial filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and filed new papers Wednesday that show a different financial situation for the Internet phenom.
Premium-Inhalt. Not long ago a neighbor came to me with a malware-infested laptop. Some particularly nasty trojan had made its way onto the system (despite the presence of a certain big-name security suite, cough, ahem), rendering it more or less inoperable. The Start menu wouldn't work, programs wouldn't run, and I couldn't even get Task Manager to appear.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell on Thursday rolled out two new laptops for its Inspiron and Vostro lineups with prices that start at less than $600. The company says the new PCs are designed for users who want "ultramobile" and "ultrathin" laptops.
Premium-Inhalt. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange suspended trading in several shares on Wednesday following a glitch in its online news service that might be caused by hacking, said the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) chief executive Charles Li.
Premium-Inhalt. The IT security market in the Asia Pacific region except Japan (APEJ) was busy last year with security experts stepping up their efforts in a race against attackers that do not go on holidays.
Premium-Inhalt. Nintendo's Amabassador program is a pretty nice deal for current 3DS owners. On September 1, they'll be able to download 10 NES Virtual Console games to their system including:
Premium-Inhalt. OnLive will be rolling out its UK service next month; and in the process, they'll be giving out thousands of free game systems.
Premium-Inhalt. In , allegedly from the hacker group Anonymous (the group made infamous in gaming circles for the involvement in ), a group reveals their plans to take down Facebook on November 5.
Premium-Inhalt. Because, honestly, how many copies of is too many copies? Our Supreme Overlords of Capitalism over at Amazon.com are currently discounting a few quality Square Enix titles for the Nintendo DS: (originally $19.99) is going for $14.99; (also $19.99) is now $14.99; (once $34.99) is being offered for $19.99; and (again, $19.99) is being sold for $14.99.
Premium-Inhalt. As reported by , Target has "," one might say (nobody would say that) and is already offering the handheld device at its reduced price of $169.99, a whole two days . Crazy times we live in! First that whole debt ceiling thing, and now this.