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Meldungen vom 18.08.2011

  • HP kündigt massiven Strategiewechsel an

    PC-Sparte steht zur Disposition

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) will die britische Softwarefirma Autonomy übernehmen, sein Consumer-PC-Geschäft abgeben und die webOS-Hardware aufgeben. …mehr

  • Besucheransturm bei der Gamescom

    "Nur Geduld"

    "Nur Geduld" heißt die Devise bei der Gamescom 2011. …mehr

  • Immer mehr Nutzer lassen Facebook links liegen

    In den Kernmärkten

    Nachdem schon eine Umfrage des Marktforschungsinstituts Gartner erste Ermüdungserscheinungen bei Facebook-Nutzern festgestellt hat, bekommt das erfolgsverwöhnte Unternehmen jetzt den nächsten Dämpfer verpasst. …mehr

  • Drei Viertel aller Deutschen im Netz

    Neuer Rekord

    2011 kamen 2,7 Millionen Neueinsteiger im virtuellen Netz hinzu, damit nutzen 52 Millionen Deutsche zumindest regelmäßig das Internet. …mehr

  • Google will alle Firmen zeitgleich auf Google+ lassen

    Business-Pages

    Google arbeitet einem Pressebericht zufolge unter Hochdruck an den neuen Marken-Sites im eigenen sozialen Netzwerk.  …mehr

  • QNX und Super-Apps verleihen Blackberry Flügel

    Entwickler ist überzeugt

    Der Software-Architekt Ekkehard Gentz glaubt fest an eij Comeback von Research in Motion (RIM) in 2012. Er verweist dabei neben den robusten Smartphones und dem Push-Service auf das neue Betriebssystem QNX und die Super-Apps.  …mehr

  • Windows 8 bekommt vermutlich eigenen App Store

    À la Apple

    Nach Mac OS X wird auch das nächste Windows-System von Microsoft vermutlich einen eigenen App Store für den den direkten Kauf von Anwendungen enthalten. …mehr

  • Internet-Radio ganz einfach

    Kleine Helfer

    Mit RadioSure hören Sie im Internet Ihre Favoriten aus Tausenden von Sendern und schneiden sie einfach im MP3-Format mit. …mehr

  • Nokia stellt Symbian Anna zum Download bereit

    Software-Update für Nokia N8, E7, C7 und C6-01

    Der finnische Handy-Hersteller macht die neue Symbian-Version Anna vier Monate nach der Vorstellung auch für ältere Nokia-Smartphones verfügbar.  …mehr

  • IBM-Forscher entwickeln "kognitive" Chips

    Projekt SyNAPSE

    Forschern des Technologie-Konzerns IBM ist nach eigenen Angaben ein Durchbruch bei der Entwicklung eines "intelligenten" Chips gelungen. …mehr

  • Office-365-Ausfall in den USA

    "Netzproblem"

    Kunden von Microsofts Mietsoftware "Office 365" in den USA konnten gestern teilweise nicht auf den Service zugreifen.  …mehr

  • UML-Sequenzdiagramme online erstellen

    Kleine Helfer

    Unter "websequencediagrams.com" lassen sich UML-Sequenzdiagramme im Nu erstellen und als PDF exportieren.  …mehr

  • Instapaper sammelt Lieblingsartikel im Web

    Kleine Helfer

    Mit dem kostenlosen Web-Dienst "Instapaper" können Sie interessante Online-Berichte zentral ablegen, um sie später bequem zu lesen - auch unterwegs und ohne Internetverbindung. …mehr

  • Skype Wifi kommt auf iPhone und iPad

    Zugang zu Hotspots weltweit

    Mit der neuen App "Skype Wifi" können nun auch Besitzer eines iOS-Geräts (iPhone, iPod Touch oder iPad) auf über eine Million WLAN-Hotspots weltweit zugreifen.  …mehr

  • Keine Rundfunkgebühr für Freiberufler-PCs

    Bundesverwaltungsgericht

    Freiberufler müssen für Internet-fähige PCs im Arbeitszimmer keine extra Rundfunkgebühr zahlen, wenn in der übrigen Wohnung bereits angemeldete Radio- oder Fernsehgeräte stehen.  …mehr

  • DB Systel ordnet Services neu

    IT-Services

    In einer europaweiten Ausschreibung hat der internene IT-Dienstleister der Deutschen Bahn insgesamt 23 Servicepakete neu vergeben. Rahmenverträge zogen CSC und Logica an Land. …mehr

  • 25 Jahre Zelda

    Held mit Kultstatus

    Sie ist eine der populärsten Konsolenspiele-Reihen überhaupt: Zelda. …mehr

  • Karriereratgeber 2011 - Dr. Gerhard Humbert, HSC

    Jobperspektiven in der IT

    Fragen rund um die IT-Karriere beantwortet Gerhard Humbert von HSC Personalmanagement. Der IT- und Personalexperte betreut vom 18. bis 31. August das Online-Karriereforum der COMPUTERWOCHE.  …mehr

  • Kabel Deutschland mit Gewinn - Prognose bekräftigt

    Aktie unter Druck

    Deutschlands größter Kabelnetzbetreiber Kabel Deutschland hat erstmals seit dem dritten Quartal 2009/10 wieder einen Gewinn erwirtschaftet. …mehr

  • Morgan Spurlocks neue Doku nur online zu sehen

    Bei Hulu

    Dokumentarfilmer Morgan Spurlock wird sein neues Projekt nur als Web-Serie im Internet zeigen - und das vorerst kostenlos. …mehr

  • Die besten Mindmapping-Tools im Web

    Teamwork online

    Mindmapping-Tools bringen Ordnung ins kreative Chaos. Wir haben die besten für Sie gesammelt. …mehr

  • 10 Schritte zur RZ-Konsolidierung

    Ratgeber Data Center

    Projekte zur RZ-Konsolidierung brauchen eine gute Planung. Lesen Sie, welche Schritte sich in der Praxis bewährt haben. …mehr

  • Jobwechsel, nein danke!

    Trotz Fachkräftemangel

    Die meisten festangestellten IT-Profis juckt es wenig, dass die Nachfrage nach Computerfachleuten derzeit groß ist. Nur wenige würden den Job wechseln - wenn das Angebot stimmt.  …mehr

  • Seagate Constellation 2 1TB ST91000640NS im Test

    2,5-Zoll-Festplatte

    Die Seagate Constellation 2 1TB war die bisher schnellste 2,5-Zoll-Festplatte im Test. Zudem arbeitet das für den Dauerbetrieb geeignete Laufwerk flüsterleise.  …mehr

  • Kompakte Fernseher im Vergleichstest

    Hardware im Test

    Kleine Fernseher sind praktisch als Zweitgerät im Schlafzimmer oder TV-tauglicher Monitor im Heimbüro. Ob die Flachbildfernseher auch gut sind, ermittelte das Testlabor.  …mehr

  • Victoria Nostalgic Internet Radio

    Gadget des Tages

    Der Name ist beim Victoria Nostalgic Internet Radio von Grace Digital Programm. …mehr

  • Vom ERP zum Lebens-Management

    Die neue Kundenorientierung

    Bis zum Überdruss wird in der IT die Kundenorientierung gepredigt. Aber oft steht nicht der Mensch im Mittelpunkt, sondern bloß seine Rolle in den Unternehmensprozessen. Das muss sich ändern.  …mehr

  • Vorsicht bei km-Angaben in der Steuererklärung

    Finanzamt prüft nicht immer genau

    Macht ein Angestellte unrichtige Angaben zu den Entfernungskilometern, kann dies als Steuerhinterziehung gewertet werden.  …mehr

  • SAP-Strategie erntet Kritik

    Roadmap für Business ByDesign

    SAP hat die Roadmap für die SaaS-ERP-Software vorgestellt. Marktbeobachter kritisieren die schleppende Weiterentwicklung.  …mehr

  • IBM brings brain power to experimental chips

    Premium-Inhalt. IBM has created prototype chips that could mimic brain-like functionality, which the company said is an "unprecedented" step forward in creating intelligent computers that collect, process and understand data quickly.

  • A Strict New ERISA Lesson

    Premium-Inhalt. In May, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Cigna v. Amara, a case focused on a technical area of the Employee Retirement Insurance Security Act. It's a judgment that plan participants and plan sponsors alike may find some areas to support, and other areas they aren't so crazy about.

  • Services demand lifts SMS Management & Technology results

    Premium-Inhalt. IT management and services company SMS Management (ASX:SMX) has reported strong revenue and earnings growth for the full year to 30 June 2011.

  • Christchurch City Council assesses its quake response

    Premium-Inhalt. Natural disasters usually bring out the best in people. For the ICT department at the Christchurch City Council, the September and February earthquakes brought about a new way of working that has "changed our way of thinking", according to information manager Gavin Till.

  • The proof is in the programming

    Premium-Inhalt. In my previous column, I discussed the advantages of . Good programmers are 10 times more productive than poor programmers and therefore it is much more important to hire a good programmer than one who happens to have exactly the knowledge required for the position. That is all well and good, but how can you tell if someone is a good programmer?

  • Hong Kong's leading CIOs of 2011

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  • Gamescom:Grasshopper Manufacture Has a New Downloadable Game

    Premium-Inhalt. As seen in the , Grasshopper Manufacture has officially (and rather silently) announced a brand new title at Gamescom: Black Knight Sword, a retro-inspired side-scrolling action-adventure game with a papercraft style that calls to mind the 2D segments from Shadows of the Damned.

  • NFL Sunday Tickets Comes to PS3...for $340

    Premium-Inhalt. The start of the football season is still weeks away, but PS3 owners may have already secured the best seats in town. Sony announced Wednesday that thanks to a partnership with DirecTV, owners will be able to subscribe to NFL Sunday Ticket, the popular service that allows fans to watch out-of-market games.

  • Formal fight for Canadian chipmaker begins

    Premium-Inhalt. A frustrated U.S. company says it has been forced to make an official -- and hostile -- takeover bid for Ottawa's Zarlink Semiconductor Inc.

  • AT&T Kills Low-Tier Text Messaging Plan

    Premium-Inhalt. AT&T has confirmed that it's killing off a text messaging fee plan that allows up to 1000 messages per month, nudging customers to an unlimited plan or fees for every message.

  • AT&T microsites show local network upgrades

    Premium-Inhalt. AT&T has begun launching localized websites where residents can find out about nearby network improvements -- and get the carrier's pitch for its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

  • Remains of the Day: Is it a small world, after all?

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's looking to make a new friend in China, someone decides to sue Cupertino over something that's the iPhone, and Yahoo attempts to prove an old adage. The remainders for Thursday, August 18, 2011 will take you around the world in 80 seconds (or however long it takes you to read this).

  • HP's webOS crashes under Apple, Android pressure

    Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard's announcement on Thursday to stop making tablets and smartphones based on webOS surprised many analysts, who said the company buckled under the pressure of Apple's momentum and growing support for Android.

  • Firefox Numbering Debate Is a Tempest in a Teapot

    Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla generated a virtual storm of controversy with the introduction of its new, Chrome-like for Firefox earlier this year, and now it seems to be stirring up a fresh hornet's nest with practically every move it makes.

  • EA Limiting Copies for Star Wars: The Old Republic Launch

    Premium-Inhalt. According to , "EA says it would rather make sure the experience is quality for the first gamers to get in than to sell as many copies as possible but ensure a subpar experience for everyone."

  • Corsair reveals new 90GB SATA-3 SSDs

    Premium-Inhalt. On Thursday revealed two new 90GB solid-state drives (SSDs). Both drives have a SATA-3 6Gbps interface.

  • HP's PC Business Spin-Off Could Benefit Consumers

    Premium-Inhalt. HP just announced that it will devices (phones and TouchPad), and may spin off the rest of its PSG (Personal Systems Group) into a separate company. Or sell it some to other company. Or...well, it seems that HP doesn't really have a firm idea of what to do with the PSG--the division responsible for desktop and laptop PCs--except that it doesn't want to keep it around anymore.

  • Grand Theft Auto hijacks its way onto Mac App Store

    Premium-Inhalt. Now it's even easier for Mac users to jack cars and commit crimes in Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto III. On Thursday, the company made the game available on the Mac App Store, nearly a year after the Grand Theft Auto trilogy on the Mac.

  • HP lowers financial guidance with webOS shutdown

    Premium-Inhalt. After pulling the plug on its webOS phones and tablet computers Thursday, Hewlett-Packard said it expected to be less profitable than expected during its current fiscal quarter, which ends Oct. 31.

  • Automation boosts market volatility, analysts say

    Premium-Inhalt. Over the past month, stock market indices have looked like a lot like a Six Flags roller coaster, with 500 point swings either way -- often on a daily basis.

  • Masters of the Broken World Combines Aspects of Other Games

    Premium-Inhalt. The world is broken. Literally -- it's in bits. As a god-like figure, it's your job in Masters of the Broken World to reassemble a world in your own image by capturing these shards of planet. Unfortunately, you're not alone -- 15 other wannabe deities are also indulging in the same pastime.

  • Gamescom: The Witcher 2 2.0 Out September 29

    Premium-Inhalt. The talented team at CD Projekt Red hasn't been resting on its laurels and counting its money following the release of the really rather good The Witcher 2. No; they've continued post-release support with a variety of free DLC, patches that improved the most-criticized issues, and active engagement with the community.

  • Gamescom: Dragon + Jetpack + Turn Based Strategy = Awesome

    Premium-Inhalt. Belgian developer Larian Studios very recently, and the team invited me to take a look today at Gamescom.

  • Asura's Wrath Appears To Have Been Dreamed Up By Angry Child

    Premium-Inhalt. is... striking, to say the least. You come away from an encounter with it feeling somewhat dazed, bewildered and confused. The answer to the question of "what just happened?" blurs into a strange mist of over the top animé style combat, shouting (lots of shouting), giant boobs and some of the bizarrest cutscenes you're ever likely to see.

  • Microsoft: There May Be 'Overlap' Between Xbox 720, Xbox 360

    Premium-Inhalt. With the Xbox 360 dovetailing in Japan and Microsoft ending the run on their glossy new Xbox 360 model, how much life does the current console really have left?

  • From Dust Violates DRM Agreement, Users Demand Refunds

    Premium-Inhalt. Although Ubisoft previously said that DRM protection for their recently released "god game" would only require an Internet connection for one-time activation on PC, it turns out that you need to be online for every start up session. As result of outrage from PC users, Steam is reportedly offering a full refund for everyone who bought a copy of the game. Ubisoft has since acknowledged the "confusion" around the DRM terms, clarifying that users do not need to maintain an Internet signal during play.

  • Gamescom: Sherlock Holmes Offers 15-20 Hours of Adventuring

    Premium-Inhalt. Focus Home Interactive's Sherlock Holmes series has been around for about 10 years now, but has previously been a largely PC-based franchise. 2009 saw the release of Sherlock Holmes vs Jack the Ripper on Xbox 360 as well as PC, but few specific considerations had been made for consoles.

  • Gamescom: TERA's Villains, Story Help Create a Complete Game

    Premium-Inhalt. The aim for action MMO TERA is, in publisher En Masse Entertainment's words, for it to release as a "complete game" -- that is, to allow players to level from 1 to 58 and then enjoy a ton of endgame content without needing to wait for patches or purchasing expansions. The game's overarching story is a key part of this plan, as the narrative will build to a suitably epic conclusion -- but presumably be left open for future expansions.

  • HP to acquire info management software firm Autonomy

    Premium-Inhalt. After half a day of frenzied speculation from the IT industry, Hewlett-Packard has confirmed that it is acquiring information management software vendor Autonomy, for US$42.11 per share, or about $10.3 billion.

  • HP bails out on the PC

    Premium-Inhalt. The acknowledgement yesterday by Hewlett-Packard (HP), the world's largest PC maker, that it is considering spinning off its massive PC manufacturing business means "they see the writing on the wall," as one analyst put it.

  • Be prepared: Physical security is migrating to your (IT) domain

    Premium-Inhalt. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

  • HP kills webOS devices, confirms Autonomy bid, PC spinoff

    Premium-Inhalt. HP confirmed a pair of rumors (selling off its PC division, ) and disclosed more unexpected news (halting its webOS business) in the hours before its third-quarter earnings call with analysts.

  • Modder Roots Six-Foot-Tall Nexus S, Impresses Geeks

    Premium-Inhalt. Those supersized versions of cellphone models you find in shops are pretty good at swaying people to buy a particular brand--who wouldn't stop to play on an oversized Android phone? But one Best Buy shopper decided that just using the demo phones as intended was a little dull, so instead he .

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