Mit einem dicken Scheck in der Hand lässt sich ein Rausschmiss leichter ertragen: Die gefeuerte Yahoo-Chefin Carol Bartz dürfte zum Abschied um die 10 Millionen Dollar bekommen. Der Grund für die hohe Abfindung ist, dass ihr Vertrag eigentlich noch eineinhalb Jahre weitergelaufen wäre. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft says it will make it easier to deal with HTML in the planned next release of its Visual Studio IDE, dubbed vNext, but it won't say when vNext will come out.
Premium-Inhalt. There have been two major Certificate Authority (CA) attacks this year. In March, a hacker successfully penetrated one of the largest CA's on the Web--Comodo--and managed to to himself (including one for Yahoo). The took place this week when a Dutch CA, Diginotar, was compromised and a number of fake certificates were issued.
Premium-Inhalt. Since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, Apple and Adobe have been engaged in a cold war over the future of Flash on the iOS platform, a conflict that has occasionally warmed as the companies and their employees traded barbs. And so, while Friday's --which can stream content to iOS devices--could be construed as a step towards détente, it doesn't yet mark the tearing down of the wall.
Premium-Inhalt. On Thursday, HP announced 13 new printers and scanners, many of which target the small and midsize business market. This new range of printers and scanners emphasizes Web-connected printing and advanced scanning.
Premium-Inhalt. Google is directly contacting users in Iran, who may have been compromised by a rogue SSL certificate, to recommend measures to secure their accounts.
Premium-Inhalt. Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif. is reported to be investigating how a spreadsheet containing personal medical data on 20,000 patients that was being handled by one of its billing contractors ended up being publicly available for nearly one year on a homework help site for students.
Premium-Inhalt. Sure, video games sales might be in the toilet compared to last year, but how that Deus Ex: Human Revolution, right?
Premium-Inhalt. When you work in computer security, reputation is everything. Certificate authentication authority (CA) GlobalSign on Monday pending the result of an investigation into a claim by a hacker that its security had been compromised. Their swift response maintains their reputation as a leading CA and positions them as an optimal choice for anyone looking for a CA for their business.
Premium-Inhalt. So, after over the ModernWarfare3.com web address , you'd think that Activision would have an intern or someone camp out on other similar URLs, right?
Premium-Inhalt. Is there any theme that won't fit snugly into the FarmVille model? Probably not, as Zynga is reportedly about to launch their first fantasy role-playing game. If you thought the name would be "RPGVille" or "QuestVille," you're not thinking far enough inside the box -- the upcoming social game is actually titled Kingdoms & Quests.
Premium-Inhalt. Just over a year ago, GeekTech that recreated the self-lacing shoes that Marty McFly wore in Back to the Future Part 2. Around the same time, for shoes that "provide a set of straps that can be automatically opened and closed to switch between a loosened and tightened position of the upper". Now, it looks like the real thing is here in the Nike Air Mag.
Premium-Inhalt. The hackers who broke into EMC's RSA Security division last March used the same attack code to try to break into several other companies, including two U.S. national security organizations, according to data provided by the VirusTotal website.
Premium-Inhalt. Want to do business with the Department of the Treasury? Better get onboard with e-invoicing.
Premium-Inhalt. There seems to be no end to the major changes being tossed around for Ubuntu this year.
Premium-Inhalt. Sprint may sweeten its iPhone 5 deal, Android's found itself under attack by corsairs, and Apple brings more magic to its iPad. Abracadabra, alakazam! It's the remainders for Friday, September 9, 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. As finance professionals, we constantly balance creativity and complexity. I'm sure many of you have stories of multiple-spreadsheet models that link through complex formulae and activity. It's important for us to embrace complexity, and remain focused on the details of our models.
Premium-Inhalt. Besides the CEO, it is often argued, the CFO has more overlap with the various company functions than any other C-suite member. Because so many aspects of a firm's activities influence the bottom line, the finance chief often must have a degree of involvement with such disparate areas as the legal function, marketing and sales, and IT -- in addition to running finance. Beyond attending meetings, a CFO's hectic schedule is also peppered with smaller, more informal interactions with colleagues and employees.
Premium-Inhalt. Current U.S. law allows individuals to form a corporation without identifying who will own the company. "Today, it takes more information to obtain a driver's license or open a U.S. bank account than it does to form a U.S. corporation," Michigan Democratic Senator Carl Levin said in that would require each state to obtain the names of beneficial owners of corporations or limited liability companies (LLCs) formed under the state's laws.
Premium-Inhalt. Despite overall worries about how to reduce joblessness -- which President Obama will put on display tonight -- the fourth quarter looks like a strong one for finance hiring, CFOs say.
Premium-Inhalt. It is often easy enough to pick up on the verbal cues from someone about falsehoods or evasions --- whether the speaker is within our social circle, or a candidate on the hustings. But what about in a business context. Say, an earnings conference call?
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Larry Page must sit down and try to work out a settlement on Sept. 19, according to a court order filed on Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. HP Imaging and printing group (IPG) is growing market share in every single sector and is optimistic about further growth, said the group's executive vice president Vyomesh Joshi at the annual global imaging and printing conference in Shanghai on Thursday (September 8).
Premium-Inhalt. Hackers calling themselves the Script Kiddies took control of the NBC News Twitter account on Friday afternoon and used it to send out a series of hoax Twitter messages claiming there was a repeat terrorist attack on New York's Ground Zero.
Premium-Inhalt. My 9/11 experience was spent in the company of nearly 100 CIOs, stranded and cut off from most communication aboard a cruise ship that had left NY Harbor on the evening of 9/9. The occasion was a CIO conference run by a British company, set aboard a Norwegian-based cruise liner.
Premium-Inhalt. received a beefy yesterday, bringing nine new mini-games to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Now, PopCap is throwing a sale throughout their catalog.
Premium-Inhalt. The market for embedded computer systems, which already generates more than US$1 trillion in revenue annually, will double in size over the next four years, according to a report about to be released by research company IDC.
Premium-Inhalt. Can you remember the last time you checked the Nintendo Channel on your Wii? Me either. As it turns out, you can get your hands on a free demo version of for your reliable DS or fancy, futuristic 3DS. The game, which features a massive hoard of Kirbys seeking a way to return to their original, single-puffball form, won't be out until September 16th.
Premium-Inhalt. The Arabian desert is a vast, sandy wilderness spanning eight countries and occupying most of the Arabian peninsula. It's also serves as the central setting for Naughty Dog's upcoming sequel . The treasure-hunting, Indiana Jones and his archeological exploits-inspired title sees protagonist Nathan Drake and his mentor Victor Sullivan traveling around the world in search of the Iram of the Pilars -- a legendary lost city on the Arabian Peninsula, considered by some to be the "Atlantis of the Sands."
Premium-Inhalt. In case you didn't realize, the rise of laptops and tablets have put a serious dent in the sale of . And now sales are declining at a faster rate than they had been in recent years.
Premium-Inhalt. With the newest version of Media Maker, NTI pulls within shouting distance of CyberLink, , and , and their traditional multimedia suites. Now offering support for Blu-ray movie discs, NTI Media Maker 9 Ultimate HD Edition ($100 as of August 27, 2011) is arguably the easiest to use among the four media-creation packages. It still lags a bit in file format support, however, and the implementation of its features is rough in some areas.
Premium-Inhalt. NTI's Shadow is a survivor, and that's a good thing. Version 1 had some issues, and at one point NTI was literally giving it away. Fortunately the company stuck with it. NTI Shadow 5 ($40 as of August 27, 2011) works well and is actually two programs in one, offering both continuous plain and sync.
Premium-Inhalt. Former SAP subsidiary TomorrowNow will plead guilty to criminal charges of copyright infringement for downloading software from Oracle's servers.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're sick of sloppily made panoramic images, you might want to look at this for your iPhone 4. The GoPano micro, made by , attaches straight to your iPhone 4 over the existing lens; all you have to do is hit the record button in the app.
Premium-Inhalt. Thursday's massive power outage across parts of Arizona and southern California serves as another reminder of the vulnerabilities in the nation's power infrastructure.