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  • Wie Neckermann.de Kreditrisiken managt

    Scorecards

    Mit Hilfe eines Predictive-Analysis-Werkzeugs will Neckemann.de auch Neukunden den Ratenkauf ermöglichen.  …mehr

  • Größter deutscher Apple-Store eröffnet in Hamburg

    Auf dem Jungfernstieg

    Apple eröffnet am kommenden Sonnabend am Hamburger Jungfernstieg seinen bislang größten Store in Deutschland. Das teilte das Unternehmen am Montag mit.  …mehr

  • Google arbeitet an Nachfolger zu Ice Cream Sandwich

    Android Jelly Bean

    Während Ice Cream Sandwich noch auf seine Veröffentlichung wartet, werden nun bereits erste Gerüchte um die Nachfolge-Version laut. Sie soll Jelly Bean heißen.  …mehr

  • Samsung Galaxy S2 schlägt die Benchmark-Konkurrenz

    Mali-400

    Die Technik-Website anandtech.com hat die aktuellen Grafikbeschleuniger von Smartphones in zahlreichen Benchmark-Tests gegeneinander antreten lassen.  …mehr

  • Apple iPhone 5 erscheint in vier Varianten

    Wachsweiche Fakten

    Das iPhone 5 wird das erste Mal beim Namen genannt: Der britische Netzbetreiber Vodafone UK hat das neue Apple-Smartphone in einer Kompatibilitätsliste für seinen 3G-Router aufgeführt. …mehr

  • Twitter hat 100 Millionen aktive Nutzer

    Twitter sagt

    Twitter hat bekannt gegeben, dass der Microblogging-Dienst aktuell über 100 Millionen Nutzer hat.  …mehr

  • Verschlüsselung für Dropbox leicht gemacht

    Kleiner Helfer

    Wer den Web-Dienst Dropbox als externen Speicher nutzt, sollte je nach Sensibilität der Informationen über eine Verschlüsselung nachdenken - etwa mit TrueCrypt. …mehr

  • Xperia Play zwischen Wunsch und Wirklichkeit

    Spielehandy

    Mit dem Xperia Play hat Sony-Ericsson ein richtiges Spielehandy auf dem Markt. Allerdings ist es schwer, die Anforderungen der anspruchsvollen Zielgruppe zu befriedigen. …mehr

  • AOL hat ein Auge auf Yahoo geworfen

    Neue Spekulationen

    AOL-Chef Tim Armstrong scheint nur auf den Abgang von Yahoo-Chefin Carol Bartz gewartet zu haben. Nach einem Medienbericht versucht er nun zum wiederholten Male, die beiden Unternehmen zusammenzubringen. Bartz war dagegen.  …mehr

  • Bosse von Google und Oracle sollen direkt verhandeln

    Patentstreit Larry vs. Larry

    Im milliardenschweren Patentstreit von Google und Oracle sollen jetzt die Chefs persönlich über eine Einigung verhandeln.  …mehr

  • Aigner gegen Facebook-Präsenz der Regierung

    Datenschutz

    Verbraucherministerin Ilse Aigner (CSU) hat ihre Kabinettskollegen zum Verzicht auf das soziale Netzwerk Facebook aufgerufen.  …mehr

  • Apple siegt im Tablet-Rechtsstreit mit Samsung

    Erste Instanz

    Samsung darf seinen neuen Tablet-Computer nicht in Deutschland verkaufen, weil das Gerät dem Design des iPad-Herstellers Apple zu ähnlich ist.  …mehr

  • IT-Verbote schrecken Nachwuchs ab

    Facebook im Büro

    Sieben von zehn Studenten erwarten, dass ihre Arbeitsgeräte wie Büro-PCs und Smartphones auch privaten Zugang zu sozialen Netzwerken erlauben. Fast die Hälfte der Studenten möchte keine festgelegten Arbeitszeiten haben sowie an jedem beliebigen Ort tätig sein können. …mehr

  • Wortmann Terra LED 2460W Greenline Plus

    TFT-Bildschirm im Test

    Der 24-Zöller Wortmann Terra LED 2460W Greenline Plus besitzt die Full-HD-Auflösung und überzeugt mit guter Bildqualität und niedrigem Verbrauch.  …mehr

  • Cloud-Sicherheit muss der Anwender fordern

    Paul Hülsmann von Itenos

    Wie wirkt sich die Cloud auf die Sicherheitsstruktur des Kunden aus? Darüber diskutierte Paul Hülsmann, Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung beim Security-Dienstleister Itenos, mit CW-Redakteur Jürgen Hill.  …mehr

  • Verstoß gegen Ebay-Grundsätze

    Mehr als drei Angebote mit identischem Artikel

    Nicht jeder Verstöß gegen die Grundsätze von Ebay überschreitet die Grenze zur Wettbewerbswidrigkeit, meint das Oberlandesgericht Hamm.  …mehr

  • Anwender geben ihrem ERP-System gute Noten

    ERP-Zufriedenheitsstudie

    Auch wenn die Benutzer laut der aktuellen Studie von i2s zufrieden mit ihren ERP-Lösungen sind, dürfen sich die Anbieter nicht darauf ausruhen. Gerade in Sachen Internationalisierung wachsen die Herausforderungen.  …mehr

  • Projekte werden aus dem Bauch heraus genehmigt

    Portfolio-Management

    Die IT-Ressource sind endlich, die Wünsche der Fachbereiche leider nicht. Umso wichtiger ist es, konsequent die Projekte auszuwählen, die dem Unternehmen den höchsten Nutzen versprechen. …mehr

  • Linuxfoundation.org, Linux.com down after security breach

    Premium-Inhalt. The Linux Foundation has issued a warning to Linux.com and Linuxfoundation.org account holders warning of a security breach that may have compromised usernames, passwords, email addresses and "other information".

  • CFO Business-Conditions Index Slips

    Premium-Inhalt. The appraisal of business conditions among mid-sized company CFOs slipped in August after a lonely one-month July uptick, according to , a company that provides corporate-finance and other services to client companies. Expectations about how business conditions will change over the next two months also dipped in August.

  • Remains of the Day: Hush-hush

    Premium-Inhalt. iOS 5 has a possible ship date, though we'd guess it was picked with a dart and a calendar. Elsewhere, enjoy the rabid secrecy that kept the original iPad cloaked in mystery, hear one architectural critic take on Apple's new campus, and read up on Amazon's plans to potentially offer an all-you-can-eat book buffet. The remainders for Monday, September 12, 2011 mostly try to stick to the salad bar at the all-you-can-eat book buffet.

  • Social networks eat up Americans' online time

    Premium-Inhalt. A new survey shows that Americans are increasingly transfixed with social networking sites, with Facebook grabbing more of our time than any other blog or social media.

  • Cloud Computing for Consumers: The Downsides

    Premium-Inhalt. If you read much about tech, you've undoubtedly been told by some snarky writer that if you're not headed for the cloud, you're hopelessly unhip, behind the times, and probably overweight. You know -- the cloud, that repository of all things digital contained on giant servers owned by someone else out there in cyberspace.

  • Make Your iPhone's Apple Logo Glow With This Mod

    Premium-Inhalt. Another day passes and yet we still know nothing official about Apple's next iPhone. So within the meantime, you may be looking at how you can freshen up the appearance of your current iPhone 4. Well, look no further! adds a backlit logo to your iPhone 4, giving it a cool new look which is bound to turn some heads.

  • Taking Dreamy, Misty Ocean Photos at the Beach

    Premium-Inhalt. The beach is one of those idyllic, picturesque settings that begs to have its photo taken. No matter what kind of camera you have or how you take pictures at the beach, you almost can't go wrong when you're standing on the sand and shooting the ocean. But while most people tend to take pictures midday to capture a gorgeous blue sky with fluffy white clouds above the sand and sea, I'd like to suggest another way to shoot the ocean: Use a slow shutter speed to turn the water into a moody, foggy blur. This isn't the first time I've explained how to capture the essence of water motion with a slow shutter speed (check out ""), but this week let's look at how to apply this technique at the beach.

  • Tablets, Phones to Surpass PCs for 'Net Use in 4 Years

    Premium-Inhalt. The personal computer isn't dying, but its days of dominance are numbered. Research firm IDC predicts the number of U.S. mobile Internet users will surpass their wired counterparts by 2015.

  • Objective-C, C#, D language: Winners in programming popularity

    Premium-Inhalt. Objective-C, used for developing applications, climbs to No. 6 in the monthly Tiobe Programming Community index for most popular programming languages, after being ranked at number 8 a year ago. Also posting gains, C# rose to No. 4, a jump of two spots a year ago, while PHP dropped from No. 4 at this time last year to No. 5.

  • Intel to show tablets, ultrabooks running Windows 8

    Premium-Inhalt. Intel plans to show Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 on tablets based on new Atom processors, and on ultrabooks, at both the Intel Developer Forum and Microsoft's BUILD conference this week, according to a source familiar with Intel's plans.

  • Vending machine company announces major data breach

    Premium-Inhalt. Vacationland Vendors, a company that supplies vending machines and games to entertainment venues, has disclosed a data breach affecting about 40,000 people who visited waterpark resorts in Wisconsin and Tennessee between December 2008 and May 2011.

  • Cisco unveils routers, takes swipe at Juniper

    Premium-Inhalt. this week unveiled three service provider edge routers, along with an aggressive marketing campaign against rival Juniper.

  • Apple iOS 5 reportedly about to go golden

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple reportedly will send the Golden Master version of its iOS 5 mobile operating system to manufacturing partners around the last week of September, and that means a new iPhone could be on the way shortly thereafter.

  • Exhibition centre finds cure for Wi-Fi congestion

    Premium-Inhalt. Wi-Fi is a blessing and a curse. A blessing because the short-range wireless technology takes a load off fixed networks and is relatively easy to install.

  • Canadian firm buys Aviat's WiMax business

    Premium-Inhalt. A Canadian maker of wireless broadband equipment for enterprises is expanding its portfolio through an acquisition it believes will help the company sell its coming WiMax-to-LTE conversion gear.

  • Mindjet Unleashes Creativity with Online Collaboration Tools

    Premium-Inhalt. One of the great things about the Internet, and Web-based tools is that they make the world a smaller place and enable virtual teams to work together remotely. Recent acquisitions and new tools from are making even easier and more productive.

  • TGS: Namco Bandai Teasing New Tales Game

    Premium-Inhalt. Despite the fact that the thirteenth title in the Tales series, , hit Japanese store shelves a scant four days ago, Namco Bandai is already prepping the next installment in the popular role-playing franchise. The developer/publisher's Japanese website has recently seen a in a timer actively counting down to 5PM PST on Wednesday -- which is, coincidentally, near the end of Namco Bandai's TGS presser. What're the odds?

  • EA 'Doesn't Expect' Battlefield 3 to Beat Modern Warfare 3

    Premium-Inhalt. Do you expect Battlefield 3 to beat Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 this year? Well, don't shoot the messenger, but that's probably a pipe dream. After all, Call of Duty is one of the biggest franchises not just in video game terms, but entertainment terms.

  • GameStop Will Now Take Your iPhones, iPads, and iPods

    Premium-Inhalt. In what's sure to be a one-two punch to the kidneys of the gaming and mobile industry, GameStop is apparently now ready to accept iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices as part of their trade-in programs.

  • PokePark 2 and Mewtwo Event Announced

    Premium-Inhalt. Is the Pokémon Company gearing up to release a sequel to Pokémon Black Version and White Version? Maybe. But if PokéPark 2 is the "big announcement" coming from Junichi Masuda on September 18th, don't expect a lot of rejoicing from the fans.

  • Seven new cloud companies to watch

    Premium-Inhalt. By now we're all familiar with the big names in the industry, such as Amazon, Rackspace and VMware. But there are also a whole host of cloud startups that are coming online to help you manage your cloud services provided by the big players. In this piece we'll profile seven of the top up-and-coming cloud companies that are helping customers do everything from keeping their cloud costs low to implementing their own private clouds to meeting and regulatory needs.

  • Career Watch: Job hunting on a smartphone

    Premium-Inhalt. Mobile Apps for Job Hunters

  • Apple adds Quick Reads section to iBookstore

    Premium-Inhalt. Customers haven’t exactly been shy about purchasing e-books, if Apple's this year are any indication. This week, Apple released a new section in its online bookstore in the U.S., aimed at selling more bite-sized ebooks. The section, dubbed , offers a small range of short-form books—from short stories to manuals—which can be purchased for $5 or less.

  • Microsoft to webcast Windows 8 keynote Tuesday

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft will webcast the opening keynote at its developers conference tomorrow when its top Windows executive is expected to reveal more information about Windows 8.

  • Feds trek to the cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. The government sector is on a fast march to the cloud, but Robert Rosen wants to pause for a breath.

  • Kickstarter Project Aims to Take Geocaching Into Space

    Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever been geocaching? While it may seem a little lame to those who haven't, there is a slight thrill to being able to track down a hidden item using only clues and a set of co-ordinates from the person who put it there. Still sounds a little uninteresting? How about ?

  • $1 will get you in on latest social network start-up

    Premium-Inhalt. If you have a dollar to spare you can get in on the ground floor of , a new social network company spearheaded by Gina Bianchini, formerly head of social website company Ning.

  • The Grill: Clifford Gronauer

    Premium-Inhalt. Soon after Clifford Gronauer took the CIO post at the Missouri State Highway Patrol in 2001, he realized the agency needed a major technology overhaul to better support the 10,000 workers using its various applications. So he and his team decided to replace all five of the organization's major systems, which are used for computer-aided dispatch, mobile client needs, records management, the statewide message switch and managing criminal history information.

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