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.
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.
Premium-Inhalt. The government sector is on a fast march to the cloud, but Robert Rosen wants to pause for a breath.
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 ?
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Premium-Inhalt. this week unveiled three service provider edge routers, along with an aggressive marketing campaign against rival Juniper.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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