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  • Enge Grenzen für die neuen Metro-Apps

    Windows 8

    Mit Windows 8 folgt Microsoft dem Weg von Apple. Wie der Kult-Hersteller aus Kalifornien setzt der Software-Riese enge Grenzen für die “Metro-Apps” des neuen Betriebssystems.  …mehr

  • Darf's ein bisschen mehr sein?

    Boom-Markt Online-Games

    Die Anbieter von kostenlosen Online-Spielen werten minutiös aus, wie sich Nutzer in virtuellen Welten bewegen. Das Wissen um den kollektiven Geschmack hilft, die Spieler bei der Stange zu halten - und ihnen die Kreditkartendaten zu entlocken.  …mehr

  • NSN will das Netz-Management revolutionieren

    Liquid Net

    Mit einer neuen Software will Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) das Management von Mobilfunknetzen revolutionieren und die Qualität ohne zusätzlichen Installationsaufwand deutlich verbessern.  …mehr

  • ICANN informiert über neue Web-Endungen

    TLDs für Organisationen

    Die Internet-Verwaltungsorganisation ICANN informiert seit Mittwoch auf einer neuen Webseite über die anstehende Erweiterung des Internet-Adressraums.  …mehr

  • Ganz frische Gerüchte zum neuen Nexus Prime

    Mit Ice Cream Sandwich

    Die Gerüchte über einen baldigen Marktstart des nächsten Google-Smartphones Nexus Prime verdichten sich. Und auch zum neuen Betriebssystem wird spekuliert. …mehr

  • Apple ist so wertvoll wie nie

    Völlig losgelöst an der Börse

    Die Apple-Aktie ist auf einen neuen Höchststand geklettert - nur wenige Wochen, bevor das iPhone 5 erwartet wird. Der Börsenwert erreicht nun rund 382 Milliarden Dollar. Deutsche Top-Konzerne sind im Vergleich dazu Leichtgewichte.  …mehr

  • Schnelles Aufspüren von Speicherfressern

    Kleine Helfer

    Im wachsenden Datenwust nicht mehr benötigte, speicherhungrige Dateien zu finden, ist nicht einfach. "TreeSize" hilft. …mehr

  • Google startet mobilen Bezahldienst 'Wallet'

    Smartphone wird Brieftasche

    Das Bezahlen per Handy schreitet voran. Google hat am Montag den US-weiten Startschuss für seinen Dienst namens "Wallet" gegeben.  …mehr

  • Der IT-Fachkräftemangel verschärft sich

    Microsoft auf der Suche

    Auch der Softwarehersteller Microsoft sucht händeringend neue Mitarbeiter in Deutschland. Es geht vor allem um die Cloud. …mehr

  • Innenminister Friedrich will strengen Datenschutz

    Mit Regeln regeln

    Bundesinnenminister Hans-Peter Friedrich (CSU) dringt auf strengere Regeln für den Datenschutz im Internet.  …mehr

  • Kompatibel für Office 365?

    Software-Anforderungen

    Um mit Office 365 arbeiten zu können müssen bestimmte Voraussetzungen eingehalten werden. Microsoft informiert dazu auf einer Website, welche Betriebssysteme und Browser unterstützt werden und welche Software-Anforderungen Benutzerdienste und Verwaltungstools haben.  …mehr

  • Dell bleibt dem PC treu

    Keine Pläne zur Abspaltung

    Der Computerkonzern Dell hält dem Bekunden nach an seinem Geschäft mit PC-Hardware fest.  …mehr

  • Schulnoten für Vertrauen in IT-Sicherheit

    Branchen im Vergleich

    Überraschend: Der öffentliche Sektor schneidet bei einer Emnid-Umfrage am besten ab. Mit der Bestnote 3,1 kam jedoch kein Bereich über ein "befriedigend" hinaus.  …mehr

  • Die E-Signatur war Unsinn

    Nach Scheitern der E-Rechnung

    Die Gleichstellung der digitalen Rechnung mit der Papierrechnung ist auf unbestimmte Zeit verschoben. Über die Folgen spricht Martin Bartonitz von Saperion im Interview mit unserer Schwesterpublikation CIO.  …mehr

  • msg Systems kauft Plaut auf

    Konsolidierung

    Das Münchner Software- und Beratungsunternehmen msg Systems übernimmt die Kontrolle bei Plaut, einem Pionier der IT-Beratung. …mehr

  • Medion Akoya X55005

    TFT-Bildschirm im Test

    Der 24-Zoll-Bildschirm Medion Akoya X55005 bietet eine gute Bildqualität. Zudem ist sein Stromverbrauch dank LED-Beleuchtung sehr niedrig.  …mehr

  • Logitech Wireless Touchpad - Magic Trackpad-Alternative für PC-User

    Gadget des Tages

    Für alle, die auch an ihrem PC nicht auf Multitouch verzichten wollen, bietet Logitech das Wireless Touchpad. …mehr

  • Das Wichtigste zur Ersatzzustellung

    "Post bitte beim Nachbarn abgeben"

    Vertragsklausel, die eine Aushändigung ohne Benachrichtigung des Empfängers vorsieht, ist unwirksam  …mehr

  • Was taugen Cloud-Zertifikate?

    Sicherheit in der Cloud

    Datensicherheit ist das A und O in Cloud-Projekten: Können Zertifikate die Zweifel der IT-Verantwortlichen zerstreuen? …mehr

  • Server-Plattformen auf dem Prüfstand

    Blades, Unix, x86 und Mainframe

    Auf welche Server-Architekturen können sich CIOs langfristig verlassen? Wie Experten die Zukunft der wichtigsten Plattformen einschätzen. …mehr

  • LaCie ships Thunderbolt-compatible external drive

    Premium-Inhalt. LaCie today launched its first external hard drive with a 10Gbs Thunderbolt port for use with technology.

  • HP confirms layoffs at Palm unit

    Premium-Inhalt. HP has started laying off workers associated with last year's billion-dollar acquisition of Palm, as it closes down the mobile device business it planned to base on Palm's webOS. The news comes almost exactly a month after a sweeping reorganization and refocusing of its business.

  • Pew survey: Half of phone texters prefer voice calls

    Premium-Inhalt. Three-quarters of American adults with cellphones send and receive texts, but more than half of them prefer voice calls instead. Although that changes if someone texts a lot.

  • Verizon to sell HTC Rhyme for $200 beginning Sept. 29

    Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless will begin selling the new HTC Rhyme smartphone for $199.99 starting Sept. 29.

  • Business paper use remains high

    Premium-Inhalt. Businesses aren't rushing to create paperless offices; in fact, some are relying on paper documents more than ever, according to a new study by CompTIA.

  • Apple drubs rivals in satisfaction survey eighth year running

    Premium-Inhalt. For the eighth year running, Apple again beat rival computer makers that sell Windows PCs in an annual customer satisfaction survey, a researcher said today.

  • Microsoft gets Casio to sign Linux patent protection deal

    Premium-Inhalt. Lest we forget that still insists , Microsoft issued a reminder today. It announced a patent licensing deal with Casio Computer Co. Ltd. that "among other things, will provide Casio's customers with patent coverage for their use of Linux in certain Casio devices," .

  • Patent madness! A timeline of the Android patent wars

    Premium-Inhalt. History may look at as the tech industry's Helen of Troy: The OS that launched a thousand suits.

  • Verizon to launch LTE service in 21 more cities Oct. 20

    Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless on Tuesday named 21 more cities that will get its faster LTE service starting Oct. 20.

  • IT managers start supporting employee-owned smartphones

    Premium-Inhalt. Despite the increasing use of at work, more than one-third of companies still don't provide any support for personal phones or outright prohibit their use at the office.

  • China denies role in hack of Japanese defense contractor

    Premium-Inhalt. A Chinese government official today denied any involvement in the attack that compromised scores of servers belonging to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan's largest defense contractor.

  • Lync not enterprise-ready, claims Microsoft ISV-turned-rival

    Premium-Inhalt. A gap between what promises with Lync's telephony and what it delivers makes Lync a poor choice as an IP PBX replacement for large organizations, according to a former Microsoft "Most Valuable Professional" who now works for Avaya. A current Microsoft MVP also says that Lync in its current form is a mediocre choice for a large enterprise, but that it works well for the SMB and is really geared toward smaller businesses anyway.

  • Master two words to advance your security career

    Premium-Inhalt. "Don't screw up. When you do good, no one pays attention, but if you screw up, the weight of the world will be dropped on your shoulders."

  • LaCie's Little Big Disk with Thunderbolt now shipping

    Premium-Inhalt. On Tuesday, finally made the hard drive available to the public through the Apple Retail Store and the . The LaCie drive was originally .

  • Apple releases updates for Compressor, Motion

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's primary focus on Tuesday may have been the , but its other professional-level video apps, Compressor and Motion, haven't been left out in the cold. Both applications have received updates, to versions 4.0.1 and 5.0.1 respectively, and the company has additionally released a package of ProApps QuickTime Codecs for all three applications.

  • Twitter Checking Out Eastern Sites for Data Center

    Premium-Inhalt. Frustrated by "the whale" on Twitter that pops up on your screen when you're trying to access the site but it can't respond because it's overwhelmed by traffic? Relief may soon be in sight.

  • Cyborg Plants Render Humans Even More Obsolete

    Premium-Inhalt. The cyborg plant is not a new concept. The robot plant replacement is even less new: You can buy one for a price of $4.19 , after all. But a team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich isn't interested in solar-powered plastic toys or (creepy!)--they're , by augmenting them with iRobot technology and wheels.

  • New Patent Law Offers Few Pros, Many Cons

    Premium-Inhalt. The America Invents Act has been widely described as the biggest reform of American patent law in some 50 years, and that's certainly true. An overhaul of our patent system was long overdue, and there have been high hopes as to what it could accomplish.

  • Instagram 2.0 adds live filters and higher-resolution photos

    Premium-Inhalt. on Tuesday of its popular photo-sharing app. The update adds new filters, live filter previews, instant tilt-shift effects, more border controls, high-resolution photos, and rotation controls.

  • Xbox Live TV Set to Launch for Holiday 2011

    Premium-Inhalt. that Xbox Live will be getting a live TV service this Christmas. Microsoft's Steve Ballmer demonstrated the technology at a Microsoft event this week in Anaheim, California.

  • Apple tops customer experience, satisfaction surveys

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple has been crowned the most admired company in terms of its customer experience, in a survey of global business leaders.

  • Windows 8 developer tablets go for $3,500+ on eBay

    Premium-Inhalt. Several of the souped-up Samsung tablets Microsoft handed out to 5,000 developers at last week's BUILD Windows conference are for sale on eBay at prices as high as $3,500.

  • DigiNotar certificate authority goes bankrupt

    Premium-Inhalt. The theft of SSL certificates from Dutch certificate authority DigiNotar so undermined trust in the company that it has gone bankrupt.

  • 5 more tech breakthroughs in access, power, control

    Premium-Inhalt. This is the second half of a two-part series on technology breakthroughs that have the potential to change computing. Last week, we looked at that will make electronic devices faster, more powerful, more flexible and less expensive to manufacture. This week, we explore advances in how we access the Net, how we power our devices and how we interact with them.

  • Are certifications less crucial for healthcare IT jobs?

    Premium-Inhalt. Timothy Stettheimer, CIO for St. Vincent's Health System in Birmingham, Ala., has more confidence in IT certifications than referrals and in-person interviews when it comes to hiring.

  • Manage Accounts: Cancel Google+, Multiple Sign-Ins

    Premium-Inhalt. Right from the get-go, I didn't care for Google+ (I'm not alone; read fellow PCWorld writer ). Maybe it was the relentless media fawning over what seemed a tepid Facebook clone, or maybe it was because the service just seemed kind of pointless. Whatever the case, I've barely looked at Google+ since signing up for it.

  • Sysadmin contest winner to star in movie

    Premium-Inhalt. IT pro Mike Mahan is trading his syslogs for a script. Temporarily, anyway.

  • Surveys find Apple most admired, most satisfying company

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple, riding continued high demand for its Mac computers and iPad tablets, has topped rivals in two new surveys of customer satisfaction.

  • Cisco and Microsoft cooperate to bring network-layer management to Hyper-V

    Premium-Inhalt. looks promising enough that it is queuing up two new products designed to extend its network controls to Hyper-V virtual environments when releases Windows Server 8 sometime next year.

  • Samsung Windows 8 Tablets Surface on eBay

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're dying to get your hands on a , right now for $2,000 or more on eBay you can pick up several running Windows 8. The one-panel slate was handed out for free to all 5,000 developers who attended Microsoft's recent BUILD conference.

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