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Premium-Inhalt. Amazon will be entering the digital download arms race and the PC gaming landscape may never be the same. Per a , Amazon is expected to start allowing consumers to preorder digital game downloads on the PC .
Premium-Inhalt. At CTIA 2011 in San Diego, Huawei outlined its . The company showed off a few of its latest phones to hit our shores, including the eye-catching Huawei Ascend II for Cricket. This prepaid phone is currently available for $180 with no contract.
Premium-Inhalt. The Discovery Channel will be airing a one-hour documentary on Sunday, hosted by Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Mythbusters fame.
Premium-Inhalt. Version 10.5 of Apple's iTunes software is available now, just in time for the launch of iOS 5 on Wednesday. The latest version includes the first taste of iCloud and is required before downloading iOS 5.
Premium-Inhalt. Heck of a week, huh? And things are only just getting started. Early iPhone 4S units have begun slipping out overseas, the iPad is dominating in the Web surfing arena, and one of the great writers of our time remembers Steve Jobs. The remainders for Tuesday, October 11, 2011 are so tired they could eat a lion. With milk.
Premium-Inhalt. Considering the massive screen, the crazy-powerful processor, and the NFC and 4G support, it's hard not to fall in love with the Samsung Galaxy S II on T-Mobile. Available for $220 with a new two-year contract (as of October 10, 2011), the Galaxy S II is a great phone. It has just a few minor flaws that keep it from being truly amazing.
Premium-Inhalt. Most of Sony's VAIO laptops are nothing to write home about. Though they are fine laptops, they don't distinguish themselves from many other modern laptops. They are, for lack of a better descriptor, typical. But every so often, the company bucks common trends with a product that is clearly ahead of the curve--and very expensive. These special laptops remind us of olden days when a Sony TV or music system carried a huge price premium but virtually guaranteed superior design and quality. The new VAIO Z is one of those rare, ahead-of-its-time, money-is-no-object Sony laptops.
Premium-Inhalt. Startup Nukona is taking a different tack from mobile virtualization advocates when it comes to securing and managing apps, introducing a "wrapper" for individual apps in which enterprises can apply a specific set of policies for each one.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel on Tuesday said it was winding down its TV business and reallocating the resources to develop "ultrabooks," smartphones and tablets.
Premium-Inhalt. Zynga is making its games more social, but also more edgy, so players will be able to meet people more easily, then hack them to death with a chainsaw.
Premium-Inhalt. Opposition communications spokesperson Malcolm Turnbull has again slammed the National Broadband Network (NBN) as overpriced with too much government intervention, saying that China has a more competitive broadband market than Australia thanks to the project.
Premium-Inhalt. Like the mutant offspring of Captain Jack Sparrow and French anarchist Pierre Proudhon -- famous for his 'property is theft' claim -- activist hacking group LulzSec surfed the Web spreading debonair charm, chaos and reckless acts of 'hacktivism' in equal measure.
Premium-Inhalt. After slipping to a two-year low in August, Google inched back up in the U.S. search market.
Premium-Inhalt. The current year will be remembered for the variety of natural disasters that clobbered businesses in a variety of ways. From tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, to flooding in the Upper Midwest, to Hurricane Irene battering New England -- and even an East Coast earthquake for good measure -- businesses faced Mother Nature's fury all year, along with their other daily challenges.
Premium-Inhalt. Walmart is taking advantage of the local deals fad by launching its own Groupon-clone. However, Walmart's service has a few distinguishing traits that set it apart from the throngs of other daily deals services.
Premium-Inhalt. "A company's most valuable asset is its people." It may seem sometimes that the more a company makes that claim, the less it proves it in practice. And perhaps because managing people is considered a "soft skill," companies struggle to square the concept with the bottom-line language of corporate performance.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM is taking its capabilities down a new path by making them available to IT organizations to monitor and predict issues with systems and processes.
Premium-Inhalt. BlackBerry service on Tuesday were caused by a core switch failure within the infrastructure of Research in Motion (RIM), the company said late Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. One monthly measurement of the nation's business pulse, taken mainly among CFOs of mid-sized companies, shows a major weakening in September. And the finance-heavy executive group also has lower expectations for October and November.
Premium-Inhalt. In early 2001, Larry Carter, then CFO with Cisco Systems Inc., about the company's success achieving the so-called virtual close. "We can literally close our books within hours, producing consolidated financial statements on the first workday following the end of any monthly, quarterly or annual reporting period. More important, the decision makers who need to achieve sales targets, manage expenses, and make daily tactical operating decisions now have real-time access to detailed operating data."
Premium-Inhalt. Companies should take a pragmatic approach to implementing Hadoop for their "big data" requirements, a new report released Tuesday by analyst firm Forrester Research urges.
Premium-Inhalt. Polish-born and Australia-bred, 's CIO Tomasz Smaczny has a clear sense of where IT is heading --having written papers on IT's changing relationship with the business plus over 25 years of experience in retail and finance. He talks to Computerworld Hong Kong on the CIO's path to transformation and possibly the COO role.
Premium-Inhalt. Northeastern Africa has seen governments overthrown amid massive media coverage, while South Africa successfully hosted the World Cup. But there's an enormous land mass in between, and technology is starting to make a difference in some countries.
Premium-Inhalt. A week on from the passing away of a true modern-day icon, is still drawing massive coverage in all corners of the planet.
Premium-Inhalt. India isn't the only nation building low-cost computers. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday introduced the Doel, an inexpensive, Android-based laptop priced as low as 10,000 taka (US $130), the BBC .
Premium-Inhalt. People may soon pay bills and manage their banking by waving their hands in front of their TVs, if an application from a Lithuanian company at this week's CTIA conference proves successful.
Premium-Inhalt. Android modders, rejoice! The team over at has released a to its jailbreaking software, giving you the power to tinker with even more cellphone models.
Premium-Inhalt. Good Technology is opening up its technology platform so that enterprises and third-party developers can build secure mobile applications running on its infrastructure.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story, "Verizon, VMware plan dual-persona phone software," posted to the wire on Monday, misspelled the name of Janet Schijns of Verizon in two locations.