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Meldungen vom 28.10.2011

  • 59 wunderschöne Desktop-Hintergründe

    Wallpaper-Special

    Unsere Kollegen von der PC-Welt haben für Sie 59 traumhaft schöne Desktop-Hintergründe zusammengestellt, die Ihren Windows-Desktop aufpeppen.  …mehr

  • Samsung benennt erste Upgrade-Kandidaten für Android 4.0

    Ice Cream Sandwich

    Der südkoreanische Handy-Hersteller Samsung hat offenbar genauere Angaben dazu gemacht, welche Smartphone- und Tablet-Modelle das Firmware-Update auf Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich erhalten.  …mehr

  • Thomas Nowey ist deutscher Meister in IT-Sicherheit

    Championship IT-Security

    Die erste deutsche Meisterschaft in der Kategorie IT-Security ist entschieden. Das spannende Finale hat Thomas Nowey von der Krones AG für sich entschieden und sich damit den Titel des IT-Security-Champion gesichert.  …mehr

  • Salesforce hat das Social Enterprise im Blick

    Cloudforce in München

    Der SaaS-Pionier Salesforce.com betont die Bedeutung von Social Media in Unternehmen.  …mehr

  • Apple arbeitet an Fernseher mit Siri-Steuerung

    "New York Times"

    Apple will nach Informationen der "New York Times" ein Fernsehgerät mit Sprachsteuerung auf den Markt bringen. …mehr

  • E-Learning auf Wachstumskurs

    MMB-Branchenmonitor 2011

    Nach den Berechnungen des MMB-Instituts für Medien- und Kompetenzforschung konnte der Wirtschaftszweig 2010 ein Umsatzplus von fünf Prozent erwirtschaften.  …mehr

  • Internetgeschäft mit Lebensmitteln stockt noch

    Online-Handel

    Wurst, Milch oder Butter per Mausklick kaufen - bislang nahmen die Verbraucher dieses Angebot noch wenig an. …mehr

  • Verwertungsgesellschaften fordern bis zu 36 Euro pro Handy

    Kopierabgaben

    Mobiltelefone könnten in Zukunft deutlich teurer werden, warnt der IT-Branchenverband Bitkom. Denn die Zentralstelle für private Überspielungsrechte (ZPÜ) fordert aktuell hohe Abgaben auf alle Handys. …mehr

  • Infineon spaltet Industriechip-Sparte auf

    Zusätzlicher Vorstand

    Der Halbleiterhersteller Infineon stellt sein Geschäft mit Industriechips neu auf. …mehr

  • Käufer lassen das Motorola Xoom links liegen

    Absatzzahlen

    Motorola Mobility macht der Wettbewerb im Smartphone-Markt arg zu schaffen. Zwar konnte das Unternehmen im dritten Quartal 2011 mehr Handys als im Vorjahreszeitraum absetzen, doch die hohen Entwicklungskosten für neue Modelle belasten das Ergebnis. …mehr

  • Neues bei Google+ und Google News

    Google

    Google hat einige Neuerungen bei seinem sozialen Netzwerk "Google+" und beim Nachrichten-Aggregator "Google News" eingeführt.  …mehr

  • Notfall-CD für Netbook & Notebook nachrüsten

    Ratgeber Windows

    Neuen Netbooks und Notebooks liegt oft keine Recovery-CD mehr bei. Doch was tun, wenn das System bockt? Unsere Kollegen von der PC-Welt verraten, wie Sie Ihre eigene Recovery-CD bauen.  …mehr

  • Handys bleiben für Motorola ein Verlustgeschäft

    Rote Quartalszahlen

    Während Apple, Samsung und HTC mit ihren Smartphones satte Gewinne einfahren, verliert der Rivale Motorola Mobility weiter Geld. …mehr

  • Smartphones stützen Samsung

    iPhone überholt

    Die boomenden Smartphones sind zum wichtigsten Stützpfeiler von Samsung geworden. …mehr

  • AMD wird deutlich mehr Prozessoren los

    Back in black

    Der Intel-Rivale AMD hat mehr Kunden von seinen Prozessoren überzeugen können. …mehr

  • Hewlett-Packard behält nun doch sein PC-Geschäft

    Entscheidung

    Hewlett-Packard wird auch künftig PCs und Notebooks bauen. …mehr

  • Accenture und IBM vorn bei SAP-Services

    Forrester-Bewertung

    Übernahmen und Preisdruck prägen den Markt für SAP-Services. Accenture und IBM bleiben vorn, doch Indische Anbieter wie Tata, Wipro und Infosys holen auf.  …mehr

  • Ohne Risiko zu Ad-hoc-Abfragen

    Open-Source-BI

    Das Open-Source-Projekt "Infobright" soll die Schwächen von Data-Warehouse-Lösungen in Sachen komplexer Ad-hoc-Queries lösen. …mehr

  • Deutschland bei E-Government weiter hinten

    Mehr Vorbehalte

    40 Prozent der deutschen Onliner gehen online zum Amt – in Schweden sind es 69, in Österreich 68 Prozent, so der "E-Government Monitor" der Initiative D21.  …mehr

  • RZ in der Box macht IT effizienter

    Zukunftsmarkt modulare Data Center

    Vorkonfiguierte und nach Kundenwunsch ausgestatte RZ-Module machen Unternehmen flexibler. Auch das Data Center in der Box ist im Kommen. …mehr

  • Tankgutschein statt Gehaltserhöhung

    Sprit vom Chef

    Wenn der Arbeitgeber mitmacht, lässt sich das Salär durch Sachzuwendungen steuer- und sozialversicherungsfrei aufbessern.  …mehr

  • Wie das Social Web im Recruiting weiterhilft

    Recruiting 2.0

    Soziale Netze im Internet bieten Unternehmen viele Möglichkeiten, passende Bewerber auf sich aufmerksam zu machen.  …mehr

  • Wer ist der Topexperte im Bereich IT-Security?

    Championship 2011

    Erleben Sie heute Vormittag live im Internet das große Finale der ersten deutschen Meisterschaft in der Kategorie IT-Security. Fünf Experten kämpfen um den Titel des Champion.  …mehr

  • Strategy Analytics: Samsung overtakes Apple in Q3 in smartphones

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the third quarter taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent, according to data released Friday by research firm Strategy Analytics.

  • Samsung to sell phones with flexible screens next year

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung Electronics said Friday that it is aiming to launch mobile phones with flexible displays next year, with tablets and other portable devices to have these displays soon after.

  • Baidu Q3 revenue exceeds projections, profits up 80 percent

    Premium-Inhalt. China's largest search engine Baidu reported that net profit in the third quarter was up 80 percent year-on-year, as the company saw strong growth in website traffic, and benefited from improvements made to its online ad services.

  • R18 games and Australia's classification revolution

    Premium-Inhalt. "One of the issues that we posed is whether the classification scheme can continue to operate as it is with some incremental reforms or does it require fundamental change," Commissioner of the Australian Law Reform Commission and chair of the National Classification Scheme Review Professor Terry Flew told the audience of 'The Politics of Play' at Macquarie University last night. "The very strong indication that we got was the need for fundamental change."

  • Top four security predictions for 2012: ISF

    Premium-Inhalt. While 2011 is coming to an end, security threats show no sign of slowing down. UK-based Information Security Forum (ISF) vice president of sales and marketing, Steve Durbin, shared his four security predictions for 2012.

  • HP decides that being bigger is better

    Premium-Inhalt. In rejecting the idea of of its PC division, Hewlett-Packard Co. and its new CEO Meg Whitman, also made some decisions about the type of company they want.

  • Collaboration, partnerships with multiple vendors key to Cloud success: Thomas Duryea

    Premium-Inhalt. and communication with a variety of industry leaders is vital for CIOs looking to implement , an IT industry CEO claimed.

  • Auslogics Benchtown: When It Says Beta, It Means Beta

    Premium-Inhalt. Comprehensive benchmark suites have a tough life. Whereas a gaming or CPU benchmark can dive directly into the hardware with a few specialized tests, system-wide benching packages not only have to cover each major component, they also have the added burden of tabulating those results into a single number. Which carries more weight in the final tally, hard drive performance or the video card frame rate? Are all the subsystems weighed equally? It's a balancing act, and the decisions made here make or break the suite. Auslogics tackles these problems and go the comprehensive route with their new benchmarking suite and related website community, BenchTown. Currently in beta, BenchTown shows promise, but it's not yet capable of producing reliable benchmarks.

  • GPS group counters LightSquared claims

    Premium-Inhalt. The Coalition to Save Our GPS challenged LightSquared's forecasts that the FCC will be able to resolve the controversy over the company's planned cellular network by the end of this year, using a conference call with reporters on Thursday to slam the startup's business plan and technical claims.

  • Facebook data center project takes aim at vendor lock-in

    Premium-Inhalt. By launching the as a stand-alone foundation, Facebook is hoping to further standardize the market for data center equipment, thereby reducing costs and vendor lock-in, the new foundation's board members said at a press conference Thursday.

  • Remains of the Day: The board of Avon

    Premium-Inhalt. An Apple board member faces scrutiny at her own company, Apple throws another log on the open-source fire, and the Siri-based Apple TV set may listen a little too well. The remainders for Friday, October 28, 2011 are so ready for the weekend.

  • Opera CTO: Kill the browser scroll bar

    Premium-Inhalt. For a relatively new medium, the World Wide Web still relies on a comparatively ancient method of presenting information to the reader, that of scrolling. Now, the creator of the widely used CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), and current CTO of Opera, wants to replace the browser scroll bar with page-based navigation.

  • Apple updates Epson, HP printer drivers for Lion and Snow Leopard

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're using an Epson or HP printer to crank out posters or invites to this weekend's Halloween bash, you'll likely want to download Apple's new printer drivers for Snow Leopard and Lion.

  • What to look for in secure collaboration tools

    Premium-Inhalt. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

  • An Upbeat Finance Poll?

    Premium-Inhalt. Each week, it seems, I see a new poll that charts the glum outlook of corporate executives and their fears about a double-dip recession and, not so long ago, a depression. So you can imagine my surprise when one arrived that had glimmers of hope sprinkled throughout it.

  • How Google was tripped up by a bad search

    Premium-Inhalt. In the end it was a search that let Google down.

  • Six revolutionary products, as told by Isaacson's 'Steve Jobs' biography

    Premium-Inhalt. At Apple’s , new Apple CEO Tim Cook emphasized Jobs’s direct involvement in six revolutionary products: the Mac, the iPod and iTunes, the iPhone, the iPad, Apple the company, and Pixar. Walter Isaacson’s authorized biography touches on all these topics; here are closer looks at Jobs’s direct involvement with each, straight from Isaacson’s book. We’ll start with the company Jobs built.

  • Facebook shuts down Beluga messaging app

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook plans to shut down the Beluga mobile messaging application it acquired earlier this year, after launching a similar, native service called Facebook Messenger that's based in part on the Beluga technology.

  • QuickCal 3.0.2

    Premium-Inhalt. Earlier this year, I , an outstanding menu-bar-based calendaring program that for many people could take the place of a full-fledged app such as iCal. I followed that up earlier this week with , a significant update that added some key missing features.

  • Apple Passed Up By Samsung as World's Top Smartphone Manufacturer

    Premium-Inhalt. A on Reuters reveals that Apple has now been passed up by Samsung as the world's leading manufacturer of smartphones. The article notes during the period of July of this year to September, Samsung's mobile phones have experienced tremendous growth with a 44 percent increase in shipments.

  • OpenFlow demystified

    Premium-Inhalt. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

  • In an information economy: Information management must take center stage

    Premium-Inhalt. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

  • A New Era for Energy Storage is Born in West Virginia

    Premium-Inhalt. Deep in the mountains of West Virginia lies the most sophisticated and largest battery system ever made. I travelled on Thursday to the alpine hamlet of Laurel Mountain to attend the unveiling of the 32 MW, 8 MWh system, which has just been built by AES Energy Storage. What I found was the next iteration of energy storage technology: bigger, better and cheaper.

  • HP is Ready to Get Back to Business

    Premium-Inhalt. After a crazy year for HP that included a , a hasty decision to abandon the PC business (a decision ), and a , the company seems eager to get back to business as usual.

  • Prices Going Up on Laptops and Hard Drives Thanks to Flooding in Thailand

    Premium-Inhalt. The severe flooding in Thailand is causing a ripple effect in the electronics industry, as hard disk drive (HDD) manufacturers based there have been forced to close down. Thanks to HDD shortages, prices on hard drives are going up--and at least one PC manufacturer, Acer, is planning on raising laptop prices accordingly.

  • RIM's PlayBook: Buy two, get one free

    Premium-Inhalt. Customers who buy two BlackBerry PlayBooks will get a third one free, in what one analyst says is an effort by Research In Motion to boost flagging sales.

  • The cloud solves those lingering supply chain problems

    Premium-Inhalt. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

  • Touchscreen Digital Watch Arrives From Sweden With Style

    Premium-Inhalt. If the Mutewatch digital watch strikes you at first as nothing more than a colorful and stylish wristband, inventor Mai-Li Hammargren has already won half the battle.

  • Google TV to Get Big Update

    Premium-Inhalt. Google is updating its Google TV service this weekend adding support for Android apps optimized big HDTV screens and polished how is discovered through the software. The new version of Google TV is expected to be automatically downloaded users next week.

  • Brocade once again for sale?

    Premium-Inhalt. Two years after attempting to find a suitable buyer, storage switch and router maker Brocade Communications may again be looking to sell itself to the highest bidder.

  • Google TV gets updated with simpler interface, app dev tools

    Premium-Inhalt. Google TV, the company's platform for Internet-connected televisions, has gotten an upgrade designed to simplify its user interface, improve its search engine, optimize YouTube access and open it for Android app developers.

  • HP team of 100 helped decide PC unit's fate

    Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard's decision to to spin-off or sell its PC division came after an intensive, six-week study by a team of 100 people at the company.

  • HP: Spinning PC unit off would have cost billions

    Premium-Inhalt. Spinning off its PC unit would have been too costly for Hewlett-Packard, and that was one of the reasons why the company backed off from the plan it announced in August, an HP executive said on Friday.

  • How to Create a Google+ Profile For Your Business

    Premium-Inhalt. Google+ has to its Google Apps for Business users, presumably in an effort to roll out any kinks before throwing their doors open to the world. Being first at bat can have intangible benefits on the Internet, including a valuable backlink to your company website from your Google+ profile. Here's how to join this limited group of users and make the most of your Google+ profile before everyone else.

  • iPhone 4S goes on sale in 22 more countries

    Premium-Inhalt. As promised during , Apple has now expanded its newest smartphone's global reach. On Friday, the iPhone 4S went on sale in 22 additional countries, bringing the device's total to 29 countries around the world, with more to come.

  • Partners: HP now needs to show PC commitment

    Premium-Inhalt. HP's decision to keep its Personal Systems Group (PSG) business intact is a positive outcome for partners and customers. But partners now want the vendor to prove it's in the PC business for the long haul and backing that decision up with investment in technology, and research and development.

  • Small Biz Giving New Respect to CFOs

    Premium-Inhalt. It seems more small businesses are seeing the value of hiring a CFO.

  • CFO Communication, Leadership Skills Needed

    Premium-Inhalt. So-called soft finance skills -- those involving communication and leadership -- trumped basic functional job capabilities asking what finance-department areas most required improvement.

  • Asian enterprise's main challenge: coping with Big Data

    Premium-Inhalt. When discussing the explosion of data, a significant aspect of the challenge for Asian enterprises is coping with 'big data,' according to technology solutions provider Hitachi Data Systems.

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