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  • Tablets und Smartphones steigern Datenhunger

    Oracle-Studie

    Oracle hat die Ergebnisse einer neuen Studie vorgestellt. Diese beschäftigt sich mit der Zukunft der mobilen Kommunikation. Zu den Erkenntnissen gehört, dass mobile Datenkommunikation und die Lust auf Apps weiter steigen.  …mehr

  • Flexible Arbeit jenseits vom Home Office

    Arbeitsplatzstudie von Regus

    Laut der Studie Third Place Working des Arbeitsplatzdienstleisters Regus möchten viele Menschen an alternativen Arbeitsplätzen tätig sein. Die Vereinbarkeit von Privatleben und Job spielt dabei die größte Rolle.  …mehr

  • Tim Cook drückt Apple seinen Stempel auf

    Steve-Jobs-Nachfolger

    Der neue CEO Tim Cook hat versprochen, dass Apple sich unter seiner Führung nicht verändern werde. Aber natürlich macht er manche Dinge anders als Steve Jobs.  …mehr

  • Assange scheitert erneut im Kampf gegen Auslieferung

    Wikileaks-Gründer

    Wikileaks-Gründer Julian Assange ist im Kampf gegen seine Auslieferung von Großbritannien nach Schweden erneut vor Gericht gescheitert. Am Mittwoch verlor er in zweiter Instanz. Die Luft wird nun für ihn immer dünner. …mehr

  • Neue Datenschützer-Vorwürfe gegen Facebook

    Tracking-Cookies?

    Die deutschen Datenschützer verstärken den Druck auf Facebook mit neuen Vorwürfen. …mehr

  • Alles Wichtige zu Mobile und Apps

    Die CW-Redaktion empfiehlt

    Egal ob Smartphone-Test oder App-Sammlung. Mit dem neuen COMPUTERWOCHE-Newsletter "Mobile & Apps" sind Sie immer optimal informiert.  …mehr

  • Sony tiefrot

    Hilfe von Spider-Man und Beyoncé

    Sony steuert auf den vierten Jahresverlust in Folge zu. …mehr

  • Das wäre Ihr nächster Kunde gewesen!

    Elevator Pitch für Freiberufler

    Was machen Sie denn beruflich? Wer diese Frage prägnant beantworten und sein Gegenüber begeistern kann, hat seinen nächsten Kunden oft schon an der Angel.  …mehr

  • Wifi Analyzer - Das Android-Smartphone als WLAN-Scanner

    Die App der Woche

    Das kostenlose Tool "Wifi Analyzer" von farproc hilft Android-Nutzern dabei, Access Points einzurichten, die Kanalbelegungen zu überprüfen, Fehler zu beheben oder auch eine Sicherheitsüberprüfung vorzunehmen.  …mehr

  • AppWizard soll eine schnellere Installation ermöglichen

    Managed Server von Strato

    Der Webhoster bietet mit seiner 1-Klick-Installation eine neue Option an, um Anwendungen auf den Managed Server zu bringen.  …mehr

  • Dell fordert mehr kostenlose Hotspots in Deutschland

    WLAN-Infrastruktur

    Mobile Computing boomt, aber der unkomplizierte WLAN-Zugang bleibt in Deutschland die Ausnahme, beklagt Dell.  …mehr

  • Update erleichtert Verwaltung installierter Apps

    Android Market

    Die Version 3.3.11 des Android Market (als App) enthält Neuerungen, die vor allem die Verwaltung der heruntergeladenen Anwendungen deutlich erleichtert. …mehr

  • Wie man private Smartphones in den Griff kriegt

    BlackBerry Balance

    IT-Consumerization steht für den aktuellen Trend, dass Nutzer private Geräte mit Firmenressourcen verbinden wollen. Das bedeutet zusätzliche Herausforderungen für IT-Abteilungen, die die Sicherheit und Integrität sensibler Daten sicherstellen müssen. RIM liefert mit BlackBerry Balance einen möglichen Lösungsansatz.  …mehr

  • Re-Case - iPhone-Schutzhülle von MINIWIZ

    Gadget des Tages

    Mit dem Re-Case hat die taiwanesische Firma eine Schutzhülle für das iPhone auf den Markt gebracht, die aus recyceltem Abfall besteht.  …mehr

  • HP arbeitet an Cloud-Servern mit ARM-Prozessoren

    "Project Moonshot"

    Im Rahmen seines "Project Moonshot" will Hewlett-Packard (HP) Server mit Prozessoren auf Basis der besonders stromsparenden Chipdesigns von ARM entwickeln.  …mehr

  • Telekom-CIO Steffen Roehn geht

    Interne IT zu T-Systems

    Die Telekom verschiebt die interne IT zu T-Systems. Im Zuge dessen löst Karl Kornwolf den bisherigen CIO Steffen Roehn ab. …mehr

  • Facebook-Streit in Kiel eskaliert mit Datenschützer-Rüge

    Thilo Weichert

    Der Facebook-Streit zwischen der Landesregierung von Schleswig-Holstein und dem regionalen Datenschützer Thilo Weichert spitzt sich zu. …mehr

  • Data - Big is beautiful?

    Große CW-Umfrage

    Die Datenberge wachsen unaufhörlich und Experten mahnen die Unternehmen, die Informationsfluten in die richtigen Bahnen zu lenken. Doch was ist dran an "Big Data"? Wir wollen von Ihnen wissen, was Sie von dem neuen Hype-Thema halten. Machen Sie mit bei der großen COMPUTERWOCHE-Umfrage und gewinnen Sie mit etwas Glück eine Digitalkamera von Panasonic.  …mehr

  • Experten suchen Regeln für die Online-Welt

    Cyberspace-Konferenz in London

    Der virtuelle Raum im Internet braucht nach Ansicht von Experten weltweit feste Richtlinien, wie sie auch im wirklichen Leben bestehen. …mehr

  • Nach einem Jahr nur wenig Schwung bei Zusatzdiensten mit "ePerso"

    "Henne-Ei-Problem"

    Der digitale Personalausweis wurde als Durchbruch für ein sichereres Internet angekündigt, vor allem dank Zusatzfunktionen wie die Online-Identifizierung. …mehr

  • Trend Big Data

    Storage-Infrastruktur optimieren

    Ähnlich wie die Prozessorgeschwindigkeit wachsen die Datenmengen extrem stark. Laut IDC verdoppelt sich das weltweite Datenvolumen etwa alle 18 Monate. Dafür sorgt vor allem die zunehmende maschinelle Erzeugung von Daten. Um die Datenmengen in den Griff zu bekommen sollten Unternehmen laut Bitkom verstärkt auf Cloud Computing und Virtualisierung setzen.  …mehr

  • Die neun skurrilsten Software-Bugs

    Verrückte IT-Geschichte

    Tippen Sie bloß nie den Begriff „Reboot“ in Ihr Smartphone… Lesen Sie alles zu diesem und acht weiteren Software-Schlamasseln. …mehr

  • Freiberufler fordern mehr Geld

    Verbesserte Auftragslage

    Experten für Qualitätssicherung machen den größten Sprung.  …mehr

  • Faxen over IP

    Auswahlkriterien für Unternehmen

    Allen Unkenrufen zum Trotz hält sich die Faxkommunikation in vielen Unternehmen. Allerdings ist dabei nicht mehr ISDN gefragt, sondern "over IP".  …mehr

  • IT-Sicherheit muss viel besser werden

    E-Government-Strategie

    Auf einheitlichem Sicherheitsniveau sollen Bund, Länder und Kommunen künftig zusammenarbeiten. Das hat der IT-Planungsrat kürzlich in Stuttgart beschlossen.  …mehr

  • USB-Geräte in VirtualBox nutzen

    Tipp für VirtualBox

    Die Virtualisierungslösung VirtualBox ist in der Lage, physische USB-Anschlüsse in virtuelle Maschinen durchzureichen. Grundvoraussetzung dafür ist das Extension Pack. Doch auch wenn das Erweiterungspaket installiert ist, erkennt das Programm auf einigen PCs keine USB-Geräte.  …mehr

  • Starke Tools für die Private Cloud

    Marktübersicht Open Source

    Die Open-Source-Community bietet eine Fülle an mächtigen Werkzeugen zum Aufbau und zum Verwalten von Private Clouds in der Unternehmens-IT.  …mehr

  • Verbraucherrecht und Online-Handel

    Shops müssen umprogrammiert werden

    Welche Auswirkungen die neue EU-Richtlinie für den Internet-Handel haben wird, beschreibt Johannes Richard.  …mehr

  • Für den Zusammenschluss der CIO-Communities

    IT intim - Die Sorgen der CIOs

    CIO Circle, CIO Forum, Finaki - Sie sind überall Mitglied und offenbar sehr gut vernetzt. Was halten Sie von dem geplanten Zusammenschluss der drei Organisationen? …mehr

  • Kampf um Neukunden beginnt

    IT-Outsourcing-Anbieter

    Laut Gartner soll der Outsourcing-Markt 2011 um 7 Prozent wachsen. Jeder zweite Anbieter will jetzt Neukunden gewinnen und steigert dafür das Marketing-Budget. …mehr

  • Noch viel Arbeit für Googlemail

    Gartner über Cloud-E-Mail

    Cloud-E-Mail wird sich schrittweise in Unternehmen durchsetzen. 2014 soll die 10 Prozent-Marke fallen. Googlemail muss allerdings noch etwas nachbessern.  …mehr

  • So ergeht es Firmen in der IT-Wolke

    SaaS in der Praxis

    Interesse, Erwartungen und Ansprüche - beim Cloud Computing ist alles überwältigend. Ein Blick auf abgeschlossene SaaS-Projekte verschafft Bodenhaftung.  …mehr

  • So machen Sie mobile Websites flott

    Performance, Usability, Design

    Mobile Anwender erwarten viel von Internet-Angeboten - gerade in Deutschland. Unternehmen müssen dem Rechnung tragen, tun sich aber schwer. …mehr

  • Yahoo to buy advertising services provider Interclick for $270M

    Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo said on Tuesday that it has arrived at a definitive agreement to acquire Interclick, a provider of targeted advertising services, for about US$270 million.

  • Study: User tools to limit ad tracking are clunky

    Premium-Inhalt. People who want to limit the behavioral advertising and tracking they are subjected to on the Web aren't well served by some popular privacy tools, according to a Carnegie Mellon University study.

  • AMD gains processor market share over Intel in Q3

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story "AMD gains processor market share over Intel in Q3," posted to the wire on Tuesday, misstated Intel's processor market share during this year's and last year's third quarter. Intel held an 80.3 percent market share during this year's third quarter, and an 80.6 percent market share during last year's third quarter.

  • The UN, copyright extremism and you

    Premium-Inhalt. In September representatives from India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) got together to talk about the Internet. : The 'Net needed help from the United Nations in the areas of developing policies, technical standards, operation, dispute resolution and crises management.

  • Study: User tools to limit ad tracking are clunky

    Premium-Inhalt. People who want to limit the behavioral advertising and tracking they are subjected to on the Web aren't well served by some popular privacy tools, according to a Carnegie Mellon University study.

  • Boeing CFO Bell Retiring; Controller Moving Up

    Premium-Inhalt. Boeing Co.'s finance chief, James Bell, a 40-year veteran of the Chicago-based aerospace concern, announced his retirement, slated for next April 1. Bell, who is 63 and has served as CFO since 2003, also will leave his posts of executive vice president and corporate president.

  • A Chance to Penetrate the Cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. Since its first day serving the corporate finance community, nine months ago, CFOworld has been dedicated to helping clear up questions about cloud computing. But rather than asking the same tech-based questions that the CIO might ask, we've been putting ourselves in the shoes of finance chiefs.

  • Sony launches digital binoculars with 3D recording

    Premium-Inhalt. Sony has released a new pair of digital binoculars that include Full HD (1080p) video recording. The Sony DEV-5 binoculars are capable of 20x magnification and in addition to recording 2D video can capture stereoscopic 3D footage (at 1080i) and still images, and record stereo sound.

  • Windows Phone tipped to rival BlackBerry by 2016: Ovum

    Premium-Inhalt. The Asia Pacific enterprise smartphone market is set for a shakeup over the next five years, with analyst firm Ovum predicting that Windows Phone handsets will make up 25 per cent of sales by 2016.

  • Disruptive technologies and BYO devices are top customer worries: Juniper

    Premium-Inhalt. Disruptive technologies and the rise of bring your own (BYO) devices are two of the biggest challenges facing IT managers, Juniper has claimed.

  • Election survey ranks broadband second most crucial infrastructure

    Premium-Inhalt. New Zealand's business community ranks broadband, or telecommunications in general, second behind physical transport as the infrastructure "having the most potential to contribute to New Zealand's future economic prosperity".

  • How to Share Privately With the New Google Reader

    Premium-Inhalt. Google Reader is the first screen many people look at when they wake up. Likely the most popular RSS app, Reader has been a crucial news and research gathering and sharing tool for millions of users since 2007. Google on Monday announced changes to Reader, which won't welcome.

  • Safety: The Missing Third Leg in the Energy Storage Stool

    Premium-Inhalt. Electrons don't like to sit still. That's why the electricity grid has developed over the last 150 years without the benefit of energy storage. Energy storage is--in whatever form it might take--an elaborate attempt at getting electrons to behave while in a passive state. It's been clear for thousands of years that energy storage is physically possible. What has held it back from widespread adoption (outside of fossil fuels and consumer electronics batteries) has been safety. Safety can be achieved, but the cost of engineering danger-mitigation solutions makes most energy storage systems too costly. A recent string of safety incidents at new energy storage facilities around the world have underlined the fact.

  • iPhone to debut on C Spire's network next week

    Premium-Inhalt. Last month, C Spire Wireless announced in the U.S. On Tuesday, the regional carrier announced that the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 will be available on its network Friday, November 11; it also unveiled cellular pricing plans for Apple's smartphones.

  • Remains of the Day: Ride Lonesome

    Premium-Inhalt. Ron Johnson rides off into the sunset, Hulu Plus probably won't be riding onto the Apple TV any time soon, and Pete Townshend rides an unsteady metaphor. The remainders for Tuesday, November 1, 2011 are gonna ride on.

  • Telcos make OAIC's 2010-11 top 10 privacy complaints list -- updated

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  • Hands on with GarageBand for the iPhone and iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. It's no secret around these parts that we're on iOS. Apple's mobile music app hits all the right notes, appealing to newbie musicians and professionals alike, offering massive amounts of functionality behind the guise of an easy-to-use interface and playful instrument designs; it's almost hard to believe the program has only been around since March.

  • In-Stat: Faster Wi-Fi will grow rapidly

    Premium-Inhalt. The emerging 802.11ac standard, which is aimed at gigabit-speed wireless LANs, will be quickly adopted over the next four years but will still be dwarfed by the current 802.11n technology, research company In-Stat said in a new report.

  • Businesses grapple with social networking

    Premium-Inhalt. It's clear that companies are increasingly using social networking to connect with customers--Facebook said brands on its site get 100 million "likes" per day--but it's also clear that they are having varying degrees of success.

  • Apple Promises a Fix for iPhone 4S Battery Issues

    Premium-Inhalt. Angry iPhone 4S owners take note: You were right about the battery problems with your new smartphone.

  • Google Aims to Mobilize Your Website with GoMo

    Premium-Inhalt. Despite explosive growth in smartphone usage, many businesses still have a website that . If a potential customer can't navigate your store's site from a handset, there's a good chance they'll walk over to the shop of your competitor that has a mobile-ready site.

  • Robot Helps You Get Dressed, Will Not Provide Fashion Sense

    Premium-Inhalt. Folks with limited arm movement, either through accidents, old age or disability, can often find it particularly hard to put on clothes. With this in mind, researchers created a robot capable of . The robot has two arms, and is designed to lift clothing over your head and body. The bot even practices on itself (after being shown by a human) to get the technique just right.

  • More women on boards will curb excessive pay, says prime minister

    Premium-Inhalt. David Cameron said more women on boards will curb excessive pay outs to the country's top directors after revealed that directors' pay had increased by 49 percent in the last financial year.

  • More QE to avoid recession, says poll

    Premium-Inhalt. The Bank of England may be forced to inject a greater cash stimulus into the British economy than the due to the impending threat of recession across Europe, according to a Reuters poll.

  • Casting Doubt on 'Position Limits'

    Premium-Inhalt. The marks "a critical component of the comprehensive regulatory reform of the derivatives markets," Chairman Gary Gensler's said at the October open meeting at which the new regime was approved.

  • A Risk Management Culture

    Premium-Inhalt. Risk management continues to be a hot topic among both corporate directors and management. For starters, risk management has been in the focus of that, among other activities, "require companies to describe the board's role in the oversight of risk."

  • Don’t Let This Happen To Your iPad: 5 Fire Prevention Gadgets For Geeks

    Premium-Inhalt. Last month, a faulty electrical outlet in my charming turn-of-the-century studio apartment sparked a fire while I was out of the house. Many of my gadgets were singed, and what wasn't directly burnt still suffered damage from smoke and/or water from the automated sprinklers. Truly, it was a geek's worst nightmare! My trusty MacBook Pro, iPad, Xbox 360, and countless other gadgets were bricked, including my primary backup hard drive (thank goodness for data recovery). So, for my first blog back at GeekTech I thought it would be apropos to compose this short list of fire prevention gadgets I only wish I knew about before the incident.

  • Emerson Network Power and Asia's largest green data centre

    Premium-Inhalt. Power and cooling solutions firm Emerson Network Power is providing energy-efficient IT infrastructure for Asia's largest green data centre, being built by Malaysian IT solutions provider Teliti International.

  • Angry Birds Tops Half-a-Billion Downloads: What's Next?

    Premium-Inhalt. Rovio's mega-popular "" game has surpassed 500 million downloads, an astounding achievement for what was already the world's most popular mobile game. In fact, Angry Birds devotees worldwide play 300 million minutes of the game every day, the company says.

  • HP makes more executive changes

    Premium-Inhalt. After a couple of high-profile departures, HP on Wednesday announced some executive appointments, including a new CIO.

  • Corel PaintShop Pro X4: Capable But Overcrowded Image Editor

    Premium-Inhalt. Is your workshop like mine? 37 screwdrivers, 16 of which are nearly identical; a saw over here, a saw over there--wait, where did I leave that saw? Corel's PaintShop Pro X4 ($100, as of October 17, 2011) is like my workshop, too--enough tools to serve the needs of almost anyone, assuming that they can find the right one for the job at hand. Though PaintShop Pro X4 is a powerful, extremely capable image-editing application, it would benefit greatly from having a ruthless cleanup crew step in and throw some stuff away.

  • Apple promises software fix for iOS 5 battery woes

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple is confirming what owners of the iPhone 4S and other iOS devices already know: The latest version of its mobile OS--iOS 5--seems to make your battery lose its juice faster than before. The company now says it plans to release a software update to address the problem.

  • Easeus ToDo Backup: The Best Free Backup Tool in Existence

    Premium-Inhalt. A lot has changed in Easeus ToDo Backup Free since I last reviewed it as version 1.1. Then, it was already the most competent free backup program in existence with both file backup and imaging of partitions, but it lacked niceties such as scheduled scans. Version 3.0 has addressed every complaint I had and added tons of functionality. It now schedules and performs incremental and differential backups, images your system partition from within Windows, and no longer splits files unless you want it to.

  • SAP's Business Objects

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  • TV Forecast HD for iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. It's difficult to believe in this era of time-shifted TV watching when DVRs, Hulu, and other services seem to rule the roost, but there are still plenty of people who want to watch shows the old-fashioned way--when the networks want them to. , a $2 iPad app from , is aimed straight at the audience.

  • Carbonite launches bare metal backups, file versioning

    Premium-Inhalt. Cloud storage provider Carbonite this week announced enhancements to its small office, home office online backup service, which now offers bare metal backups and file versioning, making a new copy of a file each time it's changed.

  • 'Socialbots' Invade Facebook: Cull 250GB of Private Data

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook was recently invaded by a robot army created by four researchers to demonstrate the ease at which online social networks can be maliciously exploited by the unscrupulous.

  • Epson MegaPlex lets you project iPad content on the big screen

    Premium-Inhalt. The scoop: MegaPlex MG-850HD projector, by Epson, about $800.

  • Microsoft's Bing mobile app ships for iPhone, Android -- not Windows Phone

    Premium-Inhalt. has rolled out a new mobile app for Bing built with HTML5 and available first only to and users, not to Phone users. It may be another indication that Microsoft is turning its attention away from its home-baked development platforms .Net and Silverlight and toward the industry-standard HTML5.

  • Why Today's CIO Must Foster IT Agility

    Premium-Inhalt. The job of the CIO is not what it used to be. No longer are well-run data centers and solid uptime metrics the measures of success - now CIOs run the business process and technology is the tool. The metric a company should use to measure the performance of its CIO these days is agility, and companies that don't-or that limit the ability of their CIOs to maximize agility-will struggle to compete in today's market.

  • 'Like' the Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook? If So, You Could Win One on Facebook

    Premium-Inhalt. Every day until the end of the year, Acer is giving away an Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook to one Facebook fan.

  • Supreme Court set to hear landmark GPS tracking case

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday will begin hearing arguments in a involving the government's authority to use GPS tracking devices in criminal investigations without first obtaining a court order.

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