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  • HP bereitet sich auf Umwälzungen in der IT vor

    Cloud-Partner-Programm vorgestellt

    Hewlett Packard (HP) braucht die Partner, um im deutschen Cloud-Geschäft zu reüssieren. Doch die IT-Anbieterlandschaft verändert sich fundamental.  …mehr

  • Adidas-Onlineshop angegriffen?

    Website seit 24 Stunden tot

    Der deutsche Sportartikelhersteller hat mit enormen Problemen im Netz zu kämpfen. Seit gestern Nachmittag ist die Webpräsenz der Herzogenauracher nicht mehr erreichbar.  …mehr

  • Telekom bietet HSPA+ mit bis zu 42,2 MBit/s

    Netzausbau abgeschlossen

    Die Telekom hat mittlerweile ihr gesamtes UMTS-Netz in Deutschland mit dem Daten-Turbo HSPA+ aufgerüstet. Theoretisch werden somit nun Datenübertragungsraten von bis zu 42,2 Megabit pro Sekunde erreicht. …mehr

  • "Reshaping IT" - Alles neu, alt bewährt, nur viel agiler?

    CW-Webcast

    Zur Cloud hin drängt, an Cloud, da hängt doch alles? Verfügt Ihr Rechenzentrum bereits über eine hochskalierbare Infrastruktur? Sind die Daten dort hochverfügbar, geschäftliche Anwendungen cloudfähig und jederzeit anpassbar an neue Herausforderungen? Muss das überhaupt sein?  …mehr

  • Google will aktuellere Suchergebnisse präsentieren

    Algorithmus geändert

    Google hat seinen Suchalgorithmus geändert, um aktuellere Ergebnisse als bisher präsentieren zu können.  …mehr

  • Microsoft stellt Hotfix für Duqu-Schwachstelle bereit

    Windows

    Microsoft hat die Schwachstelle gefunden, über die der Spionage-Trojaner "Duqu" das Windows-Betriebssystem angreift.  …mehr

  • Alcatel-Lucent senkt Gewinnprognose

    Schlechtere Aussichten in Europa

    Der TK-Ausrüster Alcatel-Lucent hat seine Gewinnprognose wegen der eingetrübten Konjunkturaussichten in Europa gesenkt. …mehr

  • HP stellt Windows-Tablet Slate 2 vor

    Wieder Windows 7 statt WebOS

    WebOS ist (vorerst) Geschichte, das bedeutet aber nicht, dass HP keine Tablets mehr baut. Jetzt hat das Unternehmen das Slate 2 vorgestellt, das wie der Vorgänger Slate 500 auf Windows 7 als Betriebssystem setzt. …mehr

  • Der Reisewecker XS von Geneva

    Gadget des Tages

    Der extra kleine Wecker XS des Schweizer Herstellers bietet zahlreiche technische Details, die das Gerät zu einem nützlichen Begleiter machen.  …mehr

  • Samsung derzeit größter Smartphone-Hersteller

    IDC

    Samsung ist im vergangenen Quartal nach Berechnungen von Marktforschern zum weltgrößten Smartphone-Hersteller aufgestiegen. …mehr

  • EU prüft angeblich Samsungs Patentstreit mit Apple

    FRAND

    Samsung setzt im Ideenklau-Streit mit Apple möglicherweise auf die falschen Patente. …mehr

  • Trend Micro sichert Cloud-Betrieb

    SecureCloud, Deep Security

    Datensicherheit in der Wolke - darum müssen sich Anwender selber kümmern. Dieser Meinung ist der Security-Spezialist und bietet zwei Lösungen dafür an.  …mehr

  • Chiphersteller AMD baut 1400 Stellen ab

    Kostenschraube

    Der neue Chef des US-Chipherstellers Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) setzt die Axt an. …mehr

  • Groupon nimmt bei Börsengang rund 700 Millionen Dollar ein

    Ausgabepreis festgelegt

    Der Börsengang des Schnäppchen-Portals Groupon ist nach vielen Pannen und Zweifeln doch besser gelaufen als gedacht. …mehr

  • Google schließt Apps-Vorvertrag mit GM

    Cloud-Collaboration

    General Motors könnte demnächst mehr als 100.000 Mitarbeiter mit Googles Cloud-Programmpaket "Google Apps" ausstatten.  …mehr

  • Konica Minolta Magicolor 3730DN im Test

    Farblaserdrucker

    Im Farblaserdrucker Konica Minolta Magicolor 3730DN liegt das Papier quer im Gehäuse. Das soll die Papierführung flotter machen und so das Arbeitstempo erhöhen. Der Test klopft ab, ob das wirklich stimmt.  …mehr

  • ADATA S511

    2,5-Zoll-SSD im Vergleichstest

    Lesen Sie in unserem Test, ob die ADATA S511 das Potential hat, den Platzhirschen im 2,5-Zoll-SSD-Segment das Fürchten zu lehren. …mehr

  • Was Datenbank-Virtualisierung kostet

    Lizenzmodelle von Oracle, IBM & Microsoft

    Der Teufel bei Lizenzen für Virtualisierung steckt gewollt im Detail - zum Vorteil der Anbieter, meint Sören Reimers von ProLicense in seinem Gastbeitrag.  …mehr

  • Die aktuellen Prozessor-Gruppen

    Intel, AMD & ARM

    Intel und AMD sind die Platzhirsche wenn es um Prozessoren für Desktop-PCs, Notebooks und Netbooks geht. Smartphone-Hersteller hingegen setzen traditionell auf die ARM-Architektur. Warum das so ist, welche Prozessoren-Gruppen es aktuell gibt und wo die Unterschiede liegen, erklärt dieser Artikel.  …mehr

  • Mitarbeiter fordern Consumerization

    ByoD und Social Media

    Oft klaffen Welten zwischen dem, was die Unternehmen an IT-Ausstattung vorgesehen haben, und dem, was die Mitarbeiter wirklich einsetzen. Die IT-Verantwortlichen dürfen nicht länger den Kopf in den Sand stecken. …mehr

  • Steuererklärungen pünktlich abgeben

    So vermeiden Sie Verspätungszuschläge

    Die Finanzämter pochen auf pünktliche Einreichung von Steuererklärungen - sonst wird's teuer für den Steuerpflichtigen. .  …mehr

  • Offshoring verändert Job-Anforderungen

    Interkulturelle Herausforderung

    Indisch-deutsche Zusammenarbeit gehört in Beratungshäusern mittlerweile zum Alltag. Dennoch sollten beide Seiten gründlich darauf vorbereitet werden, wie das Beispiel Capgemini zeigt.  …mehr

  • Das Ende von Facebook naht morgen

    Ein semi-anonymer Kommentar

    Die Deutschen verbringen 16,2 Prozent ihrer Internetzeit bei Facebook. Heute können sie es noch einmal genießen - morgen ist dann Schluss.  …mehr

  • Foxconn's parent may be planning to make robots

    Premium-Inhalt. The parent of Apple supplier Foxconn has broken ground on a new R&D (research and development) facility in Taiwan to produce what could be robots that will be used in the company's manufacturing facilities.

  • New Android seen easing OS fragmentation

    Premium-Inhalt. Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Android, is likely to ease the fragmentation of the operating system, some device executives said on Thursday.

  • Aruba signals strong growth

    Premium-Inhalt. Networking vendor, , has set out aggressive goals this year and is investing in more staff to help achieve its growth target.

  • PM pledges up to $150m for organisation to promote hi tech industry

    Premium-Inhalt. Prime Minister John key is promising funding of up to $150 million over the next five years to establish a new organsiation to promote the hi tech industry.

  • Australia to become APAC Cloud hub?

    Premium-Inhalt. The dream of Australia becoming an Asia-Pacific Cloud computing hub could become a reality, but hinges on having a well-designed regulatory and policy environment and overcoming cost challenges, a new report argues.

  • Intertrust Group: Hong Kong offers world-class data centers

    Premium-Inhalt. Trust and corporate service company has picked Hong Kong for the building of its Asia IT hub.

  • Asia a top source of spam -- Sophos

    Premium-Inhalt. Asia is now considered the top continent in the world for relaying over 50 percent of spam throughout the world, according to the latest research by Sophos, an IT security and data protection company.

  • Microsoft Pumps Up Rhetoric Against Google

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft and Google have never been BFF's, but the crew in Redmond really dialed up the trash talk against the search giant this week.

  • 'Top' News and People Make Twitter Search More Useful

    Premium-Inhalt. Just as Twitter daily users, it's and "Top People" features. When you perform a search on Twitter, it shows those items related to your search appearing above your results. Twitter hasn't rolled this out on all accounts yet (including my own), but it's something to watch for; both features will increase the .

  • Remains of the Day: Money makes the world go round

    Premium-Inhalt. As The O'Jays once so eloquently put it: "Money money money money money...monnnneyyyy." Whether it's bonuses to Apple execs, the company's new "EasyPay" retail system, a deal with another U.S. carrier, or an attempt to woo a content provider to the tablet, you can bet dollars to donuts that it's the dollars--not the donuts--that make the world go round. Those and the lasers, anyway. Oh, what the remainders for Friday, November 4, 2011 couldn't do with plenty of money and you.

  • ACCC dialling in new contact centre system

    Premium-Inhalt. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is to deploy a new contact centre solution to help the agency cope with an expected large increase in calls prompted in part by the launch of the carbon tax mid next year.

  • Senator vows to block FCC nominees over LightSquared

    Premium-Inhalt. The controversy over satellite-LTE carrier LightSquared could prevent the U.S. Federal Communications Commission from filling two vacant seats if a U.S. senator follows through on a threat issued this week.

  • Zestcash to expand Web-based loans into more US states

    Premium-Inhalt. Zestcash, a startup that's trying to disrupt the "payday" loans market by using novel search and data analysis techniques, is about to expand into more U.S. states.

  • Laptop Stolen from Checked Bag, Recovered on Craigslist

    Premium-Inhalt. This is both a triumphant and cautionary tale.

  • iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending Nov. 4

    Premium-Inhalt. You didn't realize that Apple is changing its design philosophy, overhauling its entire product line and doing a massive redesign for the iPhone 5, which may actually already exist and is only waiting for decent LTE chips.

  • Gecko-Like Robot Can Climb Your Walls

    Premium-Inhalt. The robot apocalypse may not be here just yet, but we hear that phase one starts with robots that are able to climb walls. If that's the case, then we're one step closer to than I care to think about. Simon Fraser University (SFU) researchers have that can climb walls using an adhesive that mimics real gecko feet.

  • LomoKino Film Camera Shoots Lo-Fi Movies

    Premium-Inhalt. Lomo, the purveyors of Soviet-era film cameras, have already brought us of panoramas, fish eyes, burst shot action. Now they are now going into video Lomography. Meet the , a hand cranked 35-mm movie camera.

  • Black Friday Deals Start This Weekend

    Premium-Inhalt. Major retailers are jumping the gun on by offering doorbuster specials this weekend, including $200 Windows laptops and 32-inch LCD HDTVs. For tech enthusiasts with a serious bout of bargainitis, now may be the time to shop.

  • Telstra/NBN - Now we play the waiting game

    Premium-Inhalt. This year's Telstra Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 18 was particularly significant for the telco.

  • Cloud adoption takes precedence over security: Ernst & Young

    Premium-Inhalt. Some Australian companies consider Cloud adoption more important than an updated information security strategy according to research conducted by consultancy firm, Ernst & Young.

  • Colorful Weekly Speller Makes Learning Fun

    Premium-Inhalt. Weekly Speller is an old-school app that does a straightforward job with spelling practice. Ron Swerdfeger created it for his own kids to use, and its bright colors and visually uncluttered look suggest that its natural audience would be children in the K-3 range. However, older students could use it, too, since the advantage with Weekly Speller is that users can add their own spelling lists to it.

  • Official Windows Phone 7 Jailbreak Now Available

    Premium-Inhalt. Windows Phone 7 users who want to jailbreak their phones in a Microsoft-approved fashion can now download and install for $9.

  • Wall Street Beat: Mixed news for chips as Groupon IPO soars

    Premium-Inhalt. There was mixed news on PC and microprocessor market growth this week, while the Groupon initial public offering Friday showed that there are plenty of people betting that social media will continue to drive technology trends.

  • WP PaintBrush: Simple and Powerful WordPress Customization

    Premium-Inhalt. One of the things I like best about WordPress is the astonishing array of themes available to pick from. currently offers over 1,400 themes, and premium theme sites such as offer very polished themes for a reasonable fee (usually around $35). Many of these themes come with customization options, but I have yet to see one that is quite as customizable as WP PaintBrush.

  • 7 software makers to bring integrated, cheaper add-ons to Google Apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Seven ISVs have formed a consortium to integrate their Google Apps add-on products and offer discounted bundles, outside of Google's control.

  • Android now accounts for nearly 45% of U.S. smartphone users

    Premium-Inhalt. More U.S. smartphone users turned to Android in the third quarter, accounting for nearly 44.8% of some 87 million users, ComScore reported Friday.

  • Most Managers Handle Security on Mobile Devices: Poll

    Premium-Inhalt. As tablets and smartphones are entering the workplace en masse, we on how they're handling the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend.

  • Microsoft releases manual fix for Duqu zero-day

    Premium-Inhalt. has released a Fix-it tool to allow users to manually patch their systems to thwart the Duqu Trojan: .

  • Bugs & Fixes: When OS X Lion slows to a crawl

    Premium-Inhalt. Today's column is another episode in my occasional series of "detective stories." These show how I tracked down, identified and ultimately eradicated a mysterious bug for which there seemed no immediately obvious cause.

  • SportCaster, PlayUp share the agony of defeat

    Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone does many things well, but I find that it really excels at a pair of things--grabbing real-time data and letting you connect with other people. Those two strengths would seem to appeal to sports fans: After all, the only thing better than finding out that the Steelers are putting a hurting on the Patriots is to drop an instantaneous line to your buddy back in Boston, making sure he's well aware of New England's implosion.

  • Is Google Your Next Cable TV Provider?

    Premium-Inhalt. Google is reportedly in early talks to offer cable television services to residents in . The new offering would be part of Google's one gigabit-per-second experimental fiber-to-home network currently being built in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area and slated to go live by early 2012.

  • Debate on new copyright enforcement bill heats up

    Premium-Inhalt. Supporters of a controversial copyright protection bill recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives are firing back after several digital rights groups have suggested the legislation could lead to law enforcement officials targeting sites like YouTube and Twitter.

  • British airways parent posts Q3 fall, beats forecasts

    Premium-Inhalt. IAG, parent of British Airways and Iberia, posted a 31 percent drop in third-quarter profit on Friday, beating expectations but highlighting the need for airlines to boost growth.

  • Corporate insolvencies rise

    Premium-Inhalt. The number of corporate insolvencies in England and Wales increased in the three months to September to its highest in almost two years, the latest data showed on Friday.

  • US creates 80,000 jobs in October

    Premium-Inhalt. US job creation was less than expected last month but with fewer unemployed and the data indicated a stronger labour market, according to the latest official data on Friday.

  • The Future of Human Computer Interfaces

    Premium-Inhalt. Researchers at the MIT Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces Group are prototyping new, novel and more natural ways for people to interact with computers and access and store information. Their innovations have been designed to improve and enrich our personal and professional lives, making it easier to create, communicate, collaborate and even cook. Here are 10 inventions that enhance human-computer interactions, improve the in-store shopping experience, and even help us kick bad habits.

  • China Conducts First Orbital Docking; Manned Dockings In The Works

    Premium-Inhalt. Early this week, China launched an unmanned rocket--an over-1 million-pound rocket carrying the 17,817-pound spacecraft, The Shenzhou spacecraft had its rendezvous with the spacecraft on November 3. This docking marked a big step forward in space technology and travel for the Chinese.

  • Automatically Load Programs and Documents When You Start Your PC

    Premium-Inhalt. On any given day, reader Stephen works with several different files in several different programs. His hassle is having to restart these programs and reload these documents every time he boots his PC:

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