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Meldungen vom 13.03.2012

  • Dell will Sicherheits-Anbieter SonicWALL übernehmen

    Security-Deal

    Am Dienstag gab Dell die Pläne für die Übernahme bekannt. SonicWALL ist auf Firewalls, Netzwerksicherheit und Antispam-Systeme spezialisiert.  …mehr

  • Camera+ mit vielen neuen Funktionen - und APIs

    Version 3.0

    Die beliebte Kamera-App "Camera+" von tap tap tap für iPhone und iPod touch liegt seit heute in Version 3.0 vor.  …mehr

  • Sony stellt Xperia Sola vor

    Mit innovativer Floating Touch Technik

    Sony bringt im zweiten Quartal 2012 das Xperia Sola auf den Markt. Mit dem voll ausgestatten Android-Smartphone kann man im Internet surfen, ohne den Touchscreen zu berühren. …mehr

  • Benchmark verrät Details zum neuen iPad

    Alter Prozessor, mehr Arbeitsspeicher

    Vom "neuen" iPad ist ein Benchmark veröffentlicht worden, der neue Details über die im Tablet verbaute Technik offenbart. So verrät er unter anderem die Taktfrequenz und die Größe des Arbeitsspeichers. Und er wirft weitere Fragen auf. …mehr

  • Facebook und Google in Indien vor Gericht

    Riskanter Wachstumsmarkt

    Heute beginnt in Neu Delhi ein spannender Prozess, bei dem unter anderem die US-Internetkonzerne Facebook und Google auf der Anklagebank sitzen.  …mehr

  • Intel arbeitet an Online-Fernsehdienst

    "WSJ"

    Intel erwägt laut einem Zeitungsbericht einen Einstieg in den hart umkämpften amerikanischen Fernsehmarkt. …mehr

  • Spotify hat noch keinen Vertrag mit der GEMA

    Verwertungsgesellschaft

    Die Musik-Verwertungsgesellschaft GEMA erwartet eine baldige Einigung mit dem Internet-Dienst Spotify, der am Dienstag auch in Deutschland gestartet ist. …mehr

  • Koubachi Wifi Plant Sensor - Pflanzenpflege per WLAN

    Gadget des Tages

    Das Schweizer Unternehmen Koubachi hat es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, die Kommunikation zwischen Menschen und Gegenständen zu revolutionieren. So misst der Pflanzensensor die Bodenwerte und sendet die Daten per WLAN an ein Notebook oder Apple iPhone. …mehr

  • DARPA-Chefin wechselt zu Google

    Pentagon-Forschungsagentur

    Google bekommt einen ranghohen Neuzugang mit Erfahrung in modernster Militärforschung. …mehr

  • Galaxy-SII-Update auf Android 4.0 ICS gestartet

    Samsung

    Samsung hat damit begonnen, das Update auf Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich für das Galaxy SII auszuliefern. Es wird ab heute in Südkorea und einigen europäischen Ländern, inklusive Polen, Ungarn und Schweden bereitgestellt.  …mehr

  • United Internet wächst weiter

    Ernüchterung über Dividende und Ausblick

    Der Internetdienstleister United Internet (1&1, GMX, Web.de) hat 2011 von neuen Produkten und einer hohen Nachfrage nach bestehenden Angeboten profitiert. …mehr

  • Twitter kauft Posterous

    Blog-Plattform

    Der Internet-Kurznachrichtendienst Twitter verstärkt sich mit dem Kauf der Blog-Plattform Posterous. …mehr

  • Yahoo! verklagt Facebook wegen Ideenklaus

    Patente

    Yahoo! hat Nutzer und Werbekunden an Facebook verloren. Unter dem neuen Konzernchef Scott Thompson schlägt das Internet-Urgestein nun zurück - und klagt gegen das erfolgreiche soziale Netzwerk. Der Vorwurf: groß angelegter Ideenklau.  …mehr

  • Das Windows-8-Tagebuch

    Tag 6: Audio, Video und Netzwerkstreaming

    Multimedia ist ein fester Bestandteil von Windows. Unser Autor überprüft, wie sich der jüngste Spross des Betriebssystems bei der Wiedergabe von Audio und Video schlägt und was die neuen Apps dabei leisten.  …mehr

  • Urheberrecht bei Vorschaubildern

    Urteil zu Thumbnails

    Der Bundesgerichtshof hat ein weiteres Mal über die urheberrechtliche Zulässigkeit der Bildersuche bei Google entschieden.  …mehr

  • Sapphire Vid-2X im Test

    Display-Expander für 2 Monitore

    Mit dem Vid-2X von Sapphire lassen sich spielend leicht zwei Monitore an nur einem Videoausgang betreiben – denn Sie benötigen keine Treiber, keine Software oder ein bestimmtes Betriebssystem. Der Test klärt, wie gut der Display-Expander in der Praxis funktioniert und für welche Einsatzzwecke er sinnvoll ist.  …mehr

  • Wenn CIOs auf Jobsuche gehen

    Bewerbung

    Neue Stelle, eigene Gründung oder Interims-Management: Führungskräfte reagieren unterschiedlich, wenn sie ihren Job verlieren. Drei Beispiele.  …mehr

  • Power ohne Lärm - Tipps für passive Netzteile

    Netzteile ohne Lüfter

    Das Netzteil ist unter Last oft die größte Lautstärkequelle im Rechner. Da ist der Gedanke an ein lüfterloses Netzteil durchaus verlockend. Aber taugen diese überhaupt für den Alltag?  …mehr

  • "Die Cloud-Anbieter müssen Fakten liefern"

    PwC-Manager Markus Vehlow im CW-Interview

    Markus Vehlow, verantwortlich für Cloud Computing bei der Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Beratungsgesellschaft PwC, fordert im CW-Interview mehr vertrauensbildende Maßnahmen von den Cloud-Providern.  …mehr

  • GroupLogic aims at Dropbox with enterprise file-sharing app

    Premium-Inhalt. GroupLogic has released a file syncing and sharing application that offers the same convenience as Dropbox but with enterprise-level management and security features.

  • Twitter acquires blogging platform Posterous

    Premium-Inhalt. Twitter has acquired blogging company Posterous, and said its engineers, product managers and others will join Twitter teams working on several key initiatives.

  • ICANN says it will tackle conflict-of-interest concerns

    Premium-Inhalt. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has appointed an outside team to review its code of conduct following complaints of conflict of interest within the board and staff.

  • DuckDuckGo: Search Engine with an Eye for Privacy

    Premium-Inhalt. Fans of Linux Mint may recall the project's decision late last year to include the DuckDuckGo search engine among the default of its latest release, also known as

  • eBay Has Big Plans for New 'Watch with eBay' App

    Premium-Inhalt. At Monday, eBay announced the launch of a new iPad app called Watch With eBay. The app was originally a feature from the app (launched last November), but the company spun it off into a separate product.

  • Open-source Freeware Fave GIMP Ready to Take on Photoshop

    Premium-Inhalt. GIMP, or GNU Image Manipulation Program, is an entirely free, open-source image editor and creator that---now in its seventeenth year of development---finally seems ready to take on the big guns. Criticized for years for being too oddball, too unstable, too un-Photoshop-like, GIMP has finally edged its way into the mainstream. Yes, it's still really different from Photoshop, but after two decades of Photoshop, is that really a bad thing?

  • Add Retro Effects to Your Photos With CameraBag

    Premium-Inhalt. Is it pure nostalgia, or does it say something about the digital camera when we go out of our way to make our digitized snaps look like they were made using a box Brownie, or Instamatic? CameraBag 2 ($29, 30-day free trial) is a fun way to inject a retro feel into your sterile digital snapshots.

  • Rdio Overhauls UI, Improves Music Discovery

    Premium-Inhalt. Not to be overshadowed by Spotify and Turntable.FM, has gotten a serious user interface overhaul. The update, available now, has easier music sharing, smoother music discovery, and is more interactive.

  • Encyclopaedia Britannica drops print edition

    Premium-Inhalt. After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica will cease publishing its flagship encyclopedia and concentrate on its digital offerings.

  • SXSW: Location, location, location fuels mobile apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Soon FourSquare won't be the only cool kid on the location-based apps block: A new wave of startups, including Highlight, Zaarly, TaskRabbit and Localmind, are generating buzz at South by Southwest by drawing on smartphone location data to deliver a range of social, commercial and informational experiences.

  • Android Tablets Will Overtake iPad by 2015, IDC Says

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's iPad may be a blockbuster hit, but its success won't stop Android-based slates from leading the market within three years, according to a new IDC study.

  • U.S. Businesses Vulnerable to Espionage Without Cybersecurity Legislation

    Premium-Inhalt. Another senior Obama administration official has offered an endorsement of major pending in the Senate, with Commerce Secretary John Bryson adding his name to the backers of the measure in the executive branch.

  • Survey: Networked Homes Prepare for the Sound of Music

    Premium-Inhalt. First iPods, now tablets. The numbers of consumers using their tablets to listen to music--more than 60 percent, according to Dallas-based research firm Parks Associates--is reportedly going to trigger a widespread increase in the embedded network technologies in home audio products.

  • Asus Zenbooks to Get Major Upgrades

    Premium-Inhalt. The resolution revolution is coming to soon, according to a spec sheet shared with .

  • Oracle, Google trial set for April start

    Premium-Inhalt. Oracle's intellectual-property lawsuit against Google over the Android mobile OS will go to trial on April 16, according to a judge's order filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • iPads used to bolster physician training, speed up patient care

    Premium-Inhalt. Providing personal mobile computers to medical residents reduces delays in patient care, enhances their access to electronic records and helps them to train, according to research published in the .

  • Microsoft incites madness with March's Patch Tuesday release

    Premium-Inhalt. In what has been called "a flashback of the bad old Patch Tuesdays," Tuesday released its for the month of March.

  • With IPO looming, Yahoo lawsuit puts Facebook in awkward position

    Premium-Inhalt. With an aggressive new CEO at Yahoo's helm and Facebook looking ahead to its initial public offering, Yahoo's patent lawsuit may have Facebook in an awkward position.

  • Switching from Photoshop to Serif PhotoPlus X5 Is Easy...Especially When You See the Price

    Premium-Inhalt. For a budget Photoshop replacement, PhotoPlus X5 ($90, free Starter Edition demo) is a serious contender. And unlike (free), it's pretty easy to switch to from $700 Photoshop because it's so similar.

  • SXSW Cool App: Zamp Helps You Make Sense of Air Travel

    Premium-Inhalt. Having become intimately acquainted with airlines and airports during our look at the , I have an appreciation for . The app--for and soon for Android--uses location detection technology and social media analysis to help you do what you need to do at the airport with less hassle, meet up with people who are also traveling, and keep stats on all your travels throughout the year. Zamp automatically figures out which airport you're at, and then gets all of your flight details including total miles traveled, gate information, and even your plane's tail number.

  • Oracle, Google trial set for April start

    Premium-Inhalt. Oracle's intellectual property lawsuit against Google over the Android mobile OS will go to trial on April 16, according to a judge's order filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • SXSW Cool App: AgLocal Lets You Buy Meat From Local Growers

    Premium-Inhalt. Remember that Portlandia episode, in which the couple in the restaurants wants to know everything about the chicken they're ordering (if not, check it out below)--where it was grown, what it ate, what it did during the day, what it thought about? They finally decide to just go visit the local farm where the chicken grew up.

  • AT&T on iPad tethering: We're working on it

    Premium-Inhalt. Although AT&T and Verizon both offer comparable plans for the new , there's one feature that AT&T is still lacking: tethering.

  • Security managers split on BYOD, skeptical of Android devices

    Premium-Inhalt. CSOs, CISOs and other security managers are not embracing the set into motion by demanding employees, but they aren't refusing to allow user-owned smartphones and tablets into the work place either.

  • How to Choose an Online MBA Program

    Premium-Inhalt. Search for "online MBA programs" and you'll be met with a staggering array of options. These days, it seems every institute of higher learning offers an online MBA program.

  • Walmart and Ultraviolet Team Up to Send Your DVDs to the Cloud -- For a Price

    Premium-Inhalt. The Hollywood consortium Ultraviolet is teaming up with Walmart to convert customers' DVD and Blu-ray movies into digital copies through the streaming service Vudu. Just be prepared to pay a steep price for the privilege if you've got a big movie collection.

  • Experts sound worm alarm for critical Windows bug

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft today released six security updates that patched seven vulnerabilities, including a critical Windows bug that hackers will certainly try to exploit with a network worm, according to researchers.

  • The Guitar Collection: George Harrison

    Premium-Inhalt. The Guitar Collection: George Harrison highlights seven guitars from the former Beatle's personal collection, with more to be added in future releases of this iPad app. A must-have for hard-core Beatles fans and guitar aficionados, this $10 download also deserves the attention of developers of content-rich iPad apps. It's fun, informative, and a pleasure to use.

  • Bracket Madness of a Different Sort: Firm Scores University Breaches

    Premium-Inhalt. For millions of Americans, March means brackets—the kind found in the NCAA men's basketball tournament—but for the threat watchers at Application Security's TeamShatter, it means brackets of a different kind: breach brackets.

  • Hazel, the standout file organizer, gets even smarter

    Premium-Inhalt. The Mac OS may have evolved dramatically over the years, but one thing hasn't changed much: the process of managing files. Nearly 30 years into the Mac era, most of us still use the old files-inside-folders model for organizing our hard drives. We still drag and drop files from one folder to another, and we still assiduously follow our own file-naming conventions.

  • US, other countries file trade complaint against China

    Premium-Inhalt. The Office of U.S. Trade Representative, along with officials in the European Union and Japan, have filed a trade complaint against China over what they're calling unfair export restraints on rare earths and other elements used in the manufacturing of mobile phones, laptops and MP3 players.

  • How to Protect Your Laptop

    Premium-Inhalt. A laptop's portability makes it convenient--and an easy target for thieves.

  • Apple's Retina-ready Web update reveals the pixels behind the magic

    Premium-Inhalt. If you know anything about the new iPad, it's probably that the third-generation model of Apple's tablet will sport a so-called --a screen with pixel density so high that the human eye can't discern the individual dots in normal use. Old iPad apps will look fine on the new iPad, but only apps that update with Retina-quality imagery can fully exploit the updated screen. Apple already updated almost all of its own apps, and now it's updating its website with Retina-ready graphics, too.

  • Chip market poised for 'rebound' in 2012

    Premium-Inhalt. After several years of sluggish sales, the semiconductor industry is on the verge of a rebound, according to market research firm Gartner.

  • DARPA chief leaves Pentagon for Google job

    Premium-Inhalt. Google, in a coup, has hired Regina Dugan, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), for a senior executive position.

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