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  • Microsoft Office 15 bekommt Hilfe aus dem Web

    "Agaves"

    Im nächsten Major Release seines Office-Pakets bietet Microsoft die Möglichkeit an, zusätzliche Funktionen über Web-Erweiterungen von Dritten zu integrieren.  …mehr

  • Apple-Aktie springt über 600 Dollar

    Vorfreude aufs neue iPad

    Am morgigen Freitag kommt das neue, mittlerweile dritte iPad in die Läden. Die Nachfrage scheint stark. …mehr

  • Internet Explorer 9 bietet den besten Malware-Schutz

    Fraunhofer-Studie

    Der Internet Explorer 9 von Microsoft hat in einer aktuellen Studie zu Sicherheitsfunktionen von Browsern die versammelte Konkurrenz geschlagen. …mehr

  • Das "neue iPad" als Popstar

    Kult und Emotionen

    Die technischen Werte sind beim neuen Apple-Tablet nicht alles. Wenn das dritte iPad am Freitag in den Handel kommt, geht es auch um große Gefühle und tiefe Bedürfnisse.  …mehr

  • Cisco zahlt 5 Milliarden Dollar für britische NDS

    Fernseh-Software

    Der weltgrößte Netzausrüster Cisco stärkt sein Software-Standbein. …mehr

  • Mini Projektor von GeekStuff4You - Filme schauen mit Apple Devices

    Gadget des Tages

    Der japanische Anbieter von Gadgets aller Art hat aktuell einen Mini Projektor im Angebot, mit dem man Filme vom iPhone, iPad oder iPod touch an die Wand projizieren kann.  …mehr

  • Microsoft senkt die Preise für Office 365

    "Skaleneffekte"

    Microsoft hat die Preise für Office 365 mit sofortiger Wirkung deutlich gesenkt.  …mehr

  • Avaya übernimmt Radvision

    Für 230 Millionen Dollar

    Der US-amerikanische TK-Ausrüster Avaya hat angekündigt, den israelischen Experten für Videokonferenz- und Telepräsenzlösungen Radvision zu kaufen.  …mehr

  • Social-Media-Trends aus Austin

    Startups, Apps und neue Dienste

    Die Multimedia-Show SXSW in Austin gewährt einen Blick auf das nächste Trendthema: Soziale Vernetzung in nächster Umgebung.  …mehr

  • Nokia-Mitarbeiter bestätigt Pläne für Windows-Tablet

    Launch im vierten Quartal

    Ein führender Nokia-Mitarbeiter hat die Gerüchte über Pläne für ein Windows-Tablet des finnischen Herstellers bestätigt. Außerdem kündigte er ein neues Telefon mit einer revolutionären Bedienung an. …mehr

  • TopSec Mobile funkt nun auch mit Android

    Sprachverschlüsselung

    Rohde & Schwarz SIT hat seine hochsichere Verschlüsselungslösung TopSec Mobile um Android-Unterstützung ergänzt.  …mehr

  • Internet-Shopping hält Paketboten auf Trab

    Internet-Shopping-Boom

    Einkäufe im Internet boomen. Das sorgt auch für eine Paketflut. Der Milliardenmarkt wächst und ist heiß umkämpft. …mehr

  • BT vernetzt die Nato

    Sichere Kommunikation

    LONDON (dpa-AFX) - Der britische Telekom-Konzern BT hat sich die Nato als Kunden geangelt. Das Unternehmen soll für das transatlantische Verteidigungsbündnis ein Kommunikations-Netzwerk einrichten, das mehr als 70 Standorte in den Nato-Mitgliedsländern und auf dem Balkan verbindet. Der auf fünf Jahre ausgelegte Vertrag hat ein Volumen von 47 Millionen Euro, wie BT am Donnerstag mitteilte. Dabei sollen auch bestehende Nato-Netze auf Dienste von BT umgestellt werden, hieß es. Der Konzern werde zudem die Ausrüstung für das stark gesicherte Netz liefern./so/DP/kja  …mehr

  • Google-Suche soll künftig mehr "Antworten" liefern

    Massiver Umbau

    Google will bei seiner Suchmaschine künftig stärker direkte Antworten auf die Fragen seiner Anwender und Fakten liefern. …mehr

  • Bring-your-own-Device treibt Security-Markt an

    Netzwerksicherheit

    Das Thema Netzwerksicherheit sorgt einer Analyse des US-amerikanischen Marktforschers Canalys zufolge in Europa für wachsende Umsätze bei den Anbietern. Die Unternehmen konzentrieren sich dabei auf die Vermeidung von Denial-of-Service-Attacken.  …mehr

  • Verbesserte Sharing-Funktion für Android

    Andmade Share

    Smartphones auf Android-Basis geben sich kommunikativ, Daten lassen sich auf Wunsch mit anderen Apps oder Nutzern teilen. Die kostenlose App Andmade Share verbessert diese Funktion enorm. …mehr

  • Präsentieren mit dem iPad

    Rhetorik 2.0

    Wer mit Tablets referiert und präsentiert, findet bei vielen Zuhörern besser Gehör. Dessen ist sich Rhetoriktrainer Peter Flume sicher. Er hat die wichtigsten Tipps und Apps für Referenten mit iPad und Co. zusammengestellt.  …mehr

  • Website verletzt Namensrecht

    Internethändler verklagt Konkurrenten

    Der Bundesgerichtshof hat zur Haftung des Domain-Inhabers und des administrativen Ansprechpartners (Admin-C) entschieden.  …mehr

  • Fake YouTube site targeted Syrian activists, EFF says

    Premium-Inhalt. A fake YouTube site purporting to show videos supporting the opposition in Syria has been taken down after it tried to infect visitors with malicious software, according to digital watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

  • Cricket leaps to Clearwire for LTE offload

    Premium-Inhalt. LightSquared suffered another blow to its hoped-for wholesale 4G mobile business on Wednesday as budget carrier Cricket announced it will use Clearwire to flesh out a planned LTE service.

  • Scientists tout 'open source' drug discovery

    Premium-Inhalt. Applying open source methodology to disease research could speed up the process of drug discovery, according to researchers at the University of Sydney.

  • Joint ANZ standard on e-waste proposed

    Premium-Inhalt. Standards Australia has released for public comment a draft joint Australia-New Zealand standard for processing electrical and electronic waste.

  • Apple's iPad III

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple neglected to give their new product a number, but...it doesn't matter

  • Hong Kong workforce struggles to maintain work-life balance

    Premium-Inhalt. Hong Kong workers struggle to achieve a work-life balance, said recruitment and HR service firm that recently released its Randstad Workmonitor Report for Q1 2012.

  • More senior executives now hired in the region

    Premium-Inhalt. The hiring scene for senior executive talent has transformed quite a bit.

  • Asia Q3-Q4 2011 job ad levels down 3 percent

    Premium-Inhalt. Recruitment consultancy Robert Walters released Monday (March 12, 2012) key findings from its Asia Job Index for Q4 2011, the latest in the quarterly report, which tracks advertisement volumes for professional openings across major job boards and national newspapers in China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore.

  • Companies restating accounts 'to be named'

    Premium-Inhalt. The UK's corporate governance regulator will be able to publicly name any company it investigates that restates its annual report whether for "corrective or clarificatory" reasons under changes announced on Wednesday in a move that boosts the regulator's powers.

  • Three Ways Web Browsing Changes With IE10 in Windows 8

    Premium-Inhalt. While Metro apps for both and have been recently announced, users are getting a chance to actually use the Metro app for IE10 in the . Providing a full-screen browsing window and touch friendly controls, the desktop experience feels like using browsers on smartphones and tablets, even on a desktop or laptop, though less intuitive when using a mouse.

  • IT Skills Shortages Inside Companies Hamper Profitability, Productivity

    Premium-Inhalt. CIOs who've been hard-pressed to make convincing business cases for increasing their training budgets may now have the data they need. Results of a recent survey conducted by the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) show the impact of IT skills shortages on organizations' profitability, productivity, innovation, speed to market, security and customer service.

  • Remains of the Day: Tougher than diamonds

    Premium-Inhalt. To paraphrase Huey Lewis, Apple products are a bit like the power of love: You don't need money, don't take fame--you just need a credit card to ride this train. Meanwhile, Canadians get on speaking terms with Siri and a centuries old publication bids adieu to the physical realm. The remainders for Wednesday, March 14, 2012 are strong and sudden and, yes, cruel sometimes--but they might just save your life.

  • Piston Cloud has made the tough private cloud decisions for you

    Premium-Inhalt. Joshua McKenty, co-founder and chief executive officer of Piston Cloud, what he calls The Enterprise OpenStack Company, was in on the ground floor of OpenStack's creation, working as he was on the Anso Labs team at NASA to build a compute cloud on top of open source platform Eucalyptus. The team eventually gave up on that and wrote Nova, which NASA uses today to power its Nebula Cloud environment, and Nova was ultimately contributed to the OpenStack project, which it formed with Rackspace. McKenty left NASA after Anso was acquired by Rackspace in 2010, and formed Piston Cloud in 2011 with co-founders Gretchen Curtis (also of NASA) and Christopher MacGown of Rackspace. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently caught up with McKenty for a deep dive on why OpenStack matters and where Piston Cloud fits in.

  • iFixit on new iPad display: "Oh goodness! It's so beautiful! "

    Premium-Inhalt. The new iPad's display screen has the normally-reserved teardown specialists at iFixit gushing.

  • New iPad: Read Macworld's full review

    Premium-Inhalt. Macworld has put the third-generation iPad through its paces over the past few days and now you can find out what we think of it in our .

  • Remains of the Day: British invasion

    Premium-Inhalt. The third-generation iPad finds itself at the tender mercies of iFixit, baseball players can't wait to trade in for their new iPads, and the British are coming, the British are coming (to dinner). The remainders for Thursday, March 15, 2012 are so hungry they could eat a house.

  • Choosing between a new iPad and an iPad 2

    Premium-Inhalt. Maybe you're not one of the millions of folks who already owns an iPad. And maybe you're ready to do something about it. Apple's added an extra wrinkle for you to consider: Which generation iPad should you buy?

  • Walmart will start selling new iPad at midnight

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're just itching to , Walmart may be the place to be when the clock strikes midnight. The retail giant announced on Thursday that it will begin selling the new iPad at 12:01 a.m. local time on March 16--tonight. This is a full eight hours before the new iPad goes on sale at Apple retail stores and other resellers.

  • Developers Optimize Apps for New Retina Display

    Premium-Inhalt. Throngs of tech enthusiasts, hoping to buy a on the first day of its release, will likely endure . And after unboxing the object of their desire, they'll immediately seek out apps that exploit the tablet's dazzling Retina display, which has a resolution of 2048 by 1536 pixels.

  • Poll: Users diss 'new iPad' name for Apple's next tablet

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's generic name for its new iPad -- that's the name, "the new iPad" -- got the thumbs down in a just-concluded poll of more than 1,100 Internet users.

  • With iPad, Has Apple Won the Enterprise?

    Premium-Inhalt. As Apple's [AAPL] latest goes on sale in the U.S. and nine more countries at 8 a.m. Friday (), it seems some of the biggest U.S. corporations will be joining consumers to get hold of some. Indeed, the most recent reveals 18.48 % of businesses intend on purchasing an Apple tablet in the current quarter.

  • New iPad Launch Day: What You Need to Know

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's is out of stock online, and so the only way to is to brave the iLines. This means waking up early, praying for good weather, and huddling with strangers for a few hours--all so you can have the latest gadget before everyone else.

  • Microsoft cuts the prices of some Office 365 plans

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has lowered the prices of some editions of the Office 365 cloud collaboration and communication suite, which was launched about eight months ago and competes directly with Google Apps and other similar products.

  • Business leaders rail against ministers' anti-business stance

    Premium-Inhalt. Business leaders increasingly feel the government is anti-business and is interfering too much in company matters with the issue of executive pay acting as a "lighting rod", according to a new study published on Thursday.

  • Make Keys Work the Way You Want With Free KeyTweak

    Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever found yourself working on a new laptop and constantly hitting the wrong key by mistake? Perhaps the Ctrl key has another key next to it, or maybe the Backspace key is too narrow. KeyTweak is a free utility that lets you remap almost any key on your keyboard so that hitting it would produce a different keystroke (the "right one").

  • CFO route 'most common for female executives'

    Premium-Inhalt. The chief financial officer role is the main route to the boardroom for women, the author of the told CFO World.

  • Regulator beefs up female membership with board appointments

    Premium-Inhalt. announced the appointment of two new female directors on Thursday, diversifying its own boards before it requires public companies to on boardroom diversity.

  • Prime minister 'shocked' by govt IT

    Premium-Inhalt. Prime Minister John Key told a business audience today that he is "shocked" by the state of many government IT systems.

  • Megaupload criminal copyright case is 'fundamental shift'

    Premium-Inhalt. The legal, business and political implications of the Megaupload case were examined at a breakfast panel discussion held by the New Zealand Computer Society in Auckland recently.

  • HK govt CIO exploring industry cloud possibility

    Premium-Inhalt. The is exploring the concept of an industry cloud platform with several parties, said government CIO Daniel Lai during a recent interview with .

  • HK tech magazine slams Apple for impacting the right-to-know

    Premium-Inhalt. A Hong Kong-based Chinese-language weekly magazine PC Market (PCM) said Thursday Apple canceled a confirmed interview because of a review on the new iPad published on Mar 12.

  • Look, No Hands! MIT Controls Robotic Aircraft Using Gestures

    Premium-Inhalt. If the Kinect has taught us anything, it's that gesture control is good for more than gaming. While gesture-based control systems still have a lot of growing up to do, researchers over at MIT have found a way to .

  • Create a Wiki Easily--and Free--With TiddlyWiki

    Premium-Inhalt. In the beginning, webpages were static documents, composed of bits of text and some images, with very little interactivity. Then JavaScript came along, and browsers got more and more sophisticated, until today we have entire applications that can be squeezed into a single HTML file and run in almost any browser. TiddlyWiki is one such application: A personal notebook with built-in search, autosaving, plugins, themes, and more--all in just a single file (plus a tiny helper file), no server needed.

  • Face-to-face networking: Still the best way to generate new business in Asia

    Premium-Inhalt. Despite the availability of various electronic media, companies in Asia still find face-to-face networking as the best way to win new businesses. This was the conclusion from a market research conducted by Hong Kong-based Regus.

  • Google works to overhaul its search

    Premium-Inhalt. Google is planning major changes to its search engine that will make it easier and faster for users to get the information they need.

  • Are you paying too much for cloud services?

    Premium-Inhalt. Knowing exactly how much and what type of a company needs is one of the more challenging aspects of deploying a cloud strategy, and are getting it wrong, according to experts.

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