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Meldungen vom 16.03.2012

  • USB Typewriter von Etsy - Eine Tastatur im Schreibmaschinen-Look

    Gadget des Tages

    Die New Yorker Plattform Etsy hat sich auf den Verkauf von handgefertigten Produkten spezialisiert. Zum Repertoire gehören Tastaturen, die das Aussehen von traditionellen Schreibmaschinen nachempfinden.  …mehr

  • Internet-Verband hält Netzsperren für rechtswidrig

    Gutachten

    Internetsperren zur Ausschaltung illegaler Inhalte sind nach einem juristischen Gutachten des Verbands der Internetwirtschaft (eco) rechtwidrig. …mehr

  • Sparrow fliegt jetzt auch auf dem iPhone

    Email-Programm

    Das bislang nur für Mac-Rechner erhältliche Email-Programm "Sparrow" läuft seit gestern auch auf dem iPhone.  …mehr

  • Auch deutsche Banken an Watson interessiert

    IBM-Supercpomputer

    Deutsche Banken sind daran interessiert, das "Watson"-System von IBM einzusetzen, um die Informationsflut in der Finanzbranche zu kanalisieren. …mehr

  • Reges Interesse beim iPad-Verkaufsstart

    Schlangen überall

    Mit den erwarteten Käuferschlangen im Einzelhandel hat am Freitag der Verkaufsstart der dritten Generation des Tablet-Computers iPad begonnen. …mehr

  • Dell liefert sein erstes Ultrabook

    Ultrabook XPS 13

    Schlankes Gehäuse aus Aluminium und Kohlefaser - Dells erstes Ultrabook XPS 13 bietet ein 13-Zoll-Display und beeindruckt mit Leistungsdaten.  …mehr

  • Acer bringt Quad-Core-Tablet ab April in deutschen Handel

    Acer Iconia Tab A510

    Das Acer Iconia Tab A510 ist ab April in Deutschland erhältlich. Acer hat sein neues Tablet mit einem schnellen Prozessor, einem scharfen Display und einem ausdauernden Akku ausgestattet. …mehr

  • Neue Datenschutz-Ermittlungen gegen Google

    USA und EU

    Regulierungsbehörden in den USA und der Europäischen Union haben neue Datenschutzermittlungen gegen den Internetkonzern Google eingeleitet.  …mehr

  • Amtsrichter will Facebook-Lobbyistin vorladen

    Streit um Daten

    Ein Amtsrichter in Reutlingen will den Facebook-Account eines Angeklagten beschlagnahmen. Doch die Daten liegen in den USA und dadurch schwer erreichbar für die deutsche Justiz. …mehr

  • PayPal will Bezahlen mit dem Handy einfacher machen

    Square-Klon "PayPal Here"

    Der Internet-Zahlungsdienst PayPal hat am Donnerstag eine neue Lösung für das Bezahlen mit dem Handy vorgestellt. …mehr

  • Das Windows-8-Tagebuch

    Tag 8: Biometrischer Zugang statt Passwort

    Sichere Passwörter sind lang und schwierig zu merken. Unser Autor bevorzugt daher biometrische Systeme und freut sich über neue - kaum beworbene - Funktionen in Windows 8.  …mehr

  • RES Workspace Manager 2011 im Test

    Windows-Nutzer effizienter verwalten

    Tools zur dynamischen Erstellung von Benutzerumgebungen wie der RES Workspace Manager ermöglichen flexible Desktop-Modelle mit Windows.  …mehr

  • Der Chef als Coach

    Führungstipp

    "Das Beratungsgeschäft kann abwechslungsreich sein. Für einen Consultant sollte es keine Überraschung sein, wenn einer seiner Kunden kurzfristig kleinere oder größere Änderungen einfordert. Wie vermittelt man Mitarbeitern die Fähigkeit, nicht panisch auf eine solche Situation zu reagieren und souverän mit den Kundenwünschen umzugehen?"  …mehr

  • Philips T-line 221TE2LB/00 im Test

    TFT-Bildschirm mit TV-Funktion

    Der TFT-Bildschirm Philips T-line 221TE2LB/00 lässt sich dank eingebautem TV-Tuner auch als Fernseher nutzen. Die Bildqualität liegt auf gutem Niveau.  …mehr

  • Die zehn skurrilsten IT-Klagen

    Google, Mafia Wars & Pentium-Allergie

    Pentium-Allergie und schlechte Navis. Unsere Schwesterpublikation CIO.com hat die skurrilsten Klagen aus der IT-Welt zusammengefasst. …mehr

  • Wie Sie Ihren IT-Händler zur Weißglut bringen

    Killerphrasen gnadenloser Kunden

    Deutschland, das Land der Schnäppchenjäger: Nach wie vor glauben viele Kunden, dass IT-Händler von satten Gewinnen leben und überteuerte Produkte anbieten.  …mehr

  • FAQ zum neuen iPad

    Alle Fakten rund um das Apple-Tablet

    Heute bekommen erste Anwender das neue iPad mit Retina-Display, verbesserter Kamera und leistungsstärkerem Prozessor in die Hände. Wir haben die wichtigsten Fakten in einer FAQ zusammengestellt. …mehr

  • Hundreds of Apple faithful line up in Tokyo for launch of new iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. Hundreds lined up in Tokyo, some for a day and a half, for a chance to buy Apple's new iPad early Friday.

  • PayPal unveils mobile payment system for small businesses

    Premium-Inhalt. PayPal is targeting small businesses, service providers, and casual sellers on the move with its new PayPal Here service which allows vendors to process a variety of payments including checks and cards using their mobile phones.

  • After review, SourceForge gives the boot to Anonymous-OS project

    Premium-Inhalt. The open-source collaboration website SourceForge on Thursday removed a Linux OS project allegedly affiliated with the online activist group Anonymous, after security experts said it could be harmful.

  • Report: Sprint to dump LightSquared partnership

    Premium-Inhalt. Sprint Nextel will drop its planned 15-year 4G network partnership with would-be hybrid network operator LightSquared, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

  • New iPad Teardown: Big Battery, Bad Repair Rating

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple lovers across the country hope to get their hands on the new iPad-or is it New iPad?-when it hits stores this week, but the geeks at iFixit headed to Australia and got a hold of one early thanks to time zone differences with the U.S.

  • 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.

  • New iPad wins rave reviews

    Premium-Inhalt. The first hands-on reviews of the new iPad make it clear not only that keeps the tablet crown but why it continues to do so.

  • Mass Effect 3

    Premium-Inhalt. Mass Effect 3 is a bit like having a boyfriend that everyone loves but you. He treats you nicely, remembers your birthday, does his share of the washing up. He's attractive, charming and clever. Your friends like him. Your parents like him. Your mum keeps asking you when you're going to get married. Everyone likes him so much, you start to actually feel bad that you don't, and wonder if there's something wrong with you.

  • Remains of the Day: Laser vision

    Premium-Inhalt. The new iPad's interiors get scrutinized down to a molecular level, while Apple puts Retina-ready apps under the microscope. And Apple's got its eye on any office space around. The remainders for Friday, March 16, 2012 have got 20/20 vision.

  • Defiant LightSquared says FCC action would violate its rights

    Premium-Inhalt. The FCC's proposal to kill LightSquared's planned LTE network would violate the fledgling carrier's property rights by taking away its spectrum and destroying its multibillion-dollar investment in mobile broadband, LightSquared will argue on Friday in a formal comment to the agency.

  • Sprint cancels LightSquared LTE deal

    Premium-Inhalt. Sprint Nextel has terminated its 15-year spectrum-hosting agreement with LightSquared, eliminating the would-be wholesale mobile operator's main carrier partnership even as the U.S. Federal Communications Commission seeks to shut down its network plans.

  • Introducing Macworld's iPad Starter Guide (Third Edition)

    Premium-Inhalt. Whether you already have a new iPad in hand, are waiting anxiously for its arrival at your doorstep, or are seriously considering purchasing Apple's latest tablet, let the Macworld editors help you get to know the third-generation iPad with our , now available for download for $1.99 from the iBookstore.

  • Microsoft restores access to phones that couldn't access Skype

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has fixed for about a dozen models of Skype-certified phones to log into the popular IM, VoIP and video-conferencing service.

  • Tablet users expect websites and transactions to work flawlessly: study

    Premium-Inhalt. Global tablet users have high expectations for Web experiences and are less likely to make online purchases from companies that do not meet those expectations, according to a study conducted by technology performance vendor, .

  • Social networking websites may face government regulation

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook, MySpace and Bebo are in the firing line from Cyber Safety Committee deputy chair, Alex Hawke, saying that Australian children younger than 13 use their websites despite the current 13+ age restriction.

  • CFOs Should Ask IT: Would You Bet We're Secure?

    Premium-Inhalt. If you've ever wondered how your IT colleagues view the security of your organization's network, you might be in for an unpleasant surprise. A of 300-plus IT professionals found "an overwhelming lack of confidence" when it came to network security. That's according to PhoneFactor Inc., a provider of phone-based authentication solutions, and the company behind the survey.

  • Dimension Data claims first private cloud in NZ

    Premium-Inhalt. Dimension Data claims to have built the first private cloud in New Zealand at the same time as it is being critical of the Department of Internal Affairs's approach to infrastructure as a service.

  • Get Genius and iTunes Match to live together in harmony

    Premium-Inhalt. In a welcome move, included, among other features, the return of Genius Mixes and Genius Playlist for subscribers to iTunes Match. At least, in theory. Initially, we----found that the Genius features either didn't work or didn't even appear on our iOS devices after installing the 5.1 upgrade.

  • Can Your Apps Handle an 1,800 Percent Spike in Traffic?

    Premium-Inhalt. As Super Bowl XLVI approached this year, Cars.com was facing a thorny issue. For the third year in a row it was running a big-budget ad during the game. In 2010 and 2011 the high-profile ads drew huge numbers of car shoppers to its site--a definite win--but the spike also slowed performance to a crawl. This year, armed with new application performance management (APM) tools, Cars.com CTO Kayne Grau and enterprise architect Jim Houska knew things would be different.

  • Leaked exploit prompts researcher to publish blueprint for critical RDP vulnerability

    Premium-Inhalt. Luigi Auriemma, the researcher who discovered a recently patched critical vulnerability in Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), published a proof-of-concept exploit for it after a separate working exploit, which he said possibly originated from Microsoft, was leaked online on Friday.

  • Verizon's new iPad can run over AT&T's 3G data network

    Premium-Inhalt. The new iPad on Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network can also run on AT&T's data network when an AT&T SIM card is inserted in the Verizon device, early buyers have found.

  • New iPad launch: Life in the queue at Regent Street

    Premium-Inhalt. We headed down to the Apple Store on London's to chat to the dedicated Apple fans waiting patiently to get their hands on the new iPad, which went on sale at 8am this morning.

  • Steve Wozniak queues up for new iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. Even Apple co-founders have to queue up to get their hands on a , it seems.

  • New iPad launch: views from the front of the Covent Garden store queue

    Premium-Inhalt. Macworld got up early this morning to visit the Apple faithful standing patiently in line for the new iPad, or iPad 3.

  • iPad launch day: photo stream

    Premium-Inhalt. We have been chatting to people in the queue outside the Apple Stores on Regent Street and Covent Garden, here is a selection of our favourite photos. Read .

  • Thanks, Dev-Team! New iPad Already Jailbroken

    Premium-Inhalt. This is perhaps a new record for the Dev-Team: The New Third Generation iPad has been out for less than a day, but the iOS developers have already managed to jailbreak it. Nice going, guys!

  • Don't be just a PaaS-erby

    Premium-Inhalt. The PaaS-abilities are endless. Industry analysts are saying that now is the right time for developers to look to Platform-as-a-service as a viable option.

  • Wall Street Beat: Tech shares continue their roll in markets

    Premium-Inhalt. Shares of technology companies continue to ride high as confidence in the U.S. economy grows, boosting markets and stock indexes to levels not seen in years.

  • IRS criticized by federal government watchdog agency for lax IT security

    Premium-Inhalt. The isn't doing such a great job of protecting its key financial and tax-processing systems, according to the government's watchdog agency, .

  • Content sanitized for whose protection?

    Premium-Inhalt. It's a fascinating aspect of modern culture that even as we gain ever greater access to information, news and entertainment there are puritanical groups in our society who repeatedly attempt to push us back to some better, nicer, safer, prudish and, in many ways, more ignorant society. And the villain in the quest to "clean up Dodge" is not always who it might appear to be.

  • Amazon uses nearly half a million servers to power EC2, researcher estimates

    Premium-Inhalt. Although most end users never get a clear view of the infrastructure underlying the services they consume via Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud, Accenture Research Manager Huan Liu that a whopping 454,400 individual blade servers are currently being used to power that product.

  • Debriefing: Laws and orders (the quiz)

    Premium-Inhalt. 1. The Senate bill called the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act became law under the name...

  • Intel ready to take on tablet chips

    Premium-Inhalt. Intel is ready to start cranking out chips for tablets, but is the chip maker moving fast enough to boost its presence in the mobile market?

  • Microsoft Office 15 Technical Preview Shows a Metro Touch

    Premium-Inhalt. Although the Microsoft Office 15 Technical Preview is a desktop app at heart, it's got Metro running through its veins.

  • Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshoot Journals in iPhoto for iOS

    Premium-Inhalt. Let me emphatically state at the outset: The new is one impressive piece of software. It sets a new standard for how a productivity app can take advantage of a touchscreen interface. If anything, it may be a bit too feature-rich; more than with any other Apple iOS app, I want to consult a manual when I launch iPhoto. Regardless, the editing capabilities of the app are outstanding.

  • This American Life retracts show alleging Apple manufacturing misconduct

    Premium-Inhalt. A January story on Apple and its manufacturing processes that aired on the radio program contained "significant fabrications," according to host Ira Glass. The admission game in a Friday that retracted the original piece.

  • Get started with your new iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. Congratulations, you've braved the lines, delivery wait times, or in-store negotiations to snag yourself . But before you get to playing with your new device, you'll probably want to set it up. Thanks to iOS's step-by-step activation process, Apple's made it pretty simple to get started; but just in case you need some extra help, we've put together a comprehensive guide for activating your new iPad, transferring data from your computer (or, if you had an iPad previously, from that), and some suggestions for exploring your device's new features.

  • Defiant LightSquared says FCC action would violate its rights

    Premium-Inhalt. The FCC's proposal to kill LightSquared's planned LTE network would violate the fledgling carrier's property rights by taking away its spectrum and destroying its multibillion-dollar investment in mobile broadband, LightSquared will argue on Friday in a formal comment to the agency.

  • Texas sets Vblock as 'preferred' tech

    Premium-Inhalt. The state of Texas has entered into new data center contracts, worth more than $1 billion, to run its massive consolidation project.

  • YouMail Pumps Up Call Blocking in Android Phones

    Premium-Inhalt. Android users have a powerful, new weapon in the war against unwanted phone calls.

  • TIM Brings Experts and Industry Together in Search of More Secure Internet

    Premium-Inhalt. Have you heard of TIM? The Trustworthy Internet Movement is a new initiative launched a few weeks ago at the 2012 RSA Security Conference. The goal of TIM is to bring together experts, industry stakeholders, and others to cooperate and collaborate in an effort to build a safer and more secure Internet.

  • The iFilm Lets You Set Up Your iPhone Camera Anywhere Your Tripod Can’t Go

    Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone 4s has a great 8-megapixel camera for quick snapshots and handheld video. However, if you want to grab some really steady shots, carrying around a tripod in your back pocket is not fun.

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