Premium-Inhalt. Google, on Tuesday, was for "advertising based on environmental conditions." In other words, Google has patented the technique of using environmental factors gathered through a device's sensors to target ads at users.
Premium-Inhalt. No matter how big hard drives get, they always seem to fill up too quickly. This isn't due just to ever-increasing media file size; it also happens because the same files are often stored multiple times. When moving document folders around, downloading information, or making backups, it's easy to end up with many copies of the same file, sometimes with different names. Duplicate Cleaner Pro ($40, 15-day trial with limitations) is a utility that helps locate such files.
Premium-Inhalt. Venmo, a venture-funded East Coast startup, Tuesday publicly launched a person-to-person payment app that emphasizes sharing payments on social networks.
Premium-Inhalt. The story "FutureAdvisor launches comprehensive investment advice website," which posted to the newswire Tuesday, inaccurately described how FutureAdvisor's service compares to those of its competitors. The fifth paragraph has been corrected and now reads as follows:
Premium-Inhalt. The ending to Mass Effect 3 has made for one of the most interesting video game controversies in recent memory, with fans revolting against developer Bioware because they didn't like the game's outcome.
Premium-Inhalt. can't get no respect--well, from consumers, anyway. Microsoft's mobile operating system, despite receiving favorable write-ups from tech reviewers, has a miniscule percentage of the global phone market. Still, Microsoft is confident of Windows Phone's chances in what will soon be the : China.
Premium-Inhalt. Remember the robot we covered a few months back that would while it washed your hair? While a 24-fingered hair stylist is impressive, it couldn't cut your hair for you. However, Intelligent Automation Inc. (IAI) discovered another great use for its unmanned ground robot--!
Premium-Inhalt. Everyone's had the experience of discussing a concept with someone and suddenly seeing the look of understanding appear on their face as the meaning of the concept sinks in. I engage in a lot of conversations with IT managers about cloud computing, and have encountered many interesting reactions.
Premium-Inhalt. iOS devices and their touch-based interfaces offer publishers a way to breathe new life into twice-told tales, and that's exactly what ebook publisher has done with . Gorgeous graphics and interactive elements give the familiar story a fresh new feel on the iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
Premium-Inhalt. Quantum today announced an enterprise-class backup service that includes data deduplication aimed at protecting data in virtual server environments.
Premium-Inhalt. The writing may finally be on the wall for Hewlett-Packard's storied print division.
Premium-Inhalt. To call CraftArtist a digital scrapbook tool is like calling Martha Stewart a scrapbooker: Both the queen of crafts and this free program are so much more. Yes, you can create digital art akin to scrapbook pages, but also cards, certificates, posters, even place setting cards--all with drag-and-drop simplicity.
Premium-Inhalt. The dust-up over the term "NoOps" escalated this week, with high-profile IT executives from Netflix and Etsy issuing dueling blog posts about the evolution of IT organizations.
Premium-Inhalt. You may never be able to join the Galactic Empire, but that shouldn't stop you from checking out this replica TIE Fighter from Star Wars. Currently , this DIY spacecraft is a one-third scale replica of an Imperial TIE Fighter from the original Star Wars trilogy.
Premium-Inhalt. On Wednesday, , maker of audio enhancement hardware and applications, released an updated version of its MyTunes music browser and player, and added an iPad-compatible version for the first time. (iPhone and iPod touch) and (iPad) are akin to Apple’s Music app, but include options for tweaking the sound of your music. (I’ve been testing the MyTunes Pro HD iPad app for several weeks, and my observations that follow relate to that version, although the features are almost entirely the same on the non-HD app—the non-HD version has a Driving feature for easier app navigation.)
Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Communications Commission took up issues relating to wireless spectrum at its monthly meeting today, voting to initiate a pair of rulemaking proceedings as it continues work to free up more sections of the airwaves for robust wireless broadband service.
Premium-Inhalt. Zynga, such as FarmVille and , has sought-after game to its name--"Draw Something"--in its acquisition of startup OMGPOP Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. For years Sean Anthony, vice president of treasury and planning at sales and marketing outsourcer Acosta, has acted as a report gateway for business leaders seeking budget data. While the company has cube-based applications to house data, extracting reports has been a bit more complex. But now, with encouragement from CFO Greg Delaney, Anthony is evaluating new budgeting and planning technology that would remove him as the middleman.
Premium-Inhalt. When you're looking at new territories or trying to make a prediction for the state of your future business, you need full-scale tools for economic analysis -- and now you can grab a suitable solution for .
Premium-Inhalt. In is tackling the issue that CFOworld considers paramount for CFOs: working closely together with IT to get their companies on track for profitable global competition and growth.
Premium-Inhalt. Internal auditors are scrutinizing social media applications and cloud-based computing as they examine the costs and benefits of technology at companies, a new report says. And they consider these the two top business priorities requiring auditing skills.
Premium-Inhalt. New Zealand is among the first countries to have access to a technology developed by Microsoft that identifies and removes images posted on the internet that exploit or endanger children.
Premium-Inhalt. The designers at Valve aren't particularly prolific when it comes to games, but what they lack in volume they more than make up for in passion and polish. While big titles like and soak up most of the fame, small projects like Alien Swarm are an even better showcase for the qualities that set this studio apart from the competition.
Premium-Inhalt. Adherents to a cloud code of practice could be prohibited from advertising a service as a "cloud" offering if it does not conform to the dictates of the voluntary code now under consideration.
Premium-Inhalt. With a mobile penetration rate of over 200%, Hong Kong is an active and vibrant mobile market. For consumers, a five-minute ride on the MTR means a dose of gossip from Apple Daily, a quick comment on Facebook, thwacking some Angry Birds--or all of the above.
Premium-Inhalt. There is a four to five fold increase in the number of chief information security officers (CISOs) in the Asia Pacific, according to Vincent Goh, vice president, Asia Pacific, RSA.
Premium-Inhalt. Consumers in China and India are interested in Internet video and losing interest in traditional TV channels, according to a newly released study by global consulting firm Bain & Company.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon wants to make one thing perfectly clear: Its deal to buy spectrum from several cable companies is different from the failed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile.
Premium-Inhalt. If there was any doubt that wants to grab some of the iPad market, there's none any more: Now Microsoft has a that shows developers how to translate iPad apps into Windows 8 ones with a Metro style look and feel.
Premium-Inhalt. The screwdriver compulsives at iFixit.com have destroyed one new iPad to tell the world what's inside it. In terms of third-party repair-ability, iFixit gives the new iPad a score of only 2 on a 10-point scale.
Premium-Inhalt. Rolls-Royce has appointed Capgemini to lead a new multi-vendor strategy, following the end of a 12 year contract with HP, formerly EDS.