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  • EMC übernimmt Pivotal Labs

    Agile Development

    Der Datenspeicherspezialist EMC hat Pivotal Labs übernommen, das Tools und Services für die agile Softwareentwicklung anbietet.  …mehr

  • Vodafone startet SMS-Nachfolger im Mai

    RCS-e a.k.a. Joyn

    Vodafone bringt als erster Mobilfunk-Anbieter in Deutschland den Nachfolger der SMS an den Start. …mehr

  • Sammelklagen gegen neue Datenschutzregeln von Google

    In den USA

    Mehrere Google-Nutzer in den USA klagen gegen die neuen Datenschutzregeln des Internet-Konzerns. …mehr

  • IBM schnürt Analytics-Paket

    Finanzüberwachung, Verbraucherverhalten, Risiko-Management

    Die IBM hat drei Service- und Softwarepakete vorgestellt, die Unternehmen bei der Auswertung ihrer Daten unterstützen sollen. Der Fokus liegt auf Finanzüberwachung, Verbraucherverhalten und Risiko-Management.  …mehr

  • Microsoft verbietet Apple-Geräte

    Keine Macs und iPads auf Firmenkosten

    Der Redmonder Konzern hat angeblich einen internen Anschaffungsstopp für Apple-Produkte angeordnet. Für die Unternehmensbereiche Sales, Marketing, Services, IT und Operations dürfen ab sofort keine Geräte mehr gekauft werden.  …mehr

  • Linux Kernel 3.3 mit zahlreichen Neuerungen

    Linux rückt näher zu Android heran

    Linus Torvalds hat die Version 3.3 des Linux-Kernels freigegeben. Laut dem Changelog wurden zahlreiche Android-Subsysteme integriert, die den Android-Kernel mit der Hauptversion wieder näher zusammenführen..  …mehr

  • Zynga schnappt sich "Draw-Something"-Erfinder OMGPOP

    Einkaufstour

    Der Computerspielanbieter Zynga hat die Software-Firma OMGPOP übernommen, die mit einem Smartphone-Game für Zeichnungen Furore macht. …mehr

  • Datenschützer kritisieren neue Facebook-Regeln

    AGB

    Deutsche Datenschützer und Facebook sind einem Dauerstreit - jetzt gibt es neuen Zoff: Das weltgrößte Online-Netzwerk plant Änderungen bei seinen Nutzungsregeln.  …mehr

  • Das gestern war erst der Anfang

    Meg Whitman

    HP-Chefin Meg Whitman hat sich gestern mit Mitarbeitern getroffen, um die angekündigte Restrukturierung des Konzerns zu diskutieren.  …mehr

  • Neue Photoshop-Version als kostenlose Beta ausprobieren

    CS6-Vorgeschmack

    Adobe geht ungewohnte neue Wege und hat die nächste Version CS6 seiner Flaggschiff-Software "Photoshop" als kostenlose Beta in seines Labs veröffentlicht.  …mehr

  • Karriereratgeber - Jürgen Artmann, Accso

    Karrierechancen in der IT

    Vom 22. März bis 4. April 2012 betreut Jürgen Artmann vom IT-Beratungs- und Softwarehaus Accso das Online-Karriereforum der COMPUTERWOCHE.  …mehr

  • Nokia Lumia navigiert jetzt komplett offline

    Windows Phone

    Mit Updates für die Karten- und Navigations-Apps für die "Lumia"-Windows-Phones von Nokia navigieren die Geräte jetzt komplett ohne Internet-Verbindung.  …mehr

  • Kritik an HPs Reorganisation

    Drucker- und PC-Sparten werden verschmolzen

    HP hat umfangreiche Veränderungen angekündigt. PC- und Drucker-Sparte werden zusammengeführt, Verkauf und Marketing neu aufgestellt. Kritiker rätseln über die Ankündigungen. …mehr

  • Koalitionsstreit um Vorratsdatenspeicherung beginnt von Neuem

    Déjà-vu

    Trotz einer von Brüssel angedrohten Klage zeichnet sich im Koalitionsstreit um die Vorratsdatenspeicherung keine Annäherung zwischen Union und FDP ab. …mehr

  • Drillisch und Telekom beenden Rechtsstreit

    Provisionen

    Der Mobilfunkanbieter Drillisch und die Deutsche Telekom haben ihren Streit um Provisionen beigelegt. …mehr

  • Tata Communications realisiert weltumspannenden Glasfaserkabel-Ring

    Neue Unterwasser-Kabel-Strecke

    Mit dem Lauch einer neuen Untersee-Kabel-Strecke, die die Golf-Region über Mumbai, Indien, mit dem Rest des Tata Global Network (TGN) verbindet, hat der indische Kommunikations-Dienstleister seine Vision eines eigenen Kabelrings rund um Welt realisiert.  …mehr

  • Goldader Datenqualität

    Business Intelligence bringt satte Gewinne

    Investitionen in Qualität und Zugänglichkeit von Daten werfen erkleckliche Renditen ab. Für große Firmen rechnen US-Wissenschaftler mit zusätzlichen Millionen.  …mehr

  • Norton Snap für Android

    QR-Codes sicher ansurfen

    Nicht nur die Werbung oder Magazine setzen auf QR-Codes, auch Kriminelle nutzen die Technik verstärkt, um Links zu bösartigen Seiten zu verbreiten. Norton will dieser Technik mit einer eigenen App einen Riegel vorschieben.  …mehr

  • Samsung Omnia W im Test

    Günstiges Smartphone mit Windows Phone 7.5

    Mit Super-AMOLED-Display und einem günstigen Preis soll das Omnia W von Samsung aus der Menge an Windows Phone Geräten herausstechen. Die Kollegen vom TecChannel haben geprüft, ob das Omnia W mit High-End-Geräten mithalten kann.  …mehr

  • Eine Alignment-Organisation zwischen IT und Business

    IT-Organisation

    Wie der Maschinenbauer Sandvik die Brücke zwischen dem Geschäft und der Informationstechnik schlägt.  …mehr

  • iPad 2 als Spielekonsole nutzen

    Spiele auf dem iPad

    Schon seit geraumer Zeit macht das iPad traditionellen Spielekonsolen erheblich Konkurrenz. Mit Dual-Screen-Games und HD-Darstellung des Spiels auf dem Fernseher greift das iPad 2 jetzt als Controller an  …mehr

  • Google boosts security of hosted developer services

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has beefed up the security of its cloud hosted services for developers by making several of them able to authenticate interactions with applications using certificate-based Service Accounts.

  • Facebook rolls out high-resolution photo display, full-screen viewer

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook now automatically displays shared photos at their highest possible resolution for users on a desktop and offers a full-screen viewing option, the company Thursday.

  • AWS deal improves Eucalyptus' chances at enterprises

    Premium-Inhalt. The second paragraph of the story "AWS deal improves Eucalyptus' chances at enterprises," which posted to the newswire Thursday, incorrectly described the AWS cloud. The correct phrasing should read "the AWS public cloud." There was also an unnecessary close-quotation mark at the end of that sentence. The second paragraph has been corrected on the wire and now reads:

  • HTC Vivid Owners, Your Ice Cream Sandwich Update Is Here

    Premium-Inhalt. The is already an awesome phone, but starting today, it is going to be that much better with an update to Android 4.0 aka . AT&T is the first U.S. smartphone to get the update via a wireless carrier.

  • Will Megaupload's 28 petabytes of data be deleted?

    Premium-Inhalt. The hosting provider for the defunct file-sharing site Megaupload wants to delete the data now that investigators have collected most of what they need for the criminal case against the company's operators.

  • Biggest threat to corporate nets in 2011? Hactivists, not cybercriminals

    Premium-Inhalt. Hactivists - not cybercriminals - were responsible for the majority of personal data stolen from corporate and government networks during 2011, according to a new report from Verizon.

  • 7 simple steps for thwarting hactivists

    Premium-Inhalt. More data was stolen from corporate networks last year by hactivists than by cybercriminals, according to a new report from Verizon.

  • Location-based firms see mobile profit, user worries

    Premium-Inhalt. The location-based mobile services industry is already lucrative but has to do a better job easing consumers' fears about invasion of privacy, some executives said on Wednesday at the GPS-Wireless conference.

  • Meg Whitman fluffs HP's age, gets corrected by shareholder

    Premium-Inhalt. Meg Whitman has spent her first six months at Hewlett-Packard talking to customers and employees and learning how the business works, but apparently she didn't get much of a history lesson.

  • Defence needs its own app store: ADF CIO

    Premium-Inhalt. The Australian Defence Force will seek to create its own Apple-like app store as a means to more quickly deliver applications and capabilities to service and support personnel.

  • Remains of the Day: Tactical dispersal

    Premium-Inhalt. In fact, it's so big, it should be called the "Remains of the Last Two Days." We've got Tim Cook calling in an air strike on AT&T, a stealth Siri feature in iOS 5.1, and Microsoft nuking Apple devices from orbit. The remainders for Wednesday, March 21, 2012 are flanking--watch your six!

  • iPad temperature debate generates more heat than light

    Premium-Inhalt. The question on everyone's mind the past few days seems to be: Is the new iPad hot or not?

  • Canon Pixma MG4120: All the Basics, Expensive Black Ink

    Premium-Inhalt. The $130 (as of March 19, 2012) Canon Pixma MG4120 (print/copy/scan) is one of the cheaper MFPs on the market to feature paper-saving automatic duplexing. It also produces nice-looking output at a reasonable pace. Color-ink costs are lower than average for a low-price MFP, too, so photos and Web pages are relatively cheap to print. The black ink is pricey, however, so printing out everyday letters and term papers costs more than the norm.

  • The Geek Dream Car: Project Detroit Brings Windows 8 and Kinect to a Mustang

    Premium-Inhalt. What do you get when you cross a retro Ford Mustang with the finest of new technology, such as Microsoft Kinect and a variety of other Windows services? A dream car that can't possibly exist. Fortunately, it is , thanks to .

  • Sports Fans: Smartphones Make You Rude

    Premium-Inhalt. You know that AT&T commercial in which a couple is enjoying a romantic dinner at a fancy restaurant, but the guy keeps checking the game on his phone? Well, apparently such bad behavior is fairly common.

  • Three Ways Windows 8 Will Fit Your Screen

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's new iPad is dominating the news with its Retina display that "." Microsoft wants everyone to know that Windows 8, said to be , will support many types of displays, including Retina-like quad-XGA displays. This is to enable Metro apps to look good on both tablets and big screens, yet be easy for developers to create.

  • Risk appetite is returning but has it matured?

    Premium-Inhalt. In the halcyon days of the early to mid-2000s, there was hunger for bold decisions by top companies, whether it was gobbling up other businesses, expanding or transforming their businesses.

  • Amiga computer awakened from sleep with makeover

    Premium-Inhalt. Nearly three decades after its initial introduction, the Amiga personal computer has been given a makeover with a new design and some of the latest computing technologies.

  • To 'Crowdfund,' Fundageek Targets Tech Angels

    Premium-Inhalt. "Crowdfunding" is, at its heart, a technical process; after all, these individuals or small firms are using the Internet to try to raise money. But many in the current, expanding universe of crowdfunding sites have focused on creative or nonprofit ventures. Examples include Fundly.com, , and .

  • When Will the Offshore Flow of IT and Finance Jobs End?

    Premium-Inhalt. The corporate drive in the U.S. and Europe to move more IT and finance jobs to India and other offshore sites will continue, with another 750,000 such positions being shifter by 2016. But levels of additional offshoring will begin to decline by 2014.

  • T-Mobile to lay off nearly 2,000 call center workers

    Premium-Inhalt. A T-Mobile call center consolidation will cost 1,900 people their jobs, as the company works through a restructuring following the failure of AT&T's proposed acquisition of the smaller operator.

  • Cloud survey indicates tension between business and IT stakeholders

    Premium-Inhalt. Business leaders see cloud computing as a way to circumvent IT in order to acquire cloud services on their own and this is creating tension between business and IT stakeholders.

  • U.S. Cellular throws its 4G LTE hat in the ring

    Premium-Inhalt. U.S. Cellular joined the ranks of U.S. carriers with commercial LTE service on Thursday, launching the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 as its first LTE-capable device.

  • 20 iconic tech sounds bound for extinction

    Premium-Inhalt. From the hum of an old car's engine to the galunk! of a , sounds have an amazing ability to transport us back in time. Even just a two-second pop is often enough to bring back powerful memories of people, places, and objects from the past.

  • IBM: Puzzles provide clues to better analysis

    Premium-Inhalt. Today's large-scale data analysis may be a high-tech undertaking, but smart data scientists can improve their craft by observing how simple low-tech picture puzzles are solved, said an IBM scientist at the GigaOm conference.

  • Imagining a future free of data caps

    Premium-Inhalt. When recently pondering the , I suggested that Apple has brought about nearly miraculous changes that we now take for granted. I experienced another such miracle last night.

  • E-commerce trade group: Mobile geolocation privacy bill is 'awful'

    Premium-Inhalt. U.S. Senate legislation that would require mobile apps to get permission to check the geolocation of a user is among the bills that make up trade group NetChoice's latest list of "awful" bills for e-commerce.

  • Nonprofit open source organizations booming

    Premium-Inhalt. The Linux Foundation has received the most revenue amongst all of the free software and open source non-profits and directly pays its leader the most, but the highest compensation of any sort is still being received by Mozilla Foundation Chair , along with her CTO Colleague .

  • Iceland latest to make big noises about open source

    Premium-Inhalt. A recent report that the government of Iceland is making progress in its efforts to adopt open-source software is the latest indication that public sector IT leaders are increasingly interested in moving away from proprietary products.

  • Mobile Malware: Beware Drive-by Downloads on Your Smartphone

    Premium-Inhalt. While Jeff Schmidt, the CEO of , was surfing the Web on his new Android smartphone (his first Android phone) earlier this year, what appeared to be an ad popped up on his screen. The "ad" looked like the prompt that appears when his phone rings. He clicked the button on the ad to pick up the putative call, and the ad began downloading a binary file--malware--onto his Android phone. Schmidt had been hit by a drive-by download, a program that automatically installs malicious software on end-users' computers--and increasingly, smartphones--without them knowing.

  • Chinese firm launches Android voice assistant for Mandarin speakers

    Premium-Inhalt. The story, "Chinese firm launches Android voice assistant for Mandarin speakers," which posted to the newswire Thursday, was missing a byline and was incorrectly sourced. The story was written by Michael Kan, of the IDG News Service Beijing bureau. The byline and source have been corrected in the story on the wire.

  • How to Stay Below Your Data Cap on Android

    Premium-Inhalt. Studies suggest that --which is great news for the tech industry, but perhaps not so great for the user who has to pay that pesky wireless bill at the end of each month.

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