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  • Rentnerin verklagt Apple auf eine Million Dollar Schadenersatz

    USA

    Eine 83-Jährige hat sich an den edlen Glasfronten eines Apple Stores in Long Island (US-Bundesstaat New York) die Nase gestoßen. …mehr

  • Fritzbox verschläft Sommerzeit

    "Selten auftretende Datumskonstellation"

    Eigentlich hätten sich die AVM Fritzboxen am Sonntag, den 25. März 2012, automatisch auf die Sommerzeit umstellen sollen. Dies geschah aber offenbar zum Teil nicht.  …mehr

  • Telekom treibt Glasfaserausbau voran

    Kooperation mit Annington

    Die Deutsche Telekom will jährlich 150.000 bis 200.000 Haushalte an das schnelle Glasfasernetz anschließen. …mehr

  • Software AG plant Rekord-Ausschüttung

    Dividende

    Die Darmstädter Software AG plant für 2011 eine Rekord-Ausschüttung an die Aktionäre. …mehr

  • Microsoft und Nokia legen Millionen-Programm für App-Entwickler auf

    Windows Phone

    Microsoft und Nokia wollen die Entwicklung von Anwendungen für die Smartphone-Plattform Windows Phone in Schwung bringen. …mehr

  • SAP muss Manager in China ersetzen

    Interne Ermittlungen

    SAP muss offenbar fünf hochrangige Manager seiner Niederlassung in China ersetzen, nachdem diese gegen interne Verhaltensregeln verstoßen hatten.  …mehr

  • Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich verbreitet sich nur langsam

    Android-Verteilung

    Der Quellcode von Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) ist mittlerweile seit fast fünf Monaten frei verfügbar. Dennoch ist das neue Betriebssystem eine Seltenheit auf den Android-Smartphones.  …mehr

  • Commodore Amiga mini - Neuauflage im schlanken Gehäuse

    Gadget des Tages

    Der Computerhersteller Commodore, bekannt geworden durch den Kult-PC C64, bringt einen neuen Computer auf den Markt. Dabei hat der schlanke Rechner kaum noch Ähnlichkeit mit seinem bekannten Vorgänger.  …mehr

  • Warum Microsoft die Preise für Office 365 gesenkt hat

    Experton

    Microsoft hat in der vergangenen Woche teilweise deutliche Preisnachlässe für seine Cloud-Office-Kollaborations- und Kommunikationslösung Office 365 angekündigt.  …mehr

  • Apple verpflichtet App-Entwickler auf strengeren Datenschutz

    UDID

    Apple zwingt die Entwickler von iPhone-Apps auf strengere Datenschutzrichtlinien. …mehr

  • Die Linux-Woche im Rückblick

    Open-Source

    Diese Woche ist eine neue Kernel-Version zu vermelden. Dazu gibt es aktualisierte Distributionen und neues Futter für Linux-Zocker. …mehr

  • Twitter holt Deutschlandchef von Springer

    Zentrale in Berlin

    Twitter legt seine Deutschlandzentrale nach Berlin und hat auch schon einen Geschäftsführer gefunden.  …mehr

  • Kostenloses IT-Training zu Microsoft Private Cloud

    In eigener Sache

    Am 29. März 2012 findet in München bei TecChannel das kostenlose IT-Camp von Microsoft statt. Sie lernen in diesem Praxis-Training, wie Sie mit den Produkten der System Center 2012 Suite eine Private Cloud aufbauen und betreiben. Außerdem werfen wir einen ersten Blick auf Windows Server 8 im Einsatz.  …mehr

  • Das Vergaberecht behindert IT-Dienstleister

    Köln-CIO im Interview

    Kommunale IT-Dienstleister müssen sich enger vernetzen - bundesweit. Diesen Wunsch von Andreas Engel zu erfüllen, ist aber nicht überall ohne weiteres möglich.  …mehr

  • Auch die Telekom streicht ihre Presserabatte

    Wie Bahn und Air Berlin

    Nach der Deutschen Bahn und Air Berlin streicht nun auch die Deutsche Telekom ihre Presserabatte. …mehr

  • Pinterest entschärft Nutzungsbedingungen

    Hype-Start-up

    Die boomende Foto-Plattform Pinterest entschärft ihre umstrittenen Nutzungsbedingungen. …mehr

  • Nokia Siemens Networks in München gerettet

    Standort bleibt

    Siemens und die IG Metall haben den Kahlschlag beim Telefonnetz-Ausrüster Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) in München verhindert. …mehr

  • Karrierefalle Bescheidenheit

    Hochschulabsolventen

    Ein gelungener Karrierestart ist nicht nur eine Frage von Qualifikation, sondern auch von Eigenmarketing. Wer weiß, was er erreichen möchte und das auch klar sagt, ist im Vorteil. Wer zu bescheiden ist, hat das Nachsehen.  …mehr

  • Behalten Sie diese 10 Technik-Projekte im Auge

    Zukunftstechnik

    Wir stellen Ihnen zehn vielversprechende Technik-Projekte vor, an denen aktuell geforscht wird. Vielleicht haben Sie in ein paar Jahren ein HoloDesk zu Hause?  …mehr

  • "VOICE hat ein Super-Verhältnis zum Bitkom"

    Was CIOs akut beschäftigt

    Sie waren maßgeblich an der Gründung des CIO-Netzwerks VOICE beteiligt. Welche Bilanz ziehen Sie nach den ers­ten Monaten?  …mehr

  • Mehr Wissen über iPhone, iPad & Co.

    Smartphone- und Tablet-Management

    Mobile Endgeräte werden als Info- und Arbeitsmedium immer wichtiger. Mit Cloud- und Virtual-Desktop-Konzepten machen CIOs Mobile Worker noch schlauer.  …mehr

  • Rechtsfragen bei befristeten Arbeitsverträgen

    Bundesarbeitsgericht ändert Rechtsprechung

    Dr. Christian Salzbrunn klärt über die sachgrundlose Befristung trotz einer vorherigen Beschäftigung auf.  …mehr

  • Realität statt Powerpoint

    Die Wahrheit über Cloud-Computing

    Die meisten Unternehmen sind überhaupt noch nicht bereit für die IT-Services aus der Wolke. Sie müssen sich ernsthaft fragen, welche Bedeutung diese Entscheidung für sie hat.  …mehr

  • Cloud-Services aus Deutschland

    Marktübersicht Cloud Computing

    Von ERP über Reporting bis hin zur kompletten Private Cloud: Wir stellen nützliche Cloud-Services von deutschen Anbietern vor.  …mehr

  • Huawei told not to apply for Australian broadband project

    Premium-Inhalt. Huawei called Australia's ban on the company from supplying equipment for its national broadband project due to security concerns a "setback."

  • Remains of the Day: Aphorism's better than none

    Premium-Inhalt. The country's top antitrust official doesn't trust Apple, Tim Cook is shanghaied to China, and people who shop in glass stores should really watch where they're going. The remainders for Monday, March 26, 2012 are more useful than a screen door on a submarine.

  • US telco offers cloud services in HK

    Premium-Inhalt. A regional unit of a telecommunications provider in the United States has announced that it is offering managed cloud services through its data centre in Hong Kong.

  • Spreadsheets and Sports: A Toxic Mix?

    Premium-Inhalt. [Editor's Note: The writer is CEO of , which offers sports and entertainment management software.]

  • CFOs Should Think Before They Leap -- at HTML5

    Premium-Inhalt. Adding to the dizzying future technologies shopping list may not be ever so high on a CFO's list. But it might be a good time to think about and its future implementations within your enterprise.

  • Disney looks beyond 25 billionth App Store download toward mobile future

    Premium-Inhalt. The way Bart Decrem sees it, Swampy the Alligator has something in common with Mickey Mouse.

  • Even With Spreadsheet Use Fading, It's Still an Excel World

    Premium-Inhalt. As California-based manufacturer prepares to go public later this year, it has high hopes of expanding its reach among the surfers, mountain climbers and other so-called adventure photographers to whom GoPro wants to sell its novel 3D video devices and gear-mounted cameras.

  • New FTC 'Do-Not-Track' Recommendations: Clueless?

    Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Trade Commission Monday issued a report citing proposed best practices for protecting American consumers and giving them greater control over the collection and use of their personal data. In response, several security and privacy experts offered several variations of "huh?"

  • GAO goes undercover to expose military electronic parts fraud against DOD

    Premium-Inhalt. The federal watchdog agency, the General Accountability Office, went undercover on the Internet to expose manufacturers actively willing to sell bogus military-grade electronics parts used in major weapons and aircraft systems of the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • FTC Issues Privacy Report, Calls for Do-Not-Track Tool

    Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Trade Commission on Monday released the long-awaited final version of its report on online consumer privacy, issuing a set of recommendations broadly consistent with an earlier draft, including a call for a do-not-track tool that would enable users to opt out of data collection and targeted marketing programs on the Web.

  • Researchers Develop a Vibrating Steering Wheel to Replace Your GPS

    Premium-Inhalt. When you're feel your steering wheel vibrate, It's usually because you are experiencing some frightening wheel-wobble in a real car or you are getting your money's worth from that force-feedback wheel you bought for Gran Turismo.

  • Toshiba Qosmio X775-Q7170: Is 'Entry-Level Desktop Replacement' an Oxymoron?

    Premium-Inhalt. The Qosmio X775-Q7170 is the entry-level model of the Qosmio X770 series of . The Q7170 sports the same snazzy design as other laptops in the series: a 17.3-inch widescreen, a red-backlit keyboard, and a fade-to-red color scheme. However, it comes packed with some less-impressive hardware components and no 3D display.

  • FTC's online privacy report: Breaking down the recommendations

    Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Trade Commission's final can be summed up thusly: We've made progress but there's still a lot of work to do.

  • HTC shutting down Sense backup services

    Premium-Inhalt. HTC plans to shut down its HTCsense.com cloud backup services on April 30 in preparation for the launch of "new and improved services," it said on its website.

  • Many Office Live Small Business users fret over Office 365 transition

    Premium-Inhalt. Many companies that rely on Office Live Small Business (OLSB) for their e-mail and website hosting are that a required transition to Office 365 or to a third-party hosting provider is too complicated for them to carry out and that Microsoft could be doing more to help them out as OLSB's closure date fast approaches.

  • Securing your Board of Directors' communication portal

    Premium-Inhalt. Imagine that criminals broke into headquarters and bugged your executive offices for insider information--and then made millions trading on that information. That's what can happen if you jump into a Board Communication Systems too quickly. It has already happened: They silently monitor your Board of Directors communications until they hear insider information that they can use to strike it rich on the stock market.

  • Microsoft Apologizes After Botched Windows Phone Challenge

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is apologizing for a marketing campaign gone wrong, after a tech writer "smoked" a Windows Phone using an Android handset.

  • Facebook Mulling Privacy Changes Via Public Comments

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook is mulling changes to its privacy policy that appear to be small, but privacy advocates argue will make a big difference in the way the company collects information on Facebook and non-Facebook users.

  • AT&T to Sell Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone on April 8 for $100

    Premium-Inhalt. The Nokia Lumia 900's long journey to the United States is nearly finished, with AT&T confirming an April 8 release date and $100 price tag for the stylish Windows Phone.

  • Is the Nokia Lumia 900 the Best $99 Smartphone at AT&T?

    Premium-Inhalt. AT&T will begin selling the highly-anticipated Nokia Lumia 900 smartphone on April 8th for a (with obligatory two-year contract). The bargain price for a flagship device may boost both Nokia and Windows Phone, but it’s not the only device offered by AT&T for $99. Before choosing, consider the alternatives and see how the Lumia 900 stacks up against the $99 competition.

  • Streaming vs. proxy deep packet inspection

    Premium-Inhalt. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

  • HP's server strategy focuses on SSDs, storage bottleneck

    Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard (HP) says it will address the I/O bottleneck created by internal and external storage in its next generation of ProLiant servers, boosting performance by up to 50% for popular applications such as online transaction processing (OLTP) and streaming video.

  • iPad battery allegations unwarranted

    Premium-Inhalt. Your new iPad's battery is fine. Despite suggesting that Apple's newest tablet suffers from , --'s own research concludes that the third-generation iPad's battery works as designed, and that customers needn't fear harming the battery by over-charging it.

  • Converting CDs to Windows-compatible ISO images

    Premium-Inhalt. Reader P.J. Schultz is attempting to reach across the great Mac/PC platform divide but has been thwarted. She writes:

  • Skeltrack: Tracking the Human Skeleton With Kinect

    Premium-Inhalt. When Microsoft released its Kinect Software Development Kit (SDK) to developers to fuel innovation on the Kinect platform, the possibilities were palpable. Projects like Open Kinect have made real strides in pushing the envelope for community involvement in areas including science, medicine, and even teleconferencing. But a company from Spain wants to use the Kinect to track your skeleton.

  • Microsoft disrupts servers used by feared Zeus bank Trojan

    Premium-Inhalt. In the most significant cybercrime bust of the year so far, Microsoft and US banking organisations say they have disrupted a number of the most active botnets that have been attacking online banking customers across the world with impunity using the Zeus crimeware.

  • Thomas Cook to implement new online reservation system

    Premium-Inhalt. Thomas Cook, the travel company, has awarded a multi-year contract to Anite for the supply of an online reservation system in its UK business.

  • Logitech targets small workgroups with HD videoconferencing unit

    Premium-Inhalt. Logitech hopes to address changes in enterprise teamwork with a high-definition videoconferencing unit designed for ad-hoc collaboration among small groups.

  • Latisys: Customers want off-premises private clouds

    Premium-Inhalt. The public cloud doesn't work for everyone, says Pete Stevenson, CEO of , a cloud, managed hosting and colocation service provider that announced an expansion of its offerings and facilities today.

  • Nonprofit open source organizations booming

    Premium-Inhalt. The story "Nonprofit open source organizations booming," posted March 22, misspelled the surname of Mozilla CTO Brendan Eich in the first and third paragraphs. The story has been corrected on the wire and the first and third paragraphs now read:

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