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  • Wichtige Updates für Apples Java-Implementierung

    Snow Leopard und Lion

    Apple hat ein wichtiges Sicherheits-Update für seine Java-Implementierung in Mac OS X 10.6 ("Snow Leopard") und 10.7 ("Lion") veröffentlicht.  …mehr

  • Yahoo! streicht rund 2000 Arbeitsplätze

    Krise offiziell

    Der kriselnde Internet-Konzern Yahoo! streicht bei seinem nächsten massiven Stellenabbau rund 2000 der noch 14.000 Arbeitsplätze. …mehr

  • Dauerstreit belastet Klima bei den Piraten

    Berlin vs. Bund

    Ganz Deutschland interessiert sich für die Piraten. Die aber beharken sich immer wieder in internen Streitigkeiten.Nach einer neuerlichen Eskalation zwischen dem Berliner Landesverband und dem Bundesvorstand soll ein Gespräch vor dem Parteitag eine Klärung herbeiführen.  …mehr

  • Fünf Cloud-Trends, die auf Ihre Agenda gehören

    Gartner Analyse

    Die Angebote für Cloud Computing sind so zahllos wie schnellebig. Um Marktchancen zu erkennen aber auch teure Fehlentwicklungen zu vermeiden, müssen Unternehmen Cloud-Trends ständig beobachten, sagt Marktforscher Gartner - und zeigt die wichtigsten Entwicklungslinien auf. …mehr

  • FileMaker erfindet sich neu - als Plattform

    Version 12

    Die Apple-Tochter FileMaker stellt heute die neue Version 12 ihrer gleichnamigen Software vor - und erfindet sich dabei nicht ganz überraschend neu als Entwicklungsumgebung für mobile iOS-Anwendungen.  …mehr

  • Samwer-Brüder kopieren elektronischen Zahldienst Square

    "deutsche startups"

    Die Samwer-Brüder planen einem Bericht des Fachportals "deutsche startups" zufolge einen Klon des mobilen Kreditkarten-Zahlungssystems Square. …mehr

  • Mehr als 7800 Freiwillige an Linux-Entwicklung beteiligt

    Kernel

    Open Source in Aktion: An der Weiterentwicklung des freien Betriebssystems Linux haben sich in den vergangenen Jahren mehr als 7800 Freiwillige beteiligt. …mehr

  • Sophos kauft Dialogs

    Mobile Device Management

    Um sich im Mobility-Bereich zu verstärken, hat der IT-Security-Anbieter Sophos die Übernahme von Dialogs angekündigt.  …mehr

  • IT-Branche mit positiven Erwartungen für 2012

    BITKOM

    Die IT-Branche in Deutschland erwartet heuer eine gute Marktentwicklung und will laut Branchenverband BITKOM bis zu 6000 neue Stellen schaffen. …mehr

  • ASH veröffentlicht Bank X 5

    Mac-Finanzsoftware

    Application Systems Heidelberg (ASH) hat die neue Version 5 seiner HBCI-Online-Banking- und Finanzverwaltungssoftware "Bank X" veröffentlicht.  …mehr

  • Horn iPhone Lautsprecher - Altbewährtes erobert das Smartphone

    Gadget des Tages

    Der bei Yomoy erhältliche Lautsprecher in Form eines Horns verbindet die traditionellen Eigenschaften des Blasinstruments mit den Vorteilen einer modernen Box.  …mehr

  • RIM stellt Blackberry Mobile Fusion fertig

    Plattformübergreifendes Mobile Device Management

    Research in Motion hat nun mit Blackberry Mobile Fusion eine Verwaltungslösung auf den Markt gebracht, die den Blackberry Enterprise Server mit Mobile-Device-Management-Funktionen für iOS- und Android-Geräte verbindet.  …mehr

  • Niederländische Chipfirma NXP klagt gegen RIM

    Nächster Patentstreit

    Der Blackberry-Anbieter RIM hat schon genug mit seinen Absatzproblemen zu kämpfen, jetzt kommt auch noch eine Patentklage dazu. Der europäische Chipkonzern NXP sieht unter anderem ein Patent für Handys mit GPS-Empfänger verletzt. …mehr

  • Yahoo! will bis zu 2000 Stellen streichen

    Pink Slips

    Yahoo! steht laut einem US-Bericht vor dem nächsten massiven Stellenabbau. …mehr

  • Facebook schlägt mit eigener Klage gegen Yahoo! zurück

    Zehn Patente

    Facebook hat mehrere Wochen an einer Antwort auf die Patentklage von Yahoo! gebastelt - und schlägt jetzt mit Wucht zurück. …mehr

  • So haben Sie Windows im Griff mit Bordmitteln

    System-Verwaltung

    Ob das Verwalten von Datenträgern oder das Analysieren von Windows-Fehlern: Mit folgenden Tipps haben Sie Ihr Windows voll im Griff.  …mehr

  • Mainframe-Profis treffen sich in Hannover

    Freiberufler

    Wie der IT-Projekt-Markt für Großrechnerexperten aussieht, darüber diskutiert der Mainframe-Arbeitskreis am 21. April 2012 in Hannover.  …mehr

  • Wir legen Wert auf einen gesunden Sourcing-Mix

    Was CIOs akut beschäftigt

    Sie waren vor nicht allzu langer Zeit erst mit einem großen Outsourcing-Vertrag in den Schlagzeilen. Aber Sie suchen zusätzlich zu ihren 2.700 IT-Mitarbeitern immer noch etwa 100 neue Leute. Wie ist das zu verstehen?  …mehr

  • Der Ultrabook-Angriff auf Apple

    Durchbruch 2013 mit Windows 8

    Intel nagt am Apple-Kuchen. Ultrabook gegen MacBook Air. Die superleichten Ultrabooks werden den Markt aufmischen, sagt Juniper Research voraus.  …mehr

  • Wahlzeit bei der Betriebsratswahl

    Anfechtung möglich

    Der Wahlvorstand muss die Zeit der möglichen Stimmabgabe für eine Betriebsratswahl konkret festlegen und bekannt geben.  …mehr

  • Anwendungen effizienter entwickeln

    Application Development and Maintenance

    Die Anwendungsentwicklung reibt sich zwischen Kundenwunsch und Kostendruck auf. Wege aus dem Dilemma führen in Richtung Softwarefabrik.  …mehr

  • Activists allege Facebook dragging its feet on privacy changes

    Premium-Inhalt. Privacy activists are alleging Facebook hasn't met a deadline set by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner to make changes to its privacy controls.

  • As CFO, What's Your Mobile Strategy?

    Premium-Inhalt. Today I'm asking, "Do you have a mobile strategy?" And I don't mean a strategy to bring , following the that's evolving so fast that it's already a given. I'm asking if your company has plans to bring your products or services to mobile devices. Do you?

  • XBRL's Brave New World

    Premium-Inhalt. With thousands of publicly listed companies in the U.S. , it is hardly surprising to find Marty Vanderploeg, a managing director at , and one of its co-founders, in an expansive mood.

  • Microsoft: Cloud to create 9.62 million jobs in APac

    Premium-Inhalt. Cloud computing will create 9.62 million jobs in Asia Pacific by 2015, said Microsoft that published a commissioned research conducted by IDC recently.

  • How to Get Started With Infographics

    Premium-Inhalt. Media and publishing professionals know that , and are more l via social media than a standard blog post or article. By combining images with data, infographics get much more mileage than text or graphics alone. You can use them for news, presentations, or press releases on your company blog or website to attract publicity and show off your expertise.

  • RIM Opens the Gates for the Trojan Horse

    Premium-Inhalt. Someday we'll look back on BlackBerry maker RIM's announcement to handle mobile device management for its competitors and say, "It seemed like a good idea at the time."

  • Need Affiliate Marketers for a Web Site? Consider Designing With XSite Pro

    Premium-Inhalt. Remember ? It was discontinued in 2006, but its WYSIWYG spirit lives on in products such as XSite Pro. With XSite Pro ($197), you can create an entire website without writing a single line of code. Then again, there are much cheaper ways to create your own website without coding, such as ($130) and (free). So, is XSite Pro worth the price? Well, it depends.

  • Instagram for Android: Fun, but missing some iOS features

    Premium-Inhalt. After 18 months as an , photo-sharing app Instagram Tuesday. Instagram allows you to take photos, apply a variety of filters, and easily share your work to many different places, including Instagram's own home-built social network.

  • Remains of the Day: Glaring errors

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple may de-glare its iMac displays, the iPhone reigns supreme on Flickr, and the question of the day: Who can possibly portray the inimitable Steve Wozniak? The remainders for Tuesday, April 3, 2012 are smelling Oscar. (Specifically, the Grouch.)

  • Megaupload lawyer says case could affect other storage services

    Premium-Inhalt. A verdict against Megaupload in the U.S. would mean other cloud storage providers can be held criminally liable for illegal content stored by customers on their networks, an attorney representing the shuttered file-sharing site said on Tuesday.

  • Path tightens mobile app security

    Premium-Inhalt. Social networking service Path has upgraded the security of its mobile application in apparent response to a recent outcry over its data gathering practices.

  • BYOD: If You Think You're Saving Money, Think Again

    Premium-Inhalt. It's the battle hymn of the mobile worker: They want to use their personal iPhones, iPads and Android devices instead of company-issued BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBooks to get their jobs done. It's part of a growing trend called BYOD, or bring-your-own-device.

  • Free Mixxx DJ Software Transforms You Into a DJ

    Premium-Inhalt. Mixxx is DJ mixing software created and maintained by the open source community. It's free, offers great basic capabilities, and supports around 30 external midi DJ controllers. It's where any aspiring DJ should start off, and it's good enough that you may never leave it--unless you're an FX junkie.

  • HTC Evo 4G LTE Gets Official: Sprint's Latest LTE Phone Makes Its Debut

    Premium-Inhalt. Our prediction that HTC and Sprint were going to reveal an EVO-branded HTC One phone was correct: The HTC Evo 4G LTE made its debut this afternoon in New York City. The Evo 4G LTE will go on sale sometime in the second quarter of 2012 for $200.

  • Auto Cat Flap Hack Keeps Your Kitteh Safe At Night

    Premium-Inhalt. Keeping kitteh safe when night falls is important. So important in fact, that ' took to building an Arduino-powered cat flap to ensure his own feline friend stayed indoors after dark.

  • Skype: Voice Trumps Facebook, Twitter, SMS

    Premium-Inhalt. What's the best way to reach out and touch someone? According to a new Skype ad campaign in the U.K., not through Facebook posts, Twitter tweets, or hastily typed text messages, but through voice and video calls.

  • HTC, Sprint announce Evo 4G LTE smartphone

    Premium-Inhalt. Sprint on Wednesday introduced the HTC Evo 4G LTE smartphone, adding a new phone to a stable of devices that will be compatible with the carrier's high-speed network when it launches soon in the U.S.

  • New Microsoft tool maintains Windows user settings in virtual environments

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft virtual Windows environments need not require a lot of manual configuration to customize applications and update operating system preferences each time users log in thanks to a product being added to the Microsoft toolbox.

  • PayPal Payments Keeps Shoppers on Your Website

    Premium-Inhalt. PayPal's major drawback for small businesses has been that customers need to leave the website they're shopping on to process a payment. Starting today, however, the new PayPal Payments system will let you keep customers on your website while they're completing a purchase.

  • Feds to Unveil Insider Threat Defense Plan by Year End

    Premium-Inhalt. In the aftermath of the embarrassing leak of hundreds of thousands of sensitive government and military documents to the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, the Obama administration formed an interagency task force to refine the government's defenses against insider threats.

  • Microsoft acquires 20 new Windows security ideas for $13,400 each

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has received 20 submissions in the $268,000 contest it hopes will result in new security technologies being baked into Windows, a company security strategist said Tuesday.

  • New SwiftKey 3 Keyboard App for Android Kills the Need for Spacebar Accuracy

    Premium-Inhalt. SwiftKey just re-invented the way that you type on your Android phone or tablet with SwiftKey 3 Beta. This latest version of has a new feature called "Smart Space" that allows you to just type continuously without having to remember to insert spaces between words.

  • thatgamecompany Moves Beyond Its Journey With Sony

    Premium-Inhalt. Last month, thatgamecompany released Journey on the PlayStation Network to widespread critical acclaim and, happily, an equally favorable commercial reception. In fact, Journey has become the fastest-selling title in the history of the PSN both in the and in . The number of fan letters that the developer has received also surpassed those for Flower, Journey's predecessor, after only three days. This success is likely to hold steady as Journey's soundtrack, by Austin Wintory, is released on April 10th and the Smithsonian continues to feature Flower in its exhibit.

  • Microsoft details Azure security features

    Premium-Inhalt. has added its Azure cloud platform to the Cloud Security Alliance's STAR security registry, which is a listing where cloud service providers post information about their features.

  • Ready or not, unmanned drones may soon be a staple of American life

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're worried about companies like Facebook and Google violating your privacy, just wait until you have unmanned aerial drones flying around your house.

  • Plants Display Emotion, Will Get Mad If You Forget To Water Them

    Premium-Inhalt. Having plants in your office or home is thought to bring a calming effect to the working environment. Of course, the only thing about plant is that they aren't exactly great company, just nice to look at. Plus, it's pretty easy to forget to water them, and they have no way of telling you they are literally dying of thirst. Until now.

  • Poll: Social Media Has Mixed Impact on Elections

    Premium-Inhalt. Social media buzz can influence who wins elections, but it doesn't appear to impact voter turnout, according to a released Wednesday.

  • iPhone gains even more regional carriers for April 20 launch

    Premium-Inhalt. Wednesday appears to be a banner day for regional carriers and the iPhone: This morning, noted that both Virginia-based and Alaskan carrier would carry the iPhone 4S starting on April 20. Now we know that, as reported by , they aren’t the only recipients—you can add another Alaskan carrier, one from Kentucky, and one from Wisconsin to the mix. As of Wednesday afternoon, the following three regional carriers were touting the iPhone on their websites.

  • Yahoo CEO needs to outline his vision after layoffs

    Premium-Inhalt. As Yahoo laid off about 2,000 employees Wednesday, industry watchers were asking when its CEO will lay out his vision for the struggling company's future.

  • IT pro rethinks infrastructure from the ground up, ends up in clouds

    Premium-Inhalt. Mark Adams, vice president of IT at HireRight, is living the dream -- the chance to completely rethink the infrastructure for a $300 million software-as-a-service employment screening service company. While the nucleus of the 1,600 employee company has been around for 30+ years, a three year acquisition spree resulted in sprawl, leaving the company with 10 facilities, including company owned and collocation and disaster-recovery sites, some of them overseas. Now HireRight is three quarters of the way through a consolidation effort with a heavy emphasis on cloud. Adams gave an update on the company's modernization progress to Network World Editor in Chief John Dix.

  • Use voice, gestures to control TV

    Premium-Inhalt. A new wave of TVs this year will provide the option of using voice controls or hand gestures to navigate channels, change volumes or find the right content from broadcasts or the Internet. Samsung recently shipped new interactive TVs that not only recognize hand gestures, but also voice commands with the assistance of a "Smart Touch Remote" control. Lenovo hopes to go beyond voice and gesture recognition with a smart TV that is capable of quality gaming. Panasonic has already shipped some of its latest Viera TVs in the U.K. with Nuance Communications' Dragon TV platform, which allows users to speak out channel choices or Twitter updates.

  • Apple patches Mac Java zero-day bug

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple yesterday released a Java update for Mac owners that fixes a dozen security flaws, including one that has been exploited by attackers for at least two weeks.

  • Sprint to Start Taking Pre-Orders for LG Viper on April 12

    Premium-Inhalt. Sprint will start taking pre-orders on April 12 for the LG Viper, the first LG device that will be available with an unlimited data plan on Sprint’s 4G LTE network.

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