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