Mit der Einführung einer Private Cloud im Unternehmen entstehen für die IT-Mitarbeiter neue Rollen, die es im traditionellen, projektgetriebenen und CAPEX-orientierten IT-Geschäft nicht gibt. Herkömmliches IT-Wissen ist hier weniger gefragt. Statt auf Technologieorientierung zu setzen, empfehlen sich bei Cloud-Projekten Mitarbeiter, die sich durch Querdenken, Ideenreichtum und Wissensorientierung auszeichnen. …mehr
Auf der Hannover Messe (23. bis 27. April) steht das Thema Energieeffizienz unter dem Motto "greentelligence" im Mittelpunkt. Wir sprachen im Interview mit Bernd Hanstein, Hauptabteilungsleiter IT bei Rittal über energiesparende Rechenzentren und die Chancen von Cloud Computing. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. We’ve previously covered some iPhone attachments that let you dock to take . But wants to take this a step further: It's working on a new iPhone case/attachment, called the , that lets you take pictures as seen through your microscope, telescope, binoculars, or any optic with an eyepiece.
Premium-Inhalt. Chinese auto-maker took the wraps off its latest vehicle ahead of the , and although at first glance the new car may look fairly typical, the Qin (pronounced Chin) electric hybrid packs in one key differentiator: an on-board robot.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple may settle ebook price-fixing allegations, but only across the pond; Eddy Cue has some tough love for news publishers; and a boardwalk classic finds a new home. Step right up and see the amazing, death-defying, one-of-a-kind remainders for Monday, April 23, 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. Andy Rubin, the head of Google's Android development team, took the witness stand for the first time Monday in Oracle's lawsuit accusing Google of patent and copyright infringement in its Android OS.
Premium-Inhalt. Few people will tell you frankly -- and many would struggle to even acknowledge - their regrets, weaknesses or strengths, especially those sitting on the executive boards of the UK's top companies. But then Jackie Hunt, chief financial officer of FTSE 100 insurer Standard Life, is an exception in many senses.
Premium-Inhalt. The number of all-male FTSE 100 boards has fallen to single figures for the first time in history, thanks to the drive to encourage more women on boards, the latest data showed on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. You would be forgiven for thinking Wordpress was just a tool for bloggers. For many this is as far as their use of the open source platform would go, but Dan Milward has taken the highly popular CMS and built a gaming system on top of it.
Premium-Inhalt. An official finding of "adequacy" in respect of New Zealand's privacy legislation against European Union standards may be close.
Premium-Inhalt. Any self-respecting modder will at some point need to hack something on a grand scale. A group at MIT took the grand scale term quite literally, though, by turning a building into their playground.
Premium-Inhalt. Make no mistake: The AMD Radeon HD 7750 is not a fast . It will not play the latest games at a smooth frame rate at full 1080p resolution with all the details turned up. You'll have to reduce the resolution and dial down the features in hot new 3D games to achieve good performance. Still, it's a nice improvement over integrated graphics, and you can it add it to almost any PC.
Premium-Inhalt. With the introduction of Windows 7, many PC and notebook users may feel more secure than they did using older versions of the Microsoft operating system. Newer OSs have more security features, offer better out-of-the-box security settings and have closed many of the historical security holes. Windows 7, for example, has changed the default User Account Control level so that it's harder for rogue programs to run without first explicitly gaining the user's permission.
Premium-Inhalt. In theory, it's best to clear all your database transactions as soon as you can, keeping the tables up to date so that you don't have to worry about data integrity or time-smear problems. It's not always that simple.
Premium-Inhalt. Bring-your-own-device, or BYOD, is a movement blurring the line between work and personal life. After all, BYOD is all about employees using personal smartphones and tablets for business purposes. So does this mean people check Facebook when they should be working or read job-related emails on weekends?
Premium-Inhalt. on Monday unveiled the processor family, the third generation in the company's line of Core processors.
Premium-Inhalt. Thirty-plus Internet pioneers, innovators and "global connectors" -- yes, even including Al Gore -- have been inducted into the first class of the .
Premium-Inhalt. Windows 8 is just around the corner, and some applications are getting ready for the big shift to the Metro visual style. MetroTwit is one prime example: This slick, free Twitter client is all about Metro, emphasizing typography over icons and even doing away with the typical Windows chrome and borders for a flat, slate-like look.
Premium-Inhalt. Monday marked the debut of Intel's third-generation processor family--code-named Ivy Bridge--but the was reserved for high-end desktops and laptops. These first-round chips will not go in mainstream computers or even trendy .
Premium-Inhalt. ArcSoft's Perfect365 is a fun, if limited, program that allows you to add a variety of makeup styles to a digital face to improve the complexion, get rid of blemishes, and pump up the color of the eyes, lips, and cheeks.
Premium-Inhalt. has set its sights on Dropbox with a new set of features for its cloud storage service SkyDrive that syncs files and folders between SkyDrive and the local machine.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle on Monday rolled out what it called major upgrades to its JD Edwards line of ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications during the Collaborate user conference in Las Vegas.
Premium-Inhalt. Angolan telecom mobile operator Movicel has launched Africa's first commercial LTE network in the country's capital, Luanda.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft and Facebook, which have struck a variety of business, technology and advertising agreements in recent years, on Monday a deal related to patents AOL recently sold.
Premium-Inhalt. Google Drive is expected to launch any day now, and competing services such as Dropbox and Microsoft's SkyDrive are preparing for battle with their own feature enhancements.
Premium-Inhalt. If your iPhone pops up a message demanding you configure some security settings, don't panic. Apple confirmed Monday to that such prompts, requiring that you select and answer three security questions before grabbing apps (or even app updates) from the App Store, are indeed legitimate. The same security message appears in the desktop version of iTunes and seemingly applies to all purchases throughout the iTunes Store.
Premium-Inhalt. About 100 peripherals based on the Thunderbolt connector technology will become available by the end of the year, a big jump from a fraction of the devices available today, if Intel meets its target, a company executive said on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. At the request of CIO, the story headlined "Top CIOs Predict Future of the CIO Role" and posted Monday has been removed from the wire. Online editors are asked to immediately remove the story from Web sites, which was under embargo until May 1 and posted inadvertently by CIO. Questions regarding the story should be directed to Christine Celli, Managing Editor, CIO magazine.