Google hat seinen Online-Speicher- und Kollaborationsdienst Drive gelauncht. Zwar gibt sich die Konkurrenz demonstrativ unbeeindruckt, doch ihre teilweise überhastet wirkenden Reaktionen sprechen eine andere Sprache: Google Drive wird von der Branche ernst genommen. …mehr
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Premium-Inhalt. Oracle has lost its bid to assert a third patent in its trial against Google, with a favorable decision from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office coming "a few days too late," a judge ruled on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. WebDwarf is most definitely dwarfish rather than dwarven, and if you follow that you may be too much of a nerd to use this Web page designer. Because of its limited features, including the ability to only make a single page, WebDwarf is great for kids learning how to create a page, a class project, or even a business wanting a web presence but not willing to expend the time or money on a real site.
Premium-Inhalt. Android device activations have skyrocketed lately, and now average around 850,000 a day. That's quite a leap from the first quarter of 2010, when Android activations were averaging a mere 65,000 per day. Android is currently the most popular mobile operating system in the world, as research firm Gartner reported late last year that Android devices accounted for more than half of all smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter of 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. According to a recent survey conducted by disaster recovery and data protection solutions provider Acronis, small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are planning to adopt server virtualization in 2012 at a faster pace than large enterprises. However, the survey also identified widespread backup and disaster recovery shortcomings for virtual servers amongst SMBs. Meanwhile, previous enthusiasm for cloud infrastructure has, at least so far, failed to turn into reality.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple, Google, Microsoft and all major smartphone vendors were slapped with a lawsuit Wednesday by Potter Voice Technologies, an obscure Colorado company that claims they are infringing its patent on natural-language voice control of a computer.
Premium-Inhalt. The hacker who stole Facebook's source code has gone public with a deeper explanation of how he penetrated the world's most popular social network.
Premium-Inhalt. As the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to debate a controversial cyberthreat information-sharing bill, a key deal with a vocal digital rights group has fallen apart.
Premium-Inhalt. Nissan said it found malicious software on its network that stole employee user IDs and hashed passwords, but said no personal information or e-mails appeared to have been compromised.
Premium-Inhalt. Clearwire will launch its LTE network early next year with service in high-demand "hot zones" in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle and San Francisco, the company said on Thursday as it announced its first-quarter financial results.
Premium-Inhalt. Google plans to move ahead with its self-driving car technology and hopes to get a hand from the folks in Detroit.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has hired an outside litigator to lead its antitrust investigation of Google, a possible sign that the FTC is preparing to file a lawsuit against the search and advertising giant.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter released updated iPhone and Android apps Thursday that make it easier for users to search and find new information.
Premium-Inhalt. Red Hat released a feature-packed beta of Enterprise Linux 6.3 earlier this week, making major changes in areas ranging from to .
Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) isn't giving up on a bill to give green cards to college graduates with advanced degrees in technical fields, but she has been unable to find any Republican backing for it.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle on Thursday is releasing updates to the standard edition of and the rich client application platform, including the first delivery of the Java Development Kit and JavaFX Software Development Kit for Mac OS X. The latest enhancements for Java garbage collection and the Java Virtual Machine are featured as well.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple plans a fine-dining establishment, and a former Apple collaborator draws a line between Steve Jobs and oompa-loompas. The remainders for Thursday, April 26, 2012 live in a world of pure imagination.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a cyberthreat information-sharing bill that critics say will give U.S. government agencies access to the private communications of millions of Internet users.
Premium-Inhalt. As a company, Apple gets a lot of things right. It built a phone that set the standard for an entire industry, with handset makers still playing catch up with the iPhone five years after that product's debut. With the iPad, Apple created a product we didn't even realize we needed and now can't possibly imagine living without. And, lest we forget, it also does a respectable business making computers.
Premium-Inhalt. Google's decade-long efforts to automate the tricky business of appear to be paying off. The search giant today announced that its service has more than 200 million active monthly users, and that mobile usage is quadrupling year over year.
Premium-Inhalt. A panel of experts warned lawmakers on Thursday about the looming threat of a cyber attack emanating from Iran, an increasingly isolated nation that has been linked to numerous attacks against the United States in recent years including a plot last year to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States in Washington, D.C.
Premium-Inhalt. Throughout my workday, I routinely encounter Web sites I'd like to revisit at a later date. For example, often I'll see something that's good fodder for a blog post. Or something I can use as reference material in an upcoming feature.
Premium-Inhalt. Netgear is officially the first networking company with an Wi-Fi router, the company announced Thursday. The , which will debut in May, will reportedly run up to 1.3Gbps on the 5GHz band, which makes it (theoretically) more than twice as fast as current routers.
Premium-Inhalt. When people refer to "Android tablets" they may soon just be referring to the Amazon Kindle Fire.
Premium-Inhalt. The honeymoon between Google and wireless carriers appears to be over.
Premium-Inhalt. WYSIWYG Web Builder 8 (or What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get) is just that. But just because you don't need to know how to write code, don't think that you'll be able to jump into Web Builder with no knowledge of how Web pages work: You'll be doing some homework, especially to unlock the more advanced features of Web Builder.
Premium-Inhalt. With its future up for grabs, Research in Motion at its annual BlackBerry World conference next week will focus on simplifying development for its soon-to-be-unveiled BlackBerry 10 operating system. HTML5 is one key technology in that strategy to create a viable ecosystem of for a new generation of mobile devices expected to ship by year-end.
Premium-Inhalt. With , there's a battle heating up for enterprise smartphone users and so far Apple is winning in a big way.
Premium-Inhalt. A forensic IT study by a U.K. security consultancy found that some multi-tenant public cloud providers have "dirty disks" that are not fully wiped clean after each use by a customer, leaving potentially sensitive data exposed to other users.
Premium-Inhalt. Thirty-six websites used to sell stolen bank account details have been taken down following an investigation by the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).
Premium-Inhalt. A study by the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office found that more than one in 10 second hand hard drives sold or given away in Britain contains recoverable personal information of the original owner.
Premium-Inhalt. Even if you never email sensitive information--social security numbers, banking info, business secrets, and so on--you should consider using encryption. Aside from capturing your email content and attachments, a miscreant could hijack your entire email account if you failed to secure it properly. In this article, I'll discuss what you need to encrypt and how to get started, regardless of the particular email service you use.