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  • Shape Security - Next Big Thing in Sachen Sicherheit?

    Prominente Finanzierungsrunde

    Das noch im Stealth Mode befindliche US-Start-up Shape Security hat gerade einen Finanzierungsrunde über sechs Millionen Dollar abgschlossen.  …mehr

  • Amazon baut Cloud-Angebote weiter aus

    Plattform für SAP-Lösungen

    Amazon baut seine Cloud-Lösungen weiter aus bietet sich verstärkt als Plattform für Firmenlösungen von SAP an. …mehr

  • Telekom stopft offene Hintertür in WLAN-Router

    Erster Patch am Freitag

    Die Deutsche Telekom will voraussichtlich am Freitag einen ersten Schutz gegen die gefährliche Sicherheitslücke in ihren WLAN-Routern veröffentlichen. …mehr

  • Markt für Sicherheits-Software wuchs 2011 um 7,5 Prozent

    Gartner

    Die Marktforschungs- und Beratungsfirma Gartner hat Zahlen zum Markt für Security-Software im Jahr 2011 veröffentlicht.  …mehr

  • Deutsche Wirtschaft will erst Klarheit auf EU-Ebene

    Vorratsdatenspeicherung

    Die deutsche Wirtschaft hat an EU-Kommissarin Cecilia Malmström appelliert, zunächst auf EU-Ebene Klarheit über die Vorratsdatenspeicherung zu schaffen. …mehr

  • Backbeat GO - Neues leichtgewichtiges Headset von Plantronics

    Gadget des Tages

    Mit dem Backbeat GO bietet Pllantronics ein Headset für alle, die ein schlankes Headset suchen, mit dem man nicht nur telefonieren sondern auch Musik hören kann. …mehr

  • Google Drive versetzt den Markt in Aufruhr

    Google Drive - die Reaktionen der Konkurrenz

    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

  • Nintendo sieht rot

    Hoffnung auf Wii-Nachfolger

    Der japanische Spiele-Spezialist Nintendo ist im vergangenen Geschäftsjahr in die Verlustzone gerutscht. …mehr

  • Alcatel-Lucent schreibt operativ tiefrote Zahlen

    Aktie bricht ein

    Der französische TK-Ausrüster Alcatel-Lucent ist im ersten Quartal tiefer in die roten Zahlen gerutscht. …mehr

  • Figuren, mit denen man reden kann

    Computerspiel-Zukunft

    Im Computerspiel der Zukunft werden Charaktere auftreten, mit denen die Spieler reden können. …mehr

  • Deutsche Internetagenturen machten 2011 über 886 Millionen Euro Umsatz

    BVDW

    Die deutschen Full-Service-Internetagenturen haben 2011 nach Angaben des Bundesverbands Digital Wirtschaft (BVDW) 886,33 Millionen Euro Honorarumsatz erzielt.  …mehr

  • Conficker immer noch größte Bedrohung für Unternehmen

    Microsoft

    Noch immer werden grundlegende Vorkehrungen für den Schutz von Computersystemen nicht beherzigt. Als Hauptproblem stellt eine Microsoft-Studie den Umgang mit Passwörtern fest. …mehr

  • Privatsphären-App für Fotos und Videos

    ObscuraCam für Android

    Die App ObscuraCam vom Guardian Project erlaubt eine einfache Bearbeitung von Bildern und Videos. Damit lassen sich beispielsweise Personen anonymisieren und sensible Daten entfernen. …mehr

  • Telekom warnt vor Schwachstelle bei drei WLAN-Routern

    Update

    Die Deutsche Telekom hat auf eine gravierende Sicherheitslücke bei drei Modellen ihrer WLAN-Router hingewiesen. …mehr

  • SAP rechnet im Cloud-Geschäft frühestens 2013 mit Gewinn

    CFO Brandt

    Europas größter Softwarekonzern SAP rechnet im Geschäft mit Mietsoftware frühestens im kommenden Jahren mit Gewinnen. …mehr

  • Ohne Einser-Abitur geht gar nichts

    Elite-Berater

    Mobil und kommunikationsfähig muss er sein, über Sprachkenntnisse verfügen und zu den Besten seines Fachs gehören. So stellt sich A. T. Kearney den idealen Bewerber auf eine Beraterstelle vor. …mehr

  • So halten Sie Ihre Kundendaten sauber

    Daten managen

    Die besten CRM-Systeme und die aufwendigsten Kundenkampagnen nutzen wenig, wenn sie auf einer mangelhaften Datenqualität basieren. Systematisches Daten-Management ist Pflicht. …mehr

  • Was taugt HTC's neues Quadcore-Flaggschiff?

    HTC One X im Test

    Quadcore-CPU, 4,7-Zoll-Display, Android 4.0: Mit Attributen wie diesen will das HTC One X 2012 im Smartphone-Markt ganz vorne mitmischen. Wir haben uns das neue Flaggschiffmodell von HTC genauer angeschaut.  …mehr

  • Die besten kostenlosen iPad-Apps

    Tuning für Ihr iPad

    Mit den richtigen Apps wird das iPad zum Alleskönner. Wir zeigen iPad-Apps, die alles richtig machen. …mehr

  • So sieht der CIO der nächsten Generation aus

    Viermal anders

    Der Client-Server-CIO ist Geschichte. Der IT-Verantwortliche muss mehr integrative Aufgaben und unternehmerische Verantwortung übernehmen. Vom IT-Chef alter Prägung unterscheidet sich der CIO der nächsten Generation vor allem in vier Punkten, so das Beratungsunternehmen Lodestone.  …mehr

  • 4 Tricks, mit denen Social Media gelingt

    Private Postings erlauben

    Weniger Meetings und Mails: Diese Erwartungen erfüllt Web 2.0 in Firmen eher nicht. Altimeter hat Unternehmen befragt und leitet daraus vier Tipps ab.  …mehr

  • Keine festen Regeln für Gutachterkosten

    Firmenwagen in der Werkstatt

    Das Arbeitsgericht München hat zum Anspruch auf Erstattung der gesamten Sachverständigenkosten beim Verkehrsunfall entschieden.  …mehr

  • Oracle loses bid to assert third patent in Google trial

    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.

  • SOCA and FBI take down criminal websites

    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).

  • One in 10 second-hand hard drives in U.K. contain personal data

    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.

  • How to Encrypt Your Email

    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.

  • Need a Free, One-Page Website? Consider WebDwarf

    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.

  • How Android stacks up

    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. 

  • SMB Adoption Of Virtualization to Outpace Enterprises: Survey

    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.

  • Facebook hacker comes clean on 'what really happened'

    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.

  • CDT, White House oppose CISPA cyberthreat sharing bill

    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.

  • Nissan says hackers stole user IDs, hashed passwords

    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.

  • Small firm takes on Apple, Google, over voice patent

    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.

  • Remains of the Day: Eat at Jobs's

    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.

  • House passes CISPA cyberthreat sharing bill, despite privacy concerns

    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.

  • Apple needs to rethink its WWDC approach

    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.

  • Google Translate Has More than 200 Million Active Users

    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.

  • Security Experts Warn of Cyber Threats From Iran

    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.

  • Three One-Click Ways to Save Web Content for Later

    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.

  • First Netgear 802.11ac Router Coming in May

    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.

  • Kindle Fire now accounts for more than half of U.S. Android tablets

    Premium-Inhalt. When people refer to "Android tablets" they may soon just be referring to the Amazon Kindle Fire.

  • NY, LA, SF to be among Clearwire's first LTE cities next year

    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.

  • Google calls on Detroit for self-driving car project

    Premium-Inhalt. Google plans to move ahead with its self-driving car technology and hopes to get a hand from the folks in Detroit.

  • FTC hires outside attorney in Google antitrust case

    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.

  • Twitter updates iPhone, Android apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Twitter released updated iPhone and Android apps Thursday that make it easier for users to search and find new information.

  • Red Hat beta release stuffed with new features

    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 .

  • Lofgren says 'toxic environment' stalls visa reform

    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.

  • Oracle upgrades standard Java, JavaFX

    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.

  • Google Engineer Blames Wireless Carriers for Wait on Android OS Updates for Nexus Smartphones

    Premium-Inhalt. The honeymoon between Google and wireless carriers appears to be over.

  • WYSIWYG Web Builder Helps You Build a Full Website

    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.

  • RIM's future hangs on developer support for "new BlackBerry"

    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.

  • Apple blowing Android away in enterprise adoption

    Premium-Inhalt. With , there's a battle heating up for enterprise smartphone users and so far Apple is winning in a big way.

  • Report: Some cloud providers have "dirty disks"

    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.

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