Premium-Inhalt. "iPad, you're the best-selling tablet device on the market! What are you going to do next?" If you guessed "go to Disney World," give yourself a shiny gold star. Meanwhile, Apple's adding some much needed but unappreciated comedy to the court room--hardly surprising for a . The remainders for Tuesday, May 1, 2012 are out of order.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Department of the Interior has picked Google Apps to provide cloud-based email and collaboration applications to about 90,000 staffers, choosing Google's services over Microsoft's Office 365.
Premium-Inhalt. Totem Destroyer 2 is a fun free Flash game in which you must not destroy a totem. It's an interesting name, really: A bit like calling Tetris "Tower Builder." Totem Destroyer 2 does have a lot of destruction: Your totem lies atop a pile of assorted bricks, and you must destroy almost all bricks without having the totem fall down to the ground.
Premium-Inhalt. In a bid to strengthen its enterprise marketing and management division, IBM plans to acquire customer analytics software company Tealeaf Technology, it announced Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. The roster sort of sounds like Santa's reindeer roll-call: On Dropbox, on SkyDrive, on iCloud, on Google! And now, Amazon becomes the latest company/sleigh-puller to dive into the Desktop Cloud Storage Wars of 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. Like any new technology, data storage in the cloud has gone through a maturation period. Employees started out, way back in 2007, moving a few files over to . Then, IT started experimenting with cloud storage through more robust services like . Now, executives are starting to wonder if all enterprise storage can be hosted in the cloud, and not in an on-premise data center.
Premium-Inhalt. If you have an Amazon account, you also have five gigabytes of free online storage for your files at your disposal through the service. You may not have known that, though, because accessing that space hasn't been as easy as it is with services like Dropbox and SkyDrive.
Premium-Inhalt. Whether you're a serious runner or a casual jogger, tracking your workouts will help you get and stay in shape. Enter MapMyRUN. This free (but ad-supported; ad-free paid versions available) cloud-based service offers a host of tools for runners of all levels.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft will retire the Windows Live brand as it gets ready to release what it describes as a more connected set of online consumer services with the launch of its Windows 8 operating system.
Premium-Inhalt. Small-town Maine may be known best for its lobster and as the setting for several Stephen King books, but soon it could become known for its high-speed fiber network as well.
Premium-Inhalt. The potential game-changing technology that surrounds software-defined networking (SDN) will be center stage at Interop next week with high-profile product introductions, technology demos and information sessions all set to roll.
Premium-Inhalt. Target was the first brick-and-mortar store to sell Amazon's Kindle, but now the two companies are severing ties.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has begun the process to get competitive bids for new mobile broadband subsidies designed to bring 3G or 4G service to areas in the country that do not have it.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft with its "Casablanca" project is making accommodations for who want to take advantage of cloud computing.
Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion admitted Tuesday that it was behind outside a Sydney, Australia Apple Store last week.
Premium-Inhalt. With the release of less than a week ago, there's still plenty of excitement and discussion about this latest iteration of Canonical's popular Linux distribution.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon will expand its LTE data service to residential customers starting Thursday, giving consumers another option for home broadband service. is available "nationwide," but check to see if you are covered by Verizon's LTE network and think about whether you can deal with rather stingy .
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's new technology may literally be ahead of its time; a newly discovered internal video sent Apple staff in time; and despite a big Wednesday payout, one senior executive still has a little time on his stock clock. It's time to face the remainders for Wednesday, May 2, 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple and Samsung Electronics have until Monday to further boil down the number of claims to be considered in the sweeping intellectual-property lawsuit concerning their smartphone and tablet products, which is now scheduled to go to trial July 30.
Premium-Inhalt. Enterprise sector for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, is hardly crumbing. But there is a crack in the wall.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook will add a set of "action links" to its social networking service that give users a third way to react to posts in their news feeds, in addition to liking or sharing them, the company said Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story "Microsoft to retire Windows Live brand ahead of Windows 8 launch," posted on Wednesday, misidentified the author of the Microsoft blog post the story refers to.
Premium-Inhalt. offers a range of services such as email and messaging under the banner of Live, but that is about to end, shifting instead to a tight integration with Windows 8 that will drop the Live name and become an invisible part of Windows 8.
Premium-Inhalt. The federal government may not be renowned for its operational speed or agility, and certainly IT is no exception, but federal agency CIOs and their employees have gradually been warming to the new model of cloud computing, according to a panel of industry executives speaking at a conference here on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook officials continue to decline to respond to speculation on when the social networking company will pull the trigger on its highly-anticipated initial public offering.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's decision late last year to switch on "silent" upgrades for Internet Explorer (IE) has moved some Windows users to newer versions, but has had little, if any, impact on the oldest editions, IE6 and IE7, according to usage statistics.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook's year-old project to develop open-source hardware designs with the aim to build efficient data centers gained momentum on Wednesday, with some top technology companies joining the effort and introducing server designs.
Premium-Inhalt. Imagine the following: You work in the Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) department of a large retailer with a significant online e-commerce presence, and at noon today, a critical component of your infrastructure failed. While you scramble to find a solution, your company's Website that brings in tens of thousands of dollars a day is greeting all of your potential customers with an error message and the social networks are starting to buzz. But to make matters worse, today is not a normal day -- it's one of the highest volume days of the year.
Premium-Inhalt. Coming in 120GB and 240GB capacities, and priced at $430 and $700 respectively, Elgato's is a solid-state drive that offers a nice speed boost over FireWire 800, but is overall slower than other Thunderbolt drives we've tested. (We tested the 240GB version.)
Premium-Inhalt. switch vendor next week will demonstrate how to build a software-defined cloud network using its switches, and controllers from partners VMware, Big Switch and Nebula.
Premium-Inhalt. In brief remarks to reporters Wednesday, RIM CEO Thorsten Heins revealed little of RIM's specific plans for the future but confirmed his determination to rebuild RIM as a "mobile computing" powerhouse, going beyond and tablets.
Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo launched a free marketing dashboard on Wednesday to boost its advertising appeal for small and midsized businesses by simplifying digital marketing for them.