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Meldungen vom 21.05.2012

  • Bundesnetzagentur bremst LTE-Netzausbau

    VATM kritisiert

    Die Politik fordert einen schnelleren Ausbau der Breitbandnetze, doch die zuständige Behörde bremst. Das beklagt der Verband der Anbieter von Telekommunikations- und Mehrwertdiensten (VATM).  …mehr

  • Facebook-Aktie bricht am zweiten Handelstag ein

    Gefällt mir nicht mehr

    Nun dürfen sich all jene bestätigt fühlen, die den Hype um den Börsengang von Facebook von Anfang an nicht verstanden haben: Die Aktie des sozialen Netzwerks bricht am zweiten Handelstag ein. Milliarden lösen sich in Luft auf.  …mehr

  • EU erhöht Druck auf Google

    "Konkurrenz benachteiligt"

    Der Verdacht erhärtet sich: Google manipuliert nach Ansicht der EU-Kommission bei der Online-Suche Ergebnisse - und benachteiligt Konkurrenten. …mehr

  • Europäische Informatikstudenten tüfteln an sicheren Web-Apps

    Erasmus-Programm an der HS München

    Sie lauschten, diskutierten und programmierten gemeinsam zwei Wochen lang. Hinterher stand fest: Der internationale Erfahrungsaustausch ist für Junginformatiker fast noch wichtiger als das technische Know-how.  …mehr

  • Neue Hinweise auf iPhone 5 mit 4-Zoll-Display

    Apple iPhone 5

    Es wird immer wahrscheinlicher, dass Apple sein nächstes iPhone mit der Ziffer 5 betitelt und mit einem 4 Zoll großen Display ausstattet.  …mehr

  • Rechenzentren verbrauchen weniger Strom

    Bitkom-Studie

    Nachdem Greenpeace zuletzt mehrere Betreiber von Rechenzentren wegen der Verwendung von Atom- und Kohlestrom kritisiert hatte, weist nun der Branchenverband Bitkom darauf hin, dass die Server immer weniger Strom verbrauchen.  …mehr

  • Wettbewerb für Nachwuchsprogrammierer

    20.000 Euro Preisgeld

    Wer sich schon mit Programmiersprachen auskennt und ein Fan von Forschung und Entwicklung ist, kann bis zum 31. Mai am Wettbewerb "Code of Duty" teilnehmen.  …mehr

  • Hacker veröffentlichen S-Voice für alle Android-Smartphones

    Samsung Galaxy S3

    Samsung bringt das neue Flaggschiff Galaxy S3 mit einer Reihe von "exklusiven Zusatzfunktionen" auf den Markt. Doch viele davon sind im Forum XDA Developers bereits zum Download erhältlich. …mehr

  • Release-Kandidat von Linux Mint und Cinnamon 1.4-UP1

    Linux-Wochenrückblick

    Nachdem KW 19 ganz im Zeichen Ubuntus stand, ist diese Woche wieder bunter gemischt. Im Mittelpunkt stehen der Release-Kandidat von Linux Mint und das aktualisierte Cinnamon 1.4-UP1.  …mehr

  • Facebook im Visier der Würmer

    AV-Schutz aus, Browser unter Kontrolle

    Trend Micro warnt vor einem neuen Facebook-Wurm, der sich über Nachrichten verbreitet. Der Schädling setzt Antivirensoftware außer Kraft und überwacht den Browser.  …mehr

  • Security-Anbieter eröffnen Testlabor im Fraunhofer-Institut

    Cybersecurity Demonstration Center

    CSC, HP, EMC/RSA, McAfee und Sourcefire simulieren gemeinsam Cybergefahren - in einem Fraunhofer-Testcenter in Berlin.  …mehr

  • China macht Weg für Google und Motorola Mobility frei

    Übernahmestreit

    Als letzte Instanz haben Chinas Wettbewerbshüter den Weg für die Übernahme von Motorola Mobility durch Google frei gemacht.  …mehr

  • Telekom kündigt LTE-Start für Berlin im Juni an

    Bis zu 100 Megabit

    Die Telekom startet einem Bericht zufolge im Juni die schnelle Mobilfunktechnik LTE in Berlin. …mehr

  • Künstler müssen von ihrer Arbeit leben können

    Piratenpartei-Chef

    Angesichts breiter Kritik von Künstlern und Kulturschaffenden kann sich Piraten-Chef Bernd Schlömer vorstellen, Programm-Aussagen seiner Partei zum Urheberrecht zu überarbeiten.  …mehr

  • Pakistan sperrt Twitter wegen blasphemischer Inhalte

    Ausgezwitschert

    Wegen angeblich blasphemischer Inhalte hat die pakistanische Regierung am Sonntag den Kurznachrichtendienst Twitter auf unbestimmte Zeit gesperrt.  …mehr

  • Hacker stehlen Zugangsdaten und Passwörter von SPD-Computer

    Sozialdemokraten im Visier

    Hacker sind in das Computernetz der SPD-Parteizentrale in Berlin eingedrungen und haben Zugangsdaten samt Passwörtern von Nutzern erbeutet.  …mehr

  • De-Mail, E-Perso und schlechte Prozesse

    Öffentliche IT-Projekte

    Schlecht organisierte Prozesse kommen den Bürger teuer zu stehen. IT kann da helfen. Alexander Schmid von Bearingpoint sagt im Interview mit unserer Schwesterpublikation CIO wie.  …mehr

  • Wie CIOs sich den perfekten ITler vorstellen

    Bewerber

    Vier IT-Chefs beschreiben, wie ihr idealer Bewerber aussehen sollte. Technik-Know-how ist nur eine Qualifikation von vielen.  …mehr

  • Supermacht Amazon

    Computerwoche 21/2012

    Der weltgrößte Online-Händler hat sich zum Marktführer in der Public Cloud entwickelt und nimmt Kurs auf die Unternehmens-IT.  …mehr

  • Befristete Arbeitsverträge dürfen verlängert werden

    Ständiger Bedarf an Vertretung Voraussetzung

    Nicht in jedem Fall aufeinanderfolgender befristeter Arbeitsverträge liegt Missbrauch vor.  …mehr

  • Mit Facebook nah am Kunden

    Social-Media-Marketing der Allianz

    Nicht nur die Anbieter von Konsumgütern versprechen sich einen nachhaltigen Marketing-Effekt von ihrer Präsenz in sozialen Netzwerken. Auch ein Finanzdienstleister wie die Allianz nutzt diese Chance - allerdings auf seine eigene Weise.  …mehr

  • Rauswurf wegen gefälschten Zeugnisses

    Langjährige Beschäftigung schützt nicht

    Dr. Christian Salzbrunn nimmt zur Anfechtung eines Arbeitsvertrages wegen arglistiger Täuschung Stellung.  …mehr

  • 10 Ways Facebook Will Rule Our Lives

    Premium-Inhalt. After all the attention, clamor, and expectations Facebook is now a publicly traded . With shares trading at a hundred times earnings, Facebook is under a lot of pressure to increase the profit that it brings in. In other words, now the fun begins.

  • Samsung Squashes Hack of Voice Assistant App

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung is blocking a hack of its S Voice digital assistant software that allowed any Android phone running Ice Cream Sandwich to use the app.

  • Twitter Tweaks Privacy Policy, Adds Custom Digests

    Premium-Inhalt. In an e-mail Sunday, Twitter is alerting its members to changes to its policies on privacy and service usage, including support for Do Not Track, as well as informing them about a new weekly digest of interesting news and items from their feeds.

  • Pakistan's block on Twitter over blasphemous content reversed

    Premium-Inhalt. Pakistan late Sunday reversed a block on Twitter in the country over material it considered anti-Islam, the country's interior minister said.

  • Yahoo agrees to sell back partial stake to Alibaba

    Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo has agreed to sell off about half of its stake in Alibaba Group back to the Chinese e-commerce giant as part of a US$7.1 billion deal, the two companies jointly announced on Monday.

  • Remains of the Day: Won't you be our neighbor?

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's started making trouble in the neighborhood, Foxconn's growing a new plant, and Samsung and Apple's CEOs prepare to get litigious. The remainders for Monday, May 21, 2012 have always wanted to have a neighbor just like you.

  • 5 Steps for Great Action Photos

    Premium-Inhalt. Summer is upon us, and that means we'll be spending a lot more time outdoors, capturing photos of stuff--kids, friends, cars, planes, dogs--in action. Perhaps you've applied some of the ideas in "," and discovered that some of your action photos lacked the excitement you saw in the viewfinder. That's the problem with freezing the action. Sometimes, it's just too frozen. The antidote? A classic photo technique known as panning. This week, let's review five things you need to know to pan the action to get some exciting, vibrant action photos.

  • How to Advance Lean Software Development (Beyond the 'Toyota Way')

    Premium-Inhalt. The Japanese word Muda loosely translates as waste. The core element of is to eliminate waste--or, in more North American terms, to "cut the fat." While applying lean concepts to manufacturing may seem straightforward, there is little agreement on what that term even means for software, or if it applies.

  • How AT&T Boosted Cell Coverage at Boston's TD Garden

    Premium-Inhalt. U.S. wireless carrier AT&T today announced it has finished installation of Boston's first indoor, LTE-capable Distributed Antenna System (DAS), designed to improve cellular-network performance during Boston Celtics basketball and Bruins hockey games, concerts and other events held at the TD Garden.

  • Panic announces Coda 2, Diet Coda for iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. Web developers, rejoice. On Monday, Panic announced that, come Thursday, and .

  • ArduPilot Mega 2.0 Does Drone Autopilot on the Cheap

    Premium-Inhalt. This one is for all those autonomous vehicle makers out there who need a cheap autopilot system to make it go. Among the bits of awesome seen at the , was the (APM2) from , a complete open source autopilot system.

  • Laser Cut Animatronics Robot Comes to Maker Faire, Needs Your Help

    Premium-Inhalt. Meet . He's a swell guy, really. He's also a robot made largely out of parts cut on a laser cutter, and with your help on Kickstarter, you can own a piece of Roy, or even your own whole Roy robot.

  • Is Internet Explorer On the Way Out? Not So Fast!

    Premium-Inhalt. StatCounter has declared Google Chrome the king of all desktop browsers based on recent market share data, but observers should take this claim to the throne with a grain of salt.

  • Fewer US mobile users are paying a monthly bill

    Premium-Inhalt. Traditional mobile phone plans are now on the wane in the U.S., but the country's biggest carriers are still bringing in more money and leading the world in revenue, according to a report based on first-quarter results.

  • Samsung ML-2165W: Simple, Cheap, Compact

    Premium-Inhalt. The elegantly simple Samsung ML-2165W gives you laser-sharp text for only $150. It's also quite compact, measuring a mere 13 inches wide by 8.5 inches deep by 7 inches high, so it's suitable for small work areas. Extra features are scant, and toner is pricey at about 4 cents per page; but for low-volume, basic printing, it's worth a look.

  • Samsung ML-2165W: Simple, Cheap, Compact

    Premium-Inhalt. The elegantly simple Samsung ML-2165W gives you laser-sharp text for only $150. It's also quite compact, measuring a mere 13 inches wide by 8.5 inches deep by 7 inches high, so it's suitable for small work areas. Extra features are scant, and toner is pricey at about 4 cents per page; but for low-volume, basic printing, it's worth a look.

  • Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

    Premium-Inhalt. BOSTON -- As continues its transition from a hardware company into a communications and collaboration software provider, it is going through some growing pains, including a shakeup of executives and uncertainty around a potential initial public offering that's been rumored for months.

  • Education group: Schools need 100 Mbps per 1,000 broadband users

    Premium-Inhalt. Schools in the U.S. will need broadband speeds of 100 Mbps per 1,000 students and staff members by the 2014-15 school year in order to meet a growing demand for Web-based instruction and a skyrocketing number of student-owned Web devices, according to a new report by a trade group representing state education agencies.

  • After attack causes delay, Voyager low-cost mobile service goes live

    Premium-Inhalt. Voyager Mobile, the startup that had planned to launch last Tuesday but said it was on its website, went live on Sunday with an unlimited voice, text and data plan for US$39 per month.

  • Supreme Court lets stand $675,000 fine for music downloads

    Premium-Inhalt. The Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider the petition of Joel Tenenbaum, a former doctoral student at Boston University who faces a fine of US$675,000 for illegally downloading 30 songs.

  • 5 Tips for Social Business Adoption: How SAS Succeeded

    Premium-Inhalt. Business analytics company was at a crossroads common to many companies pondering a social business platform: Its intranet housed various repositories of information that were cumbersome to navigate. The business, too, understood that millennials were seeking more social business tools.

  • Security: Prepared for the EU's New Data Protection Regulation?

    Premium-Inhalt. Big changes are coming to data protection laws in the European Union. Are you ready?

  • FTC appoints privacy advocate as adviser

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has hired Paul Ohm, a privacy advocate and critic of current online privacy practices, as a senior privacy adviser for consumer protection and competition issues affecting the Internet and mobile services.

  • Gifting Mac App Store apps, emailing videos, and more

    Premium-Inhalt. It's time to flush out the latest collection of too-short-for-a-full-entry Mac 911 questions and answers. We start with reader SuSu:

  • Leap Motion Wants to Make Gesture Controls More Awesome

    Premium-Inhalt. The Kinect brought on a whole new kind of gesture controls, and the iPhone helped bring multitouch controls to the masses. Each is great at what they do, but there are drawbacks; with a touchscreen you have draw your finger across a relatively small surface, and most motion sensing technologies are still only accurate enough to detect your hand as a single entity.

  • Mobile App Standoff: Web App vs. Native App

    Premium-Inhalt. Think mobile app, and what do you see?

  • Medical firm avoids Exchange nightmare with outside help

    Premium-Inhalt. International medical vendor Mediq was expanding in a big way by acquisition and needed a standard email platform across its business, but the project's cost and the complexity of doing it alone was so daunting that the company called on outside help that costs it less in the long run.

  • How to Decide When It's Time to Reformat and Reinstall Windows

    Premium-Inhalt. It's been almost a year to the day since I adopted an Acer desktop replacement (i.e. a big honking laptop) as my primary PC.

  • Linux Kernel Update Beefs Up Security and Graphics Support

    Premium-Inhalt. Linux creator Linus Torvalds on Sunday released a brand-new version of the , and it's packed with a range of goodies that promise to make life considerably better for users.

  • Microsoft Renews Free Xbox 360 with Purchase of Windows PC Deal

    Premium-Inhalt. If you missed here's some good news. Microsoft is repeating the offer.

  • Upcoming Salesforce.com release adds real-time chat capabilities

    Premium-Inhalt. Salesforce.com, which has placed ample emphasis on its Chatter social networking application, will actually begin providing real-time chat functionality as part of an imminent upgrade to its family of cloud-based software, according to a company document.

  • Inside the mysteries of Mission Control

    Premium-Inhalt. Early Mac screens weren’t cluttered. But then, early Macs let you open only one application at a time—and sometimes only one window!

  • Nasdaq's Facebook glitch came from race conditions

    Premium-Inhalt. The Nasdaq computer system that delayed trade notices of the Facebook IPO on Friday was plagued by race conditions, the stock exchange announced Monday. As a result of this technical glitch in its Nasdaq OMX system, the market expects to pay out US$13 million or even more to traders.

  • Go Beyond the Spellchecker With StyleWriter Professional

    Premium-Inhalt. How well do you write? Even if you are not a professional writer, this is an important question. Whether you write fiction, business plans, website copy or merely email--clear, concise writing makes a difference. Modern word processors and browsers all have built-in spell checkers, helping with some of the more common mistakes. But even a typo-free text can still be cumbersome, vague, and overladen with cliché. StyleWriter Professional ($190) is a program that promises to help you whip your text into shape, making it leaner and crisper.

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