Zurück zum Archiv

Meldungen vom 22.05.2012

  • Google steigt mit Motorola-Übernahme in den Patentkrieg ein

    Zukunft des Smartphone-Geschäfts

    Google ist jetzt auch ein Handy-Hersteller: Der Internet-Konzern hat die Übernahme des Mobilfunk-Pioniers Motorola heute abgeschlossen. Damit steht Google jetzt erstmals selbst im Kreuzfeuer des Patentkriegs der Mobilfunk-Branche. …mehr

  • Apple baut Vorsprung als wertvollste Marke aus

    BrandZ Top 100

    Das aktuelle "BrandZ"-Ranking im Auftrag des Werbegiganten WPP sieht den iPhone- und iPad-Hersteller Apple mit einem Markenwert von 182,9 Milliarden Dollar weit vor allen anderen.  …mehr

  • 42 neue Produkte und eine Übernahme

    Hausmesse EMC World

    EMC präsentierte auf seiner Hausmesse in Las Vegas 42 neue Produkte und Funktionen. Zudem meldet der Storage-Spezialist die Übernahme eines Cloud-Synchronisations- und Datei-Sharing Anbieters.  …mehr

  • Microsoft öffnet So.cl für alle Nutzer

    Experiment mit sozialer Suche

    Microsoft hat mit So.cl nun ein eigenes soziales Netzwerk gelauncht. Die Plattform versteht sich als Recherche-Tool für Studenten, die sich zu unterschiedlichen Themen austauschen können.  …mehr

  • Sonderkonditionen für Frauen kommen an

    Tool für Projekt-Management

    An Freiberuflerinnen und Unternehmerinnen richtet sich der Softwareanbieter Projectplace mit seinem web-basierten Tool, mit dem sich Projekte organisieren lassen.  …mehr

  • LTE-Ausbau geht in Deutschland zügig voran

    Verfügbarkeits-Analyse

    Ein Drittel aller Standorte und damit 13,3 Millionen Haushalte in Deutschland könnten laut Analyse des Informationsportals 4G.de den mobilen Hochgeschwindigkeitsstandard bereits nutzen.  …mehr

  • HTC, Acer und Asus sollen an Tizen-Geräten arbeiten

    Android-Alternative

    Neben Intel und Samsung interessieren sich auch HTC, Acer und Asus für Tizen. Bereits Anfang der zweiten Hälfte dieses Jahres sollen erste damit ausgestattete Geräte auf den Markt kommen. …mehr

  • Billige Kaffeekocher oder hoffnungsvolle Nachwuchskräfte?

    Generation Praktikum

    Wie zufrieden sind Deutschlands Praktikanten? Ein Report liefert überraschende Ergebnisse.  …mehr

  • Jeder siebte Projektvertrag kommt nicht zustande

    Freiberufler

    Beim Abschluss von Verträgen zwischen Freiberuflern und Projektanbietern gibt es wieder mehr Diskussionsstoff. Nur 60 Prozent der Freiberufler unterschreiben den vorgelegten Vertrag ohne Änderung, jeder siebte Vertrag kommt gar nicht erst zustande.  …mehr

  • Windows Phones liegen in China vor dem iPhone

    Sieben Prozent Marktanteil

    Während Microsoft in Europa und den USA mit Windows Phone in Bezug auf die Marktanteile kaum eine Rolle spielt, rechnet sich der IT-Riese auf dem wachsenden Markt in China offenbar gute Chancen aus.  …mehr

  • Windows Intune erhält MDM-Funktionen

    Verwaltung von Android, iOS und Windows Phone

    Mit der nächsten Version von Microsofts Cloud-basierender Verwaltungslösung "Windows Intune" reagiert der Softwareriese auf die zunehmende Mobilisierung in Unternehmen.  …mehr

  • IT-Sicherheit - Gefühl der Hilflosigkeit

    Global Fraud Report

    Angriffe auf die Unternehmens-IT sind weltweit die Art von Wirtschaftskriminalität, die Firmen am meisten hilflos macht, so eine Studie von Kroll.  …mehr

  • Streit zwischen Gema und YouTube geht in neue Runde

    Musikvideos

    Der Streit um Musikvideos bei YouTube wird die Justiz in Deutschland noch lange beschäftigen. Nachdem sich die Google-Plattform und die Gema am Verhandlungstisch nicht einigen konnten, legten beide am Montag Rechtsmittel gegen das Urteil des Landgerichts Hamburg ein.  …mehr

  • Vodafone erfüllt Erwartungen

    Weiterer Gewinnrückgang befürchtet

    Der weltgrößte Mobilfunkkonzern Vodafone hat im vergangenen Geschäftsjahr (bis Ende März) vom starken Auslandsgeschäft und dem Boom des mobilen Internet profitiert.  …mehr

  • Als Promovierter in die Beratung

    Nicht immer ein Plus

    Personaler schätzen das wissenschaftliche Know-how eines Promovierten, es ist aber keine Karrieregarantie.  …mehr

  • Internationale Teams leiten - eine Herausforderung

    Was Nachwuchs-Manager lernen müssen

    Wie Unternehmen es schaffen, eine länderübergreifende Kultur aufzubauen und Führungskräfte zu qualifizieren.  …mehr

  • Europa auch 2014 Cloud-Schlusslicht

    Bedenken bestehen weiter

    Der Anteil von Cloud-Anwendungen in europäischen Unternehmen soll sich bis 2014 verdoppeln. Dennoch bleibt der alte Kontinent das Schlusslicht.  …mehr

  • Elgato launches Game Capture HD

    Premium-Inhalt. Elgato has announced its first gaming focused product, the . The new product allows gamers to capture gaming footage and upload it to YouTube with ease.

  • EMC acquires Syncplicity for cloud file management

    Premium-Inhalt. EMC has acquired Syncplicity, an enterprise file-management service provider, for an undisclosed sum.

  • Only the lawyers are happy

    Premium-Inhalt. According to Macworld UK, Shenzhen-based Proview has rejected a RMB100 million (US$16m) iPad trademark offer from Apple. The Chinese firm owns the rights to the name, having won a legal decision in a PRC court.

  • Judge deems Kodak digital camera patent invalid

    Premium-Inhalt. A judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that a Kodak patent asserted in a complaint against Apple and Research In Motion is invalid, Kodak said on Monday.

  • Remains of the Day: Screen star

    Premium-Inhalt. The next iPhone's screen may be embiggened, but can Tim Cook's compensation get any higher? Elsewhere, Steve Jobs gets big honors. The remainders for Tuesday, May 22, 2012 are big in Germany.

  • Windows 8 touchscreen devices to be priced higher, Dell says

    Premium-Inhalt. Touchscreen laptops and tablets with the upcoming Windows 8 OS will be priced higher than their non-touchscreen counterparts, Dell's CEO said on Tuesday.

  • New Ways to Track You via Your Mobile Devices: Big Brother or Good Business?

    Premium-Inhalt. Privacy fans, take note: A new technology, called Indoor Positioning System, could push your worry meter to the max. IPS allows pinpoint tracking of any Wi-Fi-enabled device, such as a smartphone or tablet, within a building. This means that an IPS service could easily track you--right down to, say, the table you're occupying in a mall's food court--as long as your mobile devices' Wi-Fi is turned on. And, if you're a typical device user, your Wi-Fi is always on, right?

  • Swift Kick: Diamond Trust of London

    Premium-Inhalt. Since the launch of Double Fine Adventure, a gaming Kickstarter campaign which raised over $3 million earlier this year, game designers and gamers have quickly embraced the possibilities of crowd-funding to finance original and unusual games. Swift Kick is PCWorld's attempt to highlight gaming Kickstarters we think are worthy of your attention.

  • Updated SDK from Soti allows businesses to remotely control Apple mobile devices

    Premium-Inhalt. Businesses can now remotely control enterprise mobile applications developed for Apple's mobile platform with the latest version of Soti's MobiControl Software Developer Kit for iOS, announced Tuesday.

  • If You Missed the Eclipse, This Video Is the Next Best Thing

    Premium-Inhalt. If you, like me, live out of of last Sunday's , , posted to YouTube by high school science teacher and photographer of Redding, California, may be the next-best thing to actually being there. It's even got a nice synthesizer-heavy backing track which reminds me of the better music from those wonderful 80s-produced science and nature videos I grew up watching.

  • Ballmer: Windows 8 Will Bring 'Rebirth' of Microsoft OS

    Premium-Inhalt. The upcoming will represent "a dawning of the rebirth" of Redmond's ubiquitous operating system, according to Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer.

  • SAP buying e-commerce vendor Ariba for $4.3 billion

    Premium-Inhalt. SAP is buying cloud-based e-commerce vendor Ariba for US$4.3 billion, the companies announced Tuesday.

  • Verizon looks to Alcatel's new core router for capacity, efficiency

    Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Communications on Tuesday became the first service provider to say it will use Alcatel-Lucent's upcoming 7950 XRS core routing system, which will bring the French-American equipment vendor for the first time in about a decade.

  • How to Design a Successful RACI Project Plan

    Premium-Inhalt. Having managed and rescued dozens of projects, and helped others do so, I've noted that there is always one critical success factor (CSF) that has either been effectively addressed or missed/messed up.

  • Mac Gems for even less cash

    Premium-Inhalt. The Mac Gems blog is all about reviews of great, inexpensive software, but I occasionally highlight a good deal on Gems, as well. Today is one of those times, as I've got a couple notable promotions to cover.

  • Regain a Long-Missed Twitter Feature With Classic Retweet

    Premium-Inhalt. Change is never easy, especially when it's one of your favorite services making the changes--and forcing them on you. But, if you're one of the many Twitter users still lamenting the in the new Twitter, you don't need to be sad any longer. Classic Retweet, a simple and Google extension, can return you to the glory days of Twitter's retweet feature, allowing you to append your pithy comments to everything you retweet

  • Five Things to Look Forward to in Linux Mint 13 'Maya'

    Premium-Inhalt. There's been much attention focused lately on Canonical's recently released but it's by no means the only popular Linux distribution out there with a major update in the offing.

  • Brother MFC-9125CN: Brisk, Affordable Color Laser MFP With Mediocre Color Output

    Premium-Inhalt. The $400 (as of May 22, 2012) Brother MFC-9125CN stands out among other low-cost for having decent speed and toner costs. Though this MFP is unremarkable otherwise, it's a legitimate option for a small office seeking an inexpensive print/copy/scan/fax machine.

  • Facebook Tests Timeline Redesign

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook's Timeline profiles may be getting a redesign, but this one probably won't trigger a backlash.

  • Dell's profit shrinks in the first quarter

    Premium-Inhalt. Dell on Wednesday reported a drop in profits for the first quarter, weighed down by a revenue decrease and slower sales of consumer products.

  • How to Keep Facebook, Bookmarks Handy in Chrome

    Premium-Inhalt. Chrome has some handy ways to keep your myriad bookmarks just a click away, and for Facebook junkies to keep status updates front and center.

  • Samsung Optical Smart Hub: An Interesting Idea, Poorly Executed

    Premium-Inhalt. It's a DVD burner! It's a Wi-Fi hotspot! It's a media streamer! Wrapping your mind around the --a unique storage and streaming product with a singularly unintuitive name, a perplexing appearance, and several very specific uses--is rather challenging. Ultimately the Optical Smart Hub ($130 as of May 4, 2012) presents an intriguing concept for in a mobile world, but it stumbles in its design and presentation.

  • Check Internet Connection Speeds With NetSpeedMonitor

    Premium-Inhalt. These days, even the most powerful PC is not of much use without a solid Internet connection. And even if your connection is great, do you know how much data you consume, and at what rates? And can you tell which applications are connecting to the Internet, and where they're connecting to? NetSpeedMonitor is a small, unobtrusive donationware utility that can help you answer all of these questions.

  • Facebook stock slumps for third day

    Premium-Inhalt. In its third day of trading, Facebook's stock is still in a slump, taking the shine off the frenzy that led up to the company's initial public offering (IPO) last week.

  • Canon Pixma MX432: Basic MFP, Pricey Black Ink

    Premium-Inhalt. If your printing and scanning needs are light, the $100 Canon Pixma MX432 will likely fill your needs. Though the unit lacks an automatic duplexer, it provides a single-sided automatic document feeder, and the price is certainly attractive. On the other hand, black ink costs are quite high and Canon omits no manual duplexing support for OS X. So if you use a lot of black ink or will be printing from a Mac, you should look elsewhere.

  • Robofish Detects Sea Pollution and Protects Real Marine Life, Is a Freaking Robot

    Premium-Inhalt. The next time you go scuba diving in a coral reef somewhere while on vacation, make sure all those fish you're swimming with are actually real. You may actually find yourself swimming with an .

  • New Tivo Stream to deliver shows to iOS devices

    Premium-Inhalt. In the world of TV set top boxes, has managed to hang in there, despite heavy competition from TV service providers, Apple, Google, other third parties, and even the TVs themselves. Tivo on Monday a couple of new products that they hope will give them an edge over the competition--the key product being Tivo Stream, which will allow Tivo user to stream content to iOS devices.

  • Brocade outlines its SDN approach

    Premium-Inhalt. Brocade this week said it added hardware-based support for the software-defined networking (SDN) API and protocol to its NetIron and MLX series routers as part of a broader SDN strategy.

  • SAP buying e-commerce vendor Ariba for $4.3 billion

    Premium-Inhalt. SAP is buying cloud-based e-commerce vendor Ariba for US$4.3 billion, the companies announced Tuesday.

  • CIOs mull how to innovate and tighten belts simultaneously

    Premium-Inhalt. CIOs face a common set of thorny challenges these days, namely the pressure to deliver innovations even as they seek to cut or hold down spending, according to an array of senior IT executives who spoke on Tuesday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

  • NFC use growing outside smartphones

    Premium-Inhalt. A growing number of smartphones have NFC (near-field communication) capabilities to make mobile payments, but accessories and ultrabooks also now increasingly have the same technology. DeviceFidelity is offering a protective case with NFC that allows iPhone users to make contactless payments, and Barclaycard is offering a sticker that attaches to a smartphone for users to make mobile payments. HP is offering an ultrabook with NFC for data exchange with mobile devices.

  • New X1 DVR Interface Takes Comcast TV to the Cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. With more and more TV viewers to their cable provider's video service, Comcast announced a move Monday that may give its subscribers an incentive to resist that trend.

Zurück zum Archiv