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  • Börsianer misstrauen Facebook

    Aktie droht weiterer Verfall

    Das ist bitter für Mark Zuckerberg: Weil Facebook sich zum Börsen-Flop entwickelt, ist das Vermögen des 28-Jährigen in knapp zwei Wochen um satte 4,7 Milliarden US-Dollar geschrumpft. …mehr

  • Neues Android-Smartphone für Outdoor-Fans

    Sony Xperia Go

    Das Sony Xperia Go ist gemäß den Anforderungen der IP67-Norm wassergeschützt und staubdicht und hat auch unter der Haube etwas zu bieten. …mehr

  • Zwei Wochen Arrest wegen Lynchaufrufs bei Facebook

    Mordfall Lena

    Nach dem Mord an der elfjährigen Lena herrschte in Emden große Wut. Ein 18-Jähriger machte sich im Internet Luft - mit einem Aufruf zur Lynchjustiz gegen einen Verdächtigen. …mehr

  • EU-Minister beschließen neue Preisgrenzen für Handygespräche

    Roaming

    Nach dem Europaparlament haben auch die EU-Minister neue Gebührensätze für das Telefonieren im Ausland gebilligt. …mehr

  • Schweden will Assange-Auslieferung innerhalb von zehn Tagen

    Grünes Licht vom Supreme Court

    Die schwedische Justiz will die Auslieferung des Internetaktivisten und Wikileaks-Gründers Julian Assange innerhalb von zehn Tagen nach der endgültigen Entscheidung in Großbritannien durchsetzen. …mehr

  • VIA APC - PC Board in Smartphone-Größe

    Gadget des Tages

    VIA Technologies bringt ein PC-Board für 49 US-Dollar auf den Markt, das unter Volllast lediglich 13,5 Watt verbrauchen soll.  …mehr

  • Google glaubt weiter an Chrome OS

    Neue Chromebooks, erste Chromebox

    Google hat gemeinsam mit dem Hardwarepartner Samsung die nächste "Chromebook"-Generation und eine erste "Chromebox" vorgestellt, einen Thin Client für den Desktop.  …mehr

  • Billig-Windows-Phone macht bei Top-Apps schlapp

    Nokia Lumia 610

    Dass Käufer des Einsteiger-Smartphones Nokia Lumia 610 mit Einschränkungen bei der Nutzung leben müssen, haben Microsoft und Nokia bereits erklärt. Doch welche Einschränkungen im Detail zu erwarten sind, wird erst nach und nach klar. …mehr

  • Tim Cook hält sich bei erstem großen Interview bedeckt

    Apple-Chef

    Wer sich vom ersten großen Interview des neuen Apple-Chefs Tim Cook große Offenbarungen erhofft hatte, wurde enttäuscht. …mehr

  • RIM steht vor neuerlichem Verlust

    Blackberry-Anbieter

    Der Blackberry-Hersteller Research In Motion leidet immer stärker unter dem Siegeszug von Apples iPhone und den Android-Smartphones. …mehr

  • Freiberuflerhonorare steigen weiter

    Geco-Index im ersten Quartal 2012

    Die Honorare der freiberuflichen Berater sind im ersten Quartal 2012 um 8,4 Prozent gegenüber dem vergleichbaren Vorjahreszeitraum gestiegen, wie der aktuelle Geco-Index zeigt.  …mehr

  • Qualifikation zahlt sich für Freiberufler nicht aus

    Nur der Preis entscheidet

    Einkauf und Projektvermittler schauen nur auf den Preis, wenn sie selbständige IT-Profis auswählen. Ein Gespräch mit dem freiberuflichen Security-Spezialisten Hartmut Goebel über die Folgen dieser Praxis.  …mehr

  • Berufserfahrung oder Studium?

    Karriere-Ratgeber

    Es bedarf überdurchschnittlichen Engagements, wenn man als IT-Profi ohne Studium unterkommen will. Aber es ist nicht hoffnungslos.  …mehr

  • Dem Telefon geht's ans Kabel

    WLAN als Festnetz-Ersatz

    Bisher gab es noch immer Gründe, Festnetz-Telefone drahtlosen WLAN-Geräten vorzuziehen. Doch angesichts neuer Techniken und auf sie zugeschnittener Anwendungen wird es für sie eng.  …mehr

  • User steuern private Daten selbst

    Starthilfe für De-Mail und E-Postbrief

    Auf einem neuen Portal werden Anwender zu ihren eigenen Datenhändlern. Dort geben sie Daten frei, sperren sie und fragen bei Unternehmen gespeicherte Daten ab.  …mehr

  • Tipps für Führungskräfte auf Stellensuche

    Zwölf Monate Zeit einkalkulieren

    Wie Manager einen neuen Job finden und warum sie sich dabei oft selbst im Weg stehen, beschreibt Andreas Wollny.  …mehr

  • Für Widerrufsbelehrung reicht Postfachadresse aus

    Urteil zu Fernabsatzverträgen

    Der Bundesgerichtshof hat die Zulässigkeit der Angabe eines Postfachs als Widerrufsadresse bejaht.  …mehr

  • HTC smartphones pass U.S. Customs inspection

    Premium-Inhalt. HTC said on Wednesday its newest smartphones models had all passed a required U.S. Customs review, clearing device shipments to the country after they were previously delayed because of the inspection.

  • Rumored Facebook purchase of Face.com spotlights facial recognition technology

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the sixth paragraph of the story "Rumored Facebook purchase of Face.com spotlights facial recognition technology," posted to the wire on Wednesday, misidentified Apu Kapadia's university affiliation.

  • Rumored Facebook purchase of Face.com spotlights facial recognition technology

    Premium-Inhalt. Whether or not Facebook acquires facial recognition services provider Face.com, as say it will, the persistence of the speculation calls attention to the expanding use of the technology in social applications.

  • Remains of the Day: Tim of your life

    Premium-Inhalt. The Apple TV may get a software makeover at WWDC, Apple's decided it's in the mood for Italian, and Tim Cook in living color. The remainders for Wednesday, May 30, 2012 are something unpredictable, but in the end they're right.

  • 10 Ways to Use Smartphones to Grow Your Sales

    Premium-Inhalt. In a recent survey conducted by , a sales performance improvement organization, the majority of respondents indicated that smartphones gave sales reps a competitive edge--because of response speeds. By combining the features of a mobile phone and a laptop, smartphones can help your sales team quickly respond to customer queries, provide instant access to customer data, as well as allow your mobile workforce to share presentations, check inventory, close deals and more.

  • Roambi ESX to turn business data into apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Mellmo's have carved out a space in the mobile world by turning business intelligence data into visually compelling reports. Now the company is giving publishers and businesses a chance to use that interactive data in apps of their own.

  • Privacy group wants Google's driverless cars kept off the road

    Premium-Inhalt. A privacy group is calling on the California Assembly to keep Google's self-driving cars off the road.

  • Verizon Doubling FiOS Internet Speeds

    Premium-Inhalt. Verizon is --it's doubling the download speeds of two FiOS tiers, and it's adding two new super-fast tiers to the service, the company announced Wednesday.

  • Windows 8, ultrabooks to get top billing at giant trade show

    Premium-Inhalt. Windows 8 and ultrabooks are expected to take center stage at the in Taipei next week, as industry giants Microsoft and Intel try to develop products that can compete better against Apple's iPad.

  • Play Safe Android App Gives Kids a Smartphone Sandbox

    Premium-Inhalt. As I'm sure you know, hassles often extend beyond the PC.

  • VMware vSphere 5.0 gets Common Criteria security clearance

    Premium-Inhalt. said its virtual-machine infrastructure software, vSphere 5.0, has achieved certification under what's known as the Common Criteria program, a U.S.-supported international effort to test software in labs for security and general soundness in technical features.

  • BYOD: Time to Adjust Your Privacy Expectations

    Premium-Inhalt. Some employees thought they were pretty sneaky downloading confidential data from corporate computers to thumb drives days before they turned in their resignations and bolted to a competitor.

  • RIAA says Google piracy policies are lacking

    Premium-Inhalt. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Wednesday accused Google of not doing enough to stop Internet users from accessing Websites that carry pirated music and other copyrighted content.

  • Google+ Gets Zagat Ratings and Local Listings

    Premium-Inhalt. Zagat, the "dining guide" famous for its "quote-laden reviews," has been integrated into Google+.

  • Asus' Transformer Infinity Pad tablet to ship in a month

    Premium-Inhalt. Asus' highly anticipated Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T tablet, a challenger to Apple's new iPad, will become available in late June or early July, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

  • Verizon boosting FiOS top speed to 300Mbps

    Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Communications is putting the pedal to the metal on its FiOS service with a new 300Mbps option next month, offering a majority of its customers a wild Internet ride, though it hasn't said how much that ride will cost.

  • Email attackers take a weekend breather

    Premium-Inhalt. Email attacks which contain malicious attachments consistently fell on weekends, according to an analysis of the first quarter of 2012 by US security and malware analytics vendor, FireEye.

  • Information security -- the changing face

    Premium-Inhalt. In a previous article, I discussed the changing shape of Information Security and the influence it is having on the future of business--through an expanding scope and stakeholder base--and the resultant need to review how it is positioned organisationally. The other equally important element that complements the changing shape of Information Security is the changing face of Information Security specialists.

  • Why Flame can't be the world's most complex malware

    Premium-Inhalt. The most remarkable thing about the is that it's dominating global news. Not that Flame isn't newsworthy. Most people are still unaware of the scope and scale of online espionage. It's new to the audience, therefore it is news. But why now? Let's put Flame into perspective.

  • Cloud contracts -- the Devil is in the detail

    Premium-Inhalt. Cloud computing today is no longer a buzzword associated with universities or advanced technology organisations at the bleeding edge of innovation. It is now a mainstream sourcing model that most organisations are looking to as part of their broader IT strategy.

  • Biggest tech industry layoffs of 2012

    Premium-Inhalt. Research in Motion, reeling as its BlackBerry takes a beating from the and assorted , is expected to lay off anywhere from 2,000 to 6,000 employees to cut costs and . While the exact number of layoffs from RIM's 16,000-plus staff remains to be confirmed, the restructured company appears headed for a high rank on this year's list of tech industry layoffs.

  • Development timeline key to linking Stuxnet, Flame malware

    Premium-Inhalt. Nailing down a timeline for the development of Flame, the new super-cyber spying malware recently found infecting PCs in Iran and other Middle Eastern countries, will be critical to connecting the dots between it, Stuxnet and Duqu, experts said today.

  • The 18 Coolest Android Accessories Around

    Premium-Inhalt. The story, "The 18 Coolest Android Accessories Around," which posted to the newswire Wednesday, was sent from the PCWorld feed with incorrect attribution to PCWorld. The story was written by ITWorld. The incorrect version has been removed from the wire. Editors are asked to remove it from their websites as soon as possible and to replace it with the correct version, which has the headline "The coolest Android accessories around" and includes links in the text and 18 images attached to it for use. The correct version is available here: http://www.idgns.com/news.nsf/0/852573C40069388200257A0E006C501B

  • Why can't Linux crack the desktop?

    Premium-Inhalt. Linux has so many positive attributes, there is a wonder why it is not on more desktops. You can't beat the price and it has fewer viruses than Windows. But why hasn't it taken off?

  • The coolest Android accessories around

    Premium-Inhalt. These days, Android is more than just a platform: It's a club, a culture, a way of life. Android fans are , man, and they're itching to show off their mobile-minded pride.

  • Fight Ink and Toner Addiction With Adobe's LeanPrint

    Premium-Inhalt. Home and SoHo printer design is highly deceptive these days. Feature-laden inkjet units with touchscreen controls crowd this segment of the market, bearing price tags that seem too good to be true. A few weeks later, when the ink cartridges accompanying the new printer run dry, you discover that the almost as much as the printer itself. Much the same is true of laser printers, as well. LeanPrint is Adobe's answer to premature ink or toner depletion, promising substantial reductions in your usage of cartridges and paper without hardware upgrades or complex reconfigurations.

  • Self-Stirring Pot Makes Instant Ramen Even Easier

    Premium-Inhalt. We here at GeekTech have been known to enjoy a bowl of instant ramen on occasion, even post-college. When I'm feeling adventurous, I'll add frozen veggies and maybe even dried seaweed or other things one might legitimately find in ramen from an authentic Japanese ramen place. It's still not the same, but at least it lets me pretend that I'm cooking. When I'm feeling lazy... what could be easier than boiling water and cracking the noodles in?

  • Google Nexus 7 Tablet Shows Up on Benchmark Site

    Premium-Inhalt. Google's long-awaited Nexus tablet has popped up on benchmarking site Rightware. According to the specs, the tablet, dubbed the Nexus 7, will use a quad-core NVidia Tegra 3 processor, and come with the Android 4.1 ("Jelly Bean") operating system.

  • Doxo updates mobile app to add bill paying feature

    Premium-Inhalt. Doxo continued its push toward paperless productivity Wednesday by giving users of its mobile app the ability to pay their bills directly from their smartphone.

  • Apple Store down, back up, back down... Is Apple messing with Samsung Galaxy S3 launch?

    Premium-Inhalt. Updated: the Apple Store is back online with no new Macs. We think that Apple is either 'messing with our heads' or messing with Samsung's launch of the Samsung Galaxy S3, which goes on sale in the UK today.

  • Mobile payments still slow to catch on in U.S.

    Premium-Inhalt. Even if the next iPhone has a mobile wallet app and a Near Field Communication chip inside, don't expect contactless payments to suddenly explode in the U.S.

  • Netflix Agrees to Delete Former Users' Video History

    Premium-Inhalt. If you've ever quit Netflix -- only to come crawling back once you've realized that Hulu only has TV shows and the MPAA is cracking down on other video-streaming sites, you've probably noticed that when you re-signup for Netflix your data is still on the servers. Even if you quit the service over a year ago.

  • Quark buys Pressrun digital magazine publishing system

    Premium-Inhalt. has bought MobileIQ, the UK-based creator of the digital magazine and newspaper app service behind titles such as the Metro newspaper, and BBC Good Food and Stuff magazines. The service is also about to debut its first HTML5-based web app for the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

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