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  • Kaspersky leitet Flame-Virus auf eigene Server um

    Antivirus-Unternehmen

    Zur Analyse des neu entdeckten Computer-Virus "Flame" hat das russische Antivirus-Unternehmen Kaspersky eine Fallgrube für den Schädling aufgestellt. Ein "Sinkhole" fängt nun Daten auf, die Flame eigentlich an seine kriminellen Schöpfer schicken sollte.  …mehr

  • ZyXEL NWA1121-NI - Access-Point im Rauchmelder-Look

    Gadget des Tages

    Getarnt als Rauchmelder fällt der Wireless-Access-Point von ZyXEL in großen Innenräumen kaum auf. Das Gerät soll laut Hersteller die WLAN-Reichweite um bis zu 50 Prozent steigern.  …mehr

  • Neue Storage- und HPC-Lösungen von IBM

    Für Big Data

    Die IBM kündigt heute eine ganze Reihe neuer Produkte und Lösungen aus den Bereichen Storage und Technical Computing an.  …mehr

  • Yahoo und Facebook wollen Patentstreit beilegen

    "All Things Digital"

    NEW YORK (dpa-AFX) - Der Patentstreit zwischen Yahoo und Facebook hat für viel Aufsehen in der Internet-Branche gesorgt, jetzt suchen die Unternehmen laut einem Medienbericht nach einer Einigung. Ein Deal könne in den nächsten Wochen stehen, schrieb das Blog "All Things Digital" am späten Sonntag. Im Gespräch sei unter anderem eine gegenseitige Lizenzierung von Patenten, hieß es unter Berufung auf informierte Personen. Dabei könne sich auch eine noch engere Integration der Dienste von Google und Facebook ergeben.  …mehr

  • Nintendo stellt neuen Controller und Soziales Netzwerk vor

    Wii U "Gamepad"

    Nintendo hat kurz vor dem Start der Computerspielmesse E3 in Los Angeles sein neues "Gamepad" für die Spielekonsole "Wii U" vorgestellt. …mehr

  • Acer zeigt W510 und W700 mit Windows 8

    Windows-8-Tablets

    Acer hat die Tablets W510 und W700 vorgestellt, die mit Windows 8 als Betriebssystem ausgestattet sind. Der Hersteller verwendet dafür allerdings Technik von Intel und keine Chipsätze des Konkurrenten ARM. …mehr

  • BYOD ja, aber anders

    Alcatel-Lucent Dynamic Enterprise Tour 2012

    Um eine neue Art von Kommunikation (hier Konversation) und Collaboration in Unternehmen zu propagieren, setzt Alcatel Lucent jetzt auch auf die Integration mobiler Geräte und die OpenTouch-Conversation-Plattform.  …mehr

  • Jogi Löw meidet Facebook und Twitter

    Lieber Telefon und Mail

    Joachim Löw ist kein Freund von Facebook oder Twitter. …mehr

  • Toshiba kündigt neue SSD-Generation an

    Mit 19-nm-NAND

    Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) hat die weltweit ersten Solid-State-Laufwerke (SSDs) in 19-Nanometer-NAND-Technik angekündigt.  …mehr

  • Fedora 17 ist erschienen und LibreOffice gibt mehr Gas

    Linux in der 22. Kalenderwoche

    Fedora 17, alias Beefy Miracle, hat mit vielen Neuerungen das Licht der Welt erblickt. Eine Wartungs-Ausgabe von LibreOffice verspricht mehr Geschwindigkeit. Für Fedora 18 wollen die Entwickler Microsoft als Zertifikatsaussteller nutzen.  …mehr

  • Facebook-Nutzer können über Daten-Richtlinie und Rechte abstimmen

    Pro forma

    Die Facebook-Nutzer haben sich eine Abstimmung über geplante Änderungen der Richtlinie zur Datenverwendung sowie ihren Rechten und Pflichten erkämpft. Allerdings ist das Abstimmungsergebnis erst bindend, wenn 270 Millionen Mitglieder mitmachen. …mehr

  • Google wirft Nokia und Microsoft Patent-Absprachen vor

    Beschwerde bei EU-Kommission

    Google spitzt den Mobilfunk-Patentstreit bei der EU-Kommission zu. …mehr

  • Stehen E-Plus und O2 vor einer Fusion?

    Montagsgerücht

    In den deutschen Mobilfunkmarkt scheint Bewegung zu kommen. …mehr

  • Facebook verschreckt Anleger

    "Die Leute waren naiv"

    Facebook, der zehnte Handelstag: Schon wieder riecht es nach Verlusten. …mehr

  • Wie Android sicher wird

    Ratgeber Mobile Sicherheit

    Moderne Smartphones leisten heute Dinge, für die bis vor wenigen Jahren noch vollwertige PCs notwendig waren. Viele Anwender vergessen dabei leider, dass die Telefon-Betriebssysteme wie Android damit auch von ähnlichen Gefahren bedroht werden wie die PCs.  …mehr

  • Sicher mit Identity Management

    Computerwoche 23/12

    Wer darf im Unternehmen wie auf welche Daten zugreifen? Das bereitet den meisten IT-Verantwortlichen gerade im Zeitalter von Cloud Computing und dem Trend Bring your own Device (ByoD) viel Kopfzerbrechen. Effiziente Konzepte für ein Identity- und Access-Management helfen, die richtigen Antworten zu finden.  …mehr

  • Der Weg zum Social Media Manager

    Learning by doing

    Social Media Manager sind meist Mitarbeiter der Kommunikationsabteilungen und haben sich ihr Wissen selbst angeeignet. Auch wenn es mittlerweile viele Kurse gibt, wird dafür wahrscheinlich kein eigener Ausbildungsberuf oder ein Studium geschaffen.  …mehr

  • Ultrabooks und Tablets im Vergleich

    iPad-Alternativen auf dem Prüfstand

    Leicht, dünn und ausdauernd - diese Anforderungen erfüllen nicht nur Tablets wie das iPad, sondern auch die neuen Ultrabooks mit Intel-CPU. …mehr

  • Computerworld Honors 2012 Laureates: Using technology to benefit society

    Premium-Inhalt. The Computerworld Honors Program, now in its 24th year, recognizes organizations that use information technology to promote and advance the public welfare, benefit society and change the world for the better. This year's 200 Laureates are a heartening reminder of the great things that can be accomplished when determined people put their minds to a task and harness the full potential of technology.

  • Lenovo cracks $800 price barrier with new IdeaPad ultrabooks

    Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo has cracked the US$800 price barrier on ultrabooks, launching thin-and-light IdeaPad U-series laptops with Intel's latest Core processors starting at $749.

  • Windows 8, price drops to accelerate ultrabook growth, Lenovo says

    Premium-Inhalt. While the viability of ultrabooks is being questioned, Lenovo product chief Peter Hortensius believes a drop in prices and the arrival of Microsoft's Windows 8 OS will signal a major shift in laptop computing and trigger more interest in the product category.

  • Nintendo Talks Up Wii U Game Pad, Miiverse Online Network

    Premium-Inhalt. On the eve of the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles this week, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata unveiled more details of the Wii U Game Pad, which confirmed details revealed in an leak of a photo of the device several weeks ago. The shipping version of the pad will be somewhat different in size and layout than the prototype Wii U controllers, with a slightly wider aspect ratio overall and substituting thumbsticks with a 360-degree range of motion in place of the flat, disc controllers in the prototype.

  • 'SwaggSec' claims hack of China Telecom, Warner Bros.

    Premium-Inhalt. A hacking group is claiming to have breached the networks of Warner Bros. and China Telecom, releasing documents and publishing login credentials.

  • Windows 8 Hybrid Laptop-Tablets Take Center Stage at Computex

    Premium-Inhalt. The technology show in Taipei--one of Asia's largest--started Sunday with a bang, showcasing hybrid laptop/tablets running Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS. The first laptops out of the gate are Windows 8 tablets with detachable docks from Asus and Acer and a sliding tablet PC from MSI.

  • Acer finding its bearings after management, product issues

    Premium-Inhalt. Acer lost its direction in the past few years amid management, product and supply chain issues, but the company is working its way to get back on track, company president Jim Wong said.

  • Google acquires social media toolbar maker Meebo

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has acquired Meebo, a company that makes a toolbar that aggregates content from websites as well as displaying advertisements, the company said on its blog on Monday.

  • National No-Print Day: Will You Take the Pledge?

    Premium-Inhalt. Toshiba, which of printers, copiers, scanners, and fax devices, is asking you to use less paper. It's even sponsoring on October 23, 2012, when it hopes the paperless office becomes a reality--if only for a day.

  • 5 Questions On Social Business

    Premium-Inhalt. Making the leap into social business isn't easy for any organization. So we like to ask our colleagues in the field for their insights from time to time. This week, we pose five tough questions to Dion Hinchcliffe and Peter Kim, co-authors of .

  • Send Faxes From Home Without a Fax Machine or Landline

    Premium-Inhalt. Reader Lenore lives with her sister, who needs to "fax lots of documents to her supervisor from home." Just one problem: they don't have a landline.

  • Treyarch Pushes Beyond Modern Warfare With Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2

    Premium-Inhalt. Activision is pushing things forward with its Call of Duty franchise. Treyarch's Black Ops 2 is on display at 2012 with an epic campaign storyline that propels the action to 2025. Fans of the '80s will also be in for a treat with some playable levels during that period in American history, which should serve as a nice contrast to the drone and robot-controlled future warfare gameplay. Mark Lamia, studio head at Treyarch, talks about what's in store in this November 13 release in this exclusive interview.

  • Acer plans to launch Windows RT devices in Q1 2013

    Premium-Inhalt. Acer plans to release ARM-based devices running Windows RT during next year's first quarter and expects rivals Dell and HP to eventually exit the PC industry, according to company president Jim Wong.

  • Asus tablet prompts speculation on competitors' offers

    Premium-Inhalt. Now that Asustek has shown off a 10-in. Windows RT tablet, speculation has grown hot and heavy over what competitors' devices will look like, how much they will cost and when they will go on sale.

  • Google Analytics adds browser-size analysis

    Premium-Inhalt. Google Analytics now detects the browser size of website visitors, a new metric that has gained relevance as the variety of Internet-connected devices has increased in recent years, the .

  • Xbox SmartGlass: Microsoft's multiscreen strategy

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is hoping to create an immersive experience across multiple devices where users can consume different, complementary content on each platform with new software called Xbox SmartGlass, unveiled at the E3 entertainment expo.

  • Lenovo plans to use ultrabooks to surpass HP

    Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo is working to surpass Hewlett-Packard as the top PC maker in the world and executives think pushing ultrabooks is the way to make that happen.

  • Google upgrades Apps password sync, contacts manager

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has released over the past week several new and upgraded features and functionality for its Apps cloud collaboration and email suite, including a new product for synchronizing password changes between Apps and Microsoft Active Directory as the changes happen.

  • Asus Windows 8 PCs--Innovative or Just Novel?

    Premium-Inhalt. Asus has revealed a new at the Computex 2012 tradeshow in Taiwan. The collection includes a couple angles on the hybrid laptop / tablet concept, as well as a desktop that tries to as well...sort of. The question is whether these devices are truly innovative, or just novelties.

  • HP, Oracle clash over what their Hurd deal's wording means

    Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard said Oracle committed itself to porting its core software products to future versions of Itanium in a 2010 partnership agreement with HP, while Oracle said that deal fell far short of a true contract, as the companies' lawyers gave opening arguments on Monday in a courtroom in San Jose, California.

  • HP releases 100TB/hr backup system

    Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard new deduplication tools for its that enable performance of up to 100TB per hour and data recovery of 40TB per hour.

  • Microsoft assimilates Flash in Metro's IE10

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft last week said that it has embedded Adobe's Flash Player in the Metro version of Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) in Windows 8 and Windows RT.

  • HP's Autonomy connects to Hadoop

    Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard's Autonomy subsidiary will release an add-on component to link the company's IDOL flagship search software to the Apache Hadoop data processing platform, it announced Monday as part of its HP Discover user conference this week in Las Vegas.

  • Consumer group: Claims software helps insurers 'low-ball' customers

    Premium-Inhalt. Claims software used by many large auto and homeowners insurance vendors in the U.S. has allowed the companies to manipulate claim payments and "low-ball" customers, according to a new report from the Consumer Federation of America.

  • Microsoft at E3 Details SmartGlass, Halo 4, and the IE browser on Xbox

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft took center stage at the Electronic Entertainment Expo on Monday introducing new software called SmartGlass designed to make sharing content across devices such as a game console, tablet, and smartphone a breeze. During its press conference the tech giant also announced a slew of new game titles, most notably Halo 4, along with sharing details for porting the Internet Explorer web browser to the Xbox 360 console.

  • Ubisoft Heads to the Frontier with Assassins Creed III

    Premium-Inhalt. Gamers will be able to explore American history this October in a brand new way, courtesy of Ubisoft's Montreal development studio. Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin's Creed III introduces a new hero, Connor, of Native American and English heritage. At this year, Ubisoft is offering players a deeper look into the role the frontier will play in this massive game. Alex Hutchinson, creative director on , talks about what's in store in this walk through history in this exclusive interview.

  • Amazon releases Kindle software update with better font, support for additional formats

    Premium-Inhalt. Amazon on Monday announced the immediate availability of version 4.1.0 of the software that runs on the --the non-touch screen version with no keyboard referred to as the Kindle With Special Offers (4th generation). The free update will install automatically via Wi-Fi over the next few weeks, but you can download it and install it now instead.

  • Get Ready--IPv6 Is Finally Here

    Premium-Inhalt. Has it been an entire year already? A year ago many major Internet service providers and online resources put . Now--In just a couple days--most of those same IPv6 pioneers will turn on IPv6 for good. Are you ready for IPv6?

  • Growing investment, innovation drives Kenya's tech status

    Premium-Inhalt. Growing local and foreign investment in tech companies along with the rise of co-working spaces and the presence of global IT giants is allowing Kenya to compete with South Africa for pan-African business.

  • Consumer group: Claims software helps insurers 'low-ball' customers

    Premium-Inhalt. Claims software used by many large auto and homeowners insurance vendors in the U.S. has allowed the companies to manipulate claim payments and "low-ball" customers, according to a new report from the Consumer Federation of America.

  • Arduino Helps Monitor Your Plants, Nurtures Your Precious Saplings

    Premium-Inhalt. Gardening can be quite rewarding, but it can also take up a quite a bit of time. There that can make it easier to monitor your garden, but if your plot is larger than just a couple of plants, these can't always help. Fortunately, Invest Geek developed the to help give your plants the best start in life.

  • Canon PowerShot SX260 HS: Another Top-Notch Canon Pocket Zoom

    Premium-Inhalt. Thanks to a hard-to-beat combo of very good image quality, a generous optical-zoom reach, ease of use, and flexible shooting options, every iteration of Canon's PowerShot SX line seems to end up at the top of our . The latest camera in the family, the 20X-optical-zoom Canon PowerShot SX260 HS ($350 as of June 1, 2012), is another winner. Because it covers so many bases, it's one of the easiest point-and-shoot cameras to recommend for any user.

  • Though Sound on Fundamentals, Sentence Aerobics Struggles to Parse Idioms Correctly

    Premium-Inhalt. Clarity matters in business writing. Business documents are not always fascinating, and if your writing is oblique or cumbersome, you risk losing your readers midway through your text. VanWrite Sentence Aerobics is a $159 (free Web demo) add-in for Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010 that tries to analyze your text and offer constructive criticism, so you can revise the wording for clarity and brevity.

  • Kenneth Van Wyk: What users can do to make their smartphones more secure

    Premium-Inhalt. The sky is falling! The sky is falling!

  • IPv6 transition: Observations from a name server perspective

    Premium-Inhalt. As the operator of some of the core Internet , including the DNS root, .com and .net, Verisign has a unique view into the challenges of transitioning to and progress to date.

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