Premium-Inhalt. Total mobile smartphone and tablet subscriptions in North America reached 330 million in the first quarter of 2012, or about one-third the number in either China or India, in a 28-page report released Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Today's IaaS (infrastructure as a service) cloud platforms allow customers to rent virtualized servers and storage on demand, typically by the hour. But in the future, such services could be sold in a much more efficient and granular manner, with specific resources, such as CPU cycles and memory, rented for just a few seconds, according to new research.
Premium-Inhalt. Ecommerce is taking a bigger portion of overall retail sales in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, . With this kind of spending, it's not surprising to see more small businesses moving some, or all, operations online.
Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard enterprise chief Ann Livermore was "furious and appalled" when she saw Oracle's announcement that it would end development for HP's Itanium server chips, she said in a San Jose, California, court on Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Former Hewlett-Packard enterprise business chief Ann Livermore recalled a close working relationship with Oracle co-President Safra Catz, and the moves by Oracle that eventually eroded the companies' partnership, in a Silicon Valley courthouse on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. The story "Hands on with Windows RT and Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4," which ran on the wire Tuesday, misidentified the version of Windows RT that was running on the Qualcomm tablet. It was the Windows 8 Release Preview.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's bid to get a ban on sales in the U.S. of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet has been delayed after a federal court in California said on Monday it could not rule right away on Apple's request for a preliminary injunction, while the matter is before an appeals court.
Premium-Inhalt. Amazon.com has acquired publisher Avalon Books, in a deal that gives the online retailer publication rights to over 3,000 backlist titles in the romance, mystery, and Western genres, the company said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Televisions must evolve to become fully interactive and connected to online services in order to keep their position at the center of the home, a Panasonic executive said Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. The Samsung Galaxy S III news keeps on rolling in. AT&T and Verizon both announced that they will start taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S III on June 6. You can starting at 7 AM EDT or .
Premium-Inhalt. Last week, I was doing some research about my upcoming trip to Tanzania. I was browsing the web, looking for good deals on trip packages, reading feedback and comments from people who went on a similar trip, checking prerequisites (shots, visas) ---basically general research anyone would do when going on a trip to a place where they've never been, or looking to buy a new product and trying to choose from the selections.
Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone may get another prepaid offering, many Macs might be getting makeovers, and Woz may be getting even more ... eccentric. The remainders for Tuesday, June 5, 2012 would like to welcome our new robot overlords.
Premium-Inhalt. Plenty of Elder Scrolls fans are cynical about the impending release of The Elder Scrolls Online, and understandably so; the game looks like a generic fantasy MMORPG from five years ago. After checking out the game at E3 we can confirm that The Elder Scrolls Online is a hardcore fantasy MMORPG for PC and Mac, so if you're not into that sort of game you probably ought to steer clear of this one when it comes out next year. But if you're a fan of the Elder Scrolls series, I'm filing this report from the E3 show floor to tell you that you ought to be interested in how Zenimax Studios is designing The Elder Scrolls Online. Here's a few reasons why:
Premium-Inhalt. Between its use of and speed gains through Firefox 13 has been generating excitement for some time already. Now, the final version of the software is here at last.
Premium-Inhalt. Thanks to our smartphones, many of us have a camera in our pockets at all times. And while you can take great photos with your iPhone using Apple's Camera app, there are alternatives that can offer capabilities you won't find in the stock offering. Digital Arch's new app, , aims to make it easier to take better photos.
Premium-Inhalt. After a decade's worth of best-selling action adventure games from Japan, Devil May Cry's protagonist Dante has headed West with a new master, the UK developer Ninja Theory. The new team hopes to breathe fresh life into the Devil May Cry franchise, which now goes by DmC. The reboot chronicles demon hunter Dante's early years, set against a contemporary backdrop. Alex Jones, producer for DmC at Capcom, talks about what's in store in this new take on the classic third-person perspective action series in this exclusive interview.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook will become something of a has-been within five to eight years, according to one analyst.
Premium-Inhalt. Chris Young just celebrated his six-month anniversary as senior vice president of the recently formed Cisco Security Group reporting to Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior. He brings an interesting perspective to the position, hailing as he does from VMware and RSA. Young was senior vice president and general manager for VMware's end user computing solutions and, prior to that, senior vice president for products at RSA. After hearing Cisco CEO John Chambers proclaim in a recent teleconference that we could expect to see Cisco make big strides in security with Young onboard, Network World Editor in Chief John Dix tracked Young down for his vision and plans.
Premium-Inhalt. In a move that could be designed to outflank Microsoft in the office productivity app market, Google announced Tuesday it had acquired Quickoffice, a mobile app that allows users to work on Microsoft Office documents on iOS and Android systems.
Premium-Inhalt. With the latest update to its Apache Hadoop distribution, Cloudera has provided the possibility of using data processing algorithms beyond the customary MapReduce, the company announced Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook has started notifying victims of the DNSChanger malware who visit the social networking site that their computers will be cut off from the Internet on July 9, if they don't clean them until that time.
Premium-Inhalt. In Network World's two-part test, reviewers David Newman and Joel Snyder put next-generation firewalls through the ringer. They found that products could forward packets at an impressive clip but throughput dropped with advanced security features were turned on.
Premium-Inhalt. Fitocracy is a free (ad-supported) cloud-based service. You can create an account or login using an existing Facebook, Twitter, or Runkeeper account. You then enter some basic information, such as your height and weight (don't worry; it's kept hidden!), and your exercise interests.
Premium-Inhalt. Google has acquired , which makes ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice ) one of the leading iPad office suites. At the very least, the acquisition will give iPad users a compelling alternative to iWork and other iOS suites.
Premium-Inhalt. It's all about the games, is Nintendo's message here at Electronic Entertainment Expo. During its E3 press conference Tuesday the game maker stressed new games . In total Nintendo unleashed 23 games during its presentation and highlighted game play over the unique gamming system.
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Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will look into new regulations of middle-mile broadband connections used by many businesses and owned largely by AT&T and Verizon Communications, the agency said.
Premium-Inhalt. NetApp on Tuesday announced a major upgrade to its entry-level Fabric Attached Storage (FAS) array that increases performance by as much as three times while also adding six times more memory.