Überlegungen der Schufa, zur Berechnung der Kreditwürdigkeit auch Soziale Netzwerke wie Facebook zu durchleuchten, sind schnell von der Politik durchkreuzt worden. "Die Schufa darf nicht zum Big Brother des Wirtschaftslebens werden", betonte Verbraucherschutzministerin Ilse Aigner (CSU). …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Future scientists and technology professionals, not governments, will develop the innovations that most benefit society, online educator entrepreneur Sal Khan told MIT's 2012 graduates during his commencement speech Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple and Motorola won't have their day in court, Barnes & Noble doesn't cotton to the DOJ's lawsuit, and John Sculley gets a big screen alter ego. The remainders for Thursday, June 27, 2012 are larger than life.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is set to kick off next week in San Francisco, with expectations ranging from a new iOS maps app to a MacBook Pro and Air refresh. There might be some news around Siri (but not Facebook) as well.
Premium-Inhalt. Amazon had better hope that its upcoming is a real crowd-pleaser, because interest it the original Fire appears to be fading fast.
Premium-Inhalt. You could be forgiven for missing the IndieCade pavilion amid the massive booths and pressing crowds of E3 2012. Nestled in a quiet corner of the L.A. Convention Center, this tiny oasis of independent game design is packed with laptop PCs running games made by students, artists and independent game developers.
Premium-Inhalt. For those with Autism Spectrum disorders, communication and social interaction can be difficult. Autism is a spectrum of disorders--that is, it affects individuals to varying degrees--but those affected by it typically have difficulty in social situations and in clearly verbalizing their thoughts, which can make face-to-face interaction challenging.
Premium-Inhalt. Mike Brown, the CTO at ComScore, knows a bit about managing big data. Every day 12 terabytes of information rushes into his cluster of 80 servers running the open-source software Hadoop, which sorts and analyzes the data for a host of clients who want to know things like which online vendor sold the most e-cards or how fast Facebook is growing in Brazil. "We ingest 32 billion new rows of a data a day," he says.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the big games at E3 2012 comes from acclaimed developer Crytek. Electronic Arts showed off Crysis 3 at its massive booth. Coming in 2013 for PC and consoles, the game utilizes the latest CryENGINE technology. Players take on the role of Prophet as he returns to New York, only to discover that the city has been encased in a Nanodome created by the corrupt Cell Corporation. Rasmus Hojengaard, Director of Creative Development at , talks about what's in store in this new first-person shooter in this exclusive interview.
Premium-Inhalt. After covering the E3 2012 conference this week, I see that, ultimately, E3 doesn't really represent today's broad swath of gaming. Traditional, turn-based war games are completely absent from the mix in Los Angeles, so breakthrough titles similar to last year's are missing in action.
Premium-Inhalt. Music site Last.fm is investigating a security breach involving the leak of some user passwords, . The admission is the third in two days, following similar news from social networking site LinkedIn and dating site eHarmony on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. is the new normal for the Internet. So claims the Internet Society (ISOC) as it sums up the early results of its World IPv6 Launch Day held on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. OmniPlan, a popular Mac-based project management application in its desktop version, is now available on the iPad.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook took its App Center live on Thursday at a slick media event in San Francisco, announcing a handful of previously undisclosed features.
Premium-Inhalt. Five members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee have asked the FCC to review all available spectrum controlled by the Department of Defense and try to find ways to make LightSquared's proposed mobile broadband network possible.
Premium-Inhalt. In an update that raises more questions than it answers, LinkedIn today assured members that the company is working hard to protect their personal data in the wake of a security breach that .
Premium-Inhalt. Fans of the classic ThinkPad won't be disappointed with the X230. It's the X series you love with the same rugged styling and construction, eraserhead cursor control, and comfortable keyboard--with a few innovations. The X230 will never be an avatar for thin and sexy, however. If that's what you seek, look elsewhere (toward , for example).
Premium-Inhalt. With poised to make an appearance at WWDC next week for developers , we figured it might be a good time for a rundown of what we already know about Apple's next OS.
Premium-Inhalt. ClamCase, maker of the , this week revealed the , a laptop-style docking station for the iPhone and Android smartphones.
Premium-Inhalt. So far, scientists have been hard at work to maximize solar energy output by sticking they can, or by pulling sunlight from . Scientists from the US Naval Research Laboratory's Electronics Science and Technology Division, on the other hand, are devising an underwater solar energy plant.
Premium-Inhalt. When Apple's kicks off this week, there will be one big change from years past: No Steve Jobs.
Premium-Inhalt. Canon has announced the EOS 650D - a new digital SLR (DSLR) that offers high image quality and a touch-screen operation.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple is expected to reveal its application, built into iOS 6, as the highlights of the opening Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. With 's annual Worldwide Developer Conference just days away, the yearning iOSphere seethes with rumors, alarums and frights.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off on June 11, and as ever, expectations are running high for what the company might announce at the that starts things off at 10 a.m. PT. We’ll know precisely what big surprises Tim Cook and company have up their collective sleeve by Monday afternoon, but even now we can predict with reasonable certainty at least a few of the products that will show up. And, perhaps more importantly, those that won’t.