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  • Folio Florence Portfolio - Neues funktionales iPad Cover

    Gadget des Tages

    Die "extended Version" des Folios von Sena Cases ist eine Kombination aus Hülle und klassischer Konferenzmappe für das neue iPad.  …mehr

  • Verbraucherschützer mahnen Blizzard wegen "Diablo III" ab

    vzbv

    Ärger um den Computerspiele-Hit "Diablo III": Verbraucherschützer haben den Hersteller Blizzard Entertainment wegen fehlender Informationen auf der Verpackung abgemahnt. …mehr

  • Neuanfang bei VZ-Netzwerken

    Retten, was zu retten ist

    Die VZ-Netzwerke bauen unter dem Druck des großen Rivalen Facebook um. Aus SchuelerVZ wird ein Bildungsangebot, die Zukunft der Schwester-Plattformen StudiVZ und MeinVZ ist unklar. Firmenchefin Stefanie Waehlert muss ihre Vision noch umsetzen. …mehr

  • Dropbox schafft die Public-Ordner ab

    Für neue Konten

    Ab August wird Dropbox für neue Konten keine öffentlich zugänglichen "Public"-Ordner mehr anlegen.  …mehr

  • Wo man Data Center umsonst kühlen kann

    Free Cooling im Norden Europas

    The Green Grid veröffentlicht Landkarten, die Firmen beim Kühlen mit Umgebungsluft hilft.  …mehr

  • Kostenlose Alternativen für die Handy-Rücknahme

    100 Euro Handy-Pfand

    Umweltexperten fordern ein Handypfand bis zu 100 Euro pro Gerät. So soll die Recycling-Quote deutlich erhöht werden. Doch es gibt schon heute die Möglichkeit, alte Handys kostenlos einer umweltfreundlichen Entsorgung zuzuführen. …mehr

  • America Movil wird Großaktionär von Telekom Austria

    Carlos Slim

    Lateinamerikas größter Mobilfunker America Movil setzt seine Einkaufserie in Europa fort. …mehr

  • Dell will kräftig sparen

    PC-Geschäft wird neu ausgerichtet

    Der IT-Konzern Dell will in den kommenden drei Jahren rund zwei Milliarden Dollar Kosten sparen und in der Unternehmensstrategie das Enterprise Business stärker gewichten.  …mehr

  • Yammer stimmt Verkauf an Microsoft zu

    "WSJ"

    Der Social-Software-Anbieter Yammer hat laut einem Pressebericht einer Übernahme durch den Software-Konzern Microsoft für 1,2 Milliarden US-Dollar (gut 950 Millionen Euro) zugestimmt. …mehr

  • 24 Milliarden Cybercrime-Schaden

    Bundesweit 42.000 Opfer pro Tag

    Ein Fünftel der weltweiten Schäden durch Cyber-Kriminalität fällt in Deutschland an, hat Symantec errechnet. Noch immer schützen sich viele unzureichend.  …mehr

  • Sachverständigenrat für 100 Euro Handypfand

    Recycling

    Mit einem Pfand von bis zu 100 Euro auf jedes Handy möchte der Sachverständigenrat für Umweltfragen erreichen, dass künftig mehr Telefone recycelt werden. …mehr

  • Assange scheitert mit Einspruch vor dem höchsten britischen Gericht

    Auslieferung rückt näher

    Die Auslieferung von Wikileaks-Gründer Julian Assange an Schweden ist einen Schritt näher gerückt. Der britische Supreme Court schmetterte seinen Einspruch ab. Letzte Hoffnung für den Australier ist nun der Europäische Gerichtshof für Menschenrechte.  …mehr

  • Microsoft will selbst Tablets bauen

    "All Things Digital"

    Microsoft will einem Medienbericht zufolge offenbar selbst Tablets für sein kommendes Betriebssystem Windows 8 bauen.  …mehr

  • HTC bringt One S mit Snapdragon S3 statt aktuellem S4 auf den Markt

    Lieferprobleme

    Ein Anfrage des IT-Blogs "The Verge" brachte es an den Tag: Wegen Lieferproblemen beim Snapdragon S4 bringt HTC das One S auch in einer Variante mit dem älteren Snapdragon-S3-Chipsatz auf den Markt.  …mehr

  • Modular, effizient und Cloud-fähig

    Data Center Trends

    Der Trend geht hin zu modular aufgebauten und energieeffizienten RZs. Auch die Private Cloud ist ein Thema.  …mehr

  • Kriegen ältere Mitarbeiter mehr Urlaub?

    Klarer Fall von Altersdiskriminierung

    Dr. Christian Salzbrunn nimmt zur Unzulässigkeit von nach dem Lebensalter gestaffelten Urlaubsansprüchen Stellung.  …mehr

  • Überzeugen - und zwar richtig!

    Rhetorische Tricks und Kniffe

    Das Wörtchen "oder" ist bares Geld wert. Und das Wörtchen "weil" ist ein Sesam-öffne-dich für viele Situationen. Gut also, solche Feinheiten zu beherrschen.  …mehr

  • Die 10 bizarrsten Netzwerkfehler

    Wenn die Internetverbindung ausfällt

    Haiangriffe, Vandalismus oder Flugzeugabstürze, die COMPUTERWOCHE präsentiert Ihnen die kuriosesten Netzwerkausfälle der letzten Jahre. …mehr

  • Infosys employees had concerns about visa use, documents show

    Premium-Inhalt. An Infosys employee, whose lawsuit against the company triggered a federal investigation into visa fraud, has released some of the evidence in defense of his case.

  • Reported Yammer acquisition seen as beneficial for Microsoft

    Premium-Inhalt. If Microsoft buys Yammer, as unconfirmed press reports indicate, Susan Gautsch hopes the Yammer team won't lose the qualities she has appreciated in the several years her employer has been a customer.

  • Facebook moves to consolidate IPO lawsuits

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook has petitioned the U.S. courts to consolidate more than 30 lawsuits filed in connection with its ill-handled initial public offering.

  • US-CERT discloses security flaw in Intel chips

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has disclosed a flaw in Intel chips that could allow hackers to gain control of Windows and other operating systems, security experts say.

  • Lab Tests: Apple boosts performance in new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple overhauled its entire line of laptops, its 13- and 15-inch . And while much of the surrounding hoopla focused on the new ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ), the more familiar-looking 13 and 15-inch models also received some welcomed upgrades.

  • Rare working Apple 1 computer sells for record $374,500

    Premium-Inhalt. A 36-year-old Apple-1 personal computer, one of just six thought to be in working condition, sold for a record $374,500 at a New York auction today.

  • NZ court orders US to prepare to hand over Megaupload data

    Premium-Inhalt. Auckland High Court has ordered the United States government to "immediately commence preparation" to supply Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his co-defendants with a copy of data held on seized Megaupload servers.

  • Pass the Clicker: Today's Latest and Greatest High-Tech Remotes

    Premium-Inhalt. Couch potatoes, rejoice: The remote control has come a long way in recent years. Gone are the days when you had to dig under the couch cushions prospecting for the clicker that controls the volume, and then fumble through the end-table drawers in search of the one that changes the channel. Today's remote controls can do it all.

  • Improved iWork file sharing coming in Mountain Lion

    Premium-Inhalt. If you've ever tried to share an iWork file between Macs and iOS devices via iCloud, you know that it doesn't work very well. The essential problem, as , is that iWork documents on the two platforms use different file formats. This means that when you edit an iWork document on one platform (an iPhone, for example), the matching document on the other platform (a Mac, in this example) is not automatically updated to reflect the change. There is no true syncing of iWork documents between platforms.

  • Facebook CTO Bret Taylor to leave 'later this summer'

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook's chief technology officer, Bret Taylor, will leave the company later this summer, according to a on his Facebook page Friday.

  • 3D Maps in iOS 6 Hacked to Run on iPhone 4, Doesn't Need Cydia

    Premium-Inhalt. Developers are working hard to get a solid jailbreak running for iOS 6 on different iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad models, and so far had a --there is a jailbreak, but a lot of apps and Cydia don't work just yet.

  • Maplets for iPhone and iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. Mobile mapping is much on the minds of iOS users these days, what with a revamp of the Maps app leading the charge of changes in this fall's . But no matter if your mapping data comes from Apple or Google, whatever features your built-in maps app boasts are of little use to you when you can't get a Wi-Fi or cellular connection.

  • ARM preps Mali GPU for low-cost Android tablets

    Premium-Inhalt. ARM has developed a new, entry-level version of its Mali graphics processor that could help expand the market for low-cost Android tablets.

  • Africa, Latin America take advantage of new gTLD process

    Premium-Inhalt. Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean are big beneficiaries in the new Generic Top Level Domain selection process after the introduction of the controversial "batching" methodology by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.

  • Wall Street Beat: Bad news rolls in for tech

    Premium-Inhalt. With market forecasts looking dour and companies including Nokia and Texas Instruments trimming expectations this week, concerns for the tech sector are mounting.

  • Some new gTLDs will fail as businesses, experts say

    Premium-Inhalt. Several questions remain after the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers unveiled 1,930 applications for new generic top level domains this week, long-time ICANN observers said.

  • Salesforce.com upgrades Force.com with mobile, database gifts for developers

    Premium-Inhalt. Salesforce.com is rolling out a number of upgrades to its Force.com platform in conjunction with the Summer '12 update to the vendor's cloud CRM (customer relationship management) software, focusing on areas such as mobile application development, database tooling and easier upgrades.

  • State law runs afoul of protections for Internet providers, EFF claims

    Premium-Inhalt. The Electronic Frontier Foundation is challenging a Washington State law that criminalizes advertising for underage prostitution, claiming it runs afoul of federal protections for websites and ISPs for the actions of their users.

  • IDC: Offshoring IT keeps Canadian firms competitive

    Premium-Inhalt. When IT jobs move out of Canada, they often leave better ones behind, says an industry analyst.

  • Games companies play

    Premium-Inhalt. For most of history, there has been a strict separation between work and play. But just as enterprise technology is becoming more social, it's also becoming more fun. Today, the software in our workplace is easier to use, more visually appealing and more rewarding. It engages us more and appeals to our competitive instincts. It also encourages us to engage with others.

  • A Microsoft Tablet: What Will It Look Like?

    Premium-Inhalt. News of a press event planned by Microsoft on Monday has fired the kind of buzz storm usually reserved for Apple events. What Redmond may be up to is pure speculation at this point, but reports are that the company may be announcing a new product that will put it on the tablet map. If it does, what might that device look like?

  • Ryzom: A Game That Refused to Die

    Premium-Inhalt. Ryzom is an MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) that refuses to die. Initially released in 2004, it failed to make a splash and nearly went down in 2006; the rights were purchased by another company, which also went bankrupt; then a third company bought it, released the game source under a general public license, and has been keeping it running on an unlimited time trial/paid subscription basis ever since.

  • The Week in iOS Apps: Take note!

    Premium-Inhalt. If you like to buy stuff, write stuff, or watch stuff, this week's roundup of iOS apps has something for you.

  • Your resume: Getting past the machines

    Premium-Inhalt. Resume keywords are the phrases in a resume that HR screeners, recruiters, hiring managers and, most critically, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), look for relative to a specific job opening.

  • Kaiser, Apollo Group vouch for private cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. Whether deployed behind the firewall or given its own designated space on a public cloud, a can maintain a company's control over data and offer quick provisioning and cost savings, panelists explained at a cloud conference this week.

  • Applicasa expands server-side mobile app dev service to Android

    Premium-Inhalt. Applicasa, which offers a server-side mobile application development service, is expanding its Web-based technology this week to include the Google Android platform.

  • App Spotlight: Learn More About Your Contacts with CallApp

    Premium-Inhalt. Android's stock Contacts app is pretty much, well, a stock contacts app. It stores names, addresses, phone numbers, and the like, but does it pull in each contact's latest tweets and LinkedIn updates? Does it let you see your next scheduled meeting with a contact? Or schedule a follow-up call? No, no, and no.

  • NoteTote lets you download files remotely

    Premium-Inhalt. Many of us are doing more and more of our Internet consumption--reading websites, RSS feeds, Twitter, Facebook, and more--on mobile devices. It's often more convenient than using your desktop computer, because you have your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or laptop with you when you're out and about (or even just when sitting on the couch).

  • Apple to Introduce 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display in October, Report Says

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple may introduce its second as early as October, according to one analyst.

  • Free Game Friday: A Game About Your Morning Coffee and An Absolutely Insane Platformer

    Premium-Inhalt. This week's roundup is all about puzzles. From a platformer where the rules change on every level to a physics-based game that turns your morning coffee into a mental workout, we've got everything you need to keep your brain teased all weekend.

  • Microsoft set to unveil an Xbox or Windows RT tablet?

    Premium-Inhalt. Some analysts are speculating that Microsoft will unveil a at a major media event the company has scheduled for Monday afternoon in Los Angeles.

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