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  • Private Nutzer haben keine Angst vor der Cloud

    Microsoft-Umfrage

    Europäische Internetnutzer setzen für den Austausch und die Sicherung privater Daten immer häufiger auf Cloud-Dienste.  …mehr

  • Urheberrechtsabkommen Acta auf der Kippe

    Europaparlament

    Zehntausende gingen in Deutschland gegen Acta auf die Straße. Jetzt hat der fünfte Ausschuss des Europaparlaments den Daumen gesenkt. Damit ist das ungeliebte Urheberrechts-Abkommen erledigt.  …mehr

  • Nokias Lumia-Smartphones erhalten Features von Windows Phone 8

    (Keine) Auslaufmodelle

    Für derzeit im Markt erhältliche Windows Phones wie das neue Nokia Lumia 900 wird kein Upgrade auf Windows Phone 8 bereitgestellt. Dennoch gibt es einige der Funktionen sowie neue Nokia-spezifische Features. …mehr

  • Blogger fürchten um ihre Link-Freiheiten

    Leistungsschutzrecht

    Ein neues Gesetz soll die Interessen von Verlagen im Internet stärken. Doch dagegen regt sich Protest im Netz. Denn auch Blogger und Plattformen wie Wikipedia fürchten bei Verlinkungen zu Zeitungsartikeln, zur Kasse gebeten zu werden.  …mehr

  • Oracle-Chef Larry Ellison kauft Hawaii-Insel

    Lanai

    Der milliardenschwere Oracle-Chef Larry Ellison hat den Großteil einer Hawaii-Insel gekauft. …mehr

  • "Tagesschau"-App gewinnt Grimme Online Award

    Publikumspreis

    Elf Internet-Angebote sind mit dem renommierten Grimme Online Award für publizistische Qualität im Netz ausgezeichnet worden, darunter die App der "Tagesschau". …mehr

  • Expertenrunde nimmt Social Media Analytics ins Visier

    CW-Webcast

    Nicht nur für IT-Experten ist klar: Dank Twitter, Facebook & Co ist die Stimme des Kunden unüberhörbar geworden. Längst nutzt alle Welt die neuen Kanäle, um sich in aller Öffentlichkeit über Produkte, Dienstleistungen, Marken und Unternehmen zu äußern, mal lobend, häufig kritisch.  …mehr

  • Erstes "Gezwitscher" von Franz Beckenbauer

    Der "Kaiser" twittert

    Nun tut es auch der "Kaiser": Fußball-Ikone Franz Beckenbauer hat einen Twitter-Account. …mehr

  • Keine Fusion von E-Plus und Telefonica-Tochter O2

    Vorerst

    Die erwartete Bereinigung auf dem deutschen Mobilfunkmarkt wird aufgeschoben. …mehr

  • Microsoft misstraut den Partnern

    Surface und Windows 8

    Der Softwarekonzern nimmt die Surface-Fertigung selbst in die Hand und verprellt Partner. Das Kalkül: Der Erfolg soll nicht länger allein in den Händen fremder Hardwarehersteller liegen.  …mehr

  • Microsoft rückt Windows-Smartphones näher an den PC

    Windows Phone 8

    Mit einer gemeinsamen Plattform für Windows-Smartphones und Windows-PCs will Microsoft im boomenden Smartphone-Markt zum Sprint um Marktanteile gegen die Rivalen Apple und Google ansetzen. …mehr

  • Jung, schlecht bezahlt, befristet

    Die Leiden des Nachwuchses

    Viele Überstunden, schlechte Bezahlung, befristete Verträge, steigender Arbeitsdruck - viele junge Beschäftigte unter 35 leiden unter den Belastungen der heutigen Arbeitswelt. Zu dem Ergebnis kommt der DGB in einer Studie.  …mehr

  • Freecom Hard Drive XS 3.0 2 TB im Test

    Externe Festplatte

    Die Freecom Hard Drive XS 3.0 2 TB kommt in einer schwarzen Gummihülle, die sehr anfällig für Schmutz ist. Lesen Sie im Test, ob uns das Innenleben der 3,5-Zoll-Platte mit USB-3.0-Anschluss überzeugen konnte.  …mehr

  • Neue stromsparende Server von HP

    Codename Gemini

    HP hat im Rahmen seines Entwicklungsprojekts „Moonshot“ neue Server mit Intels Centeron-Prozessor aus der Atom Reihe angekündigt. …mehr

  • E-Commerce-Profis gesucht

    Für Handel

    Media-Saturn setzt zur Aufholjagd im E-Business an und sucht E-Commerce-Fachleute für seinen Standort Ingolstadt.  …mehr

  • 6 Irrtümer bei der Cloud-Integration

    Cloud-Services, Kosten und Visionen

    Einzelne Konnektoren statt Integrationsstrategie, versteckte Kosten: Der Folgeaufwand von Cloud Computing ist laut Anbieter Talend oft höher, als CIOs vermuten.  …mehr

  • Der Weg in die Cloud

    Sicherheit, Kosten und Umsetzung

    Sicherheitsapekte, die Chancen auf Einsparungen und der richtige Weg in die IT-Wolke - das sind Fragen, die Geschäftsführungen wie IT-Abteilungen derzeit umtreiben.  …mehr

  • Welche Fahrgastrechte Dienstreisende haben

    Bahn, Bus, Flugzeug und Schiff

    Auf dem Verbraucherportal flightright erfahren Reisende, welche Ansprüche sie bei Verspätungen von Bahn, Flugzeug, Bus und Schiff haben.  …mehr

  • iPad customers felt "short changed" by Apple, Australian judge says

    Premium-Inhalt. An Australian Federal Court judge ordered Apple to pay a A$2.25 million (US$2.28 million) fine and $300,000 in court costs to settle a lawsuit accusing the company of falsely marketing the 4G capabilities of its latest iPad.

  • Larry Ellison to buy Hawaiian island

    Premium-Inhalt. Larry Ellison might have a new place to dock his yacht. The billionaire CEO of Oracle has reached an agreement to buy 98 percent of Lanai, one of Hawaii's eight main islands.

  • Bromium aims to isolate tasks rather than walling off PCs

    Premium-Inhalt. A technology coming later this year from a startup called Bromium will secure computers not by blocking them off from suspect data and applications but by isolating anything untrusted from the core of the OS.

  • Remains of the Day: The day the music died

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple drove the Siri to the Chevy, but the Chevy was dry; Steve Ballmer sang for the king and queen in a coat he borrowed from Steve Jobs; and a verdict is returned on Apple's latest power adapter. The remainders for Wednesday, June 20, 2012 caught the last train for the coast.

  • Remains of the Day: Pull!

    Premium-Inhalt. Foxconn's head honcho does everything but pull an iPhone 5 out of his pocket, Apple pulls out raises for its store employees, and the new non-Retina MacBook Pros get pulled apart. You can't resist the gravitational pull of the remainders for Thursday, June 21, 2012.

  • Boxee Live TV Tuner: Device Adds Over-the-Air to Boxee Lineup

    Premium-Inhalt. The Boxee Live TV tuner ($49 as of June 21, 2012) lets you use a Boxee media streamer to watch over-the-air broadcast TV. This digital TV tuner connects to a Boxee USB port on one end, and (via a coaxial connector) to an existing antenna, an existing cable, or an antenna that comes with the product on the other end.

  • CyberLink Media Suite 10 Ultra: Efficient Design, Complete Multimedia Editing

    Premium-Inhalt. CyberLink Media Suite 10 Ultra is the latest flagship version of CyberLink's all-in-one multimedia editing, playback, and file-conversion suite. The components consist of the biggest names in the company's rather impressive portfolio: PowerDVD 12, a software multimedia player; PowerDirector 10, a video editing and production application; MediaShow 6, a photo organizer, editor, and social media interface; PowerBackup 2.6 for safeguarding your important files; and MediaEspresso 6.5 for transcoding video, photos, and audio. The suite ($130 for new users and a $70 upgrade for previous users, prices as of June 21, 2012) also includes PowerProducer 5.5 for outputting video to disc, as well as a competent wave editor and several modules for handling mundane optical-disc chores.

  • Apple changes OS X security messages

    Premium-Inhalt. In the wake of the which targeted Mac computers, Apple has removed a statement from its messages on its that Mac operating system X (OS X) isn't susceptible to viruses.

  • Security threats explained: Social engineering

    Premium-Inhalt. Social engineering, according to Quest Software, can be defined as the technique of using deception and manipulation to gain sufficient knowledge to dupe an unwary individual, employee or company.

  • Automated online banking fraud tool emerges

    Premium-Inhalt. Trend Micro has warned of an automatic transfer system (ATS) tool which has been used to infect users' computers and then bypass their bank account security measures, such as two-factor authentication, in the UK, Germany and Italy.

  • Samsung Galaxy S III

    Premium-Inhalt. With promises of space travel (thanks to a Vodafone competition) and to much media commotion, the Samsung Galaxy S III launched in New Zealand last month. The pre-launch buzz put the phone on a pedestal creating expectations that are hard to live up to, but Samsung has managed to meet those expectations and do so much more.

  • Box and LiquidPlanner Team Up for Better Project Management

    Premium-Inhalt. Effective for many organizations. Businesses need tools to allocate resources, monitor progress, track costs, and project deadlines. Project teams also need to be able to share information and collaborate on files necessary to complete the project. A new partnership between provides customers with both---integrating project management with data sharing and collaboration.

  • Iran targeted by 'massive cyberattack,' official claims

    Premium-Inhalt. Iran's intelligence minister has accused the U.S., the U.K. and Israel of planning a "massive cyberattack" against his country after talks this week over Iran's nuclear program failed to reach an agreement, Iranian state TV reported on Thursday.

  • No Physical Keyboard on the Blackberry 10? Good!

    Premium-Inhalt. The first Blackberry 10 phone, which will launch in the fourth quarter of 2012, will be touchscreen only, a . The company declined to say when a physical keyboard model might be available.

  • HP gives thin-client treatment to Passport Internet monitor

    Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard has given a twist to the traditional all-in-one PC design with a new thin client it calls an "Internet monitor" that started shipping on Thursday and is designed to access services on the Internet.

  • Microsoft dumps Office Starter from PC maker choices

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is dumping its Office Starter edition as Windows 8 and the next edition of the suite, dubbed Office 2013, near completion and release later this year and early next.

  • Deal With Your Internet Pet Peeves With These Chrome Extensions

    Premium-Inhalt. Let's face it: No matter how enjoyable spending day after day online can be, as each hour adds up there are a few little things that just get more annoying. Whether it's having to browse through hundreds of browser tabs to find the one you want, or it's dealing with what other people say, here's a collection of plugins for Google Chrome that will help keep you from getting so wound up.

  • Set a Mellow Mood With Shifty Chica Display Font

    Premium-Inhalt. Relaxed and easygoing, designer Ray Larabie's Shifty Chica font from is perfect for invitations, posters, and other display uses. Regardless of the nefarious-sounding name, this TrueType font's deep descenders with extra curly serifs make me want to dig out my 1950's one-piece and stir up some Cherry Cola Salad. It sets the right mood for a Hawaiian-themed party invitation.

  • Windows Phone 8 announcement puts partner Nokia in tough spot

    Premium-Inhalt. made important headway in its bid to compete in the smartphone market this week, announcing the next-generation smartphone operating system. But in the process, the company has "placed their hardware partners in a very awkward situation," says Wayne Lam, IHS senior analyst in communications.

  • Sprint Settles Lawsuit over Improper Messaging Charges

    Premium-Inhalt. If you are or have been a Sprint customer with a messaging plan, listen up. The carrier has agreed to pay up to $19 million in order to settle charges that it improperly charged customers.

  • Windows Phone 8 smartphones to run Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 chip

    Premium-Inhalt. Smartphones running Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 8 OS will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 processor, the chip maker said in a blog entry on Thursday.

  • Smartphone OS Showdown: Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM Gear Up for Battle

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're in the market for a new smartphone, don't even think about going down to your local cellphone retailer or AT&T/Sprint/T-Mobile/Verizon retail store to get a new device, at least not yet. Every major smartphone platform including , , , and is getting an overhaul with lots of new features, and, presumably, new hardware to go along with it starting in the fall.

  • Microsoft may be building own smartphones

    Premium-Inhalt. After this week that it will sell a pair of branded , an analyst suggested that the company is also working with a contract manufacturer to build its own Windows Phone 8-based smartphone.

  • Meet the New PC: Not the Same as the Old PC

    Premium-Inhalt. Revolutions are chaotic: They upset the status quo, and leave old ways of doing things behind. The PC, once the spearhead of the personal digital revolution, may seem antiquated alongside sexy new tablets and smartphones. In reality, however, the PC is an intimate participant in the current revolution, changing its own nature to respond to new usage models and a new generation of users. If anything, --a Windows 8 PC posing as a tablet--demonstrates the PC’s flexibility and relevance in the modern digital era.

  • iPhone 5 to put Galaxy S III to shame, Foxconn CEO says

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung might seem like its own worst enemy with this week's choppy U.S. rollout of the hot new -powered Galaxy S III smartphone, but the top executive at iPhone maker Foxconn in China holds that title for now.

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