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  • Quest Software erhält höheres Angebot

    Übernahme

    Der Anbieter von IT- und Systems-Management-Software Quest Software hat nach eigenen Angaben ein höheres Übernahmeangebot erhalten.  …mehr

  • Bundesregierung will Open Data, aber kein Gesetz

    Transparenz

    Daten der öffentlichen Verwaltung sollen künftig verstärkt im Internet bereitgestellt werden, um so für mehr staatliche Transparenz zu sorgen. …mehr

  • Verbraucher packen immer mehr digitale Inhalte in die Cloud

    Gartner

    Die Marktforschungs- und Beratungsfirma Gartner erwartet, dass Consumer bis 2016 bereits mehr als ein Drittel ihrer digitalen Inhalte in der Cloud speichern.  …mehr

  • Mehrere Fehler führten zum Microsoft-Tablet

    Sureface-Tablet

    Grund für die bisher einmalige Entscheidung von Microsoft, seinen Partnern mit einem eigenen Produkt Konkurrenz zu machen, sollen die mitunter schwierigen Beziehungen zu den Hardware-Herstellern sein. …mehr

  • Google lockert Bedingungen für die Maps-API

    Rückzieher

    Unter dem Eindruck der wachsenden Konkurrenz durch den nichtkommerziellen Kartendienst OpenStreetMap hat Google die Bedingungen für sein eigenes Angebot gelockert. …mehr

  • Blackberry-Hersteller RIM erwägt Verkauf der Gerätesparte

    Montagsgerücht

    Der angeschlagene Blackberry-Hersteller RIM erwägt einem Pressebericht zufolge radikale Schritte. …mehr

  • Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i - Scanner für Mobilgeräte

    Gadget des Tages

    Das japanische IT-Unternehmen hat den bereits erhältlichen Scanner ScanSnap 1300 überarbeitet - der Nachfolger unterstützt nun Android-Smartphones und Tablet-PCs.  …mehr

  • Die "New York Times" landet bei Flipboard

    Content-Deal

    Abonnenten der "New York Times" können deren Inhalte jetzt komplett in Flipboard lessen.  …mehr

  • Torvalds schimpft NVIDIA! und openSUSE 12.2 Beta 2 verspätet

    Linux in KW 25

    Neben Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 gibt es auch eine neue Beta-Ausgabe von openSUSE 12.2. Zwischen Linus Torvalds und NVIDIA sind einige harsche Worte gefallen.  …mehr

  • Schick verteidigt geplanten Job-Abbau in der Zentrale

    Telekom-Personalchefin

    Telekom-Personalvorstand Marion Schick hat den geplanten Abbau von bis zu 1300 Jobs in der Bonner Konzernzentrale verteidigt. …mehr

  • HP könnte bis zu 1000 Stellen in Deutschland streichen

    "Wirtschaftswoche"

    Hewlett-Packard könnte einem Medienbericht zufolge im Zuge seiner Restrukturierung bis zu 1000 Arbeitsplätze in Deutschland streichen.  …mehr

  • "Es ist nichts Ernstes"

    Sprachloser Larry Page versichert

    Google-Chef Larry Page versucht nach der Absage mehrerer öffentlicher Auftritte, aufkeimende Sorgen um seinen Gesundheitszustand zu zerstreuen. …mehr

  • Telekom-Unternehmen wehren sich gegen EU-Preisobergrenzen

    Vor Gipfeltreffen

    Die Spitzenvertreter der europäischen Telekommunikations-Branche fordern ein Ende der Preisobergrenzen für ihre Dienstleistungen. …mehr

  • Schlappe für Apple im Patentkrieg gegen Android

    Verfahren eingestellt

    Der iPhone-Hersteller Apple muss bei seinem Feldzug gegen das konkurrierende Smartphone-Betriebssystem Google Android eine Schlappe einstecken: Ein US-Bezirksrichter hat ein Machtwort gesprochen und ein viel beachtetes Verfahren zwischen Apple und der Google-Tochter Motorola kurzerhand eingestellt.  …mehr

  • Datenwachstum ohne Kopfschmerzen

    Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen setzt auf die Cloud

    Das größte Krankenhaus Oberösterreichs setzt in seiner Private Cloud auf eine Kombination aus Enterprise-Speichersystemen und Informations-Management-Lösungen.  …mehr

  • Personenbedingte Entlassung und Kündigungsschutz

    Richter wenden Faustformel an

    Dr. Christian Salzbrunn zur personenbedingten Kündigung eines Arbeitnehmers wegen der Verbüßung einer mehrjährigen Haftstrafe  …mehr

  • Hochkonjunktur bei Vermittlern

    Freiberufler

    Der Vermittlermarkt von IT-Freiberuflern ist überproportional gewachsen. Durchschnittlich konnten die zehn führenden Unternehmen ihre Umsätze um 29,1 Prozent auf mehr als 1,2 Milliarden Euro steigern.  …mehr

  • Google will have to champion Android at I/O conference, analysts say

    Premium-Inhalt. As Google ramps up for its big I/O conference in San Francisco this week, analysts say the company must continue to prove the value of its Android operating system to developers.

  • Make White Backgrounds White, Shoot a Wedding, Photos in Court, Best Time to Sharpen, and More

    Premium-Inhalt. Have a question about digital photography? Send it to me [mailto:question@davejoh.com]. I reply to as many as I can--though given the quantity of e-mails that I get, I can't promise a personal reply to each one. I round up the most interesting questions about once a month here in Digital Focus.

  • Security threats explained: Hacktivism

    Premium-Inhalt. In this series, Computerworld Australia examines some of the information security threats facing small businesses and larger enterprises today. We've looked at and and continue the series by speaking to security experts about the problem of hacktivism.

  • Windows 8 Supposedly to Be Delivered to Manufacturers in July

    Premium-Inhalt. More evidence has surfaced indicating that Windows 8 is on track . Russian Windows blogger and enthusiast "Wzor" tipped over the weekend that Microsoft is ready to release the next-generation operating system to manufacturers (known as the "RTM" version) next month.

  • Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 billion

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has agreed to acquire Yammer, a maker of cloud-based enterprise social networking (ESN) software, for US$1.2 billion in cash, a deal rumored to be in the works for the past week-and-a-half.

  • WHOIS database assists in pwnage attempt

    Premium-Inhalt. If the headline seems like a typographical error, it's not. The verb "to pwn" is Internet-speak for "to own by cyberattack." Fifteen-year-old hackers use it.--

  • Addressing security in a cloud-enabled organization

    Premium-Inhalt. The adoption of cloud computing is rapidly gathering momentum, as more companies use this technology to store data and access applications online. However as cloud computing becomes more mainstream, security concerns are being raised.

  • Symantec: Privacy drives e-discovery in Hong Kong

    Premium-Inhalt. Businesses in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific should take a closer look at e-discovery though they aren't under the same litigation pressure as their US counterparts, said Allison Walton, e-discovery counsel at Symantec recently.

  • From boring to personal: Challenges of Data Management

    Premium-Inhalt. The world of data management has become much more challenging in the past two decades, but in terms of NetApp's business, that's a good thing because it gives plenty of room to innovate, says Dave Hitz, executive vice president and founder.

  • Capital Letters Go Casual With Easygoing Hecubus Font

    Premium-Inhalt. Relaxed as handwriting without being informal, Lauren Ashpole's Hecubus font evokes a feeling of summer. Hecubus is free for personal use, $15 to the for commercial use.

  • CTO summit tackles broadband access in rural Africa

    Premium-Inhalt. Participants at the Connecting Rural Communities in Africa meeting in Sierra Leone last week, organized by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO), came up with a variety of suggestions on how to spur broadband access in remote areas of the continent.

  • Seagate signals growing interest in SSDs with stake in DensBits

    Premium-Inhalt. Seagate Technology, known mainly for its hard-disk drives, continued to build its solid-state storage portfolio by announcing Monday that it will take a stake in DensBits Technologies.

  • Summer security concerns: 4 warm-weather worries

    Premium-Inhalt. Think summer means emptier offices and less to worry about in the security department? Not anymore.

  • Can Google Outshine Apple And Microsoft at Google I/O 2012?

    Premium-Inhalt. Google will have its chance to show up Apple and Microsoft in the coming days when the search giant is expected to debut the next version of the and new Nexus-branded devices. Google's big show will happen during Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference, which includes keynote sessions on Wednesday and Thursday. The Google conference follows a flurry of announcements from during the month of June.

  • Toshiba Caves to Industry Pressure, Cancels Call for 'National No-Print Day'

    Premium-Inhalt. Toshiba has cancelled , a seemingly innocuous environmental campaign designed to get office workers to use less paper, after a loud outcry from printing industry trade groups, which called the initiative "ill-conceived."

  • Try Scrivener for Windows for Long Writing Projects

    Premium-Inhalt. Books, research proposals, screenplays, and scripts, are all daunting, large-scale writing projects. Most authors don't just run a word processor and bang them out, start to finish, ending up with a complete work. The creative process is often complex, and there is much background research, planning, shuffling and reshuffling of segments, editing and re-editing until the manuscript is done. Mac favorite Scrivener ($40, thirty-day free trial) has a Windows version, recently out of beta, that helps writers compose major projects by breaking them down into manageable bits, organizing research material, and more.

  • Why Microsoft spent $1.2B on Yammer

    Premium-Inhalt. 's $1.2 billion move to buy collaboration platform Yammer is a way for the tech giant to get more users in the increasingly important enterprise social collaboration market.

  • Google's Nexus 7 tablet move could be costly

    Premium-Inhalt. A $199 would raise the stakes for Amazon's Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble's Nook tablet, which sell at a similar price and screen size.

  • Supreme Court 'papers please' ruling hits Arizona H-1B workers

    Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON -- Monday's U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows Arizona police to check peoples' immigration status means that H-1B workers in the state should have their visa documents available at all times, immigration attorneys say.

  • Verizon and T-Mobile Spectrum Swap: What's in it for Mobile Users?

    Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile Monday agreed to a that both companies say is mutually beneficial. What does all this mean for consumers?

  • Microsoft to declare Windows 8 RTM in three weeks, says report

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is a little more than three weeks away from wrapping up Windows 8, according to leaks of recent builds of the upcoming operating system and claims by a Russian blog.

  • HP to trim 9,000 jobs in US as part of cost-cutting plan

    Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard plans to trim its workforce by about 9,000 in the U.S. as part of its long-term plan to reduce 27,000 jobs worldwide by fiscal 2014, a source familiar with the company's plans said.

  • New Oracle OpenWorld details give early look at company's plans

    Premium-Inhalt. Oracle tends to keep a tight lid on the specific announcements it will make each year at the OpenWorld conference prior to show time, but a provides plenty of clues and fodder for speculation as to what's in store at the event, which runs from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4 in San Francisco.

  • LulzSec members plead guilty to DDoS attacks on Sony, CIA, others

    Premium-Inhalt. Two members of the LulzSec hacking group Monday pleaded guilty to attacking and disabling the Websites of several large organizations, including Central Intelligence Agency, Sony, Fox Entertainment Group, the Arizona State Police and Britain's Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA).

  • Which Linux Is Best for File Servers? Survey Says: Debian and Ubuntu

    Premium-Inhalt. With so many out there to choose from, there's nothing like a good survey to offer fresh insight as to who's using which ones.

  • What exactly does the Finder's green button do?

    Premium-Inhalt. Reader Clay Anderson, who pays attention, would like a bit more information about an interface element he thought he was intimately familiar with. He writes:

  • Legal developments affecting network surveillance technology: Ignore them at your peril

    Premium-Inhalt. Political and social events highlight the immense benefits of technology, but also reveal technology's dark side. Consider . The uprisings demonstrated, on the one hand, how innovations can be used to evade and challenge repressive regimes and promote democracy, but on the other hand, the ability of the same regimes to capitalize on improved surveillance technology to counter those threats and suppress their citizens.

  • Gartner: A Third of Consumers' Digital Content Will be in the Cloud by 2016

    Premium-Inhalt. The desire to share content and to access it on multiple devices will motivate consumers to start storing a third of their digital content in the cloud by 2016, according to Gartner. Gartner said that just 7 percent of consumer content was stored in the cloud in 2011, but this will grow to 36 percent in 2016.

  • Box OneCloud now supports Android devices

    Premium-Inhalt. The fourth and fifth paragraphs as well as the subhead, or deck, of the story, "Box OneCloud now supports Android devices," posted Monday have been cut. They were about a deal with Qualcomm that did not happen.

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