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  • Twitter bekommt mehr Anfragen staatlicher Stellen

    Transparency Report

    Der Internet-Dienst Twitter hat seit Januar mehr staatliche Anfragen zu bestimmten Mitgliedern erhalten als im gesamten vergangenen Jahr. …mehr

  • Telekom erwägt Partnerschaft mit Google für mobiles Bezahlen

    Wallet?

    Die Telekom könnte sich für ihre Pläne zum Bezahlen mit dem Smartphone einem Medienbericht zufolge auch eine Partnerschaft mit Google vorstellen. …mehr

  • Technischer Fehler verursacht Email-Panne bei Facebook

    Kontaktdaten

    Facebook führt die jüngste Panne bei Kontaktdaten vieler Mitglieder auf einen technischen Fehler zurück. …mehr

  • EuGH erlaubt Weiterverkauf von gebrauchten Software-Lizenzen

    Schlappe für Oracle

    Gebrauchte Softwarelizenzen dürfen nach einem EU-Urteil generell weiterverkauft werden. …mehr

  • Anteil von Ice Cream Sandwich steigt auf knapp 11 Prozent

    Android 4.0

    Auch wenn Google unlängst Android 4.1 Jelly Bean vorgestellt hat: Die aktuelle Version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) ist noch lange nicht auf allen Android-Geräten installiert. Immerhin läuft sie jetzt auf knapp 11 Prozent aller Endgeräte mit dem mobilen Google-Betriebssystem. …mehr

  • Unternehmen setzen auf freie Web-Entwickler

    Freiberufler

    Web-Programmierer zählen zu den gefragtesten Freiberuflern. Zu dem Ergebnis kommt eine weltweite Studie der Vermittlungsplattform Elance.  …mehr

  • Google Nexus 7 soll Nokias WLAN-Patente verletzen

    Lizenzforderungen

    Das vor kurzem vorgestellte Android-Tablet Google Nexus 7 verletzt WLAN-Patente von Nokia - das behaupten zumindest die Finnen und fordern Google und Asus auf, Verhandlungen über eine Lizenzierungs-Vereinbarung aufzunehmen. …mehr

  • Neue Nuclos-Version erschienen

    Open Source ERP

    Nuclos Open Source ERP Release 3.4 verspricht verbesserte Usability durch visuelle Workflows Zudem wurde die Integration von Stammdaten aus Alt- und Drittsystemen überarbeitet.  …mehr

  • Micron Technology schluckt Apple-Zulieferer

    Elpida

    Vor drei Jahren ging der deutsche Speicherchip-Hersteller Qimonda pleite, jetzt schluckt im harten Überlebenskampf in der Branche der US-Konzern Micron den insolventen japanischen Rivalen Elpida. Die Übernahme kostet die Amerikaner insgesamt 200 Milliarden Yen (2 Milliarden Euro).  …mehr

  • Google bietet EU Zugeständnisse bei Online-Suche an

    Entgegenkommen

    Google bietet im Streit um die Gewichtung seiner Online-Suchergebnisse der EU-Kommission Zugeständnisse an. …mehr

  • Microsoft versenkt Milliarden im Online-Geschäft

    aQuantive abgeschrieben

    Es ist ein hartes Eingeständnis, das Microsoft da machen muss: Das mit viel Geld hochgepäppelte Online-Geschäft rund um die Suchmaschine Bing wird langsamer wachsen und weniger abwerfen als ehedem erwartet. …mehr

  • Best Practices der SharePoint-Einführung

    Ratgeber

    Eine SharePoint-Integration wird allzu oft technisch begriffen und entsprechend geplant. Der Erfolg kommt aber erst mit einem fundierten Organisations-Management.  …mehr

  • Morgens iPhone, abends iPad

    Nutzungsgewohnheiten

    Nachrichten konsumieren Menschen immer öfter auf Smartphones und Tablets, so Marktforscher comScore. Doch der PC wird überleben.  …mehr

  • Die Cloud macht Magna flexibler

    Cloud Computing in der Automobilbranche

    Um die häufigen Modellwechsel der Hersteller in der IT abzubilden und zugekaufte Firmen schnell zu integrieren, setzt der Automobilzulieferer Magna auf eine hybride Cloud-Strategie. …mehr

  • Die Luft-Maus im Praxis-Test

    Gyration Air Mouse Mobile

    Die "Gyration Air Mouse Mobile" will den Mauszeiger sowohl auf Oberflächen, als in der Luft stets im Griff haben. Wir haben die mobile Präsentationsmaus in der Praxis getestet. …mehr

  • So klappt der E-Mail-Umzug

    Tipps zur E-Mail-Konten-Migration

    Auf den ersten Blick ist ein Umzug von E-Mail-Konten eine einfache Aufgabe. Doch Vorsicht: E-Mail-Infrastrukturen sind komplex und mehrschichtig. Ohne genaue Vorbereitung können wichtige Nutzerdaten verändert und umsortiert werden - oder im schlimmsten Fall komplett verloren gehen. …mehr

  • Lebensalter und Erholungsbedürfnis von Mitarbeitern

    Je älter, desto mehr Urlaub - stimmt das?

    Das BAG hat entschieden, dass die altersabhängige Staffelung der Urlaubsdauer nicht gegen das Altersdiskriminierungsverbot verstößt.  …mehr

  • Nexus 7 Teardown: Battery Beats Kindle Fire but Screen is Harder to Repair, iFixit Says

    Premium-Inhalt. Google's Nexus 7 tablet looks like the low-cost, iPad alternative that Android fans have been waiting for, at least on the outside.

  • Samsung refused stay on injunction against U.S. sales of Galaxy Tab 10.1

    Premium-Inhalt. A court in California has refused to stay its earlier preliminary injunction on sales of Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets in the U.S., pending an appeal by Samsung against the order.

  • Twitter loses fight to withhold activist's account information

    Premium-Inhalt. Twitter has lost a fight in which it challenged a court order to turn over public but now deleted Twitter messages written by an Occupy Wall Street protestor without being served a search warrant.

  • Driverless cars move closer in California

    Premium-Inhalt. California's State Assembly advanced a bill on Monday that aims to establish rules and regulations covering the safe operation of driverless cars on the state's highways.

  • Happy 5th birthday, iPhone!

    Premium-Inhalt. The Apple iPhone turns five years old today. Since it was launched on , Apple's vastly popular smartphone has turned the telecoms industry upside down - not to mention the worlds of gaming and software development.

  • Data centre demand in AP turns positive -- Emerson study

    Premium-Inhalt. A recent vendor study recently indicated that the Asia Pacific region is finally warming up to building date centre infrastructures as indicated by a rise in capital expenditures and demand for solutions that run such infrastructures.

  • The Mac Modbook is back, watch out iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. Remember the Modbook? The Axiotron Modbook, a modified MacBook-tablet combo was back in 2009. It was a slate-style tablet that enabled users to draw, sketch and write directly on the screen, cleverly combining a MacBook laptop with an industry standard Wacom graphics tablet. We even reviewed it, .

  • iPhone 5 will dominate 2013, Mac to become 'major contributor', analyst

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple will dominate the smartphone market in 2013, according to an analyst who claims when the iPhone 5 launches this autumn it will incorporate 4G LTE connectivity like that in the iPad 2. The analyst also notes that the Mac should benefit from "new market penetration opportunities" and become "a major contributor" to Apple's bottom line.

  • Adobe announces end of Flash Player for Android

    Premium-Inhalt. Adobe has announced that from 15 August it will no longer install Flash on Android mobile devices via the Google Play Store.

  • Apple about to see 'largest product cycle in consumer electronics' history'

    Premium-Inhalt. Wells Fargo has decided that it had better get in on the action and start covering Apple as the company gears up to its "biggest product cycle ever".

  • Twitter releases first report on gov't requests for user information

    Premium-Inhalt. Twitter released a report on Monday about the user information requests it has received from governments this year and how it responded to them.

  • The Apple iPhone at 5: a potted history

    Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone is five years old today. That's right: it was only five years ago that Steve Jobs turned the technology world upside down with his company's take on the smartphone. It feels like it's been around forever.

  • Apple Retina Display patent published

    Premium-Inhalt. The US Patent & Trademark office has published a patent application from Apple regarding a system and method to improve image edge discolouration, the technology that sits at the heart of the new .

  • Reviewing the iPhone review -- 5 years later

    Premium-Inhalt. It's five years since the original (in America at least -- we had to wait till November in the UK) and we thought it'd be interesting to look at our original review of the iPhone, and see how our predications passed.

  • Reflecting on my iPhone first thoughts 5 years on

    Premium-Inhalt. In January 2007, when Apple announced its plans to sell a phone I was not convinced. Five years later it has been a massive success. So was I wrong?

  • Apple is planning to launch a thinner iPad this summer - rumour

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple will launch a new 10in iPad this summer, with an indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) panel that will enable the tablet to be thinner and have a longer battery life.

  • Italy to fine Apple again over warranty concerns

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple is being threatened with yet more fines in Italy for not making it clear that local customers have a free two-year warranty. The company may face paying another €300,000 in fines, already having been hit with a fine for €900,000 due to the lack of clarity.

  • Analyst Gene Munster gives Apple's Siri a grade D for accuracy

    Premium-Inhalt. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has put Siri to the test, asking his iPhone 1,600 questions in total to find out how accurate the 4S's personal assistant is.

  • Apple reminds users of iWork.com's impending closure

    Premium-Inhalt. We've just finished , but Apple has been busily that the beta site will also be discontinued as of 31 July.

  • Apple gives MobileMe users an extension

    Premium-Inhalt. There is no need to panic if you hadn't moved your MobileMe account to iCloud before Apple closed MobileMe on Sunday night. Apple has extended the opportunity to move accounts to iCloud, download photos from Gallery and download files from iDisk, but only for a "limited time". However, the company hasn't specified when the extension to the deadline will end.

  • High-profile ex-Apple staff join forces in Cloud start up

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's former senior vice president of Software Engineering Bertrand Serlet has been working at a cloud computing startup called Upthere since he left Apple last year.

  • The average iOS customer is worth $1,000 to Apple - analyst

    Premium-Inhalt. A new study has highlighted the loyalty of iPad and iPhone users, who are so unlikely to switch from Apple's iOS to another platform that an analyst believes they are worth almost $295 billion (£188 billion) cumulatively, which is more than half of Apple's current market cap.

  • Solar Storms: Reseachers See the Sun in a New Light

    Premium-Inhalt. What you see in the above photo is a burst of solar plasma looping out from the surface of Sun, a violent burst of solar activity that's somewhere near one million degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Remains of the Day: Head down, power through

    Premium-Inhalt. What would you do to polish up an Apple project? An ex-contractor stuck around for several months without pay, California Governor Jerry Brown pulled some legal strings, and the company's retail division tried a new trick. The remainders for Monday, July 2, 2012 are pulling overtime.

  • Jitterbug Plus Cell Phone: Simple Design, Lifesaving Technology

    Premium-Inhalt. The GreatCall Jitterbug Plus ($119, no contract required; price as of July 2, 2012), designed for seniors and anyone else who needs access to health or safety services, looks and functions like a simple, no-frills feature phone, but it has lifesaving technology behind it. The Jitterbug Plus improves on the previous with photo-sharing capabilities, preloaded text messages, and a more sleek design. It also supports GreatCall's 5Star Urgent Response personal emergency-response service.

  • Free Font Que FONTita Includes Comic-Book Sound Effects

    Premium-Inhalt. TrueType Que FONTita from Chilean designer Felipe Millon. This ultra-cool comic book typeface, complete with some unusual onomatopoeic exclamations--boom, plop, blam, chud, and fwap--will add superpower to your summer.

  • Tablets Will Outship Notebooks by 2016, Research Firm Says

    Premium-Inhalt. Research firm NPD DisplaySearch by 2016, likely due to consumer desire for more portability.

  • Mageia: A Linux Distro on the Rise

    Premium-Inhalt. Popularity is a fickle mistress, and that's just as true with as it is in the rest of life.

  • Mozilla confirms Firefox mobile operating system for 2013

    Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla has confirmed details of its mobile operating system which it plans to launch next year.

  • Google Nexus 7 tablet will ship from 19 July

    Premium-Inhalt. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet will start shipping on 19 July.

  • Toshiba fined $87M for LCD price fixing; won't pay a penny

    Premium-Inhalt. A jury in San Francisco on Tuesday US$87 million for colluding with other vendors to keep LCD prices artificially high, but the Tokyo-based company doesn't expect to have to pay anything.

  • Windows 8 to cost $39 for XP, Vista and Windows 7 users

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has announced via that it will offer upgrades to for just $39.99 for anyone using an existing , Windows or Windows XP or . Windows Media Center will be available free to upgraders, although it will require an additional .

  • Google Nexus 7 may infringe Nokia patents

    Premium-Inhalt. Nokia has claimed that the tablet infringes on patents.

  • Better Explorer Improves File Management on Windows 7 (and 8 Preview)

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're eager to get a sense of what Windows Explorer will look like in Windows 8--or simply want a different and more powerful alternative to Windows 7's file management tool--consider this free project of the CodePlex open-source community. Running on Windows 7 (or the latest consumer preview of Windows 8), Beta 1 of Better Explorer seems to have resolved some of the buggy behavior users reported with earlier versions: I experienced none of the crashes I read about in user reviews.

  • RealNetworks CEO quits, Rob Glaser returns on interim basis

    Premium-Inhalt. Thomas Nielsen has stepped down after just eight months as CEO of RealNetworks, the Seattle-based company best known for its RealPlayer multimedia-streaming software.

  • How to set up email on your iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. If you're setting up your first email account on your , simply tap the Mail icon in the dock at the bottom of the home screen. If adding a second or third account, tap Settings, scroll down to Mail, Contacts, Calendars, tap it and then tap Add account...

  • Android is twice as popular as iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. In a recent poll held by PC Advisor, a massive 49 percent of respondents claimed that is their favourite smartphone . This comes as a shock, since Apple's , which received only 26 percent of the vote, has been widely accepted as the most desirable on the market for some time. Visit Poll: ?

  • Patent war unlikely to bring Androidocalypse

    Premium-Inhalt. On the surface, 's recent courtroom victories are a threat to the future of the platform. A pair of injunctions blocking Samsung's Galaxy Tab and Galaxy Nexus from sale in the U.S. could lay the groundwork for a similar action against the Galaxy S III, as well as a huge range of other Android devices.

  • Windows Upgrade Pricing: How Low Will It Go?

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft will offer its cheapest upgrade pricing yet, with available for just $40, through January 31, 2013.

  • Create Fonts With Type 3.2

    Premium-Inhalt. Typography, the art of font making, is now accessible to everyone thanks to technology. But that doesn't mean it's easy. Even for someone with artistic talent and the patience to create a set of glyphs that together make up a font, there's a little math and a lot of computer science involved. Type 3.2 helps you out with many--but not all--of these aspects of typography.

  • Google Shutting Down 5 More Services

    Premium-Inhalt. Google's purge of its tired and least-popular services continues. After closing or combining about 30 offerings since last year's "," the search giant today announced plans to retire 5 more services that are either redundant or largely ignored by Google's vast user base.

  • Verizon Playing Dangerous Game in Net Neutrality Battle

    Premium-Inhalt. It's been awhile since net neutrality has been in the headlines, but that doesn't mean the war is over--far from it. In it's renewed challenge to the net neutrality rules imposed by the FCC, Verizon is to free speech. The argument itself seems dubious, but if Verizon wins it could lead to unintended consequences it might like even less.

  • Google to discontinue Mini search appliance, iGoogle, other products

    Premium-Inhalt. Google will discontinue its Mini enterprise search appliance, as part of the latest batch of product closures the company announced on Tuesday.

  • Space-Age Dress Shirts Keep You Cool in the Summer, Warm in the Winter

    Premium-Inhalt. We've already looked at all the from space exploration and into our very homes. A temperature-controlling dress shirt that can keep your feeling and smelling fresh in this broiling summer*, however, could be the most important thing ever.

  • How to ensure IT projects deliver against business expectation

    Premium-Inhalt. The growing popularity of fast solutions, , offer the promise of quick fixes to business challenges.

  • Why network firewalls and mainframes are still security favorites

    Premium-Inhalt. Network firewalls and mainframes are old technology, but despite to do away with one or the other, they remain in widespread use. As to why, just ask IT professionals who manage large networks.

  • Virtualisation versus a private cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. Since the mid 2000s one of the prevailing trends in the IT world has been to move networks, data, operating systems and servers into an environment where they are not tied to a specific piece of hardware.

  • The pyrotechnology behind those fireworks

    Premium-Inhalt. As U.S. residents crane their necks skyward this week during their local Fourth of July fireworks displays, they may not realize the degree to which increasingly sophisticated software technology is behind all of the booms, blasts and starbursts.

  • Google adds email log search for Apps admins

    Premium-Inhalt. Google is rolling out a tool for Apps administrators to search through Gmail logs, the company announced on Tuesday.

  • Security threats explained: Third party access

    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 third party access.

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