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  • Einstiger Social-Media-Star Digg wird verramscht

    500.000 Dollar

    Die einst hoch gehandelte Empfehlungs-Plattform Digg ist für einen Bruchteil ihres früheren Wertes verramscht worden. …mehr

  • 1&1 nutzt Xenserver für Cloud-Angebote

    Citrix

    Der zu United Internet gehörende Webhoster 1&1 setzt bei bestimmten Cloud Services auf Citrix-Technologie.  …mehr

  • Rapidshare-Urteil ist wegweisend für Speicherplattformen

    Analyse

    Rapidshare darf weitermachen, aber nicht so wie bisher. …mehr

  • Qualcomm liefert Context-Awareness für Android und iOS

    "Gimbal"

    Qualcomm Labs hat "Gimbal" vorgestellt, eine "Context-Awareness-Plattform" für Android und iOS.  …mehr

  • Monopolkommission mahnt Novelle des Postgesetzes an

    Wettbewerb

    Die Monopolkommission hat Überlegungen, die für den Herbst geplante Novellierung des Postgesetzes zu verschieben, kritisiert. …mehr

  • Wacom Cintiq 24HD Touch - Multitouch-Zeichenbrett

    Gadget des Tages

    Das Grafiktablet Cintiq 24HD Touch besitzt eine Multitouch-Steuerung mit der Fotografen per Stift und Finger Bilder bearbeiten können.  …mehr

  • Microsoft kündigt am Montag Office 15 an

    Freitagsgerücht

    Microsoft veranstaltet am kommenden Montag in San Francisco ein geheimes, aber großes Presse-Event.  …mehr

  • Hacker veröffentlichen Daten von 450.000 Yahoo-Nutzern

    Weckruf

    Yahoo ist Medienberichten zufolge Opfer eines Hackerangriffs geworden. …mehr

  • Filehoster haften unter Umständen für Rechtsverletzungen

    BGH zu Rapidshare

    Speicherplattformen wie Rapidshare können für Urheberrechtsverletzungen beim Abruf gespeicherter Dateien mit verantwortlich gemacht werden. …mehr

  • Die besten Photoshop-Tutorials

    Bildbearbeitung wie die Profis

    Egal, ob Anfänger oder Profi: Wir haben für Sie die besten Photoshop-Tutorials gesammelt. …mehr

  • Was Manager im Urlaub lesen

    Sommerzeit, Lesezeit

    Urlaubszeit ist für viele auch Lesezeit. Schauen Sie, welche Bücher Führungskräfte aus IT-Unternehmen im Sommer 2012 in den Koffer packen.  …mehr

  • Huawei Ascend P1 im Praxistest

    Highend-Smartphone aus China

    Bereits im Januar auf der CES vorgestellt, kommt das Huawei Ascend P1 nun endlich in Deutschland in den Handel. Die COMPUTERWOCHE hat geprüft, ob sich das Warten auf das schicke Android-Smartphone gelohnt hat.  …mehr

  • Dienstreise endet am Flughafen - was tun?

    Diese Rechte haben Reisende

    Geschäftsreisende und Urlauber, die wegen eines Streiks am Flughafen stranden, haben bestimmte Rechte. Hier die Details.  …mehr

  • "Kauf und Verkauf gebrauchter Software sind legal. Punkt!"

    Reaktionen auf das EuGH-Urteil

    Nach dem Urteil des Europäischen Gerichtshofes (EuGH), das die Legalität des Verkaufs gebrauchter Softwarelizenzen grundsätzlich bestätigt hat, fühlt sich Peter Schneider, Gründer und Geschäftsführer des Lizenzhändlers Usedsoft, in seinem Geschäftsmodell bestätigt. Mit der COMPUTERWOCHE sprach er über den steinigen Weg durch die juristischen Instanzen.  …mehr

  • Microsoft launches its own angel fund

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story "Microsoft launches its own angel fund," posted Thursday, mischaracterized the requirements for Microsoft's BizSpark program in the last paragraph of the story.

  • Polycom opens new Silicon Valley headquarters

    Premium-Inhalt. Videoconferencing and collaboration technology vendor Polycom opened its new headquarters on Thursday in Silicon Valley.

  • Passwords leaked from Yahoo: Boozy, preachy, angry -- and easy

    Premium-Inhalt. For 333 people who used "ninja" as a password for Yahoo Mail or another Web service, Thursday was the day their fleet-footed, black-clad cover was blown.

  • Betaworks Digs Under Sofa Cushions, Finds Change, Buys Digg

    Premium-Inhalt. The social news pioneering site--once rumored to be worth $200 million to Google--Thursday was practically given away.

  • Maru Would Be Proud: Minneapolis to Host Cat Video Film Festival

    Premium-Inhalt. As much as I love cats, there is something I've always had trouble understanding: cat videos. Why do people love them so much? Why are they everywhere? More importantly, is there some sort of underground feline-stalking paparazzi that I do not know about? How do they even get all those videos?

  • NewsGator to integrate its SharePoint add-on with Yammer

    Premium-Inhalt. NewsGator will integrate its social networking add-on for SharePoint with Yammer, the company announced Thursday.

  • Security threats explained: Internal excessive privilege

    Premium-Inhalt. In this series, Computerworld Australia examines some of the information security threats facing small businesses and larger enterprises today.

  • Parallels investigates claims of Plesk vulnerability following wave of website hacks

    Premium-Inhalt. Virtualization and automation software developer Parallels is investigating claims that attackers are using a previously unknown vulnerability in its Plesk Panel product to compromise Web hosting servers and infect websites with malware.

  • Remains of the Day: Scare tactics

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's new category on the App Store should scare McDonald's and Starbucks, Microsoft is running scared from Apple's vision of the future, and Samsung's trying to scare off jurors. The remainders for Friday, July 13, 2012 are scared straight.

  • Three Steps to Avoid Getting Hacked Like Yahoo

    Premium-Inhalt. By now you've probably heard that hackers were able to breach a Yahoo server and . No server or network is impervious, but Yahoo's negligence or incompetence made this attack possible.

  • Play Pong and Read Emails With Your Eyes Using This $60 Device

    Premium-Inhalt. A team of researchers from Imperial College London have that lets you control a computer, and not just control it, play games, read e-mails, and even browse the web.

  • Japan's FujiFilm sues Motorola over phone patents

    Premium-Inhalt. Japan's FujiFilm is suing Google's Motorola Mobility subsidiary over four patents associated with digital camera and photo technology in cellphones.

  • PC Sales Slip as Shoppers Wait

    Premium-Inhalt. Not even Ultrabooks could spur as prospective buyers wait for new -powered hardware to debut in October or look to alternative devices such as tablets and smartphones. That's the word from market research firms Gartner and IDC along with their estimates of PC shipment volume for the second quarter of 2012.

  • Android, iOS Called Dominant Smartphones

    Premium-Inhalt. Google's Android and Apple's iOS account run 86 percent of the U.S. smartphones, leaving RIM's Blackberry and other mobile platforms -- we're looking at you, Windows Phone -- in the dust.

  • TELESAR V Robot Lets You Feel What It Feels, See What It Sees

    Premium-Inhalt. If the TELESAR V ever becomes commercialized, long-distance relationships will probably stop being such a pain. The from the Japanese Science And Technology Agency (JST) and Keio University's Tachi Lab, the TELESAR V is the first of its kind in the world to allow its human operator to tell what kind of material being handled by their robot minion by touch alone. Of course, that was back in November 2011. Things have become even better now.

  • How Quantic Dream Is Taking The Leap That Games Need To Evolve

    Premium-Inhalt. It isn't often that we see games starring seasoned actors on display. That's not to say that it hasn't happened, but it just isn't very common outside of movie tie-ins. Of course the transition of star talent from television to movies has become extremely common, so it only makes sense that videogames would be the next logical step. Quantic Dream is taking that next step in an effort to help the game industry mature, and I think that's ultimately a good thing.Perhaps one of the more notable occurrences of this happening is (Mad Men) playing Officer Cole Phelps in L.A. Noire. They used his facial movement, voice, and likeness to really sell the character. This is somewhat special, because Rockstar didn't explicitly tout him around as part of the marketing campaign, as is the case with Beyond: Two Souls. To my knowledge, there hasn't been a situation in recent memory where the actor who portrayed the lead character was featured as prominently as is for her part in Quantic Dream's Beyond: Two Souls.

  • Pokki Brings Is A Slick, Free App Store For Web Apps

    Premium-Inhalt. The line between Web apps and desktop applications grows ever blurrier. Chrome OS, for example, puts the browser front and center and makes it the core of an entire operating system. Also, in recent years simple smartphone apps have really come into their own, with millions of users and developers in two thriving ecosystems (iOS and Android). And now, it's the desktop's turn: Pokki is a Windows application that tries to make Web apps as easy to use as desktop apps and as discoverable and fun to install as smartphone apps.

  • Square launches election fund-raising tool on iOS

    Premium-Inhalt. With the 2012 election campaign heating up, on Friday added a new feature to its iOS-based card-reading system:

  • Yahoo fixes password-pilfering bug, explains who's at risk

    Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo today said it has fixed the flaw that allowed hackers to steal more than 450,000 passwords from one of its many services.

  • Free Media Player VLC 2.0.2 Plays Almost Any Video File

    Premium-Inhalt. If you don't have VLC, aka the VideoLAN Player, installed on your system, the chances are you don't watch a whole lot of video. VLC has millions of users and supports virtually every type of video found on the Web, as well as audio. It's also mature, stable, cross-platform, and provides a lot of features not found in Windows Media Player or the Quicktime player.

  • Republic Wireless teams up with Devicescape for wider Wi-Fi availability

    Premium-Inhalt. Republic Wireless will give users of its hybrid Wi-Fi and cellular mobile service access to a network of hotspots managed by Devicescape, the companies announced on Friday.

  • An iPhone Case Doubles as a Stun Gun

    Premium-Inhalt. There are plenty of cases that will protect your iPhone from just about anything, but how many will protect you?

  • Gartner: Cloud putting crimp in traditional software, hardware sales

    Premium-Inhalt. Enterprise spending on cloud computing growing at a faster rate than overall IT spending will pose a challenge to legacy hardware and software vendors, forecaster Ed Anderson says.

  • Hacker exploits iOS flaw for free in-app purchases

    Premium-Inhalt. A hack that lets iOS users trick the App Store into giving them in-app purchases for free has gone public, potentially costing app makers revenue and causing Apple a major headache.

  • The Week in iOS Apps: Nom, nom, nom

    Premium-Inhalt. This week's roundup of iOS apps is full of old favorites: Cookie Monster gets an app of his own, the creator of Angry Birds returns with Amazing Alex, and the popular Tiny Wings gets an update.

  • Vodafone to launch 'dual persona' mobile client

    Premium-Inhalt. Vodafone Global Enterprise, the business services division of Vodafone Group, has revealed it is working on a 'dual persona' mobile client, that will enable business customers to compartmentalise their personal and business applications.

  • 6 tips on how to win awards from Dare's Flo Heiss

    Premium-Inhalt. Flo Heiss, executive creative director at and a judge at this year's - the European version of the Webbys - has revealed six ways to ensure your work gets the attention of judges like him.

  • Exclusive: Sony to launch tablet in time for Christmas

    Premium-Inhalt. Sony has confirmed that it will launch a by the end of the year.

  • How to appear racist through poor choice of stock images

    Premium-Inhalt. Every designer's been thoughtless in their choice of stock images and realised it could make it easy to misconstrue the meaning of a piece - and we've just received a prime example.

  • University of Birmingham improves IT resilience with virtualisation

    Premium-Inhalt. The University of Birmingham has built resilience into its legacy IT systems by moving to a mainly virtualised infrastructure.

  • Apple returns products to EPEAT registry

    Premium-Inhalt. It's not often that we get missives directly from Apple to the public, much less apologies. But senior vice president of hardware engineering Bob Mansfield , as he explained that Apple was reversing its earlier decision .

  • Lockheed Martin Recharges Flying UAVs With Freaking Lasers

    Premium-Inhalt. We've seen lasers do some pretty awesome things like and make . But this developed by might just be the coolest thing we've ever heard about.

  • iPhone 5 goes up for pre-order

    Premium-Inhalt. hasn't announced the , if that's what it will be called, but pre-orders are being taken for the smartphone in China.

  • U.S. Mac sales slump in Q2, says IDC

    Premium-Inhalt. The story, "U.S. Mac sales slump in Q2, says IDC," posted Friday, contained incorrect data in the third and ninth paragraphs.

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