Huawei ist ein großer Mitspieler auf dem Weltmarkt für Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie. Sein Erfolg und sein Ursprung in China wecken Argwohn. Mit Hinweis auf vermeintliche Beziehungen zum Militär werden Sicherheitsbedenken erhoben - aber keine Beweise geliefert. …mehr
Die Cloud wird in Microsofts künftiger Office-Strategie eine zentrale Rolle spielen. Dafür kündigte der Konzern neue Pakete seiner Cloud-Variante "Office 365" an. Wenig konkret blieben dagegen die Aussagen, in welche Richtung sich die klassischen Office-Pakete künftig entwickeln werden. …mehr
ITIL hat den Mittelstand vergessen - so ist ein COMPUTERWOCHE-Beitrag von Thomas Schürmann überschrieben (siehe weiterführende Links). Der Autor argumentiert, dass ITIL für Unternehmen zwischen 50 und 100 IT-Mitarbeitern zu komplex, zu starr und zu aufwändig sei. Das kann nicht unwidersprochen bleiben. Im Gegenteil! Der Mittelstand braucht ITIL, aber die Methoden müssen richtig angewendet werden. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. To root or not to root? This is a question that obsesses many phone owners. Un-rooted Android phone owners may feel excluded from some of life's greater technical, gaming or social pleasures. But before jumping from a stock Android phone to one that has been customized, here are a few considerations.
Premium-Inhalt. Companies are still only ramping up "bring your own device" policies that let employees use their own and tablets for business, but in many instances, they're finding BYOD is pricier than just issuing devices themselves.
Premium-Inhalt. The scoop: G-Connect storage for , by G-Technology by Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, about $168 (Amazon).
Premium-Inhalt. The way Google and the University of Minnesota see it, most people would rather visit Antarctica in 360 degrees rather than -74 degrees, the temperature today at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.
Premium-Inhalt. A piece of malware called Mahdi or Madi has been used to spy on hundreds of targets from Iran, Israel and a few other Middle Eastern countries during the past eight months, according to researchers from security vendors Seculert and Kaspersky Lab.
Premium-Inhalt. A federal judge in California dismissed a privacy class-action lawsuit against LinkedIn that alleged the social media network violated provisions of the Stored Communications Act (SCA) when it disclosed the IDs and browsing histories of LinkedIn users to advertising companies.
Premium-Inhalt. Ask any Silicon Valley entrepreneur about their startup and they'll usually tell you the sky is the limit. For some, it's not just the limit but the goal. Combining advances in electronics and new sources of funding with the Valley's geeky, do-it-yourself culture, two teams are turning to the Internet to fund satellites and take project supporters along for the ride into space.
Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo's of longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new CEO is a bet on a strong, competent leader, though one without experience in the company's core businesses, analysts said on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. The prospect of Windows 8's planned has caused no end of in the Linux world, where and users of the free and open source operating system have been struggling to figure out just what it's all going to mean for those who don't embrace Windows.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T may add an uncool fee for iPhone users; Apple may relent and make certain hot iOS 6 features work with the iPhone 3GS; and a couple of former Apple execs have warmed up to new companies. The remainders for Tuesday, July 17, 2012 are just trying to beat the heat.
Premium-Inhalt. The ComputerWorld Canada story "USB drives missing with Canadian voter data," which ran Tuesday, was posted to the wire with the last paragraph of the story missing.
Premium-Inhalt. In one of the biggest privacy breaches in Canadian history, the personal data of over 2 million voters in the province of Ontario held on two USB drives has disappeared.
Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo's new CEO, Marissa Mayer, was absent from the company's quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, disappointing any analysts who might have been hoping for an early clue about the direction she will chart for the company.
Premium-Inhalt. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), though signed by New Zealand last October, will be opened to public consultation in the first of several legislative stages the agreement must pass through before it is ratified.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's shined up the MacBook Pro's environmental rating, one rumor site is putting its shiny dollar down on a Mountain Lion release date, and the shine is off Siri for one tech writer. We hope you'll take a shine to the remainders for Monday, July 16, 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. The next version of Microsoft Office, unveiled on Monday, is a dramatic departure from the software that millions of users have come to know, built for the cloud and for touch-based computing and packed with features that make it more social and, Microsoft hopes, more intuitive to use than past releases.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft launched the public beta of Office's next version on Monday, saying that from now on the suite's cloud-based edition, Office 365, will be its primary focus of development.
Premium-Inhalt. In 1997, I interviewed a senior Apple executive who was in Hong Kong to discuss Cupertino's strategy. At the time, Apple's market-share for their Macintosh brand of computers hovered at about three percent, and Microsoft had just taken a US$150 million stake in Apple. Windows and Internet Explorer owned personal-computing mindshare.
Premium-Inhalt. A recent study of workers has revealed that workaholics are growing in numbers, to the point that they can't turn off their netbooks or smartphones even while they are vacationing.
Premium-Inhalt. The LG Optimus Vu, a 5-inch tablet/smartphone combo similar to the popular , is headed for Verizon's 4G LTE network, and will reportedly ship with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Premium-Inhalt. The Nifty MiniDrive is, well, nifty, to say the very least. With sixteen days left to go, can only be described as 'wildly successful'--it's currently over 2410 percent funded. But, then again, given the fact that the Nifty MiniDrive lets MacBook users get around the usage of those troublesome external hard disk drives, was there any doubt that the project would be a hit?
Premium-Inhalt. The 7-inch tablet market is rife with rumors these days. Not long after Google made a splash late last month with its announcement, the gossip mill began working overtime, churning out unconfirmed reports that a and a were destined to debut later this year.
Premium-Inhalt. Paul Maritz is stepping down as CEO of VMware and will be replaced by EMC President and COO Pat Gelsinger.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story "Yahoo reports lackluster sales as Mayer takes reins," which ran on the wire Tuesday, misspelled Marissa Mayer's last name in the headline, deck, and first, fourth and fifth paragraphs.
Premium-Inhalt. Marissa Mayer has her work cut out for her at Yahoo. The fading Internet star reported its second-quarter financial results Tuesday, in which revenue and profit both dipped slightly from a year earlier.
Premium-Inhalt. Writing a long document sometimes feels like a balancing act. You can't just load Notepad and bang it out top to bottom, but if you use a word processor you can quickly become mired in formatting and details. Substance is a free, open-source Web app that offers a different approach: structured content-oriented writing. That's a mouthful, but basically it means that you get to focus on the text and structure, without thinking too much about the formatting.
Premium-Inhalt. Paul Maritz will step down from his role as CEO of VMware, to be replaced by EMC Chief Operating Officer Pat Gelsinger, EMC confirmed on Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. On Marissa Mayer's first day in the big chair at Yahoo, she has to figure out which problem to tackle first to right a company that has been buffeted by scandal, financial trouble and, possibly worst of all, growing market invisibility.
Premium-Inhalt. Quite often, you will come across freebies on the Internet such as free music or free eBooks, but as the saying goes, "you don't get something for nothing." In return for that free MP3 or eBook, the site owner will want your email address, which they will then use to flood your email inbox with never-ending spam about Viagra . TrashMail is a Firefox add-on and Chrome extension which aims to instantly stop all this nonsense with a simple right-click of the mouse.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook users are less satisfied with the social network than ever, while Google+ users are much happier, according to a new survey from the (ASCI).
Premium-Inhalt. Intel warned Tuesday that it expects to see lower-than-anticipated growth for 2012. The news came as the company posted mixed results for the second quarter of the year.
Premium-Inhalt. Megaupload cannot avoid prosecution in the U.S. simply because it had no physical presence in the country, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a colorfully worded opposition to the file-sharing site's motion to dismiss copyright infringement charges against it.