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  • Verizon verdient an starkem Mobilfunkgeschäft

    US-Carrier

    Der US-Telekomkonzern Verizon profitiert weiterhin vom Boom des mobilen Internets. …mehr

  • Wie Nokia den Smartphone- und Tablet-Trend verschlief

    Trauerspiel

    Nokia hatte lange vor Apple Geräte entwickelt, die ähnlich aussahen und funktionierten wie das iPhone und das iPad. Nur brachte es die nie auf den Markt.  …mehr

  • Streit um "Tagesschau"-App gehört nicht vor Gericht

    Richter

    Das Landgericht Köln hat erneut darauf hingewiesen, dass sich der Rechtsstreit um die "Tagesschau"-App vor Gericht nicht zufriedenstellend lösen lässt. …mehr

  • Nokia kann Megaverluste nicht stoppen

    Warten auf Windows Phone 8

    Der Wandel bei Nokia kommt nur mühsam voran. …mehr

  • Neue Daten zum kommenden Sony-Flaggschiff

    Sony Xperia Z

    Das "Amnaytech"-Blog hat einige Daten zum kommenden Sony-Topmodell Xperia Z veröffentlicht: Es soll ausschließlich über einen 4,6 Zoll großen Touchscreen mit HD-Auflösung und Onscreen-Buttons bedient werden und als erstes Sony-Smartphone einen Quad-Core-Prozessor besitzen. …mehr

  • sonoro Troy - Filziges Multitalent

    Gadget des Tages

    Ablegen, Aufladen und Abspielen sind die Funktionen des Troy. Das Gadget des Kölner Unternehmens sonoro ist als Lautsprecher sowie Ladestation für Smartphones, Tablet-PCs und Co. gedacht. …mehr

  • Oracle streicht Project Jigsaw aus Java 8

    Zeitnot

    Um die ins Stocken geratene Entwicklung von Java 8 wieder in Schwung zu bringen, hat Oracle eine zentrale Komponente auf 2015 verschoben.  …mehr

  • Die Fehler beim ERP-Einsatz

    Mobiler Zugriff noch selten

    Schulen Firmen Mitarbeiter nicht im Umgang mit ERP-Software, erfüllen sie seltener Liefertermine, der Monatsabschluss dauert länger – so eine Aberdeen-Umfrage.  …mehr

  • Europas schnellster Rechner wird mit warmem Wasser gekühlt

    "SuperMUC" am LRZ Garching

    Deutschland steigt in die Spitzenliga der Superrechner auf: In Garching geht am Freitag Europas schnellster Rechner in Betrieb.  …mehr

  • Bürger wollen härtere Datenschutzgesetze

    Unisys Security Index

    Nach einer Studie von Unisys will die Mehrheit der Bundesbürger strengere Sicherheitsregelungen. Dabei wollen sie deutsche Gesetze, keine EU-Vorgaben.  …mehr

  • Apple muss "Werbung" für Samsung machen

    Beschämendes Urteil

    Apple muss "Werbung" für Samsung machen - so bewertet jedenfalls ein Anwalt des Herstellers aus Cupertino die Entscheidung eines Richters im Streit um das Design von einigen Samsung-Tablets der Galaxy-Reihe.  …mehr

  • Google treibt Internationalisierung voran

    "Input Tools"

    Mit seinen neuen "Input Tools" trägt Google der Tatsache Rechnung, dass die vernetzte Welt vielsprachig ist.  …mehr

  • Windows 8 erscheint am 26. Oktober

    Offizieller Termin

    Das neue Microsoft-Betriebssystem Windows 8 wird am 26. Oktober für Endkunden auf den Markt kommen. …mehr

  • IBM steigert Gewinn bei sinkendem Umsatz

    Jahresprognose angehoben

    Beim Computerurgestein IBM zahlt sich der frühe Fokus auf Dienstleistungen aus.Während andere Computerkonzerne mit Absatzproblemen kämpfen, steigert IBM den Gewinn. Aber der Umsatz geht zurück. …mehr

  • Ebay wächst rasant

    Gewinn verdoppelt

    Der Internet-Handelsspezialist Ebay legt ein beeindruckendes Tempo vor. …mehr

  • BYOD? Ja, aber sicher!

    Checkliste Datensicherheit

    Es gibt gute Gründe, private Mobilgeräte von Mitarbeitern auch offiziell zur Bearbeitung von Unternehmensdaten zuzulassen. Die Lösung für das Dilemma bietet eine ausgewogene BYOD-Strategie (Bring Your Own Device), die das richtige Datensicherheitskonzept beinhaltet.  …mehr

  • Verschlüsselter Instant-Messenger für iOS

    Wickr

    Verschlüsselungslösungen sind zwar oft sicher aber alles andere als einfach. Wickr will dies ändern und stattet Smartphone-Nutzer mit einem simplen aber leistungsstarken verschlüsselten Instant-Messenger aus.  …mehr

  • Auf New Economy folgte neue Biederkeit

    Arbeiten in ehemaligen Startups

    Sie waren Stars der New Economy, und sie haben sich behauptet. Wir wollten von 1&1, SinnerSchrader und ImmobilienScout erfahren, was sie heute von ihren Mitarbeitern erwarten - und wie sie mit ihnen umgehen.  …mehr

  • "Wir haben Marktanteile gewonnen"

    HP-Chef Volker Smid im CW-Interview

    Im Juni gab Hewlett-Packard-Chefin Meg Whitman unbefriedigende Quartalszahlen und die Entlassung von weltweit 27.000 Mitarbeitern bekannt. Deutschlands HP-Chef Volker Smid stellte sich den Fragen der COMPUTERWOCHE.  …mehr

  • Kein Zugriff auf Betriebsratsdateien

    Grenzen für Arbeitgeber und Arbeitnehmer

    Die Beschränkungen gelten für beide Seiten. Der Betriebsrat kann keine Einsicht in die Protokolldateien vom Arbeitgeber verlangen.  …mehr

  • Cloud Computing - was wirklich zählt

    Capex versus Opex

    Die Migration von IT in die Cloud ersetzt Kapitalkosten (Capex) durch Betriebskosten (Opex). Aber macht das den IT-Betrieb günstiger?  …mehr

  • Megaupload pushes for dismissal of indictment

    Premium-Inhalt. Lawyers for Megaupload filed another motion on Wednesday asking a federal court to dismiss its criminal case, continuing its argument that the company can't be served a summons since it was headquartered outside the U.S.

  • Qualcomm sees smartphones pushing demand toward end of year

    Premium-Inhalt. Qualcomm has lowered its forecast of global cellular device shipments for 2012 due to a gloomy economic outlook, though it expects device sales to surge in the fourth quarter because of upcoming products, a likely reference to Apple's iPhone and Microsoft's Windows 8 tablets.

  • Mobile device policies need to be liberal but firm: Gartner

    Premium-Inhalt. Companies that put in dedicated policies for trusted work systems are now faced with a deluge of mobile devices in the workplace, particularly consumer level products.

  • Remains of the Day: Thrill of the hunt

    Premium-Inhalt. One blogger tracks down the history of the iPad; the corners cell phone carriers on FaceTime charges; and Verizon's CFO throws himself to the rumor wolves. Figuratively, of course. The remainders for Thursday, July 19, 2012 are the most dangerous game.

  • Does anyone know how much Marissa Mayer is making?

    Premium-Inhalt. The appointment of former Google executive Marissa Mayer as CEO of Yahoo had tech industry tongues wagging Monday when the surprise announcement was made. Today, there's just as much talk about how much she stands to earn at Yahoo, but what people are saying depends on where they are getting their news.

  • PHP creator extolls language's modest start

    Premium-Inhalt. It is programming languages across the Web today, but PHP was created with decidedly modest ambitions, according to the creator of the language.

  • Global effort stops half the world's spam

    Premium-Inhalt. An international effort by spam fighters has taken down the infamous Grum botnet, slashing in half the worldwide amount of spam email.

  • iPad Mini Not Likely to Follow New iPad's Enterprise Success

    Premium-Inhalt. Good news for Apple: The third-generation iPad released in March appears to be an enterprise hit, says a recent survey.

  • Microsoft's SwordFight App Could Be the Next Generation of Motion Gaming

    Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever been so fed up with a stranger talking on the phone too loudly that you wish you could challenge them to a duel? Well, Microsoft might just have your back with its newly developed .

  • Back Up and Manage Your Android Device Locally With Moborobo

    Premium-Inhalt. Android smartphones have always been easy to manage "over the air": You can install apps using Google Play with any desktop browser, and manage your contacts using Gmail's contact manager. If you use Gmail, this means there is no need to back up your email, either, and apps like Titanium Backup can back up everything else and even sync it online. With such strong cloud sync abilities, is there a real need for a dedicated desktop client for managing your phone? If you ask Moborobo, the answer is "yes"; I say the answer is "not for most Android users."

  • Windows 8 Update: Microsoft sets Oct. 26 release date

    Premium-Inhalt. has set Oct. 26 as the release date for the commercial version of 8 - a date IT pros should mark on their calendars, not because they want to immediately buy it in bulk, but because they need to find out just how it will fit into their corporate network plans.

  • California to get tough on online privacy

    Premium-Inhalt. California's top legal official has put the tech industry on notice that she intends to get tough on digital privacy.

  • Browser Add-On WasteNoTime Helps You Stay Focused While You Work

    Premium-Inhalt. "Just five more minutes," you say to yourself. Five more minutes of YouTube, or your favorite news site, or a gorgeous design blog--anything, as long as it's not work. But those five minutes all too often become 30 minutes or more, and suddenly you realize that you barely got any real work done. Free Chrome add-on WasteNoTime tries to save you from that moment by helping you limit the amount of time you spend on distracting websites. The add-on works well, but does not always achieve the intended outcome.

  • Review: Broadway brings live TV to your iPad, iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. The scoop: Broadway set-top box, by Happauge Computer Works, about $160 (Amazon).

  • A camera in a pen and a kiosk in an iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. We start this week with stealthy, James Bondish stuff: Let's say you're at a trade show and want to record your conversations as you pose as a prospect to the competition, or maybe you want to surreptitiously record the life-sucking, brain-damaging ennui of a staff meeting so you can show your better half what life is like at the coal face.

  • High capacity Amazon cloud computing update targets app bottlenecks

    Premium-Inhalt. Thursday released a solid state drive-backed cloud compute offering that one industry watcher says is among the highest capacity ones on the market.

  • Medical-device security isn't tracked well, research shows

    Premium-Inhalt. Medical devices often use commercial PCs and have connections that make them vulnerable to malware, or require software updates for security, but the U.S. may not be doing an adequate job tracking these risks, researchers indicated in a study published today.

  • Privacy Monitoring App Clueful Booted from iOS App Store

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple has given the boot to BitDefender's Clueful, a privacy monitoring app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

  • Motorola boosts Google revenue

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has reported a profit of US$2.79 billion in the quarter ended June 30, up 11 percent over the same period of last year, in the company's first financial statement since it finalized its acquisition of Motorola in May.

  • BBC to Test Ultra High-Definition TV at London 2012 Olympics

    Premium-Inhalt. If you think 1080p is impressive, just wait until you feast your eyes on Super Hi-Vision, an ultra-high definition television format with 16 times the image resolution of the 1080p HDTV standard. The BBC will conduct Super Hi-Vision trials during the London 2012 Olympics, which run from July 27 through August 12.

  • Microsoft posts loss, slight revenue increase in Q4

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft revenue rose slightly but due to several one-time items, it posted a net loss during its fourth fiscal quarter, when the Windows division's sales fell 13 percent.

  • Olympics CIO Gerry Pennell on creating a gold-standard team

    Premium-Inhalt. CIO for the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Locog), Gerry Pennell's Commonwealth Games experience allowed him to get up to speed quickly, although the scale of the Olympics is much larger.

  • Olympics CIO Gerry Pennell aims for personal best

    Premium-Inhalt. Just as an athlete who has achieved success at the Commonwealth Games would grasp the opportunity to take on the wider world at the Olympics, so is it with Gerry Pennell, CIO for the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Locog).

  • Anti-outsourcing bill fails in Congress

    Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON -- This year's election focus on outsourcing is producing legislation intended to encourage firms to repatriate jobs back to the U.S. But the latest effort, and possibly the best shot from the Democrats before November -- a bill called "Bring the Jobs Home Act" -- failed Thursday on a 56-42 vote. It needed 60 votes to move forward.

  • Cybersecurity Isn't a Border-based Threat, it's a Viral Threat

    Premium-Inhalt. Much like Moore's Law has provided a reliable pattern to chart the steady growth of computing capacity and decline in prices, the same precept could apply to the tools of weaponry in the digital age.

  • Internet Defense League looks to guard against bad laws

    Premium-Inhalt. A group of activists have banded together to protect the Internet from what they see as bad legislation, with a focus initially on copyright enforcement proposals.

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