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Premium-Inhalt. It's one of the most important documents you sign when starting a cloud deployment with a public vendor: your service-level agreement (SLA). But a leading tech lawyer says customers can get burnt by their provider if they're not careful.
Premium-Inhalt. As an Ultrabook, the Acer Timeline Ultra M5 disappoints. It's simply too big (with a 15.6-inch screen) and too heavy (at 4.5 pounds, not including accessories), to fit comfortably in the Ultrabook category. If anything, decision to market this model as an Ultrabook puts the Timeline Ultra M5 a disadvantage, since it can't compete with the sexy sleekness of smaller, lighter Ultrabooks.
Premium-Inhalt. Ultrabooks, for the most part, look the same: skinny, sleek, and an awful lot like Apple's MacBook line. But the HP Envy 4 is different. It appears to be bigger and thicker than other 14-inch Ultrabooks (it's not), but it has a design that's, thankfully, all its own. This attractive ultraportable features a flat, plateau-like brushed aluminum cover and a sexy red undercarriage. Plus, it's a solid performer with excellent speakers.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's revenue for China saw robust growth in its fiscal third quarter, as iPhone sales continued to boom, even though the company delayed the launch of its new iPad in mainland China.
Premium-Inhalt. The file-sharing company BitTorrent has begun testing an advertising model through which it would share ad revenue with content producers whose work is downloaded through the service, promising a way for artists to monetize informal sharing of their digital content.
Premium-Inhalt. For $100 (as of July 24, 2012), the Kodak ESP 3.2 (print/copy/scan) delivers what most home users need in a home --good-quality output and capable, easy-to-use software. It's neither the swiftest nor the quietest printer on the planet, but it gets the job done and serves up the finest-quality glossy photo prints you can get from a consumer-grade MFP--a talent shared by other Kodak printers we've seen.
Premium-Inhalt. A federal judge in California has rejected a request by Samsung that would have doubled the length and increased the complexity of a highly anticipated trial in which the company will lock horns with Apple over smartphone and tablet PC patents.
Premium-Inhalt. LAS VEGAS -- Cyber-espionage operations across the Internet are extensive yet highly targeted, says a malware researcher speaking this week at the Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas. And it's not just governments targeting other governments or trying to steal corporate secrets -- private companies also are involved in these break-ins even while claiming to offer "ethical hacking services."
Premium-Inhalt. LAS VEGAS -- It's the largest bank-theft botnet out there, and its peer-to-peer (P2P) design, credited to cybercrime gangs in Eastern Europe, is going to make it hugely difficult to take down, according to research put forward at the Black Hat Conference.
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Premium-Inhalt. Paul Lanzi sits quietly in the corner of a large table at a fancy restaurant in San Francisco, with other so-called tablet experts. He's listening to a bunch of talking headsbloggers, marketers and punditsprattle on about iPads in the enterprise.
Premium-Inhalt. As the first American woman to enter space, astronaut was nothing if not an inspiration to girls and women around the globe. Her death this week has provoked not just a deep sadness that she's gone, but also considerable reflection on the challenges and opportunities facing today, some 30 years after her first mission.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's iPad gobbled up even more of the tablet market last quarter, but the arena is about to get a lot more crowded in the second half of 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. I was once called into a multinational oil company which wanted advice on a situation. One of their employees called them, because a coworker was displaying unusual behaviors. An investigation was performed, and it was learned that the coworker was giving information to a . At another company, an employee stopped a person from tailgating them into a facility and it turns out the tailgater was responsible for stealing more than a dozen laptops from company facilities.
Premium-Inhalt. A new technology partnership between Riverbed and Juniper will see the latter license Riverbed's application delivery controller for use in its enterprise networking gear -- for a $75 million fee.
Premium-Inhalt. This weeks roundup of iOS accessories includes gear for your hands, help for your wrists, and music for your ears. Its a full-body edition of the roundupread on for the new accessories weve seen this week:
Premium-Inhalt. Mountain Lion upgrades can take as little as 13 minutes and as long as almost an hour, a New York City Apple reseller said today.
Premium-Inhalt. Prototype II replicates the feel of classic side-scrollers like R-Type perfectly. Visuals are polished to a high shine, with smooth animation and colorful, crisply rendered sprites. Traditional strategies like building up a primary weapon charge to unleash high-powered attacks, or using your probes as shields remain relevant, but new weapons and environments add much needed variety to the formula. The things you're missing you may not remember so fondly, like the original's needlessly punishing early levels and the low-powered, variety-bereft weapon upgrades.
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Premium-Inhalt. THQ and Relic Entertainment released the real-time strategy game Company of Heroes in 2006, and it quickly became one of the highest-rated strategy games of all time. set during World War II, Company of Heroes featured dynamic maps with destructible terrain and structures, authentic units and an innovative cover system. Now we know that Relic is exploring the Eastern Front in early 2013 with , and they want to make it authentic.
Premium-Inhalt. Cloud computing services from outside the U.S. are trying to exploit perceived weaknesses in privacy laws to drive business away from U.S. providers, according to some representatives of the tech industry.
Premium-Inhalt. Hold on tight, because a new speedster is coming to phones and tablets. Yesterday, Qualcomm unveiled its quad-core . The company may be late to the quad-core party, but if our early look at the $1300 reference design tablet for developers is any indication of what to expect from actual shipping products, Qualcomm has brought its A-game and will be capable of delivering top-notch performance.
Premium-Inhalt. Blizzard Entertainment has announced a release date for World of Warcraft's new Mists of Pandaria expansion: September 25th, 2012. The expansion will add a bevy of new features including a new Pandaren race, a new class (the Monk), a new continent to explore and an exciting new .
Premium-Inhalt. Apple looked in part to Sony for inspiration in designing its first iPhone, even having an internal designer produce "Sony-like" mock-ups of cell phones that carried the name of the Japanese electronics company, according to internal Apple documents submitted to a California court on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Behold exoplanet Gliese 581g, officially ranked the most hospitable alien planet in the known galaxy.
Premium-Inhalt. Trying to decide between, say, the hot new Samsung Galaxy S3 and the iPhone 4S? How about the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google Nexus 7 tablets?
Premium-Inhalt. Shopping cart software serves a number of roles on a business website. It acts as an online store product catalog, provides the customer user interface, handles the ordering process and is the interface among the company website, the back-end inventory infrastructure and the payment gateway.
Premium-Inhalt. Hoping to capitalize on the excitement around the pending Windows 8 launch, Microsoft has announced this year's dates for its premier developer conference, Build 2012, which will be held Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 on the company's Redmond, Washington, corporate campus.
Premium-Inhalt. I know why you're excited ... you can't wait for Microsoft to release Windows 8 this fall.
Premium-Inhalt. After a disappointing Wall Street debut, all eyes will be on Facebook on Thursday when it makes its first quarterly earnings report as a public company.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft today launched a security toolkit preview that includes anti-exploit technologies created by one of the three finalists in the company's $250,000 BlueHat Prize contest.
Premium-Inhalt. Messages is not just a reskinning of iChat. Sure, the interface looks different. But in addition to its updated interface, Messages introduces a big change to the way instant messaging works on the Mac.
Premium-Inhalt. Why should the iPhone and iPad have all the fun? In Mountain Lion, Apple continues its process of porting over the best features from iOS to the Mac. Among those is an app first introduced with iOS 5: Reminders.