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  • Regeln für die Steuererklärung

    So drucken Sie Ihre Formulare richtig

    Das Bundesfinanzministerium hat die Vorgaben aktualisiert. Was Steuerpflichtige beachten müssen, sagen die Experten von SH+C.  …mehr

  • The unbelievable Machine: Kleiner Cloud-Provider mit großen Plänen

    *umCloud3

    Das Internet-Startup The unbelievable Machine aus Berlin trotzt seit nunmehr vier Jahren Platzhirschen wie T-Systems und Amazon.com mit schnell bereitgestellten und sicheren Infrastrukturleistungen aus der Cloud.  …mehr

  • Mark Zuckerbergs Schwester arbeitet jetzt für Google

    Nach Wildfire-Übernahme

    Wenn das mal nicht für dicke Luft in der Familie Zuckerberg sorgt: Eine der drei Schwestern von Facebook-Gründer Mark Zuckerberg steht nun auf der Gehaltsliste des großen Rivalen Google. …mehr

  • Dropbox verspricht mehr Sicherheit

    Nach Datenklau mit Spam-Folgen

    Dropbox bietet seinen Nutzern künftig optional auch eine Zwei-Faktor-Authentifizierung an. …mehr

  • Immer mehr Nutzer greifen nur noch mobil auf Facebook zu

    Vermarktungsproblem

    Werbung ist für Facebook der Schlüssel zum Erfolg. Doch auf mobilen Geräten blendet das Online-Netzwerk bislang kaum Anzeigen ein. Neue Zahlen zeigen, dass der Börsenneuling eine Mobil-Offensive dringend nötig hätte. …mehr

  • C++-Konferenz im Herbst in Neuss

    Meeting C++

    Umtriebige Entwickler versuchen, im Rheinland ein europäisches Pendant zu US-Konferenzen wie C++ Now! und boostcon zu etablieren. …mehr

  • JVC GC-XA1 - Und Action!

    Gadget des Tages

    Der japanische Hersteller von Unterhaltungselektronik hat seit kurzem die Action-Kamera GC-XA1 im Portfolio, die auch Sportaufnahmen in Full-HD aufzeichnen kann. …mehr

  • yourCloud.Desktop von Perdata - flexible Arbeitsplätze aus der Wolke

    Best in Cloud 2012

    Perdata bietet mit seiner "yourCloud"-Servicefamilie eine Palette verschiedener Cloud-Leistungen, die das ganze Spektrum vom Office-Arbeitsplatz bis zur angepassten ERP-Lösung umfassen. Mit dem "yourCloud.Desktop" bewirbt sich Perdata für den begehrten CW-Award "Best in Cloud 2012".  …mehr

  • Googles Streaming-Kugel Nexus Q verspätet sich

    Nachbesserung

    Google braucht für seinen futuristischen Wohnzimmer-Computer Nexus Q mehr Zeit als gedacht. …mehr

  • VGSD setzt sich für Freiberufler ein

    Selbständige und Gründer zeigen Flagge

    Ein kleinunternehmerfeindliches Gesetz jagt das andere. Jetzt haben Betroffene den "Verband der Gründer und Selbständigen Deutschland (VGSD)" gegründet, um die Interessen von Freiberuflern und Selbständigen in Staat und Gesellschaft zu vertreten …mehr

  • SAP unterstützt App-Entwickler stärker

    Enterprise Mobility

    SAP hat eine Gratis-Lizenz für die Entwicklung mobiler Apps auf Amazon Web Services (AWS) sowie ein neues "SAP-Mobile-Apps-Partnerprogramm" angekündigt. …mehr

  • Neuer Partner-Manager bei der Software AG

    Friedrich Neumeyer

    Die Software AG hat Dr. Friedrich Neumeyer mit sofortiger Wirkung zum Leiter ihres globalen Partner-Managements ernannt. …mehr

  • Murdochs Tablet-Zeitung "Daily" streicht fast ein Drittel der Jobs

    Flopp

    Die mit viel Vorschusslorbeeren gestartete amerikanische Tablet-Zeitung "The Daily" streicht fast jeden dritten Arbeitsplatz. …mehr

  • Apple und Samsung bekräftigen Ideenklau-Vorwürfe

    US-Patentprozess

    Apple und Samsung gehen mit harten Bandagen in den möglicherweise entscheidenden Patentprozess in Kalifornien. …mehr

  • Twitter entsperrt Journalisten-Konto nach Zensurvorwurf

    Halbherzige Entschuldigung

    Der Online-Kurznachrichtendienst Twitter hat nach Zensurvorwürfen das Konto eines britischen Journalisten entsperrt, der mit massiver Kritik an der Olympia-Berichterstattung des US-Senders NBC aufgefallen war. …mehr

  • Microsoft erneuert Webmail-Dienst

    Hotmail wird Outlook.com

    Microsoft greift Googles Email-Dienst Gmail frontal an. …mehr

  • Google Docs & Co. im Test

    Collaborative-Writing-Tools

    Mit Collaborative-Writing-Tools lassen sich Dokumente bequem im Team bearbeiten. Wir haben die besten für Sie getestet. …mehr

  • Microsofts Neuerungen im Kurzüberblick

    Windows 8

    Direkter Zugriff auf virtuelle Laufwerke, übersichtlichere Symbolleisten und moderne Touch-Oberflächen: Wir zeigen, was Windows 8 schon so alles mitbringt.  …mehr

  • Spanische Siesta - nur ein Klischee

    Internationale Projektarbeit

    Wer in Spanien Projekte erfolgreich abwickeln will, braucht klare Strukturen und Prozesse und sollte sich von Klischees verabschieden. Diese Erfahrung hat der IT-Dienstleister GFT gemacht.  …mehr

  • Große OLED-Fernseher bald in Serie

    TV im Riesenformat

    OLED-TVs in XXL entwachsen der Technikstudie und sind auf dem Weg ins Wohnzimmer. LG und Samsung gehen voran. Weitere Hersteller von Fernsehern folgen.  …mehr

  • 11 Alternativen zum iPad

    Tablets - Android statt iOS

    Sie haben keine Lust auf die Einheits-Produkte von Apple? Wir stellen Ihnen Android-Alternativen vor, die es locker mit Produkten aus Cupertino aufnehmen können.  …mehr

  • Profile für Unternehmens-iPads einrichten

    Sicherheit mit iPad

    Mit der Sicherheitspolitik größerer Unternehmen vertragen sich iPads mit ihren beinahe unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten eher schlecht, doch dank richtiger Werkzeuge lässt sich leicht und komfortabel Abhilfe schaffen  …mehr

  • Boom-Pause oder Trendwende?

    Geco-Index für Freiberufler

    Die aktuelle Entwicklung auf dem Freiberuflermarkt zeigt ein leicht getrübtes Bild. Das geht aus dem Geco-Index für das zweite Quartal hervor, der Stundensätze, Projektanfragen und -laufzeiten analysiert.  …mehr

  • Im Urlaub erkrankt - welche Pflichten hat der Arbeitnehmer?

    Meldung "ohne schuldhaftes Verzögern"

    Wie die Mitteilungspflichten des Mitarbeiters gegenüber dem Arbeitgeber aussehen, erläutern die Arag-Experten.  …mehr

  • Lizenzmodelle bei SAP

    Die Vermessung der SAP-Welt

    Wenn die SAP-Vermesser anklopfen, haben Lizenzverantwortliche meist keine ruhige Minute mehr. Im Vorteil sind die Manager, die hieb- und stichfest belegen können, wie viele User die Business-Software nutzen.  …mehr

  • Lenovo and EMC join forces on storage, servers

    Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo and EMC will team up to develop and sell server and storage technology, with an eye to the Chinese market, the companies said on Wednesday.

  • Google acquires social media marketing firm Wildfire

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has acquired Wildfire Interactive, a social media marketing company, aiming to creating new opportunities for its clients to engage with people across all social services, it said Tuesday.

  • Dropbox blames employee account breach for spam attack

    Premium-Inhalt. Dropbox said Tuesday one of its employee's accounts was compromised, leading to a raft of spam last month that irritated users of the cloud-storage service.

  • MATE 1.4: The GNOME 2 Desktop Clone Gets a Key Update

    Premium-Inhalt. Fans of Linux in general and in particular are no doubt already familiar with MATE, the GNOME 2-like desktop that was first as an alternative for users wary of GNOME 3.

  • ICANN backflips on batching for new TLDs

    Premium-Inhalt. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has ditched its proposal for evaluating applications for new 'dot word' style top-level domains (TLDs) such as '.bank' in batches of 500. A statement issued yesterday said that ICANN instead would work "based on a tentative project plan that foresees the processing of applications in a single batch, and simultaneous release of results".

  • Telstra launches customer apps for Facebook, iPhone, Android

    Premium-Inhalt. New apps from Telstra allow customers to manage their accounts on Facebook or an iPhone or Android device.

  • Personalising the retail experience

    Premium-Inhalt. Motorola Solutions' vision for its presence sensing and location-based tools portfolio is to transform 'the store' into 'my store', according to its business development director for retail, Anand Mehta.

  • Make Your Own Fonts With FontCreator

    Premium-Inhalt. Since the days of individual cast-metal fonts for each size of your typeface, type-enthusiasts have dreamed of ways of creating nicer, more elegant, more useful, more unique glyphs. Nowadays, you can download hundreds of thousands of fonts, but if none are perfect for you, you can also create your own without the forge and molten metal. However, enthusiasts beware: Even if you're a dab hand at a drawing program, you may find FontCreator ($100, thirty-day trial with limitations) hard to master. After all, typography is an art and a science.

  • Apple, Samsung both claim innovator status in opening of patent trial

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple and Samsung Electronics hurled strong statements at each other in the opening rounds of their Silicon Valley patent trial on Tuesday, kicking off a case that could result in in damages.

  • Asia top spam relaying continent: Sophos report

    Premium-Inhalt. Asia is now responsible for relaying 49.7 percent of all spam captured in SophosLabs's global network of spam traps in the second quarter of 2012, revealed the IT security and data protection firm Sophos.

  • Honda's Stride Management Assist Will Have the Elderly Back on Their Feet

    Premium-Inhalt. It has been quite a month for miraculous restorative robotics. First we saw a glove with the of individuals suffering from spinal cord injuries. Now, Honda has introduced the , a device that will be featured at the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology in August.

  • Court Delays Apple's Bid To Ban Galaxy Nexus Smartphone

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone will remain on sale in the United States after a federal appeals court granted its maker a temporary reprieve from a ban on sale of the handset.

  • Apple asks court to punish Samsung for releasing documents in iPhone suit

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple will ask a federal court to sanction Samsung Electronics for releasing documents that were not allowed as evidence in the companies' patent-infringement suits.

  • Dropbox gets a black eye in spam attack

    Premium-Inhalt. The Dropbox file-sharing service suffered a setback in its efforts to move into the enterprise more forcefully after that stemmed from the breach of an employee's account.

  • Create Beautiful Handwriting With Learning Curve Font

    Premium-Inhalt. Learning Curve 2.0, from designer of Blue Vinyl Fonts, actually includes two similar fonts--one solid, one dashed--in both TrueType and OpenType formats. Both demonstrate the beautiful script handwriting you probably haven't used since elementary school. Learning Curve (free for personal use) includes all keyboard glyphs, more special characters than your grandparents ever used, plus the back-slash on both versions of Learning Curve provides three-line writing guides.

  • Facebook Introduces Advanced Post Targeting Abilities For Business Pages

    Premium-Inhalt. The effectiveness of 's mobile ads may get all the headlines, but once you've convinced a potential client to Like your Page and engage with your company, it's up to you to keep them engaged and coming back for more. Currently, interacting with your followers requires more of a shotgun approach. Basic options for filtering posts by your fans' language and location filtering options are in place, but for the most part, posts go out to your followers indiscriminately.

  • EMC's interest in China, servers continues to grow

    Premium-Inhalt. EMC is showing heavy interest in boosting its share of the data center market by moving from storage and related services to servers.

  • Giant robots and open source

    Premium-Inhalt. I know why you're excited this week ... you've seen the "Kuratas", a 13 foot tall, 9,900-pound robot you can ride in at speeds of up to 6 miles per hour and which is equipped with a water bottle cannon and Gatling guns that can fire 6,000 BBs per minute (the operator can fire the armaments just by smiling ... no, really, ).

  • FDA Approves Edible Digital Pills That Keep Track of Your Health

    Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever forgotten to take you medication? Well you might never have to remind yourself again now that there's a that monitors your health from the inside.

  • Google Brings Google Wallet to the Cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. Google's cloud is about to get a silver lining.

  • Judge sides with HP, rules that Oracle must continue porting software to Itanium

    Premium-Inhalt. A California court on Wednesday ordered Oracle to continue porting its software to the Intel Itanium chips used by Hewlett-Packard in a number of its servers.

  • Don't buy that security software!

    Premium-Inhalt. Open source doesn't have to mean free of cost, but thanks to the generosity of open source developers many thousands of great applications are free. Why spend money when you don't have to? Though if you like and depend on an app, nothing says thanks like clicking the "Donate" button.

  • Google Play Grows Up: New Developer Policies Will Clean Up Google's App Store

    Premium-Inhalt. Google Play, Google's Android app store, is close to , but there's one area in which it's lacking. The former Android Market has a ton of rogue apps -- including copycat games, spam, and .

  • Global IT Trade Barriers Threaten Cloud, Software Providers

    Premium-Inhalt. An increasing number of countries, particularly those in emerging economic regions, have been erecting trade barriers that have restricted access to lucrative foreign markets for U.S. IT firms, software leaders warned on Wednesday.

  • Three More Browser Shortcuts You Should Know

    Premium-Inhalt. Recently I've offered up keyboard shortcuts for and . Useful stuff, to be sure, but there are even more browser shortcuts worth learning.

  • Web App Tells You Which Olympic Athlete You Most Resemble

    Premium-Inhalt. Are you following the London Olympic games? Even if you're not watching every event, you probably at least follow your country's athletes and medal count. No matter the capacity in which you watch the games, there's one thing most of us knowwe'll never be like them. But is that really true?

  • White House pushes for stalled cybersecurity bill

    Premium-Inhalt. It's urgent for the U.S. Senate to pass a cybersecurity bill now stalled because of opposition from several lawmakers, officials from the U.S. White House said Wednesday.

  • Microsoft finished with Windows 8, ships it to system manufacturers

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft on Wednesday that it has completed the development and testing of Windows 8, a major upgrade of its OS for desktops, laptops and tablets and one of the most important product releases in the company's history.

  • Judge sides with Hewlett-Packard, rules that Oracle must continue porting software to Itanium

    Premium-Inhalt. A California court on Wednesday ordered Oracle to continue porting its software to the Intel Itanium chips used by Hewlett-Packard in a number of its servers.

  • Prices, angry OEMs bode ill for Windows 8 devices, analyst says

    Premium-Inhalt. needs to set low prices for its upcoming Windows 8 Surface PCs and needs something better than selling them online and in Microsoft Stores if it hopes to grab customers, says analyst firm Canalys.

  • Audit: Police wasted millions on software, crime-fighting tech they never used

    Premium-Inhalt. Police in Oakland, California, have spent about US$1.8 million in recent years on software and other crime-fighting technologies that they either never used or drastically underutilized, according to a by city auditor Courtney Ruby.

  • ISIS reported to launch tests Aug. 20; Google Wallet goes to the cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. ISIS, a consortium of three wireless carriers, is reportedly set to launch its mobile payment pilot test on Aug. 20 in Austin and Salt Lake City.

  • Microsoft calls Windows 8 complete, but concerns remain, say analysts

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft today announced that it's wrapped up Windows 8 and declared that the operating system has met the "release to manufacturing" (RTM) milestone.

  • Google cloud vs. Amazon cloud: How they stack up

    Premium-Inhalt. boasts strong compute performance but lacks the breadth of features in Amazon Web Services' 4-year-old Elastic Compute Cloud, according to one industry of the services. 

  • Google Wallet adds Visa, Discover support, along with important safety feature

    Premium-Inhalt. Along with support for three major credit cards, Google Wallet has gotten a couple of important security upgrades with its latest release, the company announced today.

  • Vanatoo Transparent One speakers offer flexible input, clean sound

    Premium-Inhalt. Vanatoo, a company new to the audio world, has released its first product, the . Made of cherry with a black finish ($499 per pair) or natural-cherry finish ($549), these powered, bookshelf-style speakers offer an amazing amount of input flexibility and, for speakers of their size, solid sound.

  • The Mouth Factory To Advance Mouth-Driven Home Improvement

    Premium-Inhalt. Why use your hands when you can use your mouth instead? Designed by London's Royal College of Art's Cheng Guo, The Mouth Factory series is an absolutely bewildering collection of "functional machines" engineered to be operated by, you guessed it, the user's mouth. According to the , the selection includes a chewing lathe, a tongue extruder, a mouth breath rotational molding machine, and a vacuum form machine.

  • WinPatrol 2012 Takes Aim at New Malware

    Premium-Inhalt. The latest version of WinPatrol, a free security utility that serves as a virtual guard dog for your Windows PC, helps make the Web feel a whole lot safer than the scary place it can often seem. The 2012 version offers new ways to protect you from malware that's particularly tricky, but unfortunately, one of its key new features is only available in the $30 Plus version.

  • Images of Sony Xperia Tablet Leaked Online

    Premium-Inhalt. Photos of one of Sony's next-generation Xperia tablets have been leaked online, showing a device that boasts a number of features and accessories including a keyboard cover/stand just like the one for .

  • US will push for open markets, free expression at ITU meeting

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. government will try to convince other nations to abandon proposals to regulate the Internet at an upcoming United Nations treaty-writing conference by showing them the success of open markets, the U.S. ambassador to the conference said Wednesday.

  • Verizon to Allow Third-Party Tethering Apps on Android Phones

    Premium-Inhalt. Thanks to an investigation by the Federal Communications Commission, Verizon has its Android users from downloading third-party tethering apps. Verizon has also agreed to pay the FCC $1.25 million in fines.

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