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  • Intershop zweistellig gewachsen

    Hoffnung auf mehr US-Geschäft

    Das Jenaer Software-Unternehmen Intershop profitiert vom florierenden Online-Handel und hat im ersten Halbjahr beim Umsatz 15 Prozent zugelegt. …mehr

  • Internes Papier belastet Samsung im Patentprozess mit Apple

    132 Seiten

    Im US-Patentprozess von Apple und Samsung in Kalifornien ist eine pikante interne Analyse der Südkoreaner aufgetaucht. …mehr

  • Hewlett-Packard muss 8 Milliarden Dollar abschreiben

    Visentin geht

    Der weltgrößte PC-Hersteller Hewlett-Packard muss acht Milliarden Dollar in seiner Dienstleistungssparte abschreiben. …mehr

  • Windows 8 bootet immer gekachelt

    Keine Tricks

    Die endgültige Version von Windows 8 bietet offenbar keine Möglichkeit mehr, den neuen gekachelten Startbildschirm zu umschiffen und gleich in den klassischen Desktop zu starten. …mehr

  • Oracle und Google müssen Lohnschreiber nennen

    Java-Prozess

    Richter William Alsup hat kurz vor Abschluss des Java-Patentstreits zwischen Oracle und Google (Android) eine ungewöhnliche Anordnung erlassen. …mehr

  • Kein vollwertiges Office 2013 für ARM-Tablets

    VBA, Makros, Add-ins

    Die Office-Version für ARM-basierende Tablets mit Windows 8 RT wird entscheidend weniger können als ihr Desktop-Pendant. …mehr

  • Das fehlende Glied in der Softwareentwicklung

    Transition-Planning

    Mit der HUK Coburg hat Xerabit ein Transit-to-Production-Werkzeug entwickelt, das der Anbieter jetzt auch anderen Unternehmen zur Verfügung stellen will. …mehr

  • Erste Mobilfunkbetreiber bieten Telefonate via LTE an

    Voice over LTE (VoLTE)

    In den USA und in Südkorea bieten ab heute die beiden ersten Mobilfunkbetreiber Sprachdienste über LTE an. Erste Smartphones für Voice over LTE (VoLTE) sind das Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE und das LG Connect 4G.  …mehr

  • Rainer Kammer - von Vemag zu Saacke

    Neuer CIO-Job

    Seit etwa einem Monat leitet der ehemalige IT-Chef der Vemag Maschinenbau GmbH, Rainer Kammer, die Informationstechnik des Brennanlagen-Herstellers Saacke. …mehr

  • Digitaler Untergrund ist Abwehrexperten immer einen Schritt voraus

    Experte

    Allen Bemühungen zum Trotz sind Angriffe auf Computersysteme nicht einzudämmen. Ohne eine bessere Zusammenarbeit über Ländergrenzen hinweg gibt es keine Fortschritte, sagt ein Experte der Sicherheitsfirma McAfee. …mehr

  • Starbucks steigt bei Start-up Square ein

    Mobile Payment

    Der Kaffeefilialist Starbucks kauft sich bei Square ein, dem Mobile-Payment-Start-up von Twitter-Gründer Jack Dorsey. …mehr

  • Gigaset muss nach roten Zahlen sparen

    Jobabbau möglich

    Der Telefonhersteller Gigaset verordnet sich nach Verlusten im zweiten Quartal ein Sparprogramm und schließt auch einen Stellenabbau nicht aus. …mehr

  • So schützen Sie Ihre Daten auf dem iPad

    Datensicherheit

    Ohne aktive Codesperre kann ein Gauner, der Ihr iPad geklaut hat, auf alle Ihre darauf gespeicherten Daten und Apps zugreifen.  …mehr

  • Deutschland blockiert schärfere Korruptionsregeln

    Konzernchefs

    Führende deutsche Konzernchefs appellieren an den Bundestag, das UN-Abkommen gegen Korruption so schnell wie möglich in Kraft zu setzen. …mehr

  • Amazon stellt erstes eigenes Computerspiel vor

    Game Studios gestartet

    Der weltgrößte Online-Einzelhändler Amazon ist jetzt auch Spieleentwickler. …mehr

  • Downloads werden immer wichtiger

    Bundesverband Musikindustrie

    Das Geschäft mit digitaler Musik über Downloadportale im Internet beschert der Musikindustrie in Deutschland wachsende Umsätze. …mehr

  • Wenn Frauen gründen - oder auch nicht

    Drei Gründerinnen berichten

    Gut, dass sie nicht wusste, was auf sie zukam, sagt eine Gründerin. Aber sie würde es immer wieder tun, eine andere. Eine dritte ging vom Startup zurück in ein großes Unternehmen. Drei Erfahrungen. …mehr

  • Fünf Schritte zur Endkunden-freundlichen IT

    Co-Innovation fordert CIOs heraus

    Neue Trends am Consumer-Ende erzeugen Innovationsdruck auf der IT-Seite. CIOs sollten jetzt die Weichen stellen, wenn der Zug nicht ohne sie abfahren soll. …mehr

  • Licht im Microsoft-Lizenzdschungel

    Ratgeber Softwarelizenzen

    Das Kundenspektrum von Microsoft reicht vom einzelnen Privatkonsumenten bis zum Weltkonzern. Genauso vielfältig wie das Portfolio präsentieren sich die Lizenzbestimmungen, was sie nicht gerade einfach macht.  …mehr

  • Growth in new mobile-network software could help shape services, bills

    Premium-Inhalt. Mobile operators are rapidly adopting new network software, called EPC (Evolved Packet Core), that will give them more control over service quality but also new tools for metering data usage.

  • Traffic, mobiles and cyber attacks test Web content delivery: Akamai co-founder

    Premium-Inhalt. Increasing Internet congestion, the proliferation mobile devices and heightened security risks are today's biggest challenges to delivering Web content, according to Akamai Technologies co-founder Tom Leighton."

  • Lenovo kicks off Windows 8 devices with ThinkPad Tablet 2

    Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo on Wednesday announced the ThinkPad Tablet 2, which has a 10.1-inch screen and kicks off a new generation of the company's PCs and devices with Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system.

  • Remains of the Day: Crime and punishment

    Premium-Inhalt. A new piece of evidence in the Samsung-Apple trial is a doozy, one Apple employee prevents a kidnapping, and Apple's latest iPad ad is a return to form and function. The remainders for Wednesday, August 8, 2012 are destined for great things.

  • Internet Archive unleashes 1PB of data through BitTorrent

    Premium-Inhalt. The Internet Archive, a non-profit project established to act as an online library of that preserves digital information, has to date offered up nearly a petabyte of content via the BitTorrent file-sharing site.

  • CSOs warned to watch for FinFisher spyware

    Premium-Inhalt. Computers that appear to be running the commercially available FinFisher spyware sold to law enforcement and governments have been found in almost a dozen countries on five continents, a security researcher said on Wednesday.

  • Google Voice Search coming to iOS

    Premium-Inhalt. According to an official blog post by Google Search Senior Vice President Amit Singhal, the company's will soon be available for iOS devices, making the Google Search app a more direct rival to Apple's .

  • Augmented reality applications more than just gimmicks: ABI Research

    Premium-Inhalt. The future of augmented reality (AR) applications is likely to be found in interactive print, mobile shopping, and children's education, according to ABI Research.

  • TunnelBear VPN Circumvents Geoblocking

    Premium-Inhalt. One of the great ironies of the Internet is that it is meant to connect everyone together and break down barriers, but at the same time media companies erect location-based barriers around their properties. This practice is known as geo-blocking. For example, web services like Hulu, Pandora, Google Voice, and Google Music are not available outside of the United States, while BBC iPlayer and Grooveshark are blocked to anyone outside of the UK. Then there's all the music uploaded to YouTube, which is blocked in various parts of Europe, depending on the strength of the music industry lobbyists. To some people however, these constant attempts by the media industry to segregate users according to geographic location seems unfair The way around this issue is to use a VPN (which stands for Virtual Private Network) program, such as TunnelBear

  • All Your Webs Belong To Cats: Meowbify Decorates Websites With Felines

    Premium-Inhalt. Remember our story about the awesome Chrome plugin that allows you to turn all the photos on Facebook ? Well if you wished the entire web could be the same, your has come true!

  • The Black Hat, BSidesLV and Defcon post-mortem

    Premium-Inhalt. It's been two weeks since infosec practitioners were in Las Vegas for three big conferences, but people continue to discuss what they saw and heard there. To wrap up this year's coverage and keep those conversations going, we offer this library of stories and blog posts.

  • Remote Utilities Free Edition Lets You Control Your Home PC From Anywhere

    Premium-Inhalt. Some office IT utilities make the transition to home use without skipping a beat. A staple of home PCs since the era of modems and MS-DOS, remote desktop control programs allow a user to take direct control over a system without being physically present. Given the mission-critical nature they often fill in a workplace, and the length of time they've been around, it's not a surprise that many of these suites are robust, stable, and capable of performing just about any computer task you care to conjure. Remote Utilities has been a player in this market for years, with their first release in 2004 of Remote Office Manager. Since then the feature list has grown considerably, but the biggest change came with the release of 5.2; the current version is now free for personal use. That's quite a perk, given the otherwise.

  • Valve expands Steam delivery platform beyond games

    Premium-Inhalt. Hoping to break out from the confines of the gaming community, computer game distributor Valve will start hosting non-gaming programs on its Steam software-downloading and maintenance service.

  • Five Big Reasons to Download LibreOffice 3.6

    Premium-Inhalt. It was just about two months ago that the beta version of arrived, but on Wednesday the Document Foundation announced the release of the final version of the office productivity suite.

  • Google Tries Showing Gmail Emails in Search Results

    Premium-Inhalt. A new Google search experiment lets Gmail users to see relevant e-mails alongside regular search results on Google.com.

  • CIO.com's Strategic Guide to BYOD

    Premium-Inhalt. It may have started with some "digital natives" bringing their iPhones to the office, or, just as likely, with the CEO bringing in the iPad he got as a gift. Either way, CIOs have to determine how to deal with this "bring your own device" phenomenon, which means connecting employee-owned devices to the corporate network.

  • Facebook moves to remedy mobile revenue woes

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook is moving to fix one of its biggest problems - finding ways to make money from its growing base of mobile users.

  • Federal watchdog calls on FCC to reassess mobile phone radiation issues

    Premium-Inhalt. Noting that the Federal Communications Commission's Radio Frequency exposure limits , and testing requirements in all possible usage conditions, the Government Accountability Office today said the agency should reassess and possibly change its regulations regarding mobile phone radiation.

  • Google builds stronger Flash sandbox in Chrome

    Premium-Inhalt. Google today announced it had wrapped up work on a stronger Flash sandbox in the Windows version of Chrome, and would soon ship the same for its OS X browser.

  • Honan hacked!

    Premium-Inhalt. Over the weekend, Mat Honan--a former Macworld staffer and now a senior writer for Wired--made headlines after falling victim to an alarming series of hacks that ended up with his Twitter, Amazon, iCloud, and Gmail accounts compromised, and his iPad, iPhone, and MacBook completely wiped. In this episode, Honan joins me and senior editor Dan Moren to talk about the hack, how it worked, and what changes the companies involved--and we as users--need to make to stay safe.

  • Mountain Lion's Save As isn't what it once was

    Premium-Inhalt. Reader Edward Bennett is rightfully confused by a Mountain Lion feature that isn't what it appears to be. He writes:

  • Microsoft Updates Its Free Movie Editing, Photo Software

    Premium-Inhalt. Users of Microsoft's free movie editing and photo management programs in received a treat Wednesday as the company of the offerings for Windows 7 and .

  • Samsung Galaxy S III's share of Web traffic surges

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung's Galaxy S III has won stellar reviews and reportedly sold more than 10 million units in early sales.

  • Pay-What-You-Want StoryBundle: Seven Spiffy Indie Sci-Fi Books Up for Grabs

    Premium-Inhalt. When I was younger, my mother once banned me from buying any new books. This was because I'm one of life's natural speed readers and I had finished a dozen novels in two days. (Uh...you don't want to know how much money I used to blow on books.)

  • DayZ To Become A Standalone Game

    Premium-Inhalt. Yesterday we learned the popular zombie survival mod for ARMA II, , will be developed as a standalone game.

  • How Essar Steeled Up to Fix an Efficiency Bottleneck

    Premium-Inhalt. How do you support India's largest steel manufacturer, with revenues of over Rs 15,000 crore (2011 figures), with an IT team of just 17?

  • LG Improves Customer Service with the Help of Channel Partners

    Premium-Inhalt. About 1,300 kms from India's national capital, in a small, unassuming township called Jharsuguda, Mr and Mrs Iyer enter one of LG's outlets and buy a fridge. An LG GL-205XFDG5 single-door refrigerator.

  • Does 'shadow IT' lurk in your company?

    Premium-Inhalt. Business divisions are bypassing the IT department, making their own decisions to buy cloud-based application services or use mobile devices, raising the specter of so-called "shadow IT" that's outside the knowledge or control of the CIO and the IT staff.

  • Google rolls out search upgrades, Voice Search for iOS

    Premium-Inhalt. Google is planning to integrate Gmail results into its core search product and turn the previously U.S.-only into a global feature, according to an official blog post by Google Search Senior Vice President Amit Singhal.

  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance Boosts User Experience with Mobile App

    Premium-Inhalt. Using a mobile platform, ICICI Lombard General Insurance, changes how customers and employees see the industry.

  • Siva Group Enjoys the Benefits of a Private Cloud with Charge-back

    Premium-Inhalt. With an extensive portfolio of services, dished out with a self-service portal, and priced with charge back mechanism, the Siva group is operating arguably one of the most mature private clouds in the country.

  • Google testing link between Gmail and search

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has begun testing a search feature that mines relevant emails from users' Gmail accounts and displays links to them in the results page.

  • Microsoft Office 2013 embraces Web development

    Premium-Inhalt. With the upcoming release of Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft is encouraging developers and administrators to use open Web technologies such as JavaScript, CSS and HTML to build their add-on apps.

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