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  • Deutsches Start-up ParStream erhält $5,6 Mio. von Investoren aus dem Valley

    Big Data

    Namhafte Investoren aus dem Silicon Valley investieren in den deutschen Big-Data-Spezialisten ParStream.  …mehr

  • Neues iPhone ab 21. September im Handel?

    iPhone 5

    Neueste Berichte stützen die These, dass Apple das neue iPhone 5 bereits kurz nach der Vorstellung, die vermutlich am 12. September stattfindet, in den Handel bringt.  …mehr

  • "Der deutsche Markt ist noch lange nicht abgegrast"

    Xing-Chef

    Das deutsche Karriere-Netzwerk Xing ist deutlich kleiner als der US-Rivale LinkedIn, hat sich aber im deutschsprachigen Raum eine profitable Nische gesichert. …mehr

  • SquareShare - die sichere Dropbox für das Business

    Best in Cloud 2012

    Sichere Daten und einen sicheren Datenverkehr verspricht die Compass GmbH mit ihrem Cloud-Angebot "SquareShare". Unternehmen können damit vertrauliche Dateien sicher in die Cloud verlagern und mit Kunden, Partnern oder Mitarbeitern teilen. Die Dropbox für das Business ist beim diesjährigen COMPUTERWOCHE-Award "Best in Cloud 2012" mit dabei.  …mehr

  • Google kauft Reisebuch-Anbieter Frommer's

    Nach Zagat

    Google kauft sich Anbieter von Reiseratgebern zusammen: Auf die Zagat-Restaurantführer folgt nun der Reisebuch-Spezialist Frommer's. …mehr

  • Kongress präsentiert IT-Trends

    ITML-Forum 2012

    Am 17. und 18. Oktober 2012 findet in Stuttgart ein Forum für SAP-Lösungen statt.  …mehr

  • Toshiba kündigt SSD-Upgrade-Kit an

    Für Notebooks und Desktops

    Toshiba kündigt ein SSD-Upgrade-Kit mit bis zu 240 Gigabyte Speicherkapazität an. Das neue Kit enthält alle erforderlichen Komponenten, um Festplatten in PCs oder Notebooks durch SSDs zu ersetzen.  …mehr

  • Kodak braucht mehr Zeit für Patentauktion

    Laufende Verhandlungen

    Der insolvente Fotopionier Kodak nimmt sich mehr Zeit für den überlebenswichtigen Verkauf seiner Patente. …mehr

  • Kräftiges Wachstum drückt bei Xing auf den Gewinn

    Mitgliederzuwachs

    Beim Online-Karrierenetzwerk Xing belasten die Kosten für Wachstum weiter den Gewinn. …mehr

  • United Internet senkt Prognose wegen Abschreibungen

    Quartal solide

    Der Internetdienstleister United Internet (1&1, GMX, Web.de) hat seine Prognose wegen Abschreibungen auf die Tochter Sedo gesenkt. …mehr

  • Weltweiter Handy-Markt im zweiten Quartal leicht rückläufig

    Gartner

    Vom weltweiten Handy-Markt boomt derzeit primär das Smartphone-Segment - und dort vor allem die Google-Plattform Android.  …mehr

  • Acer stattet Billig-Tablet mit Android 4.1 aus

    Acer Iconia Tab A110

    Auf den Vorseriengeräten, die Acer auf der Computex zeigte, lief noch der Vorgänger Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Das Gerät soll für unter 200 US-Dollar auf den Markt kommen, kündigte das Unternehmen schon damals an.  …mehr

  • Tablets erobern die Spiele-Industrie

    Deloitte-Studie

    Tablets etablieren sich bei mobilen Spielen neben Smartphones zu einer großen Konkurrenz für tragbare Konsolen. Das zeigt die Deloitte-Studie "Mobile Gaming - Smartphones und Tablets erobern die Games-Industrie".  …mehr

  • Wirecard erhält wichtigen Auftrag von der Telekom

    Mastercard und mobile Brieftasche

    Der Zahlungsabwickler Wirecard hat von der Deutschen Telekom einen wichtigen Auftrag erhalten. …mehr

  • Groupon verliert an Schwung

    Aktie bricht ein

    Das Schnäppchenportal Groupon stößt seine Anteilseigner mal wieder vor den Kopf: Ein schwächer als erwartetes Wachstum lässt die Aktie nachbörslich auf ein neues Allzeittief fallen. …mehr

  • Sieben neue Trends im Data Center

    Das Rechenzentrum im Wandel

    Energieeffizienz wird in der Data-Center-Szene zum zentralen Thema, der RZ-Standort immer wichtiger. Rechenzentrums-Betreiber und –Ausrüster organisieren sich europaweit in einem Verband. …mehr

  • Ein Client für alle Devices

    Mobile-Strategie der Allianz

    Eine virtualisierte IT-Umgebung ist nicht nur ein Instrument zum Kostensparen. Sie kann den Nutzern auch mehr Anwendungskomfort bieten, indem sie ihn nicht auf einen Client festlegt. Allerdings müssen dazu einige grundlegende Fragen geklärt sein, hat Ralf Schneider, IT-Vorstand der Allianz, festgestellt. …mehr

  • “Die RZ-Branche in Europa braucht eine Stimme“

    Data Center-Verband EUDCA

    Die europäische Rechenzentrums-Branche hat sich organisiert. Im Mai wurde die European Datacentres Association (EUDCA) gegründet. Der Vorstandsvorsitzende Bernard Lecanu erklärt im CW-Interview Ziele und Ausrichtung der Gruppierung.  …mehr

  • Dreaming of a Linux Ultrabook? Meet the New ZaReason UltraLap 430

    Premium-Inhalt. There's been a marked jump in recent months in the number of options facing Linux fans interested in buying hardware with their favorite operating system , but just recently one came out that seems particularly notable.

  • Google Buys Frommer's Travel Guides To Bulk Up Reviews

    Premium-Inhalt. Google stepped further into the travel business on Monday, announcing it had acquired Frommer's, producer of popular travel guidebooks and reviews. While no immediate decision has been made on Frommer's print guidebooks, Google says the company's data will be integrated with Zagat restaurant review section.

  • Klout Now Wants To Measure Your Real-World Influence

    Premium-Inhalt. We've explained to you here on PCWorld, but a new update to the service may have boosted (or dropped) your score without you doing a thing.

  • Remains of the Day: Crime time

    Premium-Inhalt. A potential date for iPhone pre-orders surfaces, mobile-created art takes Los Angeles by storm, and Steve Jobs's home gets burgled. The remainders for Tuesday, August 14, 2012 plead guilty.

  • LED Top Hat Makes You the Fanciest Gent at the Party

    Premium-Inhalt. Are you a sophisticated gentleman that gets invited to all the best rave parties and need an appropriate fashion accessory? Well, put on your monocle and look no further, because you're ideal solution would be the LED Top Hat.

  • Test drive: Tesla's Model S offers electrifying ride, high-tech interior

    Premium-Inhalt. If you want to impress people in technology-drenched Silicon Valley, you need a pretty special gadget. An iPhone 5 prototype would definitely do it, and something related to the Mars Curiosity rover would probably earn you some cool points. On Friday, I discovered something else: the all-electric Tesla Model S.

  • NASA Updates Us on Curiosity's Progress

    Premium-Inhalt. It's been more than a week since , dubbed "Curiosity," . In that time, mission controllers at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif., have been checking Curiosity's 10 instruments and updating software for its two-year mission to look for evidence of microbial life on the planet. NASA held a news conference Tuesday to talk about so far.

  • With Frommer's buy, Google eyes new strategy

    Premium-Inhalt. Google is hoping that when you go on your next vacation, you'll be relying not only on Google search and Maps but on Google's own content to go with you.

  • Give Your Windows Clipboard Extra Features Using ClipboardFusion

    Premium-Inhalt. It's happened to all of us at one time or another. We get an email or a block of text, and we want to copy/paste it into another email or word processing document. But when we copy the text, the formatting comes with it. The text is then too big, the links are still embedded, there's lots of white space and paragraphs, and generally everything is a big mess that takes time to sort out. That's where free program ClipboardFusion comes in to save you a big headache.

  • iPhone App Cardiio Can Tell Your Heart Rate With Nothing But A Video

    Premium-Inhalt. Ming-Zher Poh, a PhD Student at MIT's Media Lab, is the creator of what may be the most interesting thing on the iOS App Store today: An that makes use of the iPhone's camera and nothing else to produce a estimate of your heart rate.

  • Tesla CTO talks Model S, batteries and in-car Linux

    Premium-Inhalt. For most people who identify themselves as techies, Tesla's Model S is something of a dream car. The all-electric vehicle accelerates fast, can maintain a high top speed, has a range of up to 300 miles, and packs a 17-inch flat panel display with a Linux-based computer system that provides access to just about every aspect of the car's performance and entertainment system.

  • Microsoft and Adobe Keep IT Busy with Critical Security Patches

    Premium-Inhalt. It's Patch Tuesday again. This month is busier than most because on top of Microsoft's security bulletins, Adobe is also releasing updates for Reader and Acrobat.

  • Microsoft patches critical security holes in Windows, Office, IE

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has fixed 26 vulnerabilities in its software products, including several considered critical, the company on Tuesday in its monthly security patch report.

  • Statewide DMV outage hits thousands in California

    Premium-Inhalt. Two independent networking problems took computers offline at Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices across California on Tuesday, causing problems for thousands of people.

  • Gartner: Cloud computing's most over-hyped terms

    Premium-Inhalt. is a hyped-up term, a recent report from Gartner found. But behind the hype there are significant benefits to some technologies in the cloud industry and some of the terms being floated around in the cloud are bigger buzzwords than others.

  • LittlePrinter is well-named, oddly intriguing and pricey

    Premium-Inhalt. A tiny, cloud-connected printer that can be used for offline news, puzzles and even social media content is now available for pre-order.

  • You may kiss the bride and update the Scrum board

    Premium-Inhalt. Quick: when I say Agile or Scrum, what's the first thing that comes to mind?

  • Startup Skyera says it can beat hard-disk storage prices with flash array

    Premium-Inhalt. Skyera, a Silicon Valley startup, says it can make high-speed flash storage for enterprises cheaper than hard disks by using the low-grade chip technology found in thumb drives.

  • Oracle, AMD urge support for Java GPU proposal

    Premium-Inhalt. A proposed project for the OpenJDK open source implementation would fit GPU (graphics processor unit) support to . Advocates, including Oracle and AMD, intend for the project to enable Java applications to seamlessly take advantage of a GPU, whether it is a discrete device or integrated with a CPU.

  • Software Testing Lessons Learned From Knight Capital Fiasco

    Premium-Inhalt. It took only one defect in a trading algorithm for to lose $440 million in about 30 minutes. That $440 million is three times the company's annual earnings.

  • SkyDrive Web App Gets a Makeover, Android App Coming

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud storage service is getting a new look and new features on the Web, and a SkyDrive Android app is just a few weeks away.

  • Apple reclaims tablet supremacy with 70% share in Q2

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple dominated the global tablet market last quarter on the back of record sales, a research firm said today, and reclaimed a massive lead over rivals.

  • Analytics tool helps voters search social media streams of Obama, Romney campaigns

    Premium-Inhalt. Data analytics firm Atigeo has released an online tool designed to help voters quickly research the positions of the two major U.S. presidential candidates on a wide range of election issues.

  • Microsoft's Surface tablet reported to sell for a low $199

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's Surface for Windows RT tablet will sell for $199 when it ships on Oct. 26, according to an unnamed source in an .

  • NASA completes 'brain transplant' on Mars Curiosity rover

    Premium-Inhalt. With the Mars rover's software successfully upgraded, Curiosity is a big step closer to beginning its mission of finding out whether life has ever existed on Mars.

  • DigiSpark: What Arduino Would Be if It Were the Size of a Quarter

    Premium-Inhalt. Even if you don't know what an Arduino board actually is (in which case, ), chances are you've excitedly shared a link with your friends about something powered by Arduino. This wondrous open-source electronics prototyping platform is pretty much everywhere these days, and if Digispark becomes the next big thing (no irony intended here, I swear), it's going to be even more prevalent soon.

  • NFC Not Just for Mobile Payments: Six Future Uses

    Premium-Inhalt. By now, you're probably somewhat familiar with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. And when you hear the term NFC, the first thing that comes to mind is probably mobile payments.

  • Microsoft patches critical security holes in Windows, Office, IE

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has fixed 26 vulnerabilities in its software products, including several considered critical, the company on Tuesday in its monthly security patch report.

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