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  • Assange will am Sonntag vor die Öffentlichkeit treten

    Diplomatisches Hickhack

    Wikileaks-Gründer Julian Assange will nach seinem erfolgreichen Antrag auf Asyl am Sonntag vor die Öffentlichkeit treten. …mehr

  • WiM Cloud Services - damit die Regeln der Bundesnetzagentur eingehalten werden

    Best in Cloud 2012

    Mit den "WiM Cloud Services" hat Seeburger ein Servicepaket geschnürt, mit dessen Hilfe Unternehmen aus der Energiewirtschaft die gesetzlichen Vorgaben der Bundesnetzagentur einhalten können, ohne selbst hohe Investitionsrisiken eingehen zu müssen. Gemeinsam mit dem Dienstleister Voltaris tritt die Cloud-Lösung zum diesjährigen COMPUTERWOCHE-Award "Best in Cloud 2012" an.  …mehr

  • Osram und Samsung legen Patentstreit weltweit bei

    LED

    Die Siemens-Lichttochter Osram und der südkoreanische Elektronikkonzern Samsung haben ihre Patentstreitigkeiten nun auch weltweit beigelegt. …mehr

  • Twitter konkretisiert API-Einschränkungen

    Mehr Kontrolle

    Twitter hat offiziell erläutert, wie es seine API in der kommenden Version 1.1 einschränken will - die erwartet schlechten Nachrichten insbesondere für Entwickler von Third-Party-Clients.  …mehr

  • Gartner stellt neuen Hype Cycle vor

    Emerging Technologies 2012

    Die Marktforschungs- und Beratungsfirma Gartner hat ihren Hype Cycle Special Report für das Jahr 2012 veröffentlicht. Die Hypes "Bring your own Device", Social Analytics und 3D-Printing haben demnach ihren Höhepunkt erreicht.  …mehr

  • Samsung läuft im Patentprozess gegen Apple die Zeit davon

    Redezeit

    Die Samsung-Anwälte im kalifornischen Patentprozess gegen Apple hätten vielleicht etwas häufiger auf die Uhr schauen müssen. Sie haben kaum noch Zeit übrig und müssen im letzten Akt des Verfahrens die Bühne vor den Geschworenen weitgehend der Gegenseite überlassen.  …mehr

  • Toshiba AT300 nun in Deutschland erhältlich

    Quad-Core-Tablet

    Das Toshiba-Tablet AT300 ist jetzt auch in Deutschland erhältlich. Der Nachfolger des ultraflachen Toshiba AT200 bietet einen Quad-Core-Chipsatz von Nvidia mit einer Geschwindigkeit von 1,3 Gigahertz, 1 Gigabyte Arbeitsspeicher, 32 Gigabyte Speicher für Apps, Fotos und Videos und einen Steckplatz für SD-Karten.  …mehr

  • US-Börsenaufsicht belangt SAP-Rivalen Oracle

    Schwarze Kassen

    Der Software-Konzern Oracle wird nicht müde, auf seinen Konkurrenten SAP einzuhauen, weil Mitarbeiter einer Tochterfirma der Deutschen vor Jahren Daten geklaut hatten. Doch auch im Reich von Oracle finden sich dunkle Flecken.  …mehr

  • Apple und Google verbünden sich bei Kodak-Auktion

    Patente

    Der Verkauf von Patenten des insolventen Foto-Pioniers Kodak könnte eine ungewöhnliche Wendung nehmen. …mehr

  • Big Data - die Datenflut steigt

    Zettabyte-Barriere geknackt

    Die explodierenden Datenmengen werden für Unternehmen zu einem ernsthaften Problem. Wer die Kontrolle behalten und möglichst viel Nutzen aus den Informationen ziehen will, muss die gesamte IT-Infrastruktur hinterfragen.  …mehr

  • 5 Tipps für bessere Projekt-Kommunikation

    Neuer Personalausweis

    Eine Studie von der TUM und Isprat untersuchte anhand des neuen Personalausweises, was man bei der Einführung von E-Government-Projekten verbessern kann.  …mehr

  • Rechtsanwältin über den neuen Daten-TÜV

    Stiftung Datenschutz

    Der Bundestag will bis Oktober eine "Stiftung Datenschutz" errichten. Rechtsanwältin Silvia Bauer über die Vorteile für Unternehmen und Kritik am Konzept.  …mehr

  • Vorsicht bei Download-Links

    Verletzung des Urheberrechts

    Zu den Prüf- und Handlungspflichten des Online-Speicher-Dienstes "RapidShare" ist ein wichtiges Gerichtsurteil ergangen.  …mehr

  • Neulich… in der Mittagspause

    Fußball aus der Cloud

    Die EM ist lange vorbei, doch in Deutschlands Firmen finden täglich Fußballturniere statt - am Tischkicker. Und die Kollegen auf Geschäftsreise sind dank Cloud-Lösung live dabei. …mehr

  • Videokonferenzen aus der Cloud

    Marktübersicht Webkonferenz-Services

    Videoconferencing ist inzwischen eine populäre Kommunikationsform - schnellen Netzen und High Definition sei Dank. Mit dem Weg in die Cloud wird der Service nun auch bezahlbar. Aber was wird hier eigentlich geboten?  …mehr

  • Lenovo not worried about Microsoft's Surface tablet, expects to beat it

    Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo said on Thursday the company was not worried about Microsoft's new Surface tablet, with its CEO stating the PC maker is confident it provides better hardware than its competitors including Microsoft. 

  • Spamhaus declares Grum botnet dead, but Festi surges

    Premium-Inhalt. A relatively new botnet has taken up the slack left by the shutdown in July of another major spamming botnet called Grum, according to the junk mail fighting organization Spamhaus.

  • Ustream preps iPhone app for live-streaming video to Facebook profiles

    Premium-Inhalt. Users of a new Ustream application will be able to broadcast on their Facebook Timelines live video they shoot with their iPhones.

  • Rumors swirl over OnLive as employees leave with packing boxes

    Premium-Inhalt. Rumors over the fate of cloud gaming service OnLive swirled on Friday afternoon after reports the company had fired most of its staff. OnLive is being coy about its business situation, but on Friday afternoon several employees were seen leaving the Palo Alto-based company carrying packing boxes.

  • Rumors swirl over OnLive as employees leave with packing boxes

    Premium-Inhalt. Rumors over the fate of cloud gaming service OnLive swirled on Friday afternoon after reports the company had fired most of its staff. OnLive is being coy about its business situation, but on Friday afternoon several employees were seen leaving the Palo Alto-based company carrying packing boxes.

  • AT&T: FaceTime Over Cellular Will Require Shared Data Plan

    Premium-Inhalt. AT&T won't charge extra to use Apple's FaceTime over cellular networks as , but there's still a catch: Subscribers will need a new Mobile Share plan to use the video chat service on the network.

  • Twitter's developer crackdown offers App.net a chance to rethink microblogging

    Premium-Inhalt. Theres an instinct programmers feel often, when a big coding project has become a massive, tangled mess of workarounds, Band-Aids, and cruft. At some point, when its time for, say, version 3.0, you feel this strong urge to throw away everything and start from scratch. Toss out the legacy code, start fresh, leveraging all the experience you gained from the mistakes you made along the way, ideally ending up a with a seamless, cruft-free new take on your old codebase.

  • iPhone Flaw Allows SMS Spoofing, Says Hacker

    Premium-Inhalt. A hacker known for jailbreaking Apple devices claims that the iPhone is vulnerable to text message spoofing, even in the latest beta of iOS 6.

  • Bugs & Fixes: Default folder changes in Mountain Lion

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple wants you to use iCloud as the location for your saved documents. If you arent willing to cooperate, Apple applies some pressure to get you to change your mind.

  • A Sinister New Breed of Malware is Growing

    Premium-Inhalt. Malware attacks seem to be evolving. The traditional viruses, Trojan horses, botnets, and phishing attacks are still a threat, but the next generation malware takes insidious to a whole new level. Thankfully, theres a silver lining as well.

  • NASA: Mars Curiosity ready to roam, shoot lasers

    Premium-Inhalt. With the Mars Curiosity rover's science instruments working well, NASA engineers are getting ready for two big tests of their robotic rover -- blasting a rock with a laser beam and getting the rover moving.

  • Wall Street Beat: Tech earnings help continue rally in IT shares

    Premium-Inhalt. Tech stocks have been climbing recently as key vendors such as Cisco and Lenovo report positive quarterly earnings and the U.S. economy offers glimpses of good news.

  • Saudi Aramco hacked; company confirms disruption

    Premium-Inhalt. A hacker group calling itself the Arab Youth Group has claimed responsibility for what appears to be a serious hacking attack on Saudi Aramco, one of the world's largest energy companies.

  • Oracle, Google say no payments for court coverage, but disagree on order

    Premium-Inhalt. Both Google and Oracle said Friday they did not pay any journalists or bloggers for coverage or commentary of their high-profile copyright infringement battle that recently concluded in a California court, but the companies disagreed on what arrangements should be disclosed.

  • Stock And Run Your Own 8-Bit Street Cart In Cart Life

    Premium-Inhalt. Some computer games put you behind the wheel of a powerful, expensive car. Others put you in the shoes of a swashbuckling pirate, or a brave knight. But how many games put you in the shoes of a recently divorced mother trying to make ends meet and win custody over her daughter, or a recent immigrant with broken English trying to find his way in a new life? Cart Life Freeware Edition is one game that does.

  • Design Attractive HTML5 Galleries With Ease Using Juicebox

    Premium-Inhalt. Not a day goes by without cat pictures being shared on Facebook, or landscape photos being reused on Flickr via Creative Commons. But the recent acquisition of Instagram by Facebook may have you a bit nervous about hosting your images on someone else's servers. Or you may be a professional Web designer with a portfolio of clients wanting images hosted for business reasons. In these cases--and many others--you can retain more control over your photos by hosting them on your own website. Instead of programming a photo gallery from the ground up, you can take advantage of an app like Juicebox (various paid and free versions) instead.

  • Cloud Service Providers Challenge Traditional IT Outsourcing

    Premium-Inhalt. Global IT services spending should reach more than $251 billion dollars this year, up 2.1 percent from 2011, according to Gartner's latest IT outsourcing forecast. Adjusting for currency changes, that's actually around a 4.1 percent increase in spending--about the same level of growth as the year prior, according to Gartner research director Brian Britz.

  • Will EA's Origin service revolutionize Mac gaming?

    Premium-Inhalt. On Tuesday, Electronic Arts (EA), one of the biggest games publishers in the world, revealed that its to the Mac next year. The announcement reveals just how much importance EA puts in digital distribution for the future, and it gives the Mac community another gaming venue.

  • Tech start-ups risk missing tax break

    Premium-Inhalt. Tech start-ups and other businesses risk missing out on a valuable tax break as they fear the financial and administrative costs of claiming will be prohibitively high, KPMG has warned.

  • DARPA-Funded Robot Gives Troops a Helping Hand Dismantling Explosives

    Premium-Inhalt. Bomb disposal units in areas with conflict have an extremely risky job removing or disabling life-threatening devices from wherever they may be. One day, troops may no longer have to completely risk their lives to rid their area of explosives, thanks to a robotic hand.

  • Ins and outs of upgrading your iMac

    Premium-Inhalt. Now that it seems that Apple releases new Macs on a less frequent basis, do-it-yourself kits are becoming an increasingly popular option. However, because of its sleek design and fragile parts, upgrading an iMac is not for the faint of heart. If you're up to the challenge, you can do it, using tools such as the ones provided in OWC's Internal SSD DIY Kit. You can add a solid-state drive (SSD) to your iMac and see a serious boost in performance

  • EA relaunches The Simpsons: Tapped Out

    Premium-Inhalt. More than four months after removed from the App Store due to technical problems, EA has quietly re-launched the game.

  • Ada language upgrade includes contract capabilities, multicore accommodations

    Premium-Inhalt. While a long-time dignitary in the technology space still is not convinced, advocates of the Ada programming language are touting benefits of an upgrade to the platform as well as their company's accommodations for it.

  • Windows 8 setup shows 'Do Not Track' options

    Premium-Inhalt. With Windows 8 RTM, Microsoft has revealed how it will notify users of the "Do Not Track" privacy setting for Internet Explorer 10 (IE10).

  • How an Apple TV Refresh Might Work

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple fans hoping for a from the iOS maker may be disappointed if a new report about the company's upcoming television plans are correct. A day after claims that Apple has put the oft-rumored in favor of a new set-top box, a new report sheds a few details about how the supposed new set-top box might work.

  • Move Over Lasers, It's Maser Time

    Premium-Inhalt. We've seen a lot of advancements in lasers, from ones that to . Now scientists from and are looking to bring back something even cooler than lasers--.

  • Should Facebook unfriend Zuckerberg over slumping stock price?

    Premium-Inhalt. The continuing slide in Facebook's stock price is fueling speculation that the social network might be better off without co-founder Mark Zuckerberg at the helm.

  • Mophie's Juice Pack Pro couples a battery with serious rugged protection

    Premium-Inhalt. Mophie's $130 is a rugged battery case that fits the iPhone 4 and 4S. The case combines a 2500 milliamp hour battery case with a rubberized, water-tight shell. In effect, the Pro gloms the venerable, Eddy-award winning ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ) onto a rugged case that Mophie claims is resistant to vibration and chock, splashing and rain, sand and dust, and impact and drops.

  • This Week in iOS App: Slam dunkin'

    Premium-Inhalt. This weeks roundup of iOS apps offers a closer look at zombies, planets, and donutsas well as a deeper insight into a classic movie.

  • CSS expands palette with variables

    Premium-Inhalt. Potentially simplifying the work for Web designers, the working group behind the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Web standard is extending the language so that it supports the ability to define and call variables.

  • How police tracked down Steve Jobs' stolen iPads

    Premium-Inhalt. The digital breadcrumbs left behind when people use Internet-connected gadgets are what led California investigators to recover iMacs, iPads and other items stolen from the home of the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

  • Luxury hotel group saves 40% moving to Amazon cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. , one of Europe's oldest luxury hotel groups, is in the process of moving its entire corporate IT infrastructure into Amazon Web Services' (AWS) public cloud, where it expects to save up to 40 percent on its costs over a five-year period.

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