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  • Kodak will sein Filmgeschäft loswerden

    In der Insolvenz

    Bei dem ums Überleben kämpfenden Fotopionier Kodak geht es ans Eingemachte. …mehr

  • 3D TV mit vierfacher Auflösung von LG Electroncis

    84-Zoll-Fernseher auf der IFA

    LG Electronics stellt auf der IFA ein 3D TV-System im Format 84 Zoll vor. Das Gerät soll in 3.840 mal 2.160 Pixeln auflösen.  …mehr

  • Nokia mit Windows-Phone-8-Smartphones in den Startlöchern

    "Phi" und "Arrow"

    Nokia wird voraussichtlich am 5. September zwei neue Smartphones mit Microsofts neuem Betriebssystem Windows Phone 8 vorstellen. …mehr

  • Britische und ecuadorianische Diplomaten reden über Assange

    London

    Großbritannien hat den diplomatischen Austausch über die Zukunft von Wikileaks-Gründer Julian Assange mit Ecuador wieder aufgenommen. …mehr

  • Dicke Luft zwischen Justizministerin und Inhalte-Anbietern

    Urheberrecht

    Der Graben zwischen dem Justizministerium und den Anbietern von Musik, Büchern und Videofilmen im Streit um das Urheberrecht wird immer tiefer. …mehr

  • VMware veröffentlicht Workstation 9 und Fusion 5

    Windows-8-Unterstützung

    EMCs Virtualsierungstochter VMware hat die neuen Version seiner Desktop-Produkte "Workstation" (Windows, Linux) und "Fusion" (Mac) mit Unterstützung für Windows 8 veröffentlicht.  …mehr

  • Facebook macht seiner iOS-App Dampf

    Nativ statt HTML5

    Das weltgrößte Soziale Netzwerk Facebook hat seine neue App für iPhone und iPad veröffentlicht.  …mehr

  • Amazon lädt zu Pressetermin am 6. September

    Neuer Kindle Fire erwartet

    Es wird ein heißer September in der Technologiebranche: Jetzt lädt der Online-Händler Amazon zu einer Pressekonferenz am 6. September ein, von der eine neue Generation seiner Kindle-Tablets erwartet wird. …mehr

  • Apple und Samsung verstoßen jeweils gegen Patente

    Südkoreanisches Gericht

    Ein Gericht in Südkorea hat die beiden Smartphone-Schwergewichte Apple und Samsung zu Mini-Geldstrafen wegen der gegenseitigen Verletzung von Patenten verurteilt. …mehr

  • Baustelle Daten-Management

    Ergebnisse CW-Umfrage

    Die vielschichtigen Herausforderungen rund um Big Data bereiten Anwendern Kopfzerbrechen, so zeigt eine exklusive Umfrage der COMPUTERWOCHE. Vor allem das Handling unstrukturierter Daten macht Schwierigkeiten.  …mehr

  • Dynamisch von Hadoop zum Retargeting mit EXASolutions

    Big Data 2012 - die besten Projekte

    Retargeting mit In-Memory-Technologie - der Hamburger Online-Marketing-Spezialist Xplosion interactive GmbH hat einen zentralen Daten-Hub als "Single Point of Truth" aufgebaut.  …mehr

  • Lieber weiterbilden als den Traumkandidaten suchen

    Der Führungstipp

    Wir haben wie viele andere Unternehmen auch Schwierigkeiten, geeignete Mitarbeiter zu finden. Unseren hohen Anspruch an die Bewerber wollen wir aber nicht herunterschrauben. Soll die Suche nach dem Ideal einer realistischeren Strategie weichen? …mehr

  • Sechs Leitlinien für eine Security-Strategie

    IT-Sicherheit

    Das Thema IT-Security ist in aller Munde. Das heißt aber noch lange nicht, dass es die nötige Wertschöpfung im Topmanagement genießen würde. Bedeutet es doch viel Aufwand mit wenig sichtbaren Effekten. Hier sind sechs Tipps, wie sich eine effiziente Security-Strategie aufsetzen lässt.  …mehr

  • Sparen mit gebrauchter Netzhardware?

    Hardware aus zweiter Hand

    Mit Einsparungen von bis zu 90 Prozent - ohne Verzicht auf Ausfallsicherheit - lockt der Anbieter Network Hardware Resale zum Einsatz gebrauchter Netzhardware. Zudem seien die Wartungskosten um 50 Prozent niedriger.  …mehr

  • Lohnt sich eine Berufsqualifizierung im Ausland?

    Fachkräftemangel und Gleichwertigkeit

    Was das Gesetz zur Verbesserung der Feststellung und Anerkennung im Ausland erworbener Berufsqualifikationen regelt.  …mehr

  • Arbeitsstätte beim Outsourcing

    Fahrtkostenentscheidung des BFH

    Unter bestimmten Umständen kann ein Arbeitnehmer nur die Pendlerpauschale geltend machen.  …mehr

  • LulzSec leader 'Sabu' granted six-month sentencing delay

    Premium-Inhalt. Former Lulz Security leader "Sabu," who turned on his colleagues to work with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, is scheduled for sentencing on Feb. 22 after a judge granted a six-month delay earlier this week.

  • Coles deploys PayPass across all stores

    Premium-Inhalt. Australian supermarket operator, Coles, has deployed MasterCard's PayPass technology across 749 stores, enabling customers with eligible credit cards to pay without having to sign or provide a personal identification number (PIN).

  • Twitter Joins the Linux Foundation

    Premium-Inhalt. It's been quite the all-star cast of companies joining the Linux Foundation over the past year or so, and next week will see the addition of another doozy.

  • Jury decides largely in Apple's favor, Samsung hit with $1B damages

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung must pay Apple just over US$1 billion for infringing several of its patents in Samsung smartphones and tablets, a California District Court jury decided on Friday.

  • Vocus begins partial phase out of Maxnet name

    Premium-Inhalt. Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) has decided to partly rebrand its recent , New Zealand IT services firm Maxnet, under the Vocus banner.

  • Jury: Samsung copied Apple's designs for iPhone and iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. After a highly complex trial lasting a month, a San Francisco jury ruled today -- after just two days of deliberation -- that Samsung willfully infringed on Apple's design patents. In its lawsuit, Apple sought billions of dollars in penalties from Samsung, an amount federal Judge Lucy Koh must now determine.

  • Breaking News: U.S. Jury Reaches Decision in Apple/Samsung Patent Case

    Premium-Inhalt. The jury in this important patent case has informed the court that they have reached a verdict. The lawyers and Judge Lucy H. Koh have reached the courtroom. Stay tuned.

  • Pogoplug Series 4: Remote Drive Access Made Simpler and Faster

    Premium-Inhalt. The Pogoplug lets you turn any USB-attached drive into a network-accessible drive. The Pogoplug Series 4 is a vast improvement over previous models, starting with the upgrade of the USB ports to the 3.0 standard. In addition, series 4 offers a SATA/USM (Universal Storage Module, such as Seagate's Expansion drives use) slot on the top of the unit and an SD Card slot.

  • DriveImage XML An Effective, If Not Polished, Imaging Program

    Premium-Inhalt. DriveImage XML isn't the only free drive imaging software on the market anymore and there are slicker solutions now available from and others, but for quick and simple imaging it fits the bill perfectly. It also has a much lighter footprint on your system than the competition.

  • Twist for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. Anyone whos ever been late arriving home or to a meeting (and that would never be me!) will appreciate , a free app by . This app does one thing very wellit tracks your location and notifies those waiting for you of your estimated time of arrival. Heres how it works:

  • SketchBook Pro relaunches with new features

    Premium-Inhalt. A new version of SketchBook Pro, the artistic toolkit application for the Mac, has made its debut on the Mac App Store, offering an interface overhaul and cloud support among other features.

  • Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes tips 101

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  • Microsoft overhauls logo in biggest change for 25 years

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft a new and streamlined corporate logo, the most radical overhaul to the company's public image in a quarter of a century.

  • Insurers cannot neglect the mobile distribution channel

    Premium-Inhalt. Insurers can no longer choose to neglect the mobile distribution channel as the latest survey by IDC Financial Insights reveals the increasing popularity of the mobile channel.

  • HP's bad quarter could prove bad for America

    Premium-Inhalt. Unless Hewlett-Packard gets quickly, Lenovo will soon become the world's number one PC maker.

  • Wall Street Journal Provides Free Wi-Fi in NYC and SF

    Premium-Inhalt. The Wall Street Journal will be providing free Wi-Fi hotspots scattered throughout New York City and San Francisco through the end of September.

  • Twitter latest big name to join Linux Foundation

    Premium-Inhalt. The Foundation will announce next week that has joined the organization, along with open source storage services company Inktank and high-performance manufacturer Servergy.

  • Facebook reveals Gehry design for ambitious new campus

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook has commissioned world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to design its first custom-built campus. Gehry is perhaps best known as the architect behind the Guggenheim Museum in Bilboa, Spain, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, and the new campus will allow both him and Facebook to make a distinctive mark on Silicon Valley.

  • Oracle GoldenGate buddies up with sibling software

    Premium-Inhalt. The story, "Oracle GoldenGate buddies up with sibling software," which posted to the wire Friday, has been removed from the wire. The story is under embargo and should not have posted when it did. Online editors are asked to remove it from their sites as soon as possible.

  • Judge Sees Nothing Unreasonable About $675,000 Music Piracy Fine

    Premium-Inhalt. A U.S. District Court judge has upheld a $675,000 fine for Joel Tenenbaum, the former Boston University student who illegally downloaded and shared 31 songs through the long-defunct service Kazaa.

  • Improve Your Media Center PC's Power Management with Away Mode

    Premium-Inhalt. Over the years I've remained a mostly steadfast fan of Windows Media Center, the baked-in software that turns your PC into an awesome companion for your TV.

  • Wall Street Beat: PC makers face rough end of year

    Premium-Inhalt. While Apple started out the week claiming a stock market record, the news was much bleaker for other manufacturers, like Dell and Hewlett-Packard, which face a slowdown in the PC arena.

  • Dell, HP say Windows 8 is trashing PC sales

    Premium-Inhalt. To hear Dell and HP tell it, the slump in PC sales can be blamed in part on 8, which won't do much to improve the situation until sometime next year.

  • Federal judges to discourage social media use by jurors

    Premium-Inhalt. Federal judges are getting new instructions on how to discourage juror use of social media via mobile or other computing devices during a trial.

  • Feds delay ICD-10 medical coding deadline for one year

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday the finalization of a rule that will delay by one year the deadline for healthcare providers to implement the ICD-10 medical coding system.

  • 5 Signs Your Cloud Service Provider Can't Handle Tier 1 Apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Migrating mission-critical applications to the cloud is fundamentally different from migrating less critical applications and processes to the cloud. Picking the right cloud hosting provider is among the most important decisions you'll make when planning the migration of your Tier 1 applications. After all, cloud providers that typically focus on developer services can quickly find themselves out of their depth when dealing with production applications.

  • God Game From Dust Lives Again as Chrome Web Store Centerpiece

    Premium-Inhalt. PC fans of God games had when publisher Ubisoft announced From Dust for PC last year. The game's designer, Eric Chani, is well known for his abstract early 90's masterpiece Another World, so the project seemed in capable hands. Moreover, he cited Peter Molyneux's classics Populous and Black & White as his primary influences, so the provenance couldn't be better. After a successful console release, it seemed little could go wrong. Unfortunately, that's not what happened. The PC port was badly botched with low framerates, no anti-aliasing support, video card compatibility issues and an overzealous that plague users to this day. There's an alternative to the console version if you want to play frustration-free, however. Just fire up Chrome and play right in your browser, courtesy of From Dust in Chrome's Web Store ($10).

  • ISOC efforts in Africa receive major boost

    Premium-Inhalt. Efforts by the Internet Society to interconnect Africa received a major boost this week from the African Union and the European Internet Exchange Association, to establish new exchanges and support existing ones, respectively.

  • Analysts downgrade 2012 chip market forecast

    Premium-Inhalt. An industry analyst firm downgraded its 2012 forecast for the global semiconductor market based on slumping economic conditions and chip revenue.

  • Aviva plans 800 job cuts – IT not ruled out

    Premium-Inhalt. UK insurer Aviva has revealed that it plans to cut up to 800 jobs in the near future and was unable to rule out losses from the IT division.

  • Forrester: Customer experience is greatest untapped source of profits

    Premium-Inhalt. Analyst firm Forrester claims that customer experience is the greatest untapped source of profits in business today, and that projects commissioned to target this are putting pressure on technology departments.

  • Outsourcing to G4S still under consideration by three police forces

    Premium-Inhalt. Three police authorities in the UK are still considering outsourcing their organisational support services to G4S, despite it coming under fire for under-supplying security staff for the London Olympic Games this summer.

  • Post Office plans implementation of ‘service towers’ worth £360m

    Premium-Inhalt. The Post Office has revealed that it plans to adopt a 'service towers model' to provide IT services across the organisation, and has issued two contracts worth up to £360 million to support these.

  • BT set to recruit 400 broadband engineers

    Premium-Inhalt. BT has announced plans to recruit an additional 400 broadband engineers, to be filled mostly by ex-armed forces personnel, after it was claimed earlier in the year by an ex-BT executive that it faced a shortage.

  • Nasdaq among exchanges hit by further trading errors

    Premium-Inhalt. Nasdaq and other exchanges cancelled trades in Peet's Coffee and Tea shares on Wednesday after erroneous orders triggered a steep rise in its share price in a matter of seconds.

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