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
Premium-Inhalt. An industry analyst firm downgraded its 2012 forecast for the global semiconductor market based on slumping economic conditions and chip revenue.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Premium-Inhalt. Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) has decided to partly rebrand its recent , New Zealand IT services firm Maxnet, under the Vocus banner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Premium-Inhalt. Unless Hewlett-Packard gets quickly, Lenovo will soon become the world's number one PC maker.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.