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  • Das Drama um Easy Software geht weiter

    Spitze teilentmachtet

    Bei der Easy Software AG sind einem Pressebericht zufolge Aufsichtsrat und Vorstand in Teilen entmachtet.  …mehr

  • Hewlett-Packard setzt auf Trend zum mobilen Hybrid-Computer

    IFA

    Gut ein Jahr nach dem Ausstieg aus der Entwicklung eines eigenen Tablet-Computers setzt PC-Marktführer Hewlett-Packard jetzt auf den Trend zu Hybrid-Geräten. …mehr

  • Splunk legt ein sauberes Quartal hin

    Aktie steigt

    Splunk, Spezialist für die Analyse von maschinenerzeugten Big Data (Logfiles und mehr), hat seine Zahlen für das erste volle Quartal nach dem Börsengang veröffentlicht.  …mehr

  • SMS-Nachfolger Joyn soll Rivalen aus dem Netz abwehren

    Whatsapp und Co

    Die schlichte SMS hat den Mobilfunkern Milliarden in die Kassen gespült. Inzwischen aber haben neue Handy-Dienste der SMS den Rang abgelaufen. Auf der IFA werben Deutsche Telekom und Vodafone für den Nachfolger Joyn. Experten aber sind skeptisch.  …mehr

  • Atari-Klassiker im Browser - auch als IE10-Showcase

    HTML5

    Atari hat eine Reihe klassischer Arcade-Spiele in HTML5 umgesetzt, so dass man sie jetzt im Browser spielen kann.  …mehr

  • Stefan Hansen bleibt bis 2018

    Lufthansa Systems

    Der Aufsichtsrat der Lufthansa Systems AG hat gestern den Vertrag von Stefan Hansen als Vorstandsvorsitzender um fünf Jahre bis zum 30. Juni 2018 verlängert.  …mehr

  • Knowledge Productization Services - SAP verlagert Schulungssysteme in die Cloud

    Best in Cloud 2012

    Mit dem Umzug seiner Education-Schulungssysteme auf eine neue Cloud-basierte Infrastruktur hat SAP mehr Flexibilität und eine höhere Skalierbarkeit erreicht. Damit tritt der größte deutsche Softwarekonzern beim diesjährigen COMPUTERWOCHE-Wettbewerb "Best in Cloud 2012" an.  …mehr

  • Netzbetreiber forcieren Ausbau der schnellen LTE-Technik

    IFA

    Erst wurden die weißen Flecken der Internet-Versorgung auf dem Land geschlossen. Jetzt geht es mit LTE in die Städte hinein. Vodafone erwartet bis 2015 eine flächendeckende Versorgung mit dem Hochgeschwindigkeitsnetz in Deutschland.  …mehr

  • Bitte Java SE 7 ASAP patchen!

    Oracle an alle

    Oracle hat außer der Reihe einen Patch für die Desktop-Version (SE) von Java 7 veröffentlicht.  …mehr

  • Web.de und GMX locken mit kostenlosem De-Mail-Grundangebot

    IFA

    Zum Start der Technik-Messe IFA haben die Online-Dienste von United Internet ihre Tarife für die De-Mail angekündigt. …mehr

  • Chefs von Apple und Google reden über Patentstreit

    Freitagsgerücht

    In den festgefahrenen Patentkrieg der Mobilfunk-Branche kommt nach der verheerenden Prozessniederlage von Samsung in den USA etwas Bewegung. …mehr

  • Die effektivsten Mind-Mapping-Tools

    Ordnung im kreativen Chaos

    Brainstorming, Prozessoptimierung, strategische Analyse, Projekt-Management: Die Anwendungsgebiete für Mind-Mapping-Tools sind so vielfältig wie das Marktangebot. Hier die Lösungen, die Sie kennen sollten.  …mehr

  • Vom Umgang mit selbstbewussten Bewerbern

    Der Führungstipp

    Eine Führungskraft erschrickt vor der Vorstellung, dass der Bewerber ihn fragt: Weshalb sollte ich zu Ihnen kommen?" Wie soll er am besten darauf reagieren? …mehr

  • iPad statt Folder - So geht CRM heute

    CRM mit SAP-Anbindung

    Aktentaschen voller Ordner und Muster waren gestern. Heute haben die Außendienstler der Hemopharm GmbH alle Informationen im Online-Zugriff.  …mehr

  • Digitaler Lebensstil auf der Straße

    Telematiksysteme

    Mit Telematiksystemen wird aus dem Auto ein rollendes Multimedia-Center. Derzeit steht die Anbindung von sozialen Medien und Google-Diensten auf der Agenda der Hersteller. Office-Anwendungen sind dagegen noch Mangelware.  …mehr

  • Sonderkündigungsschutz für Behinderte

    Fragerecht erst nach sechs Wochen

    Die Frage des Arbeitgebers nach der Schwerbehinderung des Arbeitnehmers ist erst nach einer Frist von sechs Wochen zulässig.  …mehr

  • Regify bietet elektronische Briefe mit bestehenden Mail-Adressen

    E-Postbrief und Co.

    Der E-Postbrief von der Post AG ist ein mächtiger Widersacher zu den De-Mail-Angeboten. Darüber hinaus gibt es kleinere, nicht minder interessante Angebote.  …mehr

  • Maximal eine regelmäßige Arbeitsstätte

    Keine Aufsplittung der Entfernungspauschale

    In steuerlicher Hinsicht sind mehrere Tätigkeitsstätten möglich, aber nur eine davon ist eine Arbeitsstätte, sagen die Experten von SH+C.  …mehr

  • IFA 2012 startet in schwieriger Zeit

    Smartphones, Ultrabooks, 3D TV

    Die weltgrößte Messe für Consumer Electronics und Hausgeräte öffnet heute ihre Pforten. Trotz konjunktureller Risiken geben sich die IFA-Veranstalter optimistisch.  …mehr

  • Windows 8 Hybrids Prove the Need for Microsoft's Surface

    Premium-Inhalt. After looking through the dozen or so announcements of at IFA 2012, I'm having trouble telling some of them apart.

  • iPad Mini's 'Guts' May Combine Old, New Technologies

    Premium-Inhalt. A developer of a popular mobile app believes he's discovered evidence of what the insides of the will look like and why it could sell for as low as $249.

  • Child database leak caused by error not hacking

    Premium-Inhalt. The Computerworld UK story, "Child database leak caused by error not hacking," which posted to the newswire Wednesday, has been removed from the wire at the request of Computerworld UK. Online editors are asked to remove it from their sites as soon as possible.

  • How to Prepare for IT Service Delivery of the Future

    Premium-Inhalt. Most people fear automation. Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, the "A-word" has conjured up rebellion by those who are vulnerable to replacement by machines. When you automate a job, there is a high likelihood that the machinery will reduce dependence on human interaction and may even eliminate the need for humans altogether. In the future, some IT roles will diminish in numbers and possibly disappear altogether -- but service management and automation will always need innovators and leaders.

  • Labor Day weekend: Is your AWS cloud under control?

    Premium-Inhalt. What happens behind the scenes in your cloud over Labor Day Weekend? Before you start thinking about lighting up the BBQ, make sure that your AWS cloud is under control and not creating unexpected surprises for Tuesday morning.

  • Consolidation: Think beyond virtualization, think cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

  • Lenovo's touchscreen all-in-ones with Windows 8 to start at $599

    Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo on Friday introduced a new range of all-in-one touch-screen PCs designed to run Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS, with prices for the desktops starting at US$599.

  • Samsung Shows Off Series 9 Laptop With Retina-Matching Display

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple isn't the only one that can pack the pixels into a high-end laptop. At the IFA trade show in Berlin, Samsung showed off a 13-inch Series 9 laptop with a similar pixel density to Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro.

  • How to Sync Your iDevice When the Case Gets in the Way

    Premium-Inhalt. Reader Jed wrote in with this problem:

  • IBM and Oracle present rival chips for 'big iron' servers

    Premium-Inhalt. IBM and Oracle shared more details this week about new RISC chips they're building for server customers, the Power7+ in the case of IBM and the T5 for Oracle.

  • With Galaxy S III, startup carrier Ting goes live on Sprint's LTE network

    Premium-Inhalt. Mobile startup Ting, which delivers its voice, text and data offerings over Sprint Nextel's network, has become the newest LTE service provider by shipping its first device that uses the fast 4G technology.

  • Look up Word Definitions Easily With the Dictionary.com Chrome Extension

    Premium-Inhalt. Dictionary.com Extension is for everyone who isn't blessed with a memory like the Oxford English Dictionary. If definitions don't instantly and effortlessly spring to mind and you need an authoritative reference source to look up a word without a lot of extra clicking, check out this free and useful Google Chrome browser extension. It makes the whole word definition search a breeze without having to go to the Dictionary.com site itself.

  • Control Your Music With the Palm of Your Hand Using Flutter

    Premium-Inhalt. Anyone who grew up watching the Star Wars movies knows how cool it looked to be a Jedi and control things with a simple movement of the hand. For a long time, it seemed as if this would remain firmly in the realm of science fiction along with lightsabers. Now a new app that relies on hand gestures is available for controlling your music. Called Flutter, this free Windows software lets you start and stop your music simply by showing the flat palm of your hand to your webcam.

  • Browser plug-in and website warn about data harvesting by Facebook apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Secure.me has developed a website and a browser plug-in designed to make Facebook users aware of the personal information that gets harvested by third-party applications.

  • Facebook to allow apps to send notifications to users

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook is tweaking its development platform to allow third-party applications to communicate directly with their users by sending notifications to their profiles.

  • Browser plug-in and website warn about data harvesting by Facebook apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Secure.me has developed a website and a browser plug-in designed to make Facebook users aware of the personal information that gets harvested by third-party applications.

  • NEC, JICA to support 'smart villages' in India

    Premium-Inhalt. NEC Corporation and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will start studies to support "smart village" development in agricultural areas of India, according to an announcement by NEC, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies.

  • Prognosis for medical apps is guarded

    Premium-Inhalt. In the humanoid crew members of the wore little boxes near the waistlines of their pajama-like uniforms. While their purpose wasn't explained in the film's dialogue, these were supposed to be medical telemetry devices that would periodically scan each crew member and report back to sickbay if something were remiss.

  • App Spotlight: SwiftKey 3 for Android on Sale for 99 Cents

    Premium-Inhalt. Can a single app make a major difference in your productivity? For anyone who routinely taps out lengthy emails on their phone or tablet, the answer is a resounding yes -- when that app is .

  • Bugs & Fixes: Safari Preferences solve two Safari-related glitches

    Premium-Inhalt. I recently stumbled over two Safari-related problems. In each case, specific features of a website did not work as expected. While my precise symptoms may be limited in scope, the overall problems are general ones and the solutions apply to a wide variety of similar situations.

  • How to put your movies on your media server

    Premium-Inhalt. I have a huge movie collection. It used to all be on VHS tapes, then I moved to DVDs, and now I'm slowly moving to Blu-Ray. That's all well and good, but along the way I decided I liked the convenience of making my hundreds of movies accessible from a single hard drive instead. Does this sound good to you? Here's how you, too, can put twenty boxes of DVDs into a single 2TB hard drive.

  • Capita acquires business travel firm Expotel

    Premium-Inhalt. Outsourcer Capita has acquired UK hotel, business travel and conference booking agent Expotel Group for £16 million.

  • Vaguery of 'freedom' in GOP tech platform worrying

    Premium-Inhalt. "The devil is in the details," the saying goes. True enough. But it is also true that "the devil is in the definitions." And both details and definitions are crucial to the meaning of "Internet freedom," one of the planks of the Republican Party platform approved this past Tuesday at the party's convention in Tampa.

  • Summer of Mac Gems: Here's what you missed

    Premium-Inhalt. It seems like it was just yesterday that we , where we featured a quality, inexpensive Mac app every weekday. We got through a lot of different programs, from tools for managing your Instagram photos to battery saving utilities and everything in between. In case you missed a few, here's our complete list of products from GemFest 2012.

  • Kyocera Rise Review: A Budget Android Phone Ideal for Smartphone Rookies

    Premium-Inhalt. There's nothing to "oooh" and "ahhh" about with the Kyocera Rise ($20 with a two-year contract from Sprint after a mail-in rebate; price as of August 29, 2012). This budget smartphone, which runs , has a simple design and basic hardware, and it doesn't excel in any particular category despite its wide range of functionality. However, you can't beat the price point, and the Rise is a solid option if you're looking to dip your toes into the world of smartphones. Also, it has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, which makes typing messages more convenient and also frees up space on the Rise's compact screen.

  • Iris Smart Kit: A Basic and Affordable Introduction to Home Automation

    Premium-Inhalt. In the second installment of our "" series, we'll consider Lowes' new DIY system, Iris. The big-box retailer offers three very affordable do-it-yourself kits that let you connect via the cloud to monitor, control, and (to a lesser extent) secure your home. This is one of the better efforts I've seen to bring this technology into the mainstream.

  • Free Game Friday: Three Games on Evolution

    Premium-Inhalt. This weeks roundup of free games are all about evolving. Thanks to a recent Ludum Dare 48 Hour game jam on the theme of evolution, this week has seen a cavalcade of great free games about the survival of the fittest.

  • Agent Dash for iPhone and iPad

    Premium-Inhalt. is a gesture-based action game that puts you in the well-polished shoes of an international spy. The object of the game from is similar to side-scrolling platformer you need to prolong gameplay for as long as possible without hitting an obstacle. Death is inevitable and how long youre able to dodge rocks, pits, and death traps is a matter of skill and timing.

  • The Week in iOS Apps: Look to the skies

    Premium-Inhalt. This weeks roundup of iOS apps will help you read a little better, play a little harder, and look to the skies.

  • Microsoft will allow downgrades from Windows 8 to Windows 7, Vista

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft will allow users of Windows 8 Pro to downgrade their new PCs to Windows 7 or even Vista, according to the operating system's licensing agreement.

  • European server market powers down says Gartner

    Premium-Inhalt. European server sales and shipments were well down in the second quarter, says analyst Gartner.

  • Forty Games Headed to the Windows 8 Xbox App

    Premium-Inhalt. A first wave of 40 PCs starting October 26, which is the launch date for Windows 8.

  • Disclosure of Java zero-day prompted Oracle patch, says researcher

    Premium-Inhalt. Oracle released an emergency patch on Thursday for previously unknown Java vulnerabilities that cybercriminals had targeted with popular exploit kits within hours after the bugs' existence became public.

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