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  • Infineon erwartet Gewinneinbruch und plant Sparprogramm

    Halbleiter

    Der Halbleiterkonzern Infineon stellt sich auf einen Gewinneinbruch im kommenden Quartal ein und hat ein Sparprogramm angekündigt. …mehr

  • Der neue EVB-IT-Systemvertrag ist verabschiedet

    Öffentliche Hand

    Das Vertragsmuster liegt nun in einer neuen Version vor. Es gilt für komplexe IT-Systeme, deren Erstellung erhebliche Anpassungen erfordern.  …mehr

  • Hitachi speichert Daten für die Ewigkeit

    In Quarzglas

    Hitachi hat eine Speichertechnik vorgestellt, die Daten hunderte Millionen Jahre aufbewahren können soll.  …mehr

  • Deutsche Firmen sind Mobile-Testing-Weltmeister

    Quality Report

    Nur ein knappes Drittel der Unternehmen weltweit testet mobile Applikationen systematisch. In Deutschland liege dieser Anteil noch am höchsten, so eine aktuelle Untersuchung.  …mehr

  • Bisher nichts bei iPhone-Karten unternommen

    Google

    Google hat bisher nichts unternommen, um seine Karten wieder über eine App auf Apple-Geräten mit dem aktuellen Betriebssystem iOS 6 zugänglich zu machen. …mehr

  • Foxconn-Werk läuft nach Massenschlägerei wieder

    China

    Das wegen schwerer Krawalle geschlossene Werk des Apple-Auftragsfertigers Foxconn läuft nach einem Tag wieder. …mehr

  • Bedingt revolutionär

    Top 100 - 2012

    Einmal mehr ist Krisenzeit. Auch für ITK-Unternehmen. HP will sich von acht Prozent der weltweiten Belegschaft trennen. Google holzt bei der zugekauften Motorola. Alcatel-Lucent kündigt den Abbau von 5000 Stellen an. Lexmark sieht sich zum Stellenabbau gezwungen. Der taiwanische Hersteller HTC ebenfalls. Unruhige Zeiten weltweit. …mehr

  • Mit Sicherheit ans schnelle Geld

    Top 100 - IT-Security-Markt 2012

    Wer alles über sein Netz weiß, darf sich sicher fühlen? Von wegen: Selbst die totale Überwachung schützt nur begrenzt. Im IT-Security-Umfeld lässt sich dank immerwährender Unsicherheit deshalb gut Geld verdienen. …mehr

  • Die Top 100 der ITK-Branche

    Top 100 - ITK-Unternehmen 2012

    Beim Blick auf die diesjährige Top100-Liste der in Deutschland agierenden ITK-Unternehmen mit dem höchsten hierzulande fakturierten Umsatz fällt auf: Es war wohl das Jahr der IT-Dienstleister. …mehr

  • Anwender nehmen BI selbst in die Hand

    Top 100 - Business Intelligence 2012

    Anbieter von Business-Intelligence-Lösungen (BI) haben Hochkonjunktur. Unternehmen, die gute Geschäfte machen wollen, sind darauf angewiesen, ihre Daten im Griff zu haben und möglichst effizient zu handhaben. Doch im Zeitalter von Big Data braucht es dafür die richtigen Werkzeuge. Das lässt die Kassen der Softwarehersteller klingeln.  …mehr

  • Cloud ist nicht gleich Cloud

    Top 100 - Cloud Computing 2012

    Keine Frage: Cloud Computing ist nicht nur als Theoriediskussion in den IT-Zentralen angekommen. Die Wolke ist Wirklichkeit geworden in deutschen Unternehmen. Aber Cloud ist nicht gleich Cloud.  …mehr

  • Chancen in der Nische

    Top 100 - IT-Dienstleister 2012

    Für flexible IT-Dienstleister tun sich lukrative Märkte im Geschäft mit Vertikal- und Speziallösungen auf. …mehr

  • Der Feind in meinem Markt

    Top 100 - PC-Markt 2012

    Neidisch schielen die PC-Hersteller auf ihre Kollegen aus dem Tablet-Business. Während die Anbieter der Flachmänner Verkaufsrekorde feiern, dümpelt das Geschäft mit klassischen Desktops und Notebooks vor sich hin.  …mehr

  • Speichern bleibt spannend

    Top100 - Storage 2012

    Daten nicht nur zu verwalten, sondern gewinnbringend zu nutzen, ist das Ziel von immer mehr Unternehmen. Den Umgang mit Big Data finden Anwender deshalb interessanter als reine Storage-Trends.  …mehr

  • Licht und Schatten im Smartphone-Markt

    Top 100 - Smartphone 2012

    Das Interesse an Smartphones ist konstant hoch, doch davon profitieren nur wenige Anbieter. Während es Apple und Samsung bestens geht, darben Nokia und Research in Motion.  …mehr

  • Enterprise-Software muss einfacher werden

    Top 100 - Business-Software 2012

    Viele Anwender sind aufwendige Softwareprojekte mit ungewissem Ausgang und komplexe Applikationslandschaften leid. Neue Paradigmen wie Cloud Computing versprechen Abhilfe. Doch es wird noch dauern, bis sich Anbieter und Anwender ganz auf das kommende Softwarezeitalter eingestellt haben.  …mehr

  • Apple TV lernt eine Menge dazu

    Software-Update

    Apple hat seinem 109 Euro teuren Steaming-Böxchen "Apple TV" per Software-Aktualisierung eine Menge neuer Funktionen spendiert.  …mehr

  • YouTube ist zurück auf dem iPhone

    Eigene App

    Nachdem Apple seine YouTube-App in iOS 6 ersatzlos gestrichen hat, liefert die Webvideo-Tochter von Google nun ihre eigene.  …mehr

  • Mit Wordpress in sozialen Medien publizieren

    Kleine Helfer

    Wie man mit Wordpress-Plug-ins automatisch in Twitter und Facebook postet.  …mehr

  • Facebook-Aktie bricht erneut ein

    "Barron's"-Kursziel 15 Dollar

    Die Facebook-Aktie hat einen der schwärzesten Tage seit dem Börsengang im Mai hinter sich. …mehr

  • IBM übernimmt britischen Big-Data-Spezialisten

    Butterfly Software

    Der IT-Konzern IBM verstärkt sich im Trendgeschäft Big Data mit externer Kompetenz aus England. …mehr

  • Windows 8 ist für Microsoft ein riskantes Spiel

    Gartner

    Microsoft beschreitet mit seinem neuen Betriebssystem Windows 8 nach Einschätzung der Marktforscher von Gartner einen sehr riskanten, aber notwendigen Weg. …mehr

  • i-Control - Fernbedienung für iPad, iPod und Android-Systeme

    Gadget des Tages

    Für alle, die jede unnötige Bewegung gerne vermeiden, bietet PhotoFast mit i-Control eine universelle Fernbedienung für iPad, iPod und Android-Systeme. …mehr

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 im Test

    Tablet und Smartphone in einem

    Das Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 ist kleines Tablet und großes Smartphone in einem. Steckt das 7-Zoll-Tablet die kommende Konkurrenz von Amazon und Google in die Tasche? Der Test sagt es Ihnen.  …mehr

  • Wie Sie von IPv4 auf IPv6 migrieren

    Ratgeber IPv6-Einführung

    IPv6 hält Einzug. Lesen Sie hier, worauf Sie bei Routern, Switches und Betriebssystemen unbedingt achten müssen.  …mehr

  • CIOs - Denken Sie wie Ihr Nachfolger

    Karriere-Tipp für CIOs

    Wer einen nachhaltigen Eindruck hinterlassen will, muss die Dinge richtig tun, aber noch wichtiger ist es, die richtigen Dinge zu tun. Aber welche sind das?  …mehr

  • Business-Marktplatz der Telekom

    CW-Serie: Business-App-Stores

    Der Carrier ist in Sachen App Stores in einer zwiespältigen Situation: Er ist Anbieter und Anwender zugleich. Über den Business Marketplace vermarktet er Services, intern betreibt er einen eigenen Enterprise App Store.  …mehr

  • Wie man die Lizenzverwaltung effizienter macht

    Flughafen Köln/Bonn

    Mit Hilfe eines Software-Asset-Managements spart die Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH (FKB) bares Geld. So lief das Einführungsprojekt.  …mehr

  • FTC should examine Facebook-Datalogix partnership, privacy group says

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should analyze Facebook's relationship with a data marketer to ensure it doesn't violate the social networking site's recently approved settlement, the Electronic Privacy Information Center said Monday.

  • Error led to spy agency interception of Megaupload communications

    Premium-Inhalt. One of New Zealand's intelligence agencies spied on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom after it was given erroneous information on his immigration status, believing he was a foreign national.

  • Lab Tests: How long does the iPhone 5's battery last?

    Premium-Inhalt. Given some of the iPhone 5's other improvements--thinner body, larger screen, and greater number of pixels to illuminate--it wouldn't seem that the new phone could also match, much less exceed, its predecessor's battery life. And, in fact, it doesn't, though it comes close.

  • HP pairs Autonomy Idol with Trim records management

    Premium-Inhalt. The story "HP pairs Autonomy Idol with Trim records management," which ran on the wire Monday, misspelled the name of Dan Carmel.

  • Microsoft Office 2013: Best New Features for the Enterprise

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has given its venerable Office suite a major revamping and the new version -- now in beta testing and due out next year -- packs a number of new and enhanced features that should be of interest to IT pros and knowledge workers.

  • Terracotta, Tokutek update data storage technologies

    Premium-Inhalt. Java caching software provider Terracotta and database provider Tokutek have each released new offerings designed to entice organizations to try new ways of storing data, from running in-memory databases to using Solid State Disks (SSDs) to speed performance.

  • Chrome browser gets tuned for gaming

    Premium-Inhalt. Google on Tuesday released a Chrome upgrade that improves how the browser renders 3D applications, including mouse-controlled games.

  • Troubled Yahoo gets a new CFO

    Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo will replace CFO Tim Morse this fall in what may be the latest move by recently appointed CEO Marissa Mayer to put her own mark on the company's leadership.

  • Self-driving cars a reality for 'ordinary people' within 5 years, says Google's Sergey Brin

    Premium-Inhalt. Google is known for setting ambitious targets for itself, and it's apparently making no exception for self-driving cars. Such "autonomous vehicles" will be a reality for "ordinary people" in less than five years, Google CEO Sergey Brin said on Tuesday.

  • My Book VelociRaptor Duo pricey but fast and feature-rich

    Premium-Inhalt. With the introduction of the , Western Digital adds another -ready model to its growing line of My Book desktop storage devices. The VelociRaptor Duo takes Western Digital's and gives it a significant performance boost by replacing WD's drive mechanisms with its mechanisms. With these 10,000-rpm drives inside--to go along with the 10 Gbps Thunderbolt connectivity--the VelociRaptor Duo is intended to rival the performance of solid state drives, and in our tests, it proved to be more than a worthy competitor.

  • Fluance FiSDK500 speaker dock offers good sound, attractive design

    Premium-Inhalt. Fluance's --let's just call it the FiSDK500--is a big, serious-looking system. And it sounds good, too.

  • Apple allows online reservations for in-store pickups of iPhone 5

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple customers can now for in-store pickup the next day at their nearest Apple Store.

  • How to report problems in iOS 6's Maps

    Premium-Inhalt. iOS 6's Maps don't currently quite have the same breadth of information as its Google-powered predecessor, if I may be permitted to indulge in a bit of understatement. But, , the system is in part crowdsourced--"the more people use it, the better it will get," the company told us last week.

  • BookBook Vol 2 (for New iPad/iPad 2)

    Premium-Inhalt. Twelve South's $80 looks awesome--it reminds me of the collection of Encyclopedia Britannica's from the 1970s my dad still keeps in his ofce. Although this folio-style case looks stunning, there are some aws with the case that the beautiful exterior couldn't make up for.

  • Cisco CEO Chambers hints at retirement

    Premium-Inhalt. Cisco CEO says he may retire in two to four years and named several executives who could succeed him, .

  • Why smaller apps are centered on the iPhone 5 screen

    Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone 5 sports a taller screen than any iPhone that came before it. to ready their apps for that new screen. Many were unable to do so before the iPhone's launch last Friday--and some perhaps never will. Those apps that haven't been redesigned to accommodate the iPhone 5's taller screen will still run; they'll simply run letterboxed: The app will appear centered on your iPhone's screen in portrait mode, with black bars above and below it.

  • iOS App Review: Geo Walk HD lets kids explore the world, but with limitations

    Premium-Inhalt. When , my verdict was this: This app is undoubtedly cool, with its interactive globe and world facts, but it is limited. A year and several rounds of app updates later, that verdict can be revised, but only slightly: is a little bit cooler, a little less limited, and overall, a better value than it was in 2011.

  • How to Track Cost Allocation for Cloud Apps

    Premium-Inhalt. One of the most interesting aspects of cloud computing is the way it changes cost allocation over the lifetime of an application. Many people understand that pay-as-you go is an attractive cost model, but fail to understand the implications that the new cost allocation model imposes on IT organizations.

  • Need to tune up your browser? Firefox Health Report can help

    Premium-Inhalt. It's no secret that can vary dramatically across installations thanks to differences in configuration and customization, among numerous other factors.

  • The Rolodex, fax machines, and other things that may soon be extinct

    Premium-Inhalt. Evolution is a harsh reality of technology. There is constantly a "next best thing" on the horizon, and brand new gadgets often seem obsolete by the time you get them out of the box. There are some concepts and technologies, though, which have outlived their usefulness years ago, and should probably be extinct but refuse to die.

  • ReadCube: An excellent all-in-one tool for organizing, finding, reading and annotating PDF articles

    Premium-Inhalt. PDF library organization is important if you're a student or a scholar. Enter new kid on the block ReadCube, a free Adobe AIR app currently in public beta. ReadCube offers a comprehensive, all-in-one solution for organizing, finding and reading articles. It's a worthy competitor to Zotero and Mendeley.

  • How to encrypt your cloud storage for free

    Premium-Inhalt. If you want something done right, you need to do it yourself. That may sound like a trite cliche, but the maxim rings true when it comes to securing files that you've stored online: A handful of recent incidents--including breaches of and --underscores the fact that even with built-in encryption and SSL transfers, cloud storage providers can't perfectly ensure the sanctity of your data.

  • IBM CEO Virginia Rometty elected chairman

    Premium-Inhalt. IBM announced on Tuesday that its president and CEO, Virginia Rometty, would become chairman starting Oct. 1.

  • Are printer companies gouging us on laser toner pricing?

    Premium-Inhalt. Your monochrome laser printer is supposed to be stress-free: sturdy, reliable, less complicated than a color laser, and not as costly to run as a color inkjet. Unfortunately, however, you may be paying considerably more to keep your laser printer filled with toner these days than you did earlier in the printer's life.

  • Big data analytics computing requires a 'maverick fabric' network

    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.

  • Once a basher, now a believer, Oracle chief Larry Ellison has come full circle on cloud computing

    Premium-Inhalt. No longer disparaging, Oracle czar Larry Ellison now sings the praises of cloud computing.

  • Gartner: Windows 8 is a must-win gamble by Microsoft

    Premium-Inhalt. Gartner is elevating Windows 8 to a must-win gamble by Microsoft if it wants to matter in the evolving world of personal devices, according to a Gartner special report.

  • Facebook privacy snafu turns out to be false alarm, but maybe it's time for some housekeeping

    Premium-Inhalt. On Monday, some Facebook users were : private messages from 2009 were showing up on their Timelines as public wall posts.

  • FCC Chief Says Broadband Key to Economic Success, Defends Net Neutrality

    Premium-Inhalt. The country's top communications regulator Tuesday made the case that high-speed, ubiquitous broadband is an essential ingredient for robust economic growth, arguing forcefully that the government has a role to play in facilitating infrastructure expansion and fostering competition.

  • Adobe launches Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11

    Premium-Inhalt. Adobe has announced version 11 of its Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements desktop software for Mac and Windows. This photo and video editing duo--joined by a free helper app called the Organizer--lets users manage, edit, create, and share photos and videos in a variety of ways. Both are shipping now.

  • Forrester: Push BI vendors for details on Hadoop integration

    Premium-Inhalt. Enterprises should ask a lot of questions when a vendor touts its business intelligence (BI) products as being fully integrated with Hadoop.

  • Microsoft drills down on archiving capabilities of new Exchange

    Premium-Inhalt. New and improved archiving capabilities in Exchange 2013 make it easier for IT administrators to store and manage messages, and improve accessibility for end users, Microsoft said Tuesday at its Exchange Conference in Orlando.

  • SAP customers must act quickly to avoid higher support fees

    Premium-Inhalt. The fifth paragraph of the story "SAP customers must act quickly to avoid higher support fees," posted to the wire Sept. 18, has been modified to reflect new information about SAP's pricing policy. The story has been modified on the wire and the fifth paragraph now reads:

  • Virgin Media in talks with EE over launching 4G services

    Premium-Inhalt. Virgin Media has confirmed that it is in talks with EE to launch 4G services on its newly rolled out long term evolution (LTE) networks.

  • Bank writes off debt for school technology lease scam

    Premium-Inhalt. Clydesdale Bank has agreed to write off millions of pounds worth of debt following a lease scam that led to hundreds of schools paying up to ten times the going rate for computers and photocopiers.

  • Cable plans new bank to boost lending to high-growth SMEs

    Premium-Inhalt. Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable, has revealed details of a new government-backed bank which plans to boost lending to small and medium sized business (SMBs) that operate in high-growth industries.

  • Oracle likely to announce Exadata sequel soon

    Premium-Inhalt. Many signs suggest that Oracle is about to introduce a next-generation version of the Exadata database machine, the first and apparently most successful of its "engineered systems" that combine Oracle software with servers, networking and storage.

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