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  • Cybercrime kostet fünf Millionen Euro pro Jahr

    Ponemon-Studie

    Deutsche Konzerne zahlen im Schnitt 4,8 Millionen Euro jährlich, um die Folgen erfolgreicher IT-Attacken zu beseitigen.  …mehr

  • General Motors holt ausgelagerte IT zurück

    Insourcing von 10.000 IT-Jobs

    Der Auto-Konzern General Motors (GM) startet ein großes Insourcing-Projekt. Er will bis zu 10.000 IT-Jobs zurückholen. Viele Berater wundern sich über Umfang und Ausrichtung.  …mehr

  • Gewinn-Erosion bei Smartphone-Hersteller HTC setzt sich fort

    102,7 Millionen Euro Gewinn

    Der Smartphone-Hersteller HTC muss im heftigen Wettbewerb der Branche weiter Federn lassen.  …mehr

  • Apple ordert mehr als zehn Millionen Einheiten

    iPad Mini

    Apple rechnet offenbar mit einer starken Nachfrage nach dem iPad Mini. Zulieferer von Bauteilen für das kleine Apple-Tablet haben Aufträge für mehr als zehn Millionen Geräte erhalten, berichtet das Wall Street Journal. …mehr

  • IT-Lösungen für die Energiewende gesucht

    Gründerwettbewerb

    Der Gründerwettbewerb CODE_n geht in eine neue Runde. Die 50 besten IT-Lösungen für eine nachhaltige Energieversorgung können sich auf der CeBIT im März 2013 präsentieren.  …mehr

  • Samsung Galaxy Camera ab Ende Oktober erhältlich

    Mit Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

    Samsung wird die Kompaktkamera Galaxy Camera Ende Oktober in den deutschen Handel bringen. Die Digitalkamera bietet Datenschnittstellen wie Wlan, UMTS und LTE, allerdings keine Telefoniefunktion. …mehr

  • Führender Nokia-Manager verlässt Unternehmen

    Kurz vor Start des Lumia 920

    Wenige Wochen vor der wichtigsten Produkteinführung des Jahres hat ein führender Nokia -Manager das finnische Unternehmen verlassen.  …mehr

  • SoftMaker 2012 für Linux, openSUSE für ARM und LibreOffice 3.6.2

    Open-Source-Rückblick für KW 40

    Die KDE- und LibreOffice-Teams haben Wartungs-Versionen ausgegeben. SoftMaker bietet besonders günstige Versionen für Schüler und Studenten an.  …mehr

  • E-Reader kommen an

    Bitkom-Erhebung

    Der Absatz von E-Readern wie der "Kindle" von Amazon, "Reader" von Sony oder "eBook" vom Weltbild-Verlag wächst rasant - allerdings von einem bescheidenen Niveau aus startend.  …mehr

  • Tower - Anspruchsvolles Git-Tool für den Mac

    Kleine Helfer

    "Tower" ist ein professioneller Git-Client für Mac OS X, der in Sachen Bedienkomfort und Funktionalität kaum Wünsche offenlässt.  …mehr

  • Telekom und 1&1 wollen mehr vom De-Mail-Umsatz

    Verhandlungen mit Deutscher Post angekündigt

    Die Deutsche Post soll künftige De-Mail-Einnahmen anteilig abgeben, weil der Service die Telekom- und 1&1-Infrastruktur übermäßig beansprucht. 1&1 kündigte entsprechende Verhandlungen an.  …mehr

  • Google startet YouTube-Kanäle in Deutschland

    Zum Jahresende zwölf Spartenangebote

    Ab Jahresende wird Google in Deutschland produzierte Videokanäle zu Themen wie Sport, Gesundheit und Comedy via Youtube anbieten.  …mehr

  • Forrester und Gartner - 5 CRM-Trends

    CRM mutiert zu CXM

    Cloud, Mobile IT und Big Data wirken sich auch auf CRM aus. Doch Forrester wie und Gartner mahnen dabei zu Nüchternheit und Pragmatismus.  …mehr

  • Magnus - minimalistischer iPad-Ständer aus Aluminium

    Gadget des Tages

    Für alle, die ihr iPad möglichst ansprechend auf dem Schreibtisch platzieren möchten, bietet Ten One Design den Magnus iPad-Ständer. …mehr

  • Mit DCIM das RZ in den Griff bekommen

    Data Center Infrastructure Management

    Lösungen für das Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) optimieren die Prozesse im RZ und helfen, den Energiebedarf zu senken. …mehr

  • Mit iSCSI Storage-Kosten sparen

    Marktübersicht iSCSI-Lösungen

    Lesen Sie in unserer Marktübersicht, was die iSCSI-Lösungen der Storage-Hersteller zu bieten haben. …mehr

  • Hyper-V - Abweichende Uhrzeit von Gastsystemen korrigieren

    Tipp für Virtualisierung

    Wer die Microsoft-Virtualisierungslösung Hyper-V einsetzt, stellt fest, dass die Systemuhr von Gastbetriebssystemen binnen kürzester Zeit um mehrere Minuten abweicht. Das betrifft sowohl Windows- als auch Linux-Gäste.  …mehr

  • iPad & Co. verdrängen PC bis 2015

    Kindle Fire und Samsung Galaxy

    Die Absatzkurve für Tablets zeigt steil nach oben, der PC-Markt tritt auf der Stelle. Das ergaben Studien von der Yankee Group und Gartner. …mehr

  • Was ist neu bei EVB-IT System?

    Einkaufsregeln bei der öffentliche Hand

    Die Einkaufsregeln der öffentlichen Hand liegen endlich in einer zwischen Staat und Wirtschaft abgestimmten Version vor. Sie ändern sich vor allem in fünf Punkten.  …mehr

  • Lieber beflügeln statt auf die Stimmung drücken

    CW-Kommentar

    Vielleicht nehmen die CIOs den Auftrag zum Sparen ja ernster als das Business. So könnte man jedenfalls mutmaßen, wenn man die jüngste IDC-Umfrage anschaut. …mehr

  • 3 Ratschläge für eine gute Präsentation

    Optik, Gestik und Inhalt

    Was macht man vor Publikum mit den Händen, wo guckt man hin? Beraterin Ulla Wiegand gibt Tipps für einen gelungenen Vortrag.  …mehr

  • Hack in the Box kicks off jam-packed security conference

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to incorrect information from a source, the story "Hack in the Box kicks off jam-packed security conference" posted Monday contained an incorrect title in the ninth paragraph. The story has been fixed on the wire, and the corrected paragraph follows:

  • Hack in the Box kicks off jam-packed security conference

    Premium-Inhalt. will host its 10th security conference this week in Kuala Lumpur featuring an all-star cast of hacking luminaries and a cutting-edge program.

  • In social media battle, Obama beats Romney

    Premium-Inhalt. President Barack Obama is more savvy about using social networks during the presidential campaign than his Republican opponent Gov.Mitt Romney.

  • Chinese telecom firms pose national security threat, US committee finds

    Premium-Inhalt. After a year-long investigation, a U.S. congressional committee on Monday concluded that Chinese telecommunication equipment vendors Huawei Technologies and ZTE pose a security threat to the U.S., with lawmakers advising U.S. private-sector firms to not buy networking gear from the companies.

  • Facebook's phone search can be abused to find people's numbers, researchers say

    Premium-Inhalt. Attackers can abuse Facebook's phone search feature to find valid phone numbers and the name of their owners, according to security researchers.

  • House Intelligence Committee report blasts Huawei, ZTE as threats to U.S. national security

    Premium-Inhalt. China-based Huawei and ZTE pose a national- threat to the U.S. because of spying and stealing of data that could be done on behalf of the Chinese government through any network based on vendors' network service provider gear, according to an investigative report issued Monday by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee.

  • Fact or fiction? A brief look at rash of Android rumors

    Premium-Inhalt. A recent story from the widely read site detailed several major changes and innovations coming to the Play store, Nexus line of devices, and Version 4.2 -- which was said to be on the way in a month.

  • iPad Mini rumor and news roundup: Apple reportedly ordering up 10M units for Q4

    Premium-Inhalt. The Wall Street Journal that , according to supply chain sources, has directed component makers to cook up some 10 million Mini tablets in Q4.

  • Microsoft: Expect 100,000 Win 8 apps by Feb. 1; 400M devices by July

    Premium-Inhalt. has set some ambitious goals for 8 -- 400 million devices in customer hands by next July and more than 100,000 stocked in the Windows Store by the end of January, according to a top Microsoft sales exec.

  • Microsoft speeds up IE10 Flash patching, matches Google

    Premium-Inhalt. Adobe today issued a surprise update for Flash Player that patched 25 critical vulnerabilities in the ubiquitous media software.

  • NASA, SpaceX launch new era of space travel

    Premium-Inhalt. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Sunday night, marking a new chapter in America's space program.

  • Medical privacy threatened by loophole in draft EU data protection law, professor warns

    Premium-Inhalt. A "huge loophole" is being carved in the European Union's upcoming data protection regulation, according Ross Anderson, a professor of security engineering at the University of Cambridge in England.

  • Apple quietly improving iOS 6 Maps

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple has been quietly improving its widely criticised iOS 6 Maps app, according to new reports.

  • RIM's PlayBook tablet pulled from US online stores

    Premium-Inhalt. Models of Research in Motion's PlayBook tablet have been pulled from online stores of some top retailers in the U.S. and Canada, a move one analyst said could be a sign that the company is readying a successor tablet.

  • Apple acknowledges iPhone 5 purple haze, tells users to shield lens or change camera position

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple has publicly responded to owners' (also described as fringing, halo, flare) issue spotted in photographs taken with the device.

  • After FTC crackdown, users chronicle tech support scam calls

    Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) action last week against Indian scammers posing as Microsoft technical support has prompted users to relate their tales of woe.

  • IT job numbers decline for first time in 25 months

    Premium-Inhalt. Last week's jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed better-than-expected results, including a sizable drop in the national unemployment rate to 7.8% from 8.1%. But for the IT industry, September was a big disappointment. After -- including 36,300 jobs added in July and August alone -- the IT industry lost 1,700 jobs in September.

  • Cisco said to cut ties with China's ZTE

    Premium-Inhalt. has reportedly cut ties with Chinese telecom vendor ZTE after .

  • NAS appliances: Not just raw storage anymore

    Premium-Inhalt. When we did a roundup of network-attached sstorage devices seven years ago, the products boasted an amazing (for the time) 1TB of disk space. This time around, we're testing six units that sport 8TB or larger storage capacities. While the disk space has exploded, the investment remains modest, sometimes at a lower actual dollar figure than the first batch back in 2005.

  • Microsoft pitches new $10,000 H-1B visas

    Premium-Inhalt. When the recession hit in 2008, Congress and big tech employers mostly shelved the idea of creating more H-1B visas to combat what some described as a skills shortage. This year, however, proposals for overhauling work visa programs have re-emerged as demand for H-1B visas has strengthened.

  • Storage systems get supersized

    Premium-Inhalt. On the first full day of VMworld in San Francisco in August, five-year-old storage vendor Scale Computing launched a new storage appliance that eliminates the entire I/O storage network that resides between servers and storage. Instead, the appliance uses powerful processors that are capable of hosting multiple virtual machines in the same storage box. The appliance requires no virtualization software and no external storage, which could cut storage costs by as much as 75% for small and midsize businesses with limited resources and storage expertise.

  • How to share documents with iCloud

    Premium-Inhalt. The new dream in computing is keeping all of your files in "the cloud," on remote servers that you can access from anywhere at any time. Apple's cloud-based syncing and storage service, iCloud, debuted in June 2011. Still, only since the release of OS X Mountain Lion that enough applications have started to support iCloud document syncing for this feature to be useful. Working with iCloud is fairly simple, but you need to know the ground rules if you plan to start storing your documents in the cloud.

  • Why Putting Your Data Center in Canada Makes Sense

    Premium-Inhalt. There are a lot of myths about Canada-most related to the country's climate-but these misconceptions actually leave some wondering if Canada might be a good location for a data center.

  • The 2012 InfoWorld/Forrester Enterprise Architecture Awards

    Premium-Inhalt. The Enterprise Architecture Award, now in its third year, recognizes organizations whose architectural excellence has had major business impact. Presented by InfoWorld, Forrester Research, and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture, this year's Awards highlight the importance of developing a common framework for business and technology within which enterprise architects and their allies can plan and execute transformational change.

  • Most government agencies to adopt IPv6 by year's end: AGIMO

    Premium-Inhalt. The Australian government says agencies have made "good progress" toward enabling IPv6 by year end. However, Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU) President Narelle Clark said she has doubts that this will happen without a formal mandate like the one in the US.

  • Xerox Mobile Scanner: A Versatile Companion for Business Travelers

    Premium-Inhalt. If you need to digitize printed documents or photos while on the go, the fits the bill--and it does so with a twist. About the size of a roll of aluminum foil and weighing about 1.5 pounds, this $250 (as of March 8, 2012) can turn printed items into PDFs or JPGs, and then send them wirelessly to a PC, a mobile device, or the Web in a matter of seconds.

  • City of Barcelona consolidates VDI with Windows Server 2012

    Premium-Inhalt. The City of Barcelona is using Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V to consolidate its existing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), based on VMware and Citrix Server, and give employees a better user experience.

  • Apple extends iCloud storage upgrades

    Premium-Inhalt. If you had a MobileMe account for online storage, Apple has good news for you: The complimentary extension of storage services that was has been extended by one year, according to an .

  • Online life after death faces legal uncertainty

    Premium-Inhalt. When people die in the real world, their online alter egos may live on, creating an unusual situation for those who only knew them through their online presence. The law is only beginning to address this limbo state, and fragmented privacy legislation provides no conclusive answer to the question of who should be allowed to access or delete someone's social networking profile or email correspondence after they die, a panel discussion at the Amsterdam Privacy Conference concluded.

  • Security Manager's Journal: A new look at vulnerability scanners

    Premium-Inhalt. In my last column, I wrote about the that was making headlines at the time. In my search for countermeasures, I discovered that my company runs many different version of Java -- and for various reasons, those different versions may be necessary for the functionality of the applications that rely on Java.

  • Polycom aims browser-based cloud videoconferencing at enterprises, carriers

    Premium-Inhalt. Polycom plans to break down one more set of barriers to videoconferencing early next year with a cloud-based software platform that can set up sessions with anyone who uses Facebook, Skype, or certain other online services.

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