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Meldungen vom 11.10.2012

  • Rapportive verrät manches über E-Mail-Versender

    Kleine Helfer

    Wenn man eine E-Mail von einem Unbekannten erhält, wünscht man sich manchmal mehr Informationen über den Absender. "Rapportive" liefert Google-Mail-Nutzern Antworten auf solche Fragen.  …mehr

  • Eco-Verband kritisiert ICANN-Pläne

    Datenspeicherung widerspricht deutschem Recht

    Der Verband der deutschen Internet-Wirtschaft warnt: Das zentrale Speichern von persönlichen Daten aller Domain-Inhabern, so wie ICANN es plant, widerspreche deutschem Recht.  …mehr

  • Japaner wollen angeblich Sprint Nextel kaufen

    Drittgrößter US-Mobilfunker vor Übernahme

    Bewegung auf US-Mobilfunk-Markt: Erst will T-Mobile USA einen kleinen Konkurrenten schlucken, jetzt steht der japanische Softbank-Konzern angeblich vor dem Kauf von Sprint Nextel .  …mehr

  • Verschärfte Qualitäts-Kontrollen führen zu Wartezeiten

    iPhone 5

    Das Wirtschaftsportal Bloomberg berichtet, verschärfe Qualitätskontrollen bei der Fertigung seien Schuld an den langen Wartezeiten auf das iPhone 5. Bloomberg beruft sich dabei auf Gespräche mit einer anonymen Quelle aus dem Umfeld. …mehr

  • HTC verabschiedet sich vom US-Tablet-Markt

    Kaum Chancen im iPad-Heimatland

    HTC wird auf absehbare Zeit keine Tablets mehr in den USA verkaufen. Der taiwanische Hersteller behält sich allerdings Optionen für eine Rückkehr in den US-Markt offen, sobald man dem Apple iPad etwas entgegen zu setzen habe.  …mehr

  • "Kampf zwischen Android und Apple prägt die Industrie"

    Google-Chairman Eric Schmidt

    In einem Interview mit "AllThingsD" sprach der Ex-Google-Chef über die Patentkriege, das Kräftemessen zwischen iOS und Android, das Karten-Debakel von Apple und die "Gang of Four".  …mehr

  • Petition gegen Leistungsschutzrecht gescheitert

    Online-Aufruf der Piraten

    Ein von der Priatenpartei gestarteter Online-Aufruf gegen das Leistungsschutzrecht hat das Ziel von 50.000 Stimmen deutlich verfehlt. …mehr

  • "Dieser Vorfall war mir eine Lehre fürs Leben"

    RSA-Vorstand Tom Heiser im CW-Interview

    Auf der RSA Conference Europe wurde deutlich, dass die Security Division von EMC ihre informationszentrierte Unternehmensstrategie forciert. Geschäftsführer Thomas Heiser stand uns Rede und Antwort, auch zu eigenen Fehlern. …mehr

  • Sophos Free Encryption - Kostenlose Datenverschlüsselung für Profis

    Kleine Helfer

    Das Sicherheits-Tool "Sophos Free Encryption" für Windows ermöglicht es Anwendern, einzelne Dateien und ganze Verzeichnisse im Nu zu verschlüsseln, zu archivieren und sicher per E-Mail zu versenden.  …mehr

  • Online-Speicher Box meidet vorerst den Börsengang

    IPO erst 2013 überlegenswert

    Frühestens Ende 2013 will der Betreiber des Online-Datenspeichers Box an die Börse. Die Finanzierung des Startups deutet auf einen Firmenwert von 1,2 Milliarden Dollar hin.  …mehr

  • "Für Sicherheit gibt es keine Endstation"

    SSL-Erfinder Elgamal

    Taher Elgamal begann seine Karriere als Kryptograf vor über 30 Jahren und gilt als der Erfinder von SSL. Im Gespräch mit der COMPUTERWOCHE skizziert er seine Sicherheitsphilosophie und betont wie wichtig es sei, die richtigen Risiken einzugehen.  …mehr

  • EBay will Kundendaten stärker nutzen

    Individuelle Services geplant

    Der Online-Händler Ebay wird die Daten seiner registrierten Anwender intensiver für eine individuelle Ansprache auswerten.  …mehr

  • PC-Verkauf schrumpft stark vor Start von Windows 8

    HP verliert Marktanteile

    Der PC-Verkauf ist im dritten 2012 deutlich eingebrochen. Die Kunden warten auf Windows 8.  …mehr

  • Xpress - sparsamer Browser für Windows Phone

    Browser-Alternative von Nokia

    Nokia bastelt an einem eigenen Browser für Windows Phone, der deutlich effizienter sein soll als sein Microsoft-Gegenstück. Lumia-Besitzer könne ab sofort am Test der App teilnehmen.  …mehr

  • Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 - Streaming-Lautsprecher-System mit eigenwilligem Design

    Gadget des Tages

    Bang & Olufsen präsentiert mit dem BeoPlay A9 ein kabelloses Lautsprecher-System mit ungewöhnlichem Design. …mehr

  • Recruiting über soziale Medien ist die Ausnahme

    Fachkräftemangel

    Nirgends ist der Fachkräftemangel ausgeprägter als in der IT. Dennoch trauen sich Firmen an Blogs und Foren kaum heran, ergab eine Kienbaum-Befragung.  …mehr

  • Hackers steal thousands of student records from computers at Florida college

    Premium-Inhalt. An information breach at a Florida college has compromised information of about 279,000 students and employees, the Florida Department of Education said on Wednesday.

  • New Arm chip technologies could help mobile networks keep up

    Premium-Inhalt. Emerging chip technologies that Arm Holdings announced on Wednesday could help to power mobile networks that are being asked to handle more traffic with more fine-tuned controls.

  • Cyberattacks becoming more common and costly: Ponemon

    Premium-Inhalt. The frequency and cost consequence of cybercrime has continued to grow for the third straight year with Australian companies experiencing 40 attacks per week or 1.2 per company per week, according to the Ponemon Institute's 2012 Cost of Cyber Crime study, sponsored by HP.

  • Mobile enterprise strategies: SBIC and RSA

    Premium-Inhalt. EMC security division, RSA, has released a report from the Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC) that addresses the continued surge of consumer mobile devices in the enterprise, and offers five strategies for building effective, adaptable mobile programs.

  • Lack of awareness a key barrier to Cloud usage: MYOB

    Premium-Inhalt. The key concern for SMBs when it comes to the Cloud seems to be a lack of Cloud knowledge.

  • Mobile eRetail to see 50 per cent increase over two years: Juniper Research

    Premium-Inhalt. Mobile shopping will increase by nearly 50 per cent over the next two years, taking user numbers to 580 million by the end of 2014 (currently 292 million), according to Juniper Research's Mobile payments for digital and physical goods: Opportunity analysis 2012-2017 report.

  • BlackBerry CIO on Mobile Security, BYOD and the Modern CIO Role

    Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion (RIM) CIO Robin Bienfait is not your typical CIO.

  • Episode 4 of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead lives

    Premium-Inhalt. We love zombies. Correction: we love zombies. That's why we're excited that : Episode 4 - "Around Every Corner" was  today on PC with little warning. It seems that the latest episode of Telltale's point-and-click game takes a turn for the macabre, as the walking dead have become the slayers (I promise, no spoilers). If you've been playing The Walking Dead since the series began, you've survived three action-packed and emotional episodes; the group has changed, loyalties have shifted but the captivating drama and tension of the core game remains the same.

  • Forrester notes turbulence in China's tech market

    Premium-Inhalt. Chinese tech market is still one of the fastest-growing IT markets in the world but research firm Forrester has revised its 2012 growth forecast for this market from an original forecast of 13 percent in January 2012 down to 10 percent.

  • New Microsoft Office hits 'RTM' milestone

    Premium-Inhalt. The next version of Microsoft Office is complete and will start to reach enterprise customers next month, with wider availability planned for early next year, Microsoft said Thursday.

  • Data retention: the case against

    Premium-Inhalt. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is currently conducting an inquiry into reforms to Australia's interception and security legislation.

  • AMD cuts sales forecast, blames weak economy

    Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices on Thursday cut its revenue forecast for the third quarter, saying a challenging economy hit demand for all its products.

  • Hottest Android news and rumors for the week ending Oct. 12

    Premium-Inhalt. You miss one week of the Android round-up and everything just goes bananas - LG Nexus phones! New versions of Android! A miniature Galaxy S III! I had a lot of catching up to do this week.

  • Cisco accuses Huawei of misstating findings of 10-year-old litigation

    Premium-Inhalt. Adding more intrigue to this week's , has accused Huawei of misrepresenting the between the two companies almost 10 years ago.

  • US senator: Use of location data not well-disclosed

    Premium-Inhalt. Mobile carriers and app providers do not consistently or clearly disclose to customers how they use location information and other personal data, according to a new report from government auditor the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).

  • Linux Foundation floats Secure Boot workaround

    Premium-Inhalt. Attempting to arrive at a solution to a complicated issue, the Linux Foundation has introduced a possible way that smaller Linux distributions can be run on machines using technology.

  • Embrace Consumerization of IT and Stop Saying No

    Premium-Inhalt. "There's chaos everywhere in IT these days, especially with what consumers are doing" he says. "You can keep your head in the sand all you want, but it's happening."

  • Mozilla releases Firefox 16.0.1 to address four vulnerabilities

    Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla on Thursday in order to fix a publicly disclosed vulnerability and three other security flaws identified after the release of Firefox 16.

  • Experts: Military still catching up to the benefits of the Internet

    Premium-Inhalt. If members of the U.S. military and their families have seen major changes in their lives because of the Internet and related technologies, then they should expect even more upheaval, a group of tech experts said Thursday.

  • Mozilla re-releases Firefox 16 after patching critical bugs

    Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla re-released Firefox 16 today after pulling the browser from distribution Wednesday when one of its developers found a critical bug that could be used by attackers to hijack machines.

  • Western Digital Wi-Fi extender boasts 3-by-3 antenna array

    Premium-Inhalt. Western Digital on Thursday announced its first so you can get wireless signal in those Wi-Fi dead zones in your house. My Net boasts a dual-band 3-by-3 antenna array, which WD claims gives a faster and more reliable signal compared with slightly less expensive Wi-Fi boosters with 2-by-2 antennas.

  • MakeMKV: Rip DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs to your hard drive

    Premium-Inhalt. MakeMKV ($50, 30-day free trial) has a simple little name, and there's no big trick to transcoding a video from one container format to another. If that were all this utility did, it would be worthwhile, but boring. The discussion gets more interesting when you consider its ability to rip DVDs and (in the full, paid version) Blu-ray movies to your hard drive.

  • Sprint confirms Softbank negotiations

    Premium-Inhalt. The story, " Sprint confirms Softbank negotiations," posted Thursday, incorrectly reported the presumed value of a Softbank deal with Sprint. The value is US$30 billion. The second paragraph of the story on the wire has been changed and now reads:

  • US online ad spending up 14 percent in 2012's first half

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the headline of the story "US online spending up 14 percent in 2012's first half," posted on Thursday, didn't describe the market in question.

  • U.S. Mac sales join industry tailspin

    Premium-Inhalt. Even Apple has been hit by the computer sales tailspin in the U.S., research firms IDC and Gartner said yesterday.

  • Sprint confirms Softbank negotiations

    Premium-Inhalt. Sprint Nextel confirmed Thursday that it is in discussions with Softbank "regarding a potential substantial investment" in Sprint by the Japanese carrier.

  • New security threat at work: Bring-your-own-network

    Premium-Inhalt. Even as IT pros wrestle with the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend, corporate security is being further complicated by another emerging trend: bring your own network (BYON).

  • Why next-generation infrastructures need smarter silicon

    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.

  • US online ad spending up 14 percent in 2012's first half

    Premium-Inhalt. U.S. marketers spent 14 percent more in online advertising in the first half of the year, compared with the same period in 2011, hitting US$17 billion, according to a study sponsored by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and conducted by PwC US.

  • Mobile payments adoption in U.S. could take years

    Premium-Inhalt. SAN DIEGO -- A panel of mobile wallet experts predicted a slow pathway to user adoption of technologies such as Near-Field Communication in the U.S.

  • PC sales down, Windows 8 shares the blame

    Premium-Inhalt. Customers holding back until 8 is released, as well as businesses completing the refresh of their inventories, triggered a drop in PC sales over the past three months as compared to last year, a dip that may recover by year-end, experts say.

  • BMC to package Amazon cloud services as part of expanded partnership

    Premium-Inhalt. Systems management company BMC has scored somewhat of a coup by announcing an expanded partnership with Amazon Web Services, which many consider the leading public cloud provider.

  • How long will Microsoft support Windows 7?

    Premium-Inhalt.

  • iPhone hacker dream team edges closer to iOS6 jailbreak

    Premium-Inhalt. A trio known for their prowess in hacking Apple's iPhone software indicated on Thursday they may be edging closer to breaking the improved security measures in iOS 6.

  • Cornwall crisis over plans to outsource to BT or CSC

    Premium-Inhalt. The deputy leader of Cornwall Council has sent a damning resignation email to council leader, Alec Robertson, over plans to part-privatise key public services.

  • Berners-Lee brings tech rivals together to work on HTML5

    Premium-Inhalt. Inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has revealed details of a new project that unites fierce tech rivals Apple, Google and Facebook to work on the development of HTML5.

  • Cameron points to infrastructure and tech to ensure UK doesn’t ‘slide’

    Premium-Inhalt. During his speech at the annual Conservative Party conference in Birmingham today, Prime Minister David Cameron focused heavily on the UK needing to invest in technology and infrastructure to ensure a strong economic recovery.

  • Natwest disables GetCash app due to fraud

    Premium-Inhalt. Natwest Bank has admitted that its GetCash mobile phone application service has been suspended after fraudsters managed to steal thousands of pounds from customers with phishing attacks.

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