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  • testCloud, Transinsight und UPcload gewinnen ICT Award

    IT-Wettbewerb von Detecon

    Erstmals hat die zum Telekom-Konzern gehörende Management-Beratung Detecon International den ICT-Award für außergewöhnliche Leistungen und Produkte in der IT vergeben. Die Gewinner: testCloud, Transinsight und UPcload.  …mehr

  • Afghanische Software-Firma nimmt nur Frauen

    Gründerin Roya Mehboob

    Die Unternehmerin Roya Mehboob hat in Afghanistan eine Software-Firma gegründet, die ausschließlich Frauen einstellt - in einem Land, in dem Frauen zumeist nicht außerhalb des Hauses arbeiten und nur fünf Prozent der Menschen Zugang zu einem Computer haben.  …mehr

  • Bundesrat fordert mehr Rechtssicherheit für WLAN-Betreiber

    "Beträchtliche Risiken"

    Betreiber eines drahtlosen Netzwerks (WLAN) sollen künftig nicht mehr so schnell haften, wenn WLAN-Nutzer im Internet gegen das Gesetz verstoßen.  …mehr

  • Software AG macht im dritten Quartal weniger Umsatz

    257 Millionen Euro Gesamtumsatz

    Aufgrund rückläufiger Servicegeschäfte ist bei Deutschlands zweitgrößtem Softwarehersteller Software AG der Umsatz zurückgegangen.  …mehr

  • Microsoft erweitert Klage gegen Motorola und Google

    Wegen Google Maps

    Microsoft weitet seine Klage gegen Motorola Mobililty auf den Mutterkonzern Google aus. Das teile das Software-Unternehmen aus Redmond bei einer Anhörung vor dem Landgericht München am Donnerstag mit.  …mehr

  • Samsung darf Galaxy Nexus wieder in den USA verkaufen

    Schlappe für Apple

    Anderthalb Monate nach der Entscheidung eines US-Gerichtes zugunsten von Apple, wurde dieses Urteil jetzt revidiert. Samsung darf das Galaxy Nexus damit wieder in den USA verkaufen, mehr wert ist allerdings die Wirkung der Revision. …mehr

  • Jeff Bezos: "Wir wollen Ungewöhnliches erfinden"

    Amazon-CEO im Interview

    Amazon-Chef Jeff Bezos sprach mit der Nachrichtenagentur dpa über den Wettbewerb im Tablet-Geschäft und seine Erfahrungen in der Amazon-Kunden-Hotline.  …mehr

  • "Windows-8-Tablets sind maßlos überteuert"

    IDC-Analyst

    Analyst Bob O'Donnel von Marktforscher IDC hält die Preispolitik der Hersteller, die sich bei Windows-8-Tablets an herkömmlichen Laptops orientiert, für einen groben Fehler, der sich schnell rächen könnte.  …mehr

  • Mail Attachment Downloader - E-Mail-Anhänge schnell extrahiert

    Kleine Helfer

    Wenn Sie schon einmal Rechnungsbelege mühsam aus Ihrer Mailbox extrahieren mussten, ist Mail Attachment Downloader (MAD) das richtige Tool für Sie. …mehr

  • Samsung stellt Galaxy S3 Mini vor

    Preis ab 440 Euro

    Samsung posititioniert sein neues Smartphone "Galaxy S3 Mini" gegen Apples iPhone 5 und lockt mit einem günstigeren Preis.  …mehr

  • Windows 7 richtig absichern

    Ratgeber Windows-Security

    Erfahren Sie, wie Sie Windows 7, Windows XP und Windows-Server im Netz wirksam gegen Viren, Würmer, Trojaner und andere Bedrohungen absichern.  …mehr

  • Sprint bestätigt Gespräche mit Softbank

    Kurssprung der Aktie

    Der drittgrößte US-Mobilfunk-Provider Sprint ist Übernahmeziel des japanischen Softbank-Konzerns. Entsprechende Pressemeldungen wurden nun bestätigt. …mehr

  • Amazon startet digitale Leihbücherei

    Für deutsche Kindle-Nutzer

    Der Online-Händler Amazon startet demnächst eine digitale Leihbücherei und bringt ein neues Kindle-Modell früher als erwartet auf den hiesigen den Markt.  …mehr

  • Exchange Online - E-Mail-Postfächer auslagern

    Funktionsumfang, Testen, Migrieren

    Zu den bekanntesten Online-Diensten, die Microsoft für Unternehmen anbietet, gehört Exchange Online. Dabei stellt der Software-Anbieter gehostete Exchange-Postfächer zur Verfügung. Mitarbeiter können diese nahezu so nutzen, als stünden sie in der eigenen Infrastruktur.  …mehr

  • Test - Fujitsu Stylistic M532

    10,1-Zoll-Tablet mit Android für den Business-Einsatz

    Fujitsu will mit dem Stylistic M532 ein Tablet für den Einsatz im Business und Freizeit gleichermaßen anbieten. Sicherheit und VDI-Integration auf der einen Seite, zahlreiche Multimedia-Features und schickes Design für die Privatnutzung. Im Test überzeugt das mit Android arbeitende Quad-Core-Tablet.  …mehr

  • Das richtige Notebook - Billigware oder Markengeräte?

    Hinweise zum Notebook-Kauf

    Die Preisunterschiede bei Notebooks verschiedener Hersteller ist enorm, auch wenn die Ausstattung augenscheinlich sehr ähnlich ist. Ist der Preis gerechtfertigt, oder wird hier der Markenname mitbezahlt?  …mehr

  • Neuer Personalausweis bekommt Forschungslabor

    Humboldt-Uni

    In einem neuen Labor von Humboldt-Uni und Bundesdruckerei sollen zehn Studenten und Mitarbeiter an sicheren Identitäten forschen.  …mehr

  • Ein ERP-Paket für KMUs

    SaaS-Anbieter Weclapp

    Das Startup Weclapp aus Marburg spricht mit einer ERP-Suite aus der Cloud mittelständische Firmen an. Zum Auftakt gibt es Warenwirtschaft und CRM zur Miete. …mehr

  • So erreichen Vorgesetzte mehr Leistung im Team

    Aufgabe für Führungskräfte

    Ziele sind für ein Team wie der Leuchtturm für ein Schiff. Vor allem in unruhigem Gewässer geben sie Orientierung und Ansporn, sagt Karl Heinz Lorenz.  …mehr

  • Die Karriere planen

    Buchtipp für die Generation Tablet

    Es ist das "Entdecke-dich-selbst-Buch" für die Generation Tablet. Hier geht es nicht entlang der Buchstaben, sondern entlang der Bilder und Grafiken. Und das Ganze in einem Buchformat, das näher an den Tablet-Rechnern ist als am klassischen Buch - nur ein bisschen dicker. …mehr

  • Musik- und Video-Apps für Android

    Die besten Android-Apps

    Sie besitzen eine große Musik-Sammlung auf Ihrem Android-Gerät? Wir stellen Ihnen Apps vor, mit denen Sie diese komfortabel verwalten können. …mehr

  • The Week in iOS Apps: Total Recall

    Premium-Inhalt. This weeks roundup of iOS apps is full of Hurt. Trust us.

  • Wall Street Beat: Picture looks bleak for hardware, chips

    Premium-Inhalt. Reports of weakness in the hardware and components sectors rolled in this week from market researchers and vendors, contributing to an overall decline in confidence in tech on the part of IT analysts and investors.

  • Reports: Japan's Softbank eyeing MetroPCS as well as Sprint

    Premium-Inhalt. Japan's Softbank, which is in negotiations to make a major investment in U.S. operator Sprint Nextel, is also mulling a competitive bid for MetroPCS, Japanese media reported Friday.

  • TweetDeck: Now in classic and Twitter flavors

    Premium-Inhalt. More than a year after its acquisition by Twitter, popular social media management application TweetDeck has a whole new look. Twitter has a new version of TweetDeck that sports a more flexible layout and the option for a brighter new design.

  • Ripbot264: Rip Blu-ray movies without filling your hard drive

    Premium-Inhalt. If you've been using to rip Blu-ray movies to your hard drive, you may have noticed that the resulting MKV movies can be very, very large. If you want to reduce the size of those files without manually stepping through a lengthy and rather complex demuxing, transcoding, and remuxing process--or even looking those words up--downloading RipBot264 is the order of the day.

  • Linux Foundation unveils a workaround for Win 8 Secure Boot

    Premium-Inhalt. Scarcely a week goes by these days without the emergence of some new approach to the vexing facing Linux users on Windows 8 hardware, and this week is no exception.

  • Dodocase's iPhone 5 Wallet is simple, sleek, and classy

    Premium-Inhalt. For the last few years, I've been using a flip case for my iPhone to keep it safe and to store cards I needed instant access to--transit passes, memberships, and the like. Unfortunately, the iPhone 5's new elongated design put the kibosh on reusing my beloved case for a third year running, so out on a case hunt I did go.

  • AARNet to 'step up' to dance floor for world contest

    Premium-Inhalt. Australian and Korean B-boys will settle their differences by videoconference in a dance battle set to go off this Sunday. Australia's research-and-education broadband network, AARNet, will connect three large public screens in Melbourne, Perth and Seoul in a demonstration of technology bridging distant cultures.

  • Banks still upbeat on NFC despite iPhone 5 disappointment

    Premium-Inhalt. Australia's top banks are moving forward with plans to support near field communications (NFC) despite Apple's decision not to support the contactless payment technology in the iPhone 5. A number of NFC-enabled devices running Google's Android mobile platform are available in Australia, including smartphones from Samsung, HTC and Sony.

  • Force-sensing touchpad to reach ultrabooks next year

    Premium-Inhalt. Researchers at the User Interface Software Technology conference this week demonstrated unique projects that took advantage of a new, pressure-sensitive "forcepad" that could debut in ultrabooks as soon as next year.

  • Sunday is the day to celebrate standards

    Premium-Inhalt. For the lack of standards, a good portion of an entire city was lost.

  • Paywall puts Anonymous-WikiLeaks relationship on the rocks

    Premium-Inhalt. A rift has developed between WikiLeaks and the hacker collective Anonymous, threatening a partnership that the rebel groups have leveraged in their self-described campaigns against government secrecy and corporate malfeasance.

  • The iPad Kiosk: Landing at an Airport Near You

    Premium-Inhalt. Over the past two years, OTG Management, an operator of airport restaurants, has spent $10 million putting some 600 iPads in passenger waiting areas and on dining tables. This is just the beginning, too. The iPad project is taxiing for takeoff with 7,000 iPads to be deployed across four North American airports in the next 18 months.

  • Ensuring resiliency in wireless LANs

    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.

  • Hitachi Data Systems looks to Brocade for networking

    Premium-Inhalt. Networking vendor, Brocade, has announced a range of its Ethernet and storage area networking (SAN) fabric switches have been integrated by Hitachi Data Systems for networking technology in its new Unified Compute Platform (UCP) converged infrastructure solutions.

  • Aussies hungry for faster Internet

    Premium-Inhalt. Australia's demand for superfast broadband and the need for better fixed-line telecommunications infrastructure is growing, NBN Co said.

  • Hitachi Data Systems pushes converged infrastructure solutions

    Premium-Inhalt. Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) is broadening its portfolio with the release of a Unified Compute Platform (UCP).

  • Skitch

    Premium-Inhalt. Last week I needed to take a screen shot on my phone to show someone a security flaw on a recently launched website (ahem, Wheedle). Apple's iOS has the ability to take screenshots by pressing the home and lock button at the same time, but there is no pre-bundled app to edit and annotate screenshots.

  • Search and surveillance law may need interpretation

    Premium-Inhalt. New Zealand police officers have been given various levels of training in the extent of police powers under the Search and Surveillance Act, but there may still be matters open to future interpretation, says police assistant commissioner Malcolm Burgess.

  • India's managed services market to experience further changes

    Premium-Inhalt. India's competitive managed services market is expected to undergo consolidation, leaving space for just a handful of players, according to an ABI Research report.

  • Operation risk receives little attention in Asia

    Premium-Inhalt. Treasurers in Asia are paying little attention to operational risk, according to a survey of 80 finance and treasury executives based in Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Hong Kong workers adopting mobile workstyles

    Premium-Inhalt. Hong Kong workers are keen on adopting mobile workstyles and offices in the city will use 18 percent more computing devices for work by 2020.

  • Competitive 4G pricing in Hong Kong, Norway and the US

    Premium-Inhalt. Data plan prices for 4G networks might be 20 percent higher than those of 3G, but there are signs that 4G tariffs will be lowered thanks to competition among operators, according to ABI Research.

  • New FSF logo highlights hardware that 'Respects Your Freedom'

    Premium-Inhalt. Back in August the Free Software Foundation launched a new aimed at helping buyers of digital content avoid products encumbered with restrictions, so it only makes sense to see the advocacy group follow up this week with a similar effort targeting hardware.

  • Sony Tap 20 review: A Windows 8 all-in-one that's also a humongous tablet

    Premium-Inhalt. As you might guess, this new Windows 8-based Sony all-in-one isn't your average AIO. Inside the modest exterior beats the heart of an Ultrabook, along with a ten-point multitouch screen and a built-in battery. So you can either think of the Tap 20 (also known by the sexy name SVJ20215CXW) as a smallish AIO or a really big tablet. In reality, it's a little of both.

  • Halloween fonts that aren't afraid to say "Boo!"

    Premium-Inhalt. Looking for a Halloween font that's more trick than treat? Let these creepy five send a shiver up your spine, without scaring your pocket bookbecause all are free for personal use. They'll all run on Windows and Mac, so the only surprises are the ones you write yourself.

  • Bugs & Fixes: Default ringtone bug and the 'force close' apps debate

    Premium-Inhalt. With iPhones running iOS 6, some users are unable to change their default ringtone selection. To see if you have this bug, start by going to Settings -> Sounds -> Ringtone. From the list that appears, tap the name of the ringtone you want to be the default. A checkmark now appears after the selected tone. The next time you receive a phone call, your selected ringtone should play. If it does, all is good.

  • Akitio Cloud Hybrid: Convenient NAS and USB Storage in One

    Premium-Inhalt. It's nice to be versatile, and the $105 Akitio Cloud Hybrid is just that. You can use this single-bay drive box either for network-attached storage (NAS) via the unit's ethernet jack, or for direct-attached storage (DAS) on a PC or Mac via the box's USB 3.0 port.

  • Fifth-generation iPod touch is faster, finer than predecessors

    Premium-Inhalt. There's a new iPod touch on the block and, in many of the ways that most matter, it's a doozy. While it's tempting to compare it to a phone-less iPhone 5--particularly given its similar height, weight, thickness, and Lightning connector--the iPod touch is a device intended for a different audience. An audience that skews younger than the iPhone's and one that desires a cool media and game player that can stand on its own rather than feel like an iPhone's hobbled sibling. And for this reason, a comparison to the is more apt.

  • Windows 8 retail pricing revealed by early-bird retailer

    Premium-Inhalt. Well, that's one lingering answered.

  • My Passport Edge hard drive complements Mac laptops

    Premium-Inhalt. The is the newest member of Western Digitals portable hard drive family. Its not wildly different from previous My Passport models, but the Edge does have USB 3.0 connectivity, and has slimmed down to an ultra-thin 4.40 by 0.43 inch enclosure. The My Passport Edge also has many of the features weve come to expect from Western Digitals Mac-centric drives: pre-formatted using HFS+, Time Machine compatibility, WD Security, and WD Drive Utilities. It comes in a 500GB capacity and is backed by WDs three-year warranty.

  • Ju-Ju-Be Giga Be Earth laptop bag

    Premium-Inhalt. Leave it to a company that makes handbags and diaper bags to make a laptop bag thats practical, comfortable, and attractive. I carried JuJuBes $200 messenger-style laptop bag around for a week, carting it to work and home again on my bike and on public transportation. Not only did it fit all of my daily essentials, it was easy to carry and relatively compacteven when stuffed with a laptop, a wind breaker, and enough toiletries and makeup to stock the shelves of a tiny Walgreens.

  • Security job market in an ‘inflationary spiral’

    Premium-Inhalt. The information security industry is in an unsustainable inflationary spiral due to low unemployment and rising salaries, according to not-for-profit membership body (ISC)2.

  • Mystery Nasdaq algorithm accounted for 10% of bandwidth last week

    Premium-Inhalt. A single mystery algorithm that placed and cancelled orders on Nasdaq's stock exchange accounted for 4 percent of all quote traffic on the US stock market last week, according to market data firm Nanex.

  • UK investigating relationship between BT and Huawei

    Premium-Inhalt. A parliamentary committee in the UK is investigating the relationship between China-based networking giant Huawei and BT, following a damning US report that said the Chinese company posed a threat to its national security.

  • Social media laws review called after court judgements

    Premium-Inhalt. The UK's guidelines for policing offensive comments on social media websites are to be reviewed by lawyers, academics and social media companies, such as Twitter and Facebook.

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