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Premium-Inhalt. A team of researchers from two German universities has released a study asserting that many of the most popular free apps available through the Google Play store may be vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks -- seriously threatening user privacy.
Premium-Inhalt. The Windows division's share of Microsoft's revenue last quarter dropped to a four-year low as Windows 7 sales stalled before the launch of Windows 8, financial data released by Microsoft yesterday showed.
Premium-Inhalt. Members of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have voted to ratify four-year contracts with Verizon Communications after contentious negotiations dating back more than a year.
Premium-Inhalt. Thanks to the ever-increasing volume and variety of data, the power and cooling needs of datacenters are also evolving simultaneously. David Blumanis, VP, Datacenter Solutions & Key Account Management, APAC & Japan, APC by Schneider Electric , speaks about how organizations can move along with the dynamism of datacenters using advanced power and cooling setups.
Premium-Inhalt. After you've said "smaller " there's really not too much more you can say. But that hasn't stopped the iOSphere from buzzing about the anticipated iPad mini of course.
Premium-Inhalt. This weeks collection of free games are about growing up and getting older. Its more fun than it sounds.
Premium-Inhalt. When Google announced its new Thursday critics noted the new mobile PC won't support 3G or 4G. But for road warriors who want baked-in cellular connectivity, it appears Google will in fact supply a 3G version of the new browser-in-a-box priced at $330, an extra $80 over the Wi-Fi-only price.
Premium-Inhalt. Australian businesses are not averse to harnessing the Cloud in conjunction with an existing operation, according to a recent study by SafeNet.
Premium-Inhalt. Celebrating its 47th anniversary this month, the Information Technology Management Service (ITMS) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) is slowly but dramatically changing the image of policemen.
Premium-Inhalt. German university researchers have found hundreds of popular Android apps in the Google Play market that leave 10s of millions of users vulnerable to attackers looking to steal banking credentials, credit card numbers and other personal information.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has a version of its new Office suite for university students, and one of the most interesting aspects is that it will be sold only through a subscription license.
Premium-Inhalt. As an iPhone or iPad user knows, it's all too easy to accidentally delete information from your device simply by touching the screen the wrong way. And once that data is gone, it's gone for good--unless you have Wondershare's Dr. Fone, a $100 program (free feature-limited demo) that proved capable of recovering lost data from iOS devices ... some of the time.
Premium-Inhalt. I've been a technology blogger for more than six years--four of them right here at PC World. And in that time I've developed a pretty thick skin.
Premium-Inhalt. Military cover shooters have become a genre onto themselves in recent years, thanks to the success of franchises like Call of Duty and Battlefield. Gameplay in these titles focuses on tactical teamwork and army culture, turning away from the more fantastical elements of modern action gaming in both story and implementation. Insurgents sit in for aliens and narratives spring from newspapers instead of novels, all in the service of "realism." Realism means different things to different people, however, and hardcore players have long wished for a game that combines a multiplayer military tactical approach with the level of detail seen in proper simulations. Czech developers Bohemia Interactive have been dabbling in this field for almost a decade following the debut success of Operation Flashpoint, and ARMA II: Combined Operations ($33, free demo) is their most recent marketplace deployment.
Premium-Inhalt. There's something pretty brash about an Android app that calls out the competition right in its own name.
Premium-Inhalt. Consumers will have to choose among a plethora of competing digital wallets for some time until a leader can emerge, payment industry officials said this week at the CeBIT Future of Payments conference in Sydney.
Premium-Inhalt. "It's killing time!" shouts the small, faceless barbarian I've just hired to defend my lands. Adorable, distinctive, and exceptionally charming, the barbarian upgrade rapidly became one of my favorite features of , a tower defense strategy game for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. With a deft hand, app developer Armor Games offer a strikingly immersive, challenging, and humorous game that is somehow more than the sum of its parts.
Premium-Inhalt. This week's collection of apps include new ways to navigate the world--as well as new options for destroying the planet in your home movies.
Premium-Inhalt. Akamai, the company best known for its CDN platform, has issued its State of the Internet report for the second quarter of 2012, revealing that the volume of IPv6 traffic in June this year was 460 times greater than in June 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. is expected to announce a new, smaller tablet on Tuesday, Oct. 23, and the company's teasing that "We've got a little more to show you" didn't do anything to dim such expectations.
Premium-Inhalt. In June 2008, Microsoft officially announced that it planned to discontinue support for its popular but aging Windows XP operating system by April 2014.
Premium-Inhalt. After taking Satyam and HCL technologies to great heights in the Asia Pacific region, Indian IT industry veteran Virender Aggarwal is on a new mission: to globalise a breakout Indian company, Ramco Systems. Zafar Anjum recently met up with him to learn about his plans and strategy for Ramco System's Cloud on ERP.
Premium-Inhalt. The Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) PC market declined five percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. Some of the biggest names in tech reported quarterly earnings this week, and the resulting picture is not pretty. The main culprit for the weak earnings reported this week is a slump in the PC market, but uncertainty about the global economy is weighing down almost all sectors of IT.
Premium-Inhalt. Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, which has built up an enthusiastic following in its home market by undercutting rivals' prices and while only selling online, plans to try exporting its disruptive business model to other Asian markets by the end of this year.
Premium-Inhalt. Groups of companies in the same industry could pool infrastructure resources to help each other mitigate the effects of cyberattacks and work together on security issues, a senior official in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security suggested on Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Your local Microsoft Store may have a stash of secret vouchers that let you jump the line to buy a (Surface RT) tablet on launch day, October 26, the same day Windows 8 launches.
Premium-Inhalt. With the official launch of Windows 8 on the imminent horizon, PC manufacturers have announced a diverse array of new hardware. The problem with all of the desktop options is that they lack the one peripheral device they need to work effectively with Windows 8: a touchpad.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 will mark "the end" of the computer industry's dominant OS due to increasing competition and choice sparked by alternatives, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff predicted Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. To say I use begrudgingly isn't quite right. When I first joined the microblogging service in February 2007, I wasn't impressed and didn't stick around. I came back to the service in earnest a couple years later, and it's become a daily go-to place for me. I use it professionally and personally, and so do many of the folks I follow. It's full of quips and silliness, but also great information and insight. So it's fair to say that I've come to love Twitter, the service.