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  • Finanz Informatik in Aufruhr

    Standort-Schließungen

    Mitarbeiter der Finanz Informatik vermuten hinter den angekündigten Standortschließungen das Ziel Stellenabbau. Das Management dementiert, Verdi mobilisiert zum Streik.  …mehr

  • Telekom baut ihr größtes Rechenzentrum bei Magdeburg

    In Bördeland-Biere

    Die Deutsche Telekom baut in der Magdeburger Börde ihr größtes Rechenzentrum. Es sei ein Projekt in noch nie da gewesener Größenordnung, sagte der Geschäftsführer von T-Systems, Ferri Abolhassan, bei der offiziellen Grundsteinlegung am Mittwoch in Biere, einem Ortsteil von Bördeland.  …mehr

  • Microsoft steht EU-Bußgeld bevor

    Browser-Streit

    Schon mehrfach stand der US-Riese Microsoft unter dem Verdacht unfairer Geschäftspraktiken. Wegen gebrochener Versprechen bei Internet-Browsern geht die EU-Kommission geht nun erneut gegen den Konzern vor. Maximal droht eine Milliarden-Strafe.  …mehr

  • US-Rivale kauft Bewertungsportal Qype

    Yelp

    Das deutsche Bewertungsportal Qype wird für rund 50 Millionen Dollar (38,5 Mio Euro) vom großen US-Rivalen Yelp übernommen. Die amerikanische Firma verstärkt damit auf einen Schlag die Position in Europa, denn Qype ist die Nummer eins in der Region.  …mehr

  • Apple verliert Patentprozess gegen Samsung

    Den Haag

    Apple hat in seinem Patentkrieg mit Samsung einen Prozess in den Niederlanden verloren.  …mehr

  • Aigner verlangt mehr Sicherheit für Smartphones und Apps

    Achtung, Identitätsdiebstahl

    Die Anbieter von Smartphones und Handy-Apps müssen nach Ansicht von Verbraucherministerin Ilse Aigner (CSU) deutlich mehr für die Sicherheit tun.  …mehr

  • Samsung und LG entwickeln Smartphones mit Full-HD-Display

    Nach HTC J Butterfly

    Nach HTC wollen auch andere Hersteller wie Samsung, LG Electronics und Pantech Smartphones mit einem Full-HD-Display herausbringen. Diese Geräte werden jedoch frühestens in der zweiten Jahreshälfte 2013 in den Läden stehen.  …mehr

  • Wie Startups in Schwung kommen

    Gründerförderung einmal anders

    Microsoft eröffnete in diesem Sommer in Berlin für zwei Monate eine ungewöhnliche Ideenschmiede: das "Dark-Side-Bakery-Loft". Studenten, Jungunternehmer und Programmierer waren eingeladen, in einem kreativen Umfeld an ihren Apps zu arbeiten.  …mehr

  • SAP trotzt der kriselnden Konjunktur

    Quartal solide abgeschlossen

    SAP hat seine Einnahmen im dritten Quartal 2012 unerwartet stark gesteigert, aufgrund guter Geschäfte in Amerika und Asien.  …mehr

  • Alle Fakten zum neuen iPad Mini

    Features, Display, Versionen

    Das iPad Mini gibt es ab 329 Euro, im November kommt es in den Handel. Es unterscheidet sich kaum vom iPad 2. …mehr

  • Apple lässt die Muskeln spielen

    Vor dem Start von Windows 8

    Ein neues iPad mit einem kleineren Bruder und dünnere Macs - Apple ist bemüht, vor dem Windows-8-Start eigene Akzente zu setzen.  …mehr

  • SAP strebt rasantes Cloud-Wachtsum an

    Zwei Milliarden Euro Umsatz im Jahr 2015

    SAP will die Einnahmen im Cloud-Geschäft zügig ausbauen. In den ersten neun Monaten 2012 steuerten Cloud-Kunden noch 144 Millionen Euro zum SAP-Umsatz bei, 2015 sollen es zwei Milliarden Euro sein.  …mehr

  • Apple startet kleineres iPad-Modell

    Neue, schlanker iMacs, iPad 4

    Star des Abends war der neue iPad Mini. Auf der Produktankündigung präsentierte Apple- Chef Tim Cook zudem überraschend das iPad 4 sowie einen schlanken iMac und ein überarbeitetes Notebook. …mehr

  • Rechte und Pflichten bei Transportschäden

    Vorgehen im Schadensfall

    Was Händler unternehmen können, wenn sie Ware an einen Kunden geschickt haben und der Schadensfall eingetreten ist, sagt Martin Rätze von Shopbetreiber-Blog.de.  …mehr

  • Frau, 45, Führungserfahrung

    Verzweifelt gesucht

    Weibliche Führungskräfte sind rar. Gründe dafür sehen Personalberater im Mangel an geeigneten Kandidatinnen und in männlich geprägten Hierarchien.  …mehr

  • iPad, iPhone und iPod Touch - Speicherverbrauch von Apps überprüfen

    Tipp für Apple iOS 5 und iOS 6

    Selbst wenn es mittlerweile Apple-Geräte mit 64 GByte Speicher gibt, manchmal geht auch dieser zur Neige. Seit iOS 5 können iPhone, iPad und iPod Touch den Verbrauch direkt für jede App aufschlüsseln.  …mehr

  • Tablets: Apps lösen Office ab

    Angriff auf Oracle und Microsoft

    Statt umfassender Lösungen etablieren sich durch die Arbeit mit Smartphones und iPads viele kleine Apps in Firmen, so Forrester. Für CIOs eine Herausforderung.  …mehr

  • Deutsche CIOs zu vorsichtig

    Forrester zum Thema Einsparung

    CIOs sollten zurzeit lieber bei ERP, CRM und Hardware geizen als bei BI und neuen Technologien. Deutsche IT-Chefs sollten es mit dem Sparen nicht übertreiben.  …mehr

  • Das Ökosystem um Windows 8 wird größer

    Versionen, Hardware und Lizenzen

    Mit Windows 8 überarbeitet Microsoft auch sein komplettes Ökosystem. So ändern sich die Windows-Versionen und Lizenzmodelle. Ebenso werden die Mindestanforderungen und die unterstützten Hardwarekomponenten neu definiert.  …mehr

  • Zynga lays off workers, closes Boston studio

    Premium-Inhalt. Zynga is cutting about 5 percent of its workforce, and is "sunsetting" 13 of its older games, the company's founder and CEO Mark Pincus said Tuesday in a note to employees.

  • Juniper Networks removes another top exec

    Premium-Inhalt. The Network World story "Juniper Networks removes another top exec," which ran on the wire Tuesday, misstated the circumstances under which a Juniper executive left the company. The headline and third paragraph of the story have been corrected and now read as follows:

  • Facebook swings to Q3 net loss of $US59m

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook swung to a net loss of $US59 million in the third quarter compared to a net profit of $US227 million in the same period last year. Its revenues increased to about $US1.3 billion from about $US954 million.

  • Dell delivers full Windows 8 line-up

    Premium-Inhalt. Dell has jumped feet first into the Windows 8 era of computing with a redesigned portfolio of business and consumer PCs.

  • Apple iPad mini vs. Apple iPad: We compare Apple's new tablets

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple has finally lifted the lid on one of the most widely rumoured products of the year, the . The 7.9in screened tablet is the company's first foray into the smaller tablet market.

  • Facebook grows revenue more than 30 percent in Q3, but also posts loss

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook, under pressure to cheer up its disappointed investors, posted revenue growth of more than 30 percent on Tuesday, beating Wall Street expectations, but it also recorded a loss.

  • How to create shared Reminders with iCloud in Mac OS X 10.8.2

    Premium-Inhalt. Just under a year ago, I wrote about how to . Back then, I explained that while you could create reminders and lists on your iPhone or iPad, the only way to create lists--which you and others could access together, making them perfect for collaborative items like grocery shopping lists--was via . Now there's a second way to do it: via the Reminders app on your Mac. (Sadly, there is still no option for creating shared Reminder lists from an iOS device.)

  • Sprint Direct Connect Now makes push-to-talk an Android app

    Premium-Inhalt. Push-to-talk, once the killer app of Nextel's iDEN network and more recently a feature offered on certain Sprint Nextel phones, has finally made the transformation into a downloadable Android app called Sprint Direct Connect Now.

  • Samsung says ITU ruling in favor of Apple would mean less choice, higher prices

    Premium-Inhalt. A finding by the U.S. International Trade Commission that Samsung infringed Apple's patents would lead to less choice and higher prices for consumers, Samsung said Wednesday after an ITU judge issued a preliminary decision against the company.

  • Analyst: iPad mini could be in short supply at first

    Premium-Inhalt. The lower-priced could be in short supply when it starts shipping on November 2. Expected high demand for the tablet, coupled with shortages on the panel supply chain, might lead to not enough iPad Minis to satisfy market demand, according to a from Richard Shim, a senior analyst for NPD DisplaySearch, a market research firm specializing in displays.

  • IT budgets up, but salary cuts still a concern: study

    Premium-Inhalt. For IT leaders and their tech teams, it's business as usual. IT departments are still looking for ways to reduce costs, still trying to increase employee productivity, and still cautious about , according to the latest survey data from the Society for Information Management (SIM).

  • Businesses must evaluate Windows 8 now, experts say

    Premium-Inhalt. Businesses should be looking at 8 even if they are dead certain it won't be their operating system of choice for years to come, experts say.

  • Windows 8 in the enterprise? Not next year, says Gartner

    Premium-Inhalt. ORLANDO -- Enterprises will not be moving quickly to adopt , and most will skip next year, according to market research firm Gartner.

  • Surface RT, Microsoft's bid for a 'thing' of its own

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft desperately needs a "thing"a thing that transcends the nerdy world of consumer electronics and achieves hero status among mobile-hardware wonks and civilians alike. The iPad is a thing. The Kindle Fire is a thing. Each tablet is a shared cultural experience that's practically effervescent in mainstream consumer appeal.

  • AMD says more Windows 8 tablets with its chips coming

    Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices hopes to brush off a slow start to compete against ARM and Intel in the Windows 8 tablet market through new customer announcements and future chips.

  • Microsoft Brings Big Data to Windows

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft this week is focused on the launch of its converged Windows 8 operating system, which a number of pundits and industry watchers have declared a make-or-break release for the company, but in the meantime Microsoft is setting its sights on the nascent but much-hyped big data market by giving organizations the capability to deploy and manage Hadoop in a familiar Windows context.

  • Experts: Internet businesses should pay attention to ITU meeting

    Premium-Inhalt. An upcoming meeting of the U.N.'s International Telecommunication Union could have a huge impact on Internet businesses, and those businesses should help lobby to keep the organization from imposing new Internet regulations, a group of Internet advocates said Wednesday.

  • SAP co-CEO: We're working to fix software licensing, pricing complexity

    Premium-Inhalt. SAP is aware of widespread user discontent over the complexity involved with licensing rules and pricing for its software, and is working to remedy the situation, co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe said in an interview Wednesday.

  • Raspberry Pi display drivers go fully open-source

    Premium-Inhalt. The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced Wednesday that the Broadcom display hardware used in its flagship Raspberry Pi system board is now the first ARM-based system-on-a-chip to use open-source drivers provided entirely by the vendor.

  • Hollywood studios pushing for secure, next-generation "digital home library"

    Premium-Inhalt. Home entertainment today is often provided through a clutter of TVs, tablets, and computers, along with TV specialty boxes for yet more streaming video or music services. But some Hollywood studios are hoping to find better ways to deliver paid content to consumers directly to hard drives and flash storage, according to Cryptography Research, which is working on a futuristic project to do that.

  • Meet Baxter, the huggable industrial robot

    Premium-Inhalt. MIT kicked off this year's EmTech conference Wednesday with a presentation in which Rodney Brooks, the founder, chairman and CTO of Rethink Robotics, welcomed attendees to an interactive hug from its safe manufacturing robot called Baxter.

  • Sycamore Networks headed to tech industry graveyard

    Premium-Inhalt. Sycamore Networks (NASDAQ--SCMR), whose optical switches and telecom software have powered carrier networks around the world since 1998, says it is shutting down. The company is selling off assets of its Intelligent Bandwidth Management business to a subsidiary of Marlin Equity Partners and may sell off or liquidate its other assets, including its IQStream mobile optimization technology.

  • Russian coder puts Microsoft botnet accusation behind him

    Premium-Inhalt. When 32-year-old Russian programmer Andrey N. Sabelnikov visited the U.S. for the first time in January, he had a surprise waiting for him.

  • Council vote puts £300m Cornwall outsourcing plans on ice

    Premium-Inhalt. Cornwall County Council has put its £300 million a year outsourcing plans on hold after councillors decided that the strategy to part-privatise key public services should not go ahead.

  • Westminster pilots sensor technology to transform West End parking

    Premium-Inhalt. Westminster City Council is currently running a trial in the West End of London using sensor technology and data analytics that could transform parking congestion in busy areas.

  • Apple unveils iPad Mini

    Premium-Inhalt. The story "Apple unveils iPad Mini," posted Tuesday, misstated the manufacturer of the Google Nexus 7 tablet in the second headline, the third paragraph and the fifth paragraph. The Nexus 7 is sold by Google and manufactured by Asustek Computer (Asus).

  • The new iPads: What you need to know

    Premium-Inhalt. Between Apples presentation at its Tuesday press event, the press releases and spec sheets that followed, and our all-too-brief hands-on session, weve been able to get a pretty good first impression of the new iPad mini and, to a lesser extent, the fourth-generation iPad. So while we wait for our review units to arrive, heres what we know so far.

  • LG bounces back with solid smartphone sales in Q3

    Premium-Inhalt. The 12th paragraph of the story "LG bounces back with solid smartphone sales in Q3," posted Wednesday, misidentified the company whose sales of iPad mini-related components represented 3 percent of its total revenue. The company is LG Innotek. The story has been corrected on the wire and the 12th paragraph now reads:

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