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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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:
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.)
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Premium-Inhalt. ORLANDO -- Enterprises will not be moving quickly to adopt , and most will skip next year, according to market research firm Gartner.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell has jumped feet first into the Windows 8 era of computing with a redesigned portfolio of business and consumer PCs.
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.
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.