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  • Windows 8 ist bis 2015 kein Thema

    Gartner-Prognose zur Unternehmens-IT

    Die Marktforscher von Gartner wagen einen Blick in die Zukunft und sehen bis ins Jahr 2015 kaum Windows-8-Installationen in den Unternehmen.  …mehr

  • Opposition kritisiert Regierungspläne beim Internet-Datenschutz

    Noch mehr Überwachung?

    Piraten und Grüne wenden sich gegen die von der Regierung geplante Änderung beim Telekommunikationsgesetz. Dabei geht es um das Ausmaß der Kontrolle von Internet-Daten durch die Behörden.  …mehr

  • Apple-Manager verteidigt Preis des iPad Mini

    Phil Schiller

    Selbst mit dem iPad Mini beginnt der Einstieg in die Tablet-Welt bei Apple erst ab 329 Euro. Das ist deutlich teurer als bei der Konkurrenz - und von vielen erwartet. In einem Gespräch hat Apple-Marketing-Chef Phil Schiller die Preiskalkulation jetzt verteidigt. …mehr

  • Whitman: Compaq war die beste HP-Übernahme

    Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012

    In einem Kreuzverhör auf der Gartner-Veranstaltung musste HP-Chefin Meg Whitman kurz und knapp Stellung beziehen: Sie hält 3Com und 3Par für die besten HP-Akquisitionen.  …mehr

  • Datenqualität - wer kennt sich aus?

    Championship

    Die COMPUTERWOCHE ermittelt die besten Experten für Datenqualität. Unterstützt wird der Wettbewerb von Omikron, wissenschaftlich begleitet durch die Europäische Fachhochschule. …mehr

  • Carphone Warehouse bewirbt neues Nexus-Smartphone

    LG Nexus 4

    Beim britischen Online-Händler Carphone Warehouse kann das LG Nexus 4 bereits mit Vertrag bestellt werden. Es wird ab dem 30. Oktober ausgeliefert. …mehr

  • Kindle Fire HD jetzt erhältlich

    Tablet zum Kampfpreis

    Der Online-Händler Amazon hat damit begonnen, die 7-Zoll-Tablets „Kindle Fire“ und „Kindle Fire HD“ auch in Deutschland anzubieten. Mit einem Kampfpreis von unter 200 Euro nimmt das Unternehmen vor allem Neukunden ins Visier.  …mehr

  • Internet-Generation glotzt genauso viel Fernsehen

    Be(un)ruhigende Studie

    Die erste Generation, die mit dem Internet aufgewachsen ist, glotzt inzwischen ungefähr genauso viel Fernsehen wie der Durchschnittsbürger. …mehr

  • Neuer Personalausweis wird im Internet nur wenig genutzt

    Henne-Ei-Problem hält an

    Seit fast zwei Jahren gibt es die Ausweiskarte mit integriertem Chip. Die Möglichkeit, sich damit auch online auszuweisen, wird bislang aber nur zaghaft genutzt. Das Bundesinnenministerium sieht jedoch einen Aufwärtstrend.  …mehr

  • Massive Zweifel am Data Warehouse

    Ernüchternde Studienergebnisse

    Jedes zweite Projekt scheitert, Ziele werden verfehlt. Eine BARC-Studie zeigt alle Mängel auf. Die Analysten geben Tipps für erfolgreiche Warehouse-Projekte.  …mehr

  • Asus Vivo Tab RT jetzt erhältlich

    Tablet mit Windows RT

    Mit dem Vivo Tab RT hat Asus sein erstes Windows-8-Tablet in den Handel gebracht. Das Gerät wird in einer Basisversion mit WLAN und in einer 3G-Variante angeboten. Die Preise beginnen bei 599 Euro ohne Vertrag. …mehr

  • Apple vor weiterem US-Patenterfolg gegen Samsung

    Heimvorteil?

    Apple steht in dem Patentkrieg mit Samsung vor einem weiteren großen Erfolg in den USA. Ein Richter der US-Handelsbehörde ITC stellte die Verletzung von vier Apple-Patenten durch die Südkoreaner fest.  …mehr

  • MindNode - Mind-Mapping-App für iOS

    Für iPhone und iPad

    Das iPad ist ideal, um Gedanken aufzuzeichnen und Informationen zu gliedern. Die App MindNode schafft die ideale Plattform um selbst größere und komplexe MindMaps zu erstellen.  …mehr

  • Riverbed virtualisiert Cascade

    Network Performance Management

    In Version 10.0 hat Riverbed seine Lösung für die Verwaltung von Netzwerk und Applikations-Performance (NPM) für den zunehmenden Trend zu virtualisierten Umgebungen fit gemacht.  …mehr

  • Stellenanzeigen allein reichen nicht mehr aus

    Mitarbeitersuche 2.0

    Um geeignetes IT-Fachpersonal zu finden, sollten vor allem kleinere Unternehmen aktiv auf die Bewerber zugehen. Etwa über soziale Netze. …mehr

  • Nexus 7 im Praxistest

    Kleines Tablet, große Leistung

    Mit dem Nexus 7 hat Google ein 7-Zoll-Tablet auf den Markt gebracht, dem man den Kampfpreis von 200 Euro (8-GB-Version) kaum ansieht. Poweruser müssen allerdings bereit sein, Kompromisse einzugehen. …mehr

  • Das Middle-Management muss den Wandel mittragen

    Change-Management

    Warum fällt vielen Unternehmen das Change-Management so schwer? Ursache ist häufig die mangelnde Akzeptanz in der mittleren Führungsebene. So eine aktuelle Studie des Beratungsunternehmens Ardour Consulting.  …mehr

  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 - virtuelle Maschinen verwalten

    Windows Server 2012 und Server 2008 R2

    Mit dem System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 können Sie neben Windows Server 2008 R2 auch virtuelle Server in Windows Server 2012 verwalten. Dabei gilt es im Zusammenspiel mit den vorbereitenden Maßnahmen allerdings einige Punkte zu beachten. Unser Praxisbeitrag erläutert die Vorgehensweise detailliert.  …mehr

  • Facebook's price tag for Instagram drops to $715 million

    Premium-Inhalt. Facebook has paid far lower than the announced US$1 billion in cash and stock for photo-sharing app Instagram, following a drop in its share price.

  • Google, Microsoft and Yahoo fix serious email weakness

    Premium-Inhalt. Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have remedied a cryptographic weakness in their email systems that could allow an attacker to create a spoofed message that passes a mathematical security verification.

  • Mozilla unveils the Firefox Marketplace and Facebook integration

    Premium-Inhalt. The release of may not have been as tidy as Mozilla would have liked it to be thanks to the that was discovered soon afterwards, but apparently that didn't have much of an effect on uptake of the new browser.

  • Skype 6 with improved social integration now available

    Premium-Inhalt. New versions of Skype for Windows and OS X were by Microsoft. These latest versions add support for signing in through Facebook and Microsoft accounts.

  • System76 debuts a sleek, all-in-one desktop PC featuring Ubuntu Linux

    Premium-Inhalt. There's no doubt the PC market is in the midst of a rush of hardware introductions , but fortunately for buyers, those aren't the only choices out there.

  • Why Windows RT needs native Facebook and Twitter apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is hosting a media event tomorrow to mark the , and the Surface RT tablet. The initial reviews of the Surface RT have had high praise for the quality and construction of the tablet hardware, but almost universally reviewers are concerned with the lack of apps for Windows RT. Two apps in particular, though, stand out as giant voids in the ecosystem: Facebook and Twitter.

  • GOM Media Player plays just about anything

    Premium-Inhalt. Open-source media player 's ability to play back just about any file I can throw at it has made me a fan, but its geeky feel and utilitarian interface can be a turnoff.  Enter GOM Media Player (free). It's a full-featured video player that can handle almost anything, and looks good doing it.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note II to be sold through US carriers starting at $299

    Premium-Inhalt. Samsung on Thursday confirmed the pricing and availability details for its Galaxy Note II, a smartphone-tablet hybrid that comes with version 4.1 of Google's Android OS, known as Jelly Bean.

  • 'Password' is still the worst password, but watch out for 'ninja'

    Premium-Inhalt. Although the tech world is always changing, one thing remains the same: A lot of people use terrible passwords.

  • Tiger Airways hit with $110k fine for Spam Act breaches

    Premium-Inhalt. Discount airline Tiger Airways has been hit with a $110,000 fine by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for breaches of the Spam Act.

  • Telstra buys Adam Internet in surprise agreement

    Premium-Inhalt. Telstra has purchased Adam Internet, the last independent ISP of South Australia, the telco confirmed this morning. The surprise deal is subject to approval by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

  • Letterpress is an excellent iOS word game

    Premium-Inhalt. Loren Brichter created Tweetie, the incredible iPhone app that eventually became the official Twitter app. He invented pull-to-refresh. And if you had asked me what kind of app he might release as his long-awaited follow-up to Tweetie, boy, I never would have guessed. Now I know the answer, and I'm as pleased with the result as I am surprised by it: It's Letterpress, a word game with a healthy serving of strategy to go along with it. It works on the iPhone and the iPad, and it's awesome.

  • Hands on with iBooks 3

    Premium-Inhalt. In addition to unveiling a slew of new hardware on Tuesday, Apple also announced version 3 of iBooks, its reading app for the iPad and iPhone. We'll have a full review soon, but in the meantime, here are some early impressions from our initial hands-on experience with the app.

  • AMD likely to announce ARM-based server on Monday

    Premium-Inhalt. AMD has called a press conference in San Francisco on Monday where it's likely to announce plans for a SeaMicro server based on an upcoming 64-bit processor design from ARM.

  • Box joins the Windows 8 party with launch of new app

    Premium-Inhalt. The dust is settling on Microsoft's big Windows 8 launch event, but Microsoft isn't the only company with news today. Box also had some details to share about .

  • Microsoft launches Windows 8 with great fanfare, few surprises

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft introduced Windows 8 to the public Thursday, showcasing the touchable and intuitive operating system on a slew of desktops, laptops, and tablets from the company's OEM partners. (Related: )

  • Fourth-quarter revenue, profit up for Apple on iPhone, iPad sales

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple ended its 2012 fiscal year with a solid quarter that saw growth for the iPhone and iPad as well as flat Mac sales amid a challenging market for PC makers.

  • Russian coder puts Microsoft botnet accusation behind him

    Premium-Inhalt. A quote in the story, "Russian coder puts Microsoft botnet accusation behind him," posted to the wire on Tuesday, has been modified after the source said he misspoke in an email. The word "there" has been deleted from the first sentence of the quote.

  • McAfee Focus 12: McAfee reveals new security management solution

    Premium-Inhalt. Security vendor, McAfee, has announced a new security management solution that aims to enhance enterprise security by offering intelligent, automated real-time asset monitoring.

  • Choice urges IP spoofing for better IT prices

    Premium-Inhalt. Consumers should spoof their IP address and use US forwarding addresses to beat high IT prices in Australia, consumer advocacy group Choice said.

  • A second look: The mighty Surface RT tablet

    Premium-Inhalt. NEW YORK -- The Surface RT tablet goes on sale starting at $499 for the 32 GB version at 12:01 a.m. Friday, and it seems to be a rough-and-tumble device.

  • Cisco network really was $100 million more

    Premium-Inhalt. It really was apples-to-apples.

  • McAfee Focus 12: McAfee and Westinghouse Electrical Company partner up

    Premium-Inhalt. Security vendor, McAfee, and group company of Toshiba Corporation and nuclear energy company, Westinghouse Electrical Company, have entered into a worldwide agreement.

  • Apple sells 27 million iPhones but misses profit forecast

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple sold 27 million iPhones and 14 million iPads in the last quarter of 2012, swelling its revenue by 27 percent, but its profits fell short of what analysts had been expecting.

  • Python: big data's secret power tool

    Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to analyzing big data, software packages such as Hadoop or the R statistical language come readily to mind. But at least one company, AppNexus, also relies on the Python programming language to help conduct heavy-duty data analysis.

  • How Big Data Save Lives in New York City

    Premium-Inhalt. Think your enterprise has a big data problem? Consider New York City: With a population of 8.2 million, it is far-and-away the largest city in the U.S. And it generates data--a lot of data--most of it in highly fragmented silos contained within the many municipal agencies and departments that keep the Big Apple running.

  • Sprint hits delays in LTE rollout

    Premium-Inhalt. Sprint Nextel's deployment of its ambitious Network Vision infrastructure, which includes the gradual rollout of 4G LTE technology, is about three months behind schedule due to several factors, the company said during its financial results call on Thursday.

  • Preparing your business for mobility

    Premium-Inhalt. Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are in a state of transition when it comes to juggling network needs with mobile device use. A recent on small-business mobility found that more than three-quarters of IT managers have deployed to their workforce, and more than half have deployed tablets. However, many employees prefer using their own devices: Almost 90% of IT managers recognized that employees are using personal devices for work.

  • Hottest Android news and rumors for the week ending Oct. 25

    Premium-Inhalt. It's been a big week for tablet news, though most of that was due to non- stuff like Surface and that other thing ... what was it ... oh yeah, the mini.

  • IT managers adopt app stores for greater control

    Premium-Inhalt. The app store--that staple of consumer tablets and smartphones--is making a transition to the business market. SAP and the University of Sydney are two organisations that have discovered security and other benefits to setting up internal app stores to manage software installed to their networks' devices.

  • Microsoft's Surface tablet attracts crowd of first customers in Beijing

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's newly launched Surface tablet attracted hundreds of buyers at a Beijing electronics store at midnight Friday morning, with customers stating they had high hopes the device could offer an innovative user experience over rival tablets including Apple's iPad.

  • 4G wars: Can Optus and Vodafone compete with Telstra?

    Premium-Inhalt. With 4G competition heating up around Australia, telcos are keen to stamp their mark on the technology.

  • 4G wars: The road to 4G for Telstra

    Premium-Inhalt. Telstra, the number one telco in Australia, has clearly led the race in the 4G war and was the first company to announce 4G plans.

  • 4G wars: Telstra betting big on 4G

    Premium-Inhalt. With 4G competition heating up around Australia, telcos are keen to stamp their mark on the technology.

  • Microsoft researchers explore 'job-centric' cloud model

    Premium-Inhalt. Elasticity -- the ability to ramp up or down computing resources depending on need -- is one of the key benefits of cloud computing. Not being shackled to their own, in-house hardware means organisations can dial up the amount of resources they need to crunch big data sets, run their Web presence during spikes and troughs in demand and process periodic jobs without needing the internal resources necessary to cope with peak demand.

  • EU antitrust regulators let Microsoft limit browsers on Windows RT

    Premium-Inhalt. European Union regulators will not force Microsoft to open its Windows RT operating system to rival browsers, the Brussels-based antitrust agency said Wednesday.

  • Surface tablets can take a fall

    Premium-Inhalt. NEW YORK -- Microsoft officials on Thursday demonstrated how the new Surface tablet can withstand a fall from several feet onto a carpeted floor and is strong enough to be used as a skateboard.

  • Analysts dissect Microsoft's Windows 8 pitch

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's top executives, including CEO Steve Ballmer and the head of Windows, Steven Sinofsky, took the stage in New York today to launch Windows 8 and its sibling, Windows RT.

  • Clean your screen

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

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story "Samsung says ITU ruling in favor of Apple would mean less choice, higher prices," which ran Wednesday, used the wrong acronym in the headline and the first paragraph. The ruling was from the ITC.

  • Scotland plans £325m public services network

    Premium-Inhalt. Scottish ministers have revealed details of a plan to create a £325 million wide area network, dubbed SWAN, which will be available for use by all public service organisations within Scotland.

  • ICO fines council £120k for lack of encryption software

    Premium-Inhalt. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Stoke-on-Trent City Council £120,000 for failing to provide its legal department with encryption software, where a solicitor sent emails to the wrong address.

  • Government dismisses Lords’ recommendations on open dark fibre

    Premium-Inhalt. The UK government has largely shunned recommendations put forward by the House of Lords Communications Committee, following a controversial inquiry that warned of a closed and anti-competitive broadband infrastructure being created.

  • SocGen rogue trader loses computer misuse appeal

    Premium-Inhalt. Jerome Kerviel, a former trader at Socit Gnrale, who was sentenced to three years in prison in 2010 after being convicted of unauthorised computer use, forgery and breach of trust, has lost his appeal.

  • Infor CEO: Windows mobile isn’t popular enough for us to develop Surface apps

    Premium-Inhalt. Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor, the third largest enterprise applications vendor in the market, has confirmed that he has no plans to develop applications for Microsoft's new Windows 8 Surface tablet.

  • iPad mini pricing, fourth-generation iPads take some by surprise

    Premium-Inhalt. Even though the unveiling of a smaller version of the iPad was heading into Tuesday's media event, Apple still managed to surprise more than a few people with the --though perhaps in ways that not everyone was hoping for.

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