Meldungen vom 01.06.2009

  • Gehälter in der IT

    Warum Frauen weniger Geld verdienen

    Frauen verdienen immer noch schlechter als Männer, auch in der IT. Dabei könnten sie deutlich mehr herausholen. …mehr

  • Microsoft buys software for Amalga e-health platform

    Microsoft has purchased software from Merck & Co. to make its Amalga data-aggregation and management software more useful to life sciences and pharmaceutical researchers, the company said Monday. …mehr

  • $660 BlackBerry Bold Case in Crocodile, Python and Ostrich

    Maker of things shiny and sleek, U.K. based designer has released another exorbitantly expensive BlackBerry accessory: The new BlackBerry Bold case, available in variety of colors--like black, red, gray, brown and Caribbean blue--and leathers, including crocodile and ostrich-skin. …mehr

  • HP Expands AI Portfolio with Integration of VMware vSphere 4

    HP announced the integration of VMware vSphere 4 into its HP Adaptive Infrastructure (AI) portfolio. …mehr

  • EA Sports still in the game, intros MMA, Grand Slam Tennis

    At the EA Press Conference, the teams behind Madden, Fight Night, and more announced the next iterations of their games and revealed hints of two new franchises. …mehr

  • EMC bids $1.8 billion for Data Domain

    EMC on Monday moved to head off NetApp's proposed acquisition of data de-duplication vendor Data Domain, offering about US$1.8 billion compared with NetApp's May 20 bid of $1.5 billion. …mehr

  • GemStone Ties Up with Sophis

    GemStone Systems announced that it has partnered with Sophis, a provider of cross-asset, front-to-back trading and risk management solutions for investment banks, asset managers, hedge funds and insurance companies. By embedding the GemFire data fabric in its RISQUE (sell-side) and VALUE (buy-side) solutions, Sophis will provide its clients access to GemFire's low-latency, high-throughput and continuous availability features for business-critical data. …mehr

  • Account sharing iPhone app loophole may be closed with update

    A loophole known as "account sharing," which allows the same iPhone applications to be downloaded more than once on separate phones or iPods could be closed with the iPhone 3.0 update. …mehr

  • Simmtronics Launches 2GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory

    Simmtronics Semiconductors Ltd. has announced the launch of 2GB DDR3-1333 MHz 240-pin DIMMs for both Desktops & Notebooks, targeted towards power users like gamers, animators and graphic designers. Simmtronics' DDR3-Modules are currently available in 2GB capacity with life time warranty. DDR3, the successor to DDR2 Memory, is expected to soon become the industry standard for PC Memory Modules. The operating voltage of DDR3 Memory Modules also offers reduction in power consumption of 30% compared 1.8V to 1.5V, thus reducing actual Memory power consumption by 20-30% compared to systems with DDR2 Memory. …mehr

  • Hong Kong gives location-based weather info via public Wi-Fi

    The Hong Kong Observatory and the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) announced Monday location-specific weather information is now available at more than 300 government premises with free public Wi-Fi service under the Government Wi-Fi (GovWiFi) program. …mehr

  • Match Tiles Every Way With In-Poculis Mahjong

    Mahjong games come in two varieties: The "Shovelware" type, which contain thousands of boards, tile sets, and so on, and the "Enhanced Gameplay" type, which focus on graphics, animation, sound, and innovations. (US$14, shareware) is the latter type. …mehr

  • Wikipedia to Scientologists: Edit this, suckers

    Memo to Tom Cruise: You're outta here, dude. …mehr

  • Fujitsu Introduces Third Generation of x10sure Technology

    Fujitsu Technology Solutions introduced the third generation of x10sure technology, which reportedly lowers the barriers holding small and medium-sized businesses back from exploiting the massive price-performance benefits of server virtualization -- without risking the domino effect of multiple virtual machine crashes due to the failure of a single physical host. …mehr

  • Xbox Gains Facebook and Twitter Integration

    Microsoft's Xbox is about to get a lot more social. and will soon be coming to the system, Microsoft announced Monday, bringing an interactive boost to the entertainment console. …mehr

  • Xbox Live DLC will soon include full games

    We just got the word from Sid Shuman, one of GamePro's pairs of eyes at E3, that Microsoft will be introducing full downloadable games from Xbox Live starting in August. By simply using your credit card and bypassing the whole Microsoft Points net, you'll be able to grab titles like Bioshock, Mass Effect, Assassin's Creed, and Civilization Revolution digitally. …mehr

  • Cisco opens up unified service delivery to providers

    As the demand for cloud services continuously increase, solutions provider Cisco introduces a Unified Service Delivery system, aimed at helping providers build a foundation for cloud services through the integration of Cisco's data center portfolio and Unified Computing architecture. …mehr

  • SaaS: Bailing out government IT

    Next year, as directed by the Constitution, the U.S. Census Bureau will enumerate the country's citizens. That can be tricky when some of them want to go unnoticed. But this time the Census Bureau will use to try to accomplish that task. …mehr

  • Mob games for the iPhone

    , Zynga's hugely popular massively multiplayer online game, encourages players to rob, extort ,and kill as much as they can with the goal of amassing more power and money than Al Capone ever dreamed of cramming into . With some 10 million Mafiosi warring on Facebook and comparable numbers on MySpace, it was only a matter of time before Zynga expanded its empire to the iPhone and iPod touch, spawning a host of imitators. (Zynga's game was itself an imitation of Mob Wars, which led to the inevitable . …mehr

  • Complete list of Guitar Hero 5 contributing artists released

    Activision has decided to release a little bit of excitement to the Guitar Hero fans. Behold: the confirmed list of all the artists and bands that will find their songs in , coming September 1 to the Xbox 360, the PS2, the PS3, and the Wii. …mehr

  • Xbox 360 service improvements put Apple TV to shame

    Microsoft's new plans to enhance its Xbox 360 video game console's potential as a home entertainment hub may ultimately put pressure on Apple to improve the Apple TV, if revelations at this week's in Los Angeles are any indication. …mehr

  • EMC aims to beat out NetApp with $1.8B bid for Data Domain

    Less than two weeks after to buy leading data deduplication vendor , EMC has come out and offered to pay $1.8 billion for the company. …mehr

  • Kojima reveals new Metal Gear Solid title for Xbox

    In a surprise appearance, Hideo Kojima, the mastermind behind the Metal Gear series announced today during Microsoft's E3 keynote that he is in development on a completely new Metal Gear title to the Xbox 360. …mehr

  • Tiny .biz domain names to be auctioned off to highest bidders

    How much is or worth? …mehr

  • Apple patches QuickTime bug that was hidden in book

    Apple has issued patches for its QuickTime and iTunes software, fixing critical security flaws along with a bug that was first hinted at earlier this year in a book on Macintosh computer hacking. …mehr

  • Inventec ready to ship Snapdragon laptop in Q4

    One of the world's largest contract PC makers expects to begin shipping its first laptop based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon microprocessor later this year, it said Monday. …mehr

  • QuickTime 7.6.2 enhances security, updated for iTunes 8.2

    Apple on Monday released and Windows. The update is available for download from Apple's Web site and through the Software Update system preference. …mehr

  • EMC bids $1.8 billion for Data Domain

    EMC on Monday moved to head off NetApp's proposed acquisition of data de-duplication vendor Data Domain, offering about US$1.8 billion compared with NetApp's May 20 bid of $1.5 billion. …mehr

  • Can the cloud succeed without a killer app?

    So what will be the killer app that drives innovation in cloud computing? Perhaps none, because no killer app is needed, a Sun executive suggested during a panel discussion Mondayat the event in San Francisco, which opened just prior to the conference. Panelists including Tim Bray, Sun's director of Web technologies and a founder of XML, and , Sun's CTO for cloud computing, touched on a variety of topics pertaining to the cloud concept, including what CIOs might think of it. With cloud computing, users access application and data services hosted over the Internet by a third party; a company's own data could be hosted inside a cloud. …mehr

  • Busted: the NSW Police crime fighting toolkit

    NSW Police will have access to a new forensic information database within nine months along with a suite of centralised records management and field imaging systems. …mehr

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