Meldungen vom 25.07.2009

  • Informatiker und Freiberufler

    So planen Sie Ihre IT-Karriere

    Welche Chancen Programmierer, Quereinsteiger, Wirtschaftsinformatiker und andere IT-Profis derzeit haben und wie sie beruflich vorankommen, verrät Karriereexpertin Svenja Hofert. …mehr

  • Privacy matters: When is personal data truly de-identified?

    The (HHS) is about to rule whether health care entities will need to notify patients if their de-identified data -- patient data that has been stripped of all potential for identifying individuals, which is often used for research and development -- is breached. As it stands now, de-identified data is not subject to the new breach-notification rules imposed by the HITECH privacy provisions of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus package. The debate pits privacy activists on the one side -- who often support notification -- with health care organizations on the other, which say the quality of health care hangs in the balance. …mehr

  • Network Solutions warns merchants after hack

    Criminals may have stolen more than half a million credit card numbers from merchant servers hosted by Networks Solutions, the Internet hosting company warned Friday. …mehr

  • Opinion: Mobile carriers ring up big money on customers' backs

    The Senate Commerce Committee, headed by Sen. John Kerry, (D-Mass.), is holding hearings on whether carrier exclusivity deals are good for the telecommunications industry. The most obvious example is . If you want an iPhone in the U.S., you have to use AT&T as your carrier. Want a Palm Pre? You're stuck with Sprint. Like the Android G1? Hope you like T-Mobile. …mehr

  • Microsoft to rush out emergency IE patch

    Microsoft is taking the unusual step of rushing out two emergency security patches ahead of its regularly scheduled updates on Aug. 11. …mehr

  • Ericsson wins auction to buy Nortel wireless business

    Sweden's LM Ericsson has won the bidding war over the wireless assets of Nortel Networks, agreeing to pay US$1.13 billion for the financially beleaguered Canadian company's CDMA business and LTE Access technology. …mehr

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