Category Archives: Allgemein

Watch Microsoft’s Ignite Live stream today 9:00 am ET

Microsoft’s Ignite conference begins today, September 25, and is been held up to September 29, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Microsoft’s keynotes are live-streamed from Microsoft’s Ignite site. The first live stream starts today, September 25, 2017, 9:00 am eastern time.

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Microsoft Answers forum down?

[German]Just a short message: It seems that the Microsoft Answers forum is currently down. I can’t reach the English and the German forums at

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65 % of US tech users are using VPN

[German]A recent security survey shows, that nearly 2/3 of US techies are using a VPN for their private and business Internet communication. 

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Tip: DeepL, a German machine tranlator beating Bing/Google

Today a tip for my English language blog readers. My German blog far more articles then this English language blog. Since a week a new and free translation service, named DeepL, is online. The service is operated by a German … Continue reading

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BiglyBT: New Open Source torrent client

Two former developers from Vuze project has launched a new Open Source torrent client, called BiglyBT. The developers, who were also part of the original Azureus team, have started a new Azureus branch, one they will actively maintain. Further details … Continue reading

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Microsoft pulls Updates for Outlook 2010/2013/2016

Microsoft has pulled some updates for Outlook 2010/2013/2016 that shall fix some issues caused by June 13, 2017 security updates. Since that day Microsoft tried to fix those issues and released additional patches. Some of these patches has been pulled … Continue reading

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Windows Insider MVP-Award

[German]Just a short information. Microsoft has granted the Windows Insider MVP 2017 award to me. It’s the 2nd Windows Insider MVP award, after I received Windows Consumer MVP awards in 2013, 2014, 2015.

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EU Antitrust Commission fines Google €2.42 billion

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.

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Is Google facing a record E.U. Fine by End of August 2017?

There is a rumor that European antitrust officials are preparing a record fine against Google. Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s competition chief, is reported ‘in the final stages of ruling on the case’.

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100 Jahre John F. Kennedy

Sorry, this post was planned for my German blog and has been moved.

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