Category Archives: Allgemein

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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EU Commission fines Facebook €110 million

The European Commission has fined Facebook €110 million for providing incorrect or misleading information during the Commission’s 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp.

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Is Outlook.com down?

It seems, that Microsoft’s Outlook.com has a worldwide outage. First I noticed, that a fresh outlook.de account, I set up this morning, dropped sync errors.

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Happy new year 2017

I wish all of you a happy new year 2017. (Source: from my German Japan-Blog  – cherry blossom in April in Japan – photo was taken during one of my stays in Japan in 1989)

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Merry Christmas 2016

I wish all my blog readers a peaceful Christmas season 2016. The motive I choose for this year for Christmas greetings is a bit strange. A British pilot decided a few weeks ago to flight the shape of a Christmas … Continue reading

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