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Happy New Year 2018

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Bye, bye 2017

It was a fiery year 2017, with Windows 10 and various ‘achievements’ of US software developers (and their colleagues from Asia), which kept me busy as a blogger. Now it’s time to say good bye to 2017 and greeting the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2017

I wish you all a Merry Christmas 2017. Instead of a picture of a christmas tree, I like to offer you the special great piano video … (Source: YouTube)

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Microsoft developer conference „Connect();“ (15.-17.11.2017)

The virtual Microsoft developer conference Connect will take place from 15 to 17 November 2017. The motto:”Build apps of the future today”.

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Canon loses „Dongle Gear“ cartrige patent case in Germany

[German]The Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) issued a groundbreaking ruling on recycling toner cartridges. The printer company Canon had filed a patent infringement suit against the German printer cartridge manufacturers wta Carsten Weser GmbH and KMP PrintTechnik AG. The Canon … Continue reading

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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 answers.microsoft.com.

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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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