Category Archives: General

instagramdown: Instagramm is down – worldwide

The Instagram platform, which belongs to Facebook and on which people can post photos, is currently unavailable worldwide. Something serious must have happened.

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Microsoft closes Mixed Reality Studio in Berlin

It was just a short episode that Microsoft did there in Berlin. The Mixed Reality Studio in Berlin is closed after 2 1/2 years, 10 employees have to look for a new job.

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Copyright take down for Microsoft Youtube video

Gotcha: That went pretty stupid. Microsoft uploaded a video with a presentation to YouTube. And suddenly the video was blocked because of suspected copyright violation.

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Google suspends cooperation with Huawei

Google (and other US companies) has suspended cooperation with chinese device manufacturer Huawei – due to a measure based on sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.

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May 1st: Labor day

Today we have May 1st, and here in Germany is Labor day. I spend the day on a long walk in sunny weather – it’s spring time here in Germany– had some barbecue – and enjoyed a nearly perfect day … Continue reading

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BUILD 2019 Agenda

Microsoft has released the complete agenda of all sessions of it’s BUILD 2019 developer conference. BUILD 2019 starts at Mai 6. 2019. More details may be found here.

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Microsoft restores deleted Technet- and MSDN-Blogs

[German]After massive protests, Microsoft seems to be rethinking and trying to restore the blog posts that were deleted on Technet and MSDN during the hiring of employee blogs.

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Blog has been down

Just a short note to my blog readers. All my blogs at borncity.com has been unreachable on Wednesday April 10, 2019. The reason: My provider had blocked my web package due to heavy traffic.

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Bye, bye Google+

The social network Google+ has been history since yesterday, when public user accounts were deleted on April 2, 2019. The end of a short excursion in which Google wanted to compete with Facebook.

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Google I/O will be held from May 7, till 9, 2019

Google holds a developer conference once a year, the Google I/O. Traditionally, this takes place in May. Now the date for 2019 has been announced.

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