Category Archives: General

Apple Event on October 30, 2018

Apple invited the US press today to an event in New York on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The event will start at 10:00 a.m. local time at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House.

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died at 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1975, died of cancer on Monday, October 15, 2018, at the age of 65, according to CNBC. Born in 1953, Allen left Microsoft as early as 1983 after being diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Google+ is ‘sunsetting’

After Google had to admit a data leak  on its social network Google+ API,  Google+ is discontinued for private users in August 2019. Google+ will be continue only to run internal for Google employees.

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October the 1st, a historic day

Somehow, looking at the calendar, I noticed that today is October 1st. A date with historical significance, not only that today the Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to two cancer researchers.

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Microsoft Managed Desktop announced

[German]The rumours have been confirmed, at the beginning of August 2018 some reports about a ‘Desktop as a service’ (DaaS) from Microsoft has been published? The assumption was, that Microsoft could offer devices on a rental basis. This is now … Continue reading

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Ups, Linus Torvalds says sorry for his rude behavior

[German]Linus Torvalds, the creator of the Linux operating system and till now the kernel maintainer, is known and feared by developers for his often harsh words and reactions.  Now Torvalds has apologized for his rude behavior of recent years.

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Is MS Re-Org the Windows group after V1809 release?

[German]Is Microsoft planning a major restructuring of its Windows product group or the Windows area after Windows 10 Version 1809 has been completed in development? Will the chairs be back again in Redmond?

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A mysterious PowerShell error message

Warning, it’s a kind of joke, but it’s real. Windows is used everywhere. As a Windows user I ‘ve seen several obscure error messages. Now a somewhat obscure case has come to my eyes.

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Happy ‘Labor Day’ …

While we in Europe are starting into a working week, in the USA is a public holiday – Labor Day, always on the first Monday in September.

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Kickstarter project: Cloudbook

Today I like to share a short info about a kickstarter project, for which I was made aware last week. The idea: Stream hardware/performance from a high-end PC to a lightweight and affordable notebook via Stream OS. The first step … Continue reading

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