Category Archives: General

#FacebookDown: Worldwide issues

Currently it seems that Facebook (and its services like Instagram) are being disturbed worldwide. According to various reports, Twitter is probably also affected, although I can’t see any issue at the moment.

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IBM acquires Red Hat

IBM acquires Linux vendor Red Hat and will integrate Red Hat as a unit into its hybrid cloud division. Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst joins IBM’s senior management team and reports to IBM CEO Ginni Rometty. The deal is worth … Continue reading

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Exchange 2019 released, but no Windows Server 2019 available to deploy

[German]At the moment everything is going wrong at Microsoft: They have just released Exchange 2019, but the platform (Windows Server 2019) on which this software could run has been withdrawn.

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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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