Category Archives: General

Operation DisrupTor: 179 Dark Net actors arrested

[German]In a coordinated opration, international law enforcement agencies led by the German Federal Criminal Police (BKA) have arrested 179 persons involved in the purchase and sale of illegal goods and services in the Dark Net all over the world. The … Continue reading

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Google sends out invitations for Sept. 30, 2020

Google yesterday sent out invitations to a hardware event for the end of September 2020 to the press. The event will run under the motto ‘Launch Night In – Made By Google’ and is scheduled to take place on September … Continue reading

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Taboola and Outbrain ends Merger talks

A brief note: The two platforms Taboola and Outbrain end the talks about a merger of the platforms that were announced a year ago in a pompous way. CNBC reports this in this article. Both platforms offer web publishers the … Continue reading

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Cloud: Apple, Google and Dropbox in focus by Italian antitrust authority

[German]Italy’s antitrust authority has initiated a formal investigation procedure against the US providers Apple, Google and Dropbox. The proceedings relate to alleged unfair business practices and the possible existence of unfair terms in the terms of contract. Advertising

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Legal action against arbitrary Microsoft account suspension in Europe

[German]Microsoft requires registration and use of a Microsoft account (online account) for many activities, but reserves the right to block and deactivate this account immediately. For the person affected, this means ‘digital death’ and possibly financial loss. This is the … Continue reading

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OS /Windows/Browser Share (August 2020)

[German]At the beginning of September 2020, I would like to take a look at the current figures for desktop operating system share as of the end of August 2020. Furthermore, there is a look at the browser shares on the … Continue reading

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What is Microsoft’s MeTAOS (Meta-OS)?

[German]Over the weekend, the news that Microsoft is working on an operating system MeTAOS became public. The abbreviation MeTAOS is a special notation that stands for Meta-OS, i.e. a meta operating system. Here is some information about this topic. Advertising

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What is Microsoft’s MeTAOS (Meta-OS)?

[German]Over the weekend, the news that Microsoft is working on an operating system MeTAOS made the rounds. The abbreviation MeTAOS is a special notation that stands for Meta-OS, i.e. a meta operating system. Here is some information about this topic. … Continue reading

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Cumulative updates and changes to the KB articles

This week, Microsoft has talked about changes to knowledge base articles that are created for cumulative updates. Azure also wants to provide better information about service outages. Advertising

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Microsoft VLSC License Summary FAQ and changes with VLSC Login

[German]Microsoft is currently making some changes with regard to its access to the Volume Licensing Center (VLSC) – I had reported about this in the blog post FYI: Microsoft VLSC access from October 2020 via business or school account. Now … Continue reading

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