Category Archives: General

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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Finnish Consumer Disputes Board: Microsoft has to compensate for “Forced upgrade to Windows 10”

[German]The Finnish Consumer Disputes Board decided, that Microsoft had no contractual right to install a new operating system without asking for permission. Microsoft has to compensate Windows 10 “Forced Installation” damage to consumer.

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Happy New Year 2019

(Source: Pexels/Pixabay CC0 License)

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Merry Christmas…

to all of my blog readers.

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#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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