Category Archives: General

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They have just released Exchange 2019, but the platform (Windows Server 2019) on which this software could run has been withdrawn.

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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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