Category Archives: General

Microsoft extends certifications (MCSA, MCSD, MCSE)

[German]Change in training and Microsoft certifications for MCSA, MCSD, MCSE. Redmond has just announced a 7-month extension of the certification to January 31, 2021 due to the Corona crisis. Advertising

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Technet Gallery will be retired in June 2020

[German]Short information: Microsoft plans to retire it’s Technet (Code) Gallery in June 2020. That means the Technet Gallery with instructions, scripts and all kinds of useful information disappears. Advertising

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Google search and the curse of algorithms: The logo of the ‘Democratic Party’ is shown as a rat

[German]The Google search suddenly returned the symbol of a rat (instead of a donkey or a mule) when searching for the Democratic Party (USA). Here is a brief look at the facts. Take it with humour in times of the … Continue reading

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Apple gets 1.1 billion euros fine in France

[English]The French government’s competition watchdog has fined Apple a record 1.1 billion euros for anti-competitive behaviour. Here are a few information about that case. Advertising

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Microsoft BUILD 2020 will be held as a virtual Conference

Microsoft’s developer conference BUILD 2020 was actually planned for May 19-21, 2020 in Seattle (USA) – see Microsoft Build Conference: Registration possible. Due to the Covid 19 crisis, this conference will be a ‘virtual event’. Advertising

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Sophos acquired by Thoma Bravo

[German]UK security vendor Sophos has been (finally) acquired by US private equity investor group Thomas Bravo for the price of $3.9 billion. That has been announced recently. Advertising

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Windows reorg at Microsoft

At Microsoft there is once again a reorganization in the Windows division. The head of the Surface development is now also the head of the Windows development. Therefore Joe Belfiore will be the head of the office division. Advertising

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Microsoft Build Conference: Registration possible

Microsoft is holding its major developer conference Build 2020 from 19 to 21 May in Seattle. Registration is now possible on this website.  Advertising

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Thunderbird: Project moves to MZLA

[German]A brief information about Thunderbird. The project and the developers move away from the Mozilla Foundation to the MZLA Technologies Corporation. Blog reader Ralf mentioned it in this comment. Was planned in the past and has now been announced in … Continue reading

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Google I/O 2020 May 12-14

The Google developer conference Google I/O will be held this year from 12 to 14 May 2020. The conference venue will again be the Shoreline Amphitheater, located in Mountain View near Google’s headquarters, where Google has hosted the event in … Continue reading

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