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CheckMK also raises its prices

[German]In the article Paessler switches PRTG license model to subscriptions üI had just reported on a change from their license model to subscriptions. The bottom line is that this will lead to massive price increases. But CheckMK has probably also … Continue reading

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Kaspersky Antivirus: Sales and update freeze in the USA; sanctions against Kaspersky management

[German]A heavy blow to antivirus provider Kaspersky. The US government has banned its software in the USA and the product may no longer be sold. And updates may soon no longer be supplied either. In addition, twelve senior Kaspersky employees … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Google I/O on May 14, 2024

Google plans to hold its developer conference Google I/O on May 14, 2024, as announced here. The agenda is still largely empty, but there will be over 100 sessions. Neowin.net writes here that Google I/O 2024 will largely be an … Continue reading

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Microsoft BUILD on May 21 – 23, 2024

Microsoft plans to hold this year's BUILD developer conference from May 21-23, 2024 in Seattle at the Seattle Convention Center. The company announced this yesterday. Advertising

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Merry Christmas 2023

I wish all blog readers a Merry Christmas 2023. While browsing the web this week, I came across Santa Claus, who now seems to be traveling on a rocket sled, as you can see in the image on the left. … Continue reading

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Broadcom plans to sell VMware end-user computing and carbon black businesses

[German]A few weeks ago, it was announced that Broadcom had completed the acquisition of VMware. Now Broadcom is moving to sell all of VMware's end-user computing and Carbon Black (endpoint security solution) businesses. Advertising

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40 years of Turbo Pascal

[German]I recently recognized that the Turbo Pascal development environment was introduced by Borland 40 years ago. But it completely passed me by. I myself only came into contact with Turbo Pascal around 1987/1988. Today, a brief look back for the … Continue reading

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Microsoft decommission the Technet Wiki, will be read-only from Dec. 5, 2023

[German]A quick note for people who may have published content in the Microsoft Technet Wiki or would still like to access it. I have just noticed that Microsoft will probably remove or delete (decommission) this content in the future. This … Continue reading

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BlueSky Invite codes available for my readers

I'm at BlueSky (@etguenni.bsky.social) and I have some spare invite codes for BlueSky (the X/Twitter alternative at bsky.app, see also this post) to give away for free to my blog readers. Just leave a comment with a valid email address … Continue reading

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Shock: Sam Altman fired from OpenAI, and Greg Brockman leaves also

[German]It is a real quake and the employees of OpenAI are probably shocked. The founder and figurehead of OpenAI has been fired as CEO and Greg Brockman has also been removed from the board. Chief Technology Officer Mira Murati is … Continue reading

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