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Sophos sold to investment firm Thoma Bravo

Short information for people using Sophos security solutions or Sandboxie. The private equity investment company Thoma Bravo will probably take over the security specialist. The info came out a week ago. Advertising

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IT failure stops production at German car manufaturer Porsche

[German]An IT failure temporarily shut down the entire production of German car manufacturer Porsche on Tuesday (October 15, 2019). Here is some information on the topic. Advertising

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Blizzard blocks account deletion after Hong Kong boycott?

[German]The game provider Blizzard probably started to block the deletion of user accounts after the Hongkong boycott call. Here is some information about what this is all about. Advertising

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Happy Sysadmin day 2019

On the last Friday in July (today July 26, 2019) is Sysadmin-Day, on which system administrators all over the world are celebrated. This memorial day was invented by system administrator Ted Kekatos and has been held since July 28, 2000. … Continue reading

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Microsoft slaps its silver and gold partners

[German]Microsoft is currently slapping its Silver and Gold partners and Action Pack buyer with some changes to the ‘terms and conditions’ that make them much worse. Internal use licenses of Action Pack will be removed, and support calls are charged. … Continue reading

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Microsoft closes Mixed Reality Studio in Berlin

It was just a short episode that Microsoft did there in Berlin. The Mixed Reality Studio in Berlin is closed after 2 1/2 years, 10 employees have to look for a new job. Advertising

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Copyright take down for Microsoft Youtube video

Gotcha: That went pretty stupid. Microsoft uploaded a video with a presentation to YouTube. And suddenly the video was blocked because of suspected copyright violation. Advertising

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Google suspends cooperation with Huawei

Google (and other US companies) has suspended cooperation with chinese device manufacturer Huawei – due to a measure based on sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Advertising

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May 1st: Labor day

Today we have May 1st, and here in Germany is Labor day. I spend the day on a long walk in sunny weather – it’s spring time here in Germany– had some barbecue – and enjoyed a nearly perfect day … Continue reading

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BUILD 2019 Agenda

Microsoft has released the complete agenda of all sessions of it’s BUILD 2019 developer conference. BUILD 2019 starts at Mai 6. 2019. More details may be found here. Advertising

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