Tag Archives: Microsoft

What is Microsoft’s MeTAOS (Meta-OS)?

[German]Over the weekend, the news that Microsoft is working on an operating system MeTAOS made the rounds. The abbreviation MeTAOS is a special notation that stands for Meta-OS, i.e. a meta operating system. Here is some information about this topic. … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s account suspensions and the OneDrive ‘nude’ photos

[German]Users of a Microsoft account – needed for Microsoft services or in Windows 10 – may facing a strange behaviro. Their Microsoft account may be suspended without a warning for life time. One reason could be OneDrive  content, that violates … Continue reading

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Is Microsoft planning a ‘Windows 10 Cloud-PC’ for 2021?

[German]There is a new rumor that Microsoft could start as early as spring 2021 with something like a Windows 10 cloud PC. Possibly a counterpart to Google’s Chrome OS devices? Or something more like a Windows Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) … Continue reading

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Linux malware detection with Microsoft’s project Freta

[German]Microsoft Research has now announced the Freta project. It is a cloud-based malware detection service to detect rootkits, cryptominers and previously undiscovered malware strains lurking in Linux cloud VM images. Advertising

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Microsoft closes all retail stores

In its latest announcement Microsoft says they closes all Microsoft stores worldwide. This will change the temporary closure of the stores in the context of the coronavirus pandemic into a permanent shutdown. Advertising

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Microsofts closes Mixer streaming service

[German]A surprising announcement for me: Microsoft will close its mixer streaming service as of July 22, 2020, and will pass on existing partners and streamers to Facebook Gaming. Advertising

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Microsoft sends a cease and desist to Berlin’s data protection commissioner

[German]Microsoft Germany has send a cease and desist to Berlin’s Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information. An action that leaves many observers somewhat speechless. The warning concerns guidelines for video conferencing, which provide information on test criteria for … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (April 14, 2020)

[German]On April 14, 2020, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, Internet Explorer, etc. Here is a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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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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