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Videofile conversion

under_constructionIt’s time, to bring the embedded video files up to code again.
As FLV seems not to be well-embeddable these days, I decided
to re-encode all previously embedded files to MP4 and have them
played back with a more modern MP4 video player based upon HTML5.

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April 7, 2016Netspark No Comments »
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Now THAT’S innovative!

SAMSUNGSome of us still can remember films like Blade Runner or other
futuristic movies that show displays larger than houses or such
ones that are simply wall-mounted and flat. Okay, some newer
TV models are also extremely slim today. But…

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June 23, 2015Netspark No Comments »
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April’s Fools!

AprilsFoolsToday it’s time again for April’s fools! Have you been caught
with fake messages or pranks played on you? If not (like me),
there’s some more subtle yet recognizable Aprils Fools news.
If possible, I’ll consolidate the best ones here for you.

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April 1, 2015Netspark No Comments »
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Swiss SNB cancels EUR floor – Euro drops!

Euro_crackingIt was a hefty reaction today at the stock echanges worldwide and
even currency exchange markets had a big shock when the Swiss
National Bank declared to drop the Euro floor. From the magic
1.20 CHF line, the Euro noted at lowermost 0.82 CHF.

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January 15, 2015Netspark No Comments »
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UK and their phobia against privacy

WhatsApp SpyAs you might have already noticed, UK premier Cameron today stated that
encrypted chat tools on either device shall no longer be allowed or they get
banned (in the UK). Okay, the terror act in Paris wasn’t very good either
but using this as a reason to disallow normal people have privacy?

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January 13, 2015Netspark No Comments »
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Aereo taken offline by Court order

AereoImageAereo, known as Online Stream Cloud service, allowed people
to watch TV shows via Cloud recording. Even timeshift was
possible which meant to advertisers loss of “customers” as
TV ads could easily be skipped by the touch of a button.

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June 30, 2014Netspark No Comments »
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2 undecillion US$

Al_Bundy_Weird2.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000 US$ (= 2×10^36)
You may probably wonder about the big number followed by a dollar sign.
No, this isn’t the actual finacial debt of the USA. And no, this ain’t the
world’s total economic finance strength.

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May 19, 2014Netspark No Comments »
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Heartbleed – Or when the IT goes crazy

heartbleedSince the leak got public, every IT service provider is going crazy about
the heartbleed bug that is active with OpenSSL 1.0.1 to 1.0.1f. But what
exactly makes the heartbleed bug so dangerous? This website has com-
prehensive information available for those running OpenSSL.

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April 10, 2014Netspark No Comments »
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RAM, Storage and new lands to reach

seagate_enterprise_capacity_3.5_hdd_v4_01Long time, the IT seems to have slept the winter over in order to feed
us with new data storage gadgets. Seagate has announced a 6TB drive,
SanDisk has announced it’s 128GB microSDXC and Hynix seems to
have built the first 128GB(!) DDR4 memory stripe.

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April 8, 2014Netspark No Comments »
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Weird names and the problems

WeirdNamesNot only can unspeakable names cause trouble during communication but
also when it comes to official documents that simply don’t have enough
space to write out an entire surname. In this case, a 54 years old woman
from Hawaii had to deal with the very same problem for years.

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December 31, 2013Netspark No Comments »
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USA, NSA and the Spying (Part 2)

NSASpyHere we go again, and it looks bad for Germany to process an Anti-Spy-Act
with the USA. Susan Rice has officially stated that the USA are NOT willing
to give a non-spying warranty in the future and thus create a precedence
case for other countries to demand such from the USA.

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December 17, 2013Netspark No Comments »
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Detroit has declared bankruptcy!

DollarStacksDetroit has hard financial times ahead. So hard, that Detroit has finally
applied for ordered bankruptcy according to Chapter 13 of the United
States bankruptcy code. This means, the city is undergoing an ordered
reorganization of the finances in order to get up to shape again.

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December 4, 2013Netspark No Comments »
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Farewell, Winamp!

winampSome saw this acoming, many of the early MP3 adopter will miss it.
Winamp 5.666 will definitely be the last release of the legendary,
15 years-old media player that revolutionized MP3 playback on Win95,
Win98, Win2K and XP. With Vista/Seven VLC and MPC HC took place.

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November 22, 2013Netspark No Comments »
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LG is watching you!

LGSpyWell For a very long time, TV sets were nothing more than an image
projector. Since TV sets nowadays have a computer built-in so they can
display entire online content and smart innovations like image
improvement, their abilities can reach far beyond your imagination…

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November 20, 2013Netspark No Comments »
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Nature can be spooky…

videoIf you see 20m tall trees vanishing then you make yourself think about
what made them vanish. In this video, some boaters are just filming a
tree group sinking into a giant sinkhole in Assumption Perish, Louisiana.
The sinkhole is the result of a hidden gas and oil reservoir below the lake.

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November 14, 2013Netspark No Comments »
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Non-suitable Halloween costumes

Al_Bundy_WeirdThere are costumes that shouldn’t be worn. No matter, where! Especially
when it’s about a sensitive subject where many, and I mean MANY,
people could be pissed off when seeing that. In this case, two british girls
from Chester slithered tremendously from fame into shame.

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November 8, 2013Netspark No Comments »
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