Germany vs Facebook real name policy

Germany vs Facebook real name policy

Germany vs Facebook real name policy is causing somewhat of a stir on social media at the moment. This comes soon after the Hamburg data protection authority reported Facebook could not ask users for their official ID, nor change users' desired usernames to their real names. Do you agree or … [Read more...]

Mark Zuckerberg celebrates Berlin Wall 25th anniversary

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Today is the official anniversary of Germany’s re-unification, and is now known as an official German national holiday. Next month is the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and to celebrate this Mark Zuckerberg has taken to his Facebook account with a message. Mark Zucerberg’s … [Read more...]

Media Markt closes, but large re-opening Oct 4

Media Markt closes, but large re-opening Oct 4

The words ‘Media Markt schließt” is being reported everywhere at the moment, and what this means in English is “Media Market Closes.” The stores closed on October 2 and will apparently re-open on Friday, October 4. OSM visited the official Media Markt Deutschland Fcaebook page and they had the … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy XCover: WaterProof All Terrain Spec

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As mobile devices reach their pinnacle in technology they become more and more expensive and valuable. Smart phones at the moment can contain almost your whole life in one small package, there will be apps for your banking details, your shopping needs recognised by an eBay app and your entire life … [Read more...]

German homes opted-out from Google Street View get vandalized

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You will probably already have heard of all the many stories concerning privacy issues on Google’s Street View and we have posted previously about privacy laws being broken and how personal information, including passwords have been collected by Google. In Germany this led to a clampdown by the … [Read more...]

Vodafone iPhone 4: For German Release?

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A new report states that, Vodafone will be selling iPhone 4 across Germany from October 28. This will come as a blow to Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile's parent company), who at the moment enjoy exclusivity of the smartphone. … [Read more...]