Telegram control more, prominent politicians to wirecard scandal

Telegram control more, prominent politicians to Wirecard scandal

Because some communication of parties on the scandal ran around the relevant payment service provider wirecard uber telegram, politicians demand more control over the messenger service. Fabio de masi from the left, who in the wirecard investigation committee of the bundestag sab, said loud handelsblatt, if it is on telegram’s indications of heavy crimes, state resistances should be accessed by judicial arrangement to such content.

The meanwhile battered wirecard group had on 25. June 2020 bankruptcy filed. First of all, the number service providers had shifted several times the submission of the annual balance sheet 2019 and finally on the 18th. June suggested that 1.9 billion euros supposedly noticed on trust accounts did not exist. The immediate exclusive was that the economic provision ey refused the testat for the 2019 record. The prosecutor’s office goes from "gangmabige fraud" which lending banks and investors should have been brought by over three billion euros

Marsalk’s favorite channel

In the final report of the investigation committee, telegram in the wirecard management board was a major communication medium in the wirecard board, the "favorite channel" of the ex-board jan marsalk. His assistant had testified, in the spring of 2020 the communication "90 percent over telegram took place". "Presumptions and chat course with a familiar employee suggest that marsalk has kept company shares in the messenger service telegram", it is called in the report. Chat protocols should have been laid by him.


Confluent expands apache kafka for unlimited storage

Confluent expands Apache Kafka for unlimited storage

The streaming platform provider confluent works on a strategic conversion that makes its cloud service for event streaming easier, more efficient and cost-effective. As part of the metamorphosis project, the company now announces an unlimited and automatically managed storage (infinite storage) for confluent cloud based on apache kafka.

Clear real-time and historical data

So far, for the ckus provided on the event streaming platform (confluent unit for kafka) storage limits, because the operators are always committed to a balance between the retention duration and the cost of the memory required by developers and the costs incurred by developers. Confluent now wants to pursue this conflict, as the company founded by the former kafka developers believes that the previously full-time storage intervals from days to a few weeks in view of the growing number of applications and services that depend on event streaming data , no longer sufficient – like jun rao, is one of the coales of confluent, in his blog contribution exports.

Confluent cloud therefore wants to provide unlimited memory in short for standard and dedicated clusters, and thus the apparently of numerous kafka users converious destroy destroy destroys to expand the event streaming platform as a primary storage system for the database. By combining current (real time) and historical data in kafka love the entire system construction simplify so clearly so as not only to increase the accuracy of findings from the data, but also to provide users with a higher quality of the applications and services. So far, historical data – usually out of cost – are outsourced – into other data stores and integrated from there only with appropriate needs.


Good populists – bad populists

Good populists - bad populists

After the holland election we will still be ooper horen, a success is good or bad for europe. But which europe is actually meant? – a comment

"The european spring is close" tit the okoliberal taz two months ago. Yesterday is the leaf of european springbone. This is his correctness, but for the newspaper, it’s a metaphor that after brexit and trump election, the appendant of the real-exciting eu allegedly goes into the offensive.

Pulse of europe, liberalism with a shot of esotericism

There will be the fact that the liberals have again discovered the strain protest and want to defend the eu on the straws and burst with eu flag and the entire phrase apparatus of neoliberal capitalism, sold as european spring. But anyone who convinced eurocrats can actually be addressed by this mix of liberal policy-speaking and a shot of esotericism?


Are christians the most persecuted religious community in the world?

Are christians the most persecuted religious community in the world?

The last prayer of the christians in the circus maximus. Image: jean-leon gerôme (1863-1883) / public domain

No faith group is subjected to as much persecution as christianity and muslims are mostly to blame. This is a widespread thesis. But is it really true?

It wasn’t long ago that most people were allowed to use the term "persecution of christians" at most have encountered in school. Then, when the teacher discussed the roman empire in history class. But times have changed.


Water in the middle east: a quiet conflict

It has not rained extensively in the middle east for five years. The dispute over water aggravates the already tense situation

Water in the middle east is running out: springs are drying up, drinking water reserves are shrinking, and the once-frictional jordan river is a poor little stream. Palestinian farmers suffer the most, because agriculture in the west bank is becoming more and more difficult. But the water crisis is also becoming more visible in israel.

It has not rained extensively in the middle east for five years. The winter rains have simply failed to materialize. Whether climate change is to blame or not, no one can say for sure at the moment. One thing is clear: the region has not seen such a long dry spell in a long time, and it could aggravate the already difficult political situation even more.


German ambassador must leave venezuela

German ambassador must leave Venezuela

Picture juan guaido: us federal government. Picture nicolas maduro: wilsom slides / agência brasil / cc-by-3.0-br

Diplomat kriener has to leave the country within 48 hours. When the return of the "interim princes" guaido he asked "free elections"

The government of venezuela has on tuesday the german ambassador in caracas for his open support of the opposition "counterprasident" juan guaido reported. The german diplomat daniel kriener had been explained to the personna non grata’s internal affairs because of the interference in venezuela’s internal affairs, won it in a communique of the aufsmort. Kriener middle must leave the country within 48 hours. The award-friendly office in berlin dearly thought about a spokeswoman, you will take the further procedure "with our partners" discuss. Little father, father minister heiko maas (spd) kriener’s timely departure and return to germany.


Doom and gloom

The elimination of the full eleven reflects the situation of the country

The german eleven is eliminated, failed by its own inability to win. The catcalls that have erupted and will fill the gazettes and screens in the coming days were pre-programmed. Everyone knew that in portugal "rumpelfubball", that the team had offered in the run-up, no pot can be won, the deficits in playing technique are much too gross.

That’s why the completely exaggerated criticism that is now being leveled at the players is dishonest and objectively mendacious in the highest degree. Exactly those who are currently criticizing the players and calling them "bad guys" are the ones who are not "upper goon" and "europe’s fools" they were praising to the skies just a week ago, after the holland game. A reasonably good half against a divided and completely indisposed dutch team and the drawn outcome against this one "arch-enemy" the number of pages was enough to talk and write the national team into the final.


In the “climate emergency” act: biden charges putin and xi to online climate summit

in the'klima-notstand' handeln: biden ladt putin und xi zu online-klimagipfel ein'klima-notstand' handeln: biden ladt putin und xi zu online-klimagipfel ein

Us prasident joe biden wants to drive the efforts for climate protection and has also invited the prasidents from russia and china to an online summit meeting. The female house shared with, biders have for the online event on 22. And 23. April invitations to a total of 40 international top politicians pronounced. Among them, next to kremlin chef vladimir putin and china’s state and party leader xi jinping are also federal chancellor angela merkel and eu commission principles ursula von der leyen. The event should be transferred live on the internet.

Pursue "more ambitious emission destination"

With the summit, according to the senior house, the urgency of strong maws for climate protection and their economic benefits are underlined. Even before the us were "an ambitious emission goal" for the year 2030 as a new contribution for the paris climate agreement. Biden demanded other heads of state and government to use the online meeting, also to be astelled contribution. The next un climate conference is in november in scottish glasgow.

Biden had already announced shortly after his publicity in january that he was on 22. April – the so-called day of the earth – a climate summit be convened. Under his transaction of donald trump, which repeated doubts about climate change, the us had joined the parisian climate agreement. Still on the day of his swearing, biders have been juvened. The new prasident repeatedly revealed that the us was taking a role in the implementation of the agreement.


Google gives virtual reality and stops cardboard sales

Google gives Virtual Reality and stops Cardboard sales

"Google cardboard is no longer offered on the google store." with this short note, google will leave chapter virtual reality. Cardboard was a mobile phone holder as a cardboard box: rub a cardboard, put together, start app, insert mobile phone, and already had a virtual reality glasses. For the first time google had introduced the mobile phone accessories on google i / o 2014.

The principle of google cardboard is simple: the viewer looked through two plastic lenses on the clamped smartphone. One half of the display showed the image furs left eye, the other the right right. The head movements were evaluated by gyroscope and acceleration sensor and translated into control commands for the virtual world.

Google cardboard tried reporting from google i / o 2014 in san francisco (source: daniel aj sokolov)


Usa: lifting of iran sanctions possible without congress

Ahead of upcoming 5+1 negotiations on iran’s nuclear program, obama buys political leeway

Negotiations on iran’s nuclear program to resume next week. Experts are to meet first, followed a week later by political negotiators from the 5+1 countries and iran. Until 24. A decision is to be made in november. Iran is hoping for a suspension of sanctions, as are some western economic leaders. From washington an interesting signal is contributed to it. A treasury department study indicates that president obama may decide to suspend sanctions without a vote in congress.

The exact content of the treasury department study is not disclosed in the new york times report linked above. The study remains secret. The only thing that is emphasized is that the white house is stumped on this: should an agreement be reached in the negotiations with iran on the further development of civilian nuclear energy and review criteria for non-weapon use, obama will "do everything in its power to avoid congress voting on the agreement".