Daily Archives: July 2, 2021

Charlène and Albert of Monaco are spending their tenth wedding anniversary apart. The princess has been in South Africa for months and now reports on her wedding day via Instagram – but her video raises questions. On July 1, 2011, former South African professional swimmer Charlene Wittstock and Monaco’s Prince Albert gave their wedding vows. Today, Thursday, they celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary – but separately. The 43-year-old has been in her native South Africa since March, unable to travel due to an ENT infection, according to the official reason. “Albert and I had no choice but to follow the…

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In front of the cameras, everything actually looked quite harmonious. Princes Harry and William appeared side by side, talked and even joked a bit with each other. But a real rapprochement between the two is said not to have occurred during the unveiling of a statue in honor of their mother Diana. That was apparently then but a short visit: after the unveiling of a statue in honor of his late mother Diana (1961 – 1997) on Thursday, Prince Harry apparently stayed only about 20 minutes and a short drink at the side of his brother William. At least, that’s…

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By banning single-use plastic, the countries of the European Union are taking a first step toward protecting the environment. Researchers provide figures to show what the situation is actually like due to plastic pollution. According to calculations for the future, they sound the alarm. The annual plastic pollution of waters and on land could almost double from 2016 to 2025, according to researchers, if humans continue as they are doing. The global input of plastic into lakes, rivers and oceans in 2016 was estimated to be 9 million to 23 million tons, the team of researchers from Germany, Sweden and…

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The announced Windows 11 operating system is all about the pandemic: Communication via Teams and a gaming app for the new Xbox are to be included directly. The company is also opening up for apps from Android, for example. The menu navigation via the start button will also be changed. Microsoft has presented a new generation of its Windows PC operating system after six years. One of the innovations in Windows 11 is that Microsoft’s Teams software for video conferencing and collaboration in the office will be directly integrated. Also built in via a new Xbox app is the company’s…

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When Whatsapp announced new data protection rules in January, it caused a lot of uncertainty. Hundreds of thousands unceremoniously threw the messenger off their cell phones. The parent company Facebook reacts and postpones the new rules for the time being. A survey shows: Most users who are still there will probably remain loyal to the app. The months-long controversy over Whatsapp’s new data protection rules has so far had little impact on Facebook’s chat service in Germany. In a survey commissioned by Deutsche Presse-Agentur, 79 percent said they have the app on their smartphone and use it. According to the…

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With the CX True Wireless, Sennheiser launches wireless earphones that have what it takes to be a bestseller. After all, they sound better than most competitors at a relatively low price and are real endurance runners. Actually, only ANC is missing, but not really either. For ntv.de, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 are still the wireless earphones that the competition has to measure up to in terms of sound. However, buyers have to dig deep into their pockets for the outstanding sound experience; you can’t get the high-end earbuds for less than 230. That’s why the manufacturer launched the…

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A Russian operator of two YouTube download websites has been ordered by a U.S. court to conduct extensive user data collection. The Russian operator of two websites for downloading content on Youtube has been ordered by a district court in the US state of Virginia to take surveillance measures: He is to keep extensive logs of user activity and hand them over to the major record companies. The music labels, including Universal, Warner Bros and Sony, argued in court with massive copyright infringements through the download of music videos as video or MP3 files. These would be used in the…

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