Category: general

Featuring Bookmarks, the app that organizes your favorite bookmarks into folders, by Marcel Klehr

Do you like to bookmark your favorite web pages, videos, and more for later? Many would say yes, but how do you keep them all organized? The solution: the Nextcloud App Bookmarks! Bookmarks sorts all of your favorite and most important bookmarks into folders, so that you can stay organized and at the same time, […]

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Stadtsparkasse Munich facilitates customer data exchange with Nextcloud by HKN

As one of the oldest banks in Germany, Stadtsparkasse Munich has gone through many groundbreaking changes since its founding in 1824. From introducing cashless payment transactions in 1899, to converting to a computerized electronic data processing system between 1968 and 1971, they have always put modernization first. In fact, the bank was one of the […]

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City of Geneva: Deploying Nextcloud to achieve Digital sovereignty

What comes with being one of the world’s most influential cities, comes big responsibility. The City of Geneva is not only home to the United Nations, Red Cross, and CERN, but is responsible for the well-being of its citizens and for maintaining a prosperous society. Due to its influence and global prominence, it is without […]

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Google Confronts EU’S GDPR Demands by Introducing Google Analytics 4

  Ever since the GDPR came into effect in 2018, Google has been under fire in the EU. The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, regulates and protects EU citizen’s data and privacy which was recently confronted by Google in order to meet demands overseas. What began with complaints from Austria headed by Max Schrems […]

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Episode 16: Interview with Daphne Muller, Support lead at Nextcloud

In this 16th episode, our host Ingo talked with Daphne Muller, the Support lead at Nextcloud. Daphne shared with us the interesting story that led her to Nextcloud, her well-known Tedx talk on privacy and much more! During my academic research about future of technology and also questioning how the future could look if privacy […]

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How Nextcloud brings Access Control Lists to the modern file sync and share world

While Nextcloud is often used in companies to replace aging ‘shared folder’ solutions like a Windows Network Drive, the sharing model modern Dropbox-like solutions use is very different. Rather than a single, fixed folder structure available to all users and tightly controlled by the IT administrators, users have their own view on their data and […]

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Big Tech provides for all your needs, until they block you. EU is demanding accountability.

What if you woke up tomorrow, and saw that you were blocked from Google. You’d probably be confused, right? You didn’t think you’d done anything wrong. Why would you be denied access to your Google account? Suddenly not being able to use your email, have the ability to work on documents, and access your photos […]

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Introducing MediaDC, the app that helps you find duplicated media files!

Meet MediaDC Is your Nextcloud full of photos and videos? Are you trying to delete duplicates and keep only one file instead of 10? MediaDC is the right app for you! This app allows to find duplicate or similar 📸 photos and 📹 videos: Many image formats supported: jpeg, png, tiff, bmp, gif, heic/hif, cr2 […]

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Privacy is progress! Tedx talk by privacy researcher Daphne Muller

Privacy researcher Daphne Muller gave a talk at TedxVenlo in the Netherlands about how we CAN have privacy – if we would make the right choices. Daphne works at Nextcloud, and as we all care about privacy, we’re very proud that she gave such an amazing and important talk. We hope it will educate many […]

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EU tech sector fights for a Level Playing Field with Microsoft

As reported by Spiegel (and coming in the print version), and Politico, Nextcloud has filed a complaint with the EU as well as the German anti-trust authorities over the behavior of Microsoft. We are supported in this by a coalition of European businesses and trade organizations. Microsoft is integrating “Microsoft 365” deeper and deeper into […]

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