ownCloud 6 is here

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in ownCloud | 11 Comments

I’m supper happy to announce the release of ownCloud 6 today. ownCloud 6 is a special release in several way. The community did an incredible job with improving ownCloud in several important areas. Quality. ownCloud is a very fast moving project so it is super important to balance innovative new features with rock solid stability. […]

Welcome “ownCloud Documents”

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in ownCloud | 24 Comments
Welcome “ownCloud Documents”

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about the new features in ownCloud 6. I promised a special surprise in the coming weeks. And here it is. 😉 In the past few month we have worked on a feature that will be super useful and popular. All the development happened in a public repository on […]

Introducing ownCloud 6

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in ownCloud | 12 Comments
Introducing ownCloud 6

Today we release the first Alpha of the latest (ownCloud 6) Community Edition and I’m extremely excited by the latest features. ownCloud 6 is the fastest, best looking, easiest to use ownCloud yet. Oh, and it has a ton of cool, new features that the community can use to safely and privately sync and share […]

Introducing CONTRIBOOK

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in ownCloud, privacy | 4 Comments

I wan’t to introduce a small side project of me today that we needed for ownCloud but could be useful for other too. It’s call CONTRIBOOK and I planed to do this for many years. Lately I was sitting in planes and trains a lot so I have some time to finally do the version […]

Thoughts on privacy

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in ownCloud, privacy | 5 Comments

There is currently a huge public discussion going on about privacy, what it means in the Internet age, is it important or an outdated concept? Are there exceptions allowed? Does the government have special rights to see private documents and communication of the people? Does the government have the right to keep information about what […]

The new ownCloud 5 features!

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in ownCloud | 2 Comments

Yesterday I blogged about the ownCloud 5 release in general and I promised to blog today about all the features that are new and improved in ownCloud 5 New design In ownCloud 5, the main navigation was redesigned to clearly differentiate it from the in-app navigations. This also allows the app more room and thus […]

ownCloud 5 released: a vision realized, a vision expanded

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in ownCloud | 5 Comments

Today we released ownCloud 5, a very important milestone for the ownCloud community and perhaps the most important release so far. But before going into the details I want to take a step back and look at what the original idea of ownCloud was at the beginning. The idea of ownCloud was and is to […]

new years blog post

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in KDE, ownCloud, privacy | 8 Comments

In a few hours 2012 ends and 2013 begins. So it is a good opportunity to recap and look back what happend in the past 12 month in the ownCloud world. I must say that is was an awesome year where a lot of things happened that are worth mentioning. A huge thank you to […]

The User Data Manifesto

Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 in ownCloud, privacy | 10 Comments
The User Data Manifesto

This blog post is about an initiative that I just announced during the Latinoware 2012 keynote here in beautiful Brazil. As you probably know I care a lot about user data, privacy, cloud and Internet services. I initiated the open collaboration services standard to build a decentralized social network in 2008 way before it was […]

Worldwide ownCloud Developer Meeting in October

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in ownCloud | One Comment

I guess we’ve grown too big for our britches 🙂 Instead of having our next developers meeting in my offices in Stuttgart, we have accepted the very kind invitation of KDAB and will be hosting the European edition in Berlin — but there’s more. By popular demand, we will also have a simultaneous sprint in […]