Germany

TSMC: Too Early To Consider German Chip Factory

Hard to get...World's largest contract chip maker TSMC says reports of it eyeing chip factories in Germany is “too early…

4 months ago

German Police Investigate Possible Arson At Tesla’s Gigafactory

Arson attack? German police investigate fire at construction site of Tesla Gigafactory, after far left group claims responsibility

6 months ago

German Watchdog Opens Fresh Amazon Investigation

Amazon faces a third antitrust investigation in Germany; this time examining if it has exploited its market dominance in the…

7 months ago

German Regulator Orders Facebook To Stop Using WhatsApp Data

Three month data collection ban. Facebook has been banned by regulator from processing the personal data from German WhatsApp users

7 months ago

Germany’s Biggest Union Sets Sights On Upcoming Tesla Plant

Germany's largest union IG Metall reportedly has its sights on organising labour at Tesla's upcoming Berlin factory, in spite of…

7 months ago

Apple Chooses Munich For Chip Design Centre

Apple to open 30,000-square-meter chip design lab in central Munich and hire hundreds of staff, as part of 1 billion…

9 months ago

Facebook News Launches In Germany, Without Axel Springer

Cough up more money. Axel Springer publishing giant refuses to join Facebook News in Germany, citing its low remuneration four…

9 months ago

Vodafone Ends Shareholder Tussle Over 2013 Kabel Acquisition

Seven year itch. British mobile operator to buy remaining shares in Kabel for £1.9 billion ($2.6 billion) to halt legal…

11 months ago

Germany Opens Competition Probe Into Facebook And Oculus

German competition authority reacts after company requires Facebook login to use new Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headsets

12 months ago

Amazon Workers In German Strike On ‘Prime’ Day

German trade union Verdi urges workers to conduct two day strike over pay and conditions during Amazon 'Prime Day' sales…

1 year ago

Germany To Toughen Scrutiny Of Huawei

Berlin is aiming for tougher oversight of Huawei, but stops short of an outright ban, as part of strategy to…

1 year ago

Patient Dies In Germany After Hospital Ransomware Attack

Real world consequence of ransomware attacks. A female patient has died as a result of a cyberattack at a German…

1 year ago

Facebook Halts Oculus Sales In Germany Over Privacy Concerns

German regulator slams decision to require virtual reality headset users to have FB account, so Facebook halts sales in Germany

1 year ago

Wirecard Collapse Puts Pressure On Germany’s Finance Minister

One of Germany's most prominent politicians comes under fire for 'failure of responsibility' after Wirecard falls into insolvency amidst fraud…

1 year ago

German Court Strikes Down Telecoms Data Access Law

Current laws give security services 'excessive' access to citizens' data, finds top court, giving government until end of 2021 to…

1 year ago

Role Of Wirecard Supervisors To Be Probed By EU

The actions of financial supervisors responsible during the Wirecard collapse should be investigated, says senior EU official

1 year ago

Former Wirecard CEO Released From Jail

Former Wirecard CEO Markus Braun walks free after arrest on Monday for allegedly falsifying the accounts for the German fintech…

1 year ago

Apple And Google Set To Release Coronavirus API Amidst Privacy Furore

Native coronavirus contact-tracing tech set to make official debut in the next few days as UK and Germany differ on…

2 years ago

Angela Merkel Slams ‘Outrageous’ Russian Hacking

German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed she was targeted by hackers, linked to Russia's military intelligence (GRU) agency

2 years ago

VE Day 2020: Bletchley Park Reveals Last Decoded Nazi Message

Final encrypted message sent by Nazi military unit in the final days of the Second War World in Europe has…

2 years ago

Germany Issues Arrest Warrant For Russian Hacker Of Bundestag

GRU Officer Dmitry Badin, who is also wanted in the US for hacking Hillary Clinton's emails, is now wanted by…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Operators Share Location Data With Health Authorities

European mobile operators are sharing location data with health authorities in certain European countries to limit the spread of the…

2 years ago

IBM To Build Europe’s First Quantum Computer In Germany

IBM to build Q System One quantum computer at Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart, allowing European researchers local access the tech

2 years ago

German Lawmakers Back Position Not To Ban Huawei – Report

Huawei could be allowed to supply 5G equipment to German mobile operators, a strategy paper from German lawmakers has revealed

2 years ago

Uber Banned In Germany After Court Ruling

Uber's ride-hailing services in Germany have been banned in seven cities after a court found it lacks appropriate licence

2 years ago

Germany Delays Huawei 5G Decision

German government delays Huawei 5G decision until 2020, despite pressure from local operators against ban

2 years ago

German Union Calls For Amazon Strike Before Christmas

Amazon could be facing possible strike action in Germany, after Verdi trade union calls for walkout at key distribution hub

2 years ago

Telefonica Deutschland Opts For Nokia, Huawei 5G Kit

Unlike its counterpart in the UK, O2 in Germany opts to use 5G equipment from Huawei, despite ongoing US pressure…

2 years ago

France, Germany Want European Alternative To US Cloud Giants

European powerhouses urge local cloud alternative to the likes of AWS, Azure and Google Cloud

2 years ago