Germany opens ‘anti-competition’ probe into Amazon with tougher law

Germany opens ‘anti-competition’ probe into Amazon with tougher law

Germany's competition authority said Tuesday it had opened an inquiry into online retail giant Amazon over potential "anti-competitive practices", using a new law giving regulators more power to rein in big tech companies.

Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London
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Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London

SAP boss predicts ‘wave of growth’

SAP boss predicts ‘wave of growth’

German biotech firm denies Trump coronavirus vaccine offer

German biotech firm denies Trump coronavirus vaccine offer

Leipzig in figures: 14 facts that explain Germany’s fastest-growing city
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Leipzig in figures: 14 facts that explain Germany’s fastest-growing city

Nine reasons why Leipzig lives up to its hype
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Nine reasons why Leipzig lives up to its hype

Auction for superfast 5G launches in Germany

Auction for superfast 5G launches in Germany

The ‘compelling’ reason why Europe’s unicorns are choosing London
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The ‘compelling’ reason why Europe’s unicorns are choosing London

10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain
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10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain

These 10 facts prove London is still open for business
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These 10 facts prove London is still open for business

Google is coming to Berlin Kreuzberg and locals are far from happy. Here’s why
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Google is coming to Berlin Kreuzberg and locals are far from happy. Here’s why

The Hanseatic Silicon Valley? New digital centre to be built in Hamburg

The Hanseatic Silicon Valley? New digital centre to be built in Hamburg

What is the digital German bank N26 that’s about to hit a million customers?

What is the digital German bank N26 that’s about to hit a million customers?

‘City of the future’ tech hub to be constructed at Munich Airport

‘City of the future’ tech hub to be constructed at Munich Airport

Why Berlin remains the Bitcoin capital of Europe in 2018

Why Berlin remains the Bitcoin capital of Europe in 2018

VIDEO: The Local tries out world’s ‘largest ever’ energy harvesting walkway at Berlin festival

VIDEO: The Local tries out world’s ‘largest ever’ energy harvesting walkway at Berlin festival

Google steps up its game with new offer of cloud services from Germany

Google steps up its game with new offer of cloud services from Germany

German corporations team up against US tech heavyweights with new platform

German corporations team up against US tech heavyweights with new platform

Berlin v. San Francisco: Which is better for startups?

Berlin v. San Francisco: Which is better for startups?

Deutsche Bahn invests millions in Berlin ride-sharing startup: report

Deutsche Bahn invests millions in Berlin ride-sharing startup: report

SoundCloud lays off almost half of staff, but keeps Berlin HQ

SoundCloud lays off almost half of staff, but keeps Berlin HQ

Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin
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Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Techies take note: Snapchat to open German HQ in Hamburg

Techies take note: Snapchat to open German HQ in Hamburg

Germany’s new startup hub? Hamburg beats Berlin for most business founders

Germany’s new startup hub? Hamburg beats Berlin for most business founders

How to get the dream tech job you always wanted
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How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

One of these women could be Germany’s first female astronaut

One of these women could be Germany’s first female astronaut

The Hamburg ‘coliving’ and ‘coworking’ space you never have to leave

The Hamburg ‘coliving’ and ‘coworking’ space you never have to leave

Amazon seeks 2,000 new techies in Germany – and they’re advertising in English

Amazon seeks 2,000 new techies in Germany – and they’re advertising in English

Opinion: Germany shouldn’t force social media firms to be arbiters of truth

Opinion: Germany shouldn’t force social media firms to be arbiters of truth

This is how much startup geeks earn in Germany

This is how much startup geeks earn in Germany

Adblock Plus launches ‘Acceptable Ads’ service

Adblock Plus launches ‘Acceptable Ads’ service

Berlin world’s 2nd ‘most liveable city’: magazine

Berlin world’s 2nd ‘most liveable city’: magazine

This map of Berlin Wi-Fi names is oddly addictive

This map of Berlin Wi-Fi names is oddly addictive

London v. Berlin: Which is better for startups?

London v. Berlin: Which is better for startups?

How the Berlin startup scene is wasting its potential

How the Berlin startup scene is wasting its potential

German tech millionaire dies in Slovenia plane crash

German tech millionaire dies in Slovenia plane crash

Telekom warns all users to change passwords after scam

Telekom warns all users to change passwords after scam

Brexit will turn Berlin into ‘Europe’s startup capital’

Brexit will turn Berlin into ‘Europe’s startup capital’

German company unveils 3-D printed motorcycle

German company unveils 3-D printed motorcycle

SoundCloud takes on Spotify with new subscription sevice

SoundCloud takes on Spotify with new subscription sevice

7 German startups creating buzz at South by Southwest

7 German startups creating buzz at South by Southwest

Kids invent robot to settle Germany’s dog poo wars

Kids invent robot to settle Germany’s dog poo wars

Berlin startup shaking up Europe’s big old banks

Berlin startup shaking up Europe’s big old banks

Germany’s ‘fast’ tech scene slips behind

Germany’s ‘fast’ tech scene slips behind

Berlin and Munich in top ten EU cities for startups

Berlin and Munich in top ten EU cities for startups

Smartwatches to shine at Berlin mega gadget fair

Smartwatches to shine at Berlin mega gadget fair

German gadget clamps down on Nutella thieves

German gadget clamps down on Nutella thieves

Study: 1 in 5 big firms attacked by hackers

Study: 1 in 5 big firms attacked by hackers

Uber drives on in Berlin

Uber drives on in Berlin

Auto-mad Germans stuck in electric car slow lane

Auto-mad Germans stuck in electric car slow lane

Survey: Germans obsessed with games

Survey: Germans obsessed with games

German astronaut docks with space station

German astronaut docks with space station

Berlin start-up pioneers fish-farm veggie garden

Berlin start-up pioneers fish-farm veggie garden

Has your email account been hacked?

Has your email account been hacked?

City set to launch own domain name .berlin

City set to launch own domain name .berlin

World’s biggest IT fair ready to boot up

World’s biggest IT fair ready to boot up

German ministries hit in 16 million email theft

German ministries hit in 16 million email theft

Berlin tech fair gives glimpse into future

Berlin tech fair gives glimpse into future

Court: US porn films ‘too primitive’ for copyright

Court: US porn films ‘too primitive’ for copyright

Merkel and Obama talk spy scandal concerns

Merkel and Obama talk spy scandal concerns

Bill Gates backs Berlin science start-up

Bill Gates backs Berlin science start-up

Berlin company counts on the autistic

Berlin company counts on the autistic

SAP to hire hundreds of autistic IT experts

SAP to hire hundreds of autistic IT experts

Hackers wanted to man front line in cyber war

Hackers wanted to man front line in cyber war

App reunites owners with stolen bikes

App reunites owners with stolen bikes

Gadgets and gizmos galore blink at CeBIT

Gadgets and gizmos galore blink at CeBIT

Smartphone ‘air-writing’ glove wins Google prize

Smartphone ‘air-writing’ glove wins Google prize

CeBIT tech fair targets Asia and social media

CeBIT tech fair targets Asia and social media

Court rules internet access a basic right

Court rules internet access a basic right

‘Life would be difficult if I didn’t speak any German’

‘Life would be difficult if I didn’t speak any German’

Oktoberfest apps impress festival-goers

Oktoberfest apps impress festival-goers

Greens propose €10 mobile phone deposit

Greens propose €10 mobile phone deposit

Ashton Kutcher invests in Berlin start-up Gidsy

Ashton Kutcher invests in Berlin start-up Gidsy

Scientists create world’s smallest steam engine

Scientists create world’s smallest steam engine

SAP reaches for sky with cloud computing

SAP reaches for sky with cloud computing

Smart posters offer speedy shopping while waiting for a train

Smart posters offer speedy shopping while waiting for a train

Techno trousers get smart enough to switch off chainsaw in emergency

Techno trousers get smart enough to switch off chainsaw in emergency

Computerised car drives itself around Berlin

Computerised car drives itself around Berlin

Germany’s top ten tech inventions

Germany’s top ten tech inventions

Biotech benefits converting genetic engineering sceptics

Biotech benefits converting genetic engineering sceptics

World’s biggest electronics fair opens in Berlin

World’s biggest electronics fair opens in Berlin

Scientists create microchip for monitoring tumours

Scientists create microchip for monitoring tumours

Police union wants more online ‘cybercops’

Police union wants more online ‘cybercops’

Hackers steal police data from customs servers

Hackers steal police data from customs servers

iPhone tax fraud scheme sparks huge raid

iPhone tax fraud scheme sparks huge raid

Chinese cyber attacks target German ministers

Chinese cyber attacks target German ministers

Lady Gaga computer hackers convicted

Lady Gaga computer hackers convicted

Cyber-defence centre opens amid IT warning

Cyber-defence centre opens amid IT warning

Police union says Facebook party posters should have to pay up

Police union says Facebook party posters should have to pay up

Music site Simfy lodges competition complaint against Apple over iCloud

Music site Simfy lodges competition complaint against Apple over iCloud

Pranksters slap Windows logo on Apple’s Hamburg store

Pranksters slap Windows logo on Apple’s Hamburg store

China’s Lenovo to buy PC firm Medion

China’s Lenovo to buy PC firm Medion

Web makes kids more sociable, study finds

Web makes kids more sociable, study finds

Karlsruhe scientists transfer 700 DVDs of data in one second

Karlsruhe scientists transfer 700 DVDs of data in one second

Google’s Android mobile operating system ‘easy to hack’

Google’s Android mobile operating system ‘easy to hack’

Lady Gaga hackers charged with spying and copyright infringement

Lady Gaga hackers charged with spying and copyright infringement

Organizers declare CeBIT success

Organizers declare CeBIT success

Gadgets galore wow CeBIT crowds

Gadgets galore wow CeBIT crowds

Window shopping with a wave of the hand

Window shopping with a wave of the hand

Tech fair CeBIT rides bullish IT sector

Tech fair CeBIT rides bullish IT sector

Big high-tech firms return to CeBIT

Big high-tech firms return to CeBIT

Phlegmy or dry? Computerized telephone hotline diagnoses coughs

Phlegmy or dry? Computerized telephone hotline diagnoses coughs

Daimler teams up with Toray to form carbon fibre unit

Daimler teams up with Toray to form carbon fibre unit

From Pong to Wii: Museum offers glimpse of gaming over the years

From Pong to Wii: Museum offers glimpse of gaming over the years

Galileo satellite boss suspended over WikiLeaks cable

Galileo satellite boss suspended over WikiLeaks cable

Hacker cracks W-LAN password in 20 mins using Amazon cloud

Hacker cracks W-LAN password in 20 mins using Amazon cloud

SAP revs up electric car operations

SAP revs up electric car operations

German ‘ß’ to be allowed in internet domain names

German ‘ß’ to be allowed in internet domain names

Electric car sets new distance record

Electric car sets new distance record

Top German firms ban Facebook in the office

Top German firms ban Facebook in the office

Scientists predict golden future for ‘self-driving’ cars

Scientists predict golden future for ‘self-driving’ cars

MPs allowed iPads in Bundestag

MPs allowed iPads in Bundestag

Rebtel: connecting the world through cheap long-distance calls
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WeTab CEO resigns after fake Amazon reviews emerge

WeTab CEO resigns after fake Amazon reviews emerge

Siemens protects 128,000 jobs in Germany

Siemens protects 128,000 jobs in Germany

GlobalFoundries to make Dresden chip factory Europe’s largest

GlobalFoundries to make Dresden chip factory Europe’s largest

OECD: Education deficit threatens nation’s future

OECD: Education deficit threatens nation’s future

Samsung unveils wannabe iPad killer

Samsung unveils wannabe iPad killer

Infineon sells wireless unit to Intel for $1.4 bln

Infineon sells wireless unit to Intel for $1.4 bln

Bavaria offers access to rare books with mobile application

Bavaria offers access to rare books with mobile application

One-quarter of Germans avoiding the internet

One-quarter of Germans avoiding the internet

US social commerce site Groupon buys Citydeal

US social commerce site Groupon buys Citydeal

SAP buys Californian Sybase for €4.6bn

SAP buys Californian Sybase for €4.6bn

Google and government bury hatchet over ‘Street View’

Google and government bury hatchet over ‘Street View’

Scientists develop 3-D cloaking device

Scientists develop 3-D cloaking device

One quarter of Germans fine with microchip skin implant

One quarter of Germans fine with microchip skin implant

CeBIT tech fair to open with 3D and smart gadgets

CeBIT tech fair to open with 3D and smart gadgets

Google ‘Street View’ hits fresh privacy snag

Google ‘Street View’ hits fresh privacy snag

Bank card bug turns Germans back to cash

Bank card bug turns Germans back to cash

Many jobs paying less than in 1990

Many jobs paying less than in 1990

30 million bank cards hit by 2010 glitch

30 million bank cards hit by 2010 glitch

Leading German bloggers present web journalism manifesto

Leading German bloggers present web journalism manifesto

Beatnik Berlin fostering high-tech start-ups

Beatnik Berlin fostering high-tech start-ups

O2 opens networks for VoIP use on mobile phones

O2 opens networks for VoIP use on mobile phones

Infineon to get €725 mln capital injection from US investor

Infineon to get €725 mln capital injection from US investor

Pranksters allegedly hack Berlin stadium’s billboard

Pranksters allegedly hack Berlin stadium’s billboard

SAP Q1 profits tanks

SAP Q1 profits tanks

Free EU ring tone to entice young voters for European elections

Free EU ring tone to entice young voters for European elections

Chipmaker Qimonda to stop production in April

Chipmaker Qimonda to stop production in April

Attendance short-circuits at Hannover’s tech fair CeBIT

Attendance short-circuits at Hannover’s tech fair CeBIT

CeBIT keeps high-tech fun despite economic gloom

CeBIT keeps high-tech fun despite economic gloom

Germany opens new Antarctic research station

Germany opens new Antarctic research station

German jet pack helps humans fly above water

German jet pack helps humans fly above water

Military training ‘cyber soldiers’ for digital wars

Military training ‘cyber soldiers’ for digital wars

Infineon posts sharp loss and forecasts dire 2009

Infineon posts sharp loss and forecasts dire 2009

Infineon targeted in EU price fixing probe

Infineon targeted in EU price fixing probe

Scientists discover buzzing bees can be used to protect crops

Scientists discover buzzing bees can be used to protect crops

Qimonda secures €325-million bailout package

Qimonda secures €325-million bailout package

One-third of German firecrackers found to be dangerous

One-third of German firecrackers found to be dangerous

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Infineon posts €3-billion loss

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Siemens sells computer unit to Fujitsu

Berlin’s public transport company forbids free iPhone app

Berlin’s public transport company forbids free iPhone app

Putting the surround in sound

Putting the surround in sound

Google appeals German court ruling against image searches

Google appeals German court ruling against image searches

Troubled German chip maker Qimonda to slash 3,000 jobs

Troubled German chip maker Qimonda to slash 3,000 jobs

Oracle touts proof SAP stole software

Oracle touts proof SAP stole software

Infineon to cut 3,000 jobs amid heavy quarterly loss

Infineon to cut 3,000 jobs amid heavy quarterly loss

Love Parade dominates Dortmund

Love Parade dominates Dortmund

Discount grocer Aldi to sell €399 ‘netbook’ mini laptop

Discount grocer Aldi to sell €399 ‘netbook’ mini laptop

Google loses right to Gmail name in Germany

Google loses right to Gmail name in Germany

Carl Zeiss creates world’s smallest football field

Carl Zeiss creates world’s smallest football field

Study: mobiles won’t cause cancer

Study: mobiles won’t cause cancer

Germany champs for innovation, losers in development

Germany champs for innovation, losers in development

German teachers subject to internet harassment

German teachers subject to internet harassment

Vodafone to pay €474 million for rest of Arcor

Vodafone to pay €474 million for rest of Arcor

Telekom mum on Sprint as earnings beat forecasts

Telekom mum on Sprint as earnings beat forecasts

German police bust teen hacker ring

German police bust teen hacker ring

Giving the grey Ruhr Valley a green future

Giving the grey Ruhr Valley a green future

Scented text messages patented in Germany

Scented text messages patented in Germany

SAP posts weak earnings and delays product launch

SAP posts weak earnings and delays product launch

Bertelsmann to publish book version of German Wikipedia

Bertelsmann to publish book version of German Wikipedia

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Infineon takes Q2 hit from chip unit Qimonda

Siemens to build Polish wind farms for €100 million

Siemens to build Polish wind farms for €100 million

BASF wants EU to eat genetically modified potatoes

BASF wants EU to eat genetically modified potatoes

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Microsoft nods to German dialect with ‘moin’

German schoolboy corrects NASA figures

German schoolboy corrects NASA figures

Brain study raises doubts about free will

Brain study raises doubts about free will

Deutsche Telekom forecasts shrinking fixed-line sales

Deutsche Telekom forecasts shrinking fixed-line sales

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Germany to start blind football league

New bionic eye implant to help the blind

New bionic eye implant to help the blind

German tech show CeBIT goes green

German tech show CeBIT goes green

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