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German courts say Google must forget about murderers
Published in News


Shush don't mention German killers

A German court has ordered Google to remove the name of a convicted double murderer from online search results in Europe.

Tesla sets up factory in Germany
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 14 November 2019 11:03

Tesla sets up factory in Germany


Snubs UK because of Brexit

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said the electric car maker is going to build a new vehicle factory, “Gigafactory 4” in Berlin.

Germany wants a million car charging points in ten years
Published in Transportation


Merkel's glorious ten-year plan

Germany wants to have one million charging stations for electric cars by 2030, Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of meetings with the car industry today.

Firefox pleases the Germans
Published in News
Friday, 18 October 2019 09:24

Firefox pleases the Germans


Very precise on security

The German Federal Office for Information Security (the Bundesamt fur Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik for short) has given the thumbs up to the latest flavour of Firefox because its security is much better than other browsers on the market.

Germany’s cartel office has another crack at Facebook
Published in News


We have the power to make it obey orders 

Germany’s cartel office is to appeal a regional court decision to suspend restrictions it had placed on Facebook’s data collection practices to the country’s highest court.

German state makes Microsoft Office 365 illegal for kids
Published in News


Being exposed to US spies makes you go blind

Schools in the central German state of Hesse have been told it's now illegal to use Microsoft Office 365 because the United States could steal the data.

German 5G bids hit six billion euro
Published in Network
Friday, 24 May 2019 12:09

German 5G bids hit six billion euro

 

Auction into its 10th week

Germany’s 5G auction has drawn six billion euro ($6.7 billion) in bids so far as the sale enters its 10th week.

Vodafone wants German government to invest in pipes
Published in News


Needs to invest in the last mile

Vodafone wants the German government to install empty pipes in the ground to allow "last mile” network work to be quick and cheap for suppliers.

Britain and Germany dismiss US Huawei scare stories
Published in Network


There is no evidence of spying

It is starting to look like the US has been using its position as the lead spymaster of the West to plant fake scare stories against Huawei.

Germany to extend electric company car tax incentives
Published in Transportation


The technology needs to grow

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz plans to extend tax incentives for electric company cars the government’s latest attempt to boost demand for clean vehicles.