Refocusing on relocation, Jobbatical launches new offices in Spain and Germany

December 11, 2019 at 01:55PM I’ve been following Estonia-headquartered Jobbatical and its founder, Karoli Hindriks, for years. Part of the vanguard of startups working on infrastructure for digital nomads, the startup has been building the base platform to help global job seekers hire and fire their governments. Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governmentsContinue reading “Refocusing on relocation, Jobbatical launches new offices in Spain and Germany”

Tesla cites Brexit as Germany chosen over UK for European plant

November 13, 2019 at 09:31AM US electric carmaker will build battery factory in Berlin, says boss Elon Musk Tesla’s boss Elon Musk has said Brexit uncertainty played a role in the firm’s decision to build its first European factory in Germany rather than the UK. The billionaire entrepreneur revealed that the firm’s European battery plantContinue reading “Tesla cites Brexit as Germany chosen over UK for European plant”

Germany shooting: How live streamed murder videos became propaganda tools and how tech firms are resisting

October 10, 2019 at 01:07PM Attacker used same ‘modus operandi as Christchurch shooter’ but new technologies mean far fewer people saw the video Germany shooting: How live streamed murder videos became propaganda tools and how tech firms are resisting … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Germany shooting: How live streamed murder videos became propaganda toolsContinue reading “Germany shooting: How live streamed murder videos became propaganda tools and how tech firms are resisting”

Despite U.S. Pressure, Germany Refuses To Exclude Huawei’s 5G Technology

March 20, 2019 at 11:31AM The U.S. says it may stop sharing intelligence with Germany if it adopts Chinese firm Huawei’s 5G technology. But the threats haven’t swayed Germany, which says it can set its own security standards. Despite U.S. Pressure, Germany Refuses To Exclude Huawei’s 5G Technology…

Germany Risks U.S. Backlash If It Hires Chinese Company Huawei For 5G Tech

March 18, 2019 at 09:16PM Germany wants to speed up its mobile data service with 5G technology, which Chinese telecom Huawei is bidding to provide. But if Berlin lets Huawei compete, it faces the Trump administration’s wrath. Germany Risks U.S. Backlash If It Hires Chinese Company Huawei For 5G Tech…

U.S. Warns Germany: Using Huawei Could Crimp Intelligence-Sharing Between Agencies

March 12, 2019 at 12:28PM The U.S. ambassador in Berlin says if Chinese tech companies such as Huawei help build Germany’s new 5G telecom infrastructure, things might change. U.S. Warns Germany: Using Huawei Could Crimp Intelligence-Sharing Between Agencies…

Apple selling older iPhones again in Germany amid ongoing argument chipmaker Qualcomm

February 14, 2019 at 08:41AM ‘We will continue to fight for what’s right’ Apple selling older iPhones again in Germany amid ongoing argument chipmaker Qualcomm … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Apple selling older iPhones again in Germany amid ongoing argument chipmaker Qualcomm

Facebook banned from mixing up WhatsApp and Instagram data by Germany

February 07, 2019 at 09:19AM Facebook can’t mix up WhatsApp and Instagram data with its own unless people consent to it, Germany has said. Facebook banned from mixing up WhatsApp and Instagram data by Germany … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Facebook banned from mixing up WhatsApp and Instagram data by Germany

Germany ‘planning to exclude Huawei from new 5G network’ as US reportedly investigates theft claims

January 17, 2019 at 02:04PM Tech fallout comes amid deepening diplomatic dispute Germany 'planning to exclude Huawei from new 5G network' as US reportedly investigates theft claims … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Germany 'planning to exclude Huawei from new 5G network' as US reportedly investigates theft claims

Berlin Is A Tech Hub, So Why Are Germany’s Internet Speeds So Slow?

January 3, 2019 at 03:33PM Germany is Europe’s largest economy but business leaders warn it is in danger of losing its edge because of sluggish Internet connections. The government has promised to speed things up. Berlin Is A Tech Hub, So Why Are Germany’s Internet Speeds So Slow?…

5G confirmed safe by radiation watchdog

March 12, 2020 at 02:07PM No scientific evidence that technology poses threat to human health, say experts 5G is safe, according to the international body in charge of setting limits on exposure to radiation, which has updated its advisory guidelines for the first time in more than 20 years. The International Commission on Non‐Ionizing RadiationContinue reading “5G confirmed safe by radiation watchdog”

Citroën introduces a two-seat EV that costs €19.99 a month

February 27, 2020 at 08:20PM The Citroën Ami is a new take on urban mobility. It’s electric, cheap and doesn’t require a license. In short, it’s less of a car and more of an electric scooter with two seats, doors and a heater. Jokes aside, the Citroën Ami could be a glimpse at the futureContinue reading “Citroën introduces a two-seat EV that costs €19.99 a month”

Users would tell Facebook their bank balance for $8.44 a month

February 26, 2020 at 12:40AM Study of people across six countries finds German users would charge most for sharing personal data German Facebook users would want the social media platform to pay them about $8 per month for sharing their contact information, while US users would only seek $3.50, according to a study of howContinue reading “Users would tell Facebook their bank balance for $8.44 a month”

Time: Britain Sides With China In Technology Cold War

In the battle over the next generation of telecommunications, China is winning. On Jan. 28, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson decided not to ban hardware made by the market-leading Chinese firm Huawei as the U.K. builds out its infrastructure for 5G wireless technology. The choice was a blow to the Trump Administration, which has wagedContinue reading “Time: Britain Sides With China In Technology Cold War”

LumApps raises $70M Series C led by Goldman Sachs

January 22, 2020 at 05:00AM LumApps, the cloud-based social intranet for the enterprise, has closed $70 million in Series C funding. Leading the round is Goldman Sachs Growth, with participation from Bpifrance via its Growth Fund Large Venture. Others participating include Idinvest Partners, Iris Capital, and Famille C (the family office of Courtin-Clarins). The roundContinue reading “LumApps raises $70M Series C led by Goldman Sachs”

Police to use computer-generated child sex abuse images as part of paedophile investigations

January 17, 2020 at 05:38PM Investigators must get approval from courts amid legal and ethical questions about plans Police to use computer-generated child sex abuse images as part of paedophile investigations … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Police to use computer-generated child sex abuse images as part of paedophile investigations

Celonis, a leader in big data process mining for enterprises, nabs $290M on a $2.5B valuation

November 21, 2019 at 01:03PM More than $1 trillion is spent by enterprises annually on “digital transformation” — the investments that organizations make to update their IT systems to get more out of them and reduce costs — and today one of the bigger startups that’s built a platform to help get the ball rollingContinue reading “Celonis, a leader in big data process mining for enterprises, nabs $290M on a $2.5B valuation”

Google makes converting VMs to containers easier with the GA of Migrate for Anthos

November 20, 2019 at 09:00AM At its Cloud Next event in London, Google today announced a number of product updates around its managed Anthos platform, as well as Apigee and its Cloud Code tools for building modern applications that can then be deployed to Google Cloud or any Kubernetes cluster. Anthos is one of theContinue reading “Google makes converting VMs to containers easier with the GA of Migrate for Anthos”

Mercedes-Benz to axe more than 1,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive

November 14, 2019 at 09:31AM Move blamed on heavy cost of investing in electric vehicles just as traditional car sales slow Mercedes-Benz plans to save €1.65bn (£1.4bn) by cutting more than 1,000 jobs in the latest sign German carmakers are struggling to make big investments in electric car technology. Carmakers around the world are spendingContinue reading “Mercedes-Benz to axe more than 1,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive”

Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US

November 14, 2019 at 01:13AM Big changes are afoot for Wire, an enterprise-focused end-to-end encrypted messaging app and service that advertises itself as “the most secure collaboration platform”. In February, Wire quietly raised $8.2 million from Morpheus Ventures and others, we’ve confirmed — the first funding amount it has ever disclosed — and alongside thatContinue reading “Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US”

German firm told to wind up cryptocoin business after pyramid scheme allegations

November 13, 2019 at 04:41PM Karatbars used former football stars Lothar Matthäus, Roberto Carlos and Patrick Kluivert to promote products A German cryptocurrency company that used former football stars Lothar Matthäus, Roberto Carlos and Patrick Kluivert to promote its products has been ordered to wind up its blockchain-based business by Germany’s financial watchdog, following allegationsContinue reading “German firm told to wind up cryptocoin business after pyramid scheme allegations”

Time: Shuntaro Furukawa Is Ready to Take Nintendo to the Next Level

October 22, 2019 at 07:54PM It’s a modern day ritual practiced by some of the most passionate fans on the planet: gathering to observe the reveal of new video games. In June, some of the devoted assembled to pay tribute at Nintendo’s Rockefeller Center store. Many wore Nintendo t-shirts, hats and other swag. The mostContinue reading “Time: Shuntaro Furukawa Is Ready to Take Nintendo to the Next Level”