Germany

Germany Imposes Strict Christmas Quarantine to Curb Covid-19 Escalation

The European country will close schools and shops from this Wednesday until January 10, 2021 after registering more than 20,000 infections this Sunday.

Amazon Germany Wants Workers to Use Fewer Sick Days to Get a Better Bonus

Would you come to work sick to help your co-workers earn more money?

Rose Leadem

This Group Says it Would Not Have Approved Tesla's Beta-Phase Autopilot Feature

Tesla's partial self-driving Autopilot feature has been thrust under the microscope since a fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S sedan in the United States in May.

Reuters

Krispy Kreme Agrees to $1.35 Billion Takeover

Buyer is German conglomerate JAB Holding Company.

John Kell

German City Designs Traffic Lights for Oblivious Pedestrians

Blinking LED lights are now being placed in the ground at busy intersections for people who look down at their devices while walking.

Andrew Dalton

Facebook, Google and Twitter Agree to German Ban on Online Hate Speech

The companies will remove offending materials from their networks within 24 hours.

Reuters

Microsoft to Offer Cloud Services From Germany to Ease Privacy Fears in Europe

The measure is designed to ensure that clients' data remains in Germany.

Reuters

Volkswagen Shares Plunge Amid Emissions Scandal

The car company could face up to $18 billion in penalties.

Reuters

Greece Says It May Accept Bailout Offer -- With Conditions

Last night, the struggling nation became the first developed country to default on the International Monetary Fund.

Reuters

Amazon's Loan Program for Sellers Expands Into New Markets

Amazon Lending, its business loan program for small sellers, will be available in eight more countries later this year.

Reuters

Berlin: The Startup City That's Still Starting Up

Whether in tech or art, entrepreneurs in the German capital are creating a bright, new history for their city.

Jason Fell