Germany

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

· 2 min read

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

· 2 min read

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

· 2 min read

Volkswagen Shares Plunge Amid Emissions Scandal

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

Reuters

· 5 min read

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

· 3 min read

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

· 5 min read

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

· 6 min read

Why Burger King Just Shut Down 89 of Its Franchises in Germany

The company is closing a whopping 13 percent of its restaurants in Germany following an undercover report that exposed the locations' expired food, sanitary violations and bad working conditions.

Kate Taylor

· 2 min read