Intel wants financial Lebensraum from Germans
Please send us more money to help make us rich
Troubled chipmaker Intel is leaning on the German government to provide it with more cash for a planned chip factory in Magdeburg.
Samsung Germany refuses to honor cashback
Claims it on the bad product code, twice
I've purchased a Galaxy Watch 5 to give Samsung a try. The main incentive was 75 euros back, making the purchase a great deal. Well, it didn't go as planned as Samsung rejected the cashback playing it on a technicality. Two times in a row, the cashback form was not accepted, quoting AGB (Standard Business conditions) and claiming that I'd used the wrong product code withing providing more information about it.
Germany's cybersecurity Tsar might have been working for the Russians
Protecting German government communications since 2016
Germany's cybersecurity chief has been fired after allegations of being a little too close to Russia through an association he helped set up.
Germany and French watchdogs ignored data protection rules
European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued rulings that limit indiscriminate data retention in France and Germany after several watchdogs ignored them
Germany shuts down digital signage
Thank Putin and Schroeder
It is not all bad news over Tsar Putin's attempts to control the EU through its gas supply. Germany has ordered overnight shutdowns for non-essential digital signage.
Germany hails on Hydra
Russian darknet marketplace shuttered
German authorities shut down the server infrastructure for the Russian darknet marketplace Hydra, seizing €23 million (~$25.2 million USD) worth of Bitcoin in the process, Germany’s Federal Crime Police Office (BKA) announced.
Putin ensures German gas dependence by turning off wind turbines
You see you need us
Tsar Putin’s rampaging hacker hordes shut down 5,800 wind turbines in central Europe to remind them how shaky their green power plans are and how much they need Russian gas.
Germany sends confused messages on semi-conductor industry
Thwarts take over while promises to spend cash
Germany appears to be sending mixed messages about its technology strategy after promising cash while thwarting a local take over.
Germans to have first driverless train
Make sure they will run on time
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn and industrial group Siemens on Monday unveiled the world's first automated, driverless train in the city of Hamburg.
Tame Apple Press declares war on Germany
Reports negative Apple story alongside a Pegasus story
The Tame Apple Press was so furious that the German government attacked its favourite company over its plans to scan its cloud for kiddie porn, that it has released the story alongside one where German police admit to using Pegasus software.