Industrie 4.0 has become a favourite theme for the country, with Siemens among automation's chief cheerleaders.
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The German Ministry of Transport is paving the way for autonomous cars to hit one freeway with both dedicated and mixed lanes.
Vodafone has joined Deutsche Telekom in offering an encrypted comms app for German corporates.
In Germany, data watchdogs will meet this week to debate the future of the Safe Harbor agreement in the post-Snowden world.
Nokia has opened the doors to a new mobile security hub in the German capital.
How Julia Reda, the Pirate Party member in the European Parliament, plans to take on copyright and other technology issues.
The NSA revelations have spurred growth in turnkey solutions to privacy problems that appeal to country's security-minded citizens.
The German incumbent's new fund will feature a "special focus” on the country's startup scene.
Could the long-running battle between the publishing giant and the search engine finally be at an end?
Google has gifted €1m to encourage German students to learning programming.
Jobs to be cut to rid the company of "duplicate functions” in wake of €8.6bn acquisition of E-Plus.
In hearings and on Twitter, the EU’s incoming digital commissioners respond to big questions.
Google will soon stop showing some news snippets in search results after German publishers sued it in June.
The carrier formed from the two companies will serve some 47 million mobile customers in Germany.
Germany is applying new pressure on Google to comply with its national data protection laws.
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