IPCom, a patent-licensing firm, claimed Apple and HTC were infringing on its patents. A German court disagreed.
The German View
From SAP and Software AG to startups, a look at the new developments in the largest economy of Western Europe from an insider's perspective.
From the day he brought home a modem and dialed in to a local BBS in 1991, Michael has been obsessed with technology and how it enables collaboration. He has a master's degree in journalism from UC Berkeley, and has worked in and around the technology start-up scenes in San Francisco and Berlin.
Most customers will be able to upgrade to faster speeds for no extra cost, but those with Apple devices are in limbo.
With its new Potsdam building, the software behemoth hopes to tap into the area's universities and startups.
Passengers on Germany's biggest carrier will soon be able to use mobile roaming for texts and data while airborne.
Patent-licensing firm IPCom claims Apple is infringing on its mobile technology patents.
Things are looking up after a recent $1m investment in a startup using the hub.
Botnets responsible, says the country's IT security agency.
Ver.di, the labor union behind the strikes, plans to expand industrial action at the company in 2014. But are they having an effect?
Nokia alleged that HTC devices violated a patent that covered over-the-air updates.
HTC faces a possible ban on selling its own devices in Europe's largest market.
Net neutrality regulations also "not recommended" by Monopolies Commission report.
In wake of the Snowden leaks, concerns about data security and privacy have risen sharply.
Third-party sellers in the country no longer have to agree to "price parity" clause.
New towers mean speeds of up to 225Mbps - but there's a wait ahead for the hardware.
A new project seeks to lay down some ground rules for what could become a cloud for the continent.
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