German Navy's new state-of-the-art warship sails into tech trouble

The German Navy’s latest multi-million dollar warship, the Baden-Württemberg, is battling delays and technology challenges.

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My Friend Cayla: Doll banned in Germany not 'espionage device,' company says

The German distributor of talking doll My Friend Cayla insists it is safe to use but takes hacking claims “very seriously”.

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German Justice Minister says his country must do more to fight fake news

Germany’s Justice Minister Heiko Maas insisted that German judges and state prosecutors ought to lay down the law on fake news spread via social media networks (like Facebook), and that it needed to happen immediately.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/19/german-justice-minister-says-his-country-must-do-more-to-fight-fake-news.html

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Watch this amazing 18-rotor super-drone lift a guy into the sky

German copter company E-Volo still has its CEO. Not that engineers had any doubts about the safety of the Volocopter’s recent first-ever manned flight, which the company’s boss bravely piloted.

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Apple Loses Video Over IP Patent Scuffle in Germany


A German court on Wednesday determined that Apple had infringed a patent owned by the Kudelski Group’s OpenTV division. Apple products sold in Germany can’t use streaming technology that infringes OpenTV’s patents, the court reportedly ruled. The suit was brought in 2014 in Düsseldorf District Court over three patents held by OpenTV and its sister company, Nagra. The plaintiffs alleged that Apple products and services — including iOS devices, Apple TV and the App Store — had infringed their video streaming patents.

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German court finds Apple in infringement of OpenTV streaming patents

Article Image A German court has found Apple in infringement of digital content streaming patents owned by OpenTV, ruling products that currently using the technology must not be sold in the country.

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BMW plans self-driving software overhaul to fend off the likes of Apple, Google

Article Image German automaker BMW is planning a major corporate changes going forward, in an effort to build “the most intelligent car” it can, sensing impending competition from Apple, Google and others in Silicon Valley.

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German Authorities to Examine Facebook's Data Practices


The German Cartel Office on Wednesday announced the launch of an investigation into Facebook over allegations that it abused its market position by infringing data protection rules, specifically in connection with the terms of service governing user data. The investigation is aimed at Facebook Inc. USA, the company’s Irish subsidiary, and Facebook Germany GmbH in Hamburg. The office, or Bundeskartellamt, is looking into whether Facebook’s terms of service violate data protection provisions.

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German coal & power firm RWE plans to use up to 1,000 iPads under Apple/IBM deal

Article Image A German coal and power corporation, RWE, is planning to deploy up to 1,000 iPads through Apple and IBM’s MobileFirst partnership, a CIO with the company’s generation unit said on Tuesday.

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Mercedes confirms Apple's CarPlay headed to select models for 2016

Article Image Apple fans who prefer a side of German luxury with their smartphones can now choose a new Mercedes-Benz with CarPlay support, as the marque verified plans to bring Apple’s infotainment offering to a few of its high- and mid-range vehicles for the 2016 model year.

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Thinner Intel Skylake CPUs are breaking because of third-party CPU coolers

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The German tech website pcgameshardware.de discovered that the substrate on the sixth-generation CPU is thinner than older Intel processors, meaning that CPU coolers that put more pressure on the chip and LGA 1151 socket can actually damage one or even both.

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Musk Draws Barbs for Mean-Spirited Dig at Apple


Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk’s recent comments to a German newspaper — suggesting that Apple is the “Tesla graveyard” due to its hiring of fired Tesla employees — has struck some nerves in the U.S. Musk dismissed claims that Apple had poached staff, telling the paper that those who couldn’t cut it at Tesla would go to work for Apple instead — and he added that he wasn’t kidding. Musk added that he didn’t take Apple seriously as a competitor in the automobile market. Cars are much more complex than smartphones or smartwatches, he pointed out.

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German court rules against Apple 'swipe-to-unlock' patent protection

Judges in a top German court ruled against Apple’s European “swipe-to-unlock” patent on Tuesday, stating that it didn’t meet high enough standards to secure patent protection.

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German 'iPhone 6s' launch pegged for Sept. 18, in line with Apple's usual release schedule

German carriers are reportedly preparing to launch Apple’s next flagship handset — typically known as the “iPhone 6s” — on Sept. 18, a date in line with a rumored press event earlier in the month.

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Audi, BMW, Daimler officially buy Nokia Here maps in deal valued at $3.07B

Nokia has confirmed it will sell its Here maps division to German carmakers Audi, BMW, and Daimler, in a deal valued at 2.8 billion euros, or $3.07 billion.

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BMW concerned about sharing manufacturing expertise to develop Apple Car – report

Apple and BMW have in fact held talks about a potential Apple Car, but the German automaker has been reluctant to reach an agreement, as it is afraid it could just become a supplier to the world’s largest company.

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German man takes revenge on ex-wife by sawing everything they own in half, selling it on eBay

Everybody handles breakups differently, and a German man has found a hilarious (albeit demented) out-of-the-box way to express his anger with his ex-wife. The two have been together for 12 years before splitting up, so the handy man took it upon itself to split in half everything they owned with help of a saw and other power tools. And then put his share up for sale on eBay.

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Microsoft buys out Wunderlist developer 6Wunderkinder

Microsoft has forged an agreement to buy 6Wunderkinder — the German developer behind to-do list app Wunderlist — in a deal worth between $100 million and $200 million, a report said on Monday.



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Leica, Apple working to fix Monochrom DNG bug that could erase Photos app library

German optics firm Leica has informed buyers of its new Monochrom Typ 246 digital camera that DNG files generated from the black-and-white shooter are incompatible with Apple’s Photos app for OS X, and that using Photos to import Monochrom shots could result in corruption of the Photos library.



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