Tag Archives: German

A German bike company could turn the entire industry on its head

No industry has been entirely immune from the disruption brought on by online shopping. But so far, the high-end bicycle business has mostly remained in brick-and-mortar bike shops. This week, however, an anticipated direct-to-consumer bike brand from Germany called Canyon comes to the U.S., a move that may have a marked effect on the industry. The main players in the bike ... Read More »

German car-makers face existential crisis after betting on diesel future

The allegations of collusion among German carmakers have plunged an industry already tarnished by the Volkswagen diesel scandal into a fresh crisis. The news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday that German automakers — VW, BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche — had been engaging in cartel-like behaviour since the 1990s, in particular colluding with each other on the technical details of diesel exhaust treatment systems. The ... Read More »

After German Attacks, Facebook Insists It Works With Probes

Facebook on Monday dismissed complaints by German officials that it had not been helpful in fighting terrorism and urged authorities to better formulate their requests. Following a rash of attacks in southern Germany in late July, several state officials called for websites such as Facebook to be legally required to immediately hand over user data if information relevant to an ... Read More »

German court docket Upholds Ban of Unlicensed Uber Taxi carrier

A court on Thursday upheld Germany’s ban on low-price journey-hailing service Uber POP, in a in addition setback for Uber technology which faces prison battles in the course of Europe. The better regional courtroom in Frankfurt rejected Uber’s attraction towards the decision by means of a decrease courtroom last year in March, which set stiff fines for any violations of ... Read More »

German Court Rules Against Apple in Video Streaming Patent Case

A German court has ruled against Apple Inc in a case over video streaming patents, handing Kudelski’s OpenTV unit a victory in its ongoing intellectual property licensing campaign against major technology companies. OpenTV sued Apple in 2014, alleging that various products infringe its patents, including the iPhone and iPad. The ruling on Tuesday from the Dusseldorf District Court said Apple ... Read More »