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How Germany Are Preparing to Conquer European and World Football This Summer

by Gizmoration March 26, 2015
For a brief spell approximately six years ago, Germany were the holders of the European Championship at under-17, 19 and 21 levels. In 2008, they narrowly missed out on the trophy at senior level, losing 1-0 to Spain in the final. But that same year, their youth team, which featured Sven and Lars Bender, claimed [...]

Germany vs. Australia: Live Score, Highlights from International Friendly

by Gizmoration March 25, 2015
With club football taking a back seat for the next week or two, international matches are back in focus, and on Wednesday night we’ll be covering the reigning world champions, Germany, as they play a friendly game against Australia. Germany have had mixed results since winning the World Cup, losing to Poland and drawing with [...]

Tech5 Germany: Blacklane named Germany’s fastest growing tech startup

by Gizmoration March 24, 2015
Massive congratulations to chauffeur service portal Blacklane on being named the fastest growing startup in Germany. Speaking about the company’s win, its co-founder and CEO Jens Wohltorf said: Blacklane’s success is based on amazingly talented people combined with a great network of drivers around the world. I’m grateful to be surrounded by such an enthusiastic and dedicated team [...]

Uber Faces Legal Challenges In France, South Korea And Germany

by Gizmoration March 19, 2015
 Urban transportation company Uber is having a rough week. The company is encountering legal struggles in a few of its international markets. On Monday, around 25 armed police officers searched the company’s office in Paris. In Germany, a court ordered a nationwide ban on Uber’s cheaper ride-sharing service UberPOP. In South Korea, executives and employees [...]

Decide for yourself: See both versions of the video in which Greek finance minister allegedly gives the finger to Germany

by Gizmoration March 19, 2015
A video that appears to show Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis giving the finger to Germany has become the centre of a head-spinning debate over whether it is real or not. German comedian Jan Böhmermann has claimed that he faked the video of Varoufakis giving the finger to Germany. This YouTube video of Böhmermann’s TV show claims to show the footage [...]

Did a German comedian fake Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis giving Germany the finger?

by Gizmoration March 19, 2015
The diplomatic controversy over Yanis Varoufakis’ middle finger has just taken a brilliant new twist. German media got hold of a 2013 video of Varoufakis giving a speech in which he raised his middle finger and suggested that Greece “stick the finger to Germany” (talking about the country’s crisis in 2010). Varoufakis said the video [...]

Germany just banned Uber — again

by Gizmoration March 18, 2015
On Wednesday, a regional court banned Uber and Uber’s low-cost UberPOP service across Germany. Each new violation of the ban will result in a fine of 250,000 euros, or about $ 264,825, Reuters reports. If this story sounds familiar, that’s because it is. Uber has been having a hard time in Germany over the past [...]

Gedion Zelalem Called Up by Germany U18s in Fight for Arsenal Starlet

by Gizmoration March 17, 2015
In what may prove to be a last-ditch effort to secure the services of 18-year-old phenom Gedion Zelalem, the German national soccer team has called up the Arsenal product for its upcoming U18 camp and friendlies against France.   According to Joe Prince-Wright of ProSoccerTalk, Die Mannschaft are making a play for Zelalem despite the fact [...]

Greece’s finance minister was filmed giving the finger to Germany

by Gizmoration March 16, 2015
Greece’s finance minister did two abysmal interviews over the weekend — and in the second, he was accused by a German TV host of giving Germany the finger during a speech from 2013 (long before he was finance minister).  There is footage of the incident below, so you might want to avert your eyes if you [...]

Germany says Greece could have a ‘Grexident’ and be pushed out of the euro

by Gizmoration March 13, 2015
Even without the heat of official negotiations, relations between Athens and Berlin are getting more and more sour by the day. The latest example comes from Wolfgang Schaeuble, Germany’s finance minister.  When pressed by Austrian reporters on whether he there could be a “Grexident”— an accidental series of events which could lead to Greece leaving [...]

ABC News now available on Apple TV in Germany, no subscription required

by Gizmoration February 27, 2015
ABC News, which was added to Apple TV in the U.S. last year as a dedicated channel, has now made it across the Atlantic to Germany, reports iFun. The channel offers both live and recorded shows, including local news broadcasts from a number of US cities, handy for expat residents and anyone interested in an [...]

Germany approves the extension of Greece’s bailout programme

by Gizmoration February 27, 2015
The German parliament has voted in favour of an extension to the Greek bailout programme.  The motion was approved by 542 votes. 32 MPs voted against it.  This is a developing story. You can refresh the page to check for updates. Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: This Video Of The Largest [...]

Apple Maps Connect launches in France, Germany and Canada

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
After hints that a broader international rollout was imminent, Apple Maps Connect has officially come to Germany, France and Canada. As you might recall, word of Apple Maps Connect expanding to France and Germany appeared last Friday, when a website… Read more ›

REPORT: Greece denies sending the wrong letter to Germany (GREK)

by Gizmoration February 20, 2015
And now we have the Greek denial. According to Bloomberg, citing an e-mail from a Greek government official, Greece denies the Bild Zeitung report about sending the wrong letter to Germany on Thursday.  Bloomberg reported that a Greek official said the report is the “product of sick imagination,” and that it “touches limits of provocation.” [...]

Apple Maps Connect gains new languages as it expands to Canada, France & Germany

by Gizmoration February 20, 2015
The Apple Maps Connect service, which allows small businesses to add their listings to the Apple Maps database, has been expanded to Canada, France and Germany. The service has also gained two new language options, French and German, to correspond with the regional expansion. Apple first launched Maps Connect in the U.S. last October, enabling businesses to [...]

Germany and Greece are about to go head-to-head again

by Gizmoration February 20, 2015
The eurozone’s finance ministers are heading into another face-to-face negotiation on Friday, after Greece blinked in Europe’s massive game of chicken the day before. Here’s what happened yesterday and what it’s likely to mean for today: Greece submitted a request for an extension of its existing bailout, a pretty significant capitulation on the part of [...]

Germany rejects Greek proposal as ‘no substantial solution’

by Gizmoration February 19, 2015
Berlin (AFP) – Germany on Thursday rejected a request by Greece to its European partners for a six-month extension to its EU loan programme, saying it was “not a substantial proposal for a solution”. “The letter from Athens is not a substantial proposal for a solution,” said a spokesman for German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble [...]

Euro tumbles and Greek stocks reverse gains as Germany rejects Greece deal

by Gizmoration February 19, 2015
The euro was sent down against the dollar while Greek stocks have gone into freefall after Germany refused an offer by Greece to extend the country’s bailout. Stocks in Greece’s battered stock market index had earlier been rallying following news of a letter sent by the new Greek government to its Eurozone partners officially requesting [...]


Dolfi is A Hand-Size Futuristic Washing Device

by Ranjan Yadavon February 10, 2015
Dolfi is a futuristic washing device. Dolfi is a hand-size device developed in Düsseldorf, Germany, meant to clean your clothes with the power of ultrasonic technology. Dolfi is the next generation cleaning technology that is gentle on clothes and tough on dirt. It gets clothes thoroughly cleaned from inside out with the power of ultrasound [...]

smrtGRiPS, The World’s First Connected Bike Grips

by Ranjan Yadavon February 3, 2015
smrtGRiPS is World’s First Connected Bike Grips. smrtGRiPS is the world’s first and most integrated connected bike upgrade ever built. It is a bike upgrade that turns your bike smarter, safer and even more enjoyable to ride without ever requiring a display. smrtGRiPS seamlessly integrates eyes-free navigation, haptic feedback notifications and acts as a bike tracker, it [...]