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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 [...]

Flow is The World’s Most Magical Controller

by Ranjan Yadavon December 31, 2014
Flow, from Berlin, Germany, is a programmable, wireless controller for your computer and connected devices. The features of Flow are, Bluetooth LE/4.1/Smart, All BLE devices compatibility, 4 months exchangeable battery, 70 mm diameter, 15mm height, 360 degrees angular positioning, capacitive touch, infrared based hand gesture recognition luminosity, metal ring materials of aluminium/stainless steel, durable polycarbonate [...]


Nanoplug, the World’s First Invisible Hearing Aid Device

by Ranjan Yadavon December 20, 2014
Nanoplug, from Munich, Germany, is 100% invisible, instant-fit, user programmable & affordable hearing aid. It is appropriate for people with mild to moderately-severe hearing loss. Nanoplug is a high-tech product adjustable in the privacy of your own home. Suitable for use with mobile phones, as well. The goal at Nanoplug was change lives by creating [...]

Audi Sets a New Milestone in History with Self Driving Car

by RJ Kon October 28, 2014
It has been the era of modern technology making our lives more simpler and sophisticated. Self driving cars is one of the products of such a technologically advanced era in science. It all started with Google with took the initiative for introducing this technology to cars. It has received applause from around the globe. This [...]


Tastebuds Acquires Music-Dating App, Moosify

by Ranjan Yadavon August 27, 2014
Tastebuds Media Ltd., the London based social dating network that connects users according to their music interests, is acquiring its U.S. competitor moosify. Moosify is a mobile-first “social dating” app that also connects people around music, it is a rival to Tastebuds. Terms of the deal are still not made public. Tastebuds co-founder Alex Parish [...]

Google Wins Over VG Media at German Federal Cartel Office

by Ranjan Yadavon August 24, 2014
Google Inc. has emerged victorious against a complaint brought by VG Media, at the Federal Cartel Office, Germany. VG Media had filed an objection against Mountain View, California based Google for giving users access to their news articles without paying the publishers any penny. Various German publishers, also comprising Axel Springer and Burda, initiated the [...]

Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet Set for an IPO, Sells 2.5% Stake to Holtzbrink

by Ranjan Yadavon August 22, 2014
Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based e-commerce incubator and investor, is anticipated to go for a public listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange, probably in the month of September. The incubator firm is valued at around $5.7 billion and is likely to list stakes of around 15 percent by selling new shares, according to industry sources. Sources also [...]

KitKat-enabled Sony D2203 smartphone coming soon?

by Nick Adamson August 15, 2014
It looks like Sony is all set to launch the Sony D2203, a huge 6.1-inch phablet at the IFA to be held next month in Germany, along with a number of other devices. Although it is a huge device, it will fall in the mid-range category and will go easy on your wallet. If Xperia [...]

Denmark created 1:1 in Minecraft

by Ryan Burgesson April 27, 2014
The Danish Geodata Agency has created a 1:1 scale replica of their country in Minecraft by porting their 3D elevation model into the game. It was employee Simon Kokkendorf idea to create the map and use it as an education tool. Kokkendorf and his colleague Thorbjørn Nielsen also added ‘smaller’ details lik houses, lakes, rivers, [...]


No Nazis in the German Wolfenstein: The New Order

by Ryan Burgesson April 17, 2014
Well in what probably isn’t a surprise to many the German versions of Wolfenstein: The New Order will not contain Nazis but instead ‘The Regime’. This particular Wolfenstein game is set within the 1960’s in an alternate reality where the Nazi’s won World War 2. Peter Hines, Bethesda’s marketing executive said: They have a thing [...]

UK game industry to get tax breaks

by Ryan Burgesson March 28, 2014
Finally after a long long wait, the European Commission has approved tax relief measures resulting in what could be a £188 million boost for developers over the next 5 years. Under this new policy UK game developers are entitled to claim discounts on up to a quarter of production costs. This news has been 6 [...]