All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Germany’

Cutts Says Google Has Taken Action On Another Link Network

Google has been warning that it would be cracking down on link networks in Germany for a couple weeks or so. First, when Matt Cutts said Google was taking action on French link network Buzzea, he noted that Germany was next on the list of places the search engine would be looking at. Then, earlier this week, Google put out …

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New Super Strong Material Created Using 3D Printing

3D printed materials got a huge boost late last month when MarkForged announced that it had created a carbon fiber 3D printer. It’s not only 3D printed materials that are getting stronger though as material scientists are now using the technology to create new super strong materials that may be used one day in building lightweight, yet powerful, structures. Germany’s …

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Google Goes After Link Networks In Germany

Google is turning its focus on cracking down on link networks to Germany. Matt Cutts hinted at this last week when he announced that the company was taking action on French link network Buzzea, and noted in another Tweet that Germany was also on the list of places Google’s looking at. Google has now put out a blog post about …

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Netflix Said To Be Making Deals For Launches In France, Germany

There’s almost no question now that Netflix will soon be launching in Germany, France and other countries in Europe. Late last year, reports indicated that the company had been in talks with officials in both countries, seeking information on laws that could affect its operations. Earlier this month, a Netflix Marketing & PR Management job posting was spotted, which called …

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Auschwitz Visited by Knesset to Mark Liberation

On June 14, 1940, the first Jewish prisoners were transported to Auschwitz, a concentration camp constructed by the Nazis. As these 20 Jews, along with 708 other prisoners, walked through the entrance gates of the facility, they were greeted by the sign, “Work brings freedom.” Little did they know that such an expression would come to fruition some 5 years …

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A Fifth of Germany Vulnerable in Massive Email Hack

In gee-that’s-terrifying news, as much as one fifth of the German population is at risk after a massive email hack that targeted .de addresses. Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security announced that passwords and “other details” of 16 million email users had been breached by hackers. With a population of around 80 million, that means that 20% of Germany’s population …

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Netflix Germany And France Expansions Looking More Likely

As reported last month, it’s looking like Netflix may launch in France in Germany next. Reuters said at the time that the company had been talking to officials in both countries, seeking information on laws that could affect its operations. Now, more evidence that Netflix is targeting these markets has surfaced. Netflix has an open position for Marketing & PR …

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Google Maps Renames Street After Adolf Hitler

Google Maps reportedly renamed Berlin street Theodor Heuss Platz “Adolf Hitler Platz” in an apparently brief blunder, which wasn’t brief enough to escape the public eye. Nico Hagenburger tweeted a screenshot: I was at Adolf Hitler Square today—as of GoogleMaps. I thought sb. renamed it before the WWW https://t.co/mT5dal25zz pic.twitter.com/HSxUHZIEEC — Nico Hagenburger (@Hagenburger) January 9, 2014 NBC News picked up …

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Angela Merkel Suffers Skiing Injury In Swiss Alps

On Monday it was announced that German Chancellor Angela Merkel fractured her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident. According to spokesman Steffen Seibert, the accident happened over the holidays and will cause Merkel to cancel most of her business trips including her upcoming trip to Poland. Consequently, she will need extra rest for the next three weeks in order to recover. “It makes …

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Michael Schumacher: Slightly Improved But Still In Critical Condition

French doctors treating former Formula One driver Michael Schumacher have announced today that his condition has improved but remains fragile after a successful overnight operation. While skiing with his son on Sunday, Schumacher fell and hit his head against a large rock. The accident happened in the French Alps and has since left him fighting for his life. Michael Schumacher …

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Netflix May Launch In France, Germany Next

Netflix is looking to expand its operations further into Europe as it has reportedly been talking to officials in France, Germany, and other European countries, seeking information on laws that could affect its operations. Reuters reports: “Netflix wanted information about the legal conditions that would affect its potential arrival in France,” an official at the president’s office said, adding that …

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Looks Like Europe Had A Blast With Its PS4 Launch

On November 29, Sony launched the PS4 in 13 additional countries across Europe and Oceania after launching the console in North America on November 15. While Sony certainly had plenty of launch events for its fans in the US and Canada, it looks like Europe had the better parties. PlayStation Europe shared a new video today featuring all the different …

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