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HitchBOT, the Hitchhiking Robot, to Travel Across Germany

HitchBOT, the Canadian hitchhiking robot, is set for a road trip across Germany. Last year, HitchBOT thumbed its way around Canada, from Halifax to Victoria, talking and ...

January 21, 2015 at 4:58 am by

German Chancellor Disputes Net Neutrality

The battle for net neutrality has spread across Europe and the US, with President Barack Obama throwing his support behind a free and open internet. But influential German ...

December 7, 2014 at 10:59 pm by

Real-life Minority Report: German Police Trial Software to Predict Crime Before it Happens

  Steven Spielberg’s 2002 science fiction film Minority Report painted a future in which crimes can be predicted, and thus prevented, before they occur. The Pre-Crime ...

December 3, 2014 at 8:45 pm by

BMW and Tesla in “Talks”

Reuters reports that Elon Musk has been in talks with BMW over possible collaboration in the design of batteries and other components. The talks have taken place between the ...

November 24, 2014 at 9:43 pm by

Ebay Has Been down for 5 Hours!

The auction giant and marketplace Ebay has been down since around noon, with the first reports starting around 11:25 GMT. This is a really long outtake for a site like this ...

September 14, 2014 at 3:15 pm by

Amazon’s Fire Phone Finally Arrives in Europe

Our american readers have been able to get the Amazon Fire Phone for a while now but the rest of have had to wait. That wait is now over and it’s finally coming to ...

September 9, 2014 at 12:57 pm by

Facebook Offline for a Short While

“My life is over” – Most 13-19 year olds throughout the world today. As of 1PM PST however, the popular social network is back online in all affected ...

September 4, 2014 at 4:01 am by

US Embassy in Berlin Receives ‘Beamed’ Graffitti to Protest NSA Spying Activities

It looks like a German artist has used a different form of “graffiti” to protest the NSA early this morning in Berlin. Oliver Bienkowski, a self-proclaimed ...

July 20, 2014 at 12:27 pm by

Germany v Brazil World Cup Thrashing Broke Twitter Records

The Germany Vs Brazil Semi-final match in this year’s World Cup has certainly caught the attention of any football fan or anyone involved in football after their 7-1 ...

July 11, 2014 at 9:15 am by

Assassin’s Creed Unity Receives Pre-Order Lottery

Ubisoft apparently tends to take pre-release sales to a new level of marketing. The first sign was when pre-orders started for Watch Dogs, having the company releasing the ...

June 24, 2014 at 7:13 pm by

German Residents Got Sick Of Their Cruddy ISP, So Made Their Own!

We’ve all probably heard a few stories about people building their own internet networks in response to the failings of Internet Service Providers (ISPs), such as the ...

June 2, 2014 at 10:16 am by

Germany and France Looking To Create NSA-Free European Communications Networks

According to the German Chancellor’s weekly podcast she will be working with France to develop a European Communications Network that bypasses any American-based nodes ...

February 16, 2014 at 12:57 pm by

Worldwide Bitcoin Regulations Still Unclear, Law Library of Congress Survey Reports

There were many questions on how can the Bitcoin be taxed, having more and more countries coming up with different ways on how the cryptocurrency could be treated. While ...

February 3, 2014 at 11:30 pm by

BeQuiet! Display Their Latest SFX and TFX Power Supplies at CES 2014

Stopping by the Be Quiet suite is always fun at shows, as it normally consists of us having a friendly chat and drinking beer. Alcohol aside, we did stop by to see their ...

January 17, 2014 at 5:05 pm by

German Judge States Nokia Should Be Granted Injunction Against All HTC Devices

A German judge has ruled that Nokia should be granted an injunction against all HTC handsets running Android. Judge Dr. Matthias Zigann of the Munich I Regional Court found ...

December 30, 2013 at 11:24 pm by

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