A secretary on sick-leave for two months who was spied on has won a suit against her employer in Germany's highest labor court. The ruling defines when detectives can be used to monitor employees.
Germany's anti-monopoly commission is warming up to Uber and other car sharing services, but recommends limits on surge pricing. Taxi unions remain defiant and want to stick with fixed rates - for now.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has started testing delivery drones in three major cities, echoing similar activities by US rival Amazon. But the company is up against tough airspace control in the country.
Ahead of an EU interior ministers meeting in Riga, German MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht tells DW that plans for blanket retention of passenger data are flawed and says we should invest less in computers and more in people.
If you play games on your smart phone, chances are you've noticed the video advertisements that pop up while you are playing. Though annoying, they keep the app free - and are the newest link in the evolution of gaming.
Construction has begun on India's multi-billion dollar high-speed broadband network. With plans to connect 600 million rural citizens, the optical fiber network will be the largest of its kind.
Google has secured a 10 percent stake in the private space exploration company SpaceX.
The US technology giant Google has announced it is halting sales of its Internet-linked glasses.
Bringing the continent's tech scene to your ears. This week: Chatting with HitchBOT in Hamburg (54.02.2015)
So why is a robot hitchhiking across Germany? A co-creator of hitchBOT explains to DW from Social Media Week in Hamburg.
Would a "social license" help taxi apps like Uber and WunderCar gain social acceptance in Germany and France?
The organization Apps for Good works with schools to encourage kids to learn about technology and put it to good use.
Using Twitter is a risky business when criticizing or making a joke about the Turkish government or president.
A British nonprofit is tapping mobile technology to give statues in major cities a new voice and tales to tell.
School children as young as 10 are developing and launching their own Smartphone and tablet apps with help from a tech charity. But many more young people are needed to fill the growing tech skills gap.
As the world's most popular video-sharing platform turns 10, DW has a look at its biggest hits and trends.
There's a new dating app on the smartphone scene: Happn. It helps people get in touch who have actually crossed paths in real life. But does its geolocation feature present a privacy trap?
Berlin is busy upgrading the country's digital highway to increase penetration of faster broadband in neglected rural areas regions. Catching up digitally is essential for businesses which rely on dependable high-speed internet access.
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