FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Germany's book publishers are ready to face down competition from online retailer Amazon as the retailer is probed by the European Union of its tax deals, pricing disputes and market dominance.
BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany's ambitious start-up platform Rocket Internet made its high-profile arrival on the Frankfurt stock market on Thursday, 2 October, but got off to a disappointing start as shares slumped in early trading.
BERLIN, GERMANY: German newspapers have ridiculed incoming EU Digital Commissioner Guenther Oettinger after he blamed "stupid" celebrities for having their private nude pictures hacked and spread online.
BERLIN, GERMANY: South Korean company Samsung unveiled the next generation of its "phablet" and "smartwatch" gadgets at the IFA consumer electronics fair along with a virtual reality headset the Samsung VR.
FRANKFURT, GERMANY: The controversial but popular car pick-up service Uber has hit a roadblock after a German court slapped it with an injunction on the grounds it lacks the necessary legal permits to operate its services.
BERLIN, GERMANY Germany's booksellers and publishers said they had complained to the country's competition watchdog about Internet company Amazon, accusing it of using "blackmail" to gain discounts from publishers.
HANOVER, GERMANY: Britain and Germany will team up to work on developing the next super-fast mobile network, 5G, Prime Minister David Cameron told the opening of the world's biggest high-technology fair.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Swiss media group Ringier and Germany's Axel Springer said on Thursday they are combining their operations in Hungary but selling a number of titles including the country's biggest broadsheet daily Nepszabadsag.
BERLIN, GERMANY: In January 2014, Grey will open a new digital hybrid office in Berlin. It will be a digital hybrid agency for integrated brand management - Oliver Handlos and Matthias Meusel head up the new office.