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Germany and France hopeful of better climate change agreement’s Adoption

Germany and France are hopeful that the international community might adopt an ambitious and durable climate agreement by the end of this year. They have bet that the political will of delivering such an agreement is greater than ever before.

In Berlin, at the close of the 6th Petersberg... read more

ThyssenKrupp Posts Higher-Than-Expected Earnings in Second Quarter

German multinational conglomerate corporation group ThyssenKrupp raised its full year forecast after reporting higher-than-expected earnings in the second quarter.

The German heavy industry giant that runs its year from October to September, said in a statement, "Against the background of... read more

Deutsche Bank reports better-than-expected quarterly profit

Deutsche Bank has reported record revenue due to increased debt and equity trading during the first quarter. Deutsche Bank reported 544 million Euros in net profit compared to 1.1 billion Euros reported during the same quarter last year. The financial services major booked 1.5 billion Euros in... read more

Drones Closely Resembling Butterflies have Amazing Flying Skills

Using a 3-D printer, flying drones in the shape of butterflies have been developed. The eMotionButterflies have impressive flying skills.

Created by German automation company Festo, the drones have been developed so that they can work efficiently in factories of the future by adapting... read more

45 minutes Power Nap could improve memory by five times: Research

A Power Nap of 45 to 60 minutes can improve the memory by five times, according, to a new research conducted by a team at Saarland University in Germany. The research team found that short nap increased the recall function significantly. Many students take a nap while preparing for exams and now... read more

Alibaba demos new ‘Smile to Pay’ facial-recognition payment system

A recently-published article in the South China Morning Post has revealed that Chinese e-commerce merchant Alibaba demonstrated a new facial-recognition payment system at the CeBIT 2015 conference held in Germany this week.

The new facial-recognition payment system - dubbed 'Smile to Pay... read more

Blackberry unveils highly secure tablet SecuTABLET

Canadian device maker Blackberry has unveiled SecuTABLET, a highly secure tablet developed in collaboration with IBM and Samsung. The Blackberry tablet will be based on Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. Blackberry’s Secusmart unit presented the secure tablet at CeBIT 2015 in Germany.

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Mercedes officially unveils 2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe 4Matic

At the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Sunday, bigwig German automaker Mercedes-Benz officially unveiled its new mid-sized crossover --- the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe 4Matic.

The new Mercedes GLE Coupe is chiefly aimed at people who desire a sporty Sport-... read more

German Factory Orders fell more than Expected in November

On Thursday, the Federal Statistical Office, a federal authority in Germany, reported that German factory orders fell more than expected in November. The orders have fallen for the first time in November. It reflected a slow recovery of confidence in Europe's largest economy. According to... read more

Nitrogen-Vacancy points in Diamonds could be used to construct Vital Components for Quantum Computers

There is a possibility that nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamonds could be utilized to construct essential components for quantum computers. But, so far, it has been unfeasible to read optically written information from such systems electronically.

With the help of a graphene layer, a... read more

Mini Stroke Can Trigger PTSD: Study

A mini stroke increases the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), suggests a study carried out by researchers at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany. A mild stroke, also known as transient ischemic attack (TIA) can increase the risk of PTSD. The research team found that nearly... read more

Lufthansa Pilots to not fly Long-Haul Flights on Tuesday

The Vereinigung Cockpit union, which represents pilots at Germany's Lufthansa, has announced another strike after contract talks broke down last week.

On Monday, the union said that in order to push their demands, pilots will not fly any long-haul flight from Frankfurt airport, major... read more

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