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German court refers Nokia-Daimler connected car clash to European Court

Nov 26 2020

DUESSELDORF/BERLIN A German court on Thursday referred a patent licensing dispute between Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia and German carmaker Daimler to the European Court of Justice to clarify the law as it applies to supply chains.

Bertelsmann buys Simon & Schuster for $2.2 billion in U.S. publishing play

Nov 25 2020

BERLIN German media group Bertelsmann has agreed to purchase publisher Simon & Schuster for $2.175 billion in cash from ViacomCBS, strengthening its presence in the United States. | Video

Lime turns first profit, launches new e-scooter as mobility wars hot up

Nov 19 2020

BERLIN Urban mobility company Lime said on Thursday it had turned its first quarterly profit, as it launched a new e-scooter model amid signs that the market for socially distanced short-range travel is hotting up.

Cellnex would be interested in Telefonica towers: CEO

Nov 19 2020

BERLIN Cellnex, the Spanish telecoms infrastructure company, would be interested in buying into Telefonica's mobile towers business should the opportunity arise, CEO Tobias Martinez said on Thursday.

Vodafone's Vantage Towers seeks growth opportunities after listing

Nov 17 2020

LONDON/BERLIN Vodafone's European towers spin-out Vantage Towers said it had 1 billion euros (896.4 million pounds) available for acquisitions and could increase its firepower after its planned listing in Germany early next year.

UPDATE 3-Vodafone's Vantage Towers seeks growth opportunities after listing

Nov 17 2020

LONDON/BERLIN, Nov 17 Vodafone's European towers spin-out Vantage Towers said it had 1 billion euros available for acquisitions and could increase its firepower after its planned listing in Germany early next year.

Deutsche Telekom chief says market undervalues its growth story

Nov 12 2020

BERLIN Deutsche Telekom raised its full-year guidance on Thursday after forecast-beating results that CEO Tim Hoettges said demonstrated that the market is undervaluing the growth story at the transatlantic telecoms group.

Air taxi startup Lilium's first U.S. hub to be in Florida

Nov 11 2020

BERLIN Flying taxi startup Lilium will set up its first U.S. hub near Orlando, putting more than 20 million Floridians within range of the winged electric aircraft that can take off vertically and cover 300 km (185 miles) in a single one-hour hop.

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