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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Feb 20 2018

Language app Babbel translates European success to U.S. market

BERLIN It might seem a tall order to persuade people to spend as much to learn a language on their smartphone as it costs to subscribe to a music streaming or video-on-demand service.

Jan 31 2018

Bertelsmann seeks buyer for Arvato CRM unit

GUETERSLOH, Germany German publishing house Bertelsmann plans to seek a buyer for its customer relationship management (CRM) operation to exit a business that requires heavy investment to keep pace with advances in technology.

Jan 30 2018

SAP forces the pace on cloud, buys $2.4 billion U.S. software firm

WALLDORF, Germany Europe's top technology company SAP announced a $2.4 billion U.S. acquisition to help it boost revenues from its cloud platform and CEO Bill McDermott said it would streamline its overall business this year to bolster margins. | Video

Jan 30 2018

Pencil-maker Faber-Castell sharpens up for digital age

NUREMBERG, Germany If the digital revolution is going to consign anything to the dustbin of history, you might think the humble pencil would be a leading contender. | Video

Jan 22 2018

Uber CEO focused on 'responsible growth', seeks fresh start in Germany

MUNICH Uber's chief executive said on Monday that he was focused on "responsible growth" as he seeks to put an end to the take-no-prisoners culture he inherited on joining the pioneer of ride-hailing services last year.

Jan 22 2018

Uber CEO focused on 'responsible growth', seeks fresh start in Germany

MUNICH Uber's chief executive said on Monday that he was focused on "responsible growth" as he seeks to put an end to the take-no-prisoners culture he inherited on joining the pioneer of ride-hailing services last year.

Jan 21 2018

Contrite Facebook executives seek to ward off more European rules

MUNICH Facebook executives are fanning out across Europe this week to address the social media giant’s slow response to abuses on its platform, seeking to avoid further legislation along the lines of a new hate speech law in Germany it says goes too far.

Jan 19 2018

'Sneakerhead' blog-turned-streetwear site gets first backing

FRANKFURT It started 12 years ago as a one-man blog written by a self-confessed "sneakerhead." Fashion website Highsnobiety went on to become a top destination for young men buying the latest streetwear - and has now attracted its first outside investment.

Jan 05 2018

HINTERGRUND-Forscher hackt sich selbst in Intel-Chip- und entdeckt das Unmögliche

Frankfurt Daniel Gruß bekam nicht viel Schlaf in der Nacht, in der er sich selbst hackte. Der 31-jährige IT-Sicherheitsforscher von der Technischen Universität Graz war gerade ins Allerheiligste auf dem Prozessor seines Computers eingedrungen und hatte dort geschützte Daten gestohlen.

Jan 04 2018

How a researcher hacked his own computer and found 'worst' chip flaw

FRANKFURT Daniel Gruss didn't sleep much the night he hacked his own computer and exposed a flaw in most of the chips made in the past two decades by hardware giant Intel Corp . | Video

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