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United Internet explores deal with Tillman for German tower build-up -sources

Jul 28 2021

BERLIN Independent German telecoms firm United Internet is exploring a deal with U.S. towers firm Tillman Infrastructure to build its own towers network in Germany, people close to the matter said.

Explainer: What's happening with Tesla's $7 billion German 'gigafactory'?

Jun 22 2021

GRUENHEIDE, Germany Next Thursday, July 1, was supposed to be a day of celebration for Tesla: the opening of its self-styled "gigafactory" in the tranquil German municipality of Gruenheide, just outside Berlin.

German firms Mynaric, Northern Data plan Nasdaq listing - sources

Jun 17 2021

BERLIN Germany-based laser communication technologies firm Mynaric is preparing for a Nasdaq listing as early as after the summer as it seeks to broaden its investor base and potentially boost its valuation, people close to the matter said.

Exclusive: Deutsche Telekom seeks investors to bankroll German internet overhaul - sources

Jun 16 2021

FRANKFURT Deutsche Telekom is offering investors stakes in a company it is creating to overhaul Germany's internet cables to help foot the bill for much-needed network modernisation, three people familiar with the matter said.

E-brokerage Scalable Capital raises 150 million euros in Tencent-led round

Jun 08 2021

BERLIN Online brokerage Scalable Capital said on Tuesday it had raised 150 million euros ($183 million) from investors led by China's Tencent, becoming the latest German fintech to attract sizable funding.

German competition authority launches probe into Google's news showcase

Jun 04 2021

BERLIN Germany's competition authority is investigating Alphabet Inc's Google News Showcase, a platform which makes news available on the tech giant's news website, it said on Friday.

Börsenkandidaten stehen hinter Modehändler About You Schlange

May 27 2021

München/Berlin Der Hamburger Online-Modehändler About You eröffnet die zweite Runde von Börsengängen in diesem Jahr in Deutschland.

UPDATE 1-Fashion e-tailer About You to float in Frankfurt

May 27 2021

* B2B commerce platform competes with Shopify, SAP, Salesforce (Adds CEO interview, IPO detail, context)

German antitrust watchdog investigates Google over data use

May 25 2021

BERLIN Germany's antitrust watchdog has launched a probe into whether Google Germany, Google Ireland and its parent company Alphabet are exploiting their market dominance in the way they handle data, it said on Tuesday.

Berlin's Trade Republic raises funds at $5 billion valuation

May 20 2021

BERLIN Trade Republic, a leading European online brokerage that offers commission-free trading similar to Robinhood in the United States, said on Thursday it had raised $900 million from investors at a valuation of more than $5 billion.

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