Latest Germany publications

Tesla acquires Grohmann Engineering to launch global industrial automation research centres

Tesla Motors has acquired German specialist plant machine manufacturer Grohmann Engineering GmbH, the foundation stone in the launch of a new Tesla Advanced Automation headquarters in Germany – and further industrial research centres around the world. The company announced the agreement to buy on its site, but did not disclose the figures involved in the… Read More

Germany tells Tesla drivers to keep their eyes on the road with Autopilot

Germany’s Federal Motor Authority has sent a letter to Tesla owners warning them that they must pay full attention to their driving whilst using the autopilot feature. The letter advises Tesla motorists that German road regulations mandate that the driver of a vehicle be alert and in control of the vehicle whilst operating it. Autopilot… Read More

Microsoft invests $3 billion in cloud and European data centres, including France

Microsoft has announced that its investment in European data centres has now reached a commitment of $3 billion, and will extend to France and beyond. CEO Satya Nadella is currently on a business charm offensive across Europe, together with the company’s President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith – and both seem determined to close… Read More

Microsoft launches two Azure regions in Germany

Microsoft has announced the general availability of its two new Azure regions in Germany, Germany Northeast (Magdeburg) and Germany Central (Frankfurt am Main). While the data centres will immediately deliver computing, networking and storage services, Microsoft has scheduled Office 365 applications to go online for customers from the first quarter of 2017, and Microsoft Dynamics… Read More

Adblock Plus creates AdTech platform for ‘whitelisted’ ads. Still taking 30%

Adblock Plus, last reported to have nearly 200 million users around the world, has launched a new ad-serving framework at AdTech, one of the major network advertising providers which it has been controversially blocking for years. The Acceptable Ads Platform (AAP) has been developed with platform-publisher ComboTag in order to provide publishers with a method… Read More

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