The city of Munich, Germany has deployed Linux as its primary operating system but 10 years later they have realized that the promises are not materializing and are going back to Windows.
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Are you afraid of the NSA spying on you? If so, you might want to do what Germany is considering: Ditch e-mail altogether and use the old fashioned typewriter... and not the electronic version either!
The Mannheim Regional Court in Germany found Motorola guilty of infringing on a patent held by engineering firm LPKF, and now Motorola has to stop selling the Moto G and X, and recall some devices.
Makers of the popular Adblock Plus browser extension have reportedly been sued by multiple marketing companies and media outlets for affecting their advertising business model for websites.
Vodafone Germany has announced that it will be providing SIM card based end-to-end encryption in order to enable secure communication for its users and protect them from third party threats.
A duo of lawsuits filed against Apple by patent licensing firm, IPCom, have been dismissed by a German court; one of the lawsuits reportedly sought damages worth $2.2 billion from Apple.
HTC has suffered yet another setback in its lawsuit against Nokia in Germany, forcing the company to rethink its designs in order to bypass a potential ban on imports in the country.
Microsoft's newest promotion for its Surface tablet involves inviting Germans to board a free "Surface Love Train" from Hamburg to Munich on Valentine's Day (Feb. 14th)
Good news for PC gamers hoping to get their hands on Grand Theft Auto V, as listings for a PC version of the game have appeared on Amazon's German and French sites, including the option to pre-order.
16 million email addresses and passwords that are based in Germany have reportedly been exposed due to a malware attack that infected computers in the country.
The Federal Patent Court of Germany has invalidated Microsoft's FAT patent which the company has been using to gather royalties from infringing Android device manufacturers for the past few years.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is reportedly livid about claims that the NSA have continuously monitored her phone for more than a decade, now there are calls to wall off their Internet altogether.
The German government has banned domestic sales of Dead Rising 3, leaving gamers there unable to order the open-world zombie game, which will be an exclusive Xbox One launch title in other markets.
Germans can now freely use, sell and exchange Bitcoins without any legal issues. This decision is a monumental moment for Bitcoin company, and its supporters, as it battles many problems.
O2 Germany is binning BlackBerry phones for its staff, giving them all Nokia Lumia 520s and 925's instead, citing lower costs and unmatched Office integration as the key factors in the decision.
Thousands of demonstrators take to the streets of Germany after fears that it may become another "surveillance nation". German Chancellor Angela Merkel denied any involvement with the NSA.
Two German retail sites briefly revealed off-contract pricing for the Lumia 1020 today, with Nokia's flagship Windows Phone - featuring a 41MP camera - said to cost €799 EUR ($1,042 USD / £690 GBP).
Nokia has announced the Lumia 925 is now available on sale, with Germany being the first country to get the Windows Phone 8 device. It also includes a beta of a clock in the phone's standby screen.
After revealing details of its UK launch, Microsoft has announced availability and pricing info for the Surface Pro in a number of European countries, with most of them going for a May 31st date.
Germany's federal court has decided the Google auto-complete function can violate user privacy and former President Christian Wulff's wife is being used as the key example of this problem.
Google subsidiary Motorola has lost an appeal on the injunction that was placed on the company by a court in Germany in 2012 over a patent owned by Microsoft concerning multi-part text messages.
German regulators have fined Google €145,000 ($189,230) over the company's previous practice of collecting data via the WiFi antennas for Google's Street View cars.
A German court ruled today that Google's Android operating system does not infringe on any patents that are owned by Nokia in a case that the phone maker leveled against HTC.
A patent dispute between Microsoft and Google is looking like it might go in Microsoft's favor and could lead to the judge in the case banning Google Maps from being used in that country.
Once upon a time, OpenOffice seemed like a real challenger to Microsoft's throne, but if this takedown from a German city council is any indication, those days are long, long gone.
Some people in the UK, Canada and Germany who ordered a Surface tablet and then found the shipments would be delayed are finally getting their Windows RT-based tablets.
Microsoft has posted up new videos of the Windows 8 launch events in China and in Germany last week, along with a new video of the massive event in New York City's Times Square.
Microsoft is giving would-be customers around the world a cozy environment to try out the new Surface tablet, and we've got some photos from inside one of the new Surface Experience Centers in Germany
Days after the first pre-orders opened in the US, the Lumia 920 is now available for pre-order in Germany. Even better, the phone is available on all major carriers including Vodafone and O2.
The Microsoft Store websites in France and Germany have both placed back orders of between one to two weeks for the Windows RT version of the upcoming Surface tablet.
Vodafone Germany has confirmed that the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 will be available there from November 1st, verifying earlier reports that the new Windows Phones will launch in Europe before the US.
It's not just San Francisco and London that will get some Windows Phone 8 love on launch day. As October 29 approaches, more launch events have been confirmed for Milan and Munich.
A U.S. Court has ruled that Google's Motorola Mobility subsidary won't be able to enforce an injunction that would've kept Microsoft products out of Germany over a case that's been ongoing since 2010.
What Apple can do, Microsoft can do equally as well. Microsoft has won yet another case in Germany against Google's Motorola Mobility division for once again violating Microsoft software patents.
The German government has sent out an alert to its citizens that strongly recommends they not use Internet Explorer on their PCs until a recent security exploit is fixed by Microsoft.
Paul Ferson talks about his experiences with switching from QWERTY, the only keyboard layout he'd ever used, to QWERTZ, in order to properly review the Matias Tactile Pro 3.0 keyboard.
A rumor suggests that Samsung's Galaxy Note 2 refresh could come with a semi-flexible screen, potentially allowing for a larger battery or thinner bodied device.
If you're living in Germany and recently bought a Nokia Lumia 800 or 900, you're in luck, because Nokia is rewarding 50 euros worth of vouchers as part of a promotion tour for their high-end phones
A new pop-up window appearing on Facebook accounts in Germany encourages users to inform if their friends are using pseudonyms, leading to comparisons to the East German "Stasi" within the country.
Users of "Googlemail" in Germany can now use the @gmail.com address for the first time, thanks apparently to the settlement of a long running trademark dispute.
A new world record for cable modem download Internet speeds was announced this week as Kabel Deutschland of Germany achieved speeds as high as 4.7 Gbps in a recent test.
Microsoft has shut down access to its Bing Streetside feature in Germany after some citizens in that country expressed concerns about the possible privacy invasions.
A German court has ordered an injunction on the sale of several of Microsoft's products in that country, including Windows 7 and the Xbox 360 game console, as part of a lawsuit with Motorola.
GEMA, a German group responsible for royalty collection, has managed to take Google to court over YouTube's copyrighted videos, winning the case and potentially unleashing havoc on the site.
Scriptwriters in Germany have published a letter directed to the internet, pirates, greens, and left-wingers, targeting them over copyright and their stance towards it.
Microsoft's legal battles with Motorola Mobility are forcing the company to move its European distribution operations from Germany to the Netherlands, to avoid any disruptions the litigation might bring.
Germany has announced that the country has postponed its vote on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, showing that ACTA is starting to lose support in the European territories.
A court in Germany has upheld the sales ban for Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in that country, in a somewhat symbolic victory for Samsung's patent war opponent Apple.
Motorola has won a court order in Germany to stop Apple from selling the iPhone/ 3G iPad 2 in Germany.
The ratings board in Germany is now allowing the original 1996 version of id Software's first person shooter Quake to be sold in that country, a few months after Germany lifted the ban for Doom.