Skype encryption stumps German police

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German police are unable to decipher the encryption used in the Internet telephone software Skype to monitor calls by suspected criminals and terrorists, Germany's top police officer said on Thursday. Skype allows users to make...

German Police Arrest 10 International Phishing Suspects

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Germany's Federal Crime Office has arrested a Russian-Ukrainian-German group of 10 suspects accused of running a Trojan horse phishing attack that has been targeting users' bank accounts. An 18-month police investigation culminated in arrests on...

German Gears of War Canned

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Sorry to say but the German censorship police have nuked another one. Indeed, Gears of War will not be coming out in Germany now. Microsoft had considered recutting the game, but found it would make...

Microsoft's German CEO quits

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The head of Microsoft's German subsidiary has quit over differences with the US headquarters. Jürgen Gallmann, CEO of Microsoft Deutschland - one of the software giant's largest subsidiaries - resigned on Friday. In an email...

EU takes over German antitrust inquiry into Intel

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European Commission regulators have taken over a German antitrust investigation into allegations that Intel put pressure on a major electronics retailer to forgo using processors from competitor AMD. Germany's antitrust agency, Bundeskartellamt, received a complaint...

EA to Acquire German Developer's of "FarCry"

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Electronic Arts last week purchased German game developer Phenomic, the developers of SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars. Now it seems that EA has it's eyes on Crytek, another German developer and makers of FarCry, the FPS...

Microsoft sues German firm over spam

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Microsoft has launched a case against a German man believed to be the linchpin of a spam gang. The software maker's legal complaint was lodged against an unnamed company in the North...

D-Day demo & German patches v2.14

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New patches for the demo of D-Day has been released by Digital Reality. The patch is also available for the Germal version of the game. This patch updates the variants of their 3D real-time tactical...

German court ruled GPL valid

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A hardware manufacturer Sitecom loses round one of the court battle after the German court ruled the GPL (General Public License) license as valid. The German court issued a preliminary injunction against Sitecom's...

Gorky Zero: Beyond Honor German demo

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A German playable demo of Gorky Zero: Beyond Honor is now available to renew the opportunity for trying out the imminent third-person stealthy action adventure by Metropolis. This demo supersedes the earlier Polish version to...

Trackmania Updated German Demo

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Deep Silver has released an updated german demo of Trackmania the racing/track building game developed by Nadeo which will finally hit german stores not before long. News source: Gamer's Hell ...

German police crack down on hacking group

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German police have carried out their biggest ever crackdown on internet piracy in probe against 126 members of an online hackers' forum. The Germans are thought to be part of a wider network of 476...

IBM lands huge German mainframe contract

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IBM Corp. will deliver 20 high-performance mainframe computers to a German financial IT service company in a deal worth over €100 million ($127 million), IBM spokesman Hans-Jürgen Rehm said Friday. Sparkassen Informatik GmbH...

Castle Strike German demo

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A German playable demo of Castle Strike is now available, offering the first opportunity to try out this medieval 3D real-time strategy game by Related Designs and Data Becker. This single-player demo includes Tutorial 2...

RTL Ski Jump 2004 German Demo

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Koch Media has released a playable demo for RTL Ski Jump 2004 (aka Skispringen Saison 2003/2004), allowing you to try out this recent ski jumping simulation developed by VCC Entertainment. The demo offers a tutorial...

German police smash massive child porn ring

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German police have broken up one of the world's biggest child porn networks which linked around 26,500 suspected users of child abuse material in 166 countries across the world. Investigators said members of...

KnightShift German Demo

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Zuxxez Entertainment has released a playable demo of KnightShift (aka Once Upon a Knight in North America), allowing you to try out this imminent RTS/RPG by Reality Pump Studios. The demo offers a good portion...

German state to block US neo-Nazi sites

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Germany's most populous state is requiring Internet providers to block two US-based neo-Nazi websites after a court ruled the measure did not violate the providers' rights, officials said Thursday. The verdict followed...

RTCW and UT not for German fans

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Bad news today for the gaming community. The german government institution BPjS which tasks are to:Prohibit, punishment-reinforced, youth-endangering media on request by youth ministers and their offices so that these are only accessible by adults,...

German government employees get electronic signatures

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Germany's federal government is introducing electronic signatures for its employees, a step it hopes will help make the security procedure generally accepted in the country. More than 200,000 employees of ministries and agencies will be...

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