Fighting Google: Europe Eyes Digital Agenda to Better Compete with the US

Fighting Google: Europe Eyes Digital Agenda to Better Compete with the US

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 01, 2014

Jean-Claude Juncker, the next head of the European Commission, plans to implement a new digital strategy for the Continent. Europe, he believes, needs to become better equipped to defend itself from the US and Asia. By Frank Dohmen and Christoph Pauly more... Comment ]

Interview with Alex Pentland: Can We Use Big Data to Make Society Better?

Interview with Alex Pentland: Can We Use Big Data to Make Society Better?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 26, 2014

In a SPIEGEL interview, American data scientist Alex Pentland discusses how data streams can be used to determine the laws of human interaction. He argues the information can be used to help forge better societies. more... Comment ]

Europe: 1, Google: 0: EU Court Ruling a Victory for Privacy

Europe: 1, Google: 0: EU Court Ruling a Victory for Privacy

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 20, 2014

A ruling by the European Union's highest court last week ordering Google to provide people with the right to be forgotten has generated fiercely divergent responses in the US and Europe. Germans are celebrating the decision, which buttresses privacy. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Widerwillen gegen Technik: Wir Offline-Profs

Widerwillen gegen Technik: Wir Offline-Profs

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 03, 2014

E-Learning soll die Unis revolutionieren, doch der Umsturz lässt auf sich warten. Neben einigen Professoren voller Enthusiasmus wehren sich noch immer viele gegen das Online-Lernen. Begründung: Die vergangenen 2000 Jahre waren doch ganz gut. mehr... Video | Forum ]

Targeting Huawei: NSA Spied on Chinese Government and Networking Firm

Targeting Huawei: NSA Spied on Chinese Government and Networking Firm

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 22, 2014

According to documents viewed by SPIEGEL, America'a NSA intelligence agency put considerable efforts into spying on Chinese politicians and firms. One major target was Huawei, a company that is fast becoming a major Internet player. more... Comment ]

'Nothing Is Perfect': Tim Berners-Lee on 25 Years of the Web

'Nothing Is Perfect': Tim Berners-Lee on 25 Years of the Web

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 12, 2014

Twenty-five years ago today, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. In an interview, he looks back on his creation -- its strengths, the threats it poses and how Edward Snowden's revelations have raised awareness about Internet integrity. Interview Conducted By Marcel Rosenbach more... Comment ]

The Krypton Temple: China's Surging Tech Start-Up Scene

The Krypton Temple: China's Surging Tech Start-Up Scene

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 13, 2014

A decade ago, the tech scene in China was grim. But these days young start-ups are turning heads and attracting investors from overseas. As their products find success abroad, Chinese entrepreneurs are acting locally, but thinking globally. By Bernhard Zand in Beijing more... Comment ]

Olympische Spiele: Experten warnen vor Hackerangriffen in Sotschi

Olympische Spiele: Experten warnen vor Hackerangriffen in Sotschi

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 06, 2014

Kriminelle versuchen offenbar, das Interesse an den Olympischen Winterspielen auszunutzen, um am Ort selbst und im Internet neue Opfer zu finden. Ein US-Reporter machte in Russland einen Selbstversuch: Es dauerte nur 24 Stunden, bis Handy und Rechner gekapert wurden. mehr... Forum ]

Digital Independence: NSA Scandal Boosts German Tech Industry

Digital Independence: NSA Scandal Boosts German Tech Industry

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 04, 2014

The German IT sector is hoping to profit from trust lost in American technology firms in the aftermath of the NSA spying scandal. But critics warn that plans to create a European routing system could affect the openness of the Internet. By Hilmar Schmundt and Gerald Traufetter more... Comment ]

Max Mosley: Google Is So 'Arrogant They Do Whatever They Like'

Max Mosley: Google Is So 'Arrogant They Do Whatever They Like'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 29, 2014

In an interview, former racing boss Max Mosley discusses his successful legal battle against Google to filter out compromising sex photos, the fight for Internet privacy in the era of NSA spying and his endless quest for justice. Interview By Susanne Amann and Isabell Hülsen more... Comment ]