SoftBank agrees to invest €460M in German online car dealer Auto1 at €2.9B valuation; half of the investment will be made through the issue of new shares (Tobias Buck/Financial Times)

Tobias Buck / Financial Times: SoftBank agrees to invest €460M in German online car dealer Auto1 at €2.9B valuation; half of the investment will be

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New German hate-speech law tests how tech firms juggle free speech and hate speech, with several controversial deletions and suspensions in its first few days (Philip Oltermann/The Guardian)

Philip Oltermann / The Guardian: New German hate-speech law tests how tech firms juggle free speech and hate speech, with several controversial deletions and suspensions

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German startup Idagio raises €8M Series A for its paid classical music streaming service, which currently lists about 140,000 recordings (Jonathan Keane/Tech.eu)

Jonathan Keane / Tech.eu: German startup Idagio raises €8M Series A for its paid classical music streaming service, which currently lists about 140,000 recordings  — 

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Workers at Amazon’s main distribution hub in Italy and at six German distribution centers plan to strike on Black Friday over pay disputes (Valentina Za/Reuters)

Valentina Za / Reuters: Workers at Amazon’s main distribution hub in Italy and at six German distribution centers plan to strike on Black Friday over

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German regulator bans children’s smartwatches that have SIM cards and one-way monitoring functions, saying they are unauthorized transmitters forbidden by law (DW.COM)

DW.COM: German regulator bans children’s smartwatches that have SIM cards and one-way monitoring functions, saying they are unauthorized transmitters forbidden by law  —  A German

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