Amazon is closing its own bookstores

New York Amazon’s farewell comes as a surprise. On Wednesday evening, the Seattle-based world leader in e-commerce announced that it intends to close all of its own physical bookstores, four-star …

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Startups are fighting for a Corona bailout

Hamburg, Berlin The announcement on April 1, of all things, sparked euphoria among start-up lobbyists in Berlin: finance minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) announced a two-billion-euro protective shield especially for emerging …

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Facebook’s India bet is risky but forward-looking

Mukesh Ambani Behind the conglomerate Reliance Jio is one of the richest men in Asia. (Photo: AP) Mark Zuckerberg is not afraid of big bets. In 2014, he bought the …

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Investor Klaus Hommels criticizes state aid for Tui and Adidas

Hamburg Venture capitalist Klaus Hommels criticizes government aid for listed companies such as Tui and Adidas. The state subsidized the corporations “with a loan, although they could simply make a …

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Alibaba wants to massively expand cloud business

Alibaba The Chinese internet company wants to expand the cloud business. Hangzhou The Chinese internet company Alibaba In the coming years, a lot of money will be put into the …

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Futurist on the seven most important tech trends in 2020

Dusseldorf When futurist Amy Webb speaks at tech conferences like SXSW in Austin, Texas, there is usually no space left. Thousands watch every year as the founder of the Future …

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Daria Saharova is in demand as a rescuer in need

Daria Saharova After school, the Latvian-born moved to Munich. (Photo: Real PropTech conference) Munich The working days in the corona crisis are long because Daria Saharova has a lot to …

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Hamburg considers itself a founding metropolis – the great self-deception

Hamburg Everything was ready for the typical Hamburg self-praise: an event room with a view of the Alster and the five main churches, mini-burgers and Fritz-Kola, plus a colorful presentation. …

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Chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Börse calls for more help

Munich Joachim Faber, 69, is as familiar with start-ups as he is with share prices. The supervisory board chief of Deutsche Börse AG is involved in some young companies. Now …

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Sdui enables school via app

Dusseldorf Even before their television appearance in “The Lion’s Den” was broadcast, the founders of Sdui had to delete their phone number from the Internet. In the television show on …

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