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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

27 Jul 2017

Asleep at the wheel? Germany frets about economic car crash

BERLIN/STUTTGART, Germany Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche beamed as he posed for cameras in a Mercedes-Benz electric car after meeting politicians to discuss the future of the auto industry in Stuttgart, birthplace of the combustion engine.

18 Jul 2017

Growing pains hold back Zalando in battle with Amazon

BERLIN German online fashion retailer Zalando stumbled in its breakneck expansion across Europe in the second quarter due to capacity constraints at new warehouses, sending its shares down 7 percent.

30 Jun 2017

German parliament backs plan to fine social media over hate speech

BERLIN The German parliament approved a plan on Friday to fine social media networks up to 50 million euros (44 million pounds) if they fail to remove hateful postings promptly, despite concerns the law could limit free expression.

29 Jun 2017

Loss-making Delivery Hero to list at premium to online takeaway peers

BERLIN Loss-making online food takeaway firm Delivery Hero will list on Friday in a flotation that values one of Europe's largest Internet startups at 4.4 billion euros ($5 billion) as investors bet on a rapid shift to ordering on apps.

27 Jun 2017

Germany moves to crack down on vehicle emissions

BERLIN Germany will discuss a national plan to cut pollution from diesel engines and set up a new organisation to test vehicles to try to restore consumer confidence after Volkswagen's emissions scandal, ministers said on Tuesday.

13 Jun 2017

'No going back' on GE digital push under new CEO, executives say

BERLIN General Electric will not abandon its high-tech strategy under its new chief executive even if the transition to digital equipment proves "uncomfortable" for many of its customers, senior managers said on Tuesday.

08 Jun 2017

Kinnevik sells out of Germany's Rocket Internet

BERLIN/STOCKHOLM Swedish investor Kinnevik has sold its remaining stake in German ecommerce company Rocket Internet for more than 200 million euros, capitalizing on a recent rally in the stock fueled by plans to list two of its start-ups.

06 Jun 2017

Germany's Delivery Hero lines up latest online takeaway IPO

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Online food takeaway firm Delivery Hero is preparing a flotation that could value one of Europe's largest internet startups at up to 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion), raising funds to help it fend off new competitors such as Uber [UBER.UL] and Amazon .

24 May 2017

Pace of Gulf tech deals heats up as Emaar buys Namshi stake

DUBAI/BERLIN Emaar Malls will buy a 51 percent stake in e-commerce fashion website Namshi from Global Fashion Group, a firm backed by Rocket Internet, for $151 million (£116.5 million), a sign of growing demand for tech deals in the Middle East.

23 May 2017

Delivery Hero set to list before summer break: sources

BERLIN Online food takeaway firm Delivery Hero is set to float before the summer break in a deal valuing one of Europe's biggest start-ups at up to 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion), people close to the matter said on Tuesday.

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