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Germany launches smartwatch app to monitor coronavirus spread

07 Apr 2020

BERLIN Germany's public health authority launched a smartwatch app on Tuesday in partnership with healthtech startup Thryve to help monitor the spread of COVID-19 and analyse whether measures to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic are working.

Europe's north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

03 Apr 2020

BERLIN Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the pandemic but one country, Sweden, stands out for allowing life to go on much as before, Google data show.

European experts ready smartphone technology to help stop coronavirus

01 Apr 2020

BERLIN A group of European experts said on Wednesday they would soon launch technology for smartphones to help trace people who had come into contact with those infected with coronavirus, helping the health authorities act swiftly to halt its spread.

Meal delivery firms branch out into groceries during crisis

01 Apr 2020

PARIS/BERLIN Uber Eats and Delivery Hero are expanding from providing restaurant meals into supplying groceries to customers stuck at home during lockdowns triggered by the coronavirus crisis. | Video

Germany aims to launch Singapore-style coronavirus app in weeks

30 Mar 2020

BERLIN Germany hopes to launch a smartphone app within weeks to help trace coronavirus infections, after a broad political consensus emerged that adopting an approach pioneered by Singapore can be effective without invading people's privacy.

ProSiebenSat.1 trennt sich vom Chef - die Börse jubelt

27 Mar 2020

Berlin Der Chefwechsel beim Fernsehkonzern ProSiebenSat.1 sorgt bei den Anlegern für gute Laune.

ProSieben shares rally after CEO Conze's departure

27 Mar 2020

MUNICH/BERLIN Shares in ProSiebenSat.1 Media rallied by 9% on Friday after the abrupt departure of Chief Executive Officer Max Conze ended a drama-filled tenure that unraveled after his deputy denounced a "soap opera" at the German broadcaster.

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