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Deutsche Telekom looks to next deal as Sprint merger buoys results

12:04pm BST

BERLIN Deutsche Telekom's reported forecast-beating second quarter results on Thursday, lifted by the $23 billion takeover of Sprint by its U.S. business T-Mobile , and said it was looking to do deals in Europe from a position of strength.

Liberty Global schluckt Schweizer Telekomkonzern Sunrise

12 Aug 2020

Zürich/Berlin In der Schweiz finden der Telekomkonzern Sunrise und der US-Konzern Liberty Global im zweiten Anlauf wohl doch noch zusammen.

Are they any use? With Europe's black-box coronavirus apps it's hard to tell

05 Aug 2020

DUBLIN/BERLIN Europe's experiment in using technology to fight coronavirus has achieved some early successes: millions of people have downloaded smartphone tracker apps and hundreds have uploaded the results of positive COVID-19 tests.

Siemens Healthineers expands into cancer care with $16.4 billion deal for Varian

02 Aug 2020

MUNICH/BERLIN German health group Siemens Healthineers said on Sunday it was buying Varian Medical Systems Inc of the United States for $16.4 billion (12.5 billion pounds) in a deal that seeks to create the global leader in cancer care solutions.

SAP, Deutsche Telekom to build corona app gateway for European Commission

31 Jul 2020

BERLIN The European Commission said on Friday it had signed a contract for SAP and Deutsche Telekom to build a software platform that would enable national coronavirus contact tracing apps to 'talk' to each other.

UPDATE 2-SAP, Deutsche Telekom to build corona app gateway for European Commission

31 Jul 2020

BERLIN, July 31 The European Commission said on Friday it had signed a contract for SAP and Deutsche Telekom to build a software platform that would enable national coronavirus contact tracing apps to 'talk' to each other.

ProSieben has financial strength to cope with corona, CEO says

31 Jul 2020

BERLIN ProSiebenSat.1 Media on Friday reported a net loss in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic hammered advertising, but said it had the financial strength to ride out the crisis as it saw initial signs of recovery in July.

AUTO1 raises $300 million to develop used-car retail platform

30 Jul 2020

BERLIN AUTO1 Group, the European digital used-car trading platform, said on Thursday it had raised 255 million euros ($300 million) from investors and would use the money to develop its retail brand Autohero.

Telefonica Deutschland: We have 5G backup plan in case of Huawei ban

29 Jul 2020

BERLIN Telefonica Deutschland said on Wednesday it had taken steps to ensure it can build its 5G mobile network should China's Huawei Technologies be excluded from the German market on national security grounds.

Telefonica Deutschland: We have 5G backup plan in case of Huawei ban

29 Jul 2020

BERLIN Telefonica Deutschland said on Wednesday it had taken steps to ensure it can build its 5G mobile network should China's Huawei Technologies be excluded from the German market on national security grounds.

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