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Open-source business software firm SUSE reports double-digit growth

3:06pm GMT

BERLIN (Reuters) -Open-source enterprise software company SUSE said on Tuesday that big-ticket bookings grew by 21% in its fiscal fourth quarter, as the private equity-backed company with German roots completed its largest acquisition to date.

Siltronic shares up 10% on takeover talks with GlobalWafers

30 Nov 2020

BERLIN Shares in Siltronic jumped on Monday after the German silicon wafer maker said on Sunday it was in advanced talks to be bought by Taiwan's GlobalWafers in a 3.75-billion-euro ($4.5 billion) deal.

Berlin fintech Solarisbank targets European expansion in 2021

30 Nov 2020

BERLIN Digital banking platform Solarisbank will enter a string of new European markets next year, CEO Roland Folz told Reuters on Monday, as it became the first German bank to shift its entire operation into the cloud.

German court refers Nokia-Daimler connected car clash to European Court

26 Nov 2020

DUESSELDORF/BERLIN A German court on Thursday referred a patent licensing dispute between Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia and German carmaker Daimler to the European Court of Justice to clarify the law as it applies to supply chains.

Bertelsmann buys Simon & Schuster for $2.2 billion in U.S. publishing play

25 Nov 2020

BERLIN German media group Bertelsmann has agreed to purchase publisher Simon & Schuster for $2.175 billion (1.63 billion pounds) in cash from ViacomCBS, strengthening its presence in the United States. | Video

Lime turns first profit, launches new e-scooter as mobility wars hot up

20 Nov 2020

BERLIN Urban mobility company Lime said on Thursday it had turned its first quarterly profit, as it launched a new e-scooter model amid signs that the market for socially distanced short-range travel is hotting up.

Cellnex would be interested in Telefonica towers: CEO

19 Nov 2020

BERLIN Cellnex, the Spanish telecoms infrastructure company, would be interested in buying into Telefonica's mobile towers business should the opportunity arise, CEO Tobias Martinez said on Thursday.

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