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Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are resigning

For years, Google co-founder Larry Page was barely audible, even though he was at the head of the parent company Alphabet. Now Google boss Sundar Pichai also gets the lead with the mother - in a difficult time for the Internet giant. Google boss Sundar Pichai takes over after the withdrawal of the two founders from the daily business now also the leadership of the parent company Alphabet. However, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who founded Google more than 20 years ago, largely retain control of the Internet company through special voting shares. At the same time cemented...

HDE demand: Digital Euro against Facebook’s Libra and credit card provider

The German trade association wants a state digital euro. This should create an alternative to credit card providers and currencies like Facebook's Libra. As early as 2008, the German Trade Association (HDE) and the Federal Association of Service Providers for Online Providers (BDOA) had discussed with the European Central Bank the issue of euro cash in a digital dimension. Ahead of Thursday's meeting of EU finance ministers, the two associations again called for the introduction of a state digital euro.

5G-iPhones: Intel’s smartphone modem division now belongs to Apple

In a compulsory release Intel announces that the sale of the smartphone modem division with approximately 2,200 coworkers at Apple is completely settled. At the end of July 2019 Apple had announced as expected the purchase of the modem division of the chip manufacturer Intel. The deal was worth one billion US dollars and included not only the approximately 2,200 affected employees, many of them in Germany, but also the locations and above all the technology licenses. Apple makes itself independent of Qualcomm Especially the latter ... read more on ...

OnePlus: Again customer data stolen

Cybercriminals have again tapped customer data from the smartphone manufacturer OnePlus. He sticks to the details but conspicuously covered. ...