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Douglas Busvine

China's Huawei turns on humour in campaign to win over Germany

11 Dec 2018

FRANKFURT China's Huawei has turned to humour to burnish its reputation in Germany, as the under-pressure networks group seeks to defend its leading position in Europe's largest market against concerns it poses a national security threat.

For European chip stocks, business cycle returns with a vengeance

05 Dec 2018

FRANKFURT Investors who bet on European semiconductor stocks to profit from innovations being packed into smartphones and advanced vehicles are facing the grim reality that both industries are hitting a rough patch at the same time.

Analysis: For European chip stocks, business cycle returns with a vengeance

05 Dec 2018

FRANKFURT Investors who bet on European semiconductor stocks to profit from innovations being packed into smartphones and advanced vehicles are facing the grim reality that both industries are hitting a rough patch at the same time.

Europe 5G network buildout to trigger deals, won't bust capex budgets

16 Nov 2018

BARCELONA The launch of fifth-generation mobile services across Europe looks set to trigger a wave of infrastructure deals as telecoms companies seek ways to upgrade their networks without busting their strained capital budgets.

SAP defends $8 billion Qualtrics deal

16 Nov 2018

BARCELONA Germany's SAP hit back at suggestions that the German business software group is paying too much for Qualtrics, a U.S. company that specialises in tracking consumer sentiment online.

Germany needs crisis mentality to close digital gap: Merkel ally

13 Nov 2018

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Germany's thriving economy has lulled the country into a false sense of security that is hindering government efforts to close a digital technology gap with other leading economies, Chancellor Angela Merkel's digital czar said on Tuesday.

SAP snatches sentiment tracker Qualtrics from verge of IPO for $8 billion

12 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT German business software company SAP has agreed to buy Qualtrics International for $8 billion in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the U.S.-based company which specialises in tracking online sentiment. | Video

Infineon lifts provision against legal dispute, knocking shares

12 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT/MUNICH German chipmaker Infineon Technologies took a further multi-million euro provision to cover a legal dispute, overshadowing strong quarterly results and an upbeat outlook to send its shares sharply lower on Monday.

SAP stemmt zweitgrößten Zukauf der Unternehmensgeschichte

12 Nov 2018

Berlin Europas größter Softwarekonzern SAP wildert mit einem weiteren milliardenschweren Zukauf im Revier des US-Konkurrenten Salesforce.

RPT-UPDATE 2-Deutsche Telekom warns of risk of 5G disaster on home turf

08 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT, Nov 8 The head of Deutsche Telekom warned that Europe's largest telecoms company could face a disaster in its home market if German politicians botch plans for fifth-generation mobile services.

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