Axel Springer Invests in Uber

Axel Springer Investment Puts the German into Uber

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Despite its German name, Uber has had no real connection to the country from which its name originates. In fact, Uber was met with a pretty hostile rejection from most of the German cities it tried to operate in. But now it is getting a little of its German namesake back …

Sources: TechCrunch

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German Media Giant Axel Springer Fights Ad Blocking App In Court

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Ad blockers for your browser have been around almost as long as the internet ad itself, but it wasn’t until Apple opened up ad blocking for developers in its latest iOS 9 mobile operating system that the idea became more enticing to the average user. Now, Germany’s media conglomerate Axel …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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