Aldi Expanding Its Texas Presence With 30 Houston Area Locations

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German discount grocery chain, Aldi, has confirmed that it will be opening 30 stores in the Houston, Texas area over the next 3 years.  Since the US was faced with economic problems over the last few years, Aldi has seen great success in the states and has been expanding …

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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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German TV Maker Loewe Denies Rumor of Apple Takeover

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The rumor mill went crazy this weekend when the Apple rumor site, AppleInsider, reported that Loewe was in the final negotiation stage of being acquired by Apple for 87.3 million euros ($112 million).  Loewe is a German company that designs and manufactures premium and minimalistic television sets and has been …

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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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Star Architect Ingenhoven Builds for Google

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

Google’s going green! Well, at least the Internet company’s new headquarters is. It will be built by a team led by top German architect Christoph Ingenhoven (photograph). Google spokesperson Jordan Newman puts it this way: “We have asked them to build the most green, sustainable building possible.” Construction work will …

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Deutsche Telekom’s Latest Effort to Save T-Mobile USA May Be a Merger With MetroPCS

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Bloomberg News recently broke the story that Germany’s Deutsche Telekom is in talks to merge its struggling T-Mobile USA subsidiary with MetroPCS.  Ever since the failed acquisition by AT&T, many options have been put on the table as to how the company can be saved.  This latest leak suggests that …

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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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Siemens Shows Off The ‘eHighway of the Future’

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During the Annual Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles on Monday, Siemens unveiled their new energy-efficient electric ‘eHighway’ for trucks that resembles the modern-day street car system found in cities around the world. Electric wires would be installed over designated highway lanes and the trucks would then be outfitted with …

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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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Forbes Revisits Pay Gap Between German Carmakers and the US

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Forbes has published a follow-up article on their 2011 look at how German carmakers are able to pay their workers twice as much and still take in double the profits of their American competitors. The average German auto worker gets an average salary of $67.14 per hour while in America …

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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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Google Chrome Extension, Language Immersion, Helps Teach You a Foreign Language

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

So many of us want to be able to learn German but often find excuses to put it off for another time.  Whether its our busy schedules, or the high cost of lessons, most of us have a valid reason to give ourselves not to do it this week.  Well, …

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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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German-Made App, Screenfeeder, Enhances the Display of Your Social Feeds

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Berlin based nxtbgthng has released their latest iOS app, Screenfeeder, which offers up a more visually pleasing experience for checking your social network feeds on your iPhone or iPad.  Instead of giving you full control of your social network site, and needing to include all the bells and whistles of the …

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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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A Peek Inside Germany’s Complex Tax System

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Understanding the ins and outs of the German tax system can be a confusing subject for many, including German citizens themselves.  What is known is that Germans can expect to spend roughly 50% of their income on taxes every year.  From January 1 – July 14 of this year, just …

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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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Germany Still Holds the Top Investment Spot in Europe for American Companies

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany has quickly become the leading investment destination in Europe for foreign companies and even with the current economic problems spreading in Europe, Germany is still holding strong. The American Chamber of Commerce in Germany released its findings from this years AmCham Business Barometer and found that American companies saw …

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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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