Microsoft Munich Headquarter

Is Microsoft’s New German Headquarter the Workplace of the Future?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Microsoft unveiled their new German headquarter in Munich this week, and while it was announced with little fanfare, the company believes it has brought on a major workplace shakeup, calling its new digs the “biggest shift since the industrial revolution”. One of its more ambitious shakeups has nothing to do …

Sources: Microsoft

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.
Stephen Fuchs on EmailStephen Fuchs on LinkedinStephen Fuchs on Twitter

Microsoft Announces German Data Center In Germany To Secure Against U.S. Spying

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Microsoft held a press conference in Berlin on Wednesday announcing a partnership with Deutsche Telekom that will allow the American tech giant to protect the data of European customers from the US government by storing personal data in data centers in Germany. While it may seem like a logical move to …

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.
Stephen Fuchs on EmailStephen Fuchs on LinkedinStephen Fuchs on Twitter

Microsoft Purchases German-Based To-Do App Wunderlist

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Apple isn’t the only tech company to buy out a German business in the last few days, as it was just officially confirmed that Microsoft has purchased the popular Berlin-based to-do app Wunderlist. Christian Reber, founder and CEO of Wunderlist’s parent company 6wunderkinder, made the announcement on the company’s blog that he …

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.
Stephen Fuchs on EmailStephen Fuchs on LinkedinStephen Fuchs on Twitter

German News Publishers Still Unhappy With Search Engines Sending Users To Their Websites

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Yes, you read the headline correctly. There has been an ongoing battle between major German news publications and popular search engines that provide links to their content, and after Google was forced to reduce their search results to include a much smaller sample of the content early last year, some publications …

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.
Stephen Fuchs on EmailStephen Fuchs on LinkedinStephen Fuchs on Twitter

German Data Protection Commissioner Expresses Concern Over Xbox One As Monitoring Device

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Last week Microsoft unveiled their latest gaming machine to the world, the Xbox One, and while there are some impressive features, it may come at a cost of losing a little more privacy.  Some may brush off the privacy concerns as a simple tradeoff, but the Federal Data Protection Commissioner for Berlin, Peter …

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.
Stephen Fuchs on EmailStephen Fuchs on LinkedinStephen Fuchs on Twitter

The German Designers Behind the Windows 8 Artwork

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

If you are one of the over 4 million early adopters of Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 8, you may not have known that the imagery in front of you when you start up your PC, or put it into lock mode, is the work of Marius Bauer, a Munich …

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.
Stephen Fuchs on EmailStephen Fuchs on LinkedinStephen Fuchs on Twitter

Microsoft’s Streetside Generates Less Criticism in Germany than Google’s Street View

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Roughly a year ago, Google found itself in a heated debate when the company decided to brings its popular Street View service to the streets of Germany.  More than 244,000 Germans filed a complaint with the company on the grounds that the images posted online could violate their privacy by …

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.
Stephen Fuchs on EmailStephen Fuchs on LinkedinStephen Fuchs on Twitter