How Germany is approaching quantum computing

Dusseldorf Until now, the world of quantum computing seemed to be ordered in binary form. The US on one side, China on the other. Both countries regularly report new breakthroughs in quantum computing development. In the future, their computers should be able to solve problems that high-performance computers fail to solve. In Europe, on the … Read more

These companies want to stay in Russia

Dusseldorf, Berlin, Frankfurt Metro boss Steffen Greubel has to justify himself more and more. Despite the current situation, the wholesale group wants to maintain its operations in Russia. The company bears “a responsibility to our Russian colleagues,” Greibel wrote in a letter to his employees available to Handelsblatt. He condemns the attack on Ukraine, but … Read more

Germany Saves Natural Gas, Berlin Doesn’t: ‘Divergent Consumption Behavior Can’t Be Measured’

What gas means to Berlin can be quantified by Netzgesellschaft Berlin-Brandenburg down to the kilowatt-hour: 35,941,726,827 kilowatt-hours of natural gas were distributed to consumers last year via Berlin’s 7,000 km long gas network. Around 3.5 billion cubic meters, definitely more in winter than summer, an average of 6700 cubic meters every minute. Natural gas is … Read more

The elite partner of the German industry

Santa Clara, Munich At the photo shoot in Munich at the end of June, Roland Busch and Jensen Huang initially joked about their height. The photographer struggled to get the tall CEO of Siemens and the much smaller founder of Nvidia in an image that was beneficial to both. Busch and Huang clearly tried to … Read more

Elizabeth Holmes’ ex-boyfriend convicted of fraud

Theranos had promised to revolutionize the health industry with cheap blood tests. A wide range of medical tests should be possible with just a few drops of blood. At one point, Theranos was valued at $10 billion. In reality, the technique never worked. Balwani faces up to 20 years in prison, as does Holmes, the … Read more

What Dax companies say about the travel chaos

Frankfurt, Dusseldorf Germany’s major companies complain about traffic chaos at airports and the limited availability of rental cars. This is the result of a Handelsblatt survey of 40 Dax companies. Beiersdorf writes, for example: “There are significant problems with all modes of transport.” Nivea’s maker complains of difficulties with air travel and car rental providers. … Read more

Former vice president Balwani was convicted of fraud

Theranos had promised to revolutionize the health industry with cheap blood tests. A wide range of medical tests should be possible with just a few drops of blood. At one point, Theranos was valued at $10 billion. In reality, the technique never worked. Balwani faces up to 20 years in prison, as does Holmes, the … Read more

Former vice president Balwani was convicted of fraud

Theranos had promised to revolutionize the health industry with cheap blood tests. A wide range of medical tests should be possible with just a few drops of blood. At one point, Theranos was valued at $10 billion. In reality, the technique never worked. Balwani faces up to 20 years in prison, as does Holmes, the … Read more

Clean nuclear power: Bavaria pushes nuclear laser fusion

nuclear fusion Nuclear fusion is nothing less than the dream of an energy source like the sun – only on earth. (Illustration: ESO/dpa) (Photo: dpa) Berlin A new partnership should bring nuclear fusion in Germany a big step forward. To this end, the start-up Marvel Fusion is collaborating with the laser center of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität … Read more

Lack of staff: Germany’s gastric gap is so large

HeyGerman gastronomy is flourishing again. High temperatures and the end of most coronavirus restrictions have led many to the country’s restaurants and bars in recent weeks. Current data from the Federal Statistical Office quantify the rise. Price-adjusted sales in the hospitality industry in April increased by 2.6% compared to March. Compared to April 2021, when … Read more