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

VW owner Lower Saxony: No inquiry yet for Xinjiang | free Press

China is under fire for its human rights record and therefore for German companies that have invested there. VW’s main shareholder, Lower Saxony, is now answering questions – the information is not enough for the opposition. Hanover. The state of Lower Saxony, as Volkswagen’s second-largest owner, has so far not conducted any separate investigation into … Read more

The difficult Russian business of German companies | Economy | DW

Shortly after the start of the war in Ukraine, things happened one after another: international companies such as Ikea, H&M, Apple and German brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Obi – all announced their withdrawal from Russia, mainly in the media. The message was clear: we will do whatever it takes to stop Putin. Here is … Read more

US battery recyclers and Volkswagen form alliance

New York The environmental balance of the electric car also depends on a critical question: What happens to the batteries when they are no longer needed? Batteries aren’t just an important component in giving cars longer range – they’re also full of rare raw materials like cobalt, copper, nickel and lithium. Therefore, VW North America … Read more

Cloud market leader AWS creates 600 jobs in Germany

AWS logo The cloud provider is significantly expanding its workforce in Germany. (Photo: Reuters) Dusseldorf Cloud specialist AWS has significantly expanded its operations in Germany – due to the coronavirus pandemic, many companies are investing in digitization. This is noticeable when looking for staff: 600 new jobs will be created during the year, said Klaus … Read more

Where the future opportunities lie for energy companies

Dusseldorf Sustainable energy supply is rapidly gaining importance for European companies. The market for energy solutions is expected to quadruple by 2035. This is the result of a previously unpublished study by strategy consultancy PwC Strategy&, which is available exclusively to Handelsblatt. According to the forecast, the market value for business-to-business (B2B) energy solutions will … Read more

Revoltech wants to make sofas and car seats out of vegan leather

Munich It all started with his PhD thesis written by Lucas Fuhrmann in 2015 for a fashion company that advertises sustainable clothing. It quickly became clear to him that customers were being sold “green fashion,” which consisted largely of synthetic textile fibers. “Non-recyclable and made from fossil raw materials like crude oil and natural gas,” … Read more

Freshfields, Noerr and Co .: Germany’s commercial law firms at steady highs

The best law firms in Germany Commercial law firms such as Noerr and Freshfields currently have the highest growth rates. (Photo: Getty) Cologne Whether it’s CMS Hasche Sigle, Gleiss Lutz, Hogan Lovells, Latham Watkins or Noerr – wherever you look: almost all commercial law firms are currently selling record highs and increasing their productivity. The … Read more

Milivié 1: Beetle restomod for 570,000 euros

A start-up from Leipzig restores the VW Beetle. Milivié uses only the best ingredients for his debut – and pays dearly for them. Milivié GmbH has been around since February 2021. However, anyone who believes that such a young company should first show humility and show what it can do will see a lesson being … Read more

The newly formed nation of Israel is running out of founders

Tel Aviv Sagi Dagan has seen many Israeli companies emerge from nowhere. Food technology and fintechs, cyber companies and life sciences. There was never a lack of innovative men and women who wanted to implement their ideas. But now Dagan sees it less and less. He warns: “Israel’s competitive position as a ‘start-up nation’ is … Read more