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Coronavirus: Virological findings from patients treated in a Munich hospital

In early February, research teams from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, München Klinik Schwabing and the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology published initial findings describing the efficient transmission of SARS-CoV-2. The researchers' detailed report on the clinical course and treatment of Germany's first group of COVID-19 patients has now been published in Nature*. Criteria may now be developed to determine the earliest point at which COVID-19 patients treated in hospitals with limited...
Tags: Science, Germany, Munich, COVID, Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology

Jerome Boateng: Bayern defender fined by club for leaving Munich

Defender Jerome Boateng is fined for leaving Munich without permission by his club Bayern Munich.
Tags: Football, Munich, Bayern, Jerome Boateng

TrustYou Releases The Travel Health Index To Benchmark Current Review Activity In The Global Hotel Crisis

Munich, 31st of March 2020 - TrustYou announces today the launch of its newest KPI for review monitoring, the Travel Health Index (THI). Based on data gathered from the world's largest guest review database, TrustYou releases the exclusive report to compare hotel performance registered in 2019 with that of the current year. The hospitality industry is currently experiencing a drastic and unprecedented decline in hotel stays due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and the widespread lim...
Tags: Travel, Munich, KPI, Thi

Man who planned ricin bomb sent to prison in Germany, cops say bioterror plot thwarted

In Germany, a court sentenced a 31-year-old Tunisian man to 10 years in prison for planning a biological bomb attack with the deadly poison ricin, which is isolated from the seeds of the castor bean plant. He is said to have ordered the beans online. One can isolate a lethal amount of ricin from them, under the right circumstances. The sentence was issued last Thursday, March 26, 2020. The arrests are believed to have prevented what would have been Germany's first biological attack, said po...
Tags: Post, News, Justice, Law, Germany, World news, Cologne, Munich, Terrorism, DPA, Duesseldorf, Jan van Lessen

Sheltering at Home—and Posting on Instagram: 12 Inspiring Glimpses from Behind Closed Doors

Arranging, rearranging, sanitizing–and taking photos. These last few cooped-up weeks have been a time of interior introspection. And an opportunity to take part in some Instagram Show and Tell. For design voyeurs, there’s been a steady flow of inspiration to distract from the news and fear. Here, a dozen inside looks from creatives sheltering at home. Above: We’ve been turning to artist Wayne Pate for inspiration for years now: see Julie’s 2010 Steal This Look on his home office, and Bloomsbury...
Tags: Books, London, Furniture, Munich, Brooklyn, Paris, Uzbekistan, Mark Lewis, South London, Provence, Brittany, Oxfordshire, Kitchens, Megan Wilson, Bedrooms, Wayne

The Station: Bird and Lime layoffs, pivots in a COVID-19 era and a $2.2 trillion deal

Hello folks, welcome back (or hi for the first time) to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to the all the ways people and packages move around this world. I’m your host, Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I also have started to publish a shorter version of the newsletter on TechCrunch . That’s what you’re reading now. For the whole enchilada — which comes out every Saturday — you can subscribe to the newsletter by heading over here, and clicking “The Stat...
Tags: Food, Travis Vanderzanden, Europe, New York, Australia, Washington, China, New York City, Tech, Austin, Munich, Automotive, House Of Representatives, Healthcare, Venture Capital, Tencent

DataGuard, which provides GDPR and privacy compliance-as-a-service, raises $20M

Watchdogs have started to raise the issue that new working practices and online activity necessitated by the spread of the coronavirus pandemic are creating new sets of privacy, security and data protection challenges. Today a startup is announcing a growth round of funding to help online businesses navigate those issues better. DataGuard, a Munich-based startup that provides “GDPR-as-a-service” — essentially a cloud-based platform to help those doing business online ensure that they are complia...
Tags: Security, Startups, TC, Europe, London, Privacy, Funding, Americas, Tech, Service, Munich, SaaS, Gdpr, David Klein, Recent Funding, Coronavirus

Biophysics -- lifting the lid on beta-barrels

The interaction between biotin and streptavidin is a well-established experimental tool in bionanotechnology. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich physicists have now shown that the mechanical stability of the complex is dependent on the precise geometry of the interface.
Tags: Science, Munich, Ludwig Maximilians Universität LMU

Coronavirus: #Qatar Airways Still Operating a Third of Flights - Bloomberg

Coronavirus: Qatar Airways Still Operating a Third of Flights - Bloomberg:Qatar Airways said it’s continuing to operate a third of its normal schedule while bulking up on cargo flights as the Mideast carrier seeks to ride out the coronavirus outbreak.The second-biggest Gulf airline is still operating about 150 flights a day, serving European cities such as Frankfurt and Munich and more far-flung destinations in the U.S., Australia and parts of Asia, Thierry Antinori, its head of strategy, said W...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Australia, Qatar, Bloomberg, Frankfurt, Munich, Middle East, Emirates, Airbus, Gulf, Qatar Airways, Mideast, Boeing Co, Doha Qatar

Battery analytics software startup Twaice raises €11M Series A led by Creandum

Twaice, the Munich-based startup that has built analytics software to help with battery management in electric vehicles and other devices, has raised €11 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is European early-stage venture capital firm Creandum, with participation from existing investors Cherry Ventures, UVC Partners and Speedinvest, which backed the company’s earlier seed round. Already used in trucks, cars, e-scooters and stationary power storage, the Twaice software creates a “digit...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, Tech, Munich, Creandum, Speedinvest, Twaice, Cherry Ventures UVC Partners, Peter Specht Principal

Playfully Modern Classic in Germany

Photographer and blogger Martina Klein (55) lives in Munich, and documents her outfits on her blog Still Sparkling. Her style is a mix of Modern Classic Polish and Trendy Playfulness. She likes to wear neutrals that are occasionally punctuated with pops of colour, and enjoys remixing the classics with fun trends. “Over the last five years my style has become more brave. I love to mix materials and my outfits normally have an eye-catcher with a twist, while my prevailing colors have a natural hu...
Tags: Fashion, Germany, Africa, Munich, Miami, Brown, Delft, Martina, Outfit Bloggers, Martina Klein, Cosy Martina

The “Feynman Technique” for Studying Effectively: An Animated Primer

After winning the Nobel Prize, physicist Max Planck "went around Germany giving the same standard lecture on the new quantum mechanics. Over time, his chauffeur memorized the lecture and said, 'Would you mind, Professor Planck, because it’s so boring to stay in our routine, if I gave the lecture in Munich and you just sat in front wearing my chauffeur’s hat?' Planck said, 'Why not?' And the chauffeur got up and gave this long lecture on quantum mechanics. After which a physics profe...
Tags: Google, Productivity, Science, Education, College, Germany, Physics, Munich, Richard, Seoul, Feynman, Cornell, Usc, Max, Richard Feynman, Facebook Twitter

Daily Crunch: Tech giants take steps to fight coronavirus

Tech companies are donating supplies and adjusting priorities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, an activist investor takes three seats on the Box board and aircraft taxi company Lilium raises $240 million. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 23, 2020. 1. Amazon, Apple and Microsoft CEOs detail their companies’ efforts to combat coronavirus pandemic Over the weekend, the CEOs of Amazon, Apple and Microsoft all shared updates regarding some aspects of their companies’ ongoing COVID-19 eff...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, TC, Europe, Microsoft, Cdc, India, Tech, Munich, United States, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Delhi, Hulu, Hillary, Clara

QOTD: Color, or Stealth?

There are a few manufacturers selling vehicles in this country that seemingly don’t want everyone to drive something painted a dull shade of grey or white. Large, teutonic sedans from Ingolstadt or Munich all seem to be on the greyscale (when was the last time you saw an A6 or 5 Series in any sort of bright […] The post QOTD: Color, or Stealth? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Munich, Autos, Charger, Dodge, Qotd, Challenger, News Blog, Question of the Day

Global Savings Group acquires French cashback company iGraal for €123.5M

Germany’s Global Savings Group (GSG), the e-commerce content company, has acquired French cashback company iGraal for €123.5 million in a mixture of cash and stock. Specifically, the deal was reached with iGraal’s majority owner M6 Group, and consists of €35 million in cash and the remaining made up of an exchange of shares. The acquisition is said to be one of the largest in the cashback and loyalty space in recent years, with iGraal considered the leading digital cashback player in France. “In...
Tags: Travel, Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, France, Germany, Munich, Pouch, GSG, Global Savings Group, M6 Group, Ben Corrigan Jonny Plein, Vikram Simha, Global Savings Group GSG

Lilium raises another $240M to design, test and run an electric aircraft taxi service

Long and short distance travel have all but stopped for many people at the moment. But looking forward to a time when that may no longer be the case, a company designing flying taxis is today announcing a large round of funding to help continue developing its product. Lilium, a Munich-based startup that is designing and building vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft with speeds of up to 100 km/h that it plans eventually to run in its own taxi fleet, has closed a funding round of “over” $...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Tech, Munich, Tencent, Aerospace, Vtol, Kitty Hawk, Joby, LGT, Volocopter, Air Taxi, Lilium, Daniel Wiegand, Patrick Nathen

Lilium raises another $240M to design, test and and run an electric aircraft taxi service

Long and short distance travel have all but stopped for many people at the moment. But looking forward to a time when that may no longer be the case, a company designing flying taxis is today announcing a large round of funding to help continue developing its product. Lilium, a Munich-based startup that is designing and building vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft with speeds of up to 100 km/h that it plans eventually to run in its own taxi fleet, has closed a funding round of “over” $...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Tech, Munich, Tencent, Aerospace, Vtol, Kitty Hawk, Joby, LGT, Volocopter, Air Taxi, Lilium, Daniel Wiegand, Patrick Nathen

Voi, the European e-scooter rentals startup, ‘pauses’ operations in several countries

Following similar moves by Lime, Bird, Tier and others, Voi Technology, the European e-scooter rentals and so-called micro-mobility startup, says it has “paused” operations in several countries due to the Coronvirus pandemic. This sees the company suspend operations in all but nine key cities. In a short statement issued to media on Friday, Voi said it had regrettably been “forced” to pause operations in the majority of cities it operates in, with only a handful of its largest cities being servi...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Germany, Tech, Munich, Oslo, Nordics, VOI, VOI Technology, Coronavirus, Lime Bird Tier, Copenhagen Helsinki Gothenburg Stockholm, Berlin Hamburg Nuremberg

How $2.5 billion Celonis used unconventional marketing tactics like sending 1,500 handwritten letters to win over big customers

Alex Rinke is cofounder and joint CEO of Celonis, a Munich-based process mining unicorn founded in 2011 and valued at $2.5 billion in late 2019. 'Process mining' is the use of AI and data analytics to assess and optimize business processes, like invoice processing or dealing with customer service queries. Rinke spoke to BI about how he cofounded Celonis as a student, how it was forced to embrace amusingly unconventional marketing strategies, and who he sees as the firm's biggest rival. Visit B...
Tags: Berlin, Trends, Cisco, Nasa, Munich, Harley Davidson, Sap, Ryan Smith, Bastian, Oreal, RPA, Harley Davidsons, Platner, Celonis, Rinke, Hasso Platner

John-Jason Peterka – 2020 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

John-Jason Peterka 2019-20 Team: EHC Red Bull MunichDate of Birth: January 24, 2002Place of Birth: Munich, GermanyHt: 5-foot-11 Wt: 192 lbsShoots: LeftPosition: Left WingNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible Rankings NHL Central Scouting: 8th (among EU skaters)Bob McKenzie, TSN: 20thCraig Button, TSN: 14thFuture Considerations: 41stLarry Fisher, The Hockey Writers: 23rd Josh Bell, The Hockey Writers: 28th Andrew Forbes, The Hockey Writers: 31...
Tags: Germany, Defense, Eu, Sport, Czech Republic, Munich, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Salzburg, NHL Central Scouting, OHL, Bob McKenzie, Reichel, NHL Entry Draft, Barrie Colts

Allianz pays €214 million for Bertelsmann's Munich headquarters - Property Magazine International

Allianz pays €214 million for Bertelsmann's Munich headquarters   Property Magazine International
Tags: Seo, Munich, Bertelsmann, Allianz, Property Magazine International

Allianz expands Munich office footprint with EUR214m acquisition - Property Funds World

Allianz expands Munich office footprint with EUR214m acquisition   Property Funds World
Tags: Seo, Munich, Allianz, Property Funds World

Rental Spaces: How To Choose The Best Office Space For Your Business

Since you and your employees will be spending most of your time in the office, it just makes sense that you put extra effort into choosing the best office space for your business. In addition to that, a conducive working environment could improve the efficiency of your employees in handling their respective tasks. So what makes the best office space for your business?  Well, the answer basically depends on the unique needs of your business. That is why it is important to know your requirements ...
Tags: Startups, London, Munich, Others, Office Space, Business Advice

Plant physiology: Safeguarding chloroplasts from sunburn

Intense sunlight damages the chloroplasts that are essential for photosynthesis, and generates toxic products that can lead to cell death. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich biologists have now identified a signaling pathway which mitigates the effects of light stress.
Tags: Science, Munich, Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet LMU

Cell biology -- maintaining mitochondrial resilience

Mitochondria cannot autonomously cope with stress and must instead call on the cell for help. Molecular geneticists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have identified the long-sought signaling pathway which enables the organelles to do so.
Tags: Science, Munich, Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet LMU

Another of These Reports

Importantly this is from Monday, March 2nd. A lot has happened over the last five days. But TPM Reader RW reports that he was not screened at all when returning from Milan, Italy, which is the epicenter of the outbreak in Italy … I returned to the US from Italy on Monday after two weeks there. I thought I would share our travel experience. Late on Sunday, we found out that United had cancelled our direct flight from Malpensa (Milan) to Newark. My wife called up United and was able, fairly eas...
Tags: News, China, US, Munich, Italy, Newark, United, Lufthansa, Josh Marshall, Milan Italy, Dulles, Editors' Blog, Malpensa Milan

Uli Edel to Direct Nazi Atom Bomb Drama ‘Heisenberg’

German director Uli Edel (“The Baader Meinhof Complex”) is set to direct “Heisenberg,” an adaptation of Richard von Schirach’s historical book “The Night of the Physicists: Operation Epsilon: Heisenberg, Hahn, Weizsäcker and the German Bomb,” about the team of German physicists who tried to develop the atom bomb for Germany during World War II. Munich-based […]
Tags: Germany, Global, Production, Munich, Directors, Producers, Werner Heisenberg, Uli Edel, Film Manufacturers, Direct Nazi Atom Bomb Drama ` Heisenberg, Richard von Schirach, Heisenberg Hahn Weizsäcker

Research shows how Chlamydia pathogen invades human cells

Together with scientists from Paris and Munich, a team of researchers working under Prof. Dr. Johannes Hegemann and Dr. Katja Moelleken has published these findings in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Tags: Health, Munich, Paris, National Academy of Sciences, Johannes Hegemann, Katja Moelleken

Digital Business, Productions Boost ProSiebenSat.1’s 2019 Profit, Revenue

Due in part to its strong production activities and growing digital business, German broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1 saw a 3% increase in revenue and a 65% boost in profit in 2019, despite a weakening TV ad market. The Munich-based company, which counts the transatlantic production group Red Arrow Studios among its many assets, on Thursday posted […]
Tags: Finance, Global, Munich, Max Conze, Prosiebensat.1, Red Arrow Studios, Digital Business Productions Boost ProSiebenSat

MOTDx Access All Areas: Timbsy tours FC Bayern's academy with Sarpreet Singh

MOTDx sends Timbsy to Munich to meet Bayern's rising star Sarpreet Singh and get a tour the FC Bayern academy where the 21-year-old New Zealander actually lives.
Tags: News, Munich, Bayern, New Zealander, FC Bayern, Sarpreet Singh, Timbsy