A German court provided a preliminary ruling that could ban UberPop, but it didn't prevent the company's other services from operating in the country.
Throughout Wednesday morning, a hacking group has disrupted German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel's page, saying it wants the country to stop supporting the Ukrainian government.
No stranger to insensitivity, social media pours some salt in Brazil's wounds with a deluge of wisecracks.
German union Verdi, which has been battling with Amazon over worker wages, calls for a strike during the busy holiday shopping season.
German labor union Verdi calls on workers at five distribution centers to strike, saying Amazon is underpaying employees.
Austria and Switzerland are next on the streaming-video service's list as it tries to amp up its growth across Europe.
The e-commerce giant takes its streaming-media box beyond the US for €99 in Germany and £79 in the UK, expanding competition with companies like Roku, Apple, and Google.
Uber had already been banned in Berlin, but the Tuesday's court ruling means the car service could be shut out nationwide.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.
A software update for Amazon's $40 or £35 streaming dongle also brings "captive portal" Wi-Fi access, while the Fire TV box gets expandable USB storage and Bluetooth headphone support.