USA Correspondent, Handelsblatt
Three car managers bade their diesel-besotted homeland farewell to become startup entrepreneurs in sunny Los Angeles. They're bent on proving that the future belongs not to Tesla or VW, but to the nimble designers of affordable e-cars.
Jun 03, 2018 in
The scientist pioneered Google's driverless cars. After Uber's fatal crash, he warns of alarmism and envisions a future of flying cars and artificial intelligence.
Apr 03, 2018 in
Facebook wants its users to share, so it should too: starting with its data, writes Handelsblatt’s Silicon Valley correspondent.
Mar 27, 2018 in
Volkswagen partners with tech gurus in Silicon Valley to turbo-charge its development of self-driving cars.
Jan 04, 2018 in
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche has presented his vision of the future at SXSW in Austin Texas – one in which cars are the smart, digitally-operated stewards of drivers.
Mar 13, 2017 in
In an attempt to increase digitization and find new forms of revenue, German pharma giant Merck Group is partnering up with Palantir Technologies, best known for its work with security agencies, including the CIA.
Jan 16, 2017 in
Google & co. talk about eradicating HIV and colonizing Mars. But unless they start delivering on concrete business plans the public will grow weary of their grandiose plans.
Jan 09, 2017 in
While on a visit to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Reinhard Ploss, the head of the DAX-listed electronic chip-maker Infineon, talks networked cars, the Internet of Things and industry consolidation.
Jan 06, 2017 in
In a world where the driving experience is increasingly based on software, traditional manufacturers risk being left high and dry. German carmakers like BMW are hurtling west to invest in California's tech scene.
Nov 28, 2016 in
Who will make the first driverless car? German auto makers know they can't let America's tech giants win this particular race for the future of the industry.
Oct 28, 2016 in
Margit Wennmachers, a German venture capitalist dubbed "the real queen of Silicon Valley" by CNN, said Berlin could be poised to become Europe’s answer to the Californian tech capital, but Germany needed to drop its risk-adverse attitude.
Oct 10, 2016 in
In a secretive lab in California, Alphabet is throwing convention to the wind and developing off-the-wall solutions to digital and engineering problems. Obi Felten, director of the X lab's early-stage projects, tells Handelsblatt how failure is often the key to success.
Jul 29, 2016 in
German airline Lufthansa is scouring Silicon Valley looking for ways to build a digital future – building alliances with startups and exploring ways to mine customers' valuable data. It could use the boost amid sluggish growth numbers.
Jul 11, 2016 in
A German entrepreneur in Silicon Valley has developed a security system and app to guard against bike theft. Google and Facebook are interested.
Jun 16, 2016 in
Meg Whitman, chief executive of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, spoke to Handelsblatt about dividing up HP, what cult firms are all about and why telling stories is what matters most.
Jun 10, 2016 in