Person of the Day
The trial of Mesale Tolu Corlu, a German-Turkish journalist imprisoned since April, begins today in Istanbul. Turkish officials accuse her of being a member of a communist party, considered a terrorist organization, but her supporters say she is one of many political prisoners being held by the government.
Quote of the Day
As Deutsche Börse straightens itself out, competitor Euronext sees an opportunity to attract new companies to the market, especially in the tech space. A whopping 17 out of the 20 new entries this year were technology-centric firms.
Photo of the Day
A cattle drive over picturesque Lake Königssee is an annual event for farmers in Bavarian Berchtesgaden. The Alpine bovines enjoy a summer of grazing in pastures only accessible by boat.
Graphic of the Day
Ready, Set, Go Digital.
A new study of German opinions on digitization shows wide-sweeping support for going digital, despite the country's tech-skeptical reputation. German politicians are starting to acknowledge that they have dragged their feet when it comes to digitizing public services.