Quote of the day
Not a GDPR fan
German-born Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel took Europe's new privacy rules to task in Berlin on Wednesday, saying it is essentially a sign of the EU having lost the tech race to the US.
Person of the day
ProSiebenSat.1 has a new CEO and new hope: Max Conze came to the TV giant on June 1 after leading vacuum cleaner maker Dyson for six years. The firm hopes the German can get the company back on the blue-chip DAX index. Source:
Number of the day
Ready, set, vote!
Absentee voting in Turkey's early presidential election begins today. More than 1.4 million Turkish passport holders in Germany are eligible to vote, and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan needs their support to be re-elected.
Picture of the day
Just out for a stroll
Enjoying the nice weather Wednesday, the elephant Kenia broke out of a circus and went for a walk, stopping traffic and turning heads in the small town of Neuwied in Rhineland-Palatinate. Source: