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Network Outage and Whistleblower give Facebook Critics new Fuel for Fire
Network Outage and Whistleblower give Facebook Critics new Fuel for Fire
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Network Outage and Whistleblower give Facebook Critics new Fuel for Fire

Two nearly simultaneous events surrounding social network behemoth Facebook have recently directed public attention towards the network’s impact and power, giving Facebook critics new momentum: After an outage of the most important Facebook services last Monday that lasted several hours, former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen made serious accusations against the company before the US Senate the following day.

20 Years of 9/11: Full Circle from Bush to Biden
20 Years of 9/11: Full Circle from Bush to Biden
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20 Years of 9/11: Full Circle from Bush to Biden

Exactly 20 years ago, on 11 September 2001, the USA was shaken by the worst terrorist attacks in its history. The attacks on the World Trade Center in New York claimed the lives of 3,000 people. They changed world politics. The effects are still a big issue today – keyword Afghanistan.

Tourism Industry on the Path to Recovery in Summer, but Pre-Crisis Level Still a Long Way Off
Tourism Industry on the Path to Recovery in Summer, but Pre-Crisis Level Still a Long Way Off
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Tourism Industry on the Path to Recovery in Summer, but Pre-Crisis Level Still a Long Way Off

The travel and tourism industry is continuing its recovery. The number of overnight stays increased noticeably in what is now the second Corona pandemic summer, and travel figures paint a similar picture. However, pre-Corona pandemic levels are still a long way off, and the recent strong spread of the delta variant of the virus is also an uncertainty factor.

Germany’s economy recovering from slump
Germany’s economy recovering from slump
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Germany’s economy recovering from slump

Germany’s economy is back on a growth path after the pandemic dip at the beginning of the year. While service providers and retailers benefit from the relaxation of the Corona measures, the industry is being held back by material shortages and supply bottlenecks. How does the German stock index (DAX) react?

5 years after the Brexit referendum: UK on the path to recovery in turbulent times
5 years after the Brexit referendum: UK on the path to recovery in turbulent times
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5 years after the Brexit referendum: UK on the path to recovery in turbulent times

These days mark the 5th anniversary of the British vote to leave the European Union. How does the UK stand economically after the “Brexit”? What challenges still lie ahead for the country? What opportunities do investors have? Read more in today’s blog.

G7 countries agree climate targets, vaccination programmes and China policy
G7 countries agree climate targets, vaccination programmes and China policy
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G7 countries agree climate targets, vaccination programmes and China policy

With renewed vigour, the heads of state of the G7 group of leading industrialised nations recently agreed climate targets, vaccination programmes for poor countries and a common front against China at their eponymous summit, held in the British resort of Carbis Bay.

DAX set to break all-time high thanks to economic recovery as election year autumn approaches
DAX set to break all-time high thanks to economic recovery as election year autumn approaches
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DAX set to break all-time high thanks to economic recovery as election year autumn approaches

Germany has awakened from its pandemic “deep sleep”, and the economy is picking up speed in an election year. Investments related to the reduction of greenhouse gases could give a strong boost to innovative companies in the DAX and at European level.