RKI registers 33,703 new corona infections – incidence at 262.3

Corona virus in Germany The Robert Koch Institute publishes the new corona figures from the health authorities every day. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the nationwide seven-day incidence on Saturday morning as 232.1. This is evident from numbers that reflect the status of the RKI dashboard at 5:05 a.m. The day […]

Facebook probably has your cell phone number – here’s how to delete it

Meta The Facebook group also collects contact information from people who do not use any of the company’s products. (Foto: imago images/ZUMA Wire) San Francisco Meta encourages users of the services Facebook, Instagram and Messenger to share all contacts with the group, including phone numbers and email addresses. As a result, the social media provider also […]

The many digital ministers of the federal government

Volker Wissing The Digital Minister now has to share his tasks with representatives of the Federal Chancellery and the Ministries of Economics, Interior and Finance. (Photo: IMAGO/Chris Emil Janssen) Berlin In the future, the Digital Ministry will have to coordinate with other departments of the Federal Government in order to shape digital policy. This emerges […]

Seven-day incidence drops to 322.4 – 3823 new infections

Coronavirus in Deutschland The Robert Koch Institute publishes the new corona figures from the health authorities every day. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported a nationwide seven-day incidence of 322.4 on Sunday morning after 342.0 the day before. However, the incidence does not provide a complete picture of the infection situation. Experts […]

How life insurers can hold their own against digital competitors

Frankfurt Retirement provision equals life insurance – that was once. Today, customers are increasingly looking for more flexible, more cost-effective, more transparent and – not least due to the corona pandemic – also for digital products. Younger people in particular prefer trading apps and ETF savings plans to long-term insurance policies. At first glance, there […]

Metaverse: Marketing ploy or revolution?

Düsseldorf Since Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made his visions of the Metaverse public, he has been met with both ridicule and encouragement. With the Metaverse he wants to create a virtual three-dimensional world that expands the real world by one level. The idea is not entirely new, but implementation is still in its infancy. You […]

WHO opens early warning center in Berlin

Angela Merkel and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus The German Chancellor and the Director General of the WHO opened the early warning center in Berlin. (Foto: Getty Images) Berlin The next pandemic is only a matter of time. The World Health Organization (WHO) early warning center opened in Berlin is intended to help identify these as early as […]