Today in Germany: Self-driving cars, Casenio

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Self-driving cars may make it to Germany’s Autobahn soon

Chancellor Angela Merkel met with carmakers and said that they should soon be able to test self-driving cars on Germany’s roads.  Legal barriers will be removed, she promised. Also, the German government considers supporting the development of electric cars.
[Reuters]

Casenio raises €200,000

Berlin-based Casenio AS raised €200,000 within six weeks through crowdfunding. Casenio AG works on an app that helps elderly people to use the possibilities of the internet, e.g. to communicate with their families or to get someone to buy their groceries.
[press release]

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