Teenagers are often told they spend too much time on their devices. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. As digital natives, they could use their skills to found start-ups – but they often find obstacles placed in their way. Why?
Finally, the German government has decided to focus on digitalization, four years after three ministries rolled out a joint "digital agenda." But the new chief of digital affairs will have her work cut out for her.
The cyberattack on Germany's government network tells us nothing new about espionage but a lot about risk in the digital age. And that calls for some rethinking, says DW’s Matthias von Hein.
A single "digitization ministry" is wanted by German industry as part of the next government. They warn Chancellor Angela Merkel that her next coalition can no longer spread digitization across four portfolios.
Teenagers aged 12 to 17 years spent too much time on social media, which affects their wellbeing. A German study reveals that excessive use can even be linked to depression.
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