Humans are full of curiosity - and smartphones drive away boredom. No wonder we surf the net for hours and constantly check news and social media. What effect does this addictive behavior have?
A German internet expert says children under 14 should be banned from using smartphones. She says the technology drastically raises their risk of exposure to damaging pornographic content.
The EU's plan to overhaul its online copyright law aims to further restrict internet content. But claims of fraud and censorship are overblown, says Bernd Riegert. And we'll still be able to enjoy cat memes.
The book branch is in a crisis as fewer people are reading print and younger generations are turning to their smartphone. A look at the facts that show developments in Germany's book industry.
The union chief called smartphones a "permanent source of bullying." Mobile phones have already been banned at schools in France.
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