Internet debates can all too easily escalate into personal attacks or "flame wars". But often, they are instigated by computer identities pretending to be humans. These are social bots. Are they a threat to democracy?
A software expert is to warn German MPs about the threat of false news ahead of next year's election. Chancellor Angela Merkel is concerned the use of so-called social bots could harm her chances of a fourth term.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
Aleida and Jan Assmann have been awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. Their work focuses on the highly topical themes of the German past, cultural memory and historical amnesia.
Newcomer bands from around the world test their mettle at the Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle. Sweden’s Chugger won over the jury with more than just their terrifying outfits.
The fourth Qalandiya International exhibition opens with shows in the West Bank and Gaza, but also Lebanon and Germany, crossing borders the Palestinians themselves can't pass.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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