Axel Springer

German Supreme Court dismisses Axel Springer lawsuit, says ad blocking is legal

Germany’s Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit yesterday from Axel Springer against Eyeo, the company behind AdBlock Plus. The European publishing giant (which acquired Business Insider in 2015) ar

Axel Springer is investing in Magic Leap for some reason

Magic Leap is the gift that keeps on giving. The company has been working for years on augmented reality technologies and raised a gigantic pile of cash on the way. German media company Axel Springer

Media company Axel Springer takes a stake in Uber

Uber has a new shareholder very different from its usual institutional backers: Axel Springer, the German media company that owns Business Insider, and Germany’s largest newspaper Bild, among ot

The rise of a new era in the monetization of digital content

Digital content is one of the most consumed “goods” in the online marketplace. However, buyers and sellers still can’t seem to agree on a fair price for these goods.

Beware the pitfalls of Silicon Valley

A recent article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung titled “Will Facebook Enslave Us?” captures a sentiment prevalent among companies around the world: admiration for Silicon Valley -- albeit, with

Video News Startup NowThis Raises $16.2M Led By Axel Springer

NowThis just announced that it has raised $16.2 million in Series D funding. The round was led by German media company Axel Springer — which, in addition to previously investing in the startup's

Axel Springer Goes After iOS 9 Ad Blockers In New Legal Battle

German media giant Axel Springer, which operates top European newspapers like Bild and Die Welt, and who recently bought a controlling stake in Business Insider for $343 million, has a history of fi

Axel Springer Spends $343M To Buy Business Insider

German media giant Axel Springer has announced it's acquiring online business news publication Business Insider, spending some $343 million to acquire 88 per cent of BI's shares. Axel Springer already

Samsung Preps Apple News Rival In Europe, Inks Axel Springer Deal

Samsung has inked a strategic partnership with European media giant Axel Springer. The pair said they will work together on "digital media offerings exclusively for Samsung customers", saying they wil

New Financial Times And Economist Owners Ponder The Future Of Digital Media

Who saw the recent sale of the Financial Times (FT) from Pearson to Nikkei for $1.3 billion coming? The sale of The Economist, also owned by Pearson, three weeks later, was less of a surprise, as Pear

German Publishers Bow To Google’s Market Power In Ongoing Text Snippets Fight

A tug of war between Google and German publishers over how online news content is displayed in search results has ended in surrender (for now) for the publishers -- who have grudgingly agreed the sear

Old Media, Meet New: European Publisher Axel Springer Acquires Second Screen App TunedIn

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.tunedin.de">TunedIn Media</a>, the German company behind the second screen "social TV' app TunedIn, has been acquired by European publishing giant <a target="_blank

Europe's Biggest Paper Blocks iPhone Browsers To Force Sales Of Its App

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/cp_1257544979_bild_de-logo.gif" width="200" height="127" />So much for the coming mobile nirvana of free mobile content - at least for iPhone