Friday

19th Jan 2018

Ticker

Tech experts find weaknesses in German voting software

Three computer experts published a report on Thursday, in which they said the software used in the upcoming German elections on 24 September has weaknesses. They said the final results could not be manipulated, but someone with bad intentions could alter the preliminary results. That could lead to widespread confusion. "Think of the damage that would be done to general trust in democracy," one of the authors told DW.

Nato prepares to take in Macedonia

Macedonia to be invited into Nato as soon as it solves name dispute, but Russia-linked Greek nationalists could slow things down.

Opinion

Taking full benefit of supercomputers in Europe

Newly-announced financial help for so-called 'supercomputers' can help both EU member states, and small and medium-sized companies to grow - in fields such as health diagnostics, driverless cars and even earthquake predicting.

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