German court says Amazon’s Dash buttons violate consumer protection law – The Verge

On Thursday, a German court ruled that Amazon’s Dash buttons violate the country’s consumer protection laws, according to Reuters. Dash buttons are about the size of a thumb drive, and they can be purchased by Prime members for a variety of different products like coffee, tissues, or laundry detergent. By pressing the button, shoppers can…

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German output falls for third-straight month

FRANKFURT–German industrial production fell for the third-straight month in August, led by construction and still hampered by temporary bottlenecks in the approval of new passenger cars. The German economics ministry said Monday that total industrial output–which comprises output in manufacturing, energy and construction–fell 0.3% in August from the month before. Economists polled by The Wall…

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US offers German car bosses ‘zero tariffs’ solution to trade row – Handelsblatt

BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The U.S. ambassador to Germany has told German car bosses that President Donald Trump would suspend threats to impose tariffs on cars imported from the European Union if the bloc lifted duties on U.S. cars, a German newspaper reported on Wednesday. Handelsblatt said Ambassador Richard Grenell told executives from Daimler (DAIGn.DE), Volkswagen…

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