Germany gives Hospital Exemption to Northwest Bio Brain Cancer Drug

Brain-Cancer-DrugNorthwest Biotherapeutics Inc's stock jumped as much as 36% after it managed to seek a special permission to sell its experimental cancer drug in Germany.

A special 'hospital exemption' was given to the tiny US biotech in Germany, which means that Northwest can now sell the injectable drug for five years despite the fact that it has not completed its late-stage trial of the immunotherapy.

Skype for Outlook is now available worldwide to all Webmail users

SkypeIn an announcement made via an official blog post, Microsoft's Skype Internet telephony service said that it is rolling out a new feature which will enable the users of the Microsoft Webmail service to launch and hold Skype video calls directly from their Outlook inbox, irrespective of their location.

PediaPress launching Indiegogo campaign to print bound copies of entire English Wikipedia contents

PediaPressMainz, Germany-based PediaPress is set to launch an Indiegogo campaign pivoting around its mammoth effort to print bound copies of the entire contents of the English Wikipedia, the collaborative online encyclopedia.

PediaPress already has a partnership in place with the Wikimedia Foundation, for providing print-on-demand services to the organization.

Scientists say Charlemagne's Bones at a Treasury are Authentic

Charlemagne-BonesScientists have claimed that the relics of Charlemagne treasury in Germany are authentic. Scientists marked the occasion of 1,200 years of Charlemagne's death on January 28, 2014, by giving a summary of their research to the king's bones. The research has been conducted since 1988.

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact handset officially arrives in UK and Germany

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact handset officially arrives in UK and GermanyAccording to reports, Japanese device maker Sony's new Android-powered handset - the Xperia Z1 Compact - has officially been launched in the UK and Germany. The handset, which was announced by Sony at the CES event in Las Vegas a few weeks back, is now available in both the countries through Amazon and other retailers.

Strains of Same Plague caused Two of the Deadliest Pandemics in History: Study

PlagueStrains of the same plague have caused two of the deadliest pandemics in history, claimed researchers. It does not end here as scientists are of firm belief that new versions of bacteria are highly likely to trigger future outbreak.