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EU Competition Commissioner Vestager addresses a news conference in Brussels,  15 April 2015.
16/04/2015 - FRANCE - EUROPE

EU actions against Google

The European Union has charged web giant Google with abusing its position of power on the web.

Kampala, the next African Silicon Valley?
03/04/2015 - International report

Kampala, the next African Silicon Valley?

In the past few years, Uganda has experienced a tech-boom, with some hopefuls even calling Kampala the African Silicon Valley.

A manual security check on luggage at Paris's Charles-De-Gaulle airport
28/02/2015 - France

Thousands of bags stranded at Paris airport due to computer glitch

Thousands of air passengers took off from Paris’s main airport without their luggage on Friday because computer-error had caused security scanners to break down.
27/02/2015

French press review 27 February 2015

French papers ignore “Jihadi John” but take a look in-depth at Boko Haram. France still waits for better economic times, although it is doing well in innovation.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
21/02/2015 - France - United States

France turns to tech giants in fight against online terrorist propaganda

France has turned to the high-tech heavyweights of Silicon Valley to help tackle online propaganda from armed groups like the Islamic State.

16/02/2015 - Africa - Cybercrime

Lack of laws governing cybercrime making Africa a safe haven for cybercriminals, interview

Cybercrime is on the increase worldwide with some estimates putting the cost to the global economy at more than 500 billion euros a year.
Drones, smart TVs, is privacy a thing of the past?
15/02/2015 - International media

Drones, smart TVs, is privacy a thing of the past?

In this week's International Media, RFI speaks to Dan Nesbitt, Research Director at Big Brother Watch in London, about the new and sometimes surprising ways our lives are being invaded.

20/01/2015

African press review 20 January 2015

Treating ebola, a spat between Kenya and Tanzania, Africa's technological future - all in today's papers ...

06/01/2015 - FRANCE - USA

Facebook buys French voice recognition startup

Facebook has bought Wit.ai, a startup specialising in voice recognition, which was created by three French men now based in California.

 

 

Arianespace Soyuz VS10 ready for launch at Sinnamary in French Guiana, 18 December 2014.
18/12/2014 - French Guyana

Soyuz to provide internet to three billion people

Four satellites were to be launched from French Guiana on Thursday with the goal of providing more affordable internet to countries with minimal service.

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