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Google rejected a French demand to globally apply the so-called right to be forgotten, which requires the company to remove links to certain information about users if asked.
31/07/2015 - FRANCE

Google challenges France over 'right to be forgotten'

Google, the internet search giant, took a strong stance against the censorship of its search results, telling French regulators in a blog post that it will not implement so-called “right to be ...
The two helicopter carriers «Sebastopol» and «Vladivostok» - built for the Russian Navy, are rooted at the shipyard of Saint-Nazaire in western France. Taken December 20 2014.
31/07/2015 - France-Russia

France refunds Russia €1.2bn for undelivered warships

After months of arduous negotiations, Paris agreed on Friday to compensate Moscow €1.2 billion for cancelling the sale of two warships, a Russian offical has said.

French mobile operators' logos
24/06/2015 - FRANCE

Bouygues defiant as markets punish Altice offer rejection

The boss of France's Bouygues conglomerate was defiant Wednesay as his company's shares slid following the rejection of a 10-billion-euro bid for its mobile telephone and cable arm from competitor ...
Alpha Jet aircraft from the Patrouille de France (PAF) participate in a flying display at the 51st Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, June 19, 2015
20/06/2015 - France

Jets and helicopters galore at Paris Air-show

Aerospace companies from across the globe have been showing off their latest jets and cutting-edge technology at the Le Bourget, international Air show, north of Paris.
Taxi drivers demonstrate during a protest against car-sharing service Uber in Nantes, western France, June 9, 2015
20/06/2015 - France-United States

War between French taxis and Uber deepens, unlimited strike Thursday

Tourists are bracing themselves for a nightmarish gridlock on roads from Thursday, as French taxi drivers prepare for unlimited strike action in protest against Uber.

Business in Bangalore series 5/5
29/05/2015 - International report

Business in Bangalore series 5/5

The success of the Information technology-based economy in Bangalore India, has attracted a diverse workforce of workers from abroad into the city to share in its growth.
Business in Bangalore series part 2/5
26/05/2015 - International report

Business in Bangalore series part 2/5

From the 1970’s through to the internet boom of the early 2000’s waves of graduates from India made their way to California’s Silicon Valley to work in the developing Information ...
A sperm cell attempts to penetrate an ovum coat to fertilize it.
08/05/2015 - France

French scientists claim world’s first lab-grown human sperm cells

A French laboratory has announced that it has obtained complete human sperm in vitro - a world first, although experts have reacted cautiously to an apparent success that scientists have been chasing ...
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.

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