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0:50
Dec 18, 2017

French minister calls for bitcoin regulation debate at G20

Finance minister Bruno Le Maire believes that G20 leaders need to discuss ways to regulate bitcoin at the next summit in April.

1:00
Dec 18, 2017

France to defend net neutrality

The French government commits to protect net neutrality despite decisions taken by other countries to do otherwise.

1:30
Dec 11, 2017

France to allow blockchain for trading unlisted securities

Securities listed on financial exchanges will still be required to pass through custodians and clearing houses, says the French government.

2:50
Nov 23, 2017

wiGroup expands to UK, France and Holland

Through the recent expansion to the UK, France and Holland, the company aims to make its technology available to new markets.

2:00
Jul 7, 2017

Volvo and France plan petrol-free future

The Swedish car manufacturer and the French government both made commitments to electric vehicles this week.

1:00
Jun 9, 2016

France provides attack alert app

The country creates an app to alert users to attacks close to their location or suspicion of an imminent strike.

1:40
Feb 15, 2016

Facebook can be sued for censoring nude painting

A Paris court could be setting legal precedent in rejecting Facebook's argument that it is governed exclusively by Californian law.

2:20
Aug 19, 2015

France seeks to 'Uberise' taxi industry

The country plans to defend its traditional taxi drivers from the threat posed by Uber by creating a national "electronic availability register".

2:20
Jan 23, 2015

Social networks must help eliminate promoting violence

France appeals to UN for an international legal framework that would make social network providers share responsibility for promoting violence.

1:20
Sep 25, 2012

Facebook to explain French data glitch

Private messages being posted on users' timelines has led the French government to call for talks with Facebook.

1:30
Jul 31, 2012

French carmakers bank on green tech

Green technology is being punted by government as a possible solution to financial problems in the auto industry.

1:20
Jul 17, 2012

Cell C ups international offering

The cellphone operator adds another four regions to the list of 34 already on its per second billing international call tariff of 99c per minute.

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