PARIS, FRANCE: Shoppers in a dozen European countries can make online payments using a selfie from Tuesday, under a rollout by Mastercard of new payment technology...
5 Oct 2016
PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...
17 Apr 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: Shares in French digital security company Gemalto slumped as investors expressed concerns that Apple's plan to integrate SIM cards directly into the new iPads could threaten part of Gemalto's business.
22 Oct 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Money is now only a tweet away for French people, after a bank in the country launched a novel way to transfer money using the social networking platform.
15 Oct 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: The US Apple and Google brands which have become household names around the world are worth more than $100bn each, and top a ranking of the world's biggest brands, consultancy Interbrand said.
10 Oct 2014
RODEZ, FRANCE: Members of a Facebook group that tipped off motorists about speed traps in southern France slammed the "hypocritical" nature of the case against them as their trial opened this week.
10 Sep 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Experts are racing to identify and fix a problem that saw two satellites from Europe's troubled Galileo satellite navigation system going into the wrong orbit.
26 Aug 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Europe is launching two new satellites this week to boost its Galileo navigation system. Once in orbit Galileo will have six satellites orbiting the Earth.
20 Aug 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Brain-boosting computer games may be as effective as drugs or perhaps even better, in treating severe depression in some elderly people, according to trial results published on Tuesday (5 May)
6 Aug 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: French lawmakers adopted a bill that prevents Amazon and other online booksellers from offering free deliveries of discounted books, in a bid to support the country's small bookshops.
27 Jun 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Domino's Pizza refused to cave in to a €30,000 extortion demand by hackers who claimed they had stolen the personal data of 600,000 of its customers.
18 Jun 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Once the preserve of the ultra-rich and celebrities, a flight on a private jet is now available for as little as €550 an hour, with technology and competition helping to bring down prices.
27 May 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: The Open Internet Project (OIP), which includes 400 companies in Europe's digital markets, lodged a complaint with the European Commission against what it alleges are new anti-competitive abuses by Google.
16 May 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: An alarm clock in deep space woke the comet probe Rosetta ahead of a key phase in its 10-year mission, European scientists said.
21 Jan 2014