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SOUTH AFRICA

Credit card or selfie? Mastercard starts biometric payments

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

AFRICA

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge and SMS API

Coinciding with the release of its SMS APIs in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries - aiming to spur and nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base developing in these countries.

3 Jul 2015

FRANCE

Apple, Google brands worth $100bn each

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

FRANCE

French institute to restore, digitise Mandela trial recordings

PARIS, FRANCE: France's National Audiovisual Institute (INA) announced it would restore and digitise the recordings of the Rivonia Trial that saw Nelson Mandela and seven other anti-apartheid activists sentenced to life in jail.

24 Dec 2013

FRANCE

France's low-cost Free offers 4G for free

PARIS, FRANCE: Low-cost telecommunications company Free stirred up France's mobile phone market on Tuesday, 3 December, by announcing an offer that includes 4G data services at no additional cost to the customer.

4 Dec 2013

FRANCE

Increase in IT spending predicted in 2013 for EMEA CIOs

PARIS, FRANCE / BERLIN, GERMANY / WARSAW, POLAND / LONDON, UK / UAE: Research commissioned by Riverbed reveals that 71% of CIOs are increasing investment in IT.

20 Mar 2013

UNITED STATES

comScore releases the '2013 Mobile Future in Focus' report

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, has released the 2013 Mobile Future in Focus report.

27 Feb 2013

FRANCE

French president warns Google over revenue row

PARIS, FRANCE: French President Francois Hollande called on Monday on Google to come to a deal over an advertising revenue row, warning that if necessary, a bill could be adopted to force Internet search engines to pay for media content.

31 Oct 2012

FRANCE

Euronews launches Business Awards for SMEs that 'shine online'

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews and Google team up to launch competition for small and medium-sized enterprises that use the Internet to attract new customers, grow their market share and take their businesses global.

10 Sep 2012

FRANCE

France's SAFRAN fined €500 000 for Nigeria bribery

PARIS, FRANCE: A French court on Wednesday fined electronics group SAFRAN €500 000 (US$630 000) for bribing Nigerian officials to obtain a huge ID card contract.

6 Sep 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

1 in 8 European smartphone owners conducted a retail transaction on their device

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of mobile commerce usage across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using the comScore MobiLens service.

2 Aug 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

European women drive most engagement: Online retail, community websites

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.

6 Jul 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

EU5 map usage via smartphone growing 7x faster than classic web

LONDON, UK: - comScore, Inc has released an overview of mobile and computer usage of Maps across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using the comScore MobiLens and comScore MMX services.

4 Jun 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

European smartphone users accessing news up 74%

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of mobile news access across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using the comScore MobiLens service.

26 Mar 2012

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