French state wants to retain Atos at all costs
The French state wants to retain the strategic activities of Atos by "all possible means". This was stated by French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire in a recent interview with French newspaper Les Echos.
According to French Minister Le Maire, the state wants to guarantee that the strategic activ... Read more
Visma strengthens presence in France through acquisition of Chaintrust
Norwegian company Visma is acquiring Paris-based Chaintrust to achieve further growth in the French market.
Visma is already present in France but wants to build a comprehensive ecosystem in the country that meets the various needs of accounting firms. Chaintrust will contribute to this as it sp... Read more
Three EU economic powers do not want strict AI legislation
The three largest economic powers within the European Union have agreed on how AI should be regulated. The vision is less strict than the initial versions of the upcoming EU AI Act, which is a clear signal from the three countries to the EU.
France, Germany and Italy have aligned visions for up... Read more
France bans iPhone 12 sales due to radiation hazard -update
Update, 11/10, 10:42 am, Laura Herijgers: The update to iOS 17.1 should end France's sales ban on the iPhone 12. Adjustments to the software will prevent the device from consuming more power during contact with static surfaces. This caused the device to exceed the legally permitted radiation values... Read more
Dutch regulator analyses risks of iPhone 12, for Belgium the air has cleared -update
Update, 10:32, 29/9/2023: The iPhone 12 will continue to be sold in the Netherlands without restrictions. The Dutch regulator states measures are not necessary, but says Apple needs to intervene in the situation.
The Rijksinspectie Digitale Infrastructuur (RDI) has decided not to halt the sale o... Read more
European regulators take measures against iPhone 12
The Dutch regulator for digital infrastructure demands a statement from Apple about the radiation hazard of the iPhone 12. The amount of radiation emitted would exceed the European standard. Politicians in Belgium have called for all Apple devices to be checked.
France's ban on selling the iPho... Read more
French job seeker agency leaks data of 10 million people
The French job seeker agency Pôle Emploi has been hit by a data leak in which the data of 10 million French people is now publicly available.
According to Pôle Emploi, the data in question is the personal information of job seekers who registered in February of 2022. Former job seekers may als... Read more
Mozilla criticizes French bill mandating ‘censorship’ in browsers
France is currently preparing a law that would allow harmful content to be blocked directly by the underlying software and code of browsers. Firefox developer Mozilla claims this is a very dangerous development that leads to censorship.
According to the Firefox developer, the French SREN bill pu... Read more
France’s Digital Minister says he’s ready to ‘ban’ Twitter
Jean-Noël Barrot threatened to ban Twitter from the EU if it doesn't comply with the bloc's new rules against disinformation.
Twitter "will be banned" from the European Union in the event of a breach of its rules, said French Minister for Digital Affairs Jean-Noël Barrot on Monday. The "rules... Read more
‘Netherlands and France enter chip and quantum computing cooperation’
The Netherlands and France are going to cooperate on processor technology and quantum computing.
This is confirmed by sources from both countries to the political website Politico. According to the sources, it will be announced during French president Macron's current state visit. The two count... Read more