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France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

22 Jan 2019

PARIS France's data protection watchdog fined Alphabet's Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday for breaching European Union online privacy rules, the biggest such penalty levied against a U.S. tech giant.

'Don't drop the ball': U.S. tech investors warn Macron over taxes

06 Dec 2018

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron must pursue tax-friendly policies towards foreign investors if he wants French startups to flourish, visiting Silicon Valley investors told Reuters on Thursday.

France's Iliad seeks to revive sales with high-end set-top box

04 Dec 2018

PARIS Telecom operator Iliad unveiled on Tuesday a new high-end set-up box with luxury audio speakers and embedded video applications which it sees reviving sluggish sales in France.

Macron to call on U.S. funds to build French start-ups, not steal them

03 Dec 2018

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will urge a visiting group of top Silicon Valley venture capitalists this week to invest in the nation's start-ups while calling on them not to "steal" the best creations, four sources told Reuters.

Orange Bank expects to post profits in France, Spain by 2023

30 Nov 2018

LONDON Orange's online bank will produce an operating profit in France and Spain, the group's two leading European markets, by 2023, the telecoms operator said on Friday as it sought to alleviate market concerns about the costs of the new service.

UPDATE 1-Orange Bank expects to post profits in France, Spain by 2023

30 Nov 2018

* Represents key test for group CEO Richard (Recasts story, adds details, background)

Altice Europe's profit slips after heavy promotions win subscribers

21 Nov 2018

PARIS Telecoms and cable group Altice Europe reported a sharp increase in customers in France in the third quarter, thanks to heavy promotions, and said it expects to return to growth next year.

UPDATE 1-Altice Europe's profit slips after heavy promotions win subscribers

21 Nov 2018

* Debt-ridden group strives to regain market confidence (Recasts story, adds details, background)

European chipmakers see new growth drivers to weather volatile demand

16 Nov 2018

BARCELONA European chipmakers tried to play down market concerns about a potential slowdown in global demand at an investor conference in Barcelona this week, striking an upbeat tone on orders from car and smartphone makers.

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