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Vive la tech
Liberté, égalité, IT: Vive la tech rounds up all the latest technology news and opinion from France.
Anne Morris is a freelance journalist, editor and translator. She has been working in the telecommunications sector since 1996, when she joined the London-based team of CommunicationsWeek International as copy editor. Over the years she held the editor position at both Total Telecom Online and Total Telecom Magazine, eventually leaving to go freelance in 2010. Now living in France, she writes for a number of titles and also provides research work for analyst companies, with a particular focus on mobile communications. In her spare time she translates business texts from German into English.
Frances Marcellin is a British freelance journalist based in south-west France from which she runs content solutions company Piece Boutique. As well as reporting from France for ZDNet, Frances writes for consumer and business-to-business titles, such as New Statesman, The Connexion (France’s English language national newspaper), The Belfast Telegraph and Progressive Digital Media’s business titles, such a Railway Technology, Ship Technology and Airport Technology. She has a particular interest in technology, transport and property, and if it is related to France, then all the better.
Orange has found a France-only solution to its long-running struggle to sell a stake in French YouTube rival Dailymotion.
A shared digital space requires trust, so why has the French government introduced stricter online surveillance laws and how will it affect enterprises online behaviour?
Lima's clever aggregated system allows you to bring together all your spare storage space in one place, regardless of whether it's on your Windows desktop or Android phone.
A French project to bring mobile libraries and connectivity to people in the aftermath of crises has been given a vote of confidence in a recent 'tech for good' list.
A new guide to the French capital aims to transform people's perception of the local startup scene.
The outage looks to be linked to issues with the hosting provider rather than cyber criminals.
Social networking giant and French incubator to offer tools, education, and funding to young businesses.
Google and French space agency team up on Project Loon to bring broadband to all - but Ericsson's CEO reckons the solution lies with power, not internet balloons.
French president François Hollande has ordered "tablettes pour tous" (tablets for all) for the country's schools. But is there a concrete strategy behind this grand technology plan?
A subsidiary of France's second biggest banking group has introduced a novel money transfer service tied to Twitter.
One man applies pressure on Google to remove links to a defamatory article worldwide.
Chinese-French smartphone maker has already made its mark in the Hexagon, and now it's got its sights set on taking its unique recipe for smartphone sales further afield.
Lessons on how to code will be offered to primary school kids from the next school year.
There's no end to upheaval in France's mobile market in sight, as Numericable agrees to swallow the MVNO.
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- 2 Technology made in France: The ambitious plan to rejuvenate French industry with cloud and IoT
- 3 4G in Europe: How far, how fast and how much is LTE in France?
- 4 'It was a huge risk': How the end of XP support helped France's gendarmes embrace Ubuntu – fast
- 5 Three-strikes anti-piracy law 'doesn't deter piracy'