PARIS/BEIJING China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look to expand in a recovering global music market. | Video
PARIS, July 31 Cable and telecoms group Altice
Europe lifted its full-year targets on Wednesday after
its French division swung back to growth in the second quarter,
signalling that a turnaround was underway in its main market.
PARIS Stellar first-half results at Vivendi's Universal Music Group (UMG) are raising the stakes for the sale of part of the French media giant's most-prized asset, coming on the back of robust sales in online streaming and CDs.
PARIS Orange signalled the start of an easing in the fierce competition in France's telecoms market, after posting slightly better-than-expected second-quarter results on Thursday.
PARIS Publicis, the world's third-biggest advertising group, cut its 2019 revenue growth guidance on Thursday after reporting a weaker-than-expected performance in the second quarter as it struggles to revive sluggish sales in the United States.
PARIS, July 18 Publicis, the world's
third-biggest advertising group, cut its 2019 growth guidance on
Thursday after reporting a weaker-than-expected performance in
the second quarter as it struggles to revive sluggish sales in
the United States.
PARIS Orange chief executive Stephane Richard will learn on Tuesday whether he has been convicted or cleared of misconduct in a French fraud trial which will decide his future as head of the country's biggest telecoms operator.
PARIS Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday.