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Orange boss doubles down on Huawei defense amid heightened security debate

23 Jan 2020

PARIS The boss of France's state-controlled telecoms operator Orange on Thursday renewed his defense of Huawei's right to sell 5G equipment in Europe amid tense debates on the continent over mobile-network security.

STMicro CEO says a Huawei ban would not threaten $12 billion revenue target

23 Jan 2020

Franco-Italian chipmaker STMicroelectronics would still reach its mid-term revenue target in the event of a ban of Huawei telecoms components in Europe, its chief executive said after the group published better-than-expected earnings on growing demand for its next-generation products.

Netflix opens Paris office, plans new French-language series

17 Jan 2020

PARIS U.S. television streaming company Netflix has opened a new Paris office and plans to develop more than 20 original French-language productions in 2020, it said on Friday.

Lessons to be learned from Facebook's WhatsApp deal, French watchdog says

17 Jan 2020

PARIS Facebook's $22 billion buyout of WhatsApp six years ago should have been blocked, the boss of France's antitrust watchdog, which is set to help review EU rules, has told Reuters.

France's Capgemini slightly raises bid on Altran after Elliott battle

14 Jan 2020

French consulting and IT services provider Capgemini slightly raised the price of its friendly bid for smaller rival Altran Technologies on Tuesday, in a last-ditch effort to win a six-month battle against U.S. activist fund Elliott.

France fines Google 150 million euros for opaque advertising rules

21 Dec 2019

PARIS France's competition watchdog fined Google 150 million euros ($167 million) on Friday for abusing its power over the treatment of advertisers, saying it applied opaque rules and changed them at will.

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