France drags Apple and Google to court
Published in News

Evil contract terms

France will take Google and Apple to court over contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers.

UK and France ally over AI
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Brexit backdoor remaining

While the UK government is frantically trying to show that it is really about Brexit, it is apparently doing deals with the French on artificial intelligence, data, cybersecurity, digital government and tech skills.

French want new words for “smartphone”
Published in Mobiles

Something a little more French

The French always have a problem when it comes to English words entering their language and have been desperately coming up with something to replace those nasty roast-beef eating words which come from the world of tech.

Apple investigated for “planned obsolescence”
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French do not like the idea of battery throttling

Officer of the lure, Inspector Clouseau, is taking on his biggest case to bring down the fruity cargo cult Apple.

France revolts against Amazon
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Give us 10 million euros to surrender

The French government has filed a complaint with the Paris Commerce Court against e-commerce company Amazon for abusing its dominant position with some suppliers, newspaper Le Parisien said.

France says “non” to mobiles in schools
Published in Mobiles

Public health issue

The French government is planning to ban students from using mobile phones in the country's primary, junior and middle schools.

French stop surrendering to Apple
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Peasants fed up with being told to eat gateau

It seems that French peasants are revolting at the way that the fruity cargo cult - Apple - is being allowed to avoid paying tax while they are being told to eat cake.

Ryzen Pro heats French homes and offices
Published in Processors

Apparently temperatures Ryzen is a good thing.

AMD has invited a French company called Qarnot to discuss how they're using Ryzen Pro processors to heat homes and offices for free.

French outfit offers spyware to tell if your son is gay
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So, you can have him killed we guess

A French company is in hot water for offering "invisible PC spy software" which could be used "to find out if your son is gay".

Russian spooks tried to game French election
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Used Facebook to try to sink Macron

Russian spooks had a crack at gaming the French elections using fake Facebook personas, according to a US congressman and two other people briefed on the effort.