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A maverick French telecoms firm attempts Italian conquest
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From Station F to Milano Centrale “CHOOSE truth. Choose Iliad,” entreats the voice-over of a television advertisement after images of President Donald Trump speechifying and footballers feigning injuries flash across the screen. That may seem pretentious for a mobile provider, but the advert is part of Iliad’s entry into Italy, which began on May 29th. […]

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French businesses relish the prospect of President Macron
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THE likely election of Emmanuel Macron as France’s president, in a run-off vote on May 7th, has corporate leaders in a state of high anticipation. French politicians with business experience rarely prosper. It is nearly half a century since Georges Pompidou won office in 1969 on the back of a private-sector career partly at Rothschild, […]

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French Court Orders Internet Providers to Block Access to …
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France has become the latest country to block The Pirate Bay. A court in Paris has ordered French Internet service providers to block access to the notorious file-sharing site, ruling in favor of collection society and anti-piracy group SCPP, which brought the legal action before the courts earlier this year. The group — representing some […]

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How soggy french fries help Twitter make money
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Adam Bain, Twitter's president of global revenue, discusses how the company makes money at Web Summit in Dublin. Stephen Shankland/CNET. DUBLIN, Ireland — Four years ago, Twitter started making money the way many Internet companies with free …

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Twitter Inc Partners With French Bank For Money Transfers Via Tweets
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Online payments is fast-growing and profitable, and both companies – Twitter and Groupe BPCE — are making a push into it, according to a report from FT. Advertising is the only source of revenue for the social media company, and the firm is looking to …

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French Court Sides With Business Owner Over Negative Online Review
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Doudet, whose Cultur'elle blog boasts an audience of roughly 3,000, was sued by Italian café Il Giardino after its owners alleged that her post was bad for business. A judge concurred, and also ruled that Doudet must shell out roughly $3,380 in damages …

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