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Negligence Trials Begin for Lagarde

IMF's Lagerde in French

Lagarde will be standing a trial on charges of negligence.

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France Commits $30 Million Fund For Protection Of Cultural Heritage Sites

France Commits $30 Million Fund For Protection Of Cultural Heritage Sites

France spearheads the efforts to prevent the destruction of cultural heritage sites by establishing a fund committed for the cause. France has allocated $30 million for the protection of historical sites endangered by militant attacks and wars. Supporters of the initiative plan to establish $100 million.

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Telsa Motors Opens New 'Supercharger' Station In Fremont, California

French Government Offers a Site for Tesla to Build Its European Factory

French government offered an old nuclear plant site for Tesla to build its electric car manufacturing facility. The plant site is shutting down and Tesla’s existence could help support local residents with jobs.

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France Emerged as Booming Tech Landscape, Startups Raised Almost 1 Billion Euros in 2015

French tech startups managed to secure almost 1 billion euros in funding last year, establishing the country’s place in the European tech landscape. Most investments were still made by domestic investors, although there are prominent foreign investors involved in big fundings.

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Discusses The Right To Be Forgotten

Google Fined by France Authority Over Privacy Issues Regarding the “Right to be Forgotten"

France’s data protection authority CNIL fined U.S. tech giant Google for failing to comply with the European top court’s ruling for the “right to be forgotten”. Google has implemented the ruling in Europe, however, the authority demanded that the ruling applied worldwide.

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Electricite De France (EDF) SA's Dungeness B Nuclear Power Station

EDF Demand Help from French Government in Nuclear Power Plant Project

French energy company Electricité de France SA asked for financial support from French government. The company is facing problem in a £18 billion ($25 billion) nuclear power plant project in Sommerset, England.

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Germany Seeks Permanent Nuclear Waste Storage Site

Veolia Acquired Silicon Valley Startup Kurion for $350 Million

The deal was a huge move forward for both Veolia and Kurion. Veoila is determined to expand its business to nuclear waste management and believes that Kurion is the perfect partner to achieve that goal. Kurion itself is a successful startup focusing in nuclear waste involved in the Fukushima nuclear incident clean-up in 2011.

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YLG Bullion International Co. Chief Executive Officer Pawan Nawawattanasub Interview And General Images Of Bullion

Over 366 tonnes of gold returned to Germany from New York and Paris

Under a supposed repatriation program, Germany is bringing back its gold reserves from the vaults of Paris and New York. Germany had stored all its bullion overseas fearing a Soviet Union attack during the Cold War. Till date, the Deutsche Bundesbank has managed to get around 366 tons to Frankfurt, which is almost half of the total reserve of 674 tons that it plans to repatriate by 2020.

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Paris, France

Eiffel Tower and Other Famous Tourist Attractions Closed Until Further Notice After Paris Attack

Eiffel Tower is closed for an indefinite period of time after the bloody Paris attack on Friday, Nov.13 that killed at least 129 people. The announcement was made by the operator on Saturday.

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The world’s first driverless bus will hit Switzerland roads in 2016

Swiss-based startup BestMile announced that it will begin on-road commercial trials of its autonomous bus system next year. The on-road trial will run for two years to test how well the vehicles operate in real-life traffic.

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Major French telecom groups are applying for 4G mobile spectrum auction

France will soon get a boost in internet speed as its telecoms regulator ARCEP announced on Tuesday that it had received applications for the upcoming 4G mobile spectrum auction.

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Facebook

Facebook announced 360-degree video support

Facebook introduces the 360-degree video. It is a new feature which will let you roll videos in any angle. The new feature will be accessible first on the web and Android devices.

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Polish mobile networks Plus and Play against government's plan to shorten high-speed internet bidding period

Polish mobile network operators Plus and Play are for the scraping of the government's plan to shorten the bid period for the high-speed Internet frequencies for fear that it would penalize some bidders.

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Uber

Disruptive Legislation: France re-examines taxi law amid Uber's rise

France is rethinking its taxi laws with the rising demand for Uber and other online ride-hailing services. France's Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron says key players are meeting next month to re-examine the industry's economic model.

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Alcatel onetouch

First big performance update for Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 is on its way

Alcatel's most recent flagship smartphone, the OneTouch Idol 3 is set to receive its very first and big performance update soon. Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is deemed to be a solid contender for OnePlus One.

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