Apple hit with €1.1 billion fine in France
Apple has been hit with a huge €1.1 billion fine by French authorities, while two wholesalers were also targeted with large fines in the country.
Google to pay $1.1 billion to settle French tax case
Google has agreed to pay almost a billion euros to settle a tax fraud case in France, which was initiated with a raid on its French offices four years ago.
Uber fined 800,000 euro in France
Uber has been fined €800,000 ($907,000) in France over its cheap UberPop service, a service that was banned in 2014.
France demanding nearly $2 billion in back taxes from Google
According to the French finance ministry, the country is seeking $1.76 billion in back taxes from search giant Google, not the first time a European nation has demanded taxes back from the company.
Netflix now available in France
For the last few years, Netflix has been quietly and not-so-quietly expanding into Europe.
Google fined €150k for ignoring French data protection watchdog
Google has been fined €150,000 by a French watchdog after it ignored a three month ultimatum to bring its privacy policies in line with French law.
French organization wants to tax media giants like Facebook, YouTube
French independent broadcasting authority, the Superior Council of Audiovisual, says it wants to tax all media companies so they can contribute to financing French culture.
France fines Google over data privacy violations
French authorities have announced that they are fining Google over $400,000 for data privacy violations.
France probes Apple contracts with mobile providers
A French regulatory body is investigating conditions in Apple contracts with national mobile providers that sell its iPhones.
France kills off its three-strikes piracy law
A number of years ago, the French government enacted a new law that would punish repeat offenders for piracy violations.
Google's privacy policies targeted in France, Spain
Google has once against come under fire in Europe, with France and Spain probing its change to its privacy policies, made in 2012.
France seeks ban on Amazon "book discounts, free delivery bundle"
The French government is planning to introduce new restrictions that would stop Amazon from being able to offer discounts on books, while also offering free delivery.
Twitter ordered to identify racists in France
Twitter has been ordered by a French court to reveal the identities of users who posted anti-Semitic tweets on the service.
France to impose 'culture tax' on smartphones, tablets?
The French government is reportedly flirting with the idea of taxing popular consumer electronics products as a way to maintain funding for cultural projects.
France to make large investment in high-speed broadband for citizens
Country to invest €20 billion for better infrastructure
Google settles with French book publishers
Google has settled a long-standing dispute with French book publishers and authors over the unauthorized digitization of out-of-print works. ......
France to use new word for Twitter term 'hashtag'
France's Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologie has announced that they do not appreciate the term "hashtag" on Twitter and will ......
Nexus 4 demand is way higher than Google ever imagined
Demand for the Google Nexus 4 is way higher than the company had expected or hoped. As we have written multiple times here at AfterDawn, ......
Apple Store in Paris robbed on New Year's Eve
While police were otherwise occupied at more crowded areas, masked men robbed an Apple Store in Paris, France on New Year's Eve. The thieves ......
French accuse U.S. of hacking former president Sarkozy's PCs
The French cyber-warfare agency has accused the U.S. of hacking into former president Nicolas Sarkozy's PCs. Computers of the president and ......