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Google snubbed in France over attempt to limit right-to-be-forgotten requests

A French privacy watchdog insists that Google's takedown requests should be applied to all the company's domains around the world, otherwise the search giant could face a fine.

By 22 September 2015


Uber suspends low-cost service in France in the name of safety

Ride-sharing company halts UberPop -- the subject of riots by taxi drivers last week -- until a French court decides whether it's constitutional.

By 4 July 2015


Uber executives taken into custody in France

Days after violent cabbie protests in France, tension between the ride-hailing service and the authorities continues to grow.

By 30 June 2015


'Right to be forgotten' should include all Google domains, France orders

Google has rebuffed earlier calls by privacy watchdogs to expand "right to be forgotten" requests beyond the European versions of its search engine.

By 13 June 2015


​France tries rejuvenating high-tech manufacturing with Internet of Things center

Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.

By 12 June 2015


'Star Wars' snowspeeder drone protects the Rebels in France

A French maker is back with another one of his awesome "Star Wars" drones. His latest is fashioned after a Rebel snowspeeder on a mission to protect the Rebel base in southern France.

By 18 April 2015


Uber hit with lawsuit over alleged sexual assaults

The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.

By 9 October 2015


Imperial Star Destroyer drone patrols the skies above France

A French maker who creates incredible "Star Wars" drones is back with another. This time, he flies a modded Imperial Star Destroyer sure to strike fear into the heart of any Rebel in its path.

By 26 March 2015


Wacky Brit maker wants to fart in France's general direction

Colin Furze, the crazy inventor of Magneto boots, Wolverine claws, and a Pyro flamethrower, is back with a crazy new stunt straight out of the world of "Monty Python."

By 24 July 2014


Google, France space agency partner up on Project Loon

France will contribute its expertise in balloon technology, while Google will assist the space agency with long-term balloon campaigns.

By 13 December 2014