France Bans SmartPhone Use In Schools

New legislation in France has officially banned the use of smartphones in schools around the country. President Emmanuel Macron argued this policy during his election campaign and he will soon see his views in effect. The concern is a matter of public health and French kids have been categorized as ‘super-connected’. A new statistic says […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 2, 2018
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Atos acquires Syntel in IT-merger

Atos expands to US market French IT firm Atos acquired US IT firm Syntel this weekend, a deal worth $3.4 billion. The deal will give Atos exposure to US firms and better equip the company with knowledge about certain aspects of the IT industry. Syntel has expertise in cloud services, social media and mobile analytics, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 23, 2018
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Italy’s UniCredit hopes to merge with France’s Societe Generale

Will there be a new super-bank in town? The Financial Times reported on Tuesday that two of Europe’s largest commercial banks could potentially merge soon. Italy’s UniCredit hopes to acquire Societe Generale in one of the biggest bank acquisitions of all time. However, a deal is far from definitive. UniCredit did not comment on the […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 6, 2018
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Uber to build flying taxis in France

Uber is taking flight In its first research and development facility outside North America, Uber will build a center in Paris, France. Uber plans to invest $23 million in an electric takeoff and landing aircraft in France. The company hopes to unravel the technology by 2023. Uber believes that this technology is the way of […]
  • Ben Norman
  • May 25, 2018
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Fight for the Safety of Children and Women

Each and every one of us tends to have an innate desire to preserve the innocence of children, regardless of our differences in terms of personal identity. However, there has been a longstanding debate over the exact age at which children should be able to make their own decisions. Although this remains indefinite across the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 8, 2018
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France Paves The Way With Solar Road

If you happen to be taking a drive in the northern part of France, you might notice something a little different about the road. In the village of Tourouvre-au-Perche in Normandy, the first solar power road covers over 30,000 square feet. The new solar power road, named Wattway, was built by the French engineering firm […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • December 23, 2016
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Airbus Newest Plane Takes to the Sky

Airbus flew the new A350-1000 for the first time Thursday. It is the largest twin jet the European aerospace company has made. The jet took to the sky from Toulouse, France, headquarters of Airbus, at 10:42 a.m. local time (4:42 a.m. ET) and flew over France several hours before returning to the runway. The new […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • November 27, 2016
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