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Mathieu Rosemain

STMicro to double investments to meet high chip demand

5:53am EST

PARIS (Reuters) -French-Italian chipmaker STMicroelectronics plans to double its investments this year to up to $3.6 billion, buoyed by high demand that drove its earnings to beat expectations in the fourth quarter, sending its shares up.

UPDATE 1-STMicro to double annual investments to meet high chip demand

2:05am EST

* Opens new production line in Italy (Adds details, background)

Heydemann on course to become first woman to lead Orange -sources

Jan 23 2022

PARIS (Reuters) -Orange, France's biggest telecoms operator, is on course to name Christel Heydemann as its new chief executive, making her the first woman to lead the former monopoly amid a revamp of its governance, two sources said on Sunday.

Twitter loses online hate speech court battle in France

Jan 20 2022

PARIS (Reuters) -Twitter must disclose details on what it does to tackle hate speech online in France, the Paris appeals court ruled on Thursday, handing a win to advocacy groups that say the social network does not do enough.

French fintech Qonto nears $5 billion valuation after new fundraising

Jan 11 2022

PARIS Qonto, a French online bank for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), said on Tuesday it had raised 486 million euros, bringing its valuation to 4.4 billion euros ($4.98 billion), in another sign of the good health of the French fintech sector.

Orange's board selects three candidates for new CEO - sources

Jan 06 2022

PARIS The search for a new CEO at France's state-controlled telecoms firm Orange has boiled down to a shortlist of three people chosen by a dedicated selection committee, two sources close to the matter said.

Tycoon Bollore says judicial, health woes laid ground for handover of empire

Jan 06 2022

PARIS Vincent Bollore's recent judicial and health woes laid the ground for the handover of his business empire to his four children, the French tycoon has written in a first-hand contribution to a business book.

Tycoon Bollore says judicial, health woes laid ground for handover of empire

Jan 06 2022

PARIS, Jan 6 Vincent Bollore's recent judicial and health woes laid the ground for the handover of his business empire to his four children, the French tycoon has written in a first-hand contribution to a business book.

Google hit with 150 million euro French fine for cookie breaches

Jan 06 2022

PARIS France's data privacy watchdog CNIL said on Thursday it had fined Alphabet's Google a record 150 million euros ($169 million) for making it difficult for internet users to refuse online trackers known as cookies.

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