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France rolls out fake speed cameras (but where are they?)
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France rolls out fake speed cameras (but where are they?)
1 day ago

France has began rolling out its new legion of fake speed cameras, which will soon number in the thousands, but where are they exactly?

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Climb Mont Blanc from your armchair thanks to Google
On the summit of Mont Blanc with Google. Photo: GoogleMaps

Climb Mont Blanc from your armchair thanks to Google
January 21, 2016

Stay right where you are and allow Google's stunning new Street View project to take you to the very top of Mont Blanc.

AZERTY keyboard at centre of battle to protect French lingo
An AZERTY keyboard. Photo: The Local

AZERTY keyboard at centre of battle to protect French lingo
January 19, 2016

The French government wants to set in stone the AZERTY computer keyboard, claiming the French language is suffering because of all the variations.

French drug trial goes wrong: How does drug approval work?
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French drug trial goes wrong: How does drug approval work?
January 15, 2016

After a clinical drugs trial in France left one volunteer brain-dead and five others in a serious condition in hospital, here's a closer look at how drug approval works.

France shows the world a glimpse of the future
Parrot Bebop Drones fly at the booth of the French company Parrot in front of a "Je Suis Charlie" sign. Photo: AFP

France shows the world a glimpse of the future
January 06, 2016

'Made in France' gadgets have made a real splash at the world's biggest tech fair in Las Vegas and offered visitors a "glimpse of the future".

What did the French Google the most in 2015?
What did the French Google the most this year? Photo: AFP

What did the French Google the most in 2015?
December 16, 2015

They struggle with the English internet slang term "LMAO", have no idea what COP21 is but love a good sex romp: here's what the Google searches from France in 2015 tell us about the French.

France could ban public WiFi after Paris attacks
A man uses the WiFi services at the Gare du Nord train station in central Paris. Photo: AFP

France could ban public WiFi after Paris attacks
December 07, 2015

Police in France want to cut off the country's public WiFi connections during the ongoing state of emergency, according to internal documents seen by the French media.

German spies targeted French foreign minister
Laurent Fabius and the BND's listening station at Bad Aibling, Bavaria. Photos: DPA

German spies targeted French foreign minister
November 11, 2015

Germany's foreign intelligence agency targeted France's foreign minister Laurent Fabius for surveillance as well as members of their own diplomatic service, German media reported on Wednesday.

13 English tech terms France wants outlawed
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13 English tech terms France wants outlawed
November 02, 2015

The rise of French startups and the Anglo dominance of the internet have forced France to defend its language even more. Here's a selection of English terms that the Ministry of Culture has replaced with Gallic ones. But are they actually used?

French food 'critic' fined €7,500 for fake review
The Loiseau Des Ducs in Dijon was targeted by the critic. Photo: Loiseau Des Ducs

French food 'critic' fined €7,500 for fake review
October 28, 2015

A person who left a negative review of a Michelin starred restaurant has been fined €7,500 after it emerged the restaurant hadn't even opened.

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France's Deezer hits pause on planned IPO
France's Deezer has its sights set on Sweden's Spotify. Photo: AFP

France's Deezer hits pause on planned IPO
October 28, 2015

France's Deezer has postponed its planned IPO, citing market conditions, in what would have been the first music streaming service to go public.

Frenchman sues Apple after iPhone leg burn
The man's iPhone 5C burned through his pocket. Photo: AFP

Frenchman sues Apple after iPhone leg burn
October 22, 2015

A man in eastern France is going on the attack against Apple after a burning iPhone left him with second degree burns to his leg.

Uber announces 20 percent fare cuts in Paris
Uber is facing stiff competition in Paris. Photo: AFP

Uber announces 20 percent fare cuts in Paris
October 08, 2015

Ride-booking service Uber said on Thursday that it would reduce passenger prices in the French capital by 20 percent in a bid to keep up with competition.

Driverless car makes Paris to Bordeaux trip
Look mum, no hands! The driverless Citroën C4 Picasso in action. Photo: PSA

Driverless car makes Paris to Bordeaux trip
October 06, 2015

A driverless Citroën has completed a 580-kilometre journey from Paris to Bordeaux in a move that poses a serious challenge to tech giant Google and its self-driving car project.

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