Google to pay for ‘high quality’ news in three countries — BBC

Google says it will pay some news outlets for "high-quality" stories that it uses amid pressure from publishers, according to a BBC report. Here is...

France fines Google $57 million over data transparency — Engadget

The country claims Google violated the GDPR with opaque policies, writes Jon Fingas. Here is the link:

France to invest €1.5 billion in artificial intelligence by 2022 — France 24

France will invest $1.85 billion (€1.5 billion)  into artificial intelligence (AI) research and development up to 2022, reports France 24. Here is the link:

GE opens Digital Foundry collaborative space in Paris; says more spaces coming up

When Credit Lyonnais built itself a grand new office near the Opera in the center of Paris in the 1870s, it used a piece...

Publicis Acquires Sapient For $3.7 Billion

French advertising behemoth Publicis is buying Boston-based technology and consultancy service company Sapient in an all-cash transaction for $25.00 per share, or $3.7 billion. The...