three-month extended licenses by Jersey

Fishing trawlers from Boulogne-sur-Mer (Pas-de-Calais), December 14, 2020. DENIS CHARLET / AFP Two days before the deadline for the outcome of negotiations between Brussels and London on fishing in the Channel Islands set for June 30, the Jersey government announced on Monday June 28 that it had accepted the three-month license extension. provisional contracts granted … Read more

Privacy, security, e-commerce … The boss of WhatsApp explains himself

Will Cathcart, patron de WhatsApp. FACEBOOK “The privacy protection people want is possible, thanks to a technology: end-to-end encryption”, launches Will Cathcart, the boss of WhatsApp. Thus, explains the manager of this Facebook subsidiary, “If you send a message or make a call to someone, only the recipient has access to it. Even we do … Read more

Cambodia relies on blockchain to reduce its dependence on the dollar

Serey Chea, Managing Director of the National Bank of Cambodia, in Phnom Penh, October 28, 2020. KYODO / MAXPPP How to draw inspiration from cryptocurrency technologies to strengthen payment systems and traditional currencies? In recent months, the major central banks have embarked on a race for innovation on the subject. Some of the most successful … Read more

“The EU and the United States are finally on the same wavelength to fight against the hegemony of the GAFA”

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler speaks on antitrust bills in Washington, DC, June 16, 2021. J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE / AP LCompetition is always healthy, especially when it aims to fight against… monopolies. In recent years, the European Union (EU) has felt very lonely in its fight against the dominant positions of the American internet … Read more

France is gaining in attractiveness, not in competitiveness

SEVERIN NATION A group of around a hundred multinational bosses (Intel, Netflix, Siemens, Moderna, JPMorgan, ThyssenKrupp, Adecco …) returned to the Palace of Versailles on Monday, June 28, to attend the 4e edition of Choose France, the annual summit organized by Emmanuel Macron since his election. The head of state, who had to cancel the … Read more

Millions of microcredit borrowers threatened by over-indebtedness

Repayment of microfinance loans, in northern Togo, in 2018. PHILIPPE LISSAC / PHOTONONSTOP VIA AFP From Asia to South America, anger is mounting against microfinance institutions. In the hills of Assam, in northeast India, thousands of women demonstrated in mid-June against the ” bullying “ microcredit organizations. Some even symbolically asked the authorities for permission … Read more

In Douai, in the North, the Chinese Envision will build batteries for Renault

At the Renault plant in Douai (North), in November 2014. PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP Are the old industrial lands of northern France mistaking for America or China, where are the “gigafactories” of batteries for electric cars growing? Monday, June 28, in Douai (North), President Emmanuel Macron was, in any case, to become a provider of … Read more

In Germany, Europa-Park hopes to quickly turn the page on the Covid-19 crisis

At Europa-Park, Rust (Baden-Wurtenberg), Germany, May 21. SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP On this Thursday, June 24, the car parks in Rust (Baden-Württemberg) of Europa-Park are only half full. The second largest amusement park in Europe, located a stone’s throw from the Franco-German border, reopened on May 21, but it was mainly the Germans who answered … Read more