No, the new iPhone will not be a low-cost model

The 2013/09/12 at 14:33
5c as in 5 colours. Blue, green, pink, yellow and white. What’s new about the new iPhone is a design reinvented by Jonathan Ive. From 20 September, the iPhone 5c will be available for 599 euros (off-contract...

Video Article - EDF Entreprises: turning energy into a lever of competitiveness

The 2013/08/07 at 08:19
Now gathered under the one banner, innovative EDF offers targeting enterprises propose to meet their gas...

CCI of Nice Côte d’Azur - Towards smart energy grids

The 2013/08/02 at 07:49
The CCI of Nice Côte d’Azur is laying down the foundations of a global project in favour of more dynamic smart energy grids in its territory.

CCI of Toulouse: defining tomorrow’s levers of growth

The 2013/07/29 at 08:24
Following a vast field study, the CCI of Toulouse has described the axes of development requiring extra ...

Kupoya: when social life means business

The 2013/07/22 at 14:32
Few weeks ago, Commerce International acquired the intellectual property of the Tel Aviv-based Israeli s...

London: Tech City stands out as a new technological hub

The 2013/07/12 at 07:45
Launched in November 2010 by the British government, Tech City today assembles 1,300 companies active in...

The CCI of Grenoble supports smart mobility

The 2013/07/09 at 09:12
Grenoble is intent on becoming a “smart city of the future” as quickly as possible. Innovative solutions...

Savoye: progressive logistics for greater flexibility

The 2013/07/03 at 08:45
What with its innovative mechanisation, automation and storage solutions as well as IT offers adapted to...

CCI Paris - France-Israel, promoting bilateral hi-tech cooperation

The 2013/04/24 at 08:20
Hi tech was on the agenda at the 12th France-Israel Economic and Technological Forum. The objective of t...

CCI France: French industry on track

The 2013/04/23 at 07:56
From 19 March to 18 April, the “Industrie & Innovation” train covered 6,500 kilometres on French territo...

Video Article - Auchan Direct: your shopping in just a few clicks

The 2013/04/19 at 08:52
In the space of a few years, Auchan Direct has become the French market leader in home shopping. The bra...

Video Article - Altera: supporting company evolution beyond the French borders…

The 2013/03/28 at 09:23
Altera, a consultancy and training firm set up in 2009, specialises in the operational implementation of...

Telecommuting breaks through in French companies

The 2013/03/21 at 08:17
Obstacles to telecommuting in France are being cleared away, slowly but surely. This work mode presents ...

A new springboard for innovation

The 2013/03/05 at 08:13
The CIR (Crédit Impôt Recherche or Research Tax Break), undergoing its umpteenth reform, is now backed up by the CII (Crédit Impôt Innovation or Innovation Tax Break). A bonus for innovative enterprises prov...

The Accélérateur de Croissance, experience and dynamism

The 2013/02/25 at 08:07
Opening just a few days ago in the Pont de Sèvres district in Paris, the first Accélérateur de Croissance aims to boost participating start-ups by introducing a new model in the French entrepreneurial landsc...

Foreign direct investments: France scores well

The 2013/02/04 at 09:04
Defying talk on fiscal conditions, social charges and employment law in France, foreign investors increased the number of the jobs they created in France in 2011 by almost 19 %. Even better, the results of I...

R&D: German businesses still at the cutting edge

The 2013/01/29 at 08:37
Almost one-half of German businesses will be increasing their R&D budgets this year. This strategy translates their intentions to maintain their technological advance during these times of crisis. Indeed, no...

Autolib, mobility in full liberty

The 2013/01/15 at 09:26
With 1,750 electric cars in circulation, 750 rental stations and 50,000 subscribers, Autolib has, ever s...

a-SIS: logistical solutions adapted to new challenges

The 2013/01/11 at 07:58
The company a-SIS sets itself apart from its rivals via its comprehensive software package offers adapte...

Video Article - NAVAHO: Dematerialisation in full security

The 2012/12/20 at 09:17
At Navaho, a French cloud computing player, 200 persons all over the country work together to offer extr...

Businesses prone to cybercrime

The 2012/12/19 at 08:29
As smartphones become more widespread and are increasingly used in professional contexts, businesses are finding themselves victims of new forms of cybercrime.

Video article. How to become the new e-commerce star?

The 2012/10/04 at 07:23
Vente-privee.com, Seloger.com, PriceMinister.com, Deezer.com, 1000mercis.com and Criteo.com: these are six French web successes that have whetted the envy of many an entrepreneur. Feel like following their e...

IT security: A response to new threats

The 2012/09/27 at 09:02
As mobile devices and social networks take off, technological dangers are taking on a new face – a growing trend that security software editors are now taking into account.

E-commerce: Leaders weaving their web

The 2012/06/23 at 05:30
The soar of e-commerce is primarily beneficial to the giants in the sector. But with the arrival of competitors from the world of mass retailing, these big names are doubling up their vigilance and investing...

E-commerce: 1&1 offers a flexible and economical solution

The 2012/06/13 at 07:00
The administration and improvement of websites, key showcases for businesses today, are tasks that may stretch the limits of small businesses. Identifying this pitfall, 1&1 offers a flexible and economical s...

German Chambers looking out for their community

The 2012/05/16 at 11:30
Business creation, training, seminars… no piece of information escapes the notice of social networks, a ...

Spanish CCIs: Social networks to draw businesses

The 2012/05/15 at 07:45
Given that businesses are no longer required to pay Chambers membership fees, Spanish CCIs have been for...

British Isles CCIs join in the web 2.0 game

The 2012/05/14 at 14:30
Present on a majority of social networks, Irish and British Chambers of Commerce are using these communication tools to reach out to a wider public and to keep up to date.

French CCIs: Social networks a source of inspiration

The 2012/05/11 at 08:30
The Chambers of Commerce of Paris, Loiret and Montpellier are amongst the structures that are using soci...

SMEs face the demands of Internet

The 2012/05/02 at 05:29
The e-commerce market is restrictive for SMEs. To find success, they must be extremely specialised and offer niche products. Marketplaces are an interesting springboard for an SME to carve out a spot for its...

Nokia and RIM, the fall

The 2012/04/19 at 05:40
The two telecom firms can no longer compare with Apple and Google.

Business angels in the social network era

The 2012/04/16 at 05:40
Financing angels are spreading their wings on Internet. Smart Angels, an online investment platform, launched in January 2012, offers SMEs a Web alternative to traditional business angels.

Syged: Tackling electronics management

The 2012/04/02 at 08:21
Confronted by the need to manage both physical and dematerialised documents, SMEs can often do with help...

Biomimicry: soon to be a European standard

The 2012/03/06 at 06:38
The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has proposed to its members the creation of a t...

FagorBrandt: innovation in favour of sustainable development

The 2012/02/15 at 16:10
Local production of a diversified, coherent and complementary range of household goods that combine performance, energy savings and innovation. This is the aim of the Fagor Group that adheres to respecting t...

La Cantine, the avant-garde in coworking

The 2012/02/14 at 13:41
The first collaborative working space focusing on digital technology in Ile-de-France, the association L...

Video article. Auraria: "Our prime sales vector is our web site"

The 2012/02/07 at 15:42
Auraria gives individuals the opportunity to invest in the renowned safe investment. The company makes gold available for purchase from 60 euros, offering traceability and maximum quality to boot.

Digital security: focus on the French society Gemalto

The 2012/02/03 at 10:25
As a digital security leader, Gemalto achieves over 93 % of its turnover outside France, chiefly thanks to its swift development on the digital identity document market.

Promoting the assets of telecommuting in Region Ile de France

The 2012/02/02 at 14:08
The Ile-de-France wishes to accompany the development of teleworking, a source of social and environmental progress when undertaken on a voluntary basis. An interview with Jean-Paul Planchou, Vice-President ...

CCI Entreprendre en France launches a five-week web campaign

The 2012/01/13 at 10:55
The association launched a minisite on 9 January. Its purpose: to promote CCI expertise in support for business creation.

Business portrait: Fretbay.com

The 2012/01/09 at 17:25
Set up in January 2008, Fretbay.com facilitates the access of individuals and companies to professional movers.

Picture the ideal business gift

The 2011/12/29 at 13:06
Whether it is to thank clients for their loyalty or to re-motivate employees, business gifts are in line with a business strategy focused on satisfaction. And in a society where the image is king, what is mo...

La Poste: Backing innovation

The 2011/12/29 at 10:05
To face its competition, the French group is placing its bets on renewal and filling out its range of se...

How do you protect your confidential documents?

The 2011/12/28 at 10:14
Within the space of a decade, Data Room Services has become a reference name for data protection. This SME founded in Germany has managed to develop by offering a digital data room: quick, simple to use and ...

France, the world’s leading exporter of road technologies

The 2011/12/06 at 06:30
After a difficult 2010, the road construction market in France got back on track in 2011.

Web hosting: focus on the French OVH

The 2011/12/01 at 09:09
For an effective web site, a company needs to choose a good web host. As a leader in France and Europe, the company OVH relies on top technology, innovation and competitive prices. An interview with Henryk K...

Oxybul Éveil et Jeux opens a new concept store in Lille

The 2011/12/01 at 06:45
Fun and connected, this retail outlet may serve as a model for the 40 others under the brand throughout ...

In Spain, export and innovation to ward off the crisis

The 2011/11/30 at 06:40
Despite the crisis, the Spanish company Gowex is coping thanks to globalisation and innovation.

OVH: Web hosting at the right price

The 2011/11/28 at 06:40
As a leader in France and Europe, the company OVH relies on top technology, innovation and competitive p...

Saint-Gobain Seva bets on R&D to expand internationaly

The 2011/11/25 at 09:42
Thanks to the diversity of its offer and strong R&D activities, the company Saint-Gobain Seva, a subsidi...

StudiVZ, the German Facebook clone, tripped up by its model

The 2011/11/25 at 06:40
On the Web, survival depends on innovation. A costly lesson that the “German Facebook” has learned.

Video article: HCLGlobal Meet 2011, still the same tune

The 2011/11/24 at 06:45
The Global Meet organised by the Indian company HCL Technologies took place from 13 to 15 November in Orlando, Florida.

US SMEs storm social networks

The 2011/11/09 at 06:30
The US Chamber and the National Federation of Independent Business are giving small US businesses the op...

Innovation: Towards earlier cancer diagnoses

The 2011/10/19 at 05:29
Set up in 2005, the company SuperSonic Imagine has developed ShearWave™ elastography, a unique ultrasound technique opening up the path for revolutionary methods in cancer diagnosis and therapeutic follow-up.

A new online tool for finding news clients

The 2011/10/17 at 05:30
With its Easybusiness platform, the Kompass web site allows subscribers to look for clients and to find out information on them. Bertrand Macabéo, Managing Director and General Maganger of Kompass, presents ...

A website for expatriates to buy french products

The 2011/10/12 at 05:55
Foodco recently launched the web site LaFranceaDomicile.com enabling French expatriates to order their favourite French products.

Cloud computing floats upward

The 2011/10/12 at 05:00
The players in the digital world swear exclusively by this hosting system. Cloud computing allows busine...

The CCI of Bordeaux has launched a social network for companies

The 2011/10/11 at 05:50
The CCI of Bordeaux is testing a social network for its local businesses. A successful experiment.

Goodyear reinforces its innovation-based strategy

The 2011/09/05 at 13:07
The Goodyear Innovation Centre Luxembourg (GIC*L) is one of the spearheads of the US group’s development...

The new stakes in intellectual property

The 2011/09/05 at 10:51
The Gevers group has been focusing on the protection of commercial and technological innovations for ove...

Navigation solutions for more cost-efficient trips

The 2011/09/02 at 14:32
On a fully expanding market, the company Dotmobil promotes expertise in GPS, geocoding and time stamping...

New technologies for discovering tomorrow's mine deposits

The 2011/08/20 at 14:14
Thanks to digital processing procedures combined with its field experience, Azimut Exploration can now i...

Rail freight specialist Europorte offers businesses all necessary services for transporting their goods.

The 2011/07/07 at 14:39
Europorte can rely on its 6 subsidiaries, coverage of major British and French railway connections, and a continually growing fleet. Wiith some of its locomotives operating on electricity, the group intends ...

The AIRIA group continues its policy of investments in human and material means

The 2011/07/06 at 14:41
As a frontline subcontractor of major plane constructors, the Airia group has savoir-faire allowing it t...

The Paris Air Show 2011 places a focus on innovation and a respect for the environment

The 2011/07/06 at 10:48
The 49th international Paris Air Show was held from 20 to 26 June in Le Bourget, near central Paris. Thi...

Web marketing tools

The 2011/05/30 at 10:11
Community management, referencing, web marketing… The commercial functions of Internet are developing at a galloping speed. Businesses sometimes equip themselves with “departments” in these domains even befo...

Apple has snatched from Google the title as the world’s most valuable brand

The 2011/05/30 at 08:44
Technological values are all pumped up. Four of the five companies at the top of the BrandZTop100 by Mil...

Spain: unequal backing for social networks

The 2011/05/27 at 10:24
The pioneering Chambers of Commerce of Madrid and Salamanca are collecting Facebook “friends”. The prese...

Google: “High-web SMEs grow more quickly”

The 2011/05/02 at 14:24
The Sales Strategy Manager of Google France reviews the tools and opportunities for businesses choosing ...

Are French executives addicted to Facebook?

The 2011/05/02 at 13:16
A national survey organised by L’Atelier BNP Paribas and carried out by IFOP has taken stock of the use ...

Research: an ecosystem conducive to innovation

The 2011/05/02 at 10:23
Promoted by public authorities and nourished by the private sector, the Israeli innovation machine has m...

Spain: a social network for trade

The 2011/05/02 at 07:37
In the form of a Spanish-language Facebook exclusively for the foreign trade sector in Spain and Latin A...

Technologies: Lexmark, 20 years on

The 2011/03/31 at 10:14
A designer of inkjet and laser printers, now also a specialist in printer management outsourcing, Lexmar...

Energy efficiency: a platform for future solutions

The 2011/03/31 at 08:35
Created in partnership with the Primagaz group, the Économie d’Énergie web site offers interactive suppo...

Googling all over the place

The 2011/03/02 at 09:33
An Internet specialist, consultant and trainer from the Netherlands, Henk Van Ess offers a method for optimising Google searches in order to avoid getting lost in the 26 billion available sources.

Wealth: more secure injections

The 2011/03/01 at 16:27
An injection system based on plunger-free syringes, allowing external manipulation to be avoided – here’...

Interview with François Cousin, president of the company Cousin Biotech

The 2011/03/01 at 16:18
An heir to cutting-edge industrial tradition, Cousin Biotech designs and manufactures implantable medica...

Viticulture: innovation that reaps results

The 2011/02/01 at 11:42
After the end of the Second World War, Bucher Vaslin made a name for itself as the global reference in g...

Institut Pasteur: distinction in medical research

The 2011/02/01 at 10:23
Known throughout the world for its scientific results, the Institut Pasteur guarantees its independence thanks to resources stemming from the generosity of the public and of companies. Financing that allows ...

Chamber of Commerce of La Réunion: biotechnologies focused on China

The 2011/01/31 at 09:43
This small French department in the Indian Ocean, the island of La Réunion, intends to take on the Asian...

Jean-Paul Verpoest (France Infra-Rouge) - In night-vision

The 2011/01/04 at 12:44
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Digital market - An extra powerful satellite

The 2011/01/04 at 12:28
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Technologies - Bringing optic fibre to the masses

The 2010/12/01 at 11:20
Since its creation in 1998, Completel has specialised in optic fibre services for businesses. This B-to-...

Institut Curie - The driving power of generosity

The 2010/12/01 at 11:00
The Institut Curie holds the French status of “public-interest foundation”. The financial contribution o...

Novagraaf France - Careful protection for innovation

The 2010/12/01 at 09:43
The Novagraaf group, one of the leaders in IP consultancy services, is characterised by close contact wi...

Marketing - Ethics in ICT

The 2010/11/30 at 14:59
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Dedicated software - Making the right choice

The 2010/11/30 at 14:48
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Clean technologies - The coming carbon software boom

The 2010/11/30 at 14:24
The market for carbon emission management software is on the brink of strong growth. Editors are getting...

Lévis (Quebec) - An avant-garde technology park

The 2010/11/30 at 13:32
Innoparc will place a priority on hosting research laboratories and high-tech businesses. What makes it ...

Southeast Asian Chambers of Commerce - 3G network: Thailand lags behind

The 2010/11/30 at 10:02
3G mobile phones have been available in Thailand for close to two years, but the introduction of the so-...

FNAC Éveil & Jeux - A web site in the midst of change

The 2010/10/05 at 09:51
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Technologies - More secure chairlifts

The 2010/10/04 at 14:53
To offer more security to chairlifts, Sommital has developed Magnestick, the only back protection system...

Lemer Pax - Innovation at the service of Mankind

The 2010/10/04 at 14:29
The innovative radiation protection specialist, Lemer Pax, based in Nantes-Carquefou (France), is to cel...

French Chambers of Commerce - AchatVille gets a makeover

The 2010/10/04 at 12:22
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Technologies - Novaled AG, the light revolution

The 2010/09/03 at 07:28
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) technology is currently revolutionising the lighting and flat-screen...

Financial information - Juicy Apple

The 2010/09/02 at 12:56
The Californian group has achieved its best ever quarter and is preparing to dethrone Microsoft.

The iPhone as a sales tool

The 2010/09/02 at 11:44
According to an IDC and Compuware survey, 78% of decision-makers believe that in 2012, their business wi...

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The 2010/09/02 at 11:41
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The 2010/09/02 at 11:37
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- Applications for the revolution

The 2010/09/02 at 11:12
Large business management applications rely on an IT base which guarantees them agility. However, only t...

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