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The top of the line versions of the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 became available in North America six months ago. Now they're finally hitting 10 new markets, including UK, China and Australia.
The Euro 2016 tournament kicks off on Friday, and ahead of that, the French authorities have released an app that will warn users of a terrorist attack for up to nine different regions in the country.
Early this morning Google's offices in France were raided by local authorities with up to 100 investigators present. A French prosecutor said the raid was part of investigation into tax obligations.
Android 7.0 is fast approaching, but Android 6.0 continues to slowly trickle out to more devices. One of the latest Samsung devices to get the Marshmallow update is its 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab A.
Virtual reality enthusiasts outside of the US can finally get their hands on a Google Cardboard headset, which is now available to purchase in Canada, the UK, France, and Germany via the Google Store.
Microsoft is rewarding the efforts of its Windows Insider community in France, by offering them 10% off a Surface Book laptop or Surface Pro 4 tablet, as well as a free Surface Dock worth €229.
Having already made its way to the Galaxy S6 edge+ in India and the US, Samsung has begun rolling out its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to the extra-large handset in France too.
The Surface Type Cover with Fingerprint ID has been a US exclusive until now - but today, Microsoft opened pre-orders in various markets including the UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, and more.
AdDuplex has published its latest monthly breakdown of Windows handset usage, but admits that it erroneously overstated the proportion of devices running Windows 10 Mobile in recent months.
The Surface Book - which Microsoft calls 'the ultimate laptop' - is now available in several European markets, just a few weeks after the company opened its first international pre-orders.
The French government says it will increase taxes on petrol in the wake of low oil prices, to help fund a project which will see 1,000 km of road be paved with solar panels.
Bouygues Telecom is the latest carrier to announce details of its Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for existing devices - including the Lumia 532, 640, 830, 930, 1520, and others - starting next week.
Microsoft has now opened pre-orders for its Surface Book in France and Germany, with prices starting from €1,649 - but just four models will be available there, versus the six offered in the US.
Microsoft will open pre-orders for its Surface Book tomorrow in several markets around the world, including many across Europe - although shipments won't actually begin there until mid-February.
AdDuplex's latest stats show another big monthly increase in Windows 10 Mobile usage, and also reveal which is more popular between Microsoft's new Lumia 950 and 950 XL flagships in various markets.
Reaction grips France following the Paris attacks in November. French security forces propose a complete ban on Tor network usage in the country, and a ban on public Wi-Fi during a state of emergency.
BLU has launched its Win JR LTE and Win HD LTE in Europe, priced from just £69/€99; and in India, starting at Rs.5,999. Both devices include 4G, dual-SIM support, and the latest Snapdragon 410 CPUs.
Microsoft's Cortana assistant will be finally learning better French before the end of the year and her new language skills will be put to good use once Windows 10 Mobile launches in France.
Microsoft brought Cortana in Windows 10 to six new markets with build 10041 - but not everyone has got it working yet. A Microsoft engineer has now explained the problem, and how it can be resolved.
Google may be fined for not paying $1bn in taxes to the French government over the past couple of years, although the company states that they have been compliant with French law
Following a decision by a French regulatory body, Google has been forced to post a privacy warning on its French domain after failing to inform citizens of what happens to their personal data.
Good news for PC gamers hoping to get their hands on Grand Theft Auto V, as listings for a PC version of the game have appeared on Amazon's German and French sites, including the option to pre-order.
A court in France has ordered Microsoft, Google and Yahoo to block 16 video streaming sites from their search results, thanks to the determination that the sites offer pirated content.
Microsoft has turned a hotel in Paris, France into the "Xbox One Hotel" through to the end of November, complete with Ryse-themed hotel rooms and playable Xbox One demos.
It sounds like France may also have their very own PRISM-like spying network, gathering data from the Internet into a centralized database housed underground. Which country will be announced next?
Microsoft has confirmed that its Surface Pro tablet will launch in the UK, Germany, France, Australia and 15 other markets by the end of May, with Russia, Singapore and others being added in June.
French regulators are asking government prosecutors to investigate Skype because of the Microsoft subsidiary's failure to register as a telecommunications operator under French law.
A document, the "Report on Eliminating Gender Stereotypes" includes a little clause that wants to ban access to adult content in the European Union. Controversial, and it's being debated on Tuesday.
Following recent investigations, French tax authorities are demanding a payment of €52.5m ($70m) from Microsoft, amid disputes over the company's accounting and tax policies there.
Four armed robbers stole over $1.6 millions of product from Apple's store in Paris France on New Year's Eve and hurt one of Apple's store employees in the process.
If you happen to be in France and have been waiting to get your hands on the Surface, we have good news for you as the tablet is now on sale at FNAC with a starting price of 589 Euros.
The Microsoft Store websites in France and Germany have both placed back orders of between one to two weeks for the Windows RT version of the upcoming Surface tablet.
Nokia has confirmed pricing for its two new Windows Phones, the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, in France; while the company's UK division also revealed some eyewatering prices for the devices' accessories.
Some things in this world are ridiculous, like the world "phalanges", but somehow that's not quite as ridiculous as the 11.7 quadrillion euro fine a woman was asked to pay to close her phone account
Researchers in France and the United States have created disposable touch-pads, bringing us all one step closer to the future depicted in some forms of media.
Despite a law being passed in France to make life harder for pirates, music sales are not increasing. In fact, they're still falling, and nobody can say with certainty why.
A new and striking TV commercial for Nokia's Lumia 800 has been spotted on the Internet, showing a group of diverse people heading for a bright light that turns out to be the Windows Phone device.
Thanks to France’s new controversial Hadopi anti-piracy legislation, over 18 million file-sharers were tracked since the law was introduced in October of last year. Of these 18 million file-sharers, 1 million random IPs were reported...
You see these kinds of phrases all the time on TV shows. A news commentator might ask you to "like our station on Facebook". A celebrity might say on the radio that fans can follow...
According to AFP, twenty of the world's top Internet companies, including eBay, Dailymotion, Facebook and Google, are filing a complaint with France's highest court against a directive which would make each company keep users' personal...
Microsoft had quite the issue on its hands when their first update caused issues for 10% of its user base. Microsoft was originally going to push out the NoDo update on March 8, but with...
Documents relating to the G20 summit held in Paris last month came under attack in December from unknown sources. The French finance ministry has begun an investigation into the attack, according to the BBC, and...
Following in the footsteps of Germany last week, France is now advising its population to use an alternative browser pending a patch for an Internet Explorer vulnerability. The French Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) published an...
A bill requiring French ISPs to disconnect people who are caught downloading or sharing illegal content three times has been given approval by Senate. The controversial legislation will mean that illegal file-sharers will receive a...
The French National Assembly has shot down a bill that would have given music and movie industries an overwhelming amount of power to shut off end users internet access after a three strikes rule. "Under...
Apple was forced to end exclusive iPhone contract deals with Orange in France. The immediate effect of the contract, which offers the latest iPhone to all of France via Apple and Telecom SA (Orange)...
Plans by the French government to require Internet service providers to throw persistent pirates off the Internet are now closer to becoming law. The French Senate voted 297 to 15 in favour of the law,...
Britain could follow France in cutting Internet access to users who repeatedly download music or films illegally. In France, warning messages are sent to those who frequently download music or films illegally. If the messages...
Did you hear the one about Amazon? It offered free shipping in France, got sued for it by the French Booksellers' Union, and lost. Now it's choosing to pay €1,000 a day rather than follow...