Uber loses EU court case in fight against French criminal charges
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – France is entitled to bring criminal proceedings against local managers of ride-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] for running an illegal taxi service, the EU top court ruled on Tuesday, dealing the Silicon Valley start-up another legal setback.
Amazon has French grocery market in its sights, French boss tells paper
PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon aims to launch its grocery delivery service in France as part of global ambitions to expand in food retail, though the move is not imminent, its general manager for France said in a newspaper interview.
Spotify acquires French machine-learning music recommendation startup Niland
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Spotify acquires French machine-learning music recommendation startup Niland — – Spotify bought a French AI start-up called Niland that has a unique approach to music recommendations. — It’s in a race with Apple and Pandora to use AI and other methods to give music customers the best music-discovery experience.
Autonomous French cars come to Singapore
A new partnership between PSA Group and nuTonomy highlights growth in the self-driving car industry.