maurice levy

  • Vivatech concentrates France’s booming tech scene, and its minds

    Vivatech concentrates France’s booming tech scene, and its minds

    Something big happened in France over the last five years. Perhaps it was the economic crisis that added some much-needed shock-therapy. Perhaps it was an increasing friendliness toward tech entrepreneurship by the government. Indeed, yesterday the government passed a seismic new bill — the so-called “Digital Republic” bill — allowing far greater access to public data… Read More

  • Twitter CEO Says He Has No Idea How Many Users Opt Out Of Ads

    Twitter CEO Says He Has No Idea How Many Users Opt Out Of Ads

    Dick Costolo, the CEO of Twitter, says that it’s easy enough for consumers to opt out of tailored ads on Twitter, but he does not know how many actually go through the process of doing so. “You can opt out of tailored ads and content,” he told an audience today. But asked how many percentage-wise have done so, he would not say: “I do not know how many people have opted… Read More