Here are the experts who will help shape Europe’s AI policy

The European Commission has announced the names of 52 experts from across industry, business and civil society who it has appointed to a new High Level Group on AI which will feed its strategy and po

Orange is launching Orange Bank on November 2

French telecom company Orange is launching a bank. But it turns out that launching a bank is harder than expected. After many delays, Orange CEO Stéphane Richard finally announced that Orange Bank

Facebook launches telco infrastructure accelerator with Orange

Back in February, the Facebook -led Telecom Infrastructure Project led a call to put $170 million into startups focusing on solutions to improve infrastructure: the switching technologies, engineerin

Orange is launching a bank because reasons

French telecom company Orange is launching a bank this Summer in France. Orange CEO Stéphane Richard listed some of the features behind Orange Bank this morning at a press conference. And let’s jus

Mobile and enterprise are the keys to VR/AR scale

Though PC and console VR are the sexier formats we’re all excited about, is mobile where VR will really scale in the near term? This is a question I’ve been posing to investors and innovators.

Orange invests $85M in Africa Internet Group, Africa’s first billion dollar tech firm

There's more money for Africa Internet Group (AIG), the Rocket Internet-backed company that became Africa's first tech unicorn last month when it landed a $326 million investment at a valuation of mor

Orange Is Thinking About Acquiring Bouygues Telecom

Who will buy Bouygues Telecom? Rumor has it that the telecom company has been looking for a buyer for a while now. And it looks like <a target="_blank" href="

France’s Orange Launches Digital Ventures, A $23M Fund For Early Stage Investments

Orange, the big French carrier with 240 million customers formerly known as France Telecom, is today unveiling its latest bid to get closer to little startups, and appear a little cooler in the proces

Orange Partners Its Startup Accelerator With Visa, Moët, And LG

This morning, Orange, a large French telecom, announced that it has secured a number of partner companies to support its fourth startup accelerator batch, forming what it un-ironically and patly calls

Orange Gives All Of Its Data To France’s NSA

Orange has been cooperating allegedly illegally for years with France’s main intelligence agency (the DGSE). According to a newly found report by Edward Snowden and an investigation by Le Mond

Microsoft Is Interested In Buying Stake In Dailymotion

Orange CEO Stéphane Richard talked with BFM Business at the Mobile World Congress about Dailymotion — as a reminder, the YouTube competitor is fully owned by Orange. The French telecom company

Orange Fab Accelerator Opens In France, Plans More Around The World

Telecommunication giant Orange unveiled its plan for its startup accelerator named Orange Fab. In addition to announcing that the program is now taking applications for French startups, the company sa

Facebook Home Hits The Rocks In Europe, With UK And France Launch Of HTC First Delayed Indefinitely

More signs today the HTC First might also be the last smartphone to ship with Facebook Home pre-installed: UK carrier EE confirmed today that the first Facebook Home phone won't be launching in the UK

AT&T And France Telecom The First Carriers For Facebook Home, Starting With $99.99 HTC First Device

Facebook today <a target="_blank" href="">announced</a> that AT&T and France Telecom/Orange are the first two carriers to be part of its Facebook Ho

Orange Throws Its Weight Behind Tizen OS, With Phones Launching In France In Q3 — Other Markets In 2014

All the mobile OS underdogs are coming out to play at this year's Mobile World Congress, rushing in to fill the void left by Google's lack of any Android marketing mania. Now it's Tizen's turn. At an

Orange Acquired Dailymotion For $168 Million By Buying Out Remaining 51% Stake [Update: Orange Confirms]

Back in January 2011, Orange <a href="">acquired</a> 49 percent of <a target="_blank"

Orange Ramps Up Own-Brand Range With 3 More Android Handsets, And Its First LTE Device, Has Sights On Windows Phone

Perhaps aware of the tsunami of news that will hit during <a target="_blank" href="">Mobile World Congress</a>, we are seeing an increasing amount of news releases c

Fujitsu Finally Enters Europe’s Smartphone Market With A Senior-Focused Android Device With France Telecom, Starting In June

It was <a href="">exactly a year ago</a> that news began to surface of Fujitsu's intention to come to Europe

Baidu’s Mobile Browser Steps Out Of Asia And Into Africa With Exclusive France Telecom Deal

A big step forward for China's search giant <a target="_blank" href="">Baidu</a> as it looks to raise its international profile and credibility in mobile: the company has <a target

Startup Claims That Party Call, France Telecom’s Facebook Calling App, Was Its Idea

Two weeks ago, <a target="_blank" href="">France Telecom</a>-owned carrier Orange <a href="
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