You have not seen purple until you have seen these lavender fields in France [Amazing Photo of the Day]
Aside from French kissing, french fries, and french toast (which, by the way, the latter two are not French), what are the French known for? *Controls urge to make racist (?) French joke* The Eiffel Tower? Check. A president who divorces his wife and marries a supermodel while in office? [...]Read More »
The usual things people pirate are movies, music, games and sometimes even books. But let’s not forget the dark side of the internet, and that amongst all the media that I just mentioned, there is of course, pirated porn for download. Perhaps more importantly, let’s also not forget that sometimes [...]Read More »
While everyone in Paris (and the rest of the world) was celebrating the new year, some thieves decided that it was the perfect time to rob an Apple Store. But not just any ordinary robbery, this one involved masked men, guns, a getaway truck and over $1 million worth of [...]Read More »
The European Parliament has voted for a unified patent system that, if ratified, would take effect beginning 2014. Members have voted in favor of the new system in three separate votes but ratification is needed by at 13 states and must include France, Germany and the UK.
The new method [...]Read More »
French magazine L’Express is reporting that, last May, the computers in the offices of Nicolas Sarkozy (who was still president back then) were hacked by the “Flame” malware. This is that same malware that made headlines for being developed by the United States and Israel for intelligence and disruption purposes [...]Read More »
The entertainment industry always seems to be in limelight for attempts to curb Internet piracy. In this particular situation the battlefield is France with SNEP (a French music industry group) going after Google for ‘facilitating’ file sharing.
The SNEP brought a lawsuit against Google in France looking to force Google [...]Read More »
Today the Internet rules the world and the happenings all around the world, with its rise being marked by the mid 1990′s. But, further back, during the 1980′s, France had been laughing at the rest of the world thanks to its ‘state of the art’ Minitels.
To put it in [...]Read More »