France

French watchdog halts iPhone 12 sales due to too much radiation

Apple should stop selling the iPhone 12 in France due to above-threshold levels of radiation, according to an assistant minister of the French digital economy, writes Reuters with reference to the newspaper Le Parisien. The French national frequency agency ANFR has notified Apple of its decision to ban sales of ... Read more

Emmanuel Macron blames social media and video games for outbreak of violence in France

French President Emmanuel Macron has blamed social networks TikTok, Snapchat and video games for the outbreak of violence in France, writes Kotaku. As you know, in any uncertain situation, video games and social networks should be blamed for everything. French President Emmanuel Macron seems to have learned this lesson well. ... Read more

France is investing €2.9 billion in the construction of a STMicroelectronics microchip factory

The French government is investing €2.9 billion (about $3.1 billion) in the construction of a microchip factory by STMicroelectronics and GlobalFoundries. This is reported by France24. Both the US and the EU, as part of countering China’s global dominance of the microelectronics market, protecting supply chains and their own manufacturers, ... Read more