Archive for August 2017

Air France Roll Dice on Millennial Market

  Joon, The High-Tech Air France subsidiary   Air France revealed plans this week for a new subsidiary, Joon. It will target the younger market of travellers in an increasingly digital world. In its statement, Air France said that Joon would be ‘especially aimed at young working clientele, the millennials (18 to 35 year olds), […]

FrenchTechFriday: le savoir de Stample

FrenchTechFriday: le savoir de Stample

« Un investissement dans le savoir rapporte toujours les meilleurs intérêts »   Cette phrase est de Benjamin Franklin mais elle aurait tout aussi bien pu être prononcée par l’équipe de Stample. Dans un temps où nous cherchons à relever de nombreux défis technologiques, le partage du savoir est la clé de voute de la réussite et […]

Microsoft acquiert Cycle Computing, spécialiste de l’orchestration du cloud

Microsoft acquiert Cycle Computing, spécialiste de l’orchestration du cloud

C’est une prise de choix dont vient de s’emparer Microsoft : en achetant Cycle Computing, le groupe fait entrer dans son giron le leader mondial de l’orchestration des traitement informatique dans le cloud. De quoi donner une belle avance technologique à son service cloud Azure – et mettre une « saine » pression sur ses concurrents AWS et […]

Goldman Sachs Granted Patent for SETLCoin Cryptocurrency

  Many industries such as asset or investment fund management and banking are loaded with inefficiency due to their standing as a trusted third party. As a result, cryptocurrency and blockchain projects have emerged to help reduce these inefficiencies. Goldman Sachs has introduced their own blockchain-based settlement network for resolving transactions across many levels of […]

Drone flying: the legal nightmare and the end of leisure flight

Landing on an aircraft carrier Not a week goes by without some news on a drone “misconduct” (latest was landing on one of UK’s aircraft carrier). They gather about as much interest as they spark fear. Try flying a drone, just about anywhere, and before you’re first battery is up, you’ll have a small crowd […]

French Tech Friday: Les débuts de Geomail

GEOMAIL: le petit nouveau   Qui se cache derrière Geomail, cet outil pour prospecter plus vite que son ombre? Basé en France et aux États Unis, la startup Geomail démarre très fort outre Atlantique malgré ses 6 petits mois d’existence. Retour sur une startup qui démarre en trombe avec son fondateur Sylvain de Muyck.   […]

Women in Tech – beyond the biology explanation

We’re not surprised to see so few female coders “Early May 2013. We must be about a hundred, gathered in front of the Free headquarters, in Paris. Age: around 20. Few girls but I’m not surprised“.   Thus starts an article written by a young lady going for the try-outs of the Tech Coding School […]

NASA Planetary Defense Coordination Office set to test Earth-saving device

Though a Planetary Defense Coordination Office sounds like something from a futuristic sci-fi movie containing giant lasers, alien bugs and a stereotypical hero, it is actually a very real department within NASA. Its duty? To protect planet Earth.   What is the Planetary Defense Coordination Office   The Planetary Defense Coordination Office is headed by […]

French Tech Friday: The Swello Story

How a summer break idea is tackling the big names in Social Media Management Tools (SMMT)   Meet Jonathan Noble, a 22-year-old French entrepreneur. Seven years ago (yep, your math is right), while in high school, he noticed his tweets were gathering more engagement when posted during school hours. Back in 2010, with no smartphone […]

Parity Hacked: More Than 30 Million Dollars Lost

Parity got hacked??   On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017, several Parity multisig (multisignature) addresses were compromised by a group of “MultiSig Blackhat Exploiters.” Since the attack, only 70,000 of the estimated 153,000 stolen ETH has been withdrawn by the blackhat group who was involved.   While the client itself was not directly breached, a contract […]