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Topic: France

Apple fined $1.2 billion by French antitrust watchdog

03/16/2020, 07:03 am

France's competitive authority has fined Apple, and two of its local wholesalers, over practices regarding pricing which amounted to an antitrust violation.

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French antitrust watchdog to fine Apple for anti-competitive behavior

03/12/2020, 03:03 pm

The French antitrust watchdog will levy a fine on Apple due to alleged anti-competitive practices, sources familiar with the matter said Thursday.

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US backs EU's call for a global digital tax deal

02/24/2020, 12:02 pm

The French government warns that failure to reach a single, international digital tax system would make business hard for firms including Apple -- and the US Treasury agrees.

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French fine Apple $27 million for battery patch that could slow down old iPhones

02/07/2020, 06:02 am

Apple has been fined by the French government for its 2017 patch that could slow down iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and iPhone SE units that had a depleted battery, and for not informing users that it was doing so.

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France will not apply digital tax on Apple & others while trade discussions continue

01/21/2020, 10:01 am

France's tax aimed at internet multinational companies like Apple, Amazon, Google, and Apple, has been postponed as U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron work together to avoid a rise in tariffs.

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France approves digital tax measures against Apple despite US pressure

07/13/2019, 12:07 pm

The French government has approved proposals for a tax on digital services, one that affects Apple and other major tech companies, despite concern the measure is unfairly targeting US-based companies in a bid to claw back tax revenue.

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U.S. to investigate planned French tax on Apple, other tech giants [u]

07/10/2019, 05:07 pm

President Donald Trump is planning to launch a probe into France's intent to implement a digital tax initiative targeting large internet companies, an investigation that could lead to tariffs or trade restrictions.

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Seven Apple Music 'Up Next' concerts coming to major Apple stores

07/01/2019, 11:07 am

Seven special concerts featuring Apple Music's "Up Next" lineup will take place at Apple stores in major cities, an official events coordinator revealed on Monday.

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Apple's iPads are transforming students' lives in multilingual European classrooms

06/12/2019, 03:06 am

Teachers across Europe are using iPads to help them work with students who are having to learn a new language as well as their regular lessons, including some who have never been in a classroom before.

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Revolut adds Apple Pay in latest update for users in France, Poland, UK

05/29/2019, 09:05 am

In its latest update to its app, Revolut's digital banking service has added support for Apple Pay in a few European countries.

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Key EU countries block draft of digital tax on tech corporations like Apple

04/08/2019, 09:04 am

This weekend, Sweden, Finland, Ireland and Denmark blocked a draft proposal of tax that would affect major tech corporations operating in the European Union.

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Apple's 'There's More to iPhone' campaign highlights environmental and data protection features in new videos

03/01/2019, 09:03 am

Apple has rolled out an advertising campaign titled "There's more to iPhone" to the United Kingdom and France, with a trio of videos and a corporate microsite highlighting how Apple and the iPhone handles and protects a user's data, recycles devices, and offers software improvements that even help older models go faster.

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Ultra-exclusive BeatsX + Sacai headphones to go on sale in Paris March 4

02/28/2019, 12:02 pm

Apple's Beats is linking with a Japanese fashion brand, Sacai, to sell a special-edition BeatsX -- but you may have to book a ticket to France to have a shot at it.

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Apple agrees to pay French government $571M in back taxes

02/05/2019, 07:02 am

Apple has made an agreement with the French government to make a payment reported to be around 500 million euros ($571 million), to cover back taxes owed by the iPhone producer to the country, following the completion of a lengthy audit.

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Apple translates 'Everyone Can Create' curriculum to new European languages

01/21/2019, 08:01 am

Apple on Monday released four new translations of the "Everyone Can Create" curriculum on Apple Books, meant to develop music, video, photo, and illustration skills -- specifically using Apple's iPad.

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Austria looking at raising taxes on Apple amidst European disagreement

12/31/2018, 09:12 am

Having failed to get all 28 European Union countries to back a plan to tax the likes of Apple and Amazon, the Austrian Chancellor has announced plans to follow France in implementing new national taxes on tech giants starting in 2020.

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France to hit Apple, other tech giants with new digital tax in January

12/17/2018, 10:12 am

France will introduce a new tax aimed at major technology companies, including Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, with the digital tax attempting to extract funds from the tech giants while other efforts to reform European tax law are underway.

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Looters rob Bordeaux Apple Store during French 'Yellow Vest' protests

12/10/2018, 08:12 am

The Bordeaux Apple Store was attacked during protests and riots against the French government across the country, with the store essentially cleaned out by the thieves.

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Apple previews luxurious Champs-Elysees store in Paris ahead of Sunday launch

11/15/2018, 08:11 am

Signaling the importance of the location, Apple on Thursday made a special announcement for its upcoming Champs-Elysees store, which opens in Paris on Sunday, November 18.

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AppleCare+ for Mac comes to Canada, Mexico, Europe and beyond

10/31/2018, 05:10 pm

Apple is bringing its AppleCare+ for Mac with accidental damage warranty coverage to several additional markets, giving customers in Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and large swath of Europe extra peace of mind for a price.

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