The minister also expressed hope that the new taxation rules for the revenues of GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon) that the European Commission is expected to present at the end of March would start being implemented in Europe from the beginning of 2019.
France's consumer fraud watchdog agency DGCCRF confirmed that they were launching an investigation of Google and Apple, according to Reuters. On the one hand the country is courting them to set up operations in the country and on the other hand it is leading efforts at the European Union level to force them to pay more taxes in the countries where they operate, rather than in low-tax countries such as Ireland and Luxembourg where they've based their European subsidiaries.
He accused Google and Apple of imposing tariffs on developers wishing to sell their apps to the internet giants. In December, Le Maire's office filed a complaint against Amazon for allegedly abusing its suppliers with lopsided contract clauses and sought a record EUR10 million fine. The findings of a similar inquiry into Amazon a year ago are being reviewed by a tribunal, his office said.
As games have become more cinematic and told more personal stories, they've become a closer match for movies. Lara Croft will get a third shot at movie magic in a rebooted "Tomb Raider" film releasing this Friday.
The president is on his way to Yobe State, his first visit there since over 100 girls were abducted from their school in Dapchi. The incident happened four years after the insurgents kidnapped 276 female students of Government Secondary School, Chibok .
We're also getting the first seasonal event in the form of the Spring Blossom Festival, from April 6th to April 19th. Deviljho was used in past Monster Hunter games but specifics regarding the creature have been limited.
To no one's surprise the Republican Party jumped on Hillary's words and will attempt to use them against opponents in the midterm. Democrats, including her own former aides and advisors, are lining up to criticize her.
Halep attended 37-year-old Venus Williams' straight-set victory over 36-year-old sister and new mother Serena on Monday night. If Williams makes it through her quarterfinal match, she will again play back-to-back matches Thursday and Friday.
Copyright Office, and in November won "formal copyright protection" for all musical arrangements in " We Run Things ". Now: " We Run Things ", which is a great song, sounds absolutely nothing like " We Can't Stop ", which is not.
His plan may be disrupted, however, by Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who is reportedly considering firing him. Sources tell the newspaper that although they expect McCabe to be fired, no decision has been made yet.
Vernon Mayor Harry Shortway says a lot of people are upset about rescinded breaks, "but what are you going to do". Unlike the previous nor'easter, this storm targeted areas closer to the coast with up to two feet of snow.
Appeals court backs Texas, Trump in sanctuary city fight
Chris Turner, chairman of the Texas House Democratic Caucus, said the law, whether it is constitutional or not, is bad policy. His administration filed a lawsuit last week challenging three of the state's sanctuary laws, and on Tuesday Mr.
Met Office issues yellow weather warning for snow
Parts of western and northern Aberdeenshire, including a stretch of the busy A96, are included in the at risk area. In addition, snow showers are likely throughout Sunday in the South East, East Anglia and into the East Midlands.
Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area
The weather service said rain is likely Friday in the area, along with breezy conditions and a high in the mid- to upper 40s. The overnight low is expected to be near 37, with winds 8 to 17 miles per hour with gusts as high as 24 miles per hour .
Claire Foy's Netflix Pay Gap a Crowning Example of Disparity
At this time, representatives for Foy and Smith have not commented while Netflix declined to address the shocking pay discrepancy. However, critics say this could only explain the first season - before Foy won a host of awards and nominations for the role.
Saudi Arabia Signals Commitment to Oil-Production Cuts
Gasoline stocks fell by 6.3 million barrels, compared with analysts' expectations in a poll for a 1.2 million-barrel drop. Now that crude prices are safely back up at well over $60 per barrel, American companies are taking advantage.