[INSIDERS] An autonomous car in Paris …

by bold-lichterman

Autonomous carOn the occasion of the 7th edition of Future in the Seine, the Institute for Energy Transition VeDeCom (Low-carbon and communicating vehicle) will present an electric, autonomous and connected vehicle in Paris. Operational in manual or delegated driving, it can be tested by the general public from Thursday 9 to Saturday 11 June.

The autonomous car will circulate in the French capital on a journey of approximately 2.5 kilometers between the Carreau du Temple and the Gaîté lyrique, the two flagship places of Futur en Seine. For the first time, it will be possible to drive in Paris without hands …

laurent-de-la-clergerieLDLC, a Lyon e-merchant specializing in the sale of electronic products, has just announced the opening of a concept store in Le Mans on June 3. This will be the group’s 16th physical store. By 2021, Laurent de la Clergerie, president and founder of LDLC, has set himself the goal of having a network of 100 stores in France. Already, 4 additional shops should be opened before the end of the summer.

Stanislas de RémurOn the occasion of the publication of its results for the 2015 financial year, Oodrive presented his outlook for the current year. With a turnover of 37 million euros last year, the French software publisher specializing in secure cloud wishes to increase this brand 5 units above to establish it at 42 million euros. ‘by the end of the year.

Established in Europe, with branches in France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, but also in Brazil and Asia, Oodrive claims more than a million users around the world. As part of its strategy, the start-up wishes to continue this internationalization in the coming months. “Our desire for external growth encourages us to discuss with German and Swiss companies in order to make possible acquisitions.», Explains Stanislas de Rémur, CEO of Oodrive.

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The bar of 3 million contactless transactions carried out in one year was crossed in Europe between May 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016, according to the latest Visa Europe figures published on Wednesday, May 25. This figure has tripled compared to the same period a year earlier. In terms of frequency of use, one in five local stores is now spent using this method (compared to one in 60 in 2013).

In France, contactless payment flows exceeded 2 billion euros between May 2015 and April 2016, with an average transaction amount between 8 and 12 euros.

It should be noted that this data only concerns contactless payments made via Visa cards over the last twelve months.

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LK Consulting, a company specializing in digital marketing, is publishing an infographic on Wednesday 25 May presenting its vision of the digital transformation of French companies.


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