[INSIDERS] The 7 Tech Info You Shouldn’t Miss

by bold-lichterman

  • N26 launches savings accounts with Berliners Raisin.
  • Emmanuel Macron’s e-mailing strategy during the campaign decrypted.
  • Volkswagen France offers the offices and meeting rooms of its dealerships for reservation on base10.
  • More than 500 million devices run Windows 10.
  • Smart City: where are the sensors?
  • ePressPack chosen by Suzuki for its press relations.
  • The nominations: Raphaël de Andréis, Julien Carette, Thomas Rossignol…

N26Mobile banking N26 continues its offensive. The German company now offers its customers to open a savings account from the app. For now, this new feature is only available in Germany.

To launch savings accounts, N26 entered into a partnership with Raisin, a Berlin start-up that is developing an online platform to allow its clients to invest their savings in banks across Europe, without incurring any fees. . The platform acts as a link between customers and European banks to offer term accounts of the Livret A or PEL type. N26 specifies that customers, who open a savings account, will be able to benefit from an interest rate of up to 1.5% per year.

Last March, N26 passed the 300,000 customer mark. In France, the German FinTech claims to garner 2,000 new users per week.

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emmanuel-macronHow did the various presidential candidates use emailing to communicate about their programs, public appearances, and other news bounces? Did the future President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron use emails differently from his opponents? This is the question asked by Mailjet, specialist in marketing and transactional emails.

First observation, in the weeks preceding the first round of the elections, Emmanuel Macron sent on average 2 e-mails per day to his community, where Marine Le Pen only sent one every two days on average. Another lesson of the study, the future President of the Republic chose to communicate above all on his program and his public appearances. The other candidates put forward their multimedia content (videos, etc.). Visual, synthetic content, use of emoji: Emmanuel Macron used all the codes of effective digital communication.

** Study carried out from March 6 to April 20, 2017, on the e-mailing strategies of 10 presidential candidates. Only Philippe Poutou is not included in the study, in the absence of a newsletter registration form on his site.
Photo credit: Wikipedia

thierry-sybordVolkswagen France joins forces with the company base10, specializing in the sharing of workspaces, to offer the offices and meeting rooms of its network of concessions for reservation on the start-up’s platform.

Our agencies and concessions represent real opportunities for those who are looking on an ad hoc basis, around them or on the move, for suitable, professional and friendly places to work. It is also a way to offer an innovative customer experience and to create new relationships.“, highlighted Thierry sybord, director of Volkswagen France.

This is one of the first announcements of the Build 2017 conference, aimed at Microsoft developers. Almost two years after the official launch of Windows 10, more than 500 million terminals now work under this OS.

If Windows 10 beats its predecessors, Windows 7 and Windows 8, in terms of speed of adoption, Microsoft, which was targeting the billion devices equipped in the space of 2 to 3 years, has revised its objectives downwards. 4 weeks after its official launch, 75 million computers were already equipped with the new OS, and after 10 weeks, Windows 10 passed the 200 million user mark.


Source: Venture Beat

The Smart City is one of the key issues for the years to come. And for good reason, by 2050 70% of the world’s population will live in a city. How will connected objects make it possible to respond to the problems of optimizing space and the use of resources in urban areas? Elements of response with the infographic produced by the Future of Privacy Forum, which lists all the sensors that can be installed in town. Transport, telecoms, public services: so many areas directly impacted by IoT.


Read also: How the smart city will shape the contours of the IoT value chain

The car manufacturer Suzuki chose to work with ePressPack for the digitization of its media relations and the creation of its newsroom. The start-up has already collaborated with several other car brands such as Skoda or Aston Martin.

raphael-de-andreisHavas Group is raising the bar for its managers

Raphaël de Andréis adds a string to his bow within Havas Group. The CEO of Havas Media Group also becomes Chairman of Havas Village France. Julien carette As for him, he takes up the post of CEO of the Havas Paris agency. Until now, he held the position of President of Havas Event and CEO of Havas Worldwilde Paris. Raphaël de Andréis and Julien Carette retain their current functions.

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thomas-nightingaleThomas Rossignol promoted to Software Director Development at Sparklane

Sparklane announces the appointment of Thomas Rossignol as Director of Software Development. He was previously API Manager.

Fatiha-ElMouktafiTBWA Corporate strengthens its teams

TBWA Corporate appoint two new collaborators. Jean Leydier becomes Social Media Manager. He previously held the position of external HR digital communication manager for Le Crédit Agricole. Fatiha ElMouktafi (photo) arrives at the post of digital consultant. She was previously a project manager and digital consultant for Good Morning Crowdfunding.

lagardereAnne Billaz Le Leap becomes Managing Director of Lagardère Active Enterprises

Anne Billaz Le Leap is appointed general manager of Lagardère Active Enterprises. She previously held the position of General Secretary.

Priscilla-SineyPriscilla Siney joins Alchimie as Chief Content Officer

Alchemy announces the arrival of Priscilla siney as Chief Content Officer. She previously held the position of Director of Sales and Acquisitions for Shine France.

Pierre-Emmanuel-de-SomeEctor strengthens its teams

The start-up Ector announces the arrival of two new collaborators. Pierre-Emmanuel of Certain is appointed Marketing Director. He previously held the position of Growth Hacker for Tapbuy. As for Victor Duprez, he arrives at the position of CTO. He was previously an agile web developer for Theodo.

paul-guilletPaul Guillet joins Vivino as Country Manager France

Paul Guillet joined Vivino as Country Manager France. He was previously VP Sales of Plugwine.

SACEM is looking for his / her Tester (M / F)

Sacem, society of authors, composers and music publishers, has the essential mission of collecting and distributing the rights of creators and music publishers when their works are broadcast or reproduced. It defends and protects the interests of its 157,000 members and also supports creation through its cultural action. Sacem is one of the most important authors’ societies in the world and represents a repertoire of 100 million works.

We are looking for a tester (10-month fixed-term contract) for our Customer Department, the Network Department. Composed of more than 650 people spread over 70 sites in mainland France and the overseas departments, its main mission is to collect copyright from more than 500,000 customers (restaurants, shops, nightclubs, concerts, etc.).


Within the MOA team of the Network Department, you will carry out business revenue operations for the applications used on a daily basis by the employees of this Department.

In this context, your main missions will be:

  • Identify requirements and write recipe protocols from specifications or US

  • Ensure the execution of tests

  • Update test monitoring tools (Jira, Quality Center)

  • Perform the automated scenarios with the test robot (HP UFT)

  • Produce weekly revenue reports

  • Propose the necessary actions as part of the process of continuous improvement of the business recipe (processes, tools)

Apply here.