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The daily price change ratio in European ecommerce

Some online stores tend to adjust their prices, so consumers won’t go ordering something at a competitor’s website. For Ecommerce News Europe, price tracking software provider Prisync looked at how many ecommerce websites in Europe change their prices daily and how high the stock-out ratio is in these countries. Prisync Continue reading

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Would Tesla want a former nuclear plant as a French factory? Government offers it up

What do you do with a decommissioned nuclear power plant? If you’re the French government, you offer the land it sits on to Tesla Motors as a potential new factory site. Tesla has mulled large-scale European production for some time, and French Energy Minister Segolene Royal believes she can get the company to commit with […]

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TravelerCar raises $5.6 million to expand peer-to-peer car sharing business

After raising €750,000 (about $837,093) back in July 2014, French peer-to-peer car sharing startup TravelerCar has raised €5 million (about $5.6 million) to bring its business to the next level. At the end of last year, TravelerCar acquired one its main competitors, Carnomise, bringing its total user base to over 100,000. The company aims to […]

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France fines Google over ‘right to be forgotten’ privacy violations

(Reuters) – The French data protection authority said it has fined Google 100,000 euros ($111,720) for not scrubbing web search results widely enough in response to a European privacy ruling. The only way for Google to uphold the privacy ruling was by delisting results popping up under name searches and linking them instead to outdated […]

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