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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2014-02-12

France's Hollande in Silicon Valley to target US 'brain drain'

President François Hollande is the first French leader to visit Silicon Valley since François Mitterrand back in 1984. As he meets bosses of Silicon Valley technology giants, and French entrepreneurs trying their luck stateside, Hollande faces a tough challenge: to keep the next generation of French techies from leaving, and luring those in America back home. There are currently around 50,000 French expats living in the area.

By Valérie DEFERT , Sébastien VUAGNAT

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