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Corporate espionage: Spying in the information age

Electronic trackers, scramblers and wiretapped computer keyboards. Those are some of the tools used in modern-day corporate espionage. It sounds like a James Bond movie and in some ways it does come close to fiction. Businesses are having to adapt to an era where information could be stolen within the blink of an eye. What are the risks for companies? We take a look back at history and we follow a team of people working to stave off corporate spies.

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2015-02-14 Europe

Philosophy: Is France falling behind in the race for ideas?

There are few countries around the world where philosophers make household names. France is one of them, and it's seen to have a rich philosophical tradition. But nowadays, are...

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2015-01-31 investment

Will Chinese investment bring good fortune to France?

In France, the Socialist government is trying to balance its budget, eager to prove to Brussels and to foreign investors that it's serious about making economic reforms. Last...

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2015-01-17 defence

Deals and defence: Selling French military know-how abroad

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2015-01-03 France

French Development Agency: A way to boost French business abroad?

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2014-12-20 gastronomy

Gastrodiplomacy: is French food losing its flair?

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