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    1. September 19, 2014

      Are social networks an answer to email overload?

      In 2011, Thierry Breton, chief executive at Atos, the information technology services provider, set an ambitious goal for...

    2. January 24, 2013

      Arnault says Belgian move can shield LVMH

      Bernard Arnault, Europe’s richest man, is determined to become a Belgian national as part of a succession plan aimed at...

    1. December 19, 2011

      The end of email?

      When Thierry Breton, chief executive of Atos, said the IT services company would ban use of internal email by 2014, it...

    2. FT Tech Hub

      December 5, 2011

      Xbox moves closer to set-top box with upgrade

      Tech news from around the web: Microsoft’s Xbox games console has taken a step towards coming a set-top box with its latest...

    3. August 29, 2011

      I am not a masochist but the rich must pay more

      Like all of us, I have watched in recent days as economists and oracles wail a chorus of lament on every screen, in every...

    4. July 8, 2011

      ‘Atomic Anne’ hits at France’s lack of vision

      Anne Lauvergeon, who as head of Areva represented the international face of French nuclear expertise for a decade, has...

    5. May 9, 2011

      BNP Paribas chairman to retire

      Michel Pébereau, France’s most influential banker, is retiring as chairman of BNP Paribas, the domestic bank he helped...

    6. February 17, 2011

      The trouble with office email

      In an unprecedented move to reduce information overload, Atos Origin, European IT services company, plans to ban employees...

    7. February 17, 2011

      Rise in operating margins at Atos

      Atos Origin announced its first dividend in two years as it saw an increase in operating margins, in spite of recording a...

    8. December 15, 2010

      Siemens and Atos to pursue broad alliance

      Thierry Breton and Peter Löscher were in no mood to be falsely modest on Wednesday. The chief executives of France’s Atos...

    9. December 14, 2010

      Siemens strikes tie-up deal with Atos

      Siemens is set to take an initial 15 per cent stake and a board seat in Atos Origin, the IT services group run by a former...

    10. February 18, 2010

      Atos seeks to expand market

      Atos Origin is targeting a big expansion of its payment transactions business in the next three years as it seeks to boost...

    11. March 26, 2009

      Chirac aide to quit Areva for top post at Wendel

      Areva, the French nuclear group, is set to lose its non-executive chairman to Wendel Investments, the family-controlled...

    12. March 26, 2009

      Areva chairman to join Wendel Investments

      Areva, the French nuclear group, is set to lose its non-executive chairman to Wendel Investments, the family-controlled...

    13. February 18, 2009

      Atos claims turnround is bearing fruit

      Atos Origin, France’s second-biggest computer services group, said it would improve operating profit margins this year as...

    14. February 5, 2009

      Orange's French rivals win a Pyrrhic iPhone victory

      On the face of it, yesterday's rejection by the Paris Appeal Court of protests by Orange and Apple against the decision by...

    15. February 5, 2009

      A canny deal that could backfire to Hyundai's cost

      Everyone loves a bargain, or so it seems. US sales of Hyundai Motor rose 14 per cent in January after South Korea's biggest...

    16. February 4, 2009

      Pyrrhic iPhone victory for Orange’s rivals

      On the face of it, Wednesday’s rejection by the Paris appeal court of protests by Orange and Apple against the decision by...

    17. February 4, 2009

      A canny deal that could backfire on Hyundai

      Everyone loves a bargain, or so it seems. US sales of Hyundai Motors rose 14 per cent in January after South Korea’s biggest...

    18. January 3, 2009

      Atos Origin chief seeks backing

      Thierry Breton, the former French finance minister who was recently appointed head of Atos Origin in a boardroom coup, is...

    19. January 3, 2009

      Atos Origin chief canvasses support for plans

      Thierry Breton, the former French finance minister who was recently appointed head of Atos Origin in a boardroom coup, is...

    20. November 18, 2008

      Atos Origin

      Le Zorro du business is back. Thierry Breton, the former French finance minister, earned his nom de guerre leading...

    21. November 17, 2008

      Atos Origin

      Le Zorro du business is back. Thierry Breton, the former French finance minister, earned his nom de guerre leading...

    22. November 17, 2008

      Dispute sets up Breton as Atos chief

      Thierry Breton, the former French finance minister and ex-head of France Telecom, is making his comeback to the corporate...

    23. November 16, 2008

      Atos rises as ex-minister named chief

      Shares of Atos Origin climbed as much as 13 per cent on Monday after its directors named Thierry Breton as chief executive...

    24. September 2, 2008

      Happy days for tapping into China's M&A niche

      Asia's largest companies have, in recent years, become increasingly connected with their counterparts in the US and Europe....

    25. September 1, 2008

      Happy days for tapping into China’s M&A niche

      Asia’s largest companies have, in recent years, become increasingly connected with their counterparts in the US and Europe....

    26. July 28, 2008

      Carrefour chiefs given a roasting

      There was no respite from the rising temperature in Paris as Carrefour shareholders, stung by the 35 per cent slump in the...

    27. July 27, 2008

      Speed is watchword for stuttering Carrefour

      In the Bois de Boulogne on Monday morning, Carrefour shareholders will gather for the second time in three months to vote on...

    28. July 19, 2008

      Arnault looks to increase Carrefour stake

      Billionnaire Bernard Arnault is intent on increasing his stake in Carrefour with Colony Capital, his joint venture partner,...

    29. July 19, 2008

      Arnault builds Carrefour stake

      Billionaire Bernard Arnault is intent on increasing his stake in Carrefour with Colony Capital, his joint venture partner,...

    30. July 18, 2008

      Arnault seeks to raise Carrefour stake

      Billionnaire Bernard Arnault is intent on increasing his stake in Carrefour with Colony Capital, his joint venture partner,...

    31. March 30, 2008

      Thomson chairman quits after board dispute

      Frank Dangeard, chairman of Thomson, is quitting the French media services and electronics group following a difficult...

    32. November 14, 2007

      High winds are making some energy investors giddy

      Are people starting to lose their heads over wind power? The Franco-Belgian Suez group is planning to acquire a 50 per cent...

    33. November 13, 2007

      High winds make some energy investors giddy

      Are people starting to lose their heads over wind power? The Franco-Belgian Suez group is planning to acquire a 50 per cent...

    34. October 12, 2007

      EADS probe clears French government

      The French government knew nothing about production problems with the new A380 aircraft before one of the main industrial...

    35. October 11, 2007

      EADS probe clears Paris

      The French government knew nothing about production problems with the new A380 aircraft before one of the main industrial...

    36. October 9, 2007

      Sarkozy intervenes in EADS share row

      President Nicolas Sarkozy of France moved yesterday to limit damage to his reform programme from the mounting controversy...

    37. October 9, 2007

      Sarkozy is forced to intervene in EADS shares row

      President Nicolas Sarkozy of France moved yesterday to limit damage to his reform programme from the mounting controversy...

    38. October 9, 2007

      Sarkozy forced to intervene in EADS share-dealing row

      President Nicolas Sarkozy of France moved yesterday to limit damage to his reform programme from the mounting controversy...

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