Bordeaux: Tourism hit hard by the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus in Bordeaux: Tourism Figures for the City are Disastrous

ECONOMY: High-end hotels and structures linked to business tourism are particularly affected in Bordeaux Unsurprisingly, tourism figures for 2020 are in a total collapse in Bordeaux: hotel attendance has fallen by 55%, attendance at monuments by 74% … “2020 was to be an exceptional year, regrets Olivier Occelli, director-general of the Bordeaux Métropole tourist office, this Tuesday, on the occasion of the […]

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A leather goods store in Nantes city centre

Nantes Métropole Will Be Paying 3 Million Euros to Closed Businesses

SUPPORT: The city council of Nantes is making the aid of 750 euros available for the November rent of businesses forced to close. No less than 4,300 businesses in the Nantes metropolis had to close their doors due to the second confinement imposed by the state. Bars and restaurants have not been allowed to reopen since. To “help them” and […]

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Amazon would like to design its own cryptocurrency

Amazon Shows Interest in Cryptocurrencies

E-COMMERCE: Jeff Bezos’ company, Amazon is reportedly set to launch cryptocurrency testing in Mexico Amazon could very soon add a string to its bow. In addition to its own e-commerce products and video streaming platform, Amazon could also enter the cryptocurrency market. Several job offers have recently been published in this regard. If the American company does not […]

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Biden keeps Huawei on blacklist - Geeko

Huawei Remains on US Blacklist Despite Joe Biden Coming to Power

COMMERCIAL WAR: Chinese manufacturer Huawei, has faced numerous accusations of spying on behalf of China during the Trump administration The arrival of Joe Biden as President of the United States was synonymous with hope and renewal for Huawei and foreshadowed a relaxation of trade restrictions imposed on American companies that wanted to work with the Chinese company. But the […]

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North Korea: Pyongyang stole $ 300 million in cryptocurrency, UN says

North Korea: Pyongyang Stole $ 300 Million in Cryptocurrency, UN Says

CRYPTOCURRENCY: According to the United Nations, this money is used in particular for North Korea to finance its nuclear and ballistic programs North Korean hackers are once again in the eye of the United Nations. The country has stolen more than $ 300 million in cryptocurrency in recent months through computer attacks intended to finance its banned nuclear and ballistic […]

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Tesla has invested the equivalent of $ 1.5 billion in bitcoin.

Bitcoin: What Consequences Can Elon Musk and Tesla’s Announcements Have?

CRYTOCURRENCY: Tesla company announced Monday that it has invested $ 1.5 billion in bitcoin A few weeks ago, the boss and SpaceX, Elon Musk, blew the price of bitcoin by simply showing the emoji of this cryptocurrency in his biography on Twitter. On February 8, his auto company, Tesla, announced that it had invested the equivalent […]

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Electric car sales doubled in Europe in 2020

Automotive: Electric Car Sales Doubled in Europe in 2020

TRANSPORT: The European market has been cut by a quarter of its sales by the health crisis, but sales of hybrid and electric vehicles have exceeded sales of diesel in Europe A good year for the automobile. Sales of electric vehicles doubled in Europe in 2020, while sales of plug-in hybrids tripled, topping a total of one million vehicles sold, according […]

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Douglas closes 20% of its stores in Europe, 350 jobs threatened in France

Coronavirus: Douglas Closes 20% of its Stores in Europe, 350 Jobs Threatened in France

PERFUMERIES: The group operates under the Nocibé brand in France, where it plans to close 62 stores Nearly 20% of the stores of the German perfume group Douglas will close in Europe, the group announced Thursday. Affected by the fall in economic activity linked to the coronavirus epidemic, the brand wants to focus on online sales. “About 500 of […]

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Signal could be working on a cryptocurrency payment system

Signal: A Cryptocurrency Payment System Under Development

MONEY: Some employees fear that the use of cryptocurrency may serve illegal activities First in the number of downloads from the Apple Store, Signal is currently developing cryptocurrency payment solutions, Clubic reports. Experiments based on MobileCoin (MOB) are underway. It is a cryptocurrency built on the Stellar blockchain, designed to make payments simple, secure and potentially impossible to trace can we read on Platformer. […]

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Beginning of the winter sales in Paris, January 20, 2021

First Day of Sales: Little Traffic, but Traders Remain Hopeful

With this period of the winter sales, businesses are not counting on a miracle but still hope to end this winter season smoothly, shaken by the health crisis. Masks, a national curfew from 6 pm to 6 am … Will the public be there for the winter sales, which started on Wednesday 20th January 2021, despite the constraints? The […]

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