Jérôme Masurel (50 Partners) “We want to offer the best incubation model for French start-ups”

After Investir en Direct, Jérôme Masurel and Charles Fourault launched 50 Partners. What is the structure’s recipe for providing the best possible support to French start-ups? JDN. After your activity as a fundraiser with Investir en Direct, you launched 50 Partners. What led you to create this new structure? Jérôme Masurel, co-founder of 50 Partners … Read more

Mooc: Codecademy arrives in French

The online training platform focused on learning programming is launching internationally. It is now available in French, Spanish and Portuguese. Codecademy, an online training platform for learning computer development techniques, is now available in French. The New York-based start-up that runs this Mooc environment has thus decided to launch itself internationally. In addition to French, … Read more

“When it doesn’t take off, resolve to pivot”

Stéphanie Pelaprat, CEO of Restopolitan. Aude Fredouelle – JDN “Should I stay or should I go?” It was with the famous song by The Clash that Stéphanie Pelaprat illustrated Restopolitan ‘s beginnings: “should I pivot or should I go?” She herself decided to persevere, even though the start-up – initially a restaurant booking platform – … Read more

Authentication between a Windows session and a Web application (by Bruno Vibert, Netapsys) A Windows-based Single Sign On solution

If your users log on to Windows on a domain controller of your infrastructure, you can use the Windows Integrated Authentication feature to prevent them from re-entering their login and password when they connect to your intranet, for example. Bruno is in charge of the Web division at Netapsys. Netapsys The SSO (Single Sign On) … Read more

PHP 5.4.7 and PHP 5.3.17 available

The Open Source project unveiled on Thursday, September 13 two new updates to the server-side scripting language. They come to fix 20 bugs. Two new updates of PHP were made available to the community yesterday. PHP 5.4.7 and PHP 5.3.17 come to correct 20 bugs. Among them two bugs are fixed: #62955 (only one directive … Read more

Spotify reportedly completes $250 million round

This new round would value the music platform at $4 billion as it continues its international expansion. Spotify has raised $250 million, the Wall Street Journal reports, valuing the company at around $4 billion. The round, led by Technology Crossover Ventures, is expected to help Spotify with its international expansion plans. Although the service is … Read more

Chrome 33 beta: focus on Web Components

While Chrome 32 inaugurates a number of new graphics, version 33 of the browser, in beta, introduces improvements to accelerate the construction of web interfaces. While Chrome 32 has just come out of Google’s labs (read the article: Chrome 32, a Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 style optimized), the group lifts the veil on the … Read more