GAFA tax: Companies have received their tax notice

"Companies subject to this tax have received a tax notice for the payment of the 2020 installments," said Bruno Lemaire. Not to mention the possible wrath of the American authorities, the GAFA have already taken the lead. Here's how.   The negotiations on the digital tax at the OECD have come to naught. “We had suspended the collection of the tax until the OECD negotiations were concluded. This negotiation failed, so we will collect a tax on the digital giants next December, "explained Bruno Le Maire, the French Minister of the Economy, in mid-October. "Companies subject to this tax have received a tax notice for the payment of the 2020 installments," the Ministry of the Economy said today. Facebook and Amazon "are among the companies" which have been notified "in recent days", assures for its part the Financial Times. So after firing the first ones, what should the French authorities expect from now on? Has

Ivory Coast: MTN launches the First ChatBot to perform mobile money transactions via WhatsApp

MTN, the largest mobile operator in Africa, has started a revolutionary service in Cote d'Ivoire by allowing its users to perform Mobile Money transactions via WhatsApp with a ChatBot. This innovation called "Eva de MoMo" is a Chatbot based on artificial intelligence technology. Eva thus plays the role of a virtual assistant, and is able to interact with mobile money subscribers on WhatsApp channels.
 
Ivory Coast: MTN launches the First ChatBot to perform mobile money transactions via WhatsApp


Different functionalities are also fulfilled by this Chatbot. Indeed :
  • Eva does mobile money (MoMo) operations such as balance consultation, money transfer, credit purchase, bill payment, etc.
  • Eva takes care of forwarding the complaints to the support concerned for an effective treatment.
  • Eva provides advice, tips and information on MoMo services (Prices, Promotions, Terms & Conditions, customer journey).
  • The objective pursued through this innovation implemented by MTN consists in facilitating the access of MoMo users to exact information, 7 days a week and 24 hours a day. This, insofar as Eva responds instantly to the various concerns, while adapting to the user's request. Understanding natural language, Eva learns every day and is friendly.


Finally, note that after the WhatsApp application, Eva will also be available on other channels such as Facebook Messenger and SMS at 66 133 133.