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Latest update : 2010-09-10

Egypt: monitoring Facebook

In Egypt, 3,800,000 Facebook users are being watched by 45 interior ministry employees. But also: is the web dead? That's what some journalists from the magazine Wired are saying. Plus: the power of Twitter. And pick of the week: Snapgoods, a site where you can save money by renting your neighbours' belongings for a limited period.

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2014-07-24 technology

Changing the world, one video game at a time

Video games are moving out of teenage bedrooms and into the global arena as we take a look at how the form of entertainment is becoming a tool for raising awareness. We speak to...

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2014-07-24 technology

Tomorrow's Transport Today

Getting from A to B, at the touch of a button: in this show we take a look at new innovations in travel. After the electric car, the driverless car and the flying car, we check...

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2014-07-26 technology

Internet of Things

The world of connected devices is getting bigger and bigger: networking equipment producer Cisco predicts there will be 50 billion objects connected to the internet by 2020. This...

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2014-07-19 women

Mind the Gender Gap : getting more women into the tech sector

Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer are two stand-out women at the top of the tech ladder but across the industry, gender equality is sorely lacking. In this week’s show, we check...

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2014-07-04 Internet

Facebook: Pushing our buttons

The social network Facebook has come under fire for conducting a psychological experiment on its users without them knowing. The site tweaked newsfeeds, modifying the amount of...

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