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Latest update : 2010-09-10

Disparity in broadband costs

The cost of broadband is a source of considerable inequality across the globe. Paradoxically, the richest countries have the most advantageous rates. But also: the Iranian authorities anger Microsoft by encouraging software piracy. Plus: Google under attack in the United States. And pick of the week: OpenID, a site which allows you to create yourself a universal ID and password.

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2015-07-10 technology

Harnessing the power of the sun - and protecting ourselves from it

This week we're talking solar power. The Solar Impulse 2 plane is shattering records, but did you know that solar energy is already a part of our everyday lives? We discuss its...

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2015-07-03 technology

Testing robots to play, snuggle and learn

China hopes the Zhongguancun district in Beijing will rival Silicon Valley with its start-ups, incubators and investors. Our report takes a look at the budding tech sector there....

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2015-06-26 Twitter

Governing in 140 characters

Virtual governance is a reality in Spain, where the town of Jun is administered using Twitter. Our special report looks at how it works. Next, we speak to Lama Mansour, founder...

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2015-06-19 technology

Cyborgs: The future of the human race?

This week we explore biohacking. One of our own journalists volunteers to get a chip injected in his hand and become... a cyborg! We also meet a specialist in the biohacking...

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2015-06-12 Apple

Netatmo's Welcome, a camera that recognises your family and friends

This week, we open with Apple's latest venture, Apple Music, a streaming service that's vying for space in a crowded market. Next, we look at the latest facial recognition...

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