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The perilous journey from Libya to Italy, told by a migrant; and capoeira for former child soldiers in central Africa

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Manchester 'united' in its defiance against terrorism

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Manchester attack: What reponse after latest act of terror? (part 2)

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Manchester attack: What response after latest act of terror? (part 1)

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China's credit rating cut over debt worries

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TV series 'Top of the Lake: China Girl' screened at Cannes

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A lifeline for women facing domestic violence in Pakistan

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#TECH 24

We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

Latest update : 2010-09-20

Digital piracy

Digital piracy is used as a pretext by Russian police to attack NGOs.

Digital piracy is used as a pretext by Russian police to raid environmental and human rights groups. They used to have the support of Microsoft which, after a story was published in The New York Times, has decided to change its policy...

Other topics: Google Instant gives you answers before you finish asking your question. GMail's Priority Inbox classifies your mails automatically according to their importance (and you can train it).

The pick of the week, Ghostery.com, helps you fight sites that gather information about you without telling you.

And don't miss a very funny video on the weakness of the iPad (as compared to a traditional newspaper) when you use it as a fly-swat.

By Francis Pisani

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2017-05-19 oceans

How technology is helping to rid our oceans of plastic waste

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2017-05-12 Internet

A mad scientist's dream

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2017-05-05 technology

The robot revolution

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2017-04-28 technology

How one NGO is using 3D printers to improve disaster relief

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2017-04-21 technology

How fintech is helping the unbanked

In this edition, we tell you more about the fintech revolution and how it's challenging the entire finance industry. We also speak to American rapper-turned-tech entrepreneur...

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