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Cannes 2017: Pitch Perfect's Brittany Snow becomes an urban warrior

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US President wraps up world tour in Italy (Part 1)

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US President wraps up world tour in Italy (Part 2)

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The battle against illegal fishing in West Africa

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Trump has already quit the Paris climate deal - just not publicly

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The Ice Memory Project: A treasure trove for future scientists

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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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2017-05-26 technology

The Ice Memory Project: A treasure trove for future scientists

In this edition, we travel to Bolivia, where scientists are extracting ice cores from the Illimani glacier. It's the second leg of a mission called the Ice Memory Project that...

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2017-05-19 oceans

How technology is helping to rid our oceans of plastic waste

The Cannes Film Festival is well underway in the south of France and this Friday's film is one of two features rocking the boat on the Riviera. The movies were financed by the...

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2017-05-12 Internet

A mad scientist's dream

Some 3.77 billion people around the world have access to the internet. But what about the other half? In this edition, we tell you more about several NGOs that are working...

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2017-05-05 technology

The robot revolution

In this edition, we tell you all about the ways in which technology is helping to purify water in an eco-friendly manner, making it either drinkable or usable for irrigation...

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2017-04-28 technology

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

In this edition, we tell you about the Cassini mission, which is wrapping up its 13-year probe of Saturn's system. NASA's unmanned spacecraft has survived the first of 22 planned...

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