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The French are so rude! Or are they?

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Video: After key battle, Syrian town of Kobane looks to the future

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The writing's on the wall: Revolutionary posters from May 68

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'We heard there might be a civil war': May 68 seen from abroad

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U.S. mid-terms: Record number of women running and winning primaries

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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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2018-05-18 European Union

Is GDPR a good thing for EU tech companies?

As the EU's General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect with far-reaching privacy implications for tech and digital companies, we take a look at the details of the...

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2018-05-11 technology

Google's AI assistant apes the human voice

Google’s new "Duplex" AI assistant was unveiled last week and can make appointments on your behalf with a remarkably human-sounding voice. We take a look at this and other AI...

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2018-05-04 technology

Infertility and building babies from skin cells

One step closer to "designer babies": the newest innovation in fertility technology promises to be far more controversial than IVF. In vitro gametogenesis (IVG) has not yet been...

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2018-04-27 space

Experiencing Mars in virtual reality

As NASA prepares to send a probe to Mars on May 5, we talk to a French start-up that will use images from the NASA mission to generate virtual reality experiences of the Red...

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2018-04-20 technology

Discovering and harnessing the power of the sun

NASA is on the hunt for new planets. On April 19, it sent a probe into space to scan the universe for cosmic bodies where life may exist. The American space exploration agency...

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