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Presidential meeting signals 'another chapter' in Franco-Rwandan relations

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Macron courts tech giants during Paris summit

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Trade truce: US-China tensions cool, but is a trade war still possible?

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Viva Technology conference opens in Paris as Macron seeks French dominance

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What's in a name? France moves to protect regional term for chocolate croissant

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Macron and Kagame meet to repair strained ties over Rwandan genocide

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Remembering Philip Roth

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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 : 2010-09-23

Democratisation via the web?

Nigeria's president announces on Facebook that he will run in the upcoming election, while China's leaders launch a site where citizens can ask questions and make comments. But also: Google Scribe makes suggestions for what you should write, and Arabic has become the fastest-growing language on Facebook. And pick of the week: WeFi.com, a site which indicates worldwide WiFi hotspots.

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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