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Kibera 'slum' makes its mark thanks to the web

Kibera, in Nairobi, is Africa's second-biggest slum, but it is invisible on Google Earth. Its residents published their own online map of the area, so that nobody could deny their existence any longer. A French businessman proposes software to spy on employees, saying they can no longer be trusted. And SurfCanyon, the pick of the week, allows you to carry out more efficient online searches.

By Francis Pisani

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2017-07-10 technology

How technology is fighting corruption

In this edition, we look at the different ways in which technology is helping to fight corruption. From software to apps and Twitter accounts, there are many tech initiatives...

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2017-07-07 technology

Energy Observer: Sailing the world for a cleaner future

This week we bring you a special edition of Tech 24 dedicated to the Energy Observer. This ex-racing catamaran is set to sail around the world for six years solely on renewable...

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2017-06-30 technology

Station F: World's largest startup incubator opens in Paris

The world's largest startup incubator has just opened here in Paris. Station F is a 34,000 m² space entirely dedicated to young tech entrepreneurs that's set to change the face...

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2017-06-16 technology

VivaTech fair in Paris showcases latest innovations

We visit the annual VivaTech fair in Paris where start-ups and tech giants rub shoulders and the latest innovations are on display. Find out how to fight stress using virtual...

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2017-06-09 technology

The sky's the limit for drones

From agriculture and energy to entertainment and gaming, drone technology is developing at jet speed and is set to disrupt many new industries. We take a closer look. Plus, in...

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