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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. And you can watch it online as early as Friday.

Latest update : 2010-10-06

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.

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2016-11-25 technology

Escape from reality with the Hypersuit!

Can Big Data and powerful algorithms solve the growing problem of unemployment worldwide? We put that question to the VP of Predictive Analytics at Monster, a job search platform...

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2016-11-18 technology

Predictive medicine

In this week's special health edition of Tech 24, we take a look at predictive medicine, a promising new healthcare field that combines genetics and digital technology to...

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2016-11-11 technology

Tribe, don't text!

In this edition, we speak to Cyril Paglino, the founder of Tribe, a promising augmented messaging app. We ask him how he plans to succeed in an already crowded market. Plus, we...

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2016-10-28 technology

Anti-tech giants

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Apple - all these tech giants have become ubiquitous in our work and social lives. But some activists, like the NGO Framasoft, are trying to fight...

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2016-10-28 Barack Obama

'Tech-ing' up US politics

The 2016 US presidential election is the most technologically advanced in history, with Republicans using viral social media to push more people to vote and Democrats...

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