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Latest update : 2011-04-21

Facebook finds new 'friends' in Africa and Asia

With almost 700 million users, Facebook would have the world's third largest population if it was a country. Now the social networking site is heading south to find even more “friends”. This week on ‘Tech 24’, hosts Rebecca Bowring and Eric Olander report on the site's growing popularity in Africa and Asia.

By Eric Olander

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2018-04-13 technology

Waking up to data mining

With Facebook back in the news, public awareness of the realities of data mining is on the increase. In this week's show, we take a look at how the digital generation is waking...

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2018-04-06 technology

Robotics meets the arts

How can robots aid the creative process? We take a look at an exhibition at Paris's Grand Palais entitled "Artists and Machines". We also explore the other side of the coin with...

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2018-03-30 Kenya

Kenya: East Africa's epicentre of innovation

This week, Tech 24 visits Kenya where we take the pulse of Nairobi's thriving startup scene. Also, what of the role of women in tech? We check out apps making a difference in...

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2018-03-23 technology

Tech meets healthcare: Gadgets for chronic diseases

In this week's Tech 24, we take a look at healthcare innovations, from the future of antibiotics to gadgets that make life easier for sufferers of epilepsy and Parkinson's...

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2018-03-08 technology

Unearthing the past with technology

From fused imaging to powerful scanners, 3D printing and artificial intelligence: in this edition of Tech 24 we take a look at how archaeologists are unearthing the secrets of...

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