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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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2016-06-24 technology

The 'fintech' revolution

As the Moneyconf 2016 comes to an end, we look closely at how financial technology, or so-called "fintech", is disrupting the banking sector. Plus, we test Withings' new scale:...

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2016-06-17 technology

Creating a metaverse

How far are we from creating a metaverse, that is, a collective virtual shared space in which we would all interact as avatars? The term was coined in Neal Stephenson's 1992...

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2016-06-10 technology

Testing the 'tech waters’

As the Euro 2016 kicks off here in France, we look at how technology has changed every aspect of football and how it is continuing its relentless march into the heart of all...

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2016-06-03 technology

Facebook Live - From space!

In this edition, we tell you about the 20-minute Q&A conducted by Mark Zuckerberg from earth to space. Also, we tell you how technology is tackling the problem of waterborne...

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2016-05-27 technology

The rise of antibiotic resistant superbugs

Why are bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics? And how can technology help? In this edition, we tell you more about what the World Health Organization calls the...

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