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Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

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Omar El Akkad's 'American War': A tale of US dystopia

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Exxon sues US over $2m fine for violating Russia sanctions

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Is this the end of Emmanuel Macron's honeymoon period?

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Macron's air force uniform draws Tom Cruise comparisons

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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 : 2011-05-05

Bin Laden's death marks 'Twitter Moment'

The killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on May 1 sparked a massive surge of online traffic across search engines, social networks and most notably micro-blogging services. More than anything else, the event highlighted the growing importance of the Web at times of breaking news.

By Eric Olander

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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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