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France launches website to counter jihadist propaganda

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Hollande depicted as Hitler

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Boko Haram crisis: Militants forced from north eastern Nigerian town

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Syria: Wresting control of Kobani from IS group

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

A who's who of the 'Bettencourt trial'

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Golan Heights on edge...

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Eugene Kaspersky: Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure 'just a question of time'

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Equality in the workplace: Bridging the gender pay gap

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The culture stars trying to save the world

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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.45 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2011-06-21

Who's who on the Internet?

Tom MacMaster (pictured) is NOT a Syrian lesbian! For years, though, he misrepresented himself on his blog as a "A Gay Girl in Damascus." His hoax prompted worldwide attention and a re-evaluation of what identity means on the Internet. What can be done to verify that all those Tweets, blogs and Facebook pages out there are actually authentic?

By Eric Olander

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2015-01-30 technology

Technology helping visually impaired people

In this edition, we explore the different ways in which technology can help improve the daily lives of visually impaired people: from high-tech glasses that enable them to see...

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2015-01-23 technology

'The Imitation Game': A Tribute to Alan Turing, the Father of Computers

In this edition, we talk about Alan Turing, the brilliant and eccentric mathematician who broke the Nazis' Enigma code and who is considered the father of computers. His story is...

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2015-01-16 technology

Cyber warfare in the wake of Paris terror attacks

In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, the French government has beefed up internet surveillance. With our guest, Philippe Humeau, we discuss the effectiveness of...

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2015-01-09 technology

Lima: Reinventing the way we store data

The world's most innovative and cutting-edge gadgets have been unveiled at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where France was among the best-represented nations in...

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2014-12-19 Internet

2015 Tech Trends

In the first #TECH24 of 2015 we talk "Tech Trends": Big Data, Cyber Security and the decentralisation of the Internet. Plus, we put the world's first wireless, solar-powered...

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