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#ASKOBAMA: The US President's first ever Twitter news conference

Barack Obama is turning to social media to boost his re-election campaign. The US president recently held a news conference on Twitter and earlier convened a 'town hall' on Facebook. Obama's engagement with social media offers more evidence of the medium's growing political importance.

By Eric Olander

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2015-09-04 Ivory Coast

The latest in fitness trackers and TaxiJet’s arrival in Abidjan

TaxiJet makes its debut on the streets of Abidjan. It's West Africa's version of Uber. Our reporters investigate in Ivory Coast. Then Dhananjay and Shona try three new gadgets:...

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2015-08-28 water

Saving water, one shower at a time

This week on Tech 24, we take a look at Nebia, the shower of the future. It promises to reduce water consumption by 70%. Then, we head to Kenya, where a startup has created a...

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2015-07-10 technology

Harnessing the power of the sun - and protecting ourselves from it

This week we're talking solar power. The Solar Impulse 2 plane is shattering records, but did you know that solar energy is already a part of our everyday lives? We discuss its...

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2015-07-03 technology

Testing robots to play, snuggle and learn

China hopes the Zhongguancun district in Beijing will rival Silicon Valley with its start-ups, incubators and investors. Our report takes a look at the budding tech sector there....

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2015-06-26 Twitter

Governing in 140 characters

Virtual governance is a reality in Spain, where the town of Jun is administered using Twitter. Our special report looks at how it works. Next, we speak to Lama Mansour, founder...

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