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Latest update : 2011-07-12

#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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2018-05-25 technology

Thousands gather for France's annual tech rendez vous

Vivatech 2018 took place in Paris from May 24 to 26 and Tech 24 went along to check it out. This year, there was a special focus on tech startups in Africa. Dhananjay Khadilkar...

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2018-05-18 European Union

Is GDPR a good thing for EU tech companies?

As the EU's General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect with far-reaching privacy implications for tech and digital companies, we take a look at the details of the...

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2018-05-11 technology

Google's AI assistant apes the human voice

Google’s new "Duplex" AI assistant was unveiled last week and can make appointments on your behalf with a remarkably human-sounding voice. We take a look at this and other AI...

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2018-05-04 technology

Infertility and building babies from skin cells

One step closer to "designer babies": the newest innovation in fertility technology promises to be far more controversial than IVF. In vitro gametogenesis (IVG) has not yet been...

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2018-04-27 space

Experiencing Mars in virtual reality

As NASA prepares to send a probe to Mars on May 5, we talk to a French start-up that will use images from the NASA mission to generate virtual reality experiences of the Red...

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