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Social Media: Cameron's Double Standards

UK Prime Minister is among a number of high profile western leaders who touted the role of social media in holding all governments accountable during the Arab Spring. Now, in the wake of the riots in the UK, the PM says it may be necessary to jam social networks during times of emergency. Critics contend Cameron's position is nothing short of hypocrisy.

By Eric Olander

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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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2017-06-02 Technology

The future of packaging

From interactive experiences to new sorts of sustainable single use materials, in this edition of Tech24, we tell you how technology is changing the packaging of products. Also,...

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2017-05-26 technology

The Ice Memory Project: A treasure trove for future scientists

In this edition, we travel to Bolivia, where scientists are extracting ice cores from the Illimani glacier. It's the second leg of a mission called the Ice Memory Project that...

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2017-05-19 oceans

How technology is helping to rid our oceans of plastic waste

The Cannes Film Festival is well underway in the south of France and this Friday's film is one of two features rocking the boat on the Riviera. The movies were financed by the...

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