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Rio mired in economic crisis a year after the Olympics

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THE OBSERVERS

The controversial colonial statue in Senegal; and the centuries-old town in Turkey being destroyed by the govt

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BUSINESS DAILY

End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

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IN THE PAPERS

'We aren't ready' for a second vote in Kenya and flip-flopping on climate change

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IN THE PAPERS

Another Hurricane? It's Maria's turn. And, when's your printer going to stop working?

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EYE ON AFRICA

DR Congo: New report says army worked with militias to massacre hundreds in Beni

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MEDIAWATCH

All eyes on Trump and Macron at UN General Assembly

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THE DEBATE

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

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TALKING EUROPE

German elections: Top MEP 'concerned' as populists rise in polls

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#TECH 24

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 : 2011-09-13

The group buying phenomenon

The Chicago-based group buying company 'Groupon' is credited with sparking one of the latest waves in online shopping by connecting merchants and consumers with unbelievable deals. Although the company is now encountering a number of obstacles from management woes to overseas expansion, the group buying phenomenon that Groupon sparked is taking off.

By Eric Olander

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2017-09-15 technology

Meet Cozmo, the new face of AI

As Apple celebrates the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, we take a look at just how much smartphones have changed our everyday lives. Plus in Test 24, we introduce you to Cozmo,...

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2017-09-08 technology

AI untethered: Where to draw the line on Artificial Intelligence?

In this week's Tech 24, we're talking Artificial Intelligence: its benefits and its quite scary risks. Also, we see how Iranian tech companies are getting around Apple's embargo...

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2017-09-01 technology

Football-playing robots!

From mobile money to cargo drones, Africa's tech entrepreneurs are creating new technology to tackle consumer needs and development challenges. In this edition, we speak to Jake...

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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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