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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 : 2012-08-28

Ready... set... power. Africa 2.0 powered by the sun

A California-start-up is hoping to harness the power of the sun to energize Africa's burgeoning cell phone market. The ReadySet from Fenix is an affordable new charging station with an equally innovative business model. Plus, the phenomenon behind Kickstarter, the hugely successful site for creative professionals to find millions of financial supporters for their projects.

By Eric Olander

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2018-06-15 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

Football and tech: The data game is on!

The World Cup will be on our screens until July 15. But if you can't make it to Russia, game developers may have a solution for you: an immersive experience where you get to be...

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2018-06-08 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

Diving into the Dark Web

What is the Dark Web? A place where illegal transactions take place, yes, but there are other uses to this form of the internet, as well. We interviewed Grégoire Pouget,...

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2018-06-01 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

Tech fatigue

Are you getting too many notifications? Are you afraid your data is being misused? It's called tech fatigue, and we found individuals and initiatives fighting against it. Later...

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2018-05-28 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

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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2018-05-21 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

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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