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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.45 pm Paris time.

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#TECH 24

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.

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2014-10-10 technology

How to become a Cyborg

In this week's #TECH24 we talk to double RFID implantee, Amal Graafstra, about his experiments with radio frequency identification implants and why bio-hacking may dictate the...

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2014-10-10 technology

Technology vs Ebola

Technology is also fighting Ebola: this week's #TECH24 features an interview with Dr Jeff Deal, who created a germ-fighting robot currently being tested in Liberia.

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2014-10-10 technology

Samsung's Gear VR Reviewed

The Gear VR is a headset that provides a 360-degree field of view for playing immersive games and experiencing virtual tours and concerts. It was developed alongside Oculus VR...

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2014-10-04 auto industry

#TECH24 at the Paris Motor Show

The automobile world is one of the most dynamic sectors when it comes to developing, testing and applying new technology. So we’re devoting an entire edition of #TECH24 to the...

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2014-09-26 Africa

India's Mars Mission

This week's #TECH24 takes you to... Mars! We'll tell you why India's Mars mission could be a small step for man and a giant leap for mankind. Plus: a test of 'Qelasy' tablet...

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