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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. And you can watch it online as early as Friday.

Latest update : 2012-09-13

Berlin, the Silicon Valley of Europe?

This week's special edition of Tech 24 takes us to Berlin. Despite a reputation for copycats, the German capital has one of the most innovative start-up scenes in Europe. Music sharing service SoundCloud has become a global success, and photo discovery app EyeEm is giving Instagram a run for its money. Through the lens of two very different tech festivals - one grass-roots, one pure geek - we ask whether Berlin is the Silicon Valley of Europe, and indeed whether it should want to be.

By Rebecca BOWRING

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2017-02-24 technology

Foosball gets its own social network

In this edition, we take Test 24 outside the studio for a demonstration of a special foosball game. It's all the thrills of traditional table football but with the backing of a...

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2017-02-17 technology

The startup space race

After the success of SpaceX and Skybox, how are other startups around the world entering the space race and disrupting the industry? We put that question to François Chopard, the...

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2017-02-09 technology

The true price of smartphones

You've probably never heard of the island of Bangka, but you might have a tiny piece of it in your pocket. In this edition, we take you to Indonesia, where thousands of men and...

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2017-02-03 technology

Artificial intelligence defeats human players at poker

In this edition, we tell you how artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University has defeated the world's top professional poker players and what it means for the...

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2017-01-27 technology

Meet Alexa, Amazon's AI bot!

Latvian engineers have developed what could soon become the next hot winter sport. It's called droneboarding and as the name suggests, it's a giant drone able to tow snowboarders...

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