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EYE ON AFRICA

Nigeria: Army denies reports of missing soldiers after Boko Haram attacks

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FOCUS

Despite economic blockade and corruption scandals, Qatar prepares for its 2022 World Cup

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ENCORE!

Beatmaker & singer Estère brings her musical melting pot to Afropunk Paris

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THE OBSERVERS

Iran water shortages, street art in Yemen, and more

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TALKING EUROPE

Maltese foreign minister: ‘We need to implement legal paths of migration into Europe’

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BUSINESS DAILY

FIFA takes home revenue of over €5 billion from World Cup

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IN THE PRESS

Les Bleus 2018: The new 'tsars' of world football

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TALKING EUROPE

Eurogroup chief Centeno: ‘We need to an end what seems to be a trade war’

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MEDIAWATCH

Trump rocks the boat in UK

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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 : 2016-02-26

Technology helping to feed the world

This week, as France's annual agricultural fair gets under way in Paris, we're asking what scientists are doing to help feed the planet without overwhelming it. From vertical farms to molecular gastronomy, part of the solution is science and technology. Plus, in Test 24, we test three different domestic grow boxes from innovative French start-ups.

 

By Julia SIEGER

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2018-07-13 James CREEDON

Is the future of film interactive?

More and more movies are being made with interactive design, whether it’s the use of gaming techniques, smartphones or EEG headsets where our emotional response can change the...

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2018-07-06 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

'Deepfake' blurs the lines between reality and fiction

As artificial intelligence gets more advanced, people are using the technology to manipulate videos. These clips, known as "deepfakes", use face mapping to put words in the...

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2018-07-02 James CREEDON

Gaming addiction: Real or exaggerated?

The World Health Organization has classed compulsive gaming as an addiction, but not all experts agree. We talk to Andrew Przybylski, an experimental psychologist based at the...

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2018-06-22 Dhananjay KHADILKAR

Motorsport innovation

The annual "24 Hours of Le Mans" sports car endurance race took place earlier this month and our teams got a sneak preview at some motorsport innovation at the event. We also...

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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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