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Latest update : 2017-02-10

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 boys risk their lives digging for tin to satisfy our growing appetite for the latest electronic gadgets. Plus, in Test 24, we try the sleep companion by Holi, a light bulb that acts on your body's natural production of melatonin.

By Julia SIEGER

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2017-11-28 technology

A glimpse into the hotels of the future

What new innovations will travelers discover when they check into a hotel in 2060? In TECH24 this week, we tell you what to expect: From augmented reality and artificial...

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2017-11-28 technology

The dangers of social media addiction

What impact does social media apps have on our daily lives and on our psyche? In this edition, we take a look at how big companies are using your posts to push you to buy more...

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2017-11-24 technology

Energy Observer: The world's first hydrogen-powered boat

Welcome aboard Energy Observer! This former racing catamaran powered by hydrogen is on a seven-year voyage around the world and is now sailing along the French Riviera. It's a...

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2017-11-17 technology

The future of surgery

From augmented reality to 3D imagery and advanced robotics, in this edition we tell you how surgeons are using technology to help them prepare and carry out a procedure. We speak...

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2017-11-10 technology

Redefining the big 'K': Scientists change rules measuring weight of kilogram

It may sound like a joke, but the kilogram is believed to have lost weight! Defined by a metal cylinder kept in a highly secured vault in Paris, scientists have now decided to...

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