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Technological and digital news from around the world.

Tech giants might save themselves billions in pay-outs to publishers, record labels and artists after EU lawmakers recently voted to reject proposed changes to copyright rules aimed to force tech companies to share more of their revenues. Click talks to Rufus Pollock from the Open Knowledge about achieving a fairer system. LUCIE is an app for combatting illiteracy in the Ivory Coast, developed by Raissa Banhoro. The application works through a literacy technique that adapts to the profile of the users and their needs. Sasha Gankin talks to Raissa Banhoro MIT’s Cheetah 3 robot can now leap and gallop across ...

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