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Crowd science: Technology and the masses

Take the power of smartphones, add a healthy dose of curiosity, and what you have is a recipe for a rising culture of 21st century citizen science.

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Internet giant renews calls for reform

Google says worldwide government requests for user data rose 150 percent over five years.

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On your cellphone? Use this lane

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting.

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On your cellphone? Use this lane

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweet ...

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Crowd science: Technology and the masses
September 16 2014 at 14:50

Take the power of smartphones, add a healthy dose of curiosity, and what you have is a recipe for a rising culture of 21st century citizen science.

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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker
September 16 2014 at 09:19

Despite the acquisition, Minecraft will continue to be available on all platforms including iOS, Android and PlayStation.

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Microsoft spotlights new Windows OS
September 16 2014 at 09:19

The software titan sent out invitations to an event at which it is expected to provide a glimpse at the next version of Windows.

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Record orders for Apple’s new iPhones
September 16 2014 at 09:19

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply.

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On your cellphone? Use this lane
September 16 2014 at 09:19

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting.

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Internet giant renews calls for reform
September 16 2014 at 09:19

Google says worldwide government requests for user data rose 150 percent over five years.

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Exploring the ‘world’s oldest computer’
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Archaeologists began using a revolutionary new deep sea diving suit to explore an ancient shipwreck. [VIDEO]

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Hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Since 1998, Nasa has spent about $100-million on programs to find, assess and mitigate potentially threatening space neighbours.

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'Designer' antibiotics to halt superbugs
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Antibiotic resistance has been declared as big a threat to our safety as terrorism - but now scientists are testing a new form of the drug.

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Sharks in for a shocking surprise
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Electric repellent technology to be tested in waters off the Cape Peninsula.

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