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Facebook looks to Africa for new users
Facebook looks to Africa for new users
International

Facebook will launch a satellite to extend web access to the rural parts of southern Africa, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

7h
Samsung, Lenovo unveil new gadgets at IFA
Samsung, Lenovo unveil new gadgets at IFA
Gadgets

Samsung’s new Gear S3 smartwatch comes with GPS and a triple tap SOS function, while Lenovo ditches keyboards for laptops

10h
Africa’s elephant population shrinking fast
Africa’s elephant population shrinking fast
Environment

Africa's savanna elephant population plummeted by about 30 percent from 2007 to 2014, a survey has found.

12h
Creating women leaders in STEM fields
Creating women leaders in STEM fields
Science News

Independent Media executive chairman, Dr Iqbal Surve, said young African female scientists needed to cultivate their ideas ...

19h
Twitter offers video creators share of ad revenue
Twitter offers video creators share of ad revenue
International

Twitter will allow American users who upload a video to share in any advertising revenue that it generates.

19h
Dogs really do understand what you are saying
Dogs really do understand what you are saying
Science News

If you’re not being sincere when you praise your dog he probably knows, say researchers.

20h
Tax blitz: Apple ordered to cough up billions
Tax blitz: Apple ordered to cough up billions
International

EU regulator says the globe’s richest company benefited from selective tax treatment that gave it an advantage over other businesses.

1 day ago
Scientists announce a new era in human history
Scientists announce a new era in human history
Science News

The Anthropocene marks a new period in which our collective activities dominate the planetary machinery.

1 day ago
No guarantee La Niña will ease drought
No guarantee La Niña will ease drought
Science

Weather forecasters say shifting weather patterns point to a La Niña effect which will not relieve the drought effects.

1 day ago
How pot plants clean the air we breathe
How pot plants clean the air we breathe
Home

They brighten up our homes and cheer up our offices. But house plants also clean up the air we breathe, according to a study.

2 days ago
Fall from tree may have proved fatal for ‘Lucy’
Fall from tree may have proved fatal for ‘Lucy’
Science News

Lucy, one of the best known ancestors of humans to ever roam the earth, may have died after a fall from a tree, University of Texas researchers say.

2 days ago
Pope Francis talks tech with Facebook CEO Zuckerbrg
Pope Francis talks tech with Facebook CEO Zuckerbrg
World

Pope Francis has held an informal meeting with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican.

2 days ago
Wire(less) for sound
Wire(less) for sound
Gadgets

Alan Cooper pits the Samsung R1 against the BeoPlay A1 and finds two pricey but classy speakers.

2 days ago
More changes in console industry
More changes in console industry
Gaming

Thinking of buying a new console? It’s would be worth holding on a bit as a slew of new devices head our way.

2 days ago
It’s time for you to Grow Up, gamer
It’s time for you to Grow Up, gamer
Gaming

Review: Grow Up retains the charm of the original Grow Hoem