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All eyes on app for the blind

Danis development team release Be My Eyes, a new app to aid the blind, worldwide.

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Life in Lake Tahoe is at risk

Number of creatures at bottom of the lake have dwindled drastically, say researchers,

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Obama opens up to YouTube

US President questioned by top site’s most popular – and offbeat – content creators

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Mobile technology helps to keep a step ahead of the crooks
January 5 2015 at 17:04

Crime watch takes on a whole new meaning as security companies and policing forums tap into the benefits of software technology.

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Voice mail is dying
January 5 2015 at 15:19

Coca-Cola just killed voicemail. Should we care? In December, the company’s Atlanta headquarters shut down office phone messages. Now, if you want to reach someone, you’ll have to e-mail, text or call their cel... Read Story
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Five stupidly easy science-based resolutions
January 5 2015 at 15:19

Resolutions, as we know, don’t really work. But if you’re trying to reclaim your life from the greedy clutches of Facebook, Twitter and that ultimate siren – your smartphone – these science-based t... Read Story
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Pregnant Ebola survivor stumps doctors
January 5 2015 at 15:06

Mum-to-be’s miraculous recovery provides glimmer of hope for others stricken with the deadly disease.

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Smartphones, tablets rob kids of sleep
January 5 2015 at 12:48

New study shows that using electronic devices before bedtime impacts on slumber.

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Facebook sued for snooping
January 5 2015 at 09:54

Social networking site accused of scanning users’ private messages to increase advertising revenue.

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App to help fight Ebola stigma
January 5 2015 at 08:51

Ebola survivors in the three West African countries worst hit by the epidemic will share their stories through a mobile app.

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Technology trends to track
January 3 2015 at 14:48

Jan Cronje took a look in his analogue crystal ball and came up with 10 trends to keep an eye on over the next 365 days.

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Fangs or no fangs, I’m still unique
January 2 2015 at 16:12

New frog species born a rarity

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E-mails, internet ‘vital’ at work
January 2 2015 at 16:46

Americans see e-mail and the internet as the most important tools for productivity at work, and still prefer landlines over cellphones for the office, a study has shown.

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