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Reuters

The hostage that eluded Sydney gunman

After traditional media refused to air details of phone calls his hostages made, Man Haron Monis turned to social media.

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AFP

Why we really do have a homing instinct

Scientists have pinpointed signals in the human brain that determine how good we are at navigating.

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REUTERS

BlackBerry tries to win back die-hards

BlackBerry is going back to its roots with a keyboard-equipped phone that looks like the original 'crackberrys'.

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Climate funds exceed $10bn mark
December 10 2014 at 08:19

The pledges are for the brand-new Green Climate Fund, the main vehicle for channelling financial aid to poor nations.

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Navy brings back Orion after test flight
December 9 2014 at 13:26

A US Navy ship carrying Nasa's new Orion spacecraft is making its way to San Diego after retrieving the capsule from the Pacific.

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Flic away those blurry photos
December 9 2014 at 13:26

If photo storage is a constant struggle for you, consider Flic.

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Zuckerberg eyeing Chinese market?
December 9 2014 at 13:21

China's top Internet agency has released a photo of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg with a copy of Chinese President Xi Jinping's book.

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Shark cull influenced by Jaws - scientist
December 9 2014 at 13:21

Australia's program to cull sharks has been heavily influenced by the film Jaws instead of science, a researcher said.

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Apple trial continues, without plaintiff
December 9 2014 at 08:53

A federal judge decided that a class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPods should continue, even though she disqualified the last remaining plaintiff.

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Best of kid-friendly videogames
December 9 2014 at 08:54

Covering all genres, tastes and platforms, there is more than enough here to keep you busy over the holidays.

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Budding science guru designs robots
December 9 2014 at 08:53

At just 12 years old, Cable Maharaj is the epitome of a young science guru.

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Private data at risk in court case - Microsoft
December 9 2014 at 08:53

Microsoft has argued that an order requiring it to give US prosecutors data stored in Ireland could 'put all of our private digital information at risk.'

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It’s a sad day: Clip Art is dead
December 9 2014 at 08:53

Microsoft announced that it is killing Clip Art.

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