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Clean slate for your phone

Here are tips on how to wipe your phone, safely, before you resell.

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Ancient inhabitants weren't so lonely after all

The ancient Polynesian people who populated Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, were not as isolated as long believed.

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Tool to detect ‘frac fluids’

Scientists develop forensic tool to check if fracking fluids contaminate water.

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A mystery space plane, but why?
October 16 2014 at 14:22

The purpose of the US military's space plane is classified, only fuelling speculation about why it has been circling Earth.

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Toymaker unveils talking, singing robot
October 16 2014 at 14:18

Japanese toymaker Tomy unveiled a multi-talented humanoid robot, named Robi jr., which can converse using about 1 000 phrases.

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How going green cuts electricity costs
October 16 2014 at 14:18

Cape Town family beats the challenge of cutting water, power consumption.

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Addict can’t give up his Google Glass
October 16 2014 at 09:48

Doctors noted 'nearly involuntary movement of the right hand up to [the patient's] temple - tapping it with his forefinger'.

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Google unveils new Nexus devices
October 16 2014 at 09:49

The new lineup is Google's latest volley in its duel with Apple in the increasingly important mobile device market.

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Cheers to Ronaldo as Facebook likes top 100m
October 16 2014 at 09:49

Cristiano Ronaldo reached a cool 100 million likes on the social networking site and shared a video to thank his fans. [VIDEO]

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Inside the world of cyber crime
October 16 2014 at 09:49

If you want a glimpse of the underworld of cyber crime, there's no better guide than the US Secret Service.

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Bono apologises for free U2 album
October 16 2014 at 09:48

There were grumbles last month when the Irish rock band's new album was automatically downloaded onto iTunes accounts.

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Ebola could trigger food crisis
October 16 2014 at 09:07

On the eve of World Food Day, UN agencies and non-governmental organisations are scrambling to scale up efforts to avert widespread hunger.

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No hopping for this kangaroo
October 16 2014 at 09:07

Study focuses on group of big-bodied, short-faced kangaroos called sthenurines that lived in Australia 13 million years ago.

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