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Veteran startup is movie magic

With more than 200 million users every month, IMDB is one of the most popular websites in the world – and a leader in internet startups.

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INLSA

Turn on to vinyl revival

The UK’s first official weekly vinyl chart is established as sales exceed the million mark.

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AP

A whale of a record

Female whale’s non-stop 14 000-mile journey from Russia to Mexico is longest migration ever recorded by a mammal, say scientists.

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Sharks give hi-tech cable a miss
April 16 2015 at 12:23

Shark researcher Paul von Blerck will head back to KwaZulu-Natal none the wiser.

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Future of music lies in streaming
April 16 2015 at 12:23

Streaming services are the "final destination" for the music industry if it is to survive - but only if fans pay for subscriptions.

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New comet found by SA telescope
April 16 2015 at 11:46

Astronomers have discovered a new comet – the first to be discovered in South Africa since 1978.

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Google accused of 'unfair advantage'
April 16 2015 at 11:24

Google has been accused of breaking European laws by skewing search results to promote its own services.

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Commercial planes open to hacking
April 15 2015 at 15:43

Watchdogs warn that passengers could hack into flight controls by using a plane's wireless entertainment system.

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Tuned out of whistling
April 15 2015 at 16:06

Portable music on mobile phones is drowning out the art of whistling, say researchers.

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Researchers find the dope on epilepsy
April 15 2015 at 16:00

Researchres say a compound found in marijuana plants is promising to sharply reduce the number of seizures suffered by children epilepsy.

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Nosing around cancer cells
April 15 2015 at 15:38

Low-cost electronic tester can detect signs of stomach cancer molecules in the breath – and the lesions that precede it.

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R145m grant for TB research
April 15 2015 at 15:36

Biomedical and behavioural research in the country gets a major boost with the awarding of nearly half a billion rand in funding to eight leading institutions.

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Online popularity does count
April 15 2015 at 11:05

Being popular on social media is worth its weight in gold these days, with plenty of companies looking to reward users and gain publicity for their brands.

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