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Mojang founder: Why we sold to Microsoft

Markus Persson has told his millions of fans that he never meant for his product to become such a big hit.

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Blue whale numbers are recovering

One population of the world's largest animal is a conservation success, writes John Yeld.

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Data plan will lead to free flow of info

New policy will go a long way in positioning Cape Town as Africa's digital capital.

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J marks spot for historic comet landing
September 16 2014 at 08:37

The European Space Agency unveiled the spot on a comet in deep space where it will attempt a high-stakes landing.

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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker
September 16 2014 at 09:19

Despite the acquisition, Minecraft will continue to be available on all platforms including iOS, Android and PlayStation.

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Microsoft spotlights new Windows OS
September 16 2014 at 09:19

The software titan sent out invitations to an event at which it is expected to provide a glimpse at the next version of Windows.

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Record orders for Apple’s new iPhones
September 16 2014 at 09:19

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply.

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On your cellphone? Use this lane
September 16 2014 at 09:19

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting.

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Exploring the ‘world’s oldest computer’
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Archaeologists began using a revolutionary new deep sea diving suit to explore an ancient shipwreck. [VIDEO]

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Hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Since 1998, Nasa has spent about $100-million on programs to find, assess and mitigate potentially threatening space neighbours.

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'Designer' antibiotics to halt superbugs
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Antibiotic resistance has been declared as big a threat to our safety as terrorism - but now scientists are testing a new form of the drug.

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Sharks in for a shocking surprise
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Electric repellent technology to be tested in waters off the Cape Peninsula.

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Privacy in the digital age
September 15 2014 at 14:13

A comprehensive, jargon-free guide to the celebrity nude-photo scandal.

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