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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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Man-made DNA to cure cancer?
April 13 2015 at 15:21

Experts hope that by injecting strands of artificial DNA, each mimicking a different killer disease, the body’s immune system can learn to ward off anything from ebola to cancer.

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Parkhurst first in ‘high-speed’ fibre-hood
April 13 2015 at 13:49

Jozi suburb raises its trendy barometer as the first residential zone in the city to get genuine high-speed internet.

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Government unveils new research laboratory
April 13 2015 at 13:03

Local scientists now have a super-clean environment in which to use nanotechnology to develop diagnostic devices with minimal contamination, says minister.

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No sour grapes in rhino wine campaigns
April 13 2015 at 10:46

Wine brand inititative to raise funds for rhino conservation won’t take legal action against SANParks for copying business model.

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Hackers target Southeast Asia
April 13 2015 at 10:47

Chinese cyber spies have had their eyes on key governments and businesses in the region for over a decade, says online security company.

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It’s true: teenagers live online
April 10 2015 at 15:50

A study found that 56 percent of US teens are online several times a day - with 24 percent connected to the Internet and social networks "almost constantly."

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Black flamingo spottted (again)
April 10 2015 at 16:16

Nature lovers agog at the discovery of the rare bird seen on the banks of a lake in Cyprus.

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Apple extends emoji family
April 10 2015 at 16:03

Tech giant rolls out characters that include gay or alernative family illustrations.

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Smart phone for smart money
April 10 2015 at 15:53

So it’s not an iPhone, but it costs a tenth of the price. Meet the budget friendly Smart 4 Turbo

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Polluted: Paris in the spring
April 10 2015 at 15:52

The city of romance is plagued by a seasonal pollution crisis that puts it on par with Beijing, say city officials.

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