iol scitech oct 13 sony tv
REUTERS

TV licence: liable until it is cancelled

The SABC lays down a set of fairly onerous requirements for the cancelling of a TV licence. Wendy Knowler investigates

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iol scitech feb 13 China Pollution
AP

Beijing’s focus on coal lost in haze of smog

The soaring, grimy chimneys of the coal-fired power station have belched the last of their choking fumes into Beijing's air, authorities say.

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iol scitech oct 22 landline

Death of the landline

A study found 28 percent of people cannot recall their home number, while a third ignore their landline when it rings.

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Online bargains that don’t exist
October 17 2014 at 09:22

The boom in online trade has made the internet a target for crooks, who use lookalike websites to dupe shoppers out of millions.

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Pupils present planet-saving inventions
October 17 2014 at 09:22

A look at some of the creative innovations that pupils devised for this year's HIP2B² 3M Innovation Challenge.

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Gallery: Apple’s new bag of tricks
October 17 2014 at 09:21

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand.

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Peru glaciers shrink 40% in 44 years
October 17 2014 at 08:24

The worst-affected glacier was 5 200-meter-high tourist gem Pastoruri in the Andes mountains, which lost 52 percent of its surface.

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DiCaprio digs deep to save oceans
October 17 2014 at 08:24

Leonardo DiCaprio's conservation foundation said it has awarded a $2-million grant to establish marine reserves and to stop overfishing.

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To be a hero, act first and think later
October 17 2014 at 08:25

Research shows that fast-moving Good Samaritans really do act first and think later.

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Roche seeks approval for Ebola virus test
October 17 2014 at 08:24

Roche has filed its Ebola virus test for emergency use approval in the US, in response to the world's worst outbreak of the disease.

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Saturn moon's 'life-friendly' ocean
October 17 2014 at 08:24

Saturn's battered moon Mimas may have a thin global ocean buried miles beneath its icy surface.

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Apple’s slimmer iPads lack ‘wow factor’
October 17 2014 at 04:19

Apple’s new iPads are faster and come with modest improvements - including a fingerprint sensor.

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Facebook’s Safety Check tool for disasters
October 16 2014 at 14:21

Facebook is launching a tool that lets users notify worried relatives that they are safe during or after natural disasters.

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