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What Minecraft sale will mean for its fans

For many, the Minecraft-Microsoft deal will become the canary in the redstone mine, writes Abby Ohlheiser.

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Jobless, Ghana’s youth turn to selling blood

Commercial blood donors, as the authorities call them, fill a void in a country where blood is often in short supply.

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iol scitech sep 22 india mars mission
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India prepares for crucial Mars manoeuvre

After a journey of 300 days, India's Mars spacecraft is due to enter into orbit around the Red Planet.

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When Jaws terrorised tropical Doncaster
September 17 2014 at 14:13

Scientists believe that 300 million years ago Doncaster was a water-logged tropical forest - infested by sharks.

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Data plan will lead to free flow of info
September 17 2014 at 14:13

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

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Apple releases new mobile software
September 17 2014 at 10:21

The iOS 8 mobile operating system will be available free for download to many iPhone and iPad models.

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Number of websites explodes past a billion
September 17 2014 at 10:21

The number of websites has burst above one billion and is growing apace, according to figures updated in real time.

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Media sees profit from digital - study
September 17 2014 at 10:21

The Internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a study shows.

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Sony warns of $2.14bn annual loss
September 17 2014 at 10:20

Sony has raised its forecast annual loss more than fourfold to $2.14-billion, blaming its struggling mobile phone business.

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Forgotten your purse? Just wave your wrist
September 17 2014 at 10:20

The launch of bPay coincides with a new system of contactless payment on public transport in London, where cash is no longer accepted on buses.

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Natural disasters displacing millions
September 17 2014 at 09:10

About 22 million people were displaced in 2013 due to disasters brought on by natural hazards.

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Experts given glimpse of colossal squid
September 17 2014 at 09:10

This specimen, like other octopus and squid species, has three hearts - one to pump blood around the body and two for its gills.

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Richard III killed by blows to the head
September 17 2014 at 09:10

Scientists have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bosworth more than 500 years ago.

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