iol scitech sep 27 kindle
AP

Ditch the Kindle, read a book instead

Books read on e-readers have been shown to be less enjoyable and harder to follow, new research claims.

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iol scitech oct 31 Tim Cook
REUTERS

Web users laud Cook for coming out

Apple's Tim Cook is the first chief executive of a major US corporation to come out to the world at large.

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iol scitech may 20 google glass
AFP

US cinemas could ban Google Glass

Influential US film industry organisations advise movie theatres to ban smartwatches or eyewear that could be used to record movies.

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£100m computer predicts the weather
October 28 2014 at 09:44

The UK Met Office says it is about to become the best in the world at forecasting the weather - thanks to a supercomputer.

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Thigh bone holds secrets of Stone Age
October 28 2014 at 08:40

UCT archaeology researcher helps sequence genome of Siberian man, the earliest human to have been sequenced.

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Boat forces rocket launch delay
October 28 2014 at 08:39

Planned launch of Cygnus cargo ship toward the International Space Station postponed due to a boat in the waters near the launch pad.

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UN: Keep up hope amid climate battle
October 28 2014 at 08:39

The UN has urged nations not to be overcome by hopelessness as they negotiate a new agreement to fight global warming.

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Rise in MERS prompts Saudi warning
October 28 2014 at 08:39

Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry urged residents of the world's top oil exporter to renew precautions against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

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Eight months on ‘Hawaiian Mars’
October 28 2014 at 08:39

Six people have sealed themselves inside a dome to embark on an eight-month test of how their mental health might fare during a mission to Mars.

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Japan, now you see it, now you don’t
October 27 2014 at 14:13

'It is not an overstatement to say that a colossal volcanic eruption would leave Japan extinct as a country', says expert.

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The gran too old to join Facebook
October 27 2014 at 14:13

Before making headlines, Anna Stoehre was just a lady who wanted to try something new and connect with family.

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Prospects bright for e-commerce in Asia
October 27 2014 at 14:09

Millions of South-East Asian are gingerly dipping their hands into e-commerce for the convenience, wide choices and competitive prices.

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Yes, even the English believed in Nessie
October 27 2014 at 14:08

According to new revelations, the English plotted to kidnap the Loch Ness Monster and display its carcass in London.

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