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App a ‘game changer for commuters’

Cape Town is the first city in Africa to offer commuters a free mobile application that gives them real-time information on public transport.

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Microsoft to provide tools for tackling Ebola

Microsoft will provide free cloud-computing and research applications to qualified medical researchers working on the Ebola virus.

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China 'directly attacking Apple users’

Apple's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a web monitoring group said.

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‘Spray-on-skin' for ulcers flops in trial
October 15 2014 at 14:08

A novel spray-on skin treatment consisting of living cells, made by Smith & Nephew, has failed in a late-stage clinical trial.

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A solution to everyday hassle
October 15 2014 at 14:07

Innovative Cape Town teens invent device to keep hot water flowing.

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Defective gadgets: Know your rights
October 15 2014 at 08:54

Get in on the Consumer Protection Act when it comes to defective devices, warns Wendy Knower.

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French bank lets clients tweet money
October 15 2014 at 08:54

Money is now only a tweet away for French people, after a bank launched a novel way to transfer money on the social networking platform.

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Poodle’s bite as bad as its bark
October 15 2014 at 08:54

Researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over online accounts.

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Skype launches video messaging app
October 15 2014 at 08:53

The new service seeks to help Microsoft catch up to rivals in the fast-growing mobile messaging space.

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Want to freeze your eggs? Work for Apple
October 15 2014 at 08:53

Apple and Facebook will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs in a race to acquire top-flight talent.

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Rescuing vultures from a wipe-out
October 15 2014 at 08:13

Due to their habitat being modified, vulture chicks often find themselves in the type of trouble that they would not naturally encounter.

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Stemcells from human embryos prove safe
October 15 2014 at 08:13

The longest-running trial of stemcells derived from a human embryo found that the cells caused patients none of the problems scientists feared.

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Anthropocene, the age of humans
October 15 2014 at 08:13

People are changing Earth so much, that scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in.

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