iol scitech oct 22 landline

Death of the landline

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

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iol scitech oct 22 Google Mood Music
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Google’s music service adds mood to mix

Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with other popular services.

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iol scitech oct 22 Digital Life Review Apples New iPads
AP

Apple issues security warning

Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords.

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Warming 'leading to damaged livelihoods’
October 16 2014 at 09:06

Natural disasters claimed over 22 000 lives last year, with Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines the deadliest of all, the Red Cross said.

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Top-secret space plane to land this week
October 15 2014 at 14:13

The unmanned X-37B is due to glide back to Earth after having launched in 2012.

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Better sales boost eBay
October 16 2014 at 06:27

Online auctioneer eBay posted a net income of $673-million in the third quarter.

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Snapchat breach exposes flawed premise
October 15 2014 at 14:13

The prospect of thousands of potentially racy Snapchat photos hitting the internet has driven home a simple fact.

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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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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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