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REUTERS

Genes could be key to Ebola survival

New study provides strong evidence that genetic differences play a major role in whether people die from the disease.

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iol scitech oct 31  Dick Costolo
AP

Twitter growth slowdown normal, say experts

Twitter's user growth is slowing at about the same pace as Facebook's did when it was just as old, according to data.

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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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Microsoft results beat expectations
October 24 2014 at 09:52

Microsoft reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and internet 'cloud' services.

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Google in ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’
October 24 2014 at 09:51

Google has provided a sneak peek into Bhutan by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom.

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Partial eclipse sweeps across America
October 24 2014 at 08:41

A partial solar eclipse swept across much of North America, triggering floods of blurry pictures of a crescent-shaped sun on social media.

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iPhone 6 finally launched in SA
October 24 2014 at 09:52

Apple fans started queuing from the early hours of the morning to get their hands on the most-wanted gadget.

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Facebook app lets users use pseudonyms
October 24 2014 at 09:51

Facebook has released its new app Rooms, which allow users to enter chat rooms using pseudonyms, the social media network said.

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MTN uses promotions to boost sales
October 24 2014 at 09:51

Telecoms provider MTN said it had boosted sales by adding personalised promotions to credit balance inquiries.

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Doctors transplant non-beating heart
October 24 2014 at 08:41

Heart transplants have to date only been performed where the organ is still beating. [VIDEO]

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Ice Age people dwelled high in Andes
October 24 2014 at 08:41

Scientists have described the world's highest known Ice Age settlements - two archaeological sites about 12 000 years old.

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EU agrees to landmark climate deal
October 24 2014 at 08:40

European Union leaders agreed a landmark climate change deal, including a headline commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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China launches moon orbiter
October 24 2014 at 08:40

China has launched an experimental spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned trip.

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