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Facebook@Work doomed to fail?

Katie Benner is curious to see what happens with Facebook@Work, the company's attempt to make a tool for collaboration.

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Green Climate Fund falls shy of $10bn target

Nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3-billion for a climate fund to help poor countries cut emissions.

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Possible to ‘pre-empt flu virus evolution’

Flu is a notoriously tricky virus to beat, since there are so many different strains circulating at any one time.

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Scars help reveal whale migration routes
November 14 2014 at 13:26

Researchers know humpbacks migrate between their feeding grounds and warmer waters where they breed, but the exact routes are not known.

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'US spies on phones from the sky'
November 14 2014 at 09:18

Details of flights were not given, but they were said to take place regularly with each outing potentially gathering data from tens of thousands of phones.

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iOS bug has potential to steal data
November 14 2014 at 09:18

The network security company FireEye disclosed the vulnerability behind the Masque Attack earlier this week.

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Cheap hi-tech phones for Africa release
November 14 2014 at 09:19

Smartphones from just over R300 could be available on the African market early next year, AfricaCom delegates heard.

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BlackBerry expands security arsenal
November 14 2014 at 09:18

As part of its strategy, BlackBerry unveiled several upgrades to its mobile security weapons and a partnership with Samsung.

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Satirical site The Onion up for grabs?
November 14 2014 at 09:18

The Onion has hired a financial adviser for a possible sale, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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Philae marooned in comet's shadows
November 14 2014 at 08:19

Scientists hope that samples drilled from the comet by Philae will unlock details about how the planets - and possibly even life - evolved.

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Who do these bones belong to?
November 14 2014 at 08:19

Archaeologists are hoping that a skeleton found in a tomb will solve the riddle of who ancient Greece's biggest burial mound was built for.

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Expect more lightning by 2100 - report
November 14 2014 at 08:18

Lightning has the power to spark wildfires and scientists say that climate change may lead to 50 percent more of it by century's end.

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Low blow in fight against measles
November 14 2014 at 08:18

Progress towards wiping out measles worldwide has stalled, says the World Health Organisation.

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