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Facebook wants WhatsApp to make money
Facebook wants WhatsApp to make money
International

Facebook is laying the groundwork for its free messaging service WhatsApp to begin pulling in cash.

17h
Need coffee? It’s in your genes
Need coffee? It’s in your genes
Science News

If you need mugfuls of coffee to get going in the morning it’s probably not tiredness causing that but your DNA

17h
Apple patches major flaw
Apple patches major flaw
Security

Flaw discovered after UAE dissident is targeted.

24h
WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook
WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook
International

Messaging service WhatsApp will share some user data with its parent - Facebook - to allow for more relevant advertisements.

1 day ago
China lays claim to world’s greenest tower
China lays claim to world’s greenest tower
Asia

Shanghai Tower - the world's second tallest building - will have records for the highest hotel restaurant, as well as fastest lifts. [VIDEO]

1 day ago
Second Earth found, and it could be home to ET
Second Earth found, and it could be home to ET
Space

At 4.2 light years away, Proxima b is right on our doorstep - and high speed spaceships could reach it within decades. [VIDEO]

2 days ago
Why chimpanzees prefer to co-operate
Why chimpanzees prefer to co-operate
Science News

Researchers have found that chimps will work together for the group’s benefit and will even shun freeloaders

3 days ago
FNB launches its own cellphones
FNB launches its own cellphones
Companies

FNB has launched its own branded and affordable Android smartphones in a bid to integrate banking and customer mobility.

3 days ago
Deal puts Microsoft apps on Lenovo phones
Deal puts Microsoft apps on Lenovo phones
International

Microsoft and Lenovo deepen their “strategic relationship” with a deal that will put Office and Skype onto Lenovo’s mobile devices.

3 days ago
Nasa to land on asteroid in search for origin of life
Nasa to land on asteroid in search for origin of life
Space

Two-year-long mission will see spacecraft rendezvous with Asteroid Bennu in 2018 in search of samples.

3 days ago
Edible packaging to cut down on food waste
Edible packaging to cut down on food waste
Science News

Scientists are developing a milk-based edible packaging that they say will store food longer and taste better than plasic

4 days ago
‘Snapchat a threat to Twitter, not Facebook’
‘Snapchat a threat to Twitter, not Facebook’
International

Many people on Wall Street believe Facebook should be concerned about Snapchat, but one analyst says it’s really Twitter that should be worried.

4 days ago
Brooklyn kitchen cooks up taste of Mars
Brooklyn kitchen cooks up taste of Mars
Technology

Part art, part restaurant, this kitchen imagines what it will be like to eat on Mars, writes Kristen Hartke.

4 days ago
Post office launches parcel-tracking app
Post office launches parcel-tracking app
Technology

SA Post Office says it is embracing technologyto improve customer experience.

4 days ago
Pinterest starts selling video advertising
Pinterest starts selling video advertising
International

Pinterest’s new video ads will be interspersed with personalised feeds, catering to the interests of whoever is browsing.