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Google, Apple to boost encryption

The move should mean that even the government with its court-issued warrants will be blocked from getting hold of personal data.

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Sony hopes for PlayStation profit boost

Buoyed by strong sales of the latest PS4, Sony Entertainment CEO Andrew House hopes he can again raise the division's profit forecast.

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How online piracy thrives in the cloud

Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the Internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study.

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On your cellphone? Use this lane

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweet ...

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Who are you really following?
September 19 2014 at 09:17

Following a politician on Twitter? Friends with a minister on Facebook? Check again, writes Kieran Legg.

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Chinese lead charge in iPhone debut
September 19 2014 at 09:16

Buyers from China, deprived of the latest iPhone launch at home, were among the first in line in Japan to grab the '6'.

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How online piracy thrives in the cloud
September 19 2014 at 09:16

Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the Internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study.

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Sony hopes for PlayStation profit boost
September 19 2014 at 09:16

Buoyed by strong sales of the latest PS4, Sony Entertainment CEO Andrew House hopes he can again raise the division's profit forecast.

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Google, Apple to boost encryption
September 19 2014 at 09:16

The move should mean that even the government with its court-issued warrants will be blocked from getting hold of personal data.

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Ugly art research wins Ig Nobel awards
September 19 2014 at 08:21

Among the 10 awards, four went to researchers that took a peculiar interest in food.

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‘Climate change is here’
September 19 2014 at 08:21

Activists concerned about climate change gathered at the Union Buildings to deliver a petition on 'climate justice demands'.

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Scientists locate 'ghost' ship wrecks
September 19 2014 at 08:20

US researchers working with divers and sonar equipment have located the wrecks of what they dubbed 'forgotten ghost ships'. [VIDEO]

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It's not a small world after all
September 19 2014 at 08:20

Contrary to some earlier projections, the world's population will soar through the end of the 21st century, the UN and other experts say.

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The heat is on: August hottest month
September 19 2014 at 08:20

Last month was the hottest August on record for global average temperatures over land and ocean surfaces, say NOAA scientists.

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