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Data plan will lead to free flow of info

New policy will go a long way in positioning Cape Town as Africa's digital capital.

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When Jaws terrorised tropical Doncaster

Scientists believe that 300 million years ago Doncaster was a water-logged tropical forest - infested by sharks.

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Media sees profit from digital - study

The Internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a study shows.

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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 ...

Forgotten your purse? Just wave your ...

The launch of bPay coincides with a new system of contactless payment on public transport in London, where cash is no longer accepted on buses ...

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SA academic wins ‘Nobel water prize’
September 9 2014 at 08:48

South African-born and educated water engineer and academic John Briscoe honoured with top award in his field.

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Meteor impact ‘felt throughout city’
September 9 2014 at 08:48

Scientists believe the meteorite may have splintered from the 2014 RC 'pitbull' asteroid that passed very close to Earth on Sunday.

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How trout and eels cooperate in hunts
September 9 2014 at 08:48

It's an underwater dream team, and scientists got to witness it first-hand.

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Ancient pits reveal origin of peach
September 9 2014 at 08:48

Scientists say an analysis of well-preserved ancient peach pits traces the domestication of this sweet fruit back at least 7 500 years.

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Map gives insight into Ebola outbreaks
September 9 2014 at 08:48

Scientists have created the newest map of places most at risk of an Ebola outbreak.

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From flappy birds to swing copters
September 8 2014 at 13:45

Hayley Tsukayama reviews two new smartphone apps...

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Scientists examine the roots of evil
September 8 2014 at 13:45

‘The more data we collect, the less evidence we find to support the banality of evil idea,’ says a scientist.

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Turning tables on brute-force hackers
September 8 2014 at 13:45

It shouldn't be possible for people to select such obvious passwords as ‘123456’, writes Brian Fung.

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Cape’s a safe haven for special turtles
September 8 2014 at 13:45

Critically endangered and a very long way from home – but two hawksbill sea turtles are safe.

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Google panel begins privacy debate
September 8 2014 at 11:43

A panel appointed by Google is to debate the balance between privacy and the free flow of information.

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