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BlackBerry tries to win back die-hards

BlackBerry is going back to its roots with a keyboard-equipped phone that looks like the original 'crackberrys'.

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Online privacy remains thorny issue

Experts say the backlash over online data collection and surveillance may lead to new privacy protections.

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Y2038, warnings of global chaos

If the doom-mongers are right, banking systems could crash and anything else that relies on computers could go into meltdown.

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‘Significant day in India’s space his ...

India announced two more successes in its space program - launching its largest rocket and testing the re-entry of an unmanned crew module.

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Escape from Alcatraz? It’s possible
December 18 2014 at 08:09

Three men who escaped from Alcatraz in one of the most famous prison breaks in history could have survived, experts say.

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Belarus tightens online media control
December 18 2014 at 08:52

Belarus has approved a bill that would allow authorities to shut internet media if they carry content deemed illegal.

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Hackers trick way into ICANN computers
December 18 2014 at 08:52

A 'spearfishing' attack hooked ICANN staff members with emails crafted to appear as though they were sent from peers.

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Amazon and the 1p glitch
December 18 2014 at 08:52

Furious small businesses in Britain face ruin after a glitch allowed online shoppers to buy their products on Amazon for 18 cents.

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Cloud business enjoying ‘breakthrough year’
December 18 2014 at 08:52

IBM aims to expand the number of data centres it offers clients around the world to meet fast-rising demand for internet-based services.

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SpaceX to attempt rocket landing at sea
December 18 2014 at 08:10

SpaceX says the landing is a vital step to prove its precision landing capabilities needed before it can gain a ground landing license.

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Global life expectancy rises
December 18 2014 at 08:08

Sub-Saharan Africa did not benefit from the upward trend with deaths from Aids resulting in a drop in average life expectancy of five years.

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Melting ice raises new climate fears
December 18 2014 at 08:08

Below average snow cover across the Arctic and excess summer ice melting in Greenland were observed this year by scientists.

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Review finds e-cigarettes may help smokers quit
December 17 2014 at 13:33

Evidence suggests e-cigarettes help smokers quit, but more research is needed to confirm this, say scientists.

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SA consumers clicking with online shopping
December 17 2014 at 13:33

Online shopping is increasing by about 35 percent a year in South Africa, says Arthur Goldstuck of World Wide Worx.

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