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The hostage that eluded Sydney gunman

After traditional media refused to air details of phone calls his hostages made, Man Haron Monis turned to social media.

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Why we really do have a homing instinct

Scientists have pinpointed signals in the human brain that determine how good we are at navigating.

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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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‘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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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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Privacy watchdog to probe Facebook
December 17 2014 at 08:43

The announcement came a day after the Hague-based Data Protection Agency warned Google it was breaching data protection laws.

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Google releases top 10 search trends
December 17 2014 at 08:43

Robin Williams's death had people scouring for insights into the comic's life, making him the hottest search trend of 2014.

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Athena’s got a ticket to fly
December 17 2014 at 08:43

Humanoid robot Athena is the creation of PhD student Alexander Herzog and his colleague Jeannette Bohg. [VIDEO]

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Swedish site to combat child sex tourism
December 17 2014 at 08:43

Resekurage.se encourages Swedes travelling to destinations known for child sex tourism to report suspicious behaviour among fellow nationals.

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3D points way to smart cancer treatment
December 17 2014 at 08:11

Scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalised replica models of cancerous parts of the body.

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Renovated Tutankhamun gallery unveiled
December 17 2014 at 08:11

The renovation is part of a seven-year project to refurbish the entire Egyptian Museum overlooking Tahrir Square.

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Rover finds organic molecules on Mars
December 17 2014 at 08:11

Mars rover Curiosity has found carbon-containing compounds in samples drilled out of an ancient rock.

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Greenpeace fined for nuclear protest
December 17 2014 at 08:10

A Spanish court fined Greenpeace and 16 of its activists about R250 000 for damage caused during a protest at a nuclear plant.

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