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Musk gets new challenge with Nasa contract

With a contract for his firm to build a spacecraft for carrying astronauts to the ISS, Elon Musk's star is on the rise again.

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Compact cameras turn to selfies

Digital camera sales have dropped after losing out to smartphones, but manufacturers hope to regain market share by offering improvements.

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How children made Stonehenge treasure

The artefacts were crafted nearly 4 000 years ago, 1 000 years before the invention of the magnifying glass. [VIDEO]

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Compact cameras turn to selfies

Digital camera sales have dropped after losing out to smartphones, but manufacturers hope to regain market share by offering improvements.

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 ...

Compact cameras turn to selfies

Digital camera sales have dropped after losing out to smartphones, but manufacturers hope to regain market share by offering improvements.

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Apple releases new mobile software
September 17 2014 at 10:21

The iOS 8 mobile operating system will be available free for download to many iPhone and iPad models.

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Sony warns of $2.14bn annual loss
September 17 2014 at 10:20

Sony has raised its forecast annual loss more than fourfold to $2.14-billion, blaming its struggling mobile phone business.

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Forgotten your purse? Just wave your wrist
September 17 2014 at 10:20

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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Boeing, SpaceX to build next spacecraft
September 17 2014 at 09:10

Nasa awarded a total of $6.8-billion to the two companies for their respective spacecraft.

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Natural disasters displacing millions
September 17 2014 at 09:10

About 22 million people were displaced in 2013 due to disasters brought on by natural hazards.

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Experts given glimpse of colossal squid
September 17 2014 at 09:10

This specimen, like other octopus and squid species, has three hearts - one to pump blood around the body and two for its gills.

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How Apple's HealthKit will work
September 17 2014 at 09:09

HealthKit, which is still under development, is the centre of a new healthcare system by Apple.

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Richard III killed by blows to the head
September 17 2014 at 09:10

Scientists have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bosworth more than 500 years ago.

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Apple gives tool to remove U2 album
September 16 2014 at 13:35

While it's already possible to delete the album, Apple's tool makes it possible in one step.

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Origin of ancient ‘plasters’
September 16 2014 at 13:36

The modern plaster was invented in the US in 1920 by Earle Dickson, but its history started thousands of years before...

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