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Transport app makes trip-planning easy

A cellphone app that puts all public transport times and stops at passengers' fingertips is to be launched in Cape Town.

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Microsoft jumping on smartwatch train?

Microsoft is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks, Forbes reported.

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Twitter to reconfigure user timelines

The popular messaging service is inching toward the Facebook model of using software to 'curate' what users see based on their interests or activities.

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Defective gadgets: Know your rights
October 15 2014 at 08:54

Get in on the Consumer Protection Act when it comes to defective devices, warns Wendy Knower.

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Skype launches video messaging app
October 15 2014 at 08:53

The new service seeks to help Microsoft catch up to rivals in the fast-growing mobile messaging space.

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Want to freeze your eggs? Work for Apple
October 15 2014 at 08:53

Apple and Facebook will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs in a race to acquire top-flight talent.

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Colonising Mars? Forget about it
October 15 2014 at 08:13

Conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within 68 days, a new study says.

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Rescuing vultures from a wipe-out
October 15 2014 at 08:13

Due to their habitat being modified, vulture chicks often find themselves in the type of trouble that they would not naturally encounter.

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Stemcells from human embryos prove safe
October 15 2014 at 08:13

The longest-running trial of stemcells derived from a human embryo found that the cells caused patients none of the problems scientists feared.

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Anthropocene, the age of humans
October 15 2014 at 08:13

People are changing Earth so much, that scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in.

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Ebola: Zuckerberg to donate $25m
October 15 2014 at 08:12

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan will donate $25-million to the Centres for Disease Control Foundation to fight Ebola.

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Smart people prefer curly fries
October 14 2014 at 14:20

We share a lot of information on social media, but it turns out we are sharing far more than we think.

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‘Why I believe in ghosts’
October 14 2014 at 14:19

As the 'Grey Lady' of Dudley Castle is caught on camera, a respected literary critic explains his fascination.

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