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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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MeerKAT to host major project
December 12 2014 at 13:44

The MeerKAT astrological observatory was chosen as the host of a multi million rand radio astronomical receiver project.

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Afghanistan's Bruce Lee‘ an online hit
December 12 2014 at 13:39

A young Afghan man bearing a striking resemblance to kung fu legend Bruce Lee is high-kicking his way to Internet fame.

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Original Apple computer sells for $365 000
December 12 2014 at 09:12

A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 sold for $365 000 at Christie's.

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Pirate Bay offline after raid
December 12 2014 at 09:11

Swedish police have seized the computer servers hosting file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, taking the notorious website offline.

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PS4 China sales to begin Jan 11
December 12 2014 at 09:11

This marks PlayStation's official entry into China after Beijing lifted a 14-year ban on foreign consoles.

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Google axes Spanish news service
December 12 2014 at 09:12

The internet search giant would be forced to pay Spanish news organisations for stories shown on Google News under new legislation.

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Change that password before you plug in
December 12 2014 at 09:10

A Russian website has made a homes a public fare with users failing to put privacy settings on their cameras.

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Mountain-sized asteroid heading for Earth?
December 12 2014 at 08:18

An asteroid that passes Earth every three years has been found by experts, who admit it could 'theoretically' hit us.

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Kerry: No excuses, get to work
December 12 2014 at 08:18

US Secretary of State John Kerry tried to spur slow-moving UN climate talks, telling nations to stop bickering.

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Researchers unveil bird 'family tree'
December 12 2014 at 08:18

'Birds are dinosaurs. They're the one lineage of dinosaurs that made it through the mass extinction,' says biology professor Ed Braun.

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