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28 days ago
What famous scientists earned
What famous scientists earned
Opinion

Based on available data, Isaac Newton should have asked for a raise, writes Jesse Green.

28 days ago
Ozone hole on the mend
Ozone hole on the mend
Environment

Scientists say the hole in the ozone layer over Antartica is healing and may be closed by 2050.

28 days ago
Here come the virtual reality Olympics
Here come the virtual reality Olympics
SciTech News

Broadcaster NBC and Samsung are teaming up to offer virtual reality coverage of the Olympic games.

28 days ago
Android: Google serves up sweet new name
Android: Google serves up sweet new name
International

The latest version of Google’s Android software has a nickname that follows in the footsteps of Lollipop and Gingerbread.

28 days ago
Facebook grows African user base
Facebook grows African user base
International

Facebook has increased the number of regular users in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.

28 days ago
Yahoo moving towards better future - Mayer
Yahoo moving towards better future - Mayer
International

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer moves to reassure investors concerned about the process to potentially sell the web portal’s operations.

29 days ago
Meet the web’s biggest liar
Meet the web’s biggest liar
Internet

After ten years of pranking the media Tommaso Debenedetti shows no sign of slowing down.

29 days ago
Facebook’s next big feed change
Facebook’s next big feed change
Internet

Social media giant says it will tweak its algorithm to surface more personal posts and reduce publisher posts.

29 days ago
Birds have favourite fast food places
Birds have favourite fast food places
Environment

Researchers say that birds have adapted to city life and now frequent their favourite fast food joints at night.

29 days ago
Facebook wins Belgian privacy case
Facebook wins Belgian privacy case
Internet

Belgian data protection authority loses bid to stop Facebook tracking users to its site.

29 days ago
The formula behind Facebook’s News Feed
The formula behind Facebook’s News Feed
International

News Feed is a central feature on Facebook - but how are statuses, posts and pictures ranked for you?.

30 days ago
Google Earth images just got sharper
Google Earth images just got sharper
International

Satellite sent into orbit in 2013 helps Google’s free online mapping service bring the world into better focus.

30 days ago
Algorithms, bots and your news sphere
Algorithms, bots and your news sphere
International

The news industry is rapidly losing control of the news - along with the revenue that goes with it - in an increasingly digital world.

30 days ago
Pinterest boosts e-commerce features
Pinterest boosts e-commerce features
International

Online bulletin board Pinterest unveils new features as part of its push to become an e-commerce hub.

31 days ago
Why 2016’s biggest tech IPO is battling
Why 2016’s biggest tech IPO is battling
International

In delaying its IPO by two years, Japanese messaging app company Line left billions of dollars on the table as its valuation shrivelled.