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Drones take off as Christmas gifts

While historically people have thought of drones as military aircraft, the growth of drones as recreational vehicles has exploded.

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You don’t have to grin and bear it

Load shedding. Everyone hates it but some clever apps and gadgets are making it a little easier to bear.

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Uphill battle to tackle shark fishing

Kathy Xu recognises that she faces an uphill battle to tackle a lucrative industry, which is fuelled by demand for shark fins.

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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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'Internet should be human right'
December 11 2014 at 09:17

The man credited with inventing the World Wide Web has called for affordable access to the internet to be recognised as a human right.

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Censors loom large over PS4’s prospects
December 11 2014 at 09:17

Sony has yet to detail its plans for the PlayStation 4 in China, including the price tag and sales targets.

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‘The water is ours!’
December 11 2014 at 08:27

Thousands of people marched in Lima, urging world leaders to ensure a global switch to 100-percent clean energy by 2050.

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Instagram hits 300 million users
December 11 2014 at 09:17

The photo-sharing social network announced it has more than 300 million users as it unveiled a new system to authenticate celebrity members.

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IBM, Apple’s new business-oriented program
December 11 2014 at 09:17

Apple and IBM, once the most unlikely of allies, announced the first fruits of a partnership aimed at developing new mobile software.

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Water ‘came from asteroids, not comets’
December 11 2014 at 08:27

Earth's water is more likely to have come from asteroids that hit our planet billions of years ago than comets, say researchers.

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The meek plant-eater from Montana
December 11 2014 at 08:27

Scientists announced the discovery of the fossil of the oldest known horned dinosaur species from North America.

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NextCode stakes claim in pediatric market
December 11 2014 at 08:27

Startup NextCode Health will use gene-hunting tools to help a leading US hospital identify causes of rare diseases in children.

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Peru to seek charges against activists
December 11 2014 at 08:26

Greenpeace has apologised to Peruvians upset by its stunt at the world-famous Nazca lines, which authorities say harmed the archaeological marvel.

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The convenience of DIY smartphones
December 10 2014 at 13:42

Modular smartphones allow buyers to just take the parts of the phone they want, so they can create a unique device. [VIDEO]

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