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Mojang founder: Why we sold to Microsoft

Markus Persson has told his millions of fans that he never meant for his product to become such a big hit.

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Blue whale numbers are recovering

One population of the world's largest animal is a conservation success, writes John Yeld.

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Data plan will lead to free flow of info

New policy will go a long way in positioning Cape Town as Africa's digital capital.

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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 ...

Forgotten your purse? Just wave your ...

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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In search of missing 'i' in Apple's Watch
September 11 2014 at 10:00

In announcing 'the next chapter of Apple's story', Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook chose to call an apple an apple.

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Pay dirt for Apple Pay?
September 11 2014 at 10:00

The success of Apple Pay hinges on the willingness of retailers to use NFC-based payment systems, industry experts said.

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Ozone layer shows first sign of recovery
September 11 2014 at 09:03

Experts said it was largely down to global action - a 1987 ban on man-made gases that damage the fragile high-altitude screen.

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Astronaut, cosmonauts back on Earth
September 11 2014 at 09:02

In addition to a pair of Russian space walks, the returning crew tackled a record number of science experiments.

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Found, British explorer’s lost ship
September 11 2014 at 09:02

HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, led by Sir John Franklin, were last seen in the 1840s but one has been located by a Canadian survey vessel. [VIDEO]

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Gates pledges $50m to fight Ebola
September 11 2014 at 09:02

The philanthropic foundation said it would release funds immediately to UN agencies and international organisations.

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China to launch space lab in 2016
September 11 2014 at 09:02

The rapid and purposeful development of China's manned programme is in contrast with that of Nasa.

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Unleash the author within
September 10 2014 at 14:13

You used to have to beg a book deal. No longer, the DIY approach is fast garnering readers and writers.

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Novel TB vaccine offers hope
September 10 2014 at 14:12

Clinical trials due to be conducted on 3 500 adults in SA, Kenya and Zambia.

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Baby penguins raised by zoo staff
September 10 2014 at 14:10

Four African penguins have hatched at the Johannesburg Zoo and are being raised by staff.

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