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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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Joburg to power up on trash
December 10 2014 at 13:19

The City of Joburg and Pikitup are rolling out a project to produce electricity using waste from landfill sites.

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Facebook’s new T&Cs explained
December 10 2014 at 09:37

Facebook has told its users that it will start gathering more data about its users. So, what does it actually mean?

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‘No attribution' to N Korea in hack
December 10 2014 at 09:37

A senior FBI official says that it has not confirmed suspicions that North Korea is behind the unprecedented cyber attack on Sony.

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Experts stymied by fake clue hackers
December 10 2014 at 09:38

Researchers say they have a wealth of clues - but no clear answers - as to the identity of those behind a series of newly discovered cyberattacks.

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Australia to crack down on online pirates
December 10 2014 at 09:38

Australia outlined plans to tackle online piracy as it moves to end the country's position as one of the world's top illegal downloaders of TV shows.

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Apple trial to continue with new plaintiff
December 10 2014 at 09:38

A federal judge said she's tentatively satisfied with a proposal to add Barbara Bennett as the new named plaintiff in the lawsuit over Apple's iTunes software.

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Museum lifts lid on mummy coffin
December 10 2014 at 08:20

Even before opening the coffin, the conservators knew some of what to expect. [VIDEO]

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Malaria: ‘Choose nets over insecticide’
December 10 2014 at 08:20

A study says donors should invest their limited resources on additional bed nets as the most cost-effective solution to tackling malaria.

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China ivory sales ‘out of control’
December 10 2014 at 08:20

The illegal trade in ivory in China is 'out of control' and could push wild elephants to extinction within a generation.

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Orbital Sciences regroups after rocket blast
December 10 2014 at 08:19

Orbital Sciences has selected United Launch Alliance's Atlas 5 rocket to fly one Cygnus cargo ship in late 2015.

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