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New evidence puts a dent into the reputation of the famous "first bird" -- Archaeopteryx, a feathered descendant of the dinosaurs which lived around 150 million years ago.
Microsoft is bringing a pared-down version of its Office software to Android phones, but it won't work on Android tablets just as it doesn't on iPads.
The debate on social media ethics following two FHM writers who were fired, has continued to be a talking point for various corporate companies.
Sharing on social media helps hackers sharpen "spear phishing" attacks they use to trick their way into computers, security experts have warned.
Earthquakes can rip open sub-sea pockets of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas, according to a study by German and Swiss scientists.
Scientists are closer to understanding the evolutionary reason behind monogamy, with two new studies that explore different advantages of the practice that pairs mates.
Forestry officials on the Greek island of Crete have slapped a five-year ban on the collection of a variety of wild herbs snipped to near-extinction.
BMW AG is showing off the production model of its new i3 electric compact that uses carbon-fiber materials to keep the weight down and improve driving performance.
Earthquakes can rip open sub-sea pockets of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas, according to a study by German and Swiss scientists published on Sunday.
Images from a nearby galaxy may have explained how star factories can bizarrely slow down, astronomers reported.
US scientists said they have found a genetic link to allergies, which also exists in people with connective tissue disorders.
Russian video game publisher 1C Company boarded a former US aircraft carrier to re-write the Cuban Missile Crisis that had super powers on the brink of nuclear war in 1962.
Five European countries have sent prototypes to the port of Toulon under a four-year, €4-million programme to build a squad of unmanned underwater rovers.
Plans to launch a 24-hour SABC news channel via DStv by August 1 are on track, the two organisations said on Friday.
Well-known hacker Barnaby Jack has died in San Francisco, a week before he was due to show off techniques for attacking heart devices that he said could kill a man from 9m away.
Facebook is finally a hit with investors, more than a year after the fiasco of its insanely over-hyped initial public offering.
Google on Wednesday unveiled a slimmer tablet computer on its Nexus brand and a thumb-sized device that lets popular mobile gadgets feed online content wirelessly to TV sets.
The South African internet population grew by over 2 million in the last year, according to the latest report issued by the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA).
Television viewers will soon have more options with the launch of a new satellite decoder from Platco hitting the South African market in October.
Network analytics specialty firm DeepField on Monday said that Google accounts for nearly a quarter of Internet traffic in North America.
Graphics chip star NVIDIA has set a July 31 release date for its Shield handheld gaming and entertainment device powered by Google's Android software.
Work begins on the foundations of an 838 m skyscraper in China, which will be the world's tallest building.
US emergency rooms are becoming littered with children suffering TV set-related injuries, with flat-screen models contributing to rising casualty figures.
Apple said Sunday that it took its software developers website offline after it was hacked, warning that personal information about them may have been stolen.
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