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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.
It's a single circuit board the size of a credit card with no screen or keyboard, a far cry from the smooth tablets that dominate the technology market.
A Free State University professor's computer programming skills and garage tinkering has led to a tool that costs a fraction of the normal price, and may change lives too.
Tests at the world's biggest collider have provided the most exhaustive confirmation to date of the Standard Model, a four-decade-old conceptual framework for fundamental particles
Two NASA spacecraft are about to take pictures of the Earth for planetary science research, and the US space agency is encouraging people worldwide to jump into the shot.
Two newly discovered viruses are twice as large as the previous record-holders and may represent a completely new life form.
Deforestation has soared in the Brazilian Amazon since a new forestry code was passed last year at the urging of the agribusiness lobby.
British authorities recommended that distress beacons onboard all Boeing Dreamliners be disabled, after identifying the devices as the likely cause of a fire on a 787 at Heathrow.
Dell postponed a vote Thursday on a $24.4 billion go-private buyout plan amid opposition by major shareholders, creating new uncertainty for the former number one computer maker.
The British government it would look again at how it safeguards its telecommunications networks from feared security risks posed by the involvement of Chinese giant Huawei.
The European Union's environment commissioner says China can curb pollution without sacrificing economic growth. would like to send you push notifications.
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