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Iran denies internet will be cut

Iran has denied online reports surfacing Tuesday that it plans to cut access to the Internet in August and replace it with a national...

Satellite crippling solar flare to hit today

An outburst from the sun late Sunday night is bathing Earth in the most powerful solar-radiation storm in six years. The radiation storm is the...

Blizzard Entertainment axes 600 employees

Blizzard Entertainment, publisher of "World of Warcraft" and other hit videogames, announced Wednesday that it is cutting 600 jobs. The Irvine, California-based Blizzard, a division...

Cyber crooks stepping up weapons production

Cyber criminals are cranking out new weapons at a brisk pace, tailoring malicious software for a spectrum of gadgets including smartphones, tablets, and Macintosh...

Google privacy policy goes ahead, despite objections

Google Inc's controversial new privacy policy went live Thursday, offering millions of Google users the advantage of more individualized service, but at the expense...

Zandvlei fish not fit for human consumption, not to be eaten

People should not collect or consume fish washing out in the Zandvlei estuary in Cape Town, the fisheries department said on Tuesday. Spokesman Lionel Adendorf...

Colonies of giant hairy spiders attack villagers in India

Officials say colonies of giant biting spiders have attacked villagers and sparked panic in remote northeast India. But they say locals' attempts to treat...

Cruel conditions of overcrowded monkey farms spark concerns

Thousands of monkeys are being held in overcrowded and barren farms in Laos and sold for international laboratory research, according to a report from...

Online shopping on the rise in South Africa

Online shopping in South Africa is on the rise, with the majority of active internet users saying they do so, according to a survey...

World of Warcraft scrutinised during Breivik trial

The trial of Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway last year, dealt Wednesday with role-playing game "World of Warcraft", which he...

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