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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...

Yahoo to shed 2,000 jobs

Yahoo Inc was to announce Wednesday that it would cut up to 2,000 jobs as the internet pioneer faces declining revenues and increasing competition,...

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...

Japanese firm unveils gesture control device

Japanese technology titan NEC has unveiled a gadget that allows users to control their TV, mobile phone or tablet computer using a virtual input...

R886m invested in varsity ICT

The Higher Education and Training Department says R886 million has been invested in connecting South African universities and public research organisations to each other...

Driving a white car could save your life

Car buyers interested in a good resale price tend to opt for black, silver or dark blue vehicles but when it comes to safety,...

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...

Facebook as a useful tool

Facebook is about more than connecting with friends. It can be about finding a lost relative, saving a life or overthrowing a regime. Here are...

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...

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