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Cybersecurity Bill goes to Parliament

The new and proposed Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill, which aims to create offences and prescribed penalties related to cybercrime, will be presented to Parliament...

Neil Armstrong, 1st man on the moon, dies aged 82

Neil Armstrong was a quiet, self-described "nerdy" engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved U.S. pilot he made "one giant leap...

Boy donates life savings to save forest

A tree-loving Slovak boy has donated his life savings to protect forests in the High Tatras region stricken by a plague of bark beetles...

Albert Einstein’s original notes to be posted online

Albert Einstein's complete archives - from personal correspondence with half a dozen lovers to notebooks scribbled with his groundbreaking scientific research - are going...

Mind controlled robot to help paraplegics

A professor at a Swiss university has unveiled a robot that can be controlled by the brainwaves of a paraplegic person wearing an electrode-fitted...

Forensic testing turnaround mooted

Lengthy delays in acquiring forensic test results have harsh effects on the lives of many South Africans, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Wednesday. The...

Angry Birds quest to conquor space gets a little help from NASA

Angry Birds head to Space in March Rovio's Angry Birds are taking their battle against the egg-stealing pigs into space and NASA is giving them...

Mobile technology can help solve Africa’s social problems

The ability for mobile technology to solve major social problems in Africa is unprecedented, says Communication Minister Dina Pule. "From health to education, mobile technology...

India warns Twitter over ethnic violence rumours

India threatened to take action yesterday against Twitter over content alleged to have inflamed ethnic tensions, as leaked documents revealed the government scrambling to...

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...

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