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Daily Tablet drastically cuts staff

The Daily, a digital-only news publication championed by News Corp. founder Rupert Murdoch, is laying off nearly a third of its staff. In cutting 50...

New robot helps find the perfit fit for online clothes purchases

Fashion fans have one more reason to swap brick-and-mortar shops for online retailers: a company in tech-savvy Estonia has come up with a way...

Iran tightens its control of the country’s internet

Iran denies internet will be cut Iran calls it the "soft war" with the West: Battles to control, defend and monitor the Internet and other...

Google gives a glimpse of internet glasses

Google gave the world a glimpse of its vision for letting people look at life through Internet-tinted glasses yesterday, when a video (watch above)...

Solidarity: ICT industry shedding jobs

The information and communications technology (ICT) industry is shedding jobs despite a skills shortage, trade union Solidarity said this afternoon. "ICT companies retrench highly skilled...

Twitter explains what went wrong

A freak double failure in its data centers took Twitter down for around an hour yesterday, leaving millions without updates from friends, celebrities and...

Cancer drugs could help in the treatment of Ebola

Some cancer drugs used to treat patients with leukemia may also help stop the Ebola virus and give the body time to control the...

Antarctic waters changing due to climate

The densest waters of Antarctica have reduced dramatically over recent decades, in part due to man-made impacts on the climate, Australian scientists said Friday. Research...

Climate pact process stumbles as countries bicker in Bonn

Less than six months after the world agreed to craft a new climate pact by 2015, negotiations stumbled at a crucial preparatory phase today...

Gates calls for more tools, vaccine to end AIDS

AIDS cannot be halted through treatment alone, and more prevention tools, in particular a vaccine, are needed to move seriously toward ending it, philanthropist...

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