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All is fair in Love, War and Search Engine Optimisation? Not quite, but using a Competitors’ Brand as Google AdWords,
Search Engine Optimisation for online businesses is an important issue, which requires the expenditure of significant time, money and effort
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In-page VS Local SEO
Where should you be throwing your wallet. And I mean throw your wallet. That is what most people are doing,
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Launching us into S7th heaven
Samsung’s latest release, the S7, is impressive says Alan Cooper
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Emoji to get gender overhaul
A new proposal paves the way for emoji to be assigned genders by users.
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#YearInSpace astronaut lands on terra firma
Astronaut Scott Kelly landed back on earth on Wednesday after an unprecedented 340 days in space.
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Video: #YearInSpace astronaut back home
Astronaut Scott Kelly returned to earth on Wednesday after spending 340 days in space.
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Who really invented stealth technology?
Decades after the U.S. Air Force unveiled one if its first stealth combat planes, the B-2 bomber, lawyers are still
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Data a toxic asset, so why not throw it out?
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Attorney general ready to defend surveillance at tech industry gathering
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is traveling to the heart of the U.S. technology industry to make her pitch that tech
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Spiderman plasters speed up recovery
A new technique that fires a web of threads onto a wound will likely speed up healing and provide better
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Pokemon turns 20, still going strong
Nintendo announces new games to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Pokemon franchise.
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VIDEO: Thieves targeting mobile apps
Hackers are pursuing instant messaging and other mobile apps as they carry malware which gives them your information.
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Landlines are for old people
Barely two percent of teenagers use a landline to make a call according to a new survey.
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Six Things You Need to Know About Viewability
The industry had recognized the importance of measuring how frequently an online ad has the opportunity to be seen, not
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Feds test SkyTracker rogue drone detector
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How to build a time machine
Every now and again, we all indulge in dreams about traveling in time. Wouldn't it be wonderful to return to
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Government enlists tech giants to fight ISIS message
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5 cool technology leaps about to change aviation
Given the terrifyingly airline seat patents filed in recent years, the future of flying often looks bleak.
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Apple-FBI debate may be least of challenges
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Why we need a leap year
Here's what you always wanted to know about leap year ... but were too afraid to ask.
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VIDEO: Is a dog’s mouth healthy?
Our mouths are a breeding ground for bacteria, much like our canine friends but is a dog's mouth more dangerous
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SpaceX rocket launch cancelled
The Falcon 9 rocket was less than two minutes from blast-off when the launch team aborted the countdown.
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VIDEO: Is the US power grid vulnerable?
US communications are becoming more vulnerable to hacking. So, can the power grid be hacked- and how difficult can it
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VIDEO: The app that splits the bill equitably
The Equipay app splits dinner bills on the basis of race and gender.
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VIDEO: Apes can do what?
According to a recent study gorillas sing while chewing on certain foods, like flowers or seeds.
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VIDEO: The future of waterproofing
Japanese electronics company, Kyocera, plans to extend its waterproof standards outside of mobile devices and cameras.
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VIDEO: Separate diagnoses for pancreatic cancer
A boost in the mortality rate is possible now that researchers can identify and treat pancreatic cancer separately.
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App wrap: two for the weekend
Want to read a good book? Or just play a game? Check out these two apps.
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This meme literally makes no sense
They’re a string of Twitter accounts that tweet random pictures that make no sense, but the kids love it.
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Scientists manufacture sperm in a lab
It’s either a breakthrough for infertile men or the start of a future where men are no longer need to
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SpaceX predicts landing failure
Elon Musk’s outfit will launch a satellite on Wednesday but they are still not confident they can re-land the rocket.
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WATCH: #ApeInSpace
The International Space Station recently had a visitor, but it wasn't an alien. In fact, it was something much closer
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VIDEO: Florida gets swept away by tornado
The National Weather Service in Florida reported property damage as a result of a tornado that hit Pensacola, FL.
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Video: HTC brings you virtual reality
As the virtual reality sector continues to grow apace, the showcasing of the new HTC Vive at this week's Mobile
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Tim Cook: Not just a CEO
Tim Cook wants to protect Apple users from America and keep their secrets safe.
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Apple makes iPhones tougher to crack
Apple is working on enhancements that would prevent the company from updating the software of an iPhone without knowing a
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Race to build internet ‘100 times faster’
Researchers are joining forces with vendors to build next-generation 5G networks.
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Apple to make iPhone harder to hack
Company reacts to FBI demands by working on making it impossible for Apple to unlock a phone.
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VIDEO: Pasteur, Lister, Hilleman honoured
Three scientists collectively have saved millions of lives through their inventions and findings.
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VIDEO: Facebook’s “Reactions” emojis
We can finally express our emotions with more than just the dreaded “Like” button as Facebook launches “Reactions” emojis.
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Google’s robot is no pushover
Google’s new Atlas robot has fantastic balance and is near on impossible to push over.
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Facebook launches ‘Reactions’ worldwide
Social media titan now allows users to do more than simply “like” a post.
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Bill and Melinda Gates: Superpower wish list
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Opening ‘back door’ could aid terrorists, app creator says
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Can ‘superblimp’ unlock hidden riches of Africa?
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VIDEO: UL tests fireproof hoverboards
UL's consumer safety department employ new safety regulations after reports of exploding hoverboards were made public.
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Meet Atlas the robot
This electrically powered robot called Atlas is specialised for mobile manipulation. It uses sensors in its upper body and legs
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Introducing the self-parking chair…
Nissan has developed self-parking chairs that return to their original position when a person claps their hands.
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VIDEO: Facebook maps human settlements
Facebook will be bringing internet access to everyone by using an artificial intelligence to map out human settlements.
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Banks trialling selfie-payments
Mastercard this week unveiled a payment system that authenticates the user via a selfie.
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Need to focus? There’s an app for that
If you just need to focus or you want to capture your muse there are apps for each of these.
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Feds say company routinely helped in past
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‘Music’ from the far side of the moon
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Vetting drivers in age of Uber
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WD to buy Sandisk for $15.8bn
Western Digital plans to combine the makers of memory chips after a potential Chinese investor backed out of another deal.
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Where eagles defy the odds
Contrary to expectation, raptors in the Sandveld farming region produce more chicks than those in protected areas
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VIDEO: Verizon sparks 5G conversation
Verizon's VP of Technology Planning, Adam Koeppe, discusses why we should care about 5G technology.
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VIDEO: The evolution of snakes
Snakes have become one of the more feared predators in the animal kingdom, but how are they able to move
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VIDEO: Zuckerberg appears at MWC 2016
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces virtual reality tech the company is planning for electronics giant Samsung.
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The Nigerian astronaut trapped in space
If it sounds crazy it probably is, especially in the world of email scams.
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The five Instagrammers to unfollow
Tired of selfies and food porn? These are the five Instagram types you need to unfollow.
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The smartphone colouring-in app
I was sceptical about the adult colouring trend. It wasn’t until a colleague raved about it that I decided to
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Hitler’s embarrassing penis problem
Researchers now believe that Adolf Hitler had a deformed penis as well as just one testicle.
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Can Africa lead climate change fight?
The next head of the UN process to tackle climate change should come from one of the world's poorest countries,
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Zika crisis ‘caught us by surprise’
Bill and Melinda Gates say their foundation is trying to bring together the best minds to tackle the Zika virus.
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Who wants to be guardian of the Galaxy S7?
Samsung has revealed its new flagship smartphone. Here is what you need to know about the new Galaxy S7.
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VIDEO: A step forward in 3D tech
Scientists at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have used bioprinting to create functional body parts.
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VIDEO: Double up for Huawei Matebook
Huawei's Matebook is a hybrid between a laptop and tablet, creating an easy transition between business and endless fun.
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VIDEO: Samsung launches Galaxy S7
The unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge on Sunday brought back features that were missed on previous
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VIDEO: Hairy protection from germs
Micro organisms found in mens’ beards contain antibiotic properties that could potentially protect our immune systems.
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Science minds converge in Grahamstown
SciFest Africa celebrates its 20th anniversary as local and international visitors will explore the science of time.
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Bill to tighten online content regulation
Communications minister and FPB to present amendment bill seeking to close gaps in Film and Publications Act.
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Facebook extends suicide risk tools
Users can alert Facebook to friends that may be showing suicidal tendencies.
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The fax is back
In the wake of hacking scandals some executives are taking to sending handwritten faxes as a security precaution.
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S7 shines but VR is real Samsung star
It’s not every day Samsungs flagship phone plays second fiddle but the company’s new VR camera is a real winner.
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‘Space music’ heard from dark side of Moon
Hidden Nasa recordings reveal Apollo 10 astronauts heard mysterious whistling sound while orbiting the far side of the Moon. [VIDEO]
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John Kerry pushes Hollywood for help countering ISIS
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Virgin Galactic to unveil new spaceship
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Want to become a human guinea pig? Here’s how
Indianapolis resident John Oriez got a tiny tattoo on his head for the sake of science.
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Anger, praise for Apple’s stance in FBI dispute
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Billions at stake in Apple encryption case
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WATCH: Giant panda takes a tumble
Toronto Zoo's Da Mao the panda woke up to a beautiful winter morning only to roll out of the bed
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VIDEO: Go outdoors with wireless cinema
This summer has graced us with stunning weather, here's something you can do at home this weekend on a budget.
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VIDEO: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lego debut
Star Wars-themed Lego sets are the pride and glory for many collectors as The Force Awakens was revealed at Toy
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VIDEO: Never lost in translation
Google included 13 new languages including isiXhosa to its Google Translate service, supporting 103 languages overall.
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WATCH: Inside the sound of the jukebox
Ever wondered where the jukebox sound comes from? The secret behind the nostalgic sounds blasting from the jukebox is…
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will.i be the next big tech thing?
Black Eyed Peas front man now spends more time on tech than on music.
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The bot that wastes telemarketers’ time
An LA man has designed a robot that keeps telemarketers on the line by being as agreeable as possible
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Dolphin dies after it’s passed around for selfies
A rare, baby dolphin died after it was taken from the water at an Argentine beach and passed around for
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40% of KZN set for drilling, fracking
Another massive chunk of KwaZulu-Natal has been earmarked for petroleum exploration.
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Wheel reinvents Bronze Age transport
The most complete Bronze Age wheel ever found in Britain has just been unearthed in the Cambridgeshire Fens
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When Facebook became a Tupperware party
What started out as a forum for oversharing is now just a home for hundreds of adverts.
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Facebook backs Apple on iPhone unlock
Facebook supports Apple after the company’s decision to fight an order to help the FBI break into a California gunman’s
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Mozilla chief: The danger of FBI snooping
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How did Ernest end up underfoot?
A tale of gold, incest, still born babies and a body under the floorboards of a manor has kept the
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Hey Siri, where does that leave us?
On the face of it, it's a classic liberal vs conservative dust-up. In the blue corner is the FBI. In
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Chameleon Lady shows true colours
The discovery of new species was accompanied by some stark truths, writes Jan Cronje.
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Video streaming causes stress – Ericsson
A study conducted by Ericsson found that buffering delays increased heart rate, liking that to "watching a horror film".
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Help Leo get his Oscar
Calling all old-school gamers! Here is a chance to help Leonardo DiCaprio get his Oscar.
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New platform is ‘Uber’ for SA entrepreneurs
Technology is about to launch young people with good ideas into business, writes Helen Grange.
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It’s all about Universal Time(ing)
Two academics have received support on a plan to quash Co-ordinated Universal Time to make Greenwich Mean Time global.
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Google launches Play Movies in SA
Google SA launches Play Movie services for mobile devices and android TVs to directly stream and download films.
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Apple vs. FBI: Legal battle continues
Apple defies the US government court order to hack into shooter's iPhone as a US watchdog sides with the corporation.
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India plans to launch 60 space missions
With two missions already launched this year, an Indian space agency has set aside $1.1bn for missions this year.
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Out of Africa, into arms of a Neanderthal
A geneticist has found that our species is a result of interbred relations between Homo sapiens and Neanderthals.
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Alternate theory on Zika virus published
A group of researchers discovered that a pesticide, not the Zika virus, could be the cause of birth defects in
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Apple request risks ‘dangerous’ precedent
Defiant Apple CEO Tim Cook has opposed a court order to hack into San Bernardino shooter, Rizwan Farook's iPhone. [VIDEO]
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VIDEO: El Niño explained
This phenomenon caused most of the desolate climatic conditions worldwide. Here's what you need to know about El Niño.
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Twitter introduces GIF library
Many Twitter users seem enthusiastic about the social media platform’s new search function for moving images.
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Virtual reality used to map brain tumour
In a world first, a patient in France undergoing brain surgery while conscious wore virtual reality glasses as doctors removed
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China to uproot thousands for giant space telescope
China's ambitious search for alien life comes with a human cost.
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Meet your invisible roommates
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VIDEO: How not to suck at Street Fighter V
If you haven't played a fighting game or suck at it, here's a few tricks on how to finesse the
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VIDEO: The reading power of Siri
iPhone's trusted ally, Siri, has gone beyond the call of duty as it can read your web pages, if your
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WATCH: A watertight solution
A US company created a waterproof coating for the inner and outer parts of devices plunged in water for 30
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Apple opposes order to unlock San Bernardino iPhone
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Brand new tutle species discovered
A new species of freshwater turtle has been discovered by researchers in Papua New Guinea.
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How to write emails that get replies
Tired of writing emails that no-one responds to? Use these tips for more effective email writing.
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Why this picture makes you feel itchy
A new study reveals that people tend to mimic others without realising it.
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China’s bold plan to search for aliens
China will relocate almost 10,000 citizens to make room for a radio telescope to search for alien life.
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Could this be cancer’s magic bullet?
The results of an experimental blood cancer treatment have been hailed as amazing.
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Navy eyes autonomous drones despite warnings
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Could glove be solution to Parkinson’s tremors?
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VIDEO: #LetGirlsLearn takes off in Egypt
Despite tough conditions, three Egyptian girls are representing females in science, technology, engineering and math.
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VIDEO: What the Apple watch needs next
The Apple watch is quite exceptional but; there are five things Apple might need to consider for its next watch.
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WATCH: The telephone’s humble beginnings
Telephonic technology has evolved from sound transmission to the smartphone, telephones have indeed come a long way.
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VIDEO: ET, please contact us?
As much as we want to believe in the existence of aliens, would they make contact with humans if we
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MTN issues apology to users
Network suffers network outage since Sunday leaving users high and dry.
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Two apps: Save the Line, Pac Man
Perenial favourite Pac Man lines up against a game of patience in this week’s app wrap.
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Best apps for online dating
Hoping to find your love partner at a club, bar or even the supermarket? It's now far more common to
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Living drug may wipe out cancer
Drug actis like vaccine and is constantly alert to prevent cancer returning.
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Dutch open first ‘poop bank’
Bank will give hospitals access to fecal matter to combat to treat gut infections.
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‘Tree of heaven’ presents hellish problems
An invasive tree species from mainland China, which is capable of sprouting from roots and severed stumps, has the City
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Earthquake app may one day warn you tremors are coming
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Stephen Frys Twitter
Stephen Fry has deleted his Twitter account in the wake of the furore surrounding his “bag lady” joke
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Video: How powerful is WikiLeaks really?
Julian Assange and WikiLeaks have had an impact on government secrecy and misconduct; but do they have a hold on
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Test your relationship in space
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime: Explore a neon galaxy in your own battleship
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The future of TV, according to Google
Search giant is increasingly keen on gaining a foothold in the TV market.
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Proof that touch-typing is overrated
If you’re an average office worker you’re better off developing your own typing system than learning to touch-type.
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Van Gogh’s true colours revealed
Researchers have reconstructed painter’s bedroom paintings to reveal their true original colours.
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Instagram rolls out account switching
One of the most asked for features is being rolled out to Instagram users.
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Cashless, ticketless parking is here
A new cashless, ticketless, user-friendly parking app is set to take the hassle out of parking for SA drivers. It’s
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When hackers turn your lights off
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Einstein was right — gravitational waves detected
Just over 100 years after he published his general theory of relativity, scientists have found what Albert Einstein predicted as
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The power of time in Quantum Break
Xbox One fans were treated to a marvel trailer as Microsoft and Remedy Entertainment launches Quantum Break.
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VIDEO: What are gravitational waves?
Scientists have finally proved that Albert Einstein was indeed correct, here’s what you need to know about gravitational waves.
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Indonesia bans ‘gay’ emojis
In the latest crackdown on homosexuality in Indonesia, the government has demanded all IM apps remove LGBT emoticons.
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How to win a Facebook argument
Social media argument can get heated. Fortunately science has some tips on winning a few social media fights.
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Scientists make landmark discovery
The discovery of gravitational waves marks a new era in space exploration, says researchers.
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Gravitational waves electrify astronomers
Scientists say they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century
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Opinion: Cuba’s Internet isolation beginning to lift
Cuba's announcement of launching broadband Internet service in two pilot projects in Havana is historic.
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VIDEO: Apple unveils upgrades to Apple TV
Apple extends its Siri voice recognition search to Apple TV in a beta update as the company unveils additional perks.
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Video: Rubik’s cube solved in 0.887 s
In January, the robot "Sub1" attempted a world record and solved a Rubik's Cube in 0.887 s at the Cubikon
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How Twitter’s new timeline works
Twitter is turning on its new reordered timeline which some are likening to an apocalypse.
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Love is friendship set to music
Go a little retro this Valentine’s Day with a YouTube mixtape playlist
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Twitter tweaks its timeline
Twitter will recast the way it displays tweets on its homepage by customising them to individual users.
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VIDEO: Bei Bei’s mom to the rescue
Bei Bei's adventurous spirit landed him in a bit of a sticky situation when his mom helped him come down
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VIDEO: The worst V-Day tech gifts EVER!
It's that time of the year where romance is in the air but these gifts should not be on your
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Get fit with your mobile phone
Not cut out for the gym? Here are a selection of phone apps to get you up and active.
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Beating cellphone addiction
Cellphone addiction is real, say doctors, who recommend a multi-step programme to wean yourself.
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Twitter aims to curb online abuse
Twitter unveils Trust and Safety Council to tackle abusive behaviour on the social media platform.
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The 370-mph ‘bullet’ fueled by batteries
Speed freaks have flocked to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats for more than a century. Now a new breed of racers
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VIDEO: All crammed up!
A bug-like robot used to move its way through rubble was made by researchers at the University of California Berkley.
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VIDEO: A tough sex life? Think again.
Sex can be quite annoying, even for humans. Unfortunately for these animals, they have it much harder (mind the pun).
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Seven-day cellphone battery is coming
A British fuel-cell maker is confident it can make a battery that only needs to be charged once a week.
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Relive the horror at the malware museum
Early computer viruses tended to announce themselves with flashy graphics. Relive the early days with this collection.
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Our brains work better in summer
Our ability to pay attention and focus peaks during the summer months and dips during winter, say researchers.
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Technology is pushing sports in new directions
As athletes strive to set new records and engineers invent new technology, their worlds are intersecting more and more.
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Obamas lament White House Wi-Fi situation
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Edinburgh medal for SA astronomer
Kevin Govender will become the first South African to receive a medal at the 2016 Edinburgh International Science Festival.
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VIDEO: Zuckerberg Lunar New Year wishes
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Pricilla Chan wished the Asian community a "Happy Lunar New Year" in Mandarin.
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Tests show pre-humans had it tough
A brand new study into Australopithecus sediba’s jaw bones suggests they would have struggled to eat hard foods.
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Telkom. What customer care?
There is no better test of patience than trying to solve a problem via the Telkom support centre, says Alan
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Isle of Man hopes to lure driverless cars
Tiny island prides itself on its horse-drawn carriages and its leadership in technology.
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Facebook a huge hit in Nigeria
Facebook says that 16 million Nigerians visit Facebook every month, all of them on mobile phones
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In love with your smartphone?
Most people said in a recent survey that they would miss their smartphone more than their partner.
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Twitter CEO responds to #RIPTwitter
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said the website's stream of tweets will stay live, disputing a report that a change was
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‘3 100 pregnant Colombians have Zika’
More than 3 100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said.
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3 Tips for Using Social Video to Promote Your Brand on Super Bowl Sunday
It's almost time for nachos, hot wings, commercials, and football. It's Super Bowl weekend, a good time for marketers to
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VIDEO: Get fit with FitBit Alta
Fitbit unveiled its newest addition, the FitBit Alta, which sends smartphone notifications directly to your wrist.
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VIDEO: Super Bowl goes techno
The Super Bowl 50 which will take place at the Levi's Stadium in San Francisco will be the most techiest
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How do you keep kids safe?
The best Internet safety tip for parents, experts say, is to be involved with their children's digital lives.
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Robot revolution down on the farm
Japan has a plan to combat its ageing farmer problem with new farming robots.
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Bonaero’s ‘Poo Lake’ takes toll on birdlife
Ongoing sewer leaks in Kempton Park are threatening the Bonaero Bird Park Sanctuary.
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SA’s mobile services amongst the most expensive in the world
Research into the internet habits of Western Cape residents shows how expensive mobile data services are.
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A spaceman’s message of love
British astronaut Time Peake sursprised his wife with a message of love, from 250 milles above the earth.
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Alibaba wants to cash in on sport
Alibaba is looking to turn its hundreds of millions of users into sportsmen as it seeks to cash in on
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Microsoft snaps up Swiftkey
Tech giant picks up UK-based predictive text company for $250 million.
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Why everyone hates Uber’s new logo
The internet loses its collective mind over Uber’s new logo.
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Largest windfarm for North Sea
The Hornsea Project will have 174 turbines, each 190 meters tall, installed in the North Sea.
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Now a drug that will keep you young
Scientists are trialling a drug that has extended the life of mice by 35 percent.
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Attention SF: Homelessness isn’t a crime
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Video: Apple makes changes to iPhone, iPad
Apple plans to shake up its portfolio as it makes adjustments to its iPhone and iPad models to toughen the
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VIDEO: Never be out of range with goTenna
goTenna is a digital walkie-talkie combined with an app that generates its own signal when there's no cell reception.
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WATCH: A rare icy volcanic eruption
The Big Ben volcano found on Australia's Heard Island gave scientists a rare view of a sub-Antarctic volcanic eruption.
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DigiTruck helps bridge digital divide
Archbishop Desmond Tutu yesterday unveiled the DigiTruck which will bring tech education to poor communities
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Human evolution poorly understood in SA
South Africans fall behind foreigners in their understanding of evolution because of poor education.
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Consumer wins Apple watch claim
A British consumer has taken Apple to court and won after finding a crack in his new Apple watch.
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EasyJet unveils plan for hybrid planes
EasyJet announces plans to try the use of hydrogen fuel cells on their planes, a concept that could save 50,000
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Dutch police train eagles to hunt drones
As authorities scramble for effective and advanced ways to counter the increasing number of rogue drones buzzing around our skies,
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VIDEO: Waste deters oysters from reproducing
Our oceans are polluted with waste of up to 12 million tons annually due to mismanagement according to researchers.
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VIDEO: Microsoft’s underwater datacentre
Microsoft's Project Natick aims to bring shorter data cables to the consumers, allowing faster internet access.
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VIDEO: Embryo research for designer babies
The controversial technique by British scientists to genetically modify human embryos has been giving the green light.
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VIDEO: WhatsApp hits billion user mark
WhatApp has become the second most popular app after Facebook as the mobile messaging service reached a billion users.
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Microsoft drops datacentre into the sea
Company is hoping to harness electricity and cooling power by submerging its datacentres.
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Zuckerberg hails WhatsApp milestone
Popular messaging service WhatsApp now has a billion users, says Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg.
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Cows more likely to attack dog walkers
More than two-thirds of the people attacked by cattle were attacked while walking their dogs.
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Sunscreen that lets through vitamin D
Widespread use of sunscreen has led to vitamin D deficiencies but now scientists have come up with a solution.
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Zika virus: WHO declares emergency
The World Health Organisation has moved to build a global response to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
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Starship Enterprise in for repairs
Launched 50 years ago, the Enterprise is being repaired for its new museum home.
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Is Zika a global health emergency?
The WHO's emergency committee will debate whether a Zika virus outbreak should be considered a global health emergency.
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Telkom rolls out free fibre trial
Telecoms company launches free, two-month fibre-to-the-home trial for selected ADSL subscribers.
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When your toaster gets hacked
The “internet of things” will usher in a world in which even our most basic of home appliances may spy
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Publishers challenge ad-blockers
Advertising representatives are furious over ad-blockers but only a few publishers are challenging the trend.
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Most streamed songs from ‘96…in 2016
Earth Song, Return of the Mack, Un-Break My Heart among in-demand hits on Deezer's list from the past year.
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Race for Zika vaccine gathers momentum
Companies and scientists are racing to create a Zika vaccine as concern grows over the mosquito-borne virus.
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Zika: the shadow spreads
A senior WHO doctor tackling the Zika outbreak warned there is a significant risk it will spread to other parts
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Facebook bans private gun sales
Facebook prohibited global users from coordinating person-to-person private sales of firearms on its online social network.
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‘Robodogs’ to help in disasters
Dogs equipped with special vests will make data gathering in disaster zones far easier than ever before.
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Video: ‘I made a bionic arm out of junk’
Indonesian welder Wayan Sumardana says he's been obsessed with machines from a young age and claims to have made a
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Video: Why AI beating human is worrying
Google's artificial intelligence just made one giant leap toward outsmarting mankind. This while no one thought a computer could beat
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Video: iPhone to get wallet-friendly
After increasing iPhone sizes, Apple now plans to introduce its smallest model in more than two years, a 4-inch smartphone
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5 scandalous social media hacks
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South Africa announced a decline in the number of rhino poached in 2015 compared to the previous year.
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New Year's may have come and gone, but it's never too late to make resolutions, predictions, or even predictions about
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The invention of guns took warfare to a whole new level. Later, airplanes radically changed it again. Now, experts say
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Ask any e-marketer and they'll likely tell you it is high time deck the web's walls with scores of sales,
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Today, any company worth its salt is stepping in front of the lens and clicking the Record button. When it
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The Content Marketing Institute's (CMI) 2015 reports on B2B and B2C (business-to-consumer) content marketing trends reveal some important disconnects among
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Proven sales pitches and promotional tactics that register with Baby Boomers and Gen Xers can bomb when directed toward 18-34
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Software programs masquerading as humans and controlled by criminals are decaying trust in the ecosystem - and these bad bots
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This example, though, is just good marketing. It's not really content marketing. It wasn't until I was on the site,
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Consumer products like fitness trackers and smart thermostats are among the most easily identifiable things of the Internet of Things.
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In early May, an important milestone was reached that signals a sea change in how consumers prefer to access their
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Web users are showing a willingness to pay for content through subscriptions, but publishers and apps are seeing mixed results
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What happens when five powerful publishers band together to form a programmatic ad network, allowing advertisers to buy advertising space
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A recent poll found that smartphone users are increasingly using shopping applications. In 2013, overall app usage grew by 115%,
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Data, data, data-it's everywhere. Everything, including your watch, your grocery store, and even your car, can collect it from you.
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Providing a good mobile experience is no longer optional (and frankly, it's hasn't been for a long time). You may
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It seems that Hollywood is starting to catch on to what many viewers already know: Some of the best shows
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Off-the-shelf options may rule the roost when it comes to mobile enterprise applications used by businesses and their employees. But
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In early March, Google announced its was breaking its Google+ social media platform into two separate products, Photos and Streams.
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About 10 years ago, in June 2005, Apple began supporting podcasts through iTunes and the rest, as they say, is
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Smartphones, tablets, and other devices have made it easier than ever to tap into on-demand digital music and online radio.
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Nielsen data supports what most already know: apps are in. In fact, their research indicates that, in the U.S., Android
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If you were one of the record 114.4 million viewers who tuned in to the Super Bowl earlier this month,
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Read an old-style, no-batteries-required, turn-too-fast-and-get-a-paper-cut kind of book lately? Chances are many of the teenage bookworms you know have as
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Welcome to 2015, and a whole new era in social media marketing on Facebook: the post promotional post era. That's
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As the line between editorial and advertorial continues to blur, so does the public's confidence in content from publications versus
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With Americans now spending more time on mobile devices than on desktops or laptops, brands need a marketing strategy that
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