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Uber travels to Johannesburg to add fifth continent

The company's car service is now for the first time in Africa as it continues to expand its offering globally.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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Evidence of fire-raining comet discovered on Earth

Roughly 28 million years ago, a comet rained down a "shockwave of fire" over Egypt when it entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded, according to findings that offer the first concrete proof of such a phenomenon.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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Skrillex melds 'Star Wars,' post-apocalyptic Earth

It's a "Star Wars" trifecta with a new lightsaber-filled video from Skrillex, a rumor about where "Star Wars VII" will start filming, and an awesome featurette about the coolest weapon ever.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Doctor Who 50th anniversary episode gets global simulcast

The 3D special episode will air across 200 different global broadcasters simultaneously.

By Jul. 28, 2013

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Research In Motion is no more: "We are BlackBerry"

The company formerly known as Research In Motion will take on the more recognisable name of its product range and be known as BlackBerry going forward.

By Jan. 30, 2013

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Uber hires former Google, Facebook, Klout executives

As it focuses on expanding overseas, Uber makes three hires who have backgrounds in Silicon Valley's hottest companies.

By Sep. 3, 2013

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How modern tech makes photographing the World Cup a snap

A lot's changed for veteran shooters like Getty Images' Richard Heathcote. Powerful tools speed the tourney's best shots to fans.

By Jun. 8, 2014

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3D-printed robotic hand cuts cost of prosthetics

Specifications for a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a young boy born without a set of fingers is available as a free download on Thingiverse.

By Feb. 3, 2013

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RIM to live-stream BlackBerry 10 launch tomorrow

People can watch on the Web as RIM unveils its new BB10 operating system and devices on Wednesday.

By Jan. 29, 2013

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Microsoft sees screens everywhere in futuristic video

The software giant offers its notion of the future in a video that shows workers collaborating on a variety of devices, while using voice and gestures to create and manipulate files.

By Oct. 27, 2011