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Until Facebook breakup do us part

The days of varsity jackets and commitment rings are gone. Facebook.com is the new arbiter of who is and isn’t available...

Young Muslims head to the Web for advice

Young Muslims look to imams online for answers to religious questions...

Audio players replace guides for tours

Tour guides at museums and historical attractions across the country have been replaced by recorded audio guides...

Website shows how global warming affects your life

A new site explores connections between science, history and economics to see how climate change affects businesses and community life...

Zelda named 'best game ever'

Edge magazine crowns The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time the world's ultimate video game...

War games to treat traumatised veterans

Iraq war veterans are revisiting the combat zone with the help of virtual-reality; helping researchers understand how post-traumatic stress disorder develops...

Video games: Not just for kids anymore

Video games have gained growing popularity as the baby boomer generation moves into retirement. More seniors are turning to games to keep their memories and mental skills sharp...

Hackers ‘can eavesdrop on 70% of web calls’

Businesses and call centres are rendering customers’ private details a free-for-all by failing to secure their VoIP networks against ‘wiretapping’ hackers…

VoIP wiretapping widespread, warns Scanit

Security specialist Scanit says web phone installations in corporate environments have little or no protection against VoIP wiretapping...

Black gold: On the Coltan trail

The manufacturers’ material of choice for mobile phones and consoles is killing the countries it's being plundered from…

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