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SOUTH AFRICA

SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...

26 Mar 2015

AUSTRALIA

Raijin's helping climate scientists

SYDNEY - Australia's most powerful computer was unveiled on Wednesday (31 July), in a boost for climate scientists who need to crunch vast amounts of data to make forecasts and pinpoint extreme weather, officials said

1 Aug 2013

AUSTRALIA

Samsung S4 goes to the opera

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The sails of one of the world's most iconic buildings, the Sydney Opera House, were lit up with images shot by ordinary Australians on Tuesday (23 April) for the glitzy "blue-carpet" launch of Samsung's new phone.

24 Apr 2013

AUSTRALIA

BlackBerry tries to grate an Apple

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The head of BlackBerry has taken a swipe at Apple, saying in an interview the iPhone's operating system was outdated, while promising thousands of new apps as it prepares to launch its new Z10 handset.

20 Mar 2013

AUSTRALIA

Smartphones drive complaints spike in Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Complaints about mobile phones to Australia's telecoms watchdog jumped 9% in a year, accounting for two-thirds of all gripes received due to growing smartphone use, a study said on Monday.

31 Oct 2012

UNITED STATES

Marketing pays off: iPhone 5 frenzy builds ahead of today's release

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Gadget lovers have flooded Apple with pre-orders and set up camp outside the company's real-world stores to get their hands on the new generation iPhone 5 set for release today. [Video]

21 Sep 2012

UNITED STATES

New iPad tops three million

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.

22 Mar 2012

UNITED STATES

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012