Other Science & Environment News
SA’s unhappy Wildlife Day28/2/2014 7:00
SA will celebrate World Wildlife Day on Monday against the backof the of the high level of rhino poaching.
NASA cries planetary bonanza with 715 new worlds26/2/2014 23:23
NASA announced a torrent of new planet discoveries, hailing a "bonanza" of 715 worlds now known outside the solar system thanks to the Kepler space telescope's planet-hunting mission.
World experts meet for SKA talks25/2/2014 21:42
More than 160 delegates from across the world came together in a conference last week to discuss the future of science with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
LinkedIn launches Chinese version despite censorship25/2/2014 14:50
Business networking site LinkedIn has launched a Chinese version, attempting to tap the huge market while navigating a strict censorship regime that has seen other foreign social media giants banned.
Power tight approaching winter25/2/2014 12:49
Electricity supply will be extremely tight from April to July, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
Firefox aims to power $25 smartphone24/2/2014 18:35
Firefox OS, an upstart smartphone operating system aimed a challenging the Apple and Google duopoly, will power a new category of $25 smartphones for developing countries, the California-based nonprofit Mozilla Foundation said Sunday.
WhatsApp? Service down, 3 days after Facebook deal23/2/2014 12:59
WhatsApp's 450 million worldwide users were unable to access the smartphone free-messaging service on Saturday, three days after Facebook declared it was lavishing up to $19 billion on it.