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SABC Digital News Tech Wrap, 23 September 2014

Tuesday 30 September 2014 16:58

A glance at this week's technology news in South Africa and the world.

SABC Digital News Tech Wrap, 23 September 2014

Tuesday 30 September 2014 16:58

A glance at this week's technology news in South Africa and the world.

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HK protests' "Umbrella Revolution" tag escapes China's censors so far

Tuesday 30 September 2014 16:40

China's censors have so far not blocked searches for the movement's "Umbrella Revolution" nickname, although it may not survive much longer.

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Animals vaccinated as part of national Rabies Month

Tuesday 30 September 2014 16:01

Dogs and cats in Chweni near Kabokweni in Mpumalanga received vaccinations for free at the Rabies Information Day event on Tuesday.

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Greenhouse gases worsen California drought: Stanford University

Tuesday 30 September 2014 05:39

California's catastrophic drought has most likely been made worse by man-made climate change.

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Scientists grapple with ethics in rush to release Ebola vaccines

Monday 29 September 2014 05:51

Normally it takes years to prove a new vaccine is both safe and effective before it can be used in the field.

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Roche breast cancer drug shows "unprecedented" survival benefit

Sunday 28 September 2014 10:06

A new breast cancer drug from Roche has shown "unprecedented" survival benefits in a clinical trial, boosting prospects for its widespread use in women with an aggressive form of the disease.

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Pandor launches Sasol Solar Challenge

Saturday 27 September 2014 19:49

Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, has officially started the Sasol Solar Challenge in Tshwane.

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Joemat-Pettersson must talk on nuclear deal: Report

Saturday 27 September 2014 12:06

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson will have to inform Parliament's portfolio committee on energy on the nuclear deal with Russia, the Beeld reported on Saturday.

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Sasol Solar Challenge race kicks off

Saturday 27 September 2014 08:53

The Science and Technology, Minister, Naledi Pandor says the Sasol Solar Challenge race is a way to experiment and test new solar renewable energies.

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China pledges "harshest penalties" for food-safety violations

Saturday 27 September 2014 08:07

China has vowed to hand out the "harshest penalties" to food safety violators and to further reform the food and drug safety administration.

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