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Humanoid robot starts work

The Aiko Chihira humanoid robot greets shoppers at the entrance of Tokyo's Mitsukoshi department store.


Seemahale low-cost Android to debut

The five-inch SeeTel Phoenix passes the final Google test and is set to launch to South African consumers in June.


Galaxy S6 Edge vs iPhone 6 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is pricier to build but cheaper to buy than a comparable Apple iPhone 6 Plus, IHS says.


Local open source service desk solution unveiled

OSCOSM and CloudAfrica develop an open source SaaS service desk solution for the South African market.


Instagram gets new updates

The picture sharing platform extends its editing options, allowing users to play with fade and colour.


Android co-founder's new firm raises $48m

Andy Rubin's new company, set up to support and guide device-making tech start-ups, generates $48 million in equity financing.


MTN SA in Firefox first

MTN SA says it has become the first operator on the continent to release a Firefox OS-based smartphone.


Voice-controlled GPS helmet to help bikers

Russian engineers invent LiveMap, a GPS helmet which displays simple navigation tips on the visor.


WhatsApp calling comes to Android

Apple users may have to wait a few more weeks before they can use the popular instant messaging app to make phone calls.

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