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May 17, 2017

Cyber attack eases, hackers threaten to sell code

The group that leaked US hacking tools used to launch the global WannaCry attack warned it would release more malicious code.

Mar 9, 2016

Top global innovators in government revealed

France's Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, Germany's Fraunhofer Society, and Japan's Science and Technology Agency top the list.

Mar 13, 2014

The Internet: 25 years later

The Internet has changed drastically in the 25 years since its inception, and its founder Tim Berners-Lee says it must remain free and open.

Feb 5, 2014

SA reaps CERN rewards

Local scientists develop new technology to deal with big data, thanks to knowledge gleaned from the "Big Bang" project in Switzerland.

Jul 4, 2013

Two-decade journey for collider

The experiments that led to the discovery of what has been accepted as the Higgs Boson started becoming a reality 20 years ago.

Jul 4, 2013

Security ties that bind

The collaboration between the tech industry and spy agencies is broader and deeper than most people realise.

Mar 15, 2013

Scientists more confident of Higgs

The new particle will lead to the development of a new stage in physics that can explain dark matter and dark energy, says physics professor.

Nov 27, 2012

Global summit to debate Internet regulation

An ITU conference will unpack the idea of a regulatory body to govern the Internet, a notion that has received mixed reactions.

Aug 7, 2012

World Wide Web comes of age

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, a former CERN scientist, launched the Web 21 years ago.

Jul 5, 2012

Particle find heralds new dawn for science

The discovery of a Higgs-like particle will allow scientists to probe the hidden corners of the universe.

May 19, 2010

Safeguarding dying data formats

European researchers deposit a "digital genome" in a secret bunker deep in the Swiss Alps.

Mar 31, 2010

SA gets in on Big Bang action

Local scientists analyse data after yesterday's historic collision by the Large Hadron Collider, at CERN.