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iPhone Explosion Leaves Man with 3rd Degree Burns



TECHNOLOGY, THAT'S ODD August 02, 2016


A warning to all iPhone users - a man has suffered severe burns after his phone exploded in his pocket when he fell off his mountain bike. IRN reports that Gareth Clear - a British national who lives in Australia - landed on...

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China: No Water on the Moon



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA August 01, 2016


There is no water on the moon, groundbreaking data from a Chinese probe has found.  Chang'e 3, China's first lunar probe, confirmed speculation surrounding an alleged "sea" on the moon known as Mare Imbrium - translated as "...

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Uber to Merge with Chinese Rival in $35 Billion Deal



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA August 01, 2016


Uber is set to merge its Chinese business with local rival Didi in a deal that could be worth $35 billion. That's according to Bloomberg, who report that the rumoured deal could mark an end to the costly battle for customers betw...

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Hiroshima Seeks Pokemon GO Ban



TECHNOLOGY, EAST MEETS WEST July 29, 2016


Japanese Pokemon GOers are being asked to stay away from Hiroshima.  The city, known as the site where an atomic bomb was dropped in World War II, is urging the creators of the game to ban it's players from using the app on ...

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Chinese Scientists Change Colour of Sheep



TECHNOLOGY, THAT'S ODD, CHINA July 27, 2016


Forget black sheep, scientists in China are exploring ways for consumers to change the animals wool colour.  Official news agency Xinhua reports that researchers in Urumqi have bred sheep with eye-catching designs using...

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