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  1. Earth-like planet found in other zone
    Earth-like planet found in other zone

    The finding of a new planet has been described by scientists as "a landmark on the road to discovering habitable planets".

  2. Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles
    Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles

    Sony said it sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles in just over four months to April 6, double the number of the older version, PlayStation 3, sold in about the same time frame after its launch.

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  1. Sprint networks executive Azzi to quit in new post-Softbank shakeup

    Sprint networks executive Azzi to quit in new post-Softbank shakeup

    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (Reuters) - Sprint Corp's senior vice president in charge of network infrastructure is leaving the company, the latest in a series of executive reshuffles following the acquisiti...

  2. Enigmatic bitcoin creator Nakamoto found: Newsweek

    Enigmatic bitcoin creator Nakamoto found: Newsweek

    Washington (AFP) - After years of speculation, the true identity of the mysterious person or group behind the Bitcoin revolution known as "Satoshi Nakamoto" was revealed by Newsweek on Thursday.

  3. Tasmania's NBN contractor faces the prospect of legal action

    The fight over delays to Tasmania's national broadband network rollout could be played out in court.

  4. US Sony chief out amid restructuring

    US Sony chief out amid restructuring

    San Francisco (AFP) - Jack Tretton will step down this month as chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment America, the company announced Thursday.

  5. Head of Sony's North American PlayStation business to step down

    Head of Sony's North American PlayStation business to step down

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Thursday that the chief executive and president of its North American videogame operations, Jack Tretton, who has played a crucial role in increasing its Pl...

  6. Head of Sony's N. American PlayStation business to step down

    Head of Sony's N. American PlayStation business to step down

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Thursday that the chief executive and president of its North American videogame operations, Jack Tretton, who has played a crucial role in increasing its Pl...

  7. Fact file: How does the Renewable Energy Target affect your power bill?

    Fact file: How does the Renewable Energy Target affect your power bill?

    The Federal Government has announced a review into the Renewable Energy Target that aims for 20 per cent of power drawn from renewables - like wind and solar - by 2020. One task given to the review is to determine whether the RET is pushing up the price of electricity.

  8. Privacy groups ask regulators to halt Facebook's $19 billion WhatsApp deal

    Privacy groups ask regulators to halt Facebook's $19 billion WhatsApp deal

    By Alexei Oreskovic
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Privacy advocates have asked U.S. regulators to halt Facebook Inc's $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp until there is a ...

  9. Disney video game arm slashes workforce

    Disney video game arm slashes workforce

    San Francisco (AFP) - Walt Disney Company on Thursday confirmed that it is cutting about a quarter of the workers at its money-losing video game division.

  10. Spotify snaps up The Echo Nest

    Spotify snaps up The Echo Nest

    Stockholm (AFP) - Music streaming service Spotify announced Thursday it had acquired The Echo Nest, a company behind technology to suggest songs to listeners.

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