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World’s first recorded computer music restored


University of Canterbury composer Jason Long and Prof. Jack Copeland, who restored the 65-year-old recording.(Photo: AFP)

Suspect in Pippa photo hack bailed by UK police

A suspected hacker was bailed by the British police following reports that 3,000 photographs had been stolen from Pippa Middleton, sister-in-law of Prince William, and were up for sale.

Scotland Yard arrests man in Pippa Middleton hack case

Pippa Middleton

A 35-year-old man has been arrested by the Scotland Yard in a case involving the alleged hacking of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton sister’s iCloud account that contained around 3,000 private phot

‘Love hormone’ quietens tinnitus


Oxytocin, dubbed the “love hormone” because it promotes social connections, might also help relieve the annoying and disturbing noises of tinnitus — a chronic ringing in the ears, a new study has foun

Iceman Otzi was treacherously murdered

Iceman Otzi, the 5,300-year-old well-preserved mummy found in the Austrian Alps, was likely shot and murdered by a treacherous acquaintance while enjoying a hearty meal, a new study has claimed.

‘Avoid’ close encounters of the third kind

Stephen Hawking. (Photo: AP)

British physicist Stephen Hawking has warned against announcing our presence to any alien civilisations especially to those more technologically advanced than humans.

Pippa’s iCloud hacked, 3,000 private pics stolen

Pippa Middleton

Scotland Yard is investigating hacking claims of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton sister’s iCloud account that contained private photographs, including that of Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

Prince William and Kate visit Canada for 8-day trip

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate were to arrive in British Columbia Saturday for an eight-day trip during which they will view spectacular nature sites and meet with refugees and indigenous

‘Cotillard-Pitt fling rumours stupid’

The partner of French actress Marion Cotillard has hit out at the “stupid and baseless accusations” that she helped cause the split between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

“Grab ‘em by the *****, their hearts and minds will follow.” — An American soldier, Vietnam, circa 1960s

After hearing the Pakistan PM’s ramblings on Kashmir at the UN General Assembly last week, one began to wonder how “sharif” (civil or civilised) Nawaz Sharif could possibly be, with or without officia