Excitement surges through a school hall set in the vast South African outback as rows of children roar "S-K-A" on a chilly winter morning.
The sleepy South African town of Carnarvon has more churches than ATMs, but science is breathing new life into the far-flung farming centre.
Rival factions from the Internet security world will mix warily this week at a pair of Las Vegas conferences gathering computer security experts and software savants who make sport of hacking them.
India's third-largest software firm Wipro on Tuesday said net profit climbed 18 percent in the fiscal first quarter but said the global outlook remained uncertain after it gave a muted revenue outlook.
Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom has launched an online song attacking US President Barack Obama and urging supporters not to vote for the US leader, who he accuses of trampling on Internet freedom.
The Russian cargo ship Progress has failed to successfully dock with the International Space Station (ISS) during tests designed to facilitate future link-ups, the US and Russian space agencies said Tuesday.
German software giant SAP said Tuesday that bottom-line profits grew sharply in the second quarter of this year as software sales topped record levels.