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Apple apologises for maps errors

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has apologised to customers frustrated with glaring errors in its new maps service.

Apple reveals iPhone 5 to the world

Apple has introduced its new iPhone 5 - a lighter, thinner and more powerful version of its iconic mobile device.

Apple takes on Samsung designs

Samsung Electronics has told jurors its products are not copycats of Apple's iPhone but rather an example of legitimate American-style competition.

Apple, publishers sued for e-book price fixing

Apple and five publishers have been sued by the United States's justice department for conspiring to fix the prices of e-books.

Apple’s Cook shares $98-billion cache

Apple's Tim Cook fulfilled a desire of investors by initiating a quarterly dividend and share buyback that will pay out $45-billion over three years.

Cook’s time to shine with new iPhone

Tim Cook finally gets his chance to stride out from under Steve Jobs' shadow as Apple Inc's CEO.

Apple blocks Samsung from selling Galaxy tablet in EU

Apple scored a victory in its patent infringement battle against Samsung after a court temporarily barred the firm from selling its Galaxy tablet.

Apple’s threat to stock king Exxon Mobil

Apple is within sight of catching up with Exxon Mobil as the most valuable company in the world, despite making more than four times Apple's revenue.

Cisco intends 15% workforce cut and sale of factory

Cisco Systems plans to cut 15% of its staff and sell a set-top box factory as part of a plan to cut annual expenses by $1-billion.

Impressive quarter expected for Apple as shares soar

Apple is anticipated to report another dazzling quarter ropelled by strong demand for its perennial bestselling iPhone and the new, thinner iPad 2.

Google develops prototype mirror for solar energy

Google has developed a prototype for a new mirror technology that could cut by half the cost of building a solar thermal plant.

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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National Science and Technology Forum

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