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Silicon Valley wants to solve our water problems

Gary Kremen – the founder of Match.com and serial investor – is into water. The entrepreneur started investing in water tech startups a few years ago. Today he’s an elected member of Silicon Valley’s water district, an agency that manages water and flood control for 2 million people.

Apple ‘spaceship’ nestled in Earthly oasis

Apple’s new “spaceship” headquarters peeked above a nearby hillside as the sun shined gloriously through towering glass walls of the entryway to Steve Jobs Theatre.

Snap slips below IPO price amid doubts over future growth

Snap Inc shares fell below their initial public offering price for the first time amid questions about the company’s ability to grow as fast as initially expected and after recent declines in technology stocks worldwide.

‘Mother 3’ release campaign boosted by Adult Swim

Television network Adult Swim lends its voice to calls for adorable adventure game Mother 3 to finally receive an official international release.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Sleek and stylish

The addition of an S Pen makes a good tablet even better.

Cricket: England trio to pioneer bat sensors in Champions Trophy

England trio Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Ben Stokes will be among the players from around the world pioneering new bat sensors during the upcoming Champions Trophy

Zimbabwe's social media revolt yet to take root in rural areas

Deep in Zimbabwe's drought-stricken rural district of Chiredzi, news of the biggest protests against President Robert Mugabe in a decade reached Peter Mufaro only after a week.

Line, the biggest tech IPO of the year, struggles to show its growth plan can work

In delaying its IPO by two years, Japanese messaging app company Line Corp bought time to correct weak financial reporting controls, work on its business plan, bolster staffing – and left billions of dollars on the table as its valuation shrivelled.

India's colonial-era monsoon forecasting to get high-tech makeover

India's forecasting of the monsoon – the crop-nourishing seasonal rains that are the lifeblood for farmers in the country of 1.3 billion people – is getting a high-tech makeover.

South Africa boosts crop forecast accuracy with satellite imagery

South Africa's estimates for key crops such as maize have become increasingly accurate thanks to satellite imagery and as farmers' often biased input has been cut out of the picture, a conference was told.