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Police make computer hijack arrests
Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.
Google tries ad-free net experiment
Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.
Robots face new creativity test
A US professor is proposing a successor to the famous Turing test devised to spot when artificial intelligence becomes "human".
Warnings on 'complex' Android virus
Hundreds of thousands of Android phones have been infected with malware that uses handsets to send spam and buy event tickets in bulk.
Russian site lists breached webcams
Data privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached webcams, baby monitors and CCTV feeds.
'Poorest of poor' test talking tech
A charity is to give away 2,000 Talking Book audio computers to some of Ghana's poorest communities after securing funds from Unicef and ARM.
Amnesty releases anti-spying program
Amnesty International has released a program that can spot spying software used by governments to monitor activists and political opponents.
Embrace the arts, engineers told
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
Google and Rockstar end patent suit
Google and patent consortium Rockstar - which includes Apple as an investor - agree to settle a patent litigation suit.
Uber in Singapore taxi app regulation
Singapore plans to regulate third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber by capping fees and limiting them to use only licensed vehicles and drivers.
Iran frees 'Blogfather' Derakhshan
Iran's Supreme Leader has pardoned the pioneering Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison, Iranian media report.
Feminist Hacker Barbie
Internet users create a web app to edit the pages of a controversial Barbie book.
Yahoo to take over search on Firefox
Tech giant Yahoo will now replace market leader Google as the default search engine on Firefox's internet browsers in the US.
Sony reportedly drops Steve Jobs film
Sony Pictures drops a film based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, according to reports.
Apple to push Beats to all iPhones
Apple plans to push the Beats music streaming service to every iPhone in the new year, according to a report in the Financial Times newspaper.
Android 5.0 update causes problems
Early adopters of Android Lollipop are experiencing a range of issues, causing some users to complain their devices have become "unusable".
Microsoft faults knock sites offline
Faults with Microsoft's cloud computing platform Azure knock many third-party sites offline and restrict access to its own apps.
Geckos inspire 'Spider-Man' gloves
The way geckos climb has inspired a device that allowed a 70kg man to scale a glass wall like Spider-Man.
Foo Fighters to password in six steps
As a Russian website puts thousands of live video streams online, here's a guide to turning your favourite lyrics into a strong online password.
VIDEO: TV technology for the 2020 Olympics
How Japanese broadcaster NHK is preparing for hi-tech coverage of the 2020 Olympics.
VIDEO: Festival celebrates indie gaming
Marc Cieslak visits GameCity which looks to promote the cultural benefits of playing games.
VIDEO: Twitter co-founder defends application
The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.
VIDEO: Games tech boost for movie planning
Researchers at Abertay University in Dundee look to have given the blockbuster a boost by applying computer games technology to the film industry.
VIDEO: YouTube studios for internet stars
YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.
VIDEO: The drone that fights fires
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
VIDEO: 'Childbirth pain' lessons for men
A hospital in China is trying to teach fathers-to-be about the experience of giving birth.
VIDEO: Can Candy Crush strike lucky twice?
The creators of the wildly successful mobile game Candy Crush release its follow-up: Candy Crush Soda Saga.
VIDEO: Sports tech aims to boost performance
From fitness trackers to motion capture - the technology aiming to boost sporting performance.
VIDEO: How the webcams were hijacked
Costas Tsivicos, UK distributor of Foscam's webcams, explains how a Russian site came to show feeds from his firm's kit, and tells consumers how to protect themselves.
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A new tablet branded with the Finnish firm's name creates a dilemma for Microsoft
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Huge robots slog it out in Australia's outback
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