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UK firms develop drone-freezing ray
Three British companies have created a device to deter drones from entering sensitive areas by freezing them mid-flight.
Webcam hacker spied on sex acts
A Leeds-based hacker used a notorious piece of malware called BlackShades to spy on people engaged in sex acts.
BBC to screen live e-sports tournament
The BBC is to stream live coverage of an e-gaming contest for the first time
Games voice actors approve strike
The US actors who voice video games have voted to strike over pay and conditions unless agreement with publishers can be reached soon.
Cyber-thieves hit YouTube Fifa gamers
Six of the most successful Fifa video gamers to feature on YouTube have been targeted by cyber-thieves.
US journalist 'helped hackers'
An American journalist is found guilty of helping hacktivist group Anonymous deface the website of the Los Angeles Times.
Samsung payment data 'safe' after hack
Samsung Electronics says its mobile payment system and user data is safe after a hacking attack against its US-based subsidiary LoopPay.
Firms backed by China tech giants merge
Two firms backed by Chinese internet rivals Alibaba and Tencent are merging to create a new company that will offer a wide range of online services.
IS shifts propaganda to Telegram app
So-called Islamic State group (IS) has shifted its propaganda distribution to the secure mobile messaging app Telegram from Twitter.
Toyota tests driverless car
Japanese car manufacturer Toyota says its driverless cars will hit the road by 2020.
Cisco disrupts $30m hacking operation
A hacking operation targeting 90,000 users a day has been discovered by Cisco
Mobiles to load news articles faster
A scheme pioneered by Google and backed by the BBC and other publishers will allows articles to download faster on mobile devices.
'Liking' on Facebook is changing
Facebook says it's bringing in new "reactions" emoticons to let users express things like love, laughter and anger.
3D technology 'changes girl's life'
The mother of a seven-year-old Londonderry girl with a life threatening lung disease says pioneering surgery has changed her daughter's life.
VIDEO: New scan aims to aid tumour detection
Microsoft Research is working on software that could measure tumours 40 times quicker than current methods.
VIDEO: The lens that could shrink your camera
Engineers at the California Institute of Technology are working on creating super-thin lenses.
VIDEO: Drone flies over sea to deliver package
A Singaporean package delivery firm flies a t-shirt and letter to a small island - but how long will it be before the tech is ready for regular use?
VIDEO: The smartphone that thinks it's a robot
Sharp has unveiled a smartphone that doubles up as a robot that can project video from its face and respond its owners' commands.
VIDEO: How to be in two places at once
Is it smart technology or a conjuring trick?
VIDEO: Colouring in 3D characters that move
Drawing books are given an augmented reality twist by Disney's Switzerland-based research team.
VIDEO: The drone that can plant trees
Engineers are hoping to use drones to plant in areas that have been deforested
VIDEO: Microsoft launches Windows laptop
Microsoft has launched a laptop dubbed the Surface Book, as part of a suite of new Windows 10 products.
VIDEO: Being controlled by electric shocks
How a device linked to a smartphone can control your movements with electric shocks
VIDEO: Court strikes blow to EU-US data pact
Europe's top court has struck down a key data protection agreement that lets American and European companies share their customers' personal data.
Whose fault is a driverless car crash?
Volvo takes on responsibility for driverless car crashes
Fishy business makes more sense with sensors
How clever sensors are transforming food and farming
Twitter's Jack of all trades
Wall Street will be keeping an impatient eye on Twitter chief Jack Dorsey
'Pay by smart watch? That'll do nicely'
How new digital payments tech is helping small firms
Google's gadget game
The latest Nexus handsets fail to excite Rory
Is there such a thing as a nuclear button?
Is there really such a thing as a nuclear button?
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