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YouTube star sued over copyright
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.
Nvidia unveils Shield gaming tablet
Nvidia confirms the release of a tablet targeted at "serious gamers" that can run Android games natively or stream them from a PC.
Xiaomi shows off phone and wristband
China's fast-growing Xiaomi unveils a new flagship handset and $13 wristband - both of which are cheaper than similar models from other brands.
Browser 'fingerprints' track users
Web users are being warned about a novel tracking system that watches what they do online and frustrates tools designed to stop them being tracked.
Iraq conflict breeds cyber-civil war
A cyber-war is being waged alongside the conflict involving Isis in Iraq, suggests research by security firms.
'Cock-up' over Irish genealogy site
Ireland's data protection watchdog criticises the government for a 'cock-up' over a genealogy site that leaked personal information
Chinese team wins $5m gaming prize
Chinese team NewBee takes home $5m in prize money after winning the world's most lucrative gaming contest.
MH17: Facebook scams exploit crash
Links masquerading as posts about the recent Malaysia Airlines crash lead users to pornographic sites and spamming scams, experts warn.
MPs seek judicial review of data law
Two MPs say they will seek a judicial review of emergency legislation on phone and internet data.
Yahoo buys app analytics firm Flurry
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
Netflix profits double to $71m
Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.
Point-blank Taser use questioned
The police watchdog raises "major concerns" over the use of Tasers at point-blank range, saying the technique is "purely a means of pain compliance".
EE apologises over 'spam' texts
A technical issue at Orange, one of EE's brands, meant some customers were sent dozens of identical marketing texts.
NHS tests 'plaster' patient-monitor
The NHS is starting to test a sticking-plaster-sized patient-monitoring patch.
Technical problems plague BBC sites
The BBC says the technical problems that hit the iPlayer and other online services over the weekend have been resolved.
Software uni to meet skills shortage
Plans to set up Wales' first software university are being prepared by businesses concerned about a skill shortage in hi-tech industries.
UK anti-piracy action set to begin
People in the UK who persistently pirate music and movies will soon start getting emails warning them that their actions are illegal.
Scientists develop robotic fingers
A group of MIT scientists announces the development of supplementary fingers controlled by sensors attached to the human hand.
Turing film to open London festival
Codebreaking drama The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, is to receive its European premiere at this year's London Film Festival.
VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines
A smart contact lens that could help diabetics monitor their glucose levels is being developed
VIDEO: Turning a wish into a butterfly
How to turn a wish into a virtual butterfly at Barbican's Digital Revolution exhibition
VIDEO: Could you beat Usain Bolt in a race?
Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.
VIDEO: A TV world without personality?
Kevin Spacey's series House of Cards is a prime example of how the broadcasting world is changing. But will a world of on demand TV be devoid of passion and personality. BBC Newsnight's David Grossman reports.
VIDEO: BBC iPlayer 'works 99.9% of the time'
The BBC has defended its iPlayer service service after it was hit by technical problems which started over the weekend.
VIDEO: 'I couldn't get a taxi... so I created an app'
Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.
VIDEO: Can a robot write sacred scriptures?
An exhibition at the Jewish museum in Berlin is showcasing a robot which has been programmed to write the sacred Jewish scriptures, known as the Torah.
VIDEO: How safe is the 'internet of things'?
Increasingly, technology companies are integrating the internet with other devices, such as household appliances or cars. But are there security risks?
VIDEO: The evolution of Bjork's instruments
Bjork's musical director Matt Robertson explains how they developed the instruments for her Biophilia tour.
VIDEO: The appeal of 'real life' simulators
From driving a truck across Europe to ploughing a field, why are people playing "real life" simulators?
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