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Apple 'failing to protect workers'
Poor treatment of workers in the Chinese factories which make Apple products is discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.
Minecraft maker plans spin-off game
Minecraft maker Mojang is planning a spin-off game based on its hugely popular block-building title.
Net overseers hit by phishing attack
Hackers have managed to penetrate the internal network used by the organisation that oversees the net's addressing system.
Snapchat boss tearful at Sony hack
Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel left "devastated" as plans for his messaging app are leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack.
Windows browser choice system ends
A requirement for Microsoft to offer new Windows users in Europe a choice of web browsers has ended after five years
Valve limits sales of Russian games
The plunging value of the Russian rouble has led game maker Valve to impose limits on its online store.
Mobile deal to reduce 'not-spots'
Agreement is reached between the government and the country's biggest mobile networks to improve coverage across the UK.
New Blackberry 'back to its roots'
Blackberry launches what it calls a "no-nonsense" smartphone in a bid to win back business customers.
Google considers data risk warnings
Google is proposing to warn people their data is at risk every time they visit websites that do not use the "HTTPS" system.
Jeans made to block wireless signals
Jeans that block wireless RFID signals, prevent hackers accessing card details, are to go on sale.
Sony movie's NY premiere cancelled
The New York premiere of The Interview, a comedy about the assassination of North Korea's president, is cancelled amid threats from hackers.
Glitch reveals Apprentice finalists
The names of the finalists for this year's series of The Apprentice are apparently revealed ahead of time due to a glitch on the show's website.
Apple halts Russian online sales
Technology giant Apple says it cannot currently sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.
Apple defeats $1bn case over iTunes
Technology behemoth Apple has been found not guilty of engaging in anti-competitive behaviour by a jury in California.
Microsoft rivals unite over data row
Apple and eBay are among those supporting Microsoft's stand against handing over data stored in Ireland to the US government.
Google threatened with £12m fine
Google has been threatened with a fine of up to 15m euros (£12m) if it does not do a better job of protecting the privacy of Dutch citizens
Skype gets real-time translating tool
Microsoft launches the test version of a new Skype tool which translates foreign languages in real time.
VIDEO: The rise of 'selfie sticks'
How handheld extendable poles for smartphones are growing in popularity around the world - along with their detractors.
Google 2014: World Cup tops searches
Who is Banksy?, Peaches Geldof and Hull City all feature on Google's end of year trends list.
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: Visiting the doctor via the internet
A state-of-the-art clinic in Denmark is set to make dramatic changes to the relationship between doctor and patient.
VIDEO: How to pay for goods in a heartbeat
The wearable technology which could change the way you pay for goods and services.
VIDEO: US navy develops 'fish' robot
The US military has been showing off its latest catch.
VIDEO: Inside the 'Harry Potter' church
A church in Hackney is using technology to help explore "digital empathy".
VIDEO: MPs 'not equipped to deal with tech'
MPs are not equipped to deal with technology and too reliant on the web firms they scrutinise, says Wendy Hall.
VIDEO: Testing out paying by gloves
The first contactless payment gloves are being trialled in stores in the run up to Christmas - Rory Cellan-Jones put them to the test.
VIDEO: New York offers free gigabit wi-fi
How the Big Apple plans to future proof itself by offering a wi-fi network that is 100 times faster than the average municipal wi-fi.
VIDEO: 'Biggest battery' could cut energy bills
Scientists have built the biggest battery in Europe, to see if it can store power locally, rather than rely on the national grid. It could cut consumer's energy bills.
Sony Pictures hack - whodunnit?
Is North Korea the most obvious suspect?
Social shopping takes off in Asia
The latest trend driving Asian spending sprees
A guide to the Sony Pictures hack
What we know about the devastating hack that hit Sony
VIDEO: The boy who can't forget Star Wars
Meet the self-proclaimed 'geek actor'
Quantum thinking: Cats to computers
An interactive journey through quantum theory
Virtual galleries open new markets for art
Online art sales boom, led by Chinese buyers
Thwarting retail's 'returnaholics'
The tech thwarting shopping's "returnaholics"
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