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Millions deleted in Instagram purge
Photo-sharing app Instagram has removed millions of accounts believed to be posting spam, angering many legitimate users.
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.
Sony hack is 'US security issue'
The cyber attack on Sony that forced a major film release to be pulled is being viewed as a national security matter, the White House says.
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.
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: Is this the future of bionics?
How motion capture technology is being used to create better prosthetics
VIDEO: The dog with 3D printed legs
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
VIDEO: 'Easy to hack companies like Sony'
Marc Maiffret, a former hacker who is now an internet security expert, says it is easy for a hacker to break into a company Sony.
VIDEO: DIY electronics making home 'smart'
The do-it-yourself electronics maker littleBits has released a "smart home" automation kit.
VIDEO: Testing Skype's real-time translator
Microsoft has launched a test version of the Skype Translator which decodes conversations in Spanish and English in near real time.
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.
Social shopping takes off in Asia
The latest trend driving Asian spending sprees
Sony Pictures hack - whodunnit?
Is North Korea the most obvious suspect?
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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