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AdBlock Plus wins again in court
The makers of an advert-blocking browser plug-in defeat a second attempt to ban their product this year.
New powers to monitor internet use
New laws to give police and spies greater powers to monitor internet use are in the Queen's Speech - but campaigners say it is the return of the "snooper's charter".
BMX racers benefit from drone tech
Great Britain Cycling Team's BMX squad is being given access to a technology developed by defence firm BAE Systems to aid its Olympics training.
CBS 'probably' in Apple TV deal
The chief executive of CBS says the US TV network will 'probably' sign a deal with Apple TV.
Fitness tech firms in legal fight
Jawbone sues rival California fitness technology firm Fitbit, accusing it of stealing commercially sensitive data.
UK ISPs to block eBook piracy sites
The UK's biggest broadband providers will shortly start blocking seven of the most popular websites used by eBook pirates.
Child sex abuse loophole to be shut
The UK proposes to punish people who live-stream videos of child abuse over the internet in the same way it does those who offer pre-recorded clips.
Criminals steal US tax returns
A security breach at the United States' Internal Revenue Service has allowed criminals to gain access to more than 100,000 tax returns.
Periscope arrives on Android
Twitter's live video streaming app Periscope is finally launching on Google's Android platform, exactly two months after its debut in the Apple store.
Hyundai offers Google Android in cars
South Korea's Hyundai becomes the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system in its Sonata model.
SpaceX cleared for military launches
The US Air Force clears billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites.
Apple design guru Jony Ive promoted
Apple promotes British designer Jony Ive to chief design officer, according to reports.
Crowd size estimated with phone data
A study tests the idea that large crowds can be counted using data from mobile phone usage and Twitter.
Robots adapt to damage in seconds
Researchers develop robots that adapt to damage in less than a minute, instead of the many hours needed by traditional self-learning systems.
VIDEO: Be a spy master with an Apple Watch
The game where the player controls a virtual spy in real time using just their Apple Watch
VIDEO: Making houses earthquake resistant
The tech to help houses stand up to a major earthquake
VIDEO: App gives rewards for snapped brands
A new app offers rewards to customers who take photos of company brands inside and outside of their home.
VIDEO: Could tech find your lost property?
Kate Russell tests a tracking device to see if it can find her lost property
VIDEO: Turning Van Gogh into virtual reality
An American artist has turned Van Gogh's The Night Cafe into an immersive virtual reality experience.
VIDEO: Can this app help teach surgeons?
The app which allows trainee surgeons to practice medical techniques
VIDEO: Watch strap IDs its wearer's veins
A start-up is developing a watch strap that contains a tiny camera, which takes a photo of a users' veins from their wrist to identify them.
VIDEO: Solar plane pilot: 'Weather risk too big'
The planned flight of the sun powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, has been postponed.
VIDEO: Jet-powered bike tested in Wales
A jet-powered bike has been tested at Pendine Sands in Wales in preparation for a land speed world record.
AUDIO: Jimmy Wales: 'I'm pathologically optimistic'
Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales tells Radio 4's Desert Island Discs he should surround himself with more pessimistic people.
Android app age ratings grow up
Why Google's revamping its Android ratings
The government's data law - an attack on encryption?
Prepare for another long battle over proposed data monitoring powers
Jony Ive's promotion
The man behind the design ideas that made Apple the world's richest company gets a new title
Will truckers lose out to software?
Is the lorry driver of the future a piece of software?
The generation that tech forgot
Why tech firms can no longer ignore the over-65s
Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?
Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?
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