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Half of online world uses Facebook
Half the world's estimated online population now check into social networking giant Facebook at least once a month.
Samsung suffers 8% profit drop
Electronics giant Samsung sees its net profit drop by 8% for the second quarter of the year.
Hackers tweet photos with hidden code
A hack attack involving instructions hidden in photos, malicious tweets and the coding community Github is discovered by cybersecurity researchers.
Windows 10 launch is 'new era'
Wednesday's global launch of Windows 10 marks a “new era” for personal computing, Microsoft’s chief executive tells the BBC.
Nokia to sell virtual reality camera
Nokia plans to sell a virtual reality camera that can capture "3D audio" later this year, targeting it at movie and TV professionals.
New fast memory tech outraces flash
A new kind of computer memory that is up to 1,000 times faster than flash storage is to go on sale in 2016, helping scientists and games developers alike.
Facebook loses Germany privacy case
A German watchdog rules Facebook users in the country can create accounts using false names.
Uber faces legal action by drivers
A union starts legal action against the cab company Uber, claiming it deprives them of workplace rights by classing them as "partners".
Android bug affects 'billion' phones
A bug in the Android mobile operating system is discovered by researchers, who say it affects nearly a billion devices.
Amazon suggests airspace for drones
US online retailer Amazon calls for a separate airspace zone for commercial drone flights that could deliver goods to customers.
Nintendo surprises with net profit
Japanese video game giant Nintendo beats expectations to swing to a net profit in its first quarter of this year.
Twitter boss 'not satisfied' with growth
Twitter's revenue and earnings for the second quarter have beaten expectations, but co founder Jack Dorsey says he is "not satisfied" with its user growth.
EU satellite gears up for data flood
Europe's Sentinel-2a satellite, which will "carpet map" the Earth's land surface day-in, day-out, is on course to go into full operation in early or mid-October.
Phone charger explodes, burning student
EE say they are investigating as a matter of urgency after Katy Emslie woke up at 1am on Friday to "smoky soot in the air" and a "firework noise."
VIDEO: USA vs Japan: Giant robot duel
American MegaBot challenges Japan's Kuratas Mecha to a giant robot battle to the bitter end
VIDEO: US medical marijuana goes high tech
A range of cannabis related apps have sprung up as some US states change their stance on the drug
VIDEO: Oculus's plans to take films into VR
How Oculus Story Studio created its first virtual reality film and its plans for the future
VIDEO: Rory gets a Windows 10 crash course
Rory Cellan-Jones goes hands-on with Windows 10 and tries out some of the operating system's new features.
VIDEO: Microsoft boss Nadella on Windows 10
Satya Nadella has been at the helm at Microsoft since February 2014. Windows 10, which was released globally on Wednesday, is his most important milestone yet.
VIDEO: Can mini printer reinvent instant snaps?
The BBC's John Maguire reports on how new mobile phone technology could be helping with the reintroduction of printed photos.
VIDEO: AI-powered advert writes itself
A London-based advertising agency is using artificial intelligence to see if it can create a perfect advert
VIDEO: Scientists fear robotic weapons
More than 1,000 scientists, including Stephen Hawking, have called for a ban on developing artificial intelligence for military use and to build robotic weapons.
VIDEO: Will gamers flock to Angry Birds 2?
Rovio Entertainment, creators of the smash hit mobile game Angry Birds, are set to release their new game, Angry Birds 2, as Jeremy Howell reports.
VIDEO: OnePlus 2 phone on sale 'by invite'
Chinese phone manufacturer OnePlus releases its new device, the OnePlus 2, but people can only buy it if they are invited.
Will Windows 10 prove a winner?
Will it prove a winner?
Ten steps to improve your photography
Ten tips to improve your photography
Self-driving cars are a distant prospect
What's putting the brakes on driverless cars?
What next for Google's $3.2bn guru?
What will Google Glass chief Tony Fadell do next?
Will Indians have to pay for WhatsApp?
A telecom report raises hackles in India
What is the point of Twitter?
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