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Pirate Bay founder faces jail term
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'
Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.
A WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS
Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.
Speed boost for 4G in some cities
Two of the UK's mobile operators are turning on technology that boosts mobile speeds in a few UK cities.
China denies shutting foreign sites
The director of China's internet regulator admits that some foreign websites cannot be visited but denies shutting them down.
Microsoft unveils fitness band
Microsoft unveils a wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well connect to a fitness tracking service on smartphones.
Lenovo completes Motorola takeover
Lenovo completes a $2.9bn takeover of Google's Motorola handset division, which it says makes it the third biggest smartphone maker.
Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay'
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying he wants to try to help people struggling with their identity.
Android smartwatch 'runs for a week'
New Android-powered smartwatches should last for a week or longer between charges thanks to their use of both e-ink and LCD screens.
Software 'predicts' gang violence
London's Metropolitan Police test software designed to predict which gang members are most likely to commit violent crimes.
Samsung profit lowest in three years
Samsung Electronics sees its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales.
HP wades into world of 3D printing
HP announces the launch of a 3D printer it says will be 10 times faster than current models.
White House computers 'hacked'
US security services are reportedly investigating the breach of an unclassified network.
'Number spoofing' scam nets millions
A new phone scam - known as number spoofing - is netting millions of pounds for fraudsters, consumers are being warned
Argos faces glitches on website
The Argos website blocks access to some users after "technical issues" that arose following a revamp to the retailer's site.
Samaritans app flags worrying tweets
An app launched by Samaritans notifies Twitter users if people they follow seem to be distressed.
AUDIO: UK to have new gaming centre
The UK is to have the first cultural centre in the world for gaming, which will be based in Nottingham.
Evolution of a robot care bear
Eight years after a prototype was showcased in Scotland, a robot bear is being trialled in a children's hospital in the US.
VIDEO: Playing music with your brain
Could technology turn you into a musical virtuoso? LJ Rich looks at new ways to make music.
VIDEO: App helps you wake up with a stranger
The app that turns a global network of strangers into your alarm clock, with a dating twist.
VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses
A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.
VIDEO: Breastfeeding photo deleted by Facebook
A photograph of a mother breastfeeding her premature baby has gone viral after it was deleted by Facebook.
VIDEO: How to build an engine in 42 seconds
Steph McGovern reports from the new Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre in Wolverhampton where robots can construct an engine from its component parts in under a minute.
VIDEO: GamerGate 'must be condemned'
Independent developer Zoe Quinn tells the BBC about being at the centre of the "GamerGate" controversy.
VIDEO: The dress that interprets your brain
Designer Lauren Bowker is working on a textile that can respond to brain patterns.
VIDEO: Can Rory go a day without data?
Can the BBC's technology correspondent, Rory Cellan-Jones, go a day without sharing any data?
VIDEO: App aims to identify bird songs
A mobile phone app that recognises which species of bird is singing is being developed by a researcher at Queen Mary University in London.
VIDEO: Keyless cars 'targeted by thieves'
Organised criminal gangs are increasingly targeting high-end cars with keyless security systems, a UK motoring industry group has warned.
Fashion challenge for Apple's Ive
Can Apple design guru Jony Ive turn the smartwatch into a hit?
The metal detectors saving marriages
The metal detectorists saving marriages
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Jetpacks, driverless cars and solar roads
Simulator lets you feel gun's kick
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Giant Samsung struggles at the top
Has the market finally caught up with Samsung?
A day without data
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Can an app cure anxiety and stress?
Could a simple app banish your stress and anxiety forever?
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