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Wearables tracked with Raspberry Pi
People who use wearable gadgets to monitor their health or activity can be tracked with only $70 (£40) of hardware, research suggests.
'Draconian' Russian net law enacted
A new law imposing restrictions on bloggers and social media users has come into effect in Russia.
Microsoft told to provide Irish data
A US federal court has ordered Microsoft to hand over emails belonging to one of its users, even though the data is stored in Ireland.
Uber taxi app 'competing unfairly'
The Uber taxi app is "competing unfairly" with London's black cabs, senior Labour MP Margaret Hodge says.
Israeli Iron Dome firms 'hacked'
The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole secret military documents from two Israeli government-owned companies.
Dark net drugs ads have 'doubled'
An investigation by the BBC indicates that the number of listings advertising illegal drugs sales on the dark net has doubled in less than a year.
Switching broadband is 'too costly'
Tens of thousands of broadband customers in the UK are having to pay "costly" charges to change supplier, Citizens Advice warns.
Tor attack may have unmasked users
Users of the "dark net" service Tor who visited hidden websites may have had their identities revealed by a five-month long cyber-attack.
Broken robots 'learn to keep going'
Engineers take a step towards having machines that can operate even when they are damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg.
Bid to stop Iran web name seizure
Bomb victims' families make legal attempt to seize entire Iranian, Syrian and North Korean web space.
Verizon scolded over slow data plan
Verizon's plan to slow data download speeds for 4G mobile customers on unlimited deals is "deeply troubling", the US government says.
Facebook expands Africa push
Facebook puts itself at forefront of push into Africa and Asia.
Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown
Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.
Smart home kit proves 'easy to hack'
Security experts at HP raise concern about smart home devices after testing 10 app-controlled examples and discovering vulnerabilities.
Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal
A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.
UK to allow driverless cars on roads
The UK government says it plans to allow driverless cars on public roads in January, and asks cities to compete to host one of three trials.
Sony's profits jump on sales of PS4
Sony reports better-than-expected profits for the first quarter, helped by robust sales of its PS4 gaming console and a weak Japanese currency.
'Shooter' studio future in doubt
The future of a Nottingham-based studio where the Homefront games are made is in doubt after the rights to the title are sold.
Every Armenian 'to write a Wiki entry'
High profile artists and politicians all seem to be in on the national campaign.
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A smart contact lens that could help diabetics monitor their glucose levels is being developed
VIDEO: Cyber extortion a growing threat
Newsnight's David Grossman reports on the growing threat to technology companies posed by cyber extortionists.
AUDIO: Why actors want to be in video games
BBC Click presenter Marc Cieslak discusses the growing number of actors starring in video games.
VIDEO: On board 'safety shield' London bus
New software will be trialled on a number of London buses to try to reduce collisions, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.
VIDEO: The rise and rise of video blogs
Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.
VIDEO: Broads-view opens up Norfolk waterways
The Norfolk Broads will soon be available for virtual navigation thanks to a novel aquatic equivalent of Google's Streetview technology
VIDEO: New tech opens doors for jobseekers
New technology is opening up whole new careers to young jobseekers who may be having difficulty getting into more established professions.
VIDEO: Making money out of social media
Samira Hussain reports from New York on the opportunities opened up by technology that did not even exist a few years ago.
VIDEO: UK to allow driverless cars on roads
The UK government will shortly outline measures to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year.
Tech firms hit by cyber extortion
Tech firms hit by threats to take them offline
Keeping the cyber thieves at bay
Keeping cyber thieves' paws off your data
VIDEO: Commonwealth Games goes virtual
Glasgow 2014 takes a leap into virtual reality headsets
Much ado about plagiarism
Does lifting lines from Wikipedia count as plagiarism?
Can one bad blog blight a business?
Can firms defend themselves against irate reviews?
The tech firm helping a tough area
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
VIDEO: Sun bracelet measures UV exposure
Testing a digital bracelet that measures sun exposure
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