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UK scares sports piracy site offline
One of the biggest sports file-sharing sites closes down after a UK police force warns its operators that they could face jail.
Reddit revolt over censored posts
Reddit downgrades the status of its technology section after it emerges that many popular terms had been banned from its headlines.
Whedon releases new film on demand
Avengers director Joss Whedon surprises fans by releasing his latest film online on the same night as its US premiere.
SpaceX launches station cargo flight
US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.
German media boss criticises Google
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
Teachers angry at online insults
Online social media is being misused to insult, intimidate and smear staff in schools, says a teachers' union.
HMRC 'plans to share personal data'
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.
Kim Dotcom wins back cars and cash
Kim Dotcom, the multimillionaire founder of closed file-sharing site Megaupload, has won back cars, cash and property seized in a January 2012 raid.
BBC and Sky experience fault on iOS
The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand apps simultaneously experience a fault on iPhones and iPads that prevents TV shows from streaming.
Lavabit loses contempt appeal
A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
First Heartbleed 'hacker' arrested
A 19-year-old Canadian citizen is charged with hacking into the Canada Revenue Agency's website, becoming the first arrest in relation to the Heartbleed security breach.
Google shares fall on ad concerns
Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.
Virgin apologises for email glitch
Virgin Media apologises after some of its customers received hundreds of unwanted emails because of a distribution list error.
Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor hacked
German security researchers say that a spoof fingerprint can be used to unlock Samsung's new handset and steal money.
Tencent brings Candy Crush to China
China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.
Bungie 'fires' Halo games composer
The composer of the music featured in the original Halo video games says his job has been "terminated without cause" by developer Bungie.
Hard-disk firm warns of data breach
French hard-disk maker LaCie warns that shoppers' credit cards details and logins may have been stolen from its store over a one-year period.
Cyborg glasses express fake emotions
A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.
New street lights design cuts bills
Switching to LED street lights is cutting maintenance bills in Jersey and could increase pedestrian safety, it is claimed.
VIDEO: Searching for metaphorical results
How alternative search engines produce different results plus websites and apps reviewed.
VIDEO: Firm creates drone fitted with Taser
Spencer Kelly meets the team behind a drone which can fire 80,000 volts of electricity through a wired dart.
VIDEO: Turning the world into an orchestra
Spencer Kelly tests out Mogees- a device linked to your smartphone which turns objects into musical instruments.
VIDEO: Netflix dominates streaming market
Netflix now accounts for more than half the video streamed over the internet.
VIDEO: The quest to perfect digital pianos
Click meets Joe Ierardi, a man who is trying to create the most realistic sounding piano synthesiser.
VIDEO: Cyborg glasses mimic eye gestures
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort.
AUDIO: Google 'not meeting expectations'
Larry Magid, technology analyst for CNET, discusses the fall in Google's shares.
VIDEO: Is ZTE's choosy strategy working?
ZTE has decided to pass over investing in areas where returns aren't likely to be high - its results later will show how its new strategy is paying off.
VIDEO: Will Jelly repeat Twitter's success?
Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.
AUDIO: Google buys high-altitude drone firm
Internet giant Google has bought high-altitude drone firm Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum.
Netflix battles for big budget TV
The battle for exclusive online TV shows
In pictures: Beijing Auto Show
The world's top carmakers at the Beijing Auto Show
Where Wall Street met Silicon Valley
Two cultures collide at the online retail giant
Hacking the instrument of the future
Sleep-deprived coders enjoy an epic adventure
Selling globally is child's play
The tech making e-commerce easier for small firms
VIDEO: The rise of the hospital Robot
Remote presence bots help doctors visit hospital wards
Syria: Report shows how foreign fighters use social media
Report shows how foreign fighters in Syria are using social media
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