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Google acquires kite-power firm
Google has acquired a US start-up that generates power using turbines flying on robotic tethered kites.
BBC shows off 'script-changing' radio
A radio that has the ability to alter scripts and other content depending on its location and other factors is being developed by the BBC.
Court battle for EA over game faces
A former college football player has won the right to sue Electronic Arts for using his likeness without permission.
J-Lo to create Latino mobile shops
A chain of mobile phone stores aimed specifically at the Latino market is to be opened by singer and actress Jennifer Lopez
Backlash over Xbox pre-owned games
Microsoft faces a backlash from some gamers after it emerges the company may charge a fee to play pre-owned games on its new Xbox One console.
Twitter boosts security after hacks
Micro-blogging site Twitter says it is bringing in a two-step login for users to beef up security following recent high-profile breaches.
Gif inventor says pronounce it 'Jif'
The inventor of the Gif image format says it should be pronounced Jif, despite what the Oxford English Dictionary says.
US report warns on China IP theft
The theft of US intellectual property is "unprecedented" and costing billions, a US report says, pointing to China as the main culprit.
Couple's £163,000 phone bill shock
A couple who own an electrical firm had a shock when they received a mobile phone bill for £163,000, then fought for months to have the debt cleared.
Hewlett-Packard shares jump 12%
Hewlett-Packard shares leap in after-hours trading, despite quarterly results showing a seventh consecutive fall in sales.
Pirate movie sites blocked in UK
Big UK net firms have begun blocking access to two movie streaming sites accused of flouting copyright laws.
Airbnb seeks to reassure members
Airbnb tells its members "we are not going anywhere", after a judge in New York ruled a man who rented out his apartment on the site broke the law.
SAP in autism recruitment drive
German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology.
Flickr revamp revealed by Yahoo
Yahoo revamps its Flickr photo-sharing service, offering users up to 1TB of storage if they accept adverts.
Wi-fi shut down in Guantanamo alert
The US military's wireless internet service inside Guantanamo Bay has been shut down following threats by Anonymous hackers
Fast broadband roll-out begins
Fast broadband is being rolled out in Surrey after EU competition commissioner approved the state-funded scheme.
Ex-Nokia team makes rival smartphone
A smartphone created by former Nokia employees is unveiled ahead of its release later this year.
Trans-US solar plane sets new record
The Solar Impulse plane sets a new record for distance flown by a solar-powered craft as it completes the second leg of a bid to cross the US.
Man lists 12,000 call menu options
An IT manager who grew frustrated with call centre menus has catalogued shortcuts to thousands of phone services
VIDEO: Projecting an immersive experience
Click's Spencer Kelly looks at how projectors and computers are being used to create immersive experiences.
VIDEO: Celebrating 20 years of the web
Click's David Reid visits Cern to find out more about the plans to restore the world's first web page.
VIDEO: Xbox One 'unrivalled device'
Microsoft's Don Mattrick has described the new Xbox One as an "unrivalled device" in an interview with the BBC after the launch of the next-generation console.
VIDEO: Apple chief hits back in tax row
CEO Tim Cook has spoken out in defence of Apple, after a Senate committee accused the company of using "a complex web of offshore entities" to avoid paying billions of dollars in US income taxes.
VIDEO: Developers turn to indie games
Games developers are turning their focus towards indie games designed for smart phones or tablets, rather than traditional consoles.
VIDEO: Creative brains map a smarter future
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts explores the use of today's communications technologies - and how they might enhance people's lives tomorrow.
VIDEO: Wikipedia founder on Yahoo's Tumblr deal
The BBC talks to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales about Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr, in a $1.1bn deal.
VIDEO: 'Internet is world devoid of empathy'
Former LulzSec hacker Jake Davis, who has received a 24 month sentence for computer hacking, talks to Newsnight's Susan Watts about his time as part of the group.
VIDEO: Yahoo to buy Tumblr for £700m
Tumblr, the blogging site set up by a 20 year old only six years ago, has been bought by the internet giant Yahoo for more than £700 million.
VIDEO: Read Klingon on your computer screen
Microsoft's Bing offers page translations into Klingon, Google launches a music subscription service plus other tech news.
Can science be kick started?
Could attempts to crowd fund research end up skewing science?
Xbox One: Web reacts to new console
Microsoft's new console stirs up passions on the net
Is a paperless library still a library?
US plans paperless public library
Some Day My Prints Will Come
Will 3D printing revolutionise manufacturing?
New Xbox readies for video games war
Will Microsoft's games machine win the next console war?
Can China become a hi-tech economy?
Will China's education system hold back its tech sector?
Tumblr takeover: Sex, jokes and gifs
Why Yahoo thinks blogging platform Tumblr is worth more than $1bn
How to hack a nation's infrastructure
Looking through CCTV feeds that should not be public
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