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Facebook builds drone for net access
The social network Facebook announces it has built its own drone to bring internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.
Google to defy French privacy ruling
Google is to defy a French ruling that the "right to be forgotten" should be applied globally and not just in Europe.
Obama wants world's fastest computer
President Obama has signed an executive order calling for the US to build the world's fastest computer by 2025.
Spy leaks website being investigated
Germany's federal prosecutors are investigating if a website that covers digital rights issues committed an act of treason.
VIDEO: Rovio defends Angry Birds 2 charges
The creative director of Angry Birds 2 defends its in-app fee strategy and explains why the firm gave it sequel-status to its original hit.
Tool to recognise faces in darkness
Two German scientists have created a tool which recognises a person's face in complete darkness using their thermal signature.
FireChat launches private messaging
Social messaging app FireChat launches a new feature allowing people to communicate privately, even without an internet connection.
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.
Half of online world uses Facebook
Half of the world's estimated online population now check in to the 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.
Top Gear: Ex-hosts sign Amazon deal
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.
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.
Bendy tech promise for graphene
Scientists apply the paper art of kirigami to slice graphene, the world's thinnest material.
Yahoo launches Livetext messaging app
The technology company unveils a messaging app called Livetext to take on the likes of Snapchat, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
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: Computer umpires baseball game
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news
VIDEO: Robotic playground looks for fun
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.
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: Why Facebook is cashing in on video
Facebook highlights the increasing importance of video, saying that usage continues to grow.
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.
AUDIO: Motorola wants battery breakthrough
Motorola's chief executive says he would love a battery tech breakthrough, but believes it will be a long time before phones last a full week between charges.
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.
'Phone farmers' reaping the benefits
The tech helping Kenyan smallholders reap rich rewards
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
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