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Call for Facebook beheadings rethink
Controversial beheading photo posts from Syria spur one of Facebook's safety advisers to call for pictures to have warnings.
Star Trek X Prize finalists named
Ten groups have been chosen as finalists in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life "tricorder" - the medical scanner used in Star Trek.
Millions knocked offline in US
A fault on Time Warner Cable's network has left its 11.4 million broadband internet subscribers without a connection.
Snapchat valued at $10bn by backers
The mobile messaging app Snapchat has been valued at $10bn, according to reports, putting it in the same league as start-ups such as Dropbox and AirBnB.
Robotic brain 'learns' from internet
A super-intelligent robotic "brain" that can learn new skills by browsing millions of web pages has been developed by US researchers.
Intel builds 'smallest' 3G modem
A 3G modem not much bigger than a UK penny or US one-cent coin has been unveiled by Intel as it attempts to enter the connectivity market.
Instagram unveils new time-lapse app
Photo-sharing service Instagram launches a new time-lapse photography app called Hyperlapse.
Firm says Lohan case 'for publicity'
Grand Theft Auto makers say Lindsay Lohan is suing them for "publicity purposes" after she took them to court over image rights.
Lockheed Martin in space junk deal
US defence giant Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage multi-billion dollar satellites.
Prison data loss leads to large fine
The Ministry of Justice has been fined £180,000 for "serious failings" in handling confidential data concerning almost 3,000 prisoners.
LG to sell 'the first 4K OLED' TV
LG announces it is about to become the first firm to sell TVs offering both OLED and 4K technologies to the public.
Amazon buys game site Twitch
Amazon buys video-game streaming service Twitch for $970m (£585m), surprising many after rumours earlier this year that Google's would purchase the firm.
PlayStation and Xbox hit by attacks
Sony's PlayStation Network, Microsoft's Xbox Live and Blizzard's Battle.net are among services disrupted in an apparent co-ordinated attack.
Facebook cracking down on clickbait
Fewer "spammy" posts should appear in your Facebook News Feed but it does mean the site will be monitoring how long you spend on articles.
Mozilla launches $33 smartphone
Mozilla, a company best known for its Firefox browser, launches its first low-cost smartphone in India, retailing for 1,999 rupees ($33; £19.90).
UK apologises for White House tweet
The UK embassy apologises for tweeting a picture of a White House cake surrounded by sparklers, to mark the burning of the building.
Magnetic levitation in 3D advances
Harvard researchers develop a system to orientate small objects in any direction using magnetic levitation.
VIDEO: 'Whizz up hills' on fast e-bike
A prototype electronic bike (e-bike) which has a battery pack integrated into the frame has been developed.
VIDEO: How to become a virtual bird
Click is at London's Barbican for Digital Revolution, an immersive exhibition of art, design, film, music and video games.
VIDEO: Phones to come with 'kill switch'
A new law has been passed meaning that smartphones in California will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen.
VIDEO: How pedal power charges your phone
From backpacks which indicate which way you are turning to a USB charger that gets its power from pedalling
VIDEO: Is video gaming a spectator sport?
Video game fans descend on Coventry for the UK's biggest gaming festival but is watching others play really a spectator sport?
VIDEO: Will smartphones change shopping?
Many people are familiar with buying goods online, but now technology can also play a part when shopping on the High Street.
VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines
Hitch-hiking robot HitchBOT completes a 6,000 km (3,700 mile) trip plus other tech news
VIDEO: Tor Project 'gets cyberspy leaks'
The executive director of the Tor Project alleges that agents at GCHQ and the NSA are going behind their colleagues' backs to leak it information.
VIDEO: Stadium rail seat design explained
Jon Darch, of the Safe Standing Campaign, demonstrates a stadium rail-seat design.
VIDEO: Microsoft's 3D holograph project
Microsoft's touch-controlled 3D data project
Tunisia's first video games boss
'I want to build something with a global reach'
What does Amazon hope to gain from Twitch?
Has Amazon overreached?
What your wi-fi reveals about you
How your smartphone may be leaking information
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Facial recognition v anonymity
Will your face be used against you?
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The man who exposes the technology industry's secrets
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