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BBC News - Technology
A new kind of tech bubble
Scientists at Bristol University are bringing bubbles and technology together in unexpected - and potentially profitable - ways.
Apple profits beat expectations
Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.
Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads
Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.
NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'
Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.
Qualcomm shares dip on weak outlook
Shares in Qualcomm, one of the world's biggest mobile phone chipmakers, fall 5% in after-hours trading as it issues a weaker than expected growth outlook.
Game-maker Zynga in widening loss
Troubled online game-maker Zynga reports a loss of $61m, as founder Mark Pincus steps down as chief product officer.
Robot portable printer secures cash
An Israeli start-up secures enough funds to put a pocket-sized robot printer into production.
Tesco Broadband faces double fault
Tesco customers are frustrated by an email fault that coincided with a call centre glitch that meant they were unable to get information.
Amazon and HBO sign streaming deal
US customers of streaming service Amazon Prime will be able to stream such TV shows as The Sopranos and The Wire thanks to a new deal with subscription channel HBO.
Future of the net debated in Brazil
Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.
Google refunding buyers of fake app
Google is refunding people who bought a fake anti-virus app through its Google Play store.
Russian social network founder fired
The founder of Russian social network VKontakte says he has been fired and that his site has been taken over by allies of President Putin.
Airbnb in court over housing laws
Airbnb, the website that lets people rent their homes to holidaymakers, is to appear at the Supreme Court in New York.
'World's fastest' lift to be built
Hitachi says it will install a lift capable of reaching speeds of 72km/h (45mph) into a skyscraper in Guangzhou, southern China.
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.
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.
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.
Graphene 'made with kitchen blender'
Scientists have outlined how they managed to make the wonder material graphene using a kitchen blender.
VIDEO: Hackathon brings new sounds to life
LJ Rich visits Music Tech Fest's 24hr hackathon where people come together to collaboratively create new instruments and sounds.
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: NYPD's Twitter campaign backfires
NYPD asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD" as part of a social media campaign.
VIDEO: The return of 'bedroom' programming
Developer Lucas Pope explains how he created the award-winning game Papers, Please.
VIDEO: One man's bid to make kindness cool
BBC News hears from a man carrying out a daily random act of kindness or 'RAK Nomination'.
VIDEO: Actress writes her own happy ending
A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities that wouldn't otherwise exist.
VIDEO: Robot chefs take over restaurant
A restaurant in China has started serving food that's been prepared by robots.
VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work?
BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy.
VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine
Autistic people have historically struggled to find and keep jobs, but with as many as one in 68 American children being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The Specialists Guild, a non-profit group in San Francisco, is working to prepare people with autism for jobs in the technology industry.
VIDEO: Is this India's first social media election?
Indian elections are under way, and most parties are using the internet to try and woo voters. Is this India's first social media election?
'Friendly' drone flies on dog leash
Camera takes flight on a dog leash
VIDEO: Hands-on with Microsoft's Cortana
Meet the brains behind Windows Phone's Cortana
Forget Silicon Valley, meet Silicon Bali
Firms ditching the US and Europe for tropical paradise
Back to the future with Isaac Asimov
What 2014 looked like 50 years ago
Big risk for small firms losing data
Guarding against bugs, hackers and natural disasters
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
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