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UK cyber-centre thwarts hostile hackers
The National Cyber Security Centre has combated about 1,200 attacks since it was created, it reveals.
Sundar Pichai: Google 'exploring' censored China search app
The firm's CEO defends a possible return to China, a market Google abandoned over censorship concerns.
Paul Allen: Microsoft co-founder and billionaire dies aged 65
The billionaire businessman, who also owned the Seattle Seahawks NFL team, died in Seattle on Monday.
Virgin Media faces 'power issue'
A fault with Virgin Media has left many customers in London without internet access and TV.
Snapchat adds selfie filters for cats
Snapchat's augmented-reality selfie filters now work on cats.
UK seeks to secure smart home gadgets
Makers of small, smart home gadgets will be encouraged to do more to protect them against hack attacks
Bloodhound supersonic car hits financial roadblock
The UK-led supersonic car project goes into administration. There are just weeks to save the venture.
Social media moderators: Blur your eyes
Why one content moderator couldn't shake hands for three years after she left her job.
Wales' 5G advisory group criticised for being all men
The appointment of eight men to the expert panel for Wales faced a backlash on Twitter.
Is it the end of the supermarket checkout till?
M&S is the latest shop to test a "scan and go" app, meaning shoppers don't need to use a till.
Facebook shuts down 'spammy' politics pages
Political sites with millions of followers have been purged in a Facebook crackdown on spam.
US weapons systems can be 'easily hacked'
A government report has found mission critical cyber-flaws in the US's cutting-edge weapon systems.
Apple hires engineers from UK company Dialog
The deal represents one of Apple's biggest takeovers in headcount terms.
Microsoft tackles 'horrifying' Bing search results
Bing suggests overtly racist pages to people who look up terms linked to ethnicity, researcher finds
WhatsApp fixes booby-trap video call bug
The vulnerability left WhatsApp users at risk of losing control of their account just by answering a call
BBC News disrupted by software glitch
The BBC had to replace live broadcasts with recorded material on its TV news channels for about an hour.
Take me to your leader! MPs to quiz robot
A robot called Pepper is to take MPs' questions about artificial intelligence.
Amazon scrapped 'sexist AI' tool
Reuters claims that a secret AI recruitment tool was abandoned after it showed bias towards men.
The world's longest non-stop flight takes off from Singapore
The Singapore Airlines aircraft has begun its near 19-hour, 15,000km flight to New York.
James Murdoch tipped to lead Tesla board
Tesla must replace Elon Musk as board chairman as part of a settlement with US financial regulators.
German satellites sense Earth's lumps and bumps
The German space agency releases a spectacular 3D map of the Earth's land surfaces.
Walmart planning 'net-connected trolley'
Patent for a trolley that measures heart rate, walking speed, temperature and grip is lodged in US.
Sony PlayStation 4 will get 'next-generation' successor
The gaming firm's president says a next-generation console is "necessary" despite streaming technology.
Google appeals against €4.3bn Android fine
The company appeals against a fine for allegedly using the Android operating system to cement its dominance.
Microsoft's Minecraft ends support on Apple TV
The game will no longer be updated and refunds are available, Microsoft says.
Vodafone's Martin Freeman break-up advert banned
The Advertising Standards Authority says the advert implied customers could leave their contract any time.
Google drops $10bn battle for Pentagon data contract
The tech giant, under scrutiny over a data lapse, has scrapped plans to bid for a high-profile contract.
Facebook Portal video chat screens raise privacy concerns
Two camera-enabled smart devices for the home are unveiled in the midst of a privacy crisis.
Microsoft pauses Windows 10 update after files disappear
Some Microsoft users complained their files vanished after installing the latest update for Windows 10.
Virgin Galactic to reach space in 'weeks not months'
Company founder Richard Branson says the company is "tantalisingly close" to its first trip.
Uber drivers stage UK strikes over pay and conditions
"Hundreds" of drivers are expected to switch off their apps from 1pm, say union organisers.
Heathrow fined for USB stick data breach
A worker lost a USB stick containing personal data which was later found by a member of the public.
Google iPhone data privacy case blocked by High Court
Campaign group Google You Owe Us wanted compensation for people whose handsets were allegedly tracked.
Facebook's UK tax bill jumps as profits rise
The social media giant's bill triples to £15.8m - but will fall to £7.4m because of a tax credit.
Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket lights up California sky
Launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, the Falcon 9 rocket took an Argentine satellite into orbit.
Yusaku Maezawa: Why I've bought a ticket to the Moon
Space X's mission to the Moon will be the first lunar journey by humans since 1972.
The world’s first fully-autonomous indoor farm
The world’s first fully-autonomous indoor farm in San Carlos, California, is now operational.
Apple and Amazon deny China hack claims
The tech giants dispute claims that a spy chip tried to steal their corporate secrets and data.
PayPal tax bill jumps by £2.7m after review by HMRC
The digital payments firm handed over more income tax after a £181,000 bill in the previous year.
Feely finger phone crawls across desk
A fleshy finger phone accessory that can tickle its owner has been developed in France.
Mobile wi-fi hotspots reviewed
Lucy Hedges reviews the Skyroam Solis, Glocalme G3 and TP-Link M7450 mobile wi-fi hotspots.
Meet Moxi - the hospital robot helping nurses
Moxi is a "socially intelligent" robot that can autonomously pick up and deliver medical supplies.
World's biggest battery: a look around Tesla project
A remote part of South Australia is home to the world's largest lithium-ion battery.
GoPro Hero 7 stabilisation put to the test
How does the GoPro Hero 7 compare to last year's model - and can it turn the company around?
Twitter exposes X Factor 'first class' trickery
The final 24 contestants were seen in business class on a flight to LA - but then went back to economy.
Google Pixel 3 phones launch during privacy storm
The search firm reveals its latest handsets shortly after revealing Google+ users' data was exposed.
Could chip fat help dirty shipping clean up its act?
Ships are the lifeblood of global trade, but their fuel is highly polluting. What's the answer?
Spotify: Albums are alive and kicking in the streaming age
As the UK's celebrates National Album Day, Spotify says albums "can still be absolutely monumental".
Climate change: Is your Netflix habit bad for the environment?
The IT sector's share of global electricity consumption is predicted to increase rapidly.
Sky battles: Fighting back against rogue drones
Drones flying where they shouldn't has become a big problem, so how can we stop them?
How light could help superfast mobile reach even further
Internet connectivity over light waves could help 5G mobile extend into buildings and underground.
Netflix: The signs you might need a break from the site
A handy guide on the telltale clues you might need a break from the streaming service.
Why you have (probably) already bought your last car
A growing number of tech analysts are predicting that in less than 20 years we'll all have stopped owning cars.
Amsterdam's canal boats go electric
Boat companies are having to spend millions of euros converting their fleets to electric.
Boz: Defending Facebook's Portal screens
The social network's hardware chief Andrew Bosworth makes the case for trusting its new video chat screen.
Can social networks help you lose weight?
Reddit groups might help and Instagram influencers might not be the right people to follow - but can you trust any diet advice you find online?
The UK firm hoping to take on Google’s driverless cars
Tech giants are spending a fortune on autonomous vehicles, but a small UK rival wants to try to compete.
Why the laundry industry is in a spin to save water
Water shortages mean the laundry industry is adopting various technologies to reduce consumption.
Instagram: How much do social influencers earn?
Partnerships with brands can yield six-figure sums for social influencers - depending on their presence.
The hi-tech trousers inspired by Wallace and Gromit
Researchers inspired by a Wallace and Gromit film have developed trousers with artificial muscles.
Playing 'Not Tonight' - the dystopian Brexit video game
The game imagines a dystopian post-Brexit future where citizens of European heritage are exiled.
Video games created using artificial intelligence
Researchers in the US are using artificial intelligence to develop new video games.
The robot child patient for doctors and other news
BBC Click's Omar Mehtab looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
Robot seeks out skin cancer with suction
Fitted with a dermatoscope, the prototype can check for signs of skin abnormalities.
Humanoid 'rescue robot' learns parkour
Atlas, a humanoid robot by tech firm Boston Dynamics, has learned the art of parkour.
Click News: A ladder-climbing robotic snake
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
Call of Duty: Why we put 'own twist' on Battle Royale mode
Newsbeat exclusively goes behind the scenes of the latest game in the famous franchise.
Virtual lives: Could VR change how we think of others?
Researchers are studying whether controlling a virtual reality body can affect real life behaviour.
The fall of Nokia: How this Finnish city fought back
Thousands lost their jobs in the remote Finnish city of Oulu - but locals weren't prepared to accept defeat.
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