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BBC News - Technology
Parliament cyber-attack 'hit up to 90 users'
Fewer than 1% of 9,000 parliamentary accounts were affected, says the House of Commons.
Tech Tent: Uber at a crossroads
On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we explore the stunning resignation of Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick.
Router hack risk 'not limited to Virgin Media'
A weakness in some Virgin Media routers also affects routers by other providers, experts warn.
Snapchat map update raises child safety worries
An update to Snapchat lets people search for schools and see pictures posted by children inside.
Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech
Move is a response to UK government criticism that the firm doesn't do enough to curb online hate.
Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?
Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.
WannaCry helps speeding drivers dodge fines in Australia
Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected.
Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk
The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.
Google scrubs medical records from search
Confidential data about medical conditions and tests will no longer appear in search results.
Siri storm caused by economist's comments
He apologises for causing any offence after saying he finds a male voice more trustworthy on Siri.
Yahoo closes internet prodigy's news app
Three years after its high-profile launch, Nick D'Aloisio's News Digest app is being shut down.
UK rail ticket machines hit by IT glitch
Rail ticket machines across the UK fell out of service during the morning commute.
Mexican president denies spying on journalists, lawyers and activists
Enrique Peña Nieto says his government did not use spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists.
WhatsApp rises as a major force in news media
The private instant messaging app is surging in popularity as a way to share and discuss the news.
Sega debuts free classic games on mobiles
Launch sees five titles made available but more will appear every fortnight.
Amazon accuses Walmart of bullying in cloud computing clash
Clash follows reports of Walmart asking IT suppliers not to use Amazon's cloud computing service.
Exploding cream dispenser kills French fitness blogger
The popular Instagram figure was struck in the chest and died of a heart attack, French media say.
Sheryl Sandberg: Tools like Facebook 'used for evil and good'
How Facebook's new initiative plans to tackle extremist and hate speech online.
How safe is your internet router?
Virgin Media is warning its customers to change the password on their internet routers. A Which? investigation found its Super Hub 2 router is vulnerable to hackers.
Super Mario fan makes augmented reality game
Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.
Google Glass announces update and other tech news
BBC Click's Kathleen Hawkins looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories
Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space
The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.
Aadhar: Why is India's biometric scheme so controversial?
More than a billion biometric cards have been issued, but the scheme is deeply controversial.
China's 'straddling bus' hits its final roadblock
It seemed like a vision of the future - but China's "straddling bus" is being scrapped for good.
Invented in The North: Jet-propelled mobility scooter tested
The scooter reached speeds of up to 70mph during track testing.
DIY retro games console teaches kids about electronics.
Crowdfunded Makerbuino lets children build their own handheld games consoles.
Man asks Twitch users to pick shares for $50,000 portfolio
Twitch viewers can vote on stocks and those with the most votes are automatically purchased.
10-year-old app maker's plan: Change world, become turtle
Yuma Soerianto, a 10-year-old app developer from Melbourne, Australia, was the youngest attendee at Apple's developers' conference this week.
Google's Street View cars track air pollution and other news
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
'I lost my eye'
About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity.
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.
Grand theft auto
Connected cars are becoming the norm, but how secure are they and how safe is our personal data?
New Minority Report-style "nerve centres" combine data and predictive policing after massive increase in homicides.
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.
A security weakness in Gary Berman's home network may have lost him a $400,000 contract.
How can cities improve air quality with cleaner fuels?
E3 2017: Nightmares come alive in VR hospital
Dave Lee checks in to a virtual reality psychiatric hospital, in a new video game.
Blind gamer is trying to make gaming accessible to all
Blind gamer takes on the biggest games developers to make gaming accessible to all.
E3 2017: Hands-on with Super Mario Odyssey
Nintendo hopes a new Super Mario game will keep up the momentum of its new Switch console.
E3: First look at Xbox One X
The BBC was given the first look at the Xbox One X - a souped-up version of Microsoft's latest console.
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