BBC News - Technology
BBC News - Technology
Crooks 'seek ransomware making kit'
Criminals are discussing ways to produce a ransomware creation kit in order to further the spread of blackmailing malware.
Google opens first Asia data centres
Google opens its first ever data centres in Asia as it looks to boost its growth further in the region.
Several plead guilty to Paypal hack
Thirteen people plead guilty to disabling Paypal's servers in an attack that US authorities say was orchestrated by hacking collective Anonymous.
Sensors used to monitor obesity
A project that uses sensors to monitor eating and exercise with a view to reducing obesity levels is to be funded by the EU.
Coach crash eye tracker tested
Five European coach companies are testing eye tracking equipment as part of an experiment designed to prevent coach crashes.
China hackers 'hit EU ministries'
Chinese hackers targeted five European foreign ministries over the summer, a security company has said.
Authors call for 'digital rights'
Hundreds of authors write to the UN condemning the scale of state surveillance and urging it to create an international bill of digital rights.
Snapchat files for restraining order
Snapchat, the image-messaging app, has filed a restraining order against a man who claims he came up with the idea for the company.
Google lets users create Street View
Google unveils a new tool that allows users to create a Street View - a 360 degree virtual tour - of any place and share it using Google Maps.
Aldi 'low-cost' tablet sells out
A "low-cost" tablet launched by supermarket Aldi sells out in 24 hours
Warning over 4Chan Xbox One prank
Xbox One owners are being warned about an internet prank that could wreck their console and render it inoperable.
US and UK 'spy on virtual games'
US and British spies infiltrated online fantasy games in an effort to identify terrorist threats, according to media reports.
Tech firms seek surveillance reform
Eight leading technology firms including Google and Facebook call for "wide-scale changes" to US government surveillance.
Facebook develops 'sympathise' button
Facebook develops a "sympathise" button that users could click instead of the "like" button.
Police crackdown on pirate site ads
City of London Police crack down on pirate sites and ask companies to stop advertising on them.
Lift-off for £1bn UK space project
The London-based Inmarsat company launches the first spacecraft in a new £1bn global telecommunications network.
Microsoft disrupts ZeroAccess botnet
Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
Bieber-backed app challenges 'envy'
The founder of a selfie-sharing app financially backed by Justin Bieber, claims it encourages positive behaviour between users.
Soldier moves bionic arm by thoughts
A soldier injured in battle is believed to be the first person in the UK to control a bionic arm with his mind.
VIDEO: What next after the 3D printed gun?
Cody Wilson, who made the first 3D printed gun, tells Click about his other projects.
VIDEO: Cat ears link brain and computer
L J Rich looks at some of the new ways we are interacting with computers.
VIDEO: Voice aid acts as human interpreter
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed an electronic aid for those with impaired speech.
VIDEO: Ultrasound scan using your phone
Medical students from the US have brought together a number of medical mobile phone applications to create a 10 minute physical examination, including and ultrasound scan and heart rate monitor.
VIDEO: Ex-Rated: Should men fear this app?
#BBCtrending looks at the popular - and controversial - app in Brazil, Lulu, which allows women to rate men and share their assessments through social networks.
VIDEO: Why Rube Goldberg devices fascinate
Goldberg's contraptions have captivated people for decades and now businesses selling everything from children's toys to dog food are using them to appeal to the internet generation.
VIDEO: The minute before we knew
#BBCtrending looks at the intense activity on social media in the 60 seconds before Nelson Mandela's death was officially announced by South African President Jacob Zuma.
The 12 cyber-scams of Christmas
How to thwart tricksters during the festive season
Reading our genes like computer code
Would you want to know how ill you might become?
Is piracy possible on any object?
Could everything from kids' toys to Aston Martins be pirated?
Retrofit for purpose: New from old
Old buildings get a green facelift
Could hi-tech make cyclists safer?
How new tech aims to make cycling safer
The Saudi artist with one million Instagram followers
The female sculptor from Saudi Arabia with one million followers
UK Floods: Learning lessons from the past
Do advances in tech make us better prepared?
Tagging your world
Is this the next generation of app?
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