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Facebook's WhatsApp purchase opposed
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
Europol warning over wi-fi hotspots
People should not send sensitive information over public wi-fi hotspots, as data theft by hackers is rising, Europol warns.
'Bitcoin creator' denies involvement
The man singled out by a magazine as being behind the virtual currency denies any involvement.
Slow broadband 'damaging education'
A survey suggests that school children could be missing out because of poor home broadband connections.
Abortion provider hit by data fine
An abortion provider has been fined £200,000 for a data breach that revealed thousands of people's details to a hacker.
Turkey PM warns social media sites
Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan says his government could ban Facebook and YouTube, amid leaks suggesting government corruption.
Twitter bans porn on Vine app
Video-sharing Twitter app Vine announces a ban on all sexually explicit content from being published on the platform.
Getty makes 35m photos free to use
Getty Images, the world's largest photo agency, makes millions of its pictures free to use, in an effort to combat piracy.
US state bans Peeping Tom photos
Massachusetts passes a bill against taking indecent images of people in public, after a man who snapped photos up women's skirts goes scot-free.
Mozilla anger over Dell Firefox fee
A row has broken out between Dell and Mozilla over charges for installing the Firefox browser.
Trolls target mother of suicide girl
The mother of a schoolgirl who hanged herself amid claims of bullying is the target of internet abuse.
Bank websites put to 'sinister' use
Many websites once used by US banks have been taken over by spammers and virus writers, reveals research.
Charges over web-link sharing reduced
Some charges brought by the US government against an American journalist who helped share leaked information have been dropped.
Cyber 'stand-off' in Ukraine crisis
After Ukraine accuses Russia of disrupting mobile networks, security experts warn that the countries are locked in a cyber stand-off.
Facebook tightens rules on gun posts
The world's biggest social networking site Facebook tightens its rules on posts relating to guns.
E-cigarette ban for Los Angeles
Los Angeles council votes to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in the city's restaurants, bars, nightclubs and public spaces.
Rules leave inherited iPad 'useless'
Family left iPad in mother's will say restrictive Apple security rules have rendered it useless.
Police password lost for eight years
Complaints pile up for eight years because Indian police officers did not know a computer password.
Robots attempt Tokyo university exam
Japanese scientists try to create a robot smart enough to pass the University of Tokyo's entrance exam.
VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines
A business card fitted with a computer capable of playing a number of games including Tetris, plus other tech news.
VIDEO: How to protect your photos online
Click's Kate Russell looks at sites and tools to protect photos plus other sites and apps reviewed.
VIDEO: 'I have nothing to do with Bitcoin'
Controversy is surrounding claims by Newsweek to have found the creator of the Bitcoin virtual currency.
AUDIO: Son criticises iPad inheritance rule
A man who was left an iPad in his late mother's will has criticised Apple for not unlocking the device.
VIDEO: Body cameras used to tackle crime
Police officers in a Cheshire town are wearing body cameras in a pilot project aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour.
VIDEO: 'Superman suit' lets man lift 100kg
Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.
AUDIO: Lasers speed up New York share trades
Mike Persico discusses his firm's plans to introduce laser beam connectivity between the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.
VIDEO: School Reporters check out coding
Students from Eastlea Community School give computer programming a go and interview Moshi Monsters creator Michael Smith to find out why he thinks everyone can code.
VIDEO: Hands on with Google's Project Tango
Click's Spencer Kelly tests a prototype smartphone which can build a 3D map of a user's surroundings.
VIDEO: Will we still use mobiles in 20 years?
Industry experts at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona look forward to the phones of the future.
What would a computer cook for dinner?
Would you let a computer cook you dinner?
Bad guys v the data defenders
How data defenders are using analytics to fight hackers
Electric cars: No longer the exception?
Why Porsche and other firms are investing in electric cars
End of the road for Windows XP?
The operating system that will not die
Journey inside a driverless car
What luxury driverless cars could feel like
Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads
Is it time to download the homework?
Rise of the human exoskeletons
A suit that makes you superhuman
How to get your children coding
How to get kids coding in just 60 minutes
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