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Backlash over Xbox pre-owned games
Microsoft faces a backlash from some gamers after it emerges the company may charge a fee to play pre-owned games on its new Xbox One console.
Gif inventor says pronounce it 'Jif'
The inventor of the Gif image format says it should be pronounced Jif, despite what the Oxford English Dictionary says.
Twitter boosts security after hacks
Micro-blogging site Twitter says it is bringing in a two-step login for users to beef up security following recent high-profile breaches.
Couple's £163,000 phone bill shock
A couple who own an electrical firm had a shock when they received a mobile phone bill for £163,000, then fought for months to have the debt cleared.
Pirate movie sites blocked in UK
Big UK net firms have begun blocking access to two movie streaming sites accused of flouting copyright laws.
Airbnb seeks to reassure members
Airbnb tells its members "we are not going anywhere", after a judge in New York ruled a man who rented out his apartment on the site broke the law.
SAP in autism recruitment drive
German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology.
Flickr revamp revealed by Yahoo
Yahoo revamps its Flickr photo-sharing service, offering users up to 1TB of storage if they accept adverts.
Wi-fi shut down in Guantanamo alert
The US military's wireless internet service inside Guantanamo Bay has been shut down following threats by Anonymous hackers
Fast broadband roll-out begins
Fast broadband is being rolled out in Surrey after EU competition commissioner approved the state-funded scheme.
Ex-Nokia team makes rival smartphone
A smartphone created by former Nokia employees is unveiled ahead of its release later this year.
Apple's Tim Cook defends tax claim
Apple boss Tim Cook defends its tax strategy at a Senate hearing, after the tech giant is accused of being among America's largest tax avoiders.
Ant abilities could aid robot design
A study showing how ants tunnel their way through confined spaces could aid the design of search and rescue robots, say scientists.
China 'state hackers renew attacks'
State-sponsored hackers are renewing their attacks on the US after a three-month hiatus, according to the New York Times.
Facebook review 'at all levels'
Facebook tells Newsbeat it will not rush a review of violent content after beheading videos were removed from the site.
Pupils 'need early porn warnings'
Young children should hear about the dangers of pornography as soon as they have access to the internet, head teachers say.
Vodafone sales hit by European slump
Vodafone's full-year sales slip for the first time in eight years as tough economic conditions in Europe take their toll on customers.
Millions hit in Yahoo Japan hack
Up to 22 million login names may have been stolen during a hack attack on Yahoo Japan, the web firm warns.
Mixed review for BBC Online services
A review of BBC Online and the Red Button service by the BBC Trust finds audiences are served well but BBC Online has failed to hit its reach target.
Solar plane sets off again across US
The Solar Impulse plane, which holds records including the longest manned zero-fuel flight, sets off on the second leg of a bid to cross the US.
Man lists 12,000 call menu options
An IT manager who grew frustrated with call centre menus has catalogued shortcuts to thousands of phone services
VIDEO: Projecting an immersive experience
Click's Spencer Kelly looks at how projectors and computers are being used to create immersive experiences.
VIDEO: Celebrating 20 years of the web
Click's David Reid visits Cern to find out more about the plans to restore the world's first web page.
VIDEO: Xbox One 'unrivalled device'
Microsoft's Don Mattrick has described the new Xbox One as an "unrivalled device" in an interview with the BBC after the launch of the next-generation console.
VIDEO: Apple chief hits back in tax row
CEO Tim Cook has spoken out in defence of Apple, after a Senate committee accused the company of using "a complex web of offshore entities" to avoid paying billions of dollars in US income taxes.
VIDEO: Developers turn to indie games
Games developers are turning their focus towards indie games designed for smart phones or tablets, rather than traditional consoles.
VIDEO: Creative brains map a smarter future
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts explores the use of today's communications technologies - and how they might enhance people's lives tomorrow.
VIDEO: Wikipedia founder on Yahoo's Tumblr deal
The BBC talks to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales about Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr, in a $1.1bn deal.
VIDEO: 'Internet is world devoid of empathy'
Former LulzSec hacker Jake Davis, who has received a 24 month sentence for computer hacking, talks to Newsnight's Susan Watts about his time as part of the group.
VIDEO: Yahoo to buy Tumblr for £700m
Tumblr, the blogging site set up by a 20 year old only six years ago, has been bought by the internet giant Yahoo for more than £700 million.
VIDEO: Read Klingon on your computer screen
Microsoft's Bing offers page translations into Klingon, Google launches a music subscription service plus other tech news.
Xbox One: Web reacts to new console
Microsoft's new console stirs up passions on the net
Some Day My Prints Will Come
Will 3D printing revolutionise manufacturing?
New Xbox readies for video games war
Will Microsoft's games machine win the next console war?
Can China become a hi-tech economy?
Will China's education system hold back its tech sector?
Tumblr takeover: Sex, jokes and gifs
Why Yahoo thinks blogging platform Tumblr is worth more than $1bn
Tech finds profit in poo in Dubai
Finding profit in poo in the Middle East
How to hack a nation's infrastructure
Looking through CCTV feeds that should not be public
What is a Radar key?
How to keep drug addicts and lovers out of disabled loos
The cassette makes a comeback
The Canadian company tempting music fans back to tapes
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