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BBC News - Technology
Nintendo Switch console plays games home and away
Nintendo reveals the first details of its next games console - the Nintendo Switch - previously code-named NX.
Apple complains Amazon's US site is selling fake products
Apple says there is a "flood" of potentially life-threatening counterfeit goods being sold via Amazon.
Facebook accused of removing breast cancer awareness video
Facebook has removed a video on breast cancer awareness posted in Sweden after it considered the images "offensive", a group says.
Broadband must be affordable for poor, say councils
Broadband needs a social tariff to ensure everyone can afford it, says the Local Government Association.
Tesla to make all its new cars self-driving
Tesla says all electric cars it now builds will have hardware to drive completely on their own, though fully self-driving cars are still years away.
Russian arrested over LinkedIn hack
A Russian man has been arrested in the Czech Republic over alleged involvement in a massive breach of LinkedIn data.
Backpage website tries to have pimping charges dropped
Lawyers for Backpage owners have asked the judge to throw out the case against them, citing free speech principles.
Pro-Clinton bots 'fought back but outnumbered in second debate'
A study says more tweets were posted by suspected bots in favour of Clinton and Trump in the second presidential debate.
Yahoo urges US to publish surveillance order
Internet firm Yahoo calls on the US government to publish a surveillance order it received so it can respond to claims it scanned users' emails
Sat-nav update 'to prevent stuck lorries'
A multi-million pound sat-nav project seeks to stop lorries getting stuck on UK roads.
Gable Tostee not guilty in Australia 'Tinder death'
An Australian man is acquitted of the murder of a New Zealand woman who fell from his balcony during their first Tinder date.
Swiss beat UK's BT to next-gen G.fast broadband
Switzerland is the first country in Europe to deliver so-called ultrafast broadband to customers through traditional copper infrastructure, according to service provider Swisscom.
Micro Bit mini-computer heads overseas
The BBC passes control of the Micro Bit mini-computer to a foundation that aims it to give it international appeal.
Brexit simulated in new Football Manager game
A range of "Brexit scenarios" will face players of the Football Manager 2017 game when it is released next month, it emerges.
Ecuador curbs Assange's internet to halt US election 'interference'
Ecuador says it restricted internet access for the WikiLeaks founder at its London embassy to stop interference in the US presidential election.
Misfit Phase watch hides technology behind analogue face
Misfit is the latest fitness-tracking brand to make an enhanced analogue watch rather than build a touchscreen model.
Trump's Twitter debate lead was 'swelled by bots'
Web robots - or bots - posted many more pro-Trump tweets than pro-Clinton ones during and after the first presidential debate.
IBM AI system Watson to diagnose rare diseases in Germany
IBM's AI system Watson is to work alongside doctors in Germany, who are trying to solve some of the country's most complex medical cases.
Yahoo boosted by profits rise as Verizon reviews hacking impact
Yahoo's profits more than double in the last three months, a boost for the beleaguered firm whose massive data breach put a question mark over its Verizon sale.
Microsoft gender-bias case to go ahead
A US judge allows a class action gender-bias lawsuit against Microsoft to proceed, despite a request from the firm that certain claims be dismissed.
Uber-like app for tractor hailing launched in India
Tractors for hire via an app or a call centre could make life easier for farmers in India.
Singapore self-driving taxi has first 'prang'
A self-driving taxi being trialled in Singapore has had its first accident - but the firm behind it said it was just a minor "prang" at 4mph.
Concern over missing man's Facebook page updates
Friends and relatives of a missing American man are concerned because his Facebook page has become active, but they have not seen him for more than a month.
UK spy agencies broke privacy rules says tribunal
Spy agencies breached privacy rules when they collected bulk data about UK citizens, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal rules.
Netflix shares soar as video service posts jump in subscribers
Netflix shakes off worries over growth with new subscriber numbers that beat estimates and sends its share price soaring 20%.
Samsung S7 adds features from doomed Note 7
Samsung is working to bring some features of its ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 phone to its S7 and S7 Edge devices.
Tesla told to dump Autopilot brand in Germany
Tesla is told to drop the Autopilot brand name, which it uses to promote its driver-assistance software, in Germany.
How hackers handle stolen login data
If your personal data gets stolen, how long do you have before the criminals come calling?
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned by more airlines over fire risk
Airlines in Australia, Europe and Asia ban Samsung's Galaxy Note 7, after reports some phones have caught fire.
YouTuber pleads not guilty to video game gambling offences
Two men - one a YouTuber - appear in court and plead not guilty to gambling offences.
Google News launches fact check label
Google launches a new fact check label, which will appear in search results for news stories.
Computer science exam had coding errors
Scotland's exam body admits to a series of mistakes in one of this year's computer science tests.
Rwanda begins Zipline commercial drone deliveries
What is believed to be the world's first regular commercial drone delivery service is launching in Rwanda.
Nintendo NX becomes Switch
Nintendo reveals its next games machine - Nintendo Switch - will be a handheld, portable device that doubles up as a home console.
Kodak Ektra smartphone inspired by 1940s
Photography brand Kodak reveals a smartphone that takes its name and looks from a 1941 camera.
Robot arm flies aircraft over US
A robotic arm that can help fly an aircraft has been designed by engineers in Virginia.
Assistive tech helps paralysed man cycle competitively
Athletes with disabilities have been competing in Cybathlon - a competition highlighting how tech can help people with disabilities.
Football Manager: 'From hard to soft Brexit'
Sports Interactive's Ciaran Brennan explains the Brexit scenarios in Football Manager 2017
Music streaming services 'too expensive for many non-subscribers'
Almost half of the people who do not currently subscribe to music streaming services think they are too expensive, a UK survey suggests.
British F1 champion Lewis Hamilton joins Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare cast
The 31-year-old racing driver will play the role of an engineer onboard the Retribution in Infinite Warfare.
The Pompeii house recreated in 3D and other tech news
BBC Click's Stephen Beckett looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
A fashion show using mixed reality with a Hololens
A designer has used London Fashion Week to show off her collection using VR technology.
The companies revolutionising how we make mobile calls
BBC Click's Dan Simmons finds out how companies are changing the way we communicate.
IBC round-up: Electric 'copters and customised TV shows
BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at some of the latest technology available to available to broadcasters
Life streamed online
In 1996 Jennifer Ringley switched on a webcam and opened her life to the public for seven years. Then she logged off - completely. What was it all about?
Firms are increasingly using game play to encourage greater engagement from customers and staff - but does gamification work?
Lights, camera... cloud
Cloud computing is giving small design and special effects studios the chance to compete with the giants of the film industry. But what are the drawbacks?
Repairing the damage
As Samsung stops production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after incidents of the handsets catching fire, how can it hope to repair its damaged reputation?
Actor Liam McIntyre tells Newsbeat why he was happy to go from TV to gaming star in Gears of War 4.
No pink, please
Women in tech and science professions reflect on how things would be different if there were more women in the sectors
The killing of two Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq last week highlights the potential of turning cheap-to-buy, easily available drones into weapons.
Problems for technology giant Samsung may go beyond a smart-phone that catches fire, as the BBC's Stephen Evans explains.
Fires and spin
Whirlpool is facing a cacophony of calls to improve its response to a tumble dryer fire risk. A BBC News investigation has delved into the sequence of events.
Are you a danger?
Staff and companies increasingly use third-party apps for work. But are employers alert to the security threat these apps pose?
PlayStation VR headset: The verdict
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak reviews Sony's PlayStation virtual reality headset.
Drones carry patients' blood for a fee in Rwanda
A drones start-up is launching a service that will deliver blood, plasma and coagulants to hospitals in Rwanda.
The collar which visualises your dog's emotions
The collar displays different colours depending on the dog's mood. BBC Click finds out more.
Meet the giant robot equipped with a paintball cannon
Why engineers want to build giant robots which can battle each other.
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