BBC News - Technology
BBC News - Technology
Fairy lights 'slow' wi-fi speeds
Christmas tree lights might be slowing your wi-fi speeds warns watchdog Ofcom as it releases an app that can check for interference.
Cloud storage services to face inquiry
An investigation is to be launched into whether internet users are being charged unfairly when they use internet cloud storage services.
Blackberry to 'exit' Pakistan in 2016
Phone-maker Blackberry is to stop operating in Pakistan at the end of 2015 because of government requests to monitor customer data.
Five million affected by Vtech hack
Toy and educational material seller Vtech has revealed five million customers were affected by a hack of its app database and has also suspended 13 websites.
Jeremy Clarkson unveils Amazon drone
Amazon's drone delivery project Prime Air has unveiled a new prototype in a video featuring former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson.
'Sexting' damages set legal precedent
Compensation has been awarded to a victim of 'sexting' for the first time, the BBC has learned.
Many roads 'have no mobile coverage'
More than 4,500 miles of roads in Great Britain have no mobile phone coverage, analysis by the RAC Foundation suggests.
Children's toy maker Vtech hacked
Vtech, a company which specialises in electronic toys and educational material for children, confirmed that it has been hacked.
Formula E plans robot races
Driverless racing cars will compete in major cities around the world from next year, announces Formula E organisers.
'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi'
Li-fi, a faster way to deliver internet access, has been tested in a real-life, working office in Tallinn, Estonia.
DJI launches crop-spraying drone
Billion dollar drone company DJI is explanding from consumer and camera drones into agriculture
3,000 web firm customers' details leaked
Details of more than 3,000 customers or potential customers of Bluebox Broadband have been published online.
Targeting racist trolls by putting their comments on billboards
Brazilians who post racist abuse online may see their words pasted onto billboards as part of a civil rights campaign.
COP21: Malawi's battle to hold on to forests
How Malawi is tackling climate change with the help of a wood-fired cookstove that generates electricity.
VIDEO: 3D printer uses clay to change shape
Researchers at Lancaster University claim to have created a new form of 3D printing
VIDEO: 'Cat ear' headphone speakers crowdfunded
BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the best of the week's technology news
VIDEO: The vest that lets you feel words
How a vibrating vest could change the way deaf people understand speech
VIDEO: The rise of the banking app?
The BBC's Personal Finance correspondent Simon Gompertz looks at the rising popularity of banking by app.
VIDEO: Star Wars fan creates giant lightsaber
A self confessed 'geek' in America has created a giant lightsaber
VIDEO: Robotic pet cat companion goes on sale
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news
VIDEO: Kids visit virtual reality picture gallery
The Dulwich Picture Gallery in London has become one of the first museums to offer a virtual reality tour of its collection.
VIDEO: Rolling CCTV camera can monitor homes
A surveillance camera that can roll around your home is unveiled at a technology show in the US.
VIDEO: Conservation's 'gadget man'
Meet the RSPB's 'gadget man' who builds devices to help conservation scientists gather data.
VIDEO: Drones offer cheap mapping
Drones could provide a cheaper alternative to mapping large areas of land
How does your brain cope with Tinder?
What is going on in our minds when we use the dating app?
Six ways nature has inspired tech innovations
How the natural world inspires tech innovation
Online chatting at work gets the thumbs up from bosses
Do social media apps in the office spell the end for work emails?
China robot event pulls Beijing crowds
Beijing plays host to the World Robot Conference
The doctor will text you now
How phone apps could change the way we consult doctors
Universities 'best' for business ideas
How universities in the south England are helping scientists turn their creativity into cash.
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