Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.
Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.
An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.
Fuji Xerox develops robotic printer that can move around a lounge or office to bring documents to the person who printed them.
A man has been convicted of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner towards First Minister Alex Salmond on Twitter.
A low-key protest by online activists has started outside the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).
South Korean tech firms LG and Samsung have announced more smartwatches, ahead of a widely anticipated entry to the sector from Apple.
Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.
The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks.
Numerous records relating to civil rights cases have disappeared from the US government's online legal archive.
Controversial beheading photo posts from Syria spur one of Facebook's safety advisers to call for pictures to have warnings.
Ten groups have been chosen as finalists in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life "tricorder" - the medical scanner used in Star Trek.
HP is asking the owners of more than six million power cables to send back the cords to avoid the risk of being burnt by the kit.
A fault on Time Warner Cable's network left its 11.4 million broadband internet subscribers without a connection.
The mobile messaging app Snapchat has been valued at $10bn, according to reports, putting it in the same league as start-ups such as Dropbox and AirBnB.
A super-intelligent robotic "brain" that can learn new skills by browsing millions of web pages has been developed by US researchers.
A 3G modem not much bigger than a UK penny or US one-cent coin has been unveiled by Intel as it attempts to enter the connectivity market.
A suburban house has been transformed to help specialists find security flaws in smart devices and stop hackers taking control.
One of the world's top technology leakers explains how he gathers his secrets.
A camera harness for dogs from GoPro, plus other tech news.
How people are reacting across social media in the Gaza-Israeli conflict.
David Grossman reports from the Isle of Wight, on the "white space" which could help remote areas access fast broadband.
A new law has been passed meaning that smartphones in California will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen.
From backpacks which indicate which way you are turning to a USB charger that gets its power from pedalling
Video game fans descend on Coventry for the UK's biggest gaming festival but is watching others play really a spectator sport?
Many people are familiar with buying goods online, but now technology can also play a part when shopping on the High Street.
Hitch-hiking robot HitchBOT completes a 6,000 km (3,700 mile) trip plus other tech news
The quest to find the perfect party anthem.
What new techs can reliably establish our identities?
Could unused TV signal improve rural broadband?