UK net firms have criticised attempts to revive a "snoopers' charter" by adding it into draft legislation currently before the House of Lords.
Pinterest is planning to tell advertisers more about what its users are posting in a bid to help target ads.
Adobe has released an emergency patch for a flaw in its Flash software that was being widely exploited by thieves.
Tech giant Apple's chief executive Tim Cook's base salary was increased by nearly 43% in February last year, according to the company.
The social network encourages celebrities and other high-profile users to share photos directly to Twitter.
High-profile Bitcoin backers are seeking to establish a Bitcoin exchange in the US that would be overseen by mainstream financial regulators.
A journalist with connections to the hacking collective Anonymous is sentenced to five years in jail after posting online links to stolen data.
A quadcopter drone carrying 3kg of illegal drugs crashes near the border between Mexico and the US.
Asia's richest person Li Ka-shing confirms his company is offering to buy Britain's second-largest mobile provider O2 for up to £10.25bn ($15.4bn).
The web-based taxi firm Uber restarts operations in Delhi, six weeks after it was banned over charges that one of its drivers raped a passenger.
App makers should be required to make software for Blackberry handsets, says the boss of the phone company.
Saudi Arabia has postponed the flogging of blogger Raif Badawi for the second week running on health grounds, according to a human rights group.
Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom releases an encrypted chat service, called MegaChat, to compete with the Microsoft-owned Skype.
WhatsApp acts to stop downloads of a third-party service, WhatsApp Plus, and locks out people who used it from its chat platform.
Microsoft says its Windows 10 operating system will be a free upgrade for many users and unveils a "holographic" headset that can run it.
US e-commerce giant eBay is planning to cut 2,400 jobs in the first quarter, the company said on Wednesday.
An Israeli man is arrested on suspicion of hacking into the computers of pop stars including Madonna and selling unreleased songs online.
The US government agrees to pay a woman $134,000 after creating a fake Facebook page using photos of her as well as her son and niece.
Notts County blocks Hungary from its Facebook page after it was deluged with comments concerning the signing of a new player.
By etching grooves into metal with a high-powered laser, physicists create a surface that repels water to the extent that droplets bounce away.
The BBC Click team put three of the latest drones through their paces
A Japanese robot has been programmed to take on a range of tasks - from painting nails to cooking.
The laser-etched metal surfaces that repel water, plus other technology news
The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones spoke to James Lyne, head of research at cyber-security firm Sophos, to find out how criminals go about cloning your card.
Robert Shiller, regarded as one of the most influential economists in the world, has said society is "in a panic" about artificial intelligence.
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights
From the cars that steer themselves to smartphone apps that monitor your driving
Will.i.am speaks to the BBC from the 2015 World Economic Forum about how education can close the equality gap and provide more opportunities to young people.
A look around the floor at the London Toy Fair, a showcase for new toys that will be hitting shops in the coming year.
Researchers have created a program that is unbeatable in the game of Texas hold 'em poker.