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Google removes 12 BBC News links

Google has now removed a total of 12 BBC News stories from some search results in response to controversial EU "right to be forgotten" laws.

HTC unveils cheaper Windows M8 phone

The handset maker HTC has unveiled a new smartphone that runs a Windows Phone operating system - the first in more than two years.

Former Microsoft boss leaves firm

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer announces he is stepping down from the board with immediate effect.

Google cars 'designed to speed'

Google's driverless cars are programmed to occasionally exceed speed limits by up to 10mph, says the project's lead engineer.

Pentagon researches hi-tech tank

The research arm of the US military is looking into designs for new, hi-tech tanks, focusing less on armour and more on mobility and speed.

Islamic State shifts to new platform after Twitter block

A sustained clampdown on the Twitter presence of Islamic State (IS) has forced the jihadist group to explore less well-known social media platforms.

EE top in UK mobile performance

EE has again been ranked top overall in research comparing the performance of the UK's mobile networks, with Vodafone coming last.

Police 'breach social media rules'

Hundreds of police officers in England and Wales have been investigated for breaching social media guidelines, an investigation reveals.

Bush requests no photos at concerts

Singer Kate Bush requests fans do not take any photographs or record footage using mobile devices at her upcoming live concerts.

Robot butlers dismissed as 'gimmick'

A US hotel chain has been criticised over plans to introduce robotic butlers to its workforce.

US health data hack hits 4.5 million

A major US hospital group said it was the victim of a cyber-attack resulting in the theft of 4.5 million people's personal data.

Facebook tags satire in news feeds

Facebook is testing a new feature that warns users of satirical content posted from sites like the Onion.

Self-drive lorries 'to get UK test'

Fleets of self-driving lorries could be tested on UK roads as soon as next year, according to reports.

Online music videos get age ratings

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced a pilot scheme to put age ratings on online music videos after concerns many are too graphic.

World's first 'smartphone' turns 20

A new exhibition at London's Science Museum celebrates 20 years since the first 'smartphone', the IBM Simon, went on sale.

Tesco tablets have data reset flaw

Hiding data by using a factory reset option does little to delete potentially sensitive information, suggest researchers.

Date for Warcraft expansion decided

Warlords of Draenor, the fifth expansion for online video game World of Warcraft, will be released on 13 November.

Robot ends 6,000km Canada hitch-hike

A robot sent out to travel across Canada by hitch-hiking has completed its 6,000km trip.

Camouflage sheet inspired by octopus

Basing their work on the techniques used by octopuses and cuttlefish, US engineers have produced a flexible, colour-changing material.

VIDEO: 'Whizz up hills' on fast e-bike

A prototype electronic bike (e-bike) which has a battery pack integrated into the frame has been developed.

VIDEO: How to become a virtual bird

Click is at London's Barbican for Digital Revolution, an immersive exhibition of art, design, film, music and video games.

VIDEO: New Nook e-reader due for launch

Samsung and Barnes & Noble are due to launch the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK in New York on Wednesday

VIDEO: Swarming robots shuffle into shape

Engineers in the US build a self-organising swarm of tiny robots that work together to form shapes.

VIDEO: Video games made for blind players

French developers have launched a "video-less" game for blind and visually-impaired players.

VIDEO: The 'house of hacking horrors'

A suburban house has been transformed to help specialists find security flaws in smart devices and stop hackers taking control.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

A tube system that could help salmon migrate upstream, plus other technology news

VIDEO: Out of Office reply: digital detox

BBC Newsnight's David Grossman looks at a new trend - the digital detox.

VIDEO: Hotel trials 'robot butler' service

A California hotel is testing a new system for making deliveries to guests' rooms - a robot butler.

VIDEO: Part of world's biggest turret sets sail

The largest piece of a structure set to become the world's biggest turret has set sail from Dubai.

The man 'behind a million babies'

The man who says he's responsible for a million kids


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