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Account data stolen in TalkTalk hack

TalkTalk customers are being warned about scammers who managed to steal account numbers and names from the company's computers.

Google backs down over Blogger porn

Google has changed its mind about forcing sexually explicit blogs on its Blogger platform to become private.

BBC launches Richard III on WhatsApp

BBC launches a WhatsApp service so you can get Richard III updates direct to your phone.

US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death

A US-Bangladeshi blogger whose campaigning for a secular society in Bangladesh angered Islamists is hacked to death on a street in the capital Dhaka.

Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner

Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.

Google buys .app web domain for $25m

Google has purchased the website address .app in an auction held by the organisation which assigns web domains.

Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO

People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests.

Passport website sues its customers

An unofficial passport website has sued more than 150 of its own customers after they tried to cancel or refused to pay believing they had been misled.

Apple faces iPhone patent lawsuit

Apple is being sued by a company two days after it was told to pay the same firm $533m (£344m) for infringing patents.

Cyber attacks top US threat list

A US intelligence assessment of security threats faced by the country highlights cyber attacks from foreign governments and criminals.

Net neutrality rules passed by FCC

The US Federal Communications Commission votes in favour of tougher internet regulation, upholding the principle of net neutrality.

Samsung hit by latest smart TV issue

Many of the firm's smart TVs were unable to connect to servers for two days after a problem emerged as the firm carried out a security update.

Online motoring plea service launched

A service allowing motorists in England and Wales charged with summary motoring offences to enter a plea online is being launched by the government.

Uni hosts cyber-security conference

Abertay University in Dundee is hosting Scotland's largest cyber-security conference, with support from government agency GCHQ.

Lenovo victim of cyber-attack

Chinese computer maker Lenovo becomes the victim of a cyber-attack following a warning by the US government about software called Superfish.

China 'drops US technology firms'

Cisco, Apple, McAfee and Citrix have all been dropped from China's official list of approved products, according to the Reuters news agency.

Sim card firm confirms hack attacks

A Sim card maker at the centre of NSA-GCHQ hacking claims says it believes that the US and UK cyberspy agencies did attack it.

Fungus plays 'biomusic' duet

Scientists at Plymouth University play improvised pieces of music with the help of slime mould.

Llama chase captivates Twitter

Two llamas went on the lam in Arizona. Thanks to a local news live feed, the US watched - and Tweeted - in rapt attention.

VIDEO: Sci-fi game Evolve reviewed

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak reviews the new video game Evolve

VIDEO: DIY solution to share diabetes data

Why one mother found a DIY solution to track her daughter's diabetes data.

VIDEO: Wheel gives cyclists an extra push

A power assistance device turns push bikes into electric hybrid bicycles

VIDEO: The chair that assembles itself

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are examining the possibilities of self-assembly.

VIDEO: Is 2015 the year of 'eye-tracking'?

The BBC's Richard Taylor looks at "eye-tracking" technology which could be used in gaming, entertainment and healthcare, and asks if it could go mainstream.

VIDEO: The robots who build furniture

An experiment at MIT's Distributed Robotics Lab is teaching robots to work collaboratively.

VIDEO: Cuba 'keen to update poor internet'

As the US tweaks its web regulations, Cuba is looking to radically update its internet infrastructure.

VIDEO: An eco-system inside your home

The smart garden that fits inside your house and provides fresh healthy food

VIDEO: Computer teaches itself to play games

Researchers say they have developed an artificial intelligence system that has taught itself how to win 1980s computer games.

VIDEO: Teenager hails new bionic hand

A teenage girl has spoken of the change in her life after being given a bionic hand - the technology for which is being developed by scientists on Tyneside.

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