Technology News from the BBC
Click the links to read the full coverage of each story at BBC.co.ukYahoo 'to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn'
Yahoo's board approves a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1bn (£725m), US media reports say.
Man lists 12,000 call menu options
An IT manager who grew frustrated with call centre menus has catalogued shortcuts to thousands of phone services
US questions Google on Glass privacy
US politicians are seeking reassurances from Google that its smart spectacles will respect personal privacy.
EA stops making games for Wii U
Games giant EA has revealed that it currently has no games in development for Nintendo's Wii U console.
GPS 'improves early tsunami alerts'
GPS data could provide faster and more accurate early warning systems for tsunamis, a German team of scientists suggest.
Single-pixel camera makes 3D image
Scientists in Glasgow have discovered a low-cost way to create 3D images, capable of sensing frequencies beyond visible light.
Jail sentences for Lulzsec hackers
British hackers who were behind a series of high profile cyber-attacks in 2011 have been sentenced at a hearing in London.
'Kickstarter for gigs' is launched
A service allowing fans to club together to pay bands to play gigs at their request has been launched.
Nintendo to profit from user videos
Fan anger after Nintendo confirms it will profit from advertisements placed on gameplay videos uploaded by gamers.
YouTube and Microsoft clash over app
YouTube is demanding Microsoft removes a Windows Phone 8 YouTube app, saying it violates its terms of service.
Dell posts 79% fall in profits
Dell reports a 79% fall in quarterly profits to $130m (£85m) amid falling computer sales and a takeover battle.
EA drops online pass for used games
Publisher Electronic Arts has decided to end a controversial program that stifled trade in second-hand games.
MPs challenge Google over UK tax
The internet giant Google has been challenged by MPs over the way it reports its income for tax.
EU warns China over telecom payments
The EU warns it may investigate claims that Chinese telecom firms have been paid subsidies, allowing them to flood markets with cheap equipment.
Google Maps revamp set to aid ads
Google's Maps revamp adds new advertising icons and aims to tailor the results to each user's interests.
Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer
A $15m computer that uses "quantum physics" effects to boost its speed is to be installed at a Nasa facility.
Google launches music subscriptions
Google unveils a streaming music service and details plans to upgrade its other existing services at its developers conference in San Francisco.
Nvidia details Shield console launch
Nvidia prices its Shield handheld console at a significant premium to Sony's PlayStation Vita and Nintendo's 3DS XL.
Phones 'used like digital dummies'
Computers and smartphones have become a "digital dummy" used by parents to pacify their children, says a head teachers' leader.
Saudi virtue police condemn Twitter
The head of Saudi Arabia's religious police warns Saudis against using Twitter, amid fears it is being used to challenge political taboos.
VIDEO: Read Klingon on your computer screen
Microsoft's Bing offers page translations into Klingon, Google launches a music subscription service plus other tech news.
VIDEO: Webscape: Apollo 11 mission site
Kate Russell looks at a site which celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, plus other sites and apps reviewed.
VIDEO: 'Internet is world devoid of empathy'
Former LulzSec hacker Jake Davis, who has received a 24 month sentence for computer hacking, talks to Newsnight's Susan Watts about his time as part of the group.
VIDEO: Intel reveals tech innovations
From 'perceptual computing' to smarter car headlights, chip maker Intel reveals what it thinks is the technology of tomorrow.
VIDEO: Google Glass: For and against
Technology developers and privacy campaigners give their views on the Google Glass smart headset.
VIDEO: First US drone launch from carrier
The US Navy successfully launched an unmanned drone from the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time on Tuesday, in what officials called a breakthrough for robotic aviation.
VIDEO: Quieter by design
Lara Lewington looks at how manufacturers are focusing their attention on technology to make their products quieter.
VIDEO: 'Screaming' cones could save lives
"Intelligent" traffic cones are being unveiled on the M6 in the West Midlands in a bid to improve road safety.
VIDEO: Astronaut's pictures from space
The amazing photographs tweeted by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield have been seen by more than 750,000 Twitter followers.
VIDEO: Teenager constructs 'DNA photocopier'
A 17-year-old scientist from Yorkshire has built his own DNA testing machine and is using it to conduct experiments in his home laboratory.
VIDEO: Inside the human robot factory
Inside the factory making robots we can relate to
Bringing Lebanon's designers online
Selling online where internet speeds are painfully slow
Former Lulzsec hacker on motivations
Former hacker on creating chaos online
Google Glass - cool or creepy?
The BBC's tech correspondent considers if Google's smart glasses are cool or creepy
Are screens rotting our brains?
The neuroscientist worried about the side-effects of new tech
350 years of technology goes on sale
Remarkable relics from computing's past go on sale
How Estonia became E-stonia
How Estonia was converted into E-stonia
Can computer games change the world?
Can playing computer games really change the world?