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Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
Samsung reattempts botched update
Samsung has started again to roll out an update to its Galaxy S3 smartphone, weeks after a botched attempt angered users.
NatWest services hit by cyber attack
A deliberate attempt to disrupt services at NatWest left some customers struggling to access online banking on Friday.
Warning over rare metals in gadgets
Modern technology is too reliant on rare materials whose scarcity could drastically set back innovation, a report warns.
Android app caught sharing ID data
Millions of Android users have been "deceived" by a developer who covertly gathered personal data, says the US Federal Trade Commission.
Samsung and Philips raided by EU
Samsung and Philips are among several consumer electronics companies raided by the European Commission over suspected breaches of competition rules.
UK paves way for driverless cars
The UK government wants to make Britain a world leader in developing autonomous vehicles.
NSA 'tracking' millions of mobiles
The movements of hundreds of millions of mobile users are being tracked by the NSA every day, reveals the Washington Post.
New X-Men film, Apocalypse, for 2016
Fox announces that the next film in the franchise will be called Apocalypse and will be released in cinemas in May 2016.
Bitcoin trade ban for Chinese banks
Chinese financial regulators have banned the nation's banks from handling transactions involving the Bitcoin virtual currency.
Next-generation USB is reversible
The group of companies that develop the USB cable announce that a forthcoming generation will be able to be plugged either way round into computer sockets.
JP Morgan in cyber hack warning
JP Morgan Chase is warning 465,000 holders of pre-paid cash cards issued by the US bank that their personal data may have been hacked.
Launch of world's biggest 'ship'
The world's biggest vessel takes to the water for the first time in South Korea.
Virgin joins Formula E racing series
Virgin is to enter a team for the first FIA Formula E electric racing car championship, which gets out of the grids next year.
Drones 'vulnerable to flying hack'
A security researcher says he has found a way to hijack a popular brand of drones by launching a Raspberry Pi-equipped aircraft of his own.
Google ramps up plan to make robots
Google reveals it has taken over seven robotics companies and is hiring staff to develop products as part of a team led by its former Android chief.
Two million stolen passwords online
A database of more than two million stolen passwords for Facebook, Yahoo and others has been published online, a security firm has found.
Prison no bar to Facebook updates
Several prisoners awaiting trial in a notorious political murder case seem to be updating their Facebook pages from jail, it's reported.
Wife 'live-tweets' husband's death
A US woman live-tweeted reports of a fatal car crash, only to find out her husband had been killed in the accident, according to US media.
VIDEO: Webscape: Curate your own fine art
Kate Russell reviews a site which allows you to curate your own fine art, plus other sites and apps.
VIDEO: World's largest 3D printing factory
Click's Jen Copestake visits the world's largest 3D printing factory in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
VIDEO: The minute before we knew
#BBCtrending looks at the intense activity on social media in the 60 seconds before Nelson Mandela's death was officially announced by South African President Jacob Zuma.
VIDEO: 'Feeling' virtual objects in mid-air
Spencer Kelly finds out how ultrasound can give virtual objects a tactile sensation.
VIDEO: NSA 'tracking' millions of mobiles
Almost five billion mobile phone location records are logged by the NSA every day, reports the Washington Post.
VIDEO: The fuel cell under Al Gore's London HQ
A fuel cell has been fitted in the basement of a new development off Regent Street in London.
VIDEO: Drone surveillance in DR Congo begins
The UN mission in Democratic Republic of Congo has started to deploy unarmed surveillance drones to monitor rebel activity near the forested borders with Rwanda and Uganda.
VIDEO: Cashing in on Paul Walker's death
#BBCtrending investigates how some users of social media have used the death of movie star Paul Walker, as an opportunity to raise their profile and make money.
VIDEO: Israeli firms woo foreign investors
Israel's high tech companies are in London to woo European investors.
VIDEO: World's biggest 'ship' takes to water
The world's biggest floating facility, which will produce natural gas from 2017, takes to the water for the first time.
Could hi-tech make cyclists safer?
How new tech aims to make cycling safer
Tagging your world
Is this the next generation of app?
Is it ethical to block adverts online?
Is choosing to block online advertising ethical?
In pictures: Ford Mustang
Ford Mustang and the history of US muscle cars
Universal credit - an IT fiasco?
A plan to transform the benefits system risks becoming a disaster
Should we fear the growth of Huawei?
Should we fear the rise of Chinese telecoms group Huawei?
What does it take to break GPS tags?
How easy is it to break suspects' GPS tags?
Why do people troll themselves online?
Why do people troll themselves online?
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