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  • Concern raised over UK use of drones
  • The use of drones in the UK will rise over the next 20 years, raising "significant safety, security, and privacy concerns", a report says.   More
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  • Audi claims self-drive speed record
  • Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.   More
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  • Students build Oculus Moon robot
  • US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize.   More
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  • Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex
  • An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.   More
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  • Staples investigating hack attack
  • Staples becomes latest US retailer to investigate data thefts, leading the US government to call for a swift move to chip-and-pin.   More
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  • China denies backing iCloud hack
  • The Chinese government has denied reports that it was involved in an attempt to steal user data from iCloud accounts.   More
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  • UK spy drones to fly over Syria
  • The UK will fly unmanned drones over Syria in the battle against Islamic State militants, the government says.   More
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  • Google changes 'to fight piracy'
  • Google announces changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.   More
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  • Anonymising router project shut down
  • A plan to raise cash to make a router that hides what people do online has been suspended after questions were raised about the project.   More
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  • Apple's iPhone sales boost earnings
  • Apple reports fourth-quarter earnings of $8.47bn (£5.24bn), beating analysts' expectations, helped by sales of its new iPhone models.   More
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  • Peers back revenge porn 'offence'
  • The House of Lords agrees unanimously to make "revenge porn" a criminal offence in England and Wales.   More
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  • Some paedophiles 'won't be charged'
  • Some of the UK's estimated 50,000 paedophiles with images of child abuse will escape prosecution, the head of the National Crime Agency says.   More
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  • IBM pays $1.5bn to offload chip unit
  • IBM is paying $1.5bn to offload its loss-making chip manufacturing division to Abu Dhabi owned GlobalFoundries as it announces a 17% profits fall.   More
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  • Minecraft city built in two years
  • A student from Delaware has spent two years constructing Titan City from 4.5 million Minecraft building blocks.   More
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  • BBC to publish 'forgotten' page list
  • The BBC is to publish a continually updated list of its articles removed from Google searches under the controversial "right to be forgotten" rule.   More
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  • Internet trolls face longer sentences
  • People who post abusive messages online could face up to two years in jail under new laws proposed by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.   More
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  • Paralysed groom walks down the aisle
  • Matt Ficarra, who was paralysed from the chest down in 2011, walked at his wedding in the US thanks to a robotic "exoskeleton".   More
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  • Tractor beam breaks distance record
  • Scientists have turned a laser into a reversible "tractor beam" that can repel or attract objects.   More
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  • VIDEO: Playing music with your brain
  • Could technology turn you into a musical virtuoso? LJ Rich looks at new ways to make music.   More
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  • VIDEO: App helps you wake up with a stranger
  • The app that turns a global network of strangers into your alarm clock, with a dating twist.   More
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  • VIDEO: New smart glasses 'look to rival Google'
  • BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at the smart glasses on show at the annual Ceatec electronics exhibition in Japan.   More
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  • VIDEO: Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex
  • An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.   More
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  • VIDEO: Chloe Jasmine: Trolls should get a job
  • Chloe Jasmine has told Newsbeat she was "gloriously unprepared" for the abuse and death threats she would receive while on the X Factor.   More
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  • VIDEO: Bringing internet to India's poorest
  • More than a billion Indians don't use the internet - and addressing that was the focus of a summit in Delhi where Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was the star attraction.   More
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  • VIDEO: Take a look at the Dr Who video game
  • The BBC has produced a computer game called 'The Doctor and the Dalek', as part of the Make it Digital initiative to get more young people into computer coding.   More
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  • VIDEO: Big league for gamers in Seoul
  • Tens of thousands of fans turn out to watch competitors play each other at the League of Legends World Championship in Seoul, South Korea.   More
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  • VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines
  • A French bank allows its customers to pay people via tweets, plus other technology news   More
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  • VIDEO: Will thumbprint tech mean end of PIN?
  • Credit and debit cards with thumb print sensors built in could one day do away with the need to use codes, PINs and passwords.   More
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  • VIDEO: Creating a $110 earthquake detector
  • Creating an earthquake detector out of everyday household parts   More
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  • Will we podcast in virtual reality?
  • Will virtual reality take podcasting into a new era?   More
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  • Spy chief's parting warning on online privacy
  • Spy chief's parting warning on online privacy   More
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  • Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?
  • Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur   More
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  • Connecting India's offline millions
  • Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring the internet to the country's masses   More
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  • Gaming final packs Seoul stadium
  • On the ground at the League of Legends World Championship's final   More
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  • What laws currently cover trolling?
  • What's the law on the people who abuse others online?   More