BBC Technology News

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  • Broadband voucher scheme overhauled
  • A scheme aimed at getting subsidised fast broadband out to businesses is to be overhauled following low take-up.   More
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  • Google warned over anti-trust fine
  • EU competition commissioner says that "the next logical step" in Google anti-trust case is a fine.   More
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  • A question of identity
  • The UK government gives the BBC a first glimpse at Verify - a new way for the country's citizens to prove their identities online.   More
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  • Museum reunites Colossus veterans
  • The largest gathering of veterans who operated the Colossus code-cracking computer in World War II has been held at Bletchley Park.   More
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  • Dotcom: Name was poison for NZ vote
  • Kim Dotcom, the technology millionaire accused of "massive" piracy, fails in his bid to gain political power in New Zealand.   More
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  • eBay criticised as hacks continue
  • Leading security researchers call on eBay to take immediate action over dangerous listings - as more security problems arise.   More
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  • Delays to Chinese launch of Xbox One
  • Microsoft has cancelled the Chinese launch of the Xbox One two days before it was due to go on sale in the country.   More
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  • Minecraft role for British Museum
  • The building and contents of the British Museum in London are to be digitally recreated in the video game Minecraft, with volunteers sought to help.   More
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  • Access restored to US court records
  • Court records from landmark US legal battles look set to be restored to a publicly accessible store of documents.   More
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  • More celeb 'naked pictures' leaked
  • Kim Kardashian, Mary-Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens seem to be some of the latest victims.   More
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  • eBay flaw has existed for months
  • A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.   More
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  • EE to take over 58 Phones 4U stores
  • Mobile phone operator EE is to buy 58 stores from Phones 4U, which fell into administration last week.   More
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  • Molten metal batteries for the grid
  • Engineers have invented a battery made of three liquefied metals, which they say is efficient and cheap enough to store power on the electric grid.   More
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  • Google and Apple encrypt by default
  • Google and Apple commit to encrypting users' data by default, to protect against hackers and the requests of law enforcement agencies.   More
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  • Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down
  • Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.   More
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  • Users frustrated by Apple iOS update
  • Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.   More
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  • 3D printer telescope snaps moon pics
  • A university is showing the first photographs taken by a £100 telescope built from parts made by a 3D printer.   More
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  • US software firm creates 100 jobs
  • Puppet Labs, a US software company, is creating 100 jobs in Belfast with the establishment of an engineering centre.   More
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  • Canon printer hacked to run Doom
  • A wireless Canon Pixma printer has been hacked by a security researcher to run classic video game Doom.   More
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  • VIDEO: Tech for night-time photography
  • A look at the latest gadgets which could make it easier to take the perfect night-time picture.   More
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  • VIDEO: Smart mirror offers wrinkle advice
  • From mirrors that give advice to wireless kitchen appliances - the devices that could be in the house of the future.   More
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  • VIDEO: Paralysed father 'walks' at wedding
  • A wheelchair user was able to stand up to deliver his speech at his daughter's wedding celebration thanks to a special robotic suit.   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: First buyer drops brand-new iPhone 6
  • The first person to buy the iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, dropped his new gadget during an interview with a TV reporter.   More
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  • VIDEO: Social media clues to better education
  • IBM and a UK college have created a social network to help staff get a better understanding of their pupils.   More
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  • VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines
  • The goat simulator which started as a joke but became a surprising hit, plus other technology news   More
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  • VIDEO: Hiding currency in the Dark Wallet
  • The developer behind the new Bitcoin tech on the fears it will hide criminal activity.   More
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  • AUDIO: Apple targets TV as a '1970s device'
  • A comment by Apple CEO Tim Cook has sparked debate regarding whether television is keeping up with changes in technology and consumer demands.   More
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  • VIDEO: Who's afraid of video for theatre?
  • Are trailer videos on social media spoiling theatre?   More
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  • Health technology puts patients first
  • The tech making life a little easier for patients   More
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  • VIDEO: Overcooked? The hi-tech smart pan
  • The pan that aims to eliminate guesswork from cooking   More
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  • How lasers revealed a lost city in the jungle
  • How lasers have revealed an ancient city beneath the forest   More
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  • Hiding currency in the Dark Wallet
  • The bitcoin wallet with controversial users   More
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  • India's farmers turn to technology
  • India's farmers turn to tech to cope with climate change   More
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  • Glimpse at the High Street 2020
  • How will we shop in 2020?   More