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  • NSA and GCHQ agents 'leak Tor bugs'
  • The Tor Project says it believes some NSA and GCHQ agents are surreptitiously leaking it information to protect anonymity on the net.   More
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  • Man jailed for filming in cinema
  • A man has been jailed for 33 months after recording Fast And Furious 6 from the back of a cinema in the West Midlands town of Walsall.   More
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  • Study creates 'virtual time travel'
  • Virtual reality can be used to send participants "back in time", which could help them relive and overcome traumatic experiences, new research shows.   More
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  • Social network cannot stop IS posts
  • The creators of a social network being used by Islamic State militants have admitted they cannot prevent the spread of extremist material.   More
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  • UK's 'most generous town' revealed
  • Data gathered by donation site JustGiving has revealed what it says is the UK's most generous town, based on donations to its website.   More
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  • Aircraft to have 'human-like skin'
  • A British defence firm is working on technology that will give aircraft a "skin" of sensors, allowing it to feel in a similar way to humans.   More
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  • UPS branches hit by data breach
  • Branches of the US parcel delivery company UPS have been hit by a security breach, with payment card information stolen.   More
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  • Spy camera cash machine gang jailed
  • Four fraudsters behind a sophisticated bank card scam involving a "dizzying array of gadgets" are jailed by a judge at the Old Bailey.   More
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  • Samsung-made Nook tablet announced
  • Barnes & Noble unveils a customised version of a budget Samsung tablet that replaces a model it used to make itself.   More
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  • Lineker hits out at Twitter trolls
  • Football pundit Gary Lineker has criticised Twitter trolls who are abusing him about about an infamous accident at the 1990 World Cup.   More
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  • Taxi firm Uber to deliver groceries
  • Taxi firm Uber is trialling a same-day delivery service for more than 100 grocery goods in Washington DC.   More
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  • Hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed'
  • A leading security expert alleges that hackers made use of the Heartbleed flaw to steal the personal details of 4.5 million healthcare patients.   More
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  • Google removes 12 BBC News links
  • Google has now removed a total of 12 BBC News stories from some search results in response to controversial EU "right to be forgotten" laws.   More
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  • Amazon in Shanghai e-commerce pact
  • US online retail giant Amazon steps up its presence in China with a strategic partnership with the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.   More
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  • HP's sales inch up but profit falls
  • Computer giant Hewlett-Packard has reported a sharp fall in profit despite a rise in revenue helped by improved computer sales.   More
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  • HTC unveils cheaper Windows M8 phone
  • The handset maker HTC has unveiled a new smartphone that runs a Windows Phone operating system - the first in more than two years.   More
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  • Internet-hit near miss biker guilty
  • A biker who uploaded a film of a high speed ride in which he almost hit a car head-on is found guilty of dangerous driving.   More
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  • Camouflage sheet inspired by octopus
  • Basing their work on the techniques used by octopuses and cuttlefish, US engineers have produced a flexible, colour-changing material.   More
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  • VIDEO: 'Whizz up hills' on fast e-bike
  • A prototype electronic bike (e-bike) which has a battery pack integrated into the frame has been developed.   More
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  • VIDEO: How to become a virtual bird
  • Click is at London's Barbican for Digital Revolution, an immersive exhibition of art, design, film, music and video games.   More
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  • VIDEO: Tor Project 'gets cyberspy leaks'
  • The executive director of the Tor Project alleges that agents at GCHQ and the NSA are going behind their colleagues' backs to leak it information.   More
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  • VIDEO: Stadium rail seat design explained
  • Jon Darch, of the Safe Standing Campaign, demonstrates a stadium rail-seat design.   More
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  • VIDEO: Google boss on taking down videos
  • Eileen Naughton, the new managing director of Google in the UK, tells the BBC's Kamal Ahmed at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival how YouTube has responded to extremist content.   More
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  • VIDEO: Can the new Nook take on Kindle?
  • Samsung and Barnes and Noble have teamed up to launch a new e-reader on a tablet device.   More
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  • VIDEO: What jobs will robots take over?
  • A survey by the Pew Research Center has asked experts to imagine the role of artificial intelligence in the workforce ten years from now.   More
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  • VIDEO: Swarming robots shuffle into shape
  • Engineers in the US build a self-organising swarm of tiny robots that work together to form shapes.   More
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  • VIDEO: Video games made for blind players
  • French developers have launched a "video-less" game for blind and visually-impaired players.   More
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  • VIDEO: The 'house of hacking horrors'
  • A suburban house has been transformed to help specialists find security flaws in smart devices and stop hackers taking control.   More
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  • Struggle to keep Tor in the shadows
  • The Tor Project's fight to keep the dark net anonymous   More
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  • Can computers replace historians?
  • Can 'big data' predict the course of future events?   More
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  • Galileo: We know where you are
  • What pinpointing positions on the planet could mean for you   More
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  • Can online battle with extremists be won?
  • James Foley's death highlights the ever-evolving battle to stop online extremists   More
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  • VIDEO: Hacker conference - behind the scenes
  • The man who can create traffic jams and other cyber-warriors   More
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  • The man 'behind a million babies'
  • The man who says he's responsible for a million kids   More
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  • 'Video-less' 3D game made for blind players
  • The video-less video games   More
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  • Windows XP upgrade proves tricky
  • Upgrading Windows can be tricky and expensive   More
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  • How to hack the net-connected home
  • Why the internet of things will be a security disaster   More