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  • Google AI defeats human Go champion
  • Chinese Go player Ke Jie has lost two games of Go to Google's artificial intelligence.   More
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  • Apple's Jonathan Ive says immigration vital for UK firms
  • Sir Jonathan Ive says Britain must keep its doors open to top talent if tech firms are to thrive.   More
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  • Russian postal service 'hit by WannaCry'
  • Three employees claim service still suffering from the effects of the global ransomware attack.   More
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  • 'Thousands' of known bugs found in pacemaker code
  • Thousands of bugs have been found in the code used to keep pacemakers functioning, say researchers   More
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  • Ancestry.com denies exploiting users' DNA
  • The genealogy service says it is changing its terms and conditions after being criticised.   More
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  • Fitness trackers 'poor at measuring calories burned'
  • But they are accurate at measuring heart rate, a study of seven devices has found.   More
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  • Nokia 3310 sparks wave of nostalgia as it goes on sale
  • Experts say its success will depend on how much people are willing to pay to indulge their nostalgia.   More
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  • New Zealand space launch is first from a private site
  • The first ever launch from New Zealand is a step towards making it cheaper to get cargo into space.   More
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  • Google plans to track credit card spending
  • A new product from Google will link the clicks on ads with offline spend to prove digital ads work.   More
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  • Serena Williams takes on new challenge in Silicon Valley
  • The tennis player has been appointed to the board of SurveyMonkey and pledged to fight for diversity.   More
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  • Robot police officer goes on duty in Dubai
  • People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information in Arabic and English.   More
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  • Just A Baby app matches hopeful parents
  • A new dating app lets people search for sperm and egg donors, surrogate mothers and lovers.   More
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  • Samsung S8 'eye security' fooled by photo
  • Iris-scanning technology on the Galaxy S8 is spoofed using a photograph and a contact lens.   More
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  • Google's AI takes on champion in fresh Go challenge
  • Google's AI system AlphaGo wins the first of three matches against Go world champion Ke Jie.   More
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  • Microsoft launches new Surface Pro
  • It is claimed the tablet is 2.5 times faster than the Pro 3, with a battery that will last 70% longer.   More
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  • Apple and Nokia to 'co-operate' after settling patent row
  • The two technology firms have ended a dispute over the use of Nokia's patents.   More
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  • Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video
  • Live channels including Eurosport and Discovery will be offered for an extra fee.   More
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  • More evidence for WannaCry 'link' to North Korean hackers
  • Tools that helped WannaCry spread were also used in attacks linked to North Korea, says security firm.   More
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  • Leaks 'expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy'
  • The "inconsistent" rules used to judge and censor content on Facebook are exposed, claim insiders.   More
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  • Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm
  • More than two-thirds of all machines hit by WannaCry ran the eight-year-old software, say experts   More
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  • Virtual rabbits 'culled' in Second Life
  • Thousands of bunnies have "starved" after their food supply was cut off.   More
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  • Bitcoin hits $2,000 trading high point
  • The virtual currency is proving popular but rival crypto-cash systems are catching up fast.   More
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  • UK firm designs 'world's most affordable solar lamp'
  • Manchester's Inventid designed the SM100 solar light, which retails for $5 in African countries.   More
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  • BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system
  • A reporter's twin foiled the HSBC security measure by mimicking his brother's voice.   More
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  • General election 2017: Illegal content sanctions threat
  • Conservative manifesto suggests digital providers should pay to help combat online crime.   More
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  • Text-to-switch plan for mobile users
  • Ofcom wants to make it easier for people to switch operator - but it has ruled out a simpler option.   More
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  • FCC votes to overturn net neutrality rules
  • Critics say changing the rules may mean some data travels on "fast lanes".   More
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  • London City first in UK to get remote air traffic control
  • London City Airport flights will be directed by controllers using a remote system 80 miles away.   More
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  • Electoral Commission wants powers to tackle election meddling from abroad
  • A probe into the political use of private data has been opened by the information commissioner.   More
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  • App maker's code stolen in malware attack
  • The FBI is investigating and Apple are looking out for malicious versions of the apps after the theft.   More
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  • India's Zomato says data from 17 million users stolen
  • Payment-related information is safe as it was stored separately, global restaurant guide Zomato says.   More
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  • EU fines Facebook over 'misleading' WhatsApp data claim
  • The social media giant is fined for providing "misleading" information during its takeover of WhatsApp.   More
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  • 'Bots' spam FCC website over proposed net neutrality reversal
  • Bot activity is apparently detected on a US regulator's website over proposed changes to net neutrality rules.   More
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  • Election candidates warned about phishing attempts
  • Recent MPs and other candidates in the UK general election are warned about malicious emails.   More
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  • Cage director charged for failing to disclose passwords
  • The international director for Cage could face prison for failing to disclose digital passwords.   More
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  • Two Britons arrested in Thailand over football streaming
  • Two British men are arrested after the Premier League supported investigations by Thai authorities.   More
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  • Twitter user numbers overtaken by China's Sina Weibo
  • Chinese micro-blogging site boasts 340 million active monthly users in first three months of 2017.   More
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  • DocuSign users sent phishing emails after data breach
  • The electronic signature service provider says no other user information was accessed during the breach.   More
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  • Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned
  • A leaked letter throws doubt on the legal basis for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind.   More
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  • Tinder fights one-man dating platform
  • The app, called Shinder, has only one available male date.   More
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  • HPE unveils 'world's largest' single memory computer
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise's prototype computer, called The Machine, has 160TB of memory.   More
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  • ARM to provide chips for brain injury implants
  • The project could help those with brain or spinal injuries to receive sensory feedback.   More
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  • WannaCry and the malware hall of fame
  • How does WannaCry compare with other big malware infections?   More
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  • HTC unveils 'squeezy' phone for selfies
  • The U11 has a pressure-sensitive edge that triggers the camera when squeezed.   More
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  • Ukraine's Poroshenko to block Russian social networks
  • President Petro Poroshenko slaps a ban on some of the biggest Russian sites, including VK and Yandex.   More
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  • Indian teen builds world's 'lightest satellite'
  • The satellite, made with a 3-D printer, weighs a mere 64 grams and will be launched by Nasa in June.   More
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  • Thailand backs off lese-majeste Facebook ban threat
  • Facebook was threatened with a ban if it did not block 131 posts including criticism of Thai royals.   More
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  • Global manhunt for WannaCry creators
  • Investigators have few clues as they seek to find who was behind the massive attack.   More
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  • Should you pay the WannaCry ransom?
  • As ransomware infections spread, it is important to know what to do, and not do, if you get it.   More
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  • Virtual memorial for WW2 code-cracker
  • Bletchley Park code-cracker Bill Tutte has been commemorated by a recreation of the machine he defeated.   More
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  • NHS cyber-attack: No 'second spike' but disruption continues
  • Jeremy Hunt says a lack of new attacks is "encouraging", but at least 16 hospital trusts are still affected.   More
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  • Uber must return confidential files to Waymo, orders US judge
  • US judge tells Uber to sideline an engineer but says the firm can continue work on self-driving cars.   More
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  • Lyft strikes self-driving deal with Google's Waymo
  • The ride hailing company joins forces with Google-owned Waymo to help develop self-driving vehicles.   More
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  • Ransomware cyber-attack: Who has been hardest hit?
  • The WannaCry cyber-attack has affected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, Europol says.   More
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  • NHS cyber-attack: More ransomware cases 'likely on Monday'
  • More disruption could follow, possibly on "a significant scale", the UK cyber-security agency warns.   More
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  • Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol
  • The EU police chief warns that more people could find themselves affected on Monday morning.   More
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  • Global cyber-attack: Security blogger halts ransomware 'by accident'
  • The 22-year-old UK researcher tells how he stopped a global cyber-attack by spending £8.   More
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  • Toyota 'backs flying car project' in Japan
  • The Skydrive car uses drone technology, and has three wheels and four rotors.   More
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  • Apple's Ive: UK needs global talent post-Brexit
  • The UK should keep its doors open to global talent after Brexit, Sir Jonathan Ive tells the BBC.   More
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  • Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?
  • Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day.   More
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  • How to beat security threats to 'internet of things'
  • Click talks to a cyber-security expert about how to protect your connected home appliances from hackers.   More
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  • Watch Mark Zuckerberg find out he's got into Harvard
  • See the moment a young Mark Zuckerberg gets the good news, as filmed by his dad, Edward.   More
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  • Customer service robots on show in Paris
  • Rory Cellan-Jones takes a look at some of the more unusual robots on show at the Innorobo exhibition in Paris.   More
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  • Anti-drone fence used in Guernsey prison
  • A new virtual security fence is being tested in Guernsey to stop drones getting contraband into prison.   More
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  • Wedge-tailed eagle captured swooping on drone
  • The wedge-tailed eagle sent the drone crashing to the ground at a farm in Western Australia.   More
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  • Wales flag emoji finally arrives on Twitter
  • Technology companies will now be able to introduce the flag to their software.   More
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  • The new 3D image tool for surgeons
  • Echopixel allows surgeons to view and interact with a patient's scans in 3D.   More
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  • New health scan uses artificial intelligence
  • California company Forward is launching a medical body and health scan using artificial intelligence and connected tools.   More
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  • Could these mini reactors replicate the power of the Sun?
  • Tokamak Energy thinks its mini fusion generators will allow the company to test ideas faster than their competitors.   More
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  • The plan to grow strawberries inside shipping containers
  • Agricool is using former shipping containers to grow strawberries in Paris.   More
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  • Mapping a new frontier
  • Share Lab uses flow charts and data analysis to map one of the greatest forces shaping our world - Facebook.   More
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  • New coins on the block
  • Why digital currencies are hitting record highs.   More
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  • Cuban revolution
  • As the internet becomes more widespread in Cuba, online start-ups are emerging. But challenges remain.   More
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  • WannaCry lessons
  • How can businesses protect themselves against future cyber-attacks?   More
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  • Sex doll chat
  • The BBC visits a factory in California which is making a new AI-enabled sex doll called Harmony.   More
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  • Gene genie
  • DNA-testing kits for health and fitness are growing in popularity, but is it all hype?   More
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  • Tweenage vlogger
  • Nikki Lilly is one of an army of children taking YouTube by storm, but she is not your average vlogger.   More
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  • My walk, my signature
  • The way we interact with our devices is helping cyber-security firms authenticate our identity.   More
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  • Macron Leaks
  • The US alt-right, WikiLeaks and bots helped to amplify the leaked emails from the Emmanuel Macron campaign.   More
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  • Sun trap
  • As India leaps ahead in solar capacity, we look at the latest innovations around the world.   More
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  • Facebook power
  • The social network is largely unregulated and unaccountable when it comes to politics, critics say.   More
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  • Selling up
  • The Hughes family want to take on the tech giants.   More
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  • Watch me, watch me
  • Live streaming is becoming big business for 'creators' and tech firms alike. But is it dangerous?   More
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  • Smart doggy
  • Tech for pets is a booming business, but will it simply encourage us to spend less time with them?   More
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  • Battery bonanza:
  • Could batteries help solve the renewable power problem?   More
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  • Dashboard box encourages cleaner, smoother driving
  • A dashboard device called Lightfoot seeks to make people smoother, more fuel-efficient drivers. Dougal Shaw reports.   More
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  • Meet Sally, the salad-making robot
  • A salad-making robot which is able to hold 21 fresh ingredients has been developed by a California-based food robotics company. BBC Click finds out more.   More
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  • Voice-controlled camera offers fashion tips and other news
  • BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.   More
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  • Classic BlackBerry gets Android revival
  • The classic BlackBerry smartphone, including physical keyboard, is given a 2017 makeover.   More