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  • Apple files stored by teen in 'hacky hack hack' folder
  • An Australian 16-year-old is in court following a series of intrusions into Apple's internal network.   More
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  • Harry Potter wand teaches children to code
  • A magic wand designed to teach children how to code has been revealed.   More
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  • Superfast broadband 'boosts UK business by £9bn'
  • The government says thousands of firms are now reaping the financial benefit of faster connectivity.   More
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  • Body scanners to screen LA subway riders
  • Passengers will be scanned for explosives and weapons as they enter subway stations.   More
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  • Tesla investors spooked by revelations in emotional interview
  • In an "emotional" newspaper interview, Elon Musk also said he takes a sedative to help him sleep.   More
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  • Google employees criticise 'censored China search engine'
  • Employees have written to the firm criticising its plans to launch a 'censored Chinese search service'.   More
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  • Motorola phone 'brazen copy' of iPhone X
  • Critics have mocked Motorola for "ripping off" Apple's design.   More
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  • President Trump relaxes US cyber-attacks rules
  • President Trump has signed an order reversing the long-winded process of using cyber-weapons.   More
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  • FBI sought Google location data of many to catch robber
  • A search warrant seen by Forbes magazine reveals the extent of location data the FBI wants.   More
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  • Marine Le Pen's presence deemed 'disrespectful' at Web Summit
  • Conference organiser Paddy Cosgrave initially defended her invitation to the technology summit.   More
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  • Children 'at risk of robot influence'
  • A study suggests young children will trust robots and change their minds.   More
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  • Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US
  • Official says "there is no way to verify" what object is and whether or not it may pose a danger.   More
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  • Celebrities warned over social media ads
  • The UK's competition watchdog launches an investigation into the world of celebrity endorsements.   More
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  • Virgin Media broadband teams 'left holes in walls'
  • Customers have complained about damage, which they say has been left for many days without being fixed.   More
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  • Myanmar Rohingya: Facebook 'still hosts hate speech'
  • More than 1,000 posts containing anti-Rohingya hate speech are found on the social network.   More
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  • Twitter suspends Alex Jones for one week
  • The InfoWars conspiracy theorist is reported to have posted a link to a video that broke Twitter's rules.   More
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  • Tesla 'to be probed by regulators' over privatisation plan
  • According to reports, regulators want to question executives at the firm about its privatisation plans.   More
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  • Wi-fi could be used to detect weapons and bombs
  • A US study has tested out a suspicious object detection system based on ordinary wi-fi.   More
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  • Uber's move into bikes and food delivery deepens losses
  • Losses mount as Uber tries to build future profits by moves into Eats and bike sharing.   More
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  • Google tracks users who turn off location history
  • A study from Associated Press suggests that users are still tracked even if they turn off location history.   More
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  • Fortnite used by company for job interviews
  • An advertising agency is conducting job interviews in the video game Fortnite.   More
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  • Instagram hack sees accounts replaced with film stills
  • Affected account holders are seeing random film stills replacing their profile photos.   More
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  • Amazon's one-day delivery ad banned as 'misleading'
  • The UK advertising regulator received 280 complaints about the online giant's one-day delivery claim.   More
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  • Tinder's founders and former boss sue dating app owners
  • Tinder's owners are accused of undervaluing it, cheating executives out of shares worth billions.   More
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  • Why some computer viruses refuse to die
  • Like zombies, malware dating from decades ago is still roaming the net looking for fresh victims.   More
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  • Sainsbury's supermarket goes 'till-free'
  • The retail giant is running a trial in one store where shoppers scan items and pay with their phone.   More
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  • Nintendo cracks down on retro games downloads
  • Three sites offering retro games have gone offline following legal action.   More
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  • Malicious faxes leave firms 'open' to cyber-attack
  • Hackers can send booby-trapped faxes to gain access a computer network, researchers warn.   More
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  • Video-calling 'owl' helps opioid addicts in US
  • The technology is bringing together addicts and health workers who would otherwise struggle to meet.   More
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  • Fortnite: Ninja won't play with female gamers
  • The gamer says he doesn't 'play with female gamers' out of respect for his wife.   More
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  • Elon Musk says Saudis back Tesla buyout
  • The explanation of his plan to take the electric carmaker private follows legal action by some investors.   More
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  • Ticketmaster to close resale sites Seatwave and Get Me In
  • Seatwave and Get Me In will be shut down in October in a bid to fight touts, Ticketmaster announces.   More
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  • Hack attack can stop people's hearts
  • Researchers disclose an unfixed vulnerability that threatens medical devices.   More
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  • Galaxy Note 9's stylus doubles as a selfie stick
  • Samsung's new phone comes with a stylus that can be used as a remote control to trigger photos.   More
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  • Android Pie: Slicing up Google's new features
  • The chief of Android's London engineering team shows off the operating systems new grayscale mode.   More
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  • Harvard's robotic cockroach could come to the rescue
  • Harvard Microrobotics has created a small robot that can walk on water, dive and climb.   More
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  • 'I run the last Blockbuster video store'
  • Online streaming has crushed Blockbuster and its last store is a reminder of a not-so-distant past.   More
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  • Brave moo world?
  • An offshore dairy farm aims to help Rotterdam produce its own food more sustainably.   More
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  • Charging ahead
  • From battery-powered trucks to Formula E racing cars, electric vehicles are going mainstream around the world.   More
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  • Art alive
  • How augmented reality is giving artworks and exhibitions new dimensions.   More
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  • Sky farmers
  • Drones are now delivering pesticides, fertilisers and crop monitoring to farms around the world.   More
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  • Phone etiquette
  • From no phones at dinnertime to turning it off at the checkout, here are some rules worth observing.   More
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  • A to Z of Google
  • Searching for each letter of the alphabet can lead you to some unexpected places...   More
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  • The robot controlled by your thoughts
  • How you can correct the mistakes of robots using only brain and muscle signals.   More
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  • The tech helping drive the Tour de France
  • BBC Click joined Team Dimension Data at the Tour de France to see how tech could influence the race.   More
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  • Using a paper clip to clean headphone sockets
  • BBC Click's Kate Russell with a tip on how to get the best sound from a smartphone.   More
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  • Turning the Royal Albert Hall into a light show
  • The Royal Albert Hall became a massive projection screen for a light show as part of the BBC Proms.   More
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  • The woman who created 'Tinder for lonely mums'
  • As the first of her friends to become a mum, Michelle Kennedy didn't have a network of other mothers to share her experiences with.   More
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  • The karaoke robot and other technology news
  • BBC Click's Emily Bates looks at some of the week's best technology stories   More
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  • Biometric Mirror: Reflecting the imperfections in AI
  • The personality trait rating system helps to highlight the flaws in artificial intelligence.   More
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  • A hand database to catch paedophiles
  • A paedophile who hid his face from the camera was convicted when an expert could identify his hands.   More
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  • Kenilworth Castle rebuilt Minecraft-style
  • The virtual rebuild of Kenilworth Castle has taken block enthusiasts 100 hours.   More
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  • Can technology make you a better footballer?
  • Click looks at the technology that could help you improve your game.   More