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  • NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'
  • Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.   More
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  • Future of the net debated in Brazil
  • Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.   More
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  • Google refunding buyers of fake app
  • Google is refunding people who bought a fake anti-virus app through its Google Play store.   More
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  • Russian social network founder fired
  • The founder of Russian social network VKontakte says he has been fired and that his site has been taken over by allies of President Putin.   More
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  • Airbnb in court over housing laws
  • Airbnb, the website that lets people rent their homes to holidaymakers, is to appear at the Supreme Court in New York.   More
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  • 'World's fastest' lift to be built
  • Hitachi says it will install a lift capable of reaching speeds of 72km/h (45mph) into a skyscraper in Guangzhou, southern China.   More
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  • Reddit revolt over censored posts
  • Reddit downgrades the status of its technology section after it emerges that many popular terms had been banned from its headlines.   More
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  • UK scares sports piracy site offline
  • One of the biggest sports file-sharing sites closes down after a UK police force warns its operators that they could face jail.   More
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  • Netflix reports rise in profits
  • Internet streaming video service Netflix reports profits of $53m during the first quarter, and says it will soon increase subscription prices.   More
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  • VIDEO: Aircraft factory's technology role
  • The East Yorkshire aircraft factory which used to make Hawk trainer jets is now developing high technology projects.   More
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  • Facebook boss wants women to act
  • Facebook's highest-ranked woman says women need to take action to create a more equal world.   More
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  • Whedon releases new film on demand
  • Avengers director Joss Whedon surprises fans by releasing his latest film online on the same night as its US premiere.   More
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  • SpaceX launches station cargo flight
  • US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.   More
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  • German media boss criticises Google
  • In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.   More
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  • Teachers angry at online insults
  • Online social media is being misused to insult, intimidate and smear staff in schools, says a teachers' union.   More
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  • HMRC 'plans to share personal data'
  • Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.   More
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  • Cyborg glasses express fake emotions
  • A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.   More
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  • Graphene 'made with kitchen blender'
  • Scientists have outlined how they managed to make the wonder material graphene using a kitchen blender.   More
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  • VIDEO: Hackathon brings new sounds to life
  • LJ Rich visits Music Tech Fest's 24hr hackathon where people come together to collaboratively create new instruments and sounds.   More
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  • VIDEO: Turning the world into an orchestra
  • Spencer Kelly tests out Mogees- a device linked to your smartphone which turns objects into musical instruments.   More
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  • VIDEO: The return of 'bedroom' programming
  • Developer Lucas Pope explains how he created the award-winning game Papers, Please.   More
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  • VIDEO: Actress writes her own happy ending
  • A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities that wouldn't otherwise exist.   More
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  • VIDEO: Robot chefs take over restaurant
  • A restaurant in China has started serving food that's been prepared by robots.   More
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  • VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work?
  • BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy.   More
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  • VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine
  • Autistic people have historically struggled to find and keep jobs, but with as many as one in 68 American children being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The Specialists Guild, a non-profit group in San Francisco, is working to prepare people with autism for jobs in the technology industry.   More
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  • VIDEO: Is this India's first social media election?
  • Indian elections are under way, and most parties are using the internet to try and woo voters. Is this India's first social media election?   More
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  • VIDEO: Facebook targets small business
  • Chief operating officer of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg has been speaking to business executives from the UK and Ireland in Dublin.   More
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  • VIDEO: Netflix dominates streaming market
  • Netflix now accounts for more than half the video streamed over the internet.   More
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  • VIDEO: Hands-on with Microsoft's Cortana
  • Meet the brains behind Windows Phone's Cortana   More
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  • Back to the future with Isaac Asimov
  • What 2014 looked like 50 years ago   More
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  • The trouble with technology stocks
  • Are investors calling time on tech stocks?   More
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  • 10 strange things on Taobao
  • Ten strange things found on China's online marketplace   More
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  • Big risk for small firms losing data
  • Guarding against bugs, hackers and natural disasters   More
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  • Netflix battles for big budget TV
  • The battle for exclusive online TV shows   More
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  • In pictures: Beijing Auto Show
  • The world's top carmakers at the Beijing Auto Show   More
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  • Where Wall Street met Silicon Valley
  • Two cultures collide at the online retail giant   More