BBC Technology News

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  • Thousands flock to 'sin free Facebook'
  • A group of Evangelical Christians in Brazil has launched a social network where swearing and erotic content is completely banned.   More
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  • Surveillance firm hit in hack attack
  • A company that sells surveillance software is hit by a data breach.   More
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  • GoPro reveals new mini action cam
  • US action camera-maker unveils a new smaller action camera that is waterproof without requiring a special case.   More
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  • Minecraft convention comes to London
  • London's Docklands was home to Minecon this weekend - the global gathering for fans of the block-building video game.   More
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  • Trolls aren't welcome in New Zealand
  • People in New Zealand could be fined or sent to prison for using deliberately harmful, threatening or offensive language online.   More
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  • Reddit apologises after staff sacking
  • Ellen Pao, CEO at Reddit, says sorry over way "we handled the transition" after community complains about the sacking of a popular employee.   More
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  • VIDEO: ZX Spectrum remake nears completion
  • The team recreating the ZX Spectrum's spongy keyboard tells the BBC it has received what is likely to be the final product.   More
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  • Mastercard tests 'pay by selfie' app
  • Mastercard tests a smartphone app that uses facial recognition to verify online purchases.   More
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  • Lawsuit over Samsung phone software
  • Samsung is being taken to court in China over "unwanted" apps and other software it loads on its handsets.   More
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  • EE fined £1m for complaints handling
  • EE, the UK's largest mobile phone operator, is fined £1m by the regulator Ofcom for breaching rules on handling customer complaints.   More
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  • Uber suspends UberPOP in France
  • Uber has suspended its UberPOP taxi hailing app in France, according to newspaper Le Monde.   More
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  • Trump hotels examine card breach claim
  • The businessman's hotel chain is investigating reports that it was the object of a long-running credit card security breach.   More
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  • What links a reporter and the robot apocalypse?
  • A journalist started a Twitter storm when she reported an industrial accident in Germany - but the huge interest wasn't about the story, rather an inadvertent reference to a sci-fi classic.   More
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  • Amazon launches London hour delivery
  • The online retailer introduces its one-hour delivery service Prime Now in parts of London in its first expansion outside the US.   More
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  • VIDEO: US medical marijuana goes high tech
  • A range of cannabis related apps have sprung up as some US states change their stance on the drug   More
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  • VIDEO: How to do VR on the cheap
  • Kate Russell looks at some of the cheaper ways to enjoy VR   More
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  • VIDEO: Minecraft fans get Hololens preview
  • Ten thousand Minecraft fans gather in London for Minecon and a handful get to try Hololens.   More
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  • VIDEO: Control a robot with your thoughts
  • Scientists have developed a method through which people can control a robotic arm with their mind.   More
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  • VIDEO: Social start-up gives a helping hand
  • How a San Francisco social start-up is giving homeless people a helping hand   More
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  • VIDEO: Robot suit lets paralysed soldier walk
  • James Johnson, who was paralysed in Afghanistan, is using an exoskeleton to walk again as part of a pioneering programme.   More
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  • VIDEO: Controlling a 'cyborg' cockroach
  • Researchers hope cockroaches could access disaster zones which humans cannot reach   More
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  • VIDEO: Inventors propose giant robot duel
  • BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.   More
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  • VIDEO: Cars designed to be slept in
  • Vehicle design students at the Royal College of Art have been re-imagining the kind of cars that will be possible in an era of driverless transport.   More
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  • VIDEO: Meeting Pepper, the domestic robot
  • Rory Cellan-Jones meets Pepper, the domestic robot, at the Innorobo event in Lyon, France.   More
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  • Africa's video game makers dreaming big
  • How Africa's games makers plan to make it big   More
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  • Apple aims for bigger bite of music market
  • Will Apple Music kill Spotify?   More
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  • The Brazilian who wants China to go west
  • Hugo Barra leads the Chinese smartphone maker to Brazil and beyond   More
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  • Indiana Joneses in hi-tech race against Islamic State
  • The kit recording the world's threatened cultural treasures   More
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  • What should social networks do about hate speech?
  • How should social networks handle racist comments?   More
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  • Heavy metal moved by software
  • The container port at the end of your mouse   More