BBC Technology News

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  • Tinder to charge over-28s more
  • Dating app Tinder announces it will charge the over-28s nearly four times as much for its premium features as it does younger users in the UK.   More
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  • Samsung S6 phone has curved screen
  • Samsung confirms that one version of its new Galaxy S6 flagship smartphone will have a screen that curves round its sides   More
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  • Ikea debuts phone-charging furniture
  • Furniture giant Ikea has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices.   More
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  • Xiaomi launches cheap action camera
  • Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched a cheap action camera that costs only 399 yuan (£41).   More
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  • HTC hints at Half-life VR game
  • The chairwoman of HTC says it is "co-operating" with Half-life - but the BBC understands Valve is not planning to announce a sequel.   More
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  • Sony and Microsoft focus on price
  • Sony and Microsoft reveal mid-range smartphones with features previously reserved for their top handsets at Mobile World Congress.   More
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  • Fingerprint sensor sees through metal
  • Qualcomm announces a new fingerprint sensor that uses sound waves, which can scan through glass, metal and hand lotion.   More
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  • HTC to sell virtual reality headsets
  • HTC reveals it is to sell a virtual reality headset featuring tracking technology developed by video games firm Valve.   More
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  • Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list
  • Bill Gates is declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.   More
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  • Millions share new Chinese character
  • More about the strange new word that has taken the internet by storm in China.   More
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  • Islamic State threats to Twitter staff
  • Employees and the co-founder of Twitter are threatened online by people who claim to support Islamic State.   More
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  • Huawei and LG unveil smartwatches
  • LG unveils a smartwatch that can make calls without being paired to a phone, while Huawei unveils its first Android Wear watch.   More
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  • Account data stolen in TalkTalk hack
  • TalkTalk customers are being warned about scammers who managed to steal account numbers and names from the company's computers.   More
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  • Google backs down over Blogger porn
  • Google has changed its mind about forcing sexually explicit blogs on its Blogger platform to become private.   More
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  • BBC launches Richard III on WhatsApp
  • BBC launches a WhatsApp service so you can get Richard III updates direct to your phone.   More
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  • US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death
  • A US-Bangladeshi blogger whose campaigning for a secular society in Bangladesh angered Islamists is hacked to death on a street in the capital Dhaka.   More
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  • Google camera zips along rainforest
  • Google flew one of its Street View cameras down a zip wire in the Amazon rainforest to capture new images of the forest canopies.   More
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  • VIDEO: 3D mapping Christ the Redeemer
  • Drones and mapping software have been used to create an exact digital version of the famous Brazilian landmark.   More
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  • VIDEO: Sci-fi game Evolve reviewed
  • BBC Click's Marc Cieslak reviews the new video game Evolve   More
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  • VIDEO: DIY solution to share diabetes data
  • Why one mother found a DIY solution to track her daughter's diabetes data.   More
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  • VIDEO: Keeping in touch with 'smart products'
  • The Mobile World Congress is taking place in Barcelona and it features a wide array of products connected by mobile technology.   More
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  • VIDEO: Samsung pins hopes on curvy phone
  • Samsung unveils a new flagship smartphone, with a screen that curves at both sides, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.   More
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  • VIDEO: HTC virtual reality kit surprises
  • HTC unveils a virtual reality headset as part of a tie-up with video games giant Valve, posing a threat to Facebook's Oculus.   More
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  • VIDEO: The chair that assembles itself
  • Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are examining the possibilities of self-assembly.   More
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  • VIDEO: Is 2015 the year of 'eye-tracking'?
  • The BBC's Richard Taylor looks at "eye-tracking" technology which could be used in gaming, entertainment and healthcare, and asks if it could go mainstream.   More
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  • VIDEO: The robots who build furniture
  • An experiment at MIT's Distributed Robotics Lab is teaching robots to work collaboratively.   More
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  • VIDEO: Cuba 'keen to update poor internet'
  • As the US tweaks its web regulations, Cuba is looking to radically update its internet infrastructure.   More
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  • VIDEO: An eco-system inside your home
  • The smart garden that fits inside your house and provides fresh healthy food   More
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  • Will Sony march away from mobile?
  • Should Sony stop making smartphones?   More
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  • Samsung tries to get an edge on its rivals
  • Rory's take on Samsung's new curved-screen phone   More
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  • 'Robo-investing' reaches the masses
  • How computers are taking over the finance world   More
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  • VIDEO: Hands-on with LG Urbane smartwatches
  • Hands-on with LG's new style-conscious smartwatches   More
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  • 'Flying donkeys' coming to Africa
  • Can cargo drones help plug Africa's transport gap?   More
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  • Apps in pockets, bums on seats
  • Keeping cinema affordable after Orange Wednesday's demise   More
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  • Are tablets falling out of favour?
  • Are tablets losing their appeal?   More
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  • Has the world become too visual?
  • Has the world's addiction to images gone too far?   More
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  • Can technology help combat CV fraud?
  • The tech combating job applicant fraud   More
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  • How do you catch a drone?
  • How to bring down a drone   More