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  • Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system
  • Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.   More
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  • Threat posed by voice activation
  • Voice-activation functions on smartphones and other devices can be a significant security risk, warn researchers.   More
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  • Thousands flock to 'anti-Facebook'
  • Ad-free social media platform Ello overcomes a technical setback to continue its rapid growth, but one expert questions its business model.   More
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  • Thailand's ex-PM develops food robot
  • A food robot, dubbed e-delicious, has been developed by the Thai government to test authenticity and taste of Thai food.   More
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  • Digital divide opening in UK schools
  • Half of secondary schools and a third of primary schools say that they have inadequate broadband and wi-fi.   More
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  • eBay to split off PayPal business
  • E-commerce site eBay is planning to split off its payments system PayPal into a separate company next year.   More
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  • Snapchat hit by weightloss spam scam
  • Accounts on messaging service Snapchat have been hijacked to send spam - but the site says it was not the victim of a hack.   More
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  • Netflix to release full-length film
  • The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.   More
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  • Ireland gave 'state aid' to Apple
  • The European Commission publishes a letter it sent to Ireland accusing the country of giving Apple illegal state aid through special tax arrangements.   More
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  • Microsoft beats Sony to China launch
  • Microsoft launches the Xbox One in China to become the first major console maker to enter a potentially lucrative market.   More
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  • Instagram appears blocked in China
  • The photo-sharing platform, owned by Facebook, has reportedly been blocked in China following protests in Hong Kong.   More
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  • Aid sought for pioneering hacker
  • Friends of legendary hacker John Draper, aka Captain Crunch, are seeking help to pay his medical bills.   More
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  • New .wales web addresses go live
  • Web addresses ending with .wales and .cymru are going live online after years of campaigns for a Welsh internet domain.   More
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  • Third batch of nude celeb photos leaked
  • As more nude pictures of celebrities like Cara Delevingne are leaked online, Newsbeat looks into The Fappening.   More
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  • Web attacks exploit Shellshock bug
  • A series of attacks on websites and servers using the serious Shellshock bug has been spotted, say security experts.   More
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  • Google urged to change privacy rules
  • EU data watchdogs move again to persuade Google to change its privacy policies which were consolidated two years ago.   More
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  • Trump 'may sue' over Fred West tweet
  • Billionaire Donald Trump says he "may sue" the Twitter user who tricked him into retweeting an image of British serial killers Fred and Rose West.   More
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  • Google Glass used by airport staff
  • Staff at Edinburgh Airport are using Google Glass headsets to help them deal with customer inquiries.   More
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  • VIDEO: Playing music with your brain
  • Could technology turn you into a musical virtuoso? LJ Rich looks at new ways to make music.   More
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  • VIDEO: App helps you wake up with a stranger
  • The app that turns a global network of strangers into your alarm clock, with a dating twist.   More
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  • VIDEO: Bomb-makers tracked via sewers
  • New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.   More
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  • AUDIO: 'Jammer' stops drivers using phones
  • An American entrepreneur has come up with a device that blocks all communication to your phone while you are driving to ensure you're not tempted.   More
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  • VIDEO: 3D printing helps make drones faster
  • BBC Click looks at how 3D printing is being used in the manufacture of drones.   More
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  • VIDEO: Inside the world of adult cosplay
  • Meet the adults performing as characters from films, comics and video games for fun. In the world of cosplay, dressing up is a serious business.   More
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  • VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines
  • India's space agency successfully sends a satellite to Mars, plus other news   More
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  • AUDIO: 22,000 Roman coins found in Devon
  • A treasure hunter from Devon has discovered the biggest hoard of 4th century Roman coins recorded in Britain.   More
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  • VIDEO: Could VR help build better cities?
  • How virtual reality is helping build better cities   More
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  • VIDEO: Why web inventor 'pays his way' online
  • Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee's concerns for the internet   More
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  • Coding for cannabis cash
  • The startups hoping to transform the marijuana industry   More
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  • Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs
  • Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs   More
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  • VIDEO: Can Microsoft's Xbox conquer China?
  • Microsoft's console is first to go on sale in China   More
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  • Life in the slow lane: My 3G summer
  • My summer living without broadband   More
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  • Why is that lamp-post watching me?
  • Why is that lamp-post watching me?   More