BBC Technology News

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  • Hacker McKinnon turns search expert
  • Gary McKinnon, the computer hacker who was the subject of a 10-year legal battle over US extradition, reinvents himself as a search expert.   More
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  • Russia offers $110,000 Tor bounty
  • Russia offers 3.9m roubles ($110,000; £65,000) in a contest for ways to crack the identities of users of the Tor network.   More
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  • Beats sued for noise-cancelling tech
  • Headphones-maker Bose claims that Beats has infringed its noise-cancelling tech and is seeking damages ahead of a takeover by Apple.   More
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  • Wikipedia blocks US Congress edits
  • Administrators have imposed a ban on Wikipedia alterations from the US House of Representatives, following "persistent disruptive editing".   More
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  • Absent fans get robot to do cheering
  • A struggling Korean baseball team have invented a novel way to improve atmosphere at their matches - by bringing in a crowd of robot fans.   More
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  • Google Glass rival has neck battery
  • Chinese computing giant Lenovo has shown off what it hopes will be a rival to Google Glass - but with a better battery life.   More
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  • Mobile test illuminates risk taking
  • Specially designed mobile games can help scientists answer important questions about cognition, a team finds.   More
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  • Gecko sex satellite 'not responding'
  • A Russian satellite containing geckos could plummet to earth if control is not regained, according to reports.   More
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  • Google quizzed over deleted links
  • Watchdogs are told that Google has complied with more than 45,000 requests for links to be erased from its European search results.   More
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  • Amazon reports $126m quarterly loss
  • Amazon reports a loss of $126m in the second quarter and warns of slowing sales.   More
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  • Drone operator finds missing man
  • A drone operator tells the BBC how he located an elderly man in Wisconsin who had been missing for three days.   More
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  • Nasa seeks aid with Earth-Mars links
  • Nasa is asking for help to get data back from future science missions orbiting Mars or roaming its surface.   More
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  • Qualcomm disputes China phone sales
  • US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.   More
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  • Twitter's staff male-dominated
  • The firm is the latest in the tech industry to admit it has problems with gender representation among its workforce.   More
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  • Contactless payments due for Tube
  • Contactless bank cards are to be introduced on London's Tube, DLR and Overground trains.   More
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  • Tor creator works to debug dark web
  • One of the co-creators of Tor says he is working with others to tackle a "bug" that undermines the anonymity offered by the dark web system.   More
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  • Privacy regulator to get more money
  • The Information Commissioner's Office is to receive more funding so it can monitor the implications of the controversial new "emergency" data law.   More
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  • New life for museum arcade machines
  • Arcade game enthusiasts rally round after a plea on a fans' forum to help restore eight machines owned by the UK Computer Museum in Cambridge.   More
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  • Church app for praying on-the-go
  • Kiev cathedral launches prayer and guidance app.   More
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  • VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines
  • A smart contact lens that could help diabetics monitor their glucose levels is being developed   More
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  • VIDEO: The tech listening for gunfire
  • How gunshot detection technology is helping police to hear gunfire in the most concealed of places.   More
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  • VIDEO: What price for free wi-fi?
  • How businesses hope to learn more about us by offering free wi-fi.   More
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  • VIDEO: 'Passion' is the key to good blogging
  • The BBC's Sameer Hashmi talks to the woman behind the successful Bollywood blog MissMalini.com.   More
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  • AUDIO: How to protect your online reputation
  • Recent high profile cases have illustrated the danger of people having their public reputation damaged by negative online rumours and social media sites.   More
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  • VIDEO: How to build and fly your own drone
  • Personal aerial drones that take pictures could soon become a lot more common, thanks to a new invention.   More
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  • VIDEO: A TV world without personality?
  • Kevin Spacey's series House of Cards is a prime example of how the broadcasting world is changing. But will a world of on demand TV be devoid of passion and personality. BBC Newsnight's David Grossman reports.   More
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  • VIDEO: Could you beat Usain Bolt in a race?
  • Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.   More
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  • VIDEO: BBC iPlayer 'works 99.9% of the time'
  • The BBC has defended its iPlayer service service after it was hit by technical problems which started over the weekend.   More
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  • VIDEO: 'I couldn't get a taxi... so I created an app'
  • Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.   More
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  • Hype and hi-tech
  • The difficulties of predicting the future shape of technology   More
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  • Thwarting Senegal’s cattle rustlers
  • Squaring up to Senegal's cattle rustlers   More
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  • The ship that totally failed to change the world
  • The ship that totally failed to change the world   More
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  • Wildlife film-makers' tricks of the trade
  • Wildlife film-makers reveal the tricks of the trade   More
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  • Fly on the Facebook wall documentary
  • The TV team 'spying' on students' social media lives   More
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  • A brave new on-demand TV world
  • Netflix and Amazon disrupt how shows are made   More