BBC Technology News

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  • Nintendo signals end for Wii U
  • Nintendo signals the "end of life" for its Wii U games console, which was first released in 2012.   More
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  • Google placed its own ads first, study claims
  • Adverts for Google products occupied 91% of the top slots on the firm's search results pages.   More
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  • Amazon and Apple end exclusive deal on audio books
  • Apple and Amazon have ended a deal that tied them into an exclusive contract for the supply and sale of audio books.   More
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  • BT announces price hikes for broadband, landline and sport
  • Broadband costs will rise by between 5% and 6% while free BT Sport is to end for TV customers.   More
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  • UK looks for HS2 train-builder
  • A company is needed to take on a £2.75bn contract to build 60 high speed trains.   More
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  • Minecraft link to net's biggest botnet
  • Minecraft, the game adored by millions of children, is allegedly at the heart of the web's biggest net attack.   More
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  • Minecraft paedophile Adam Isaac groomed boys online
  • A man who groomed young boys through the online game Minecraft has been jailed for two years and eight months.   More
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  • Tesla avoids recall after Autopilot crash death
  • Tesla will not be ordered to recall its semi-autonomous cars in the US, following a fatal crash in May 2016.   More
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  • Facebook urged to be more transparent over 'censorship'
  • A coalition of more than 70 civil rights groups urges Facebook to be clearer about content it removes.   More
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  • Photos show 'weaponised commercial drones' in Iraq
  • Photographs taken in Iraq appear to show commercial drones adapted to drop grenades on the Iraqi security forces.   More
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  • New figures reveal scale of cybercrime
  • Police recorded an 8% rise in all offences in England and Wales as a survey shows figures in cybercrime and fraud.   More
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  • DNA-testing smartphone aims to tackle drugs resistance
  • A smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.   More
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  • Galaxy Note 7 recall refuseniks face new action
  • US owners of the Galaxy Note 7 who ignored a recall face a fresh effort to make them return the fire-risk phones.   More
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  • Drone photography company to pay $200,000 fine
  • A Chicago-based drone operator is to pay the largest fine ever issued to settle claims it carried out dozens of illegal flights.   More
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  • Thousands warned they may be victims of rogue webmaster
  • Police in the Netherlands are contacting more than 20,000 people who they suspect had their data stolen by a rogue web developer.   More
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  • Galileo satellites experiencing multiple clock failures
  • The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe's Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.   More
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  • Japan's hi-tech toilets to get standardised symbols
  • Flush strength, front and back bidets, and air drying are all common features of toilets in Japan.   More
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  • EE mobile firm fined £2.7m for overcharging customers
  • EE, the UK's biggest mobile phone operator, broke billing rules, says regulator Ofcom.   More
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  • Porn videos streamed 'via YouTube loophole'
  • Adult video websites appear to be exploiting a YouTube loophole to host explicit material on the platform.   More
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  • Putin spokesman denies US election hack
  • President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman denies any Russian government involvement in hacking to influence the 2016 US election result.   More
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  • The telepresence bot operated by the mind and other news
  • BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.   More
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  • Davos 2017: Teens' virtual reality challenge
  • A group of Swiss teens has been invited to take a virtual reality challenge at the World Economic Forum in Davos.   More
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  • Radar sensor for the home which can 'see' through walls
  • The radar imaging system is capable of detecting movement and "seeing" through walls.   More
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  • Welcome to Lagos - tech incubator
  • A new crop of Nigerian developers is drawing on the depth of culture across the continent to make distinctly African games.   More
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  • Silicon Valley awaits Donald Trump's presidency
  • Silicon Valley is anxiously waiting to see how it will be affected by Donald Trump's presidency.   More
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  • How the @Potus handover from Obama to Trump works
  • The presidential Twitter handle will be handed over later - here's how it works.   More
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  • Instagram user Average Rob edits himself into Barack Obama and Joe Biden photos
  • "Average Rob" is editing himself into photos of Barack Obama and Joe Biden in his Instagram profile.   More
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  • Meet Moley - the robotic kitchen
  • BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at a prototype robotic kitchen.   More
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  • Developing an aeroplane that can fly itself
  • BAE Systems is researching the feasibility of an autonomous aircraft.   More
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  • Lasers give insight into bird flight and other tech news
  • BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.   More
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  • Virtual reindeer and smart make-up mirrors
  • BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at how shops are creating more engaging shopping experiences.   More
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  • Happy hookah
  • Lebanon's capital Beirut has had a troubled past, but it's now becoming the Middle East's tech hub.   More
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  • Voice trouble
  • Our voices can activate gadgets and authenticate ourselves to banks. But can they tell if we're ill?   More
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  • BlaBla billions
  • How BlaBlaCar created a global transport network with empty car seats.   More
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  • Nintendo Switch hands-on
  • Gaming expert Dan Maher has spent all day on the new Nintendo Switch console, making him one of the first people to review it.   More
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  • Flight plans
  • The government denies "playing catch-up" over drone safety despite a recent increase in prosecutions.   More
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  • Nintendo consoles
  • Nintendo has created some of the world's most memorable games consoles - but also had some big misses.   More
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  • Fitness fail
  • The market for fitness trackers seems to be booming, but are these gadgets actually effective?   More
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  • Jetpack to work
  • How will we get to work in the future, and what is being done now to ease congestion in our cities?   More
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  • CES 2017: Highlights from the technology show
  • BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at the latest technology showcased at CES 2017.   More
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  • CES 2017: Clothes-folding Laundroid robot readies for launch
  • A clothes-folding robot that has been in development for more than a decade is at the CES tech show to promote its imminent launch.   More
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  • CES 2017: Roam-E drone takes flying selfies
  • A new type of fold-up drone that follows its owner taking selfies is previewed at the CES tech show.   More
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  • CES 2017: The 'go anywhere' electric bike and other transport tech
  • An electric bike designed to cope with almost any terrain is one of several personal transport innovations at CES.   More