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Iranian charged with Game of Thrones hack - 22/11 6:08 am

Behzad Mesri is accused of leaking details of unaired episodes and demanding a $6m ransom from HBO.

Regulator repeals US net neutrality rules - 22/11 1:32 am

As expected, the Federal Communications Commission has pushed back net neutrality legislation.

More than 480 web firms record 'every keystroke' - 21/11 11:56 pm

More than 480 web firms use keystroke-tracking software, according to researchers at Princeton.

Google Pixel Buds language translation tested - 21/11 11:29 pm

Rory puts Google's language translating headphones through their paces, with varying results.

Mosquito-spreading drone to fight diseases - 21/11 11:21 pm

The drones can release thousands of sterile male mosquitoes to reduce the insect population.

Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers - 21/11 10:15 pm

"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says.

Tether crypto-currency operator reports $31m raid - 21/11 8:12 pm

Tether says it is taking steps to prevent thieves from cashing in the stolen funds.

Google to 'derank' Russia Today and Sputnik - 21/11 8:07 pm

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt says the search engine's algorithms can help reduce spread of propaganda.

Tencent chief 'richer than Google founders' - 21/11 8:02 pm

Ma Huateng's company is the first Asian firm to reach a market value of more than $500bn.

Power ranger - 21/11 8:57 am

As the world moves towards low-carbon electric cars, how are we going to power them all?

Can't write code? - 21/11 8:40 am

After creating her own app without knowing how to programme, Tara Reed is teaching others to do the same.

Uber and Volvo strike deal for 24,000 self-drive cars - 20/11 11:43 pm

Uber plans to purchase up to 24,000 cars from Volvo before 2021 to build a self-drive fleet.

Childcare website glitch leaves families struggling - 20/11 11:37 pm

One family is having to rely on using credit cards to put food on the table and make ends meet.

Hacking pioneer John Draper faces sex misconduct claims - 20/11 10:16 pm

A lauded hacker, known as Captain Crunch, is accused of unwanted sexual contact with teenagers.

Drone maker DJI in cyber-security row over bug bounty - 20/11 10:06 pm

The drone maker claims a researcher who contacted it had "unauthorised access" to its servers.

Independent streams fake 'live' space video on Facebook - 20/11 2:18 am

The "live" footage was posted on the paper's Facebook page, but was actually recorded in 2015.

Exeter couple finally ditch 1950s appliances - 20/11 12:32 am

A tumble dryer, boiler, cooker and washing machine are all still in working order.

Budget 2017: Green light for driverless car testing - 19/11 4:02 pm

The chancellor says investment will "prepare the ground" for the cars to be on UK roads by 2021.

UK seeks future cyber-security stars - 18/11 8:33 am

UK initiatives aim to get young people choosing a career in cyber-security to close a looming skills gap.

Tech to cut young drivers' insurance bills - 18/11 6:01 am

Which is the best insurance technology for young drivers: Black box or dash cam?

Apple delays launch of smart speaker - 18/11 1:19 am

The HomePod will now go on release in early 2018 as the gadget still needs work, said Apple.

Net filters help avoid dodgy domains - 18/11 12:51 am

Consumers can get help to spot domains that are known to be used by phishing gangs and cyber-thieves

Germany bans children's smartwatches - 17/11 11:47 pm

Telecoms regulator says kids' smartwatches are spying devices and are to be banned under German law.

Unilad Facebook account blocked - 17/11 11:02 pm

The Facebook account for viral news website Unilad has been deleted.

The Pentagon accidentally retweets call for Trump to resign - 17/11 8:10 pm

The Pentagon has deleted a post it retweeted in error that called for President Trump to resign.

Gamers' anger halts Star Wars Battlefront II payments - 17/11 7:01 pm

EA temporarily suspends in-game purchases as it does not want controversy to "overshadow" its game.

Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster - 17/11 6:13 pm

Tesla shows off a long awaited truck, but surprises with its new Roadster sports car.

The humanoid robot that can do a backflip - 17/11 5:31 pm

Atlas, a humanoid robot developed by Boston Dynamics, is now able to perform backflips.

Fullscreen 'YouTube Red rival' to close in January - 17/11 5:26 pm

The online talent network said it wanted to focus its investment elsewhere.

Baidu's voice-controlled smart speaker and other news - 17/11 8:20 am

BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

Chill seekers - 17/11 8:08 am

A simple innovation is helping to cut supermarkets' refrigeration costs by 15%.

Apology after Japanese train departs 20 seconds early - 17/11 3:45 am

Management on the Tsukuba Express line "sincerely apologised for the inconvenience" caused.

Vancouver driver had phone and tablet tied to steering wheel - 17/11 3:04 am

Vancouver police say they pulled the motorist over when they noticed him wearing headphones.

Cash Converters reveals customer data breach - 16/11 8:44 pm

The High Street pawnbroker warns customers passwords and delivery addresses were exposed.

Kaspersky defends its role in NSA breach - 16/11 8:07 pm

The Russian anti-virus company explains why it copied files off a PC used by a cyber-spy contractor.

Far-right accounts lose Twitter verified tick - 16/11 7:16 pm

The social network says it will remove the verified badge from accounts that break its rules.

Silicon Valley firms compete to hack R2-D2 - 16/11 4:08 pm

Several top Silicon Valley companies took part in a competition to hack an R2-D2 robot.

Cyber-bullying: Prince's 'stop, speak, support' code of conduct - 16/11 3:41 pm

Technology companies, children's charities and parents have come together to support the scheme.

Welsh fintech firms face skilled staff battle - 16/11 2:16 pm

Hi-tech firms in south Wales face recruitment challenges in hiring the best staff, an expert warns.

CAST studies how robots could work better with people - 16/11 8:45 am

A new research lab is looking to find the best ways to train robots to work with people.

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