Global Tech News
From: BBC News - Technology
The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
Thirteen people plead guilty to disabling Paypal's servers in an attack that US authorities say was orchestrated by hacking collective Anonymous.
Five European coach companies are testing eye tracking equipment as part of an experiment designed to prevent coach crashes.
A project that uses sensors to monitor eating and exercise with a view to reducing obesity levels is to be funded by the EU.
Chinese hackers targeted five European foreign ministries over the summer, a security company has said.
Snapchat, the image-messaging app, has filed a restraining order against a man who claims he came up with the idea for the company.
Google unveils a new tool that allows users to create a Street View - a 360 degree virtual tour - of any place and share it using Google Maps.
Xbox One owners are being warned about an internet prank that could wreck their console and render it inoperable.
US and British spies infiltrated online fantasy games in an effort to identify terrorist threats, according to media reports.
A "low-cost" tablet launched by supermarket Aldi sells out in 24 hours
Eight leading technology firms including Google and Facebook call for "wide-scale changes" to US government surveillance.
Facebook develops a "sympathise" button that users could click instead of the "like" button.
City of London Police crack down on pirate sites and ask companies to stop advertising on them.
Samsung has started again to roll out an update to its Galaxy S3 smartphone, weeks after a botched attempt angered users.
Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
Modern technology is too reliant on rare materials whose scarcity could drastically set back innovation, a report warns.
Millions of Android users have been "deceived" by a developer who covertly gathered personal data, says the US Federal Trade Commission.
Playing 'active' computer games can help people with type 2 diabetes better control their blood sugar, a medical trial finds.
Film star and "green" campaigner Leonardo DiCaprio is to enter a team in the new Formula E motor racing series, which aims to boost electric car sales.
L J Rich looks at some of the new ways we are interacting with computers.
Kate Russell reviews an app for recording, editing and sharing videos plus other apps and websites.
Kate Russell reviews a site which allows you to curate your own fine art, plus other sites and apps.
Click's Jen Copestake visits the world's largest 3D printing factory in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Kate Russell reviews apps which have been passed by the National Health Service, plus other sites and apps
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly looks at the Tokyo taxi that alerts you if you have left anything on the back seat.
Spencer Kelly goes underground to see a robotic bike park in action below Tokyo's streets.
Kate Russell reviews a site which allows travellers to eat at locals' houses plus other sites and apps.
How new tech aims to make cycling safer
How to thwart tricksters during the festive season
Would you want to know how ill you might become?
Could everything from kids' toys to Aston Martins be pirated?
The female sculptor from Saudi Arabia with one million followers
Old buildings get a green facelift
Should we fear the rise of Chinese telecoms group Huawei?
Is this the next generation of app?