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From: BBC News - Technology
The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Kim Dotcom, the multimillionaire founder of closed file-sharing site Megaupload, has won back cars, cash and property seized in a January 2012 raid.
A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.
A 19-year-old Canadian citizen is charged with hacking into the Canada Revenue Agency's website, becoming the first arrest in relation to the Heartbleed security breach.
Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.
The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand apps simultaneously experience a fault on iPhones and iPads that prevents TV shows from streaming.
German security researchers say that a spoof fingerprint can be used to unlock Samsung's new handset and steal money.
China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.
Virgin Media apologises after some of its customers received hundreds of unwanted emails because of a distribution list error.
French hard-disk maker LaCie warns that shoppers' credit cards details and logins may have been stolen from its store over a one-year period.
The composer of the music featured in the original Halo video games says his job has been "terminated without cause" by developer Bungie.
The Bitcoin exchange MtGox has been placed in administration by a Japanese court and it is expected that bankruptcy proceedings will be started.
US Airways apologises after an explicit photo was sent from its official Twitter account in response to a customer complaint.
The struggle to fix problems caused by the Heartbleed bug could make web browsing speeds slow to a crawl, warns net monitoring firm Netcraft.
Shares in the struggling internet search giant Yahoo surge 9%, despite first-quarter profits falling 20%.
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange - refuses to travel to the US to testify about losing large amounts of the virtual currency.
Switching to LED street lights is cutting maintenance bills in Jersey and could increase pedestrian safety, it is claimed.
A new study finds men prefer to watch film adaptations than read the original book, with 30% admitting they have not read a book since school.
How alternative search engines produce different results plus websites and apps reviewed.
Spencer Kelly meets the team behind a drone which can fire 80,000 volts of electricity through a wired dart.
BBC Click's Jen Copestake spent a week in one of the most renowned squats in Barcelona, following the developers of Bitcoin tools and other open source software.
As more people choose to watch content online, Marc Cieslak finds out what is the future might hold for TV advertising.
The pixelbot swarm making colourful creations, plus other tech news.
The fictional world of Game Of Thrones is recreated in a new virtual reality experience.
Click's Kate Russell looks at an app which hopes to make air travel less stressful, plus other apps and websites.
LJ Rich reports on an advertising campaign that uses a camera and special effects to entertain commuters.
New tech helps small firms shoot for the stars
How 3D printing is changing the shape of lessons
The tech making e-commerce easier for small firms
Remote presence bots help doctors visit hospital wards
Report shows how foreign fighters in Syria are using social media
The BBC's attempt to create 3D sound recordings
Samsung's latest smartphone swings in
Meet the woman teaching photo tagging to people in rural Uganda
From iTunes to Spotify, 10 years of 'legitimate' music services