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From: BBC News - Technology
The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
Arrests are made in the UK, US, Canada and Spain after a scam involving e-tickets for Elton John concerts and other shows sold via Stubhub.
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.
The BBC is experimenting with new ways to deliver TV coverage of live events, with a series of trials at the Commonwealth Games.
Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.
Microsoft's chief executive details plans to "converge" the various Windows operating systems to aid app creators.
The vast majority of new broadband customers are declining to sign up to "child friendly" filters when prompted to do so by UK service providers.
US video game publisher Electronic Arts reports a 51% jump in profit for the April-to-June quarter, boosted by strong sales of titles like Titanfall and FIFA 2014.
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.
A cyber-war is being waged alongside the conflict involving Isis in Iraq, suggests research by security firms.
Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.
Nvidia confirms the release of a tablet targeted at "serious gamers" that can run Android games natively or stream them from a PC.
Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.
Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.
Web users are being warned about a novel tracking system that watches what they do online and frustrates tools designed to stop them being tracked.
China's fast-growing Xiaomi unveils a new flagship handset and $13 wristband - both of which are cheaper than similar models from other brands.
Ireland's data protection watchdog criticises the government for a 'cock-up' over a genealogy site that leaked personal information
Chinese team NewBee takes home $5m in prize money after winning the world's most lucrative gaming contest.
Links masquerading as posts about the recent Malaysia Airlines crash lead users to pornographic sites and spamming scams, experts warn.
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.
Two MPs say they will seek a judicial review of emergency legislation on phone and internet data.
The NHS is starting to test a sticking-plaster-sized patient-monitoring patch.
A group of MIT scientists announces the development of supplementary fingers controlled by sensors attached to the human hand.
White flags over New York City landmark prompt Twitter speculation and media frenzy.
A bicycle hire scheme in Copenhagen has been upgraded to be high tech and electric powered
A smart contact lens that could help diabetics monitor their glucose levels is being developed
How gunshot detection technology is helping police to hear gunfire in the most concealed of places.
How to turn a wish into a virtual butterfly at Barbican's Digital Revolution exhibition
One of the founding members of The Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am, has warned about the dangers of living a digital existence.
The technology giving football fans the chance to watch matches live while in the air.
How data from matches at Wimbledon can help players plan the best way to beat their opponents.
Nasa plans to equip robots in space with smartphones, plus other technology news.
How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching in Africa
The build-your-own drone controlled by an on board smartphone
The TV team 'spying' on students' social media lives
Netflix and Amazon disrupt how shows are made
Why people play computer games that simulate everyday activities
Will Europe produce an unmanned combat aircraft?
How one man's failure to get a cab drove him to try to fix the problem
How to make a fortune writing about stuff you love
'I wanted to make products for people'