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China says it will create a "blacklist" of banned Japanese anime cartoons, and plans to punish firms that hosted violent and sexual clips online.
Amazon has unveiled a button that can be placed around the home - and will replenish items when pressed.
President Barack Obama has ordered the creation of a programme that would allow the US government to sanction foreign hackers.
Google announces that a range of computer-on-a-sticks and laptops costing as low as $149 (£101) are joining its range of Chrome OS devices.
The Force - the mysterious energy field used by the Jedi in Star Wars - has been 'discovered' by researchers at the Cern laboratory in an April Fools prank.
Facebook has reacted angrily to a report that said it may be in breach of EU privacy laws over its tracking policies.
Use of political hashtags in the UK seems to be dominated by men
How an app and mapping technology is making life better for residents in a Nairobi slum
StoryCorps has launched a smartphone app that directly uploads recordings to the US Library of Congress
Virtual reality makes a new kind of journalism possible
A new method of compression could see ultra-HD video streamed to TVs and other devices using around 50% of the bandwidth currently needed.
A huge power cut hits dozens of provinces across Turkey for several hours, causing transport chaos.
In an attempt to attract more household shoppers, Amazon unveils a button for replenish items such as washing powder and razors.
Security researchers say "innocent" internet users are unwittingly carrying out the attack, most likely hijacked by the Chinese government.
HP sues Autonomy co-founder Mike Lynch and ex-finance officer Sushovan Hussain, as Autonomy's former management says it will launch a counter-claim.
Microsoft shifts its entry-range tablets to Intel processors, allowing them to run a wider range of software.
After a lengthy battle, the two firms have said they will seek talks in future disputes and leniency for each other in existing ones.
Calls for the internet to be one of the key issues in the forthcoming UK election
Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies says profits jumped a third last year, boosted by strong performances in all its businesses.