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Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.
Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.
A US professor is proposing a successor to the famous Turing test devised to spot when artificial intelligence becomes "human".
Researchers at Abertay University in Dundee look to have given the blockbuster a boost by applying computer games technology to the film industry.
Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.
The Tate Gallery goes 3D with Minecraft
The iconic computer game has now made $10bn in sales around the world.
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
Hundreds of thousands of Android phones have been infected with malware that uses handsets to send spam and buy event tickets in bulk.
YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.
Singapore plans to regulate third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber by capping fees and limiting them to use only licensed vehicles and drivers.
How crowd investment platforms are shaking up start-up land
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
Data privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached webcams, baby monitors and CCTV feeds.
A hospital in China is trying to teach fathers-to-be about the experience of giving birth.
Google and patent consortium Rockstar - which includes Apple as an investor - agree to settle a patent litigation suit.
The creators of the wildly successful mobile game Candy Crush release its follow-up: Candy Crush Soda Saga.