The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 24 min 14 sec ago
Virgin Media apologises after some of its customers received hundreds of unwanted emails because of a distribution list error.
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.
Kim Dotcom, the multimillionaire founder of closed file-sharing site Megaupload, has won back cars, cash and property seized in a January 2012 raid.
The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand apps simultaneously experience a fault on iPhones and iPads that prevents TV shows from streaming.
A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Larry Magid, technology analyst for CNET, discusses the fall in Google's shares.
Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.
Switching to LED street lights is cutting maintenance bills in Jersey and could increase pedestrian safety, it is claimed.
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.
ZTE has decided to pass over investing in areas where returns aren't likely to be high - its results later will show how its new strategy is paying off.
A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort.
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.
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.
The composer of the music featured in the original Halo video games says his job has been "terminated without cause" by developer Bungie.
The first images come back from the radar satellite launched as part of the European Union's new flagship Earth-observation project.
German security researchers say that a spoof fingerprint can be used to unlock Samsung's new handset and steal money.
The Bitcoin exchange MtGox has been placed in administration by a Japanese court and it is expected that bankruptcy proceedings will be started.
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.