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BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights
The tech which could allow any car with an automatic gearbox to become self-driving
Nokia's demise hit Finland hard - but its legacy is a vibrant start-up scene
The online retail giant Amazon reports weaker profits for the busy Christmas period, but a 15% rise in sales cheers investors.
Internet giant Google reports fourth-quarter profits of $4.76bn, up nearly 30% from the same period a year before, but revenue misses Wall Street expectations.
Microsoft's founder says we should worry that AI escape our control, despite claims to the contrary by a Microsoft Research chief.
Researchers use sound technology as an alternative to audio descriptions to try to improve film-watching for blind people.
Rory Cellan-Jones visits a building where microchipped workers gain entry and use photocopiers by holding up their hands - and trials the tech himself.
Pay-TV firm Sky is launching a mobile phone service next year as the battle for a slice of the UK's telecoms market intensifies.
Business groups have written to the Chinese government, asking it to rethink rules that would force them to hand over source code and create backdoors for officials in Beijing.
A big US phone company is commissioning YouTubers to create 12 episodes of a show called SnapperHero on Snapchat.
Qantas becomes first airline to offer passengers in-flight entertainment via a virtual reality headset.
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics reports its first drop in full-year profits for three years, in part due to a sharp drop in mobile phone sales.
Richard Taylor looks at the new screen innovations being worked on by display-maker Sharp.
The new service will replace Music Unlimited and link up current PlayStation Network and music streaming accounts.
Toys are getting ever more hi-tech - from robots that can research the internet to toy drones and plastic pets.
Nintendo's operating profit grew nearly 50% in the last quarter but it was not enough to keep the game-maker from slashing its full year target.
Apps let parents spy on their kids
New app gives blind people help to see