The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 23 min 46 sec ago
A city of speed-reading and life-size robots
Emma Jane Kirby on whether skiing apps encourage dangerous behaviour.
The UK government will spend an extra £45m on developing so-called "internet of things" technology, David Cameron has announced.
Animals and electronic noses may soon transform medical diagnosis
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy game embarks on its next chapter on Saturday with the launch of a new online game.
Scientists develop machine 'able to simulate taste'
The annual South by Southwest festival has kicked off in Austin, Texas. The BBC's North America Technology Correspondent Richard Taylor soaks up the atmosphere.
The world's biggest smartphone maker, Samsung, launches a free music streaming service called Milk Music.
Massachusetts passes a bill against taking indecent images of people in public, after a man who snapped photos up women's skirts goes scot-free.
LJ Rich tries a vest which measures the wearer’s heart rate and tennis racquet which analyses playing style.
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan says his government could ban Facebook and YouTube, amid leaks suggesting government corruption.
An abortion provider has been fined £200,000 for a data breach that revealed thousands of people's details to a hacker.
The man singled out by a magazine as being behind the virtual currency denies any involvement.
Controversy is surrounding claims by Newsweek to have found the creator of the Bitcoin virtual currency.
Would you let a computer cook you dinner?
Click's Kate Russell looks at sites and tools to protect photos plus other sites and apps reviewed.
A business card fitted with a computer capable of playing a number of games including Tetris, plus other tech news.
A survey suggests that school children could be missing out because of poor home broadband connections.