The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
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Sharp has unveiled a smartphone that doubles up as a robot that can project video from its face and respond its owners' commands.
Japanese car manufacturer Toyota says its driverless cars will hit the road by 2020.
So-called Islamic State group (IS) has shifted its propaganda distribution to the secure mobile messaging app Telegram from Twitter.
A scheme pioneered by Google and backed by the BBC and other publishers will allows articles to download faster on mobile devices.
A hacking operation targeting 90,000 users a day has been discovered by Cisco
The mother of a seven-year-old Londonderry girl with a life threatening lung disease says pioneering surgery has changed her daughter's life.
Researchers gave an artificial intelligence system a basic IQ test and the results suggest the machine had a lot to learn.
Worried adults get a text message when their children drive too fast.
The US authorities have proposed a $2m fine be levied against SkyPan International, which - they said - flew 65 illegal drone flights in New York and Chicago
Israeli Google Lunar X Prize team, SpaceIL, signs a contract to send a lander to the Moon - the first competition group to formally lodge a launch contract.
Tech giant Samsung Electronics expects its third-quarter operating profit to beat market forecasts on the back of strong semiconductor sales.
An over-reliance on using computers and search engines is weakening people's memories, according to a study.
As a court deems a US-EU data sharing agreement invalid, does this spell disaster for Silicon Valley firms with European users?
The robots have arrived but will we ever live in harmony with them or will we remain suspicious of their intentions?
Engineers are hoping to use drones to plant in areas that have been deforested
Microsoft has launched a laptop dubbed the Surface Book, as part of a suite of new Windows 10 products.
Drawing books are given an augmented reality twist by Disney's Switzerland-based research team.
Twitter is launching a new feature called Moments to make it easier for people to follow big stories.
In one of its biggest product launches, Microsoft has unveiled a range of devices including a laptop.