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Facebook has announced changes to the way it runs its Trending Topics feed, following an internal investigation.
As The Selfish Gene notches up 40 years in print, Richard Dawkins discusses its legacy, the "resuscitation" of software he wrote in the 1980s - and giving up Twitter.
Streaming music platform Spotify saw revenue top 1.95bn euros ($2.2bn; £1.5bn) over the past year, but has yet to make a profit.
How virtual reality is changing the way we work
An Australian feminist group expressed fury after Facebook rejected an ad it created because of the image it used.
A teenager is charged with a hacking attack on Mumsnet, which caused the parenting site to reset its 7.7 million members' passwords.
An anti-piracy update for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is cracked within a day of release.
Bookseller Waterstones is to stop selling digital books and will instead divert customers to Japanese e-book company Kobo.
Google revises its plan to make smartphones with swappable parts, to limit the kind of modules that can be bolted on.
Microsoft announces a new policy to remove "terrorist content" from its consumer-focused online services.
From a prototype device which can detect gluten in food to allergy apps, BBC Click's Lara Lewington reports
Cash worth 1.4bn yen ($13m; £8.8m) is taken from cash machines in Japan using credit cards made with stolen South African bank data.
Brent Hoberman, co-founder of lastminute.com, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given before he started out, for the BBC News series CEO Secrets.
India launches an unmanned model space shuttle into orbit, joining the race to develop reusable space crafts.
Tyler Cowen: Innovation is lower now than at any point in the last century
Social media sites must do more to tackle online ticket fraud after being used for nearly half of all such scams last year, councils say.
The teenager obsessed with retro Apple devices
Net use among British people aged over 75 has almost doubled in the last five years, suggest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
China is "flooding" social media with comments by paid supporters in an effort to sway public opinion, a report says.