The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
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Ireland's data protection watchdog criticises the government for a 'cock-up' over a genealogy site that leaked personal information
Two MPs say they will seek a judicial review of emergency legislation on phone and internet data.
China's fast-growing Xiaomi unveils a new flagship handset and $13 wristband - both of which are cheaper than similar models from other brands.
Netflix and Amazon disrupt how shows are made
A cyber-war is being waged alongside the conflict involving Isis in Iraq, suggests research by security firms.
Kevin Spacey's series House of Cards is a prime example of how the broadcasting world is changing. But will a world of on demand TV be devoid of passion and personality. BBC Newsnight's David Grossman reports.
Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.
Plans to set up Wales' first software university are being prepared by businesses concerned about a skill shortage in hi-tech industries.
The NHS is starting to test a sticking-plaster-sized patient-monitoring patch.
Increasingly, technology companies are integrating the internet with other devices, such as household appliances or cars. But are there security risks?
Chinese team NewBee takes home $5m in prize money after winning the world's most lucrative gaming contest.
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
The police watchdog raises "major concerns" over the use of Tasers at point-blank range, saying the technique is "purely a means of pain compliance".
How one man's failure to get a cab drove him to try to fix the problem
How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching in Africa
Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.
The BBC says the technical problems that hit the iPlayer and other online services over the weekend have been resolved.
Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.
Codebreaking drama The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, is to receive its European premiere at this year's London Film Festival.