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Saudi Arabia has postponed the flogging of blogger Raif Badawi for the second week running on health grounds, according to a human rights group.
App makers should be required to make software for Blackberry handsets, says the boss of the phone company.
Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom releases an encrypted chat service, called MegaChat, to compete with the Microsoft-owned Skype.
A quadcopter drone carrying 3kg of illegal drugs crashes near the border between Mexico and the US.
The site confirms it will now show some of the tweets you might have missed from accounts you follow.
An Israeli man is arrested on suspicion of hacking into the computers of pop stars including Madonna and selling unreleased songs online.
Will HoloLens trump Google Glass and Oculus Rift?
Parents are using access to computers as a way of controlling their children's behaviour, according to a study of modern childhood.
US e-commerce giant eBay is planning to cut 2,400 jobs in the first quarter, the company said on Wednesday.
Microsoft says its Windows 10 operating system will be a free upgrade for many users and unveils a "holographic" headset that can run it.
Messaging platform WhatsApp announces that users can now send messages from their desktop web browsers in addition to their phones.
By etching grooves into metal with a high-powered laser, physicists create a surface that repels water to the extent that droplets bounce away.
Will.i.am speaks to the BBC from the 2015 World Economic Forum about how education can close the equality gap and provide more opportunities to young people.
The US government agrees to pay a woman $134,000 after creating a fake Facebook page using photos of her as well as her son and niece.
Atlas - one of the most advanced robots in the world - is upgraded by its owner Google to include a battery pack, allowing it go "wireless".
Google and O2 are among supporters of £3.6m drive to teach computing skills in primary schools in England, the education secretary is to announce.
Sir Richard Branson says a plan to create an 'enormous array of satellites' around the earth will 'help reach three billion people in this world who don't have internet access'.
Is your signature binding when a machine writes it for you?