The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
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The US SpaceX rocket company puts a commercial TV satellite in orbit, marking its ambition to take a big slice of the market for launching telecommunications spacecraft.
Home genetic testing firm 23andMe, which is backed by Google, stops marketing its products after a warning from US regulators, a spokeswoman says.
A High Court judge appears to have revealed when HTC will release the successor to its flagship One handset in a ruling about a patent dispute with Nokia.
Researchers have come up with a novel piece of wearable tech - a bra that can alert the wearer to their stress levels.
A religious education teacher who sent "inappropriate" messages to a teenage schoolgirl on Facebook is suspended for 18 months.
Spain is introducing a ban on train drivers using mobile phones after the Santiago de Compostela crash that killed 79 people in July.
The boss of RBS has admitted the bank "has to do better" amid a day of disruption for many customers following a computer failure.
British firm E2V shows off a prototype designed to bring cars to a halt by confusing their electronics, causing their engines to shut down.
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German ministers will this week debate whether to implement an app that can identify rock songs with neo-Nazi or racist lyrics.
Film franchise launches an official Instagram account by posting a selfie of Darth Vader.
Mobile phone users will be protected from "sky-high bills" if their phones are stolen, under an agreement reached by the government and four operators.
Global shipments of personal computers will see the "most severe yearly contraction on record", according to research firm International Data Corporation.
Apple buys social media data analytics firm, Topsy Labs, which specialises in using data from Twitter to track customer sentiment.
The sister of Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has warned of the impact of being too "attached to our mobile devices".
The Bodleian Library in Oxford joins with the Vatican Library to make digitised ancient Bibles available to the public for the first time.
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