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Concern raised over UK use of drones

2:03am Wed 22 Oct 14

The use of drones in the UK will rise over the next 20 years, raising "significant safety, security, and privacy…

Audi claims self-drive speed record

1:29pm Tue 21 Oct 14

Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven…

Would you 'beg' to pay for Tinder?

5:42pm Tue 21 Oct 14

Tinder's founder says people using the app will want new unnamed features so badly that they'll be happy to pay for…

Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale

9:43pm Tue 21 Oct 14

Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's…

Students build Oculus Moon robot

3:26pm Tue 21 Oct 14

US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar…

Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

4:29am Tue 21 Oct 14

An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he…

Staples investigating hack attack

11:54am Tue 21 Oct 14

Staples becomes latest US retailer to investigate data thefts, leading the US government to call for a swift move to…

China denies backing iCloud hack

11:34am Tue 21 Oct 14

The Chinese government has denied reports that it was involved in an attempt to steal user data from iCloud accounts.

UK spy drones to fly over Syria

1:21pm Tue 21 Oct 14

The UK will fly unmanned drones over Syria in the battle against Islamic State militants, the government says.

Google changes 'to fight piracy'

1:16pm Mon 20 Oct 14

Google announces changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.

Anonymising router project shut down

11:15am Mon 20 Oct 14

A plan to raise cash to make a router that hides what people do online has been suspended after questions were raised…

Apple's iPhone sales boost earnings

10:32pm Mon 20 Oct 14

Apple reports fourth-quarter earnings of $8.47bn (£5.24bn), beating analysts' expectations, helped by sales of its…

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