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MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

6:48pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.

Google trials drone deliveries

11:00pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes…

2.6m historic pictures posted online

9:18am Fri 29 Aug 14

An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied…

Robot printer 'comes to your desk'

11:30am Fri 29 Aug 14

Fuji Xerox develops robotic printer that can move around a lounge or office to bring documents to the person who…

Man guilty of Salmond Twitter abuse

5:17pm Fri 29 Aug 14

A man has been convicted of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner towards First Minister Alex Salmond on Twitter.

Low-key GCHQ protest under way

12:21pm Fri 29 Aug 14

A low-key protest by online activists has started outside the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

'Fashionable' smartwatches announced

12:51pm Thu 28 Aug 14

South Korean tech firms LG and Samsung have announced more smartwatches, ahead of a widely anticipated entry to the…

Police seize video gamer live on cam

5:06pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live…

FBI probes JP Morgan 'cyber-attack'

11:40am Thu 28 Aug 14

The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks.

Landmark court cases deleted from net

10:41pm Wed 27 Aug 14

Numerous records relating to civil rights cases have disappeared from the US government's online legal archive.

Call for Facebook beheadings rethink

1:52pm Wed 27 Aug 14

Controversial beheading photo posts from Syria spur one of Facebook's safety advisers to call for pictures to have…

Star Trek X Prize finalists named

2:31pm Wed 27 Aug 14

Ten groups have been chosen as finalists in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life "tricorder" - the medical…

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