The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
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Demands for web firms to remove personal data to respect people's "right to be forgotten" are unreasonable, peers say.
Testing a digital bracelet that measures sun exposure
A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.
Micro-blogging service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
Ex-motorsport boss Max Mosley issues High Court proceedings against Google for publishing photos of him taken at a sex party.
A group representing musicians in the US is suing Ford and General Motors over in-car CD players which allow tracks to be stored on a hard drive.
A security firm warns of a flaw in the way Android ID checks apps that puts thousands of smartphones and tablets at risk.
Who believes ratings on dating websites?
Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect.
Samira Hussain reports from New York on the opportunities opened up by technology that did not even exist a few years ago.
Why operating heavy machinery remotely could become a safer and more immersive experience
Microsoft confirms that officials from the Chinese regulatory body responsible for enforcing business laws have visited some of its offices.
The City of London police has started placing banner advertisements on websites believed to be offering pirated content illegally.
African nation's film industry finds new audiences online
US rapper Kanye West wins a lawsuit against the creators of the Coinye Bitcoin, a crypto currency which parodied the star.
Recent high profile cases have illustrated the danger of people having their public reputation damaged by negative online rumours and social media sites.
Russia offers 3.9m roubles ($110,000; £65,000) in a contest for ways to crack the identities of users of the Tor network.
Headphones-maker Bose claims that Beats has infringed its noise-cancelling tech and is seeking damages ahead of a takeover by Apple.
Gary McKinnon, the computer hacker who was the subject of a 10-year legal battle over US extradition, reinvents himself as a search expert.
The difficulties of predicting the future shape of technology