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Four of the biggest technology firms - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - settle a class action case alleging they conspired to hold down salaries.
How easy is to coin your own virtual currency?
Ed Catmull, President of Pixar, explains how Steve Jobs use of humour in presentations was influenced by his time at the animation firm.
Can small firms compete with big business on data analytics?
Internet retailer Amazon reports a 32% jump in profit to $108m in the first quarter, but investors worry over increasing expenses.
Microsoft earnings decline to $5.66bn, but beat market estimates as new chief executive Satya Nadella's push into cloud computing pays off.
The French government has moved to quell growing tensions between the taxi industry and private car-sharing rivals.
The leader of a gang which stole £1.25m from two of Britain's major banks in a "sophisticated and organised" cyber attack, is jailed for five-and-a-half years.
New net neutrality rules will be published next month with some saying FCC will end principle of equal traffic for all.
A dozen previously unknown works created by Andy Warhol have been recovered from 30-year-old Amiga disks.
A street in Essex and another one in Wales have the slowest broadband speeds, according to online comparison site.
Shares in Qualcomm, one of the world's biggest mobile phone chipmakers, fall 5% in after-hours trading as it issues a weaker than expected growth outlook.
Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.
NYPD asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD" as part of a social media campaign.
Troubled online game-maker Zynga reports a loss of $61m, as founder Mark Pincus steps down as chief product officer.
Facebook reports growing earnings on surging mobile advertising revenue as chief finance officer David Ebersman prepares to leave.
Firms ditching the US and Europe for tropical paradise
BBC News hears from a man carrying out a daily random act of kindness or 'RAK Nomination'.
Scientists at Bristol University are bringing bubbles and technology together in unexpected - and potentially profitable - ways.