The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
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Sally Bercow says she is "surprised and disappointed" after the High Court rules a tweet she published about Tory peer Lord McAlpine was libellous.
RBS has apologised for the second time in two months after customers were unable to login to their accounts through their mobile phone app.
The BBC is to close its Digital Media Initiative, with director general Tony Hall saying it had "wasted a huge amount of licence fee payers' money".
Social networking giant postpones the launch of its "Facebook phone" after negative feedback and disappointing sales.
Fan fiction authors will be able to publish and sell some titles in the US via new e-book platform Kindle Worlds.
Rory Cellan-Jones on TV and tech learning to co-exist
A public appeal for help to recover the very first web page has unearthed a relic from 1991.
Click's Dan Simmons reports on Yahoo's purchase of blogging site, Tumblr and other technology stories of the week.
In an age when "extremely violent and sadistic imagery is two clicks away", school sex education is struggling to keep pace, suggests a study.
Russia's most popular social network, VKontakte, is temporarily blacklisted by mistake - and some users find it blocked.
Space engineers in Ecuador are trying to establish if the country's only satellite has been damaged in a crash with space debris.
Why have we been waiting so long for watches to catch up with smart phones?
The technology that's transforming gardening
Marc Cieslak discovers how far time has come since the tower containing Big Ben was built
A radio that has the ability to alter scripts and other content depending on its location and other factors is being developed by the BBC.
A former college football player has won the right to sue Electronic Arts for using his likeness without permission.
A chain of mobile phone stores aimed specifically at the Latino market is to be opened by singer and actress Jennifer Lopez
Micro-blogging site Twitter says it is bringing in a two-step login for users to beef up security following recent high-profile breaches.
Google has acquired a US start-up that generates power using turbines flying on robotic tethered kites.
The Solar Impulse plane sets a new record for distance flown by a solar-powered craft as it completes the second leg of a bid to cross the US.