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Online gambling is launched in the state of New Jersey, a sign that the US may slowly be opening up to the multibillion-dollar industry.
Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Warg will be deported next week to Denmark to face charges of stealing confidential data.
If maintaining a presence on lots of social networks is a burden, Google may be able to help with software that pretends to be you.
Thousands of people attended the London launch event for Microsoft's Xbox One on Thursday night.
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly looks at the Tokyo taxi that alerts you if you have left anything on the back seat.
A US jury rules that Samsung must pay $290m (£180m) to Apple for copying iPhone and iPad features in its devices.
What happens when spooks use hacker tools?
The "growing tide of surveillance" threatens the democratic nature of the internet, warns the creator of the worldwide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
The global launch of Microsoft's the Xbox One game console took place early on Friday, 22 November.
How do game companies share massive files?
The biggest names in gaming technology, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, are going head-to-head in a battle to secure the top spot with games fans.
TV maker LG admits collecting viewing information, even after users have disabled the function, and promises an immediate fix.
Repeated attacks on the way the net routes data have resulted in huge amounts of traffic being hijacked, a net monitoring company says.
Microsoft's mobile chief on signs of a breakthrough
Facebook launches legal action against an alleged spammer suspected of posting fake links to a supposed sex tape of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.
Researchers in America have suggested that people are relying on the internet as an extension of our own brains, and in turn causing us to neglect our memories.
An open letter from parents to teenagers
Hackers attack Australian government websites amid an ongoing row over reports that Australia spied on the phone calls of the Indonesian prime minister.
Better use of electronic prescribing in NHS hospitals would improve patient safety, a study suggests.
The UK allowed the US's National Security Agency to keep mobile phone numbers and email addresses of ordinary Britons from 2007, reports say.