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3D-printed gun pioneer bailed after sex assault charge
Cody Wilson has been released from prison in Houston after being charged with the sexual assault of an under-age girl.
Code-cracking WW2 Bombe operation recreated at Bletchley
Modern day codebreakers have used wartime methods to read messages scrambled by an Enigma machine.
Women harassed after seeking sperm donors online
One woman says a potential donor turned out to be married and had undergone a vasectomy.
Facebook stops sending staff to help political campaigns
The social network will no longer send employees to work at the offices of political campaigns.
Tech Tent: Do the police have your biometric digits?
Zoe Kleinman explores concerns that law enforcement agencies are collecting too much biometric data.
Amazon makes Alexa-controlled microwave
Amazon has unveiled a microwave that can be controlled using its Alexa voice assistant.
China blocks Twitch game-streaming service
The service's website and app is no longer reachable from mainland China, gamers report
Instagram's IGTV recommended 'abusive' videos
Sexually suggestive clips featuring children were recommended to users, an investigation finds.
Internet regulator considered for UK
The government is considering "all options" to keep UK citizens "safe" online.
GoPro Hero 7 camera films smooth videos without gimbal
The latest action cam automatically stabilises footage without separate equipment.
John Hancock adds fitness tracking to all policies
One of the largest life insurance providers in North America will now sell only "interactive" policies that collect health data.
Vote Leave data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice
AggregateIQ is appealing against the accusation that it mishandled personal data and broke GDPR rules.
3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault
Cody Wilson flew to Taiwan before he could be detained, police in Texas say.
A new reality? Putting Magic Leap One to the test
Magic Leap's new mixed reality headset is available to developers in the US - but how does the device compare to what's already available?
Ifa 2018: Glowing wall tiles respond to strokes
Tiles that change colour and respond to touch are on show at the Ifa tech show in Berlin.
Falling off Segway's self-balancing skates
BBC Chris Foxx takes Segway's new self-balancing e-skates out for a test run.
8K TVs unveiled by Samsung and LG at Ifa tech show
The world's two bestselling television-makers are showing off rival 8K screens at the Ifa tech show in Berlin.
Dad's damaged army photo restored by social media
Picture gives father and daughter the chance to bond over memories of time served in the armed forces.
Black chat shows prosper online
Mainstream media may struggle with diversity but black creators are making their own entertainment.
Esports degree: 'I won't spend three years playing games'
Why would someone spend nearly £10,000 a year to study for an esports degree?
China's GPS 'rival' plots to go global
China's Beidou is being used in everything from ploughing to precision missiles, but can it go global?
Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?
With 5G, experts say we could enjoy virtual reality in HD on our mobiles and even project holographics.
Will we ever get self-healing smartphones?
How likely is it that we will see mobile phones that use self-healing materials any time soon?
Tackling food waste in Nigeria with an app
Nigerian tech entrepreneur Oscar Ekponimo has invented an app which will help cut down on food waste.
The rise of the payment app: 'I hardly use cash any more'
Person-to-person payment apps are rising fast in popularity around the world, but are they safe?
Beyond pizza
How a city best known for pizza, football and crime is embracing tech to revive its fortunes.
The robot child patient for doctors and other news
BBC Click's Omar Mehtab looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
How artificial intelligence can edit your pictures
Researchers at MIT have created an artificial intelligence that makes editing your pictures simpler.
The security alarm 'smoking out' burglars
ZeroVision emits smoke as part of a smart home security system.
Robot boat sails across the Atlantic and other tech news
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
'Groomed aged 13 by hundreds of men on Kik'
Within seconds of setting up a profile on the mobile messaging app, Taylor (not their real name) was approached.
Creating 3D sculptures from 2D video and other news.
BBC Click's Stephen Beckett looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
GoPro Hero 7 stabilisation put to the test
How does the GoPro Hero 7 compare to last year's model - and can it turn the company around?
Playing 'Not Tonight' - the dystopian Brexit video game
The game imagines a dystopian post-Brexit future where citizens of European heritage are exiled.
Salford scientists show how cars could power your home
The electric cars with stored power that could be transferred to a dwelling.
Video games created using artificial intelligence
Researchers in the US are using artificial intelligence to develop new video games.

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