The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 2 years 6 weeks ago
The launch of the first satellites for Galileo - Europe's version of GPS - is delayed because of an anomaly detected during the fuelling of their Soyuz rocket.
UK websites should have protection from defamation cases if they remove anonymous postings if there is a complaint, MPs and peers says.
The hackers determined to get control of their gadgets
Who is behind the V for Vendetta masks?
UK chip designer ARM has unveiled a new processor which should allow manufacturers to make cheaper smartphones.
Radar technology that can detect moving objects behind solid walls has been developed by MIT researchers.
Future computers may have only one hardware component instead of multiple ones, allowing the device to rewire itself.
Security firm Symantec has seen evidence that the authors of the Stuxnet worm could be working on a follow-up.
Google has unveiled the latest version of its industry-leading Android smartphone software.
Apple reports 85% growth in full year profits but the shares still fall in after-hours trading.
The ultrasonic waves used by bats have inspired a new piece of technology which can help blind people to detect obstacles.
Intel shares gain 4% after the chipmaker reports a 17% rise in third-quarter profits.
Switch on your text books - they're going digital
Spanish researchers develop a machine that uses artificial vision and UV light to scan through citrus fruits and get rid of rotten ones.
A key web security system is no better defended now than when hackers undermined it earlier this year, says security guru.
Could technology make train tracks a thing of the past?
Sir Richard Branson has dedicated the launchpad for his space tourism venture in the New Mexico desert - with his usual eye for a photo opportunity.
The meteoric rise of a new political force
More Indians are discovering the delights of shopping on the web
Sesame Street's YouTube channel is taken offline after hackers uploaded several pornographic videos.