Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.
Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.
A US professor is proposing a successor to the famous Turing test devised to spot when artificial intelligence becomes "human".
Hundreds of thousands of Android phones have been infected with malware that uses handsets to send spam and buy event tickets in bulk.
Data privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached webcams, baby monitors and CCTV feeds.
A charity is to give away 2,000 Talking Book audio computers to some of Ghana's poorest communities after securing funds from Unicef and ARM.
Amnesty International has released a program that can spot spying software used by governments to monitor activists and political opponents.
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
Google and patent consortium Rockstar - which includes Apple as an investor - agree to settle a patent litigation suit.
Singapore plans to regulate third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber by capping fees and limiting them to use only licensed vehicles and drivers.
Iran's Supreme Leader has pardoned the pioneering Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison, Iranian media report.
Internet users create a web app to edit the pages of a controversial Barbie book.
Tech giant Yahoo will now replace market leader Google as the default search engine on Firefox's internet browsers in the US.
Sony Pictures drops a film based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, according to reports.
Apple plans to push the Beats music streaming service to every iPhone in the new year, according to a report in the Financial Times newspaper.
Early adopters of Android Lollipop are experiencing a range of issues, causing some users to complain their devices have become "unusable".
Faults with Microsoft's cloud computing platform Azure knock many third-party sites offline and restrict access to its own apps.
The way geckos climb has inspired a device that allowed a 70kg man to scale a glass wall like Spider-Man.
As a Russian website puts thousands of live video streams online, here's a guide to turning your favourite lyrics into a strong online password.
How Japanese broadcaster NHK is preparing for hi-tech coverage of the 2020 Olympics.
Marc Cieslak visits GameCity which looks to promote the cultural benefits of playing games.
Researchers at Abertay University in Dundee look to have given the blockbuster a boost by applying computer games technology to the film industry.
YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
A hospital in China is trying to teach fathers-to-be about the experience of giving birth.
The creators of the wildly successful mobile game Candy Crush release its follow-up: Candy Crush Soda Saga.
From fitness trackers to motion capture - the technology aiming to boost sporting performance.
Costas Tsivicos, UK distributor of Foscam's webcams, explains how a Russian site came to show feeds from his firm's kit, and tells consumers how to protect themselves.
The Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has warned people to change the preset passwords on their household webcams to stop potential snoopers.
The Tate Gallery goes 3D with Minecraft