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BBC News - Technology - UK Edition 

Tech giants settle hiring court case

Four of the biggest technology firms - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - settle a class action case alleging they conspired to hold down salaries.

Warhol works found on Amiga disks

A dozen previously unknown works created by Andy Warhol have been recovered from 30-year-old Amiga disks.

Amazon profits thin as expenses jump

Internet retailer Amazon reports a 32% jump in profit to $108m in the first quarter, but investors worry over increasing expenses.

Microsoft earnings beat estimates

Microsoft earnings decline to $5.66bn, but beat market estimates as new chief executive Satya Nadella's push into cloud computing pays off.

France mulls GPS car-sharing app ban

The French government has moved to quell growing tensions between the taxi industry and private car-sharing rivals.

US to propose 'fast lane' net rules

New net neutrality rules will be published next month with some saying FCC will end principle of equal traffic for all.

Cyber gang leader jailed for scam

The leader of a gang which stole £1.25m from two of Britain's major banks in a "sophisticated and organised" cyber attack, is jailed for five-and-a-half years.

A new kind of tech bubble

Scientists at Bristol University are bringing bubbles and technology together in unexpected - and potentially profitable - ways.

Essex road has slowest UK broadband

A street in Essex and another one in Wales have the slowest broadband speeds, according to online comparison site.

Apple profits beat expectations

Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.

Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads

Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.

NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.

Game-maker Zynga in widening loss

Troubled online game-maker Zynga reports a loss of $61m, as founder Mark Pincus steps down as chief product officer.

Robot portable printer secures cash

An Israeli start-up secures enough funds to put a pocket-sized robot printer into production.

Qualcomm shares dip on weak outlook

Shares in Qualcomm, one of the world's biggest mobile phone chipmakers, fall 5% in after-hours trading as it issues a weaker than expected growth outlook.

Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.

Graphene 'made with kitchen blender'

Scientists have outlined how they managed to make the wonder material graphene using a kitchen blender.

VIDEO: Hackathon brings new sounds to life

The Music Tech Fest's 24hr hackathon where people come together to create new instruments and sounds

VIDEO: Turning the world into an orchestra

Spencer Kelly tests out Mogees- a device linked to your smartphone which turns objects into musical instruments

VIDEO: Did Pixar make Steve Jobs funny?

Ed Catmull, President of Pixar, explains how Steve Jobs use of humour in presentations was influenced by his time at the animation firm.

VIDEO: NYPD's Twitter campaign backfires

NYPD asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD" as part of a social media campaign.

VIDEO: The return of 'bedroom' programming

Developer Lucas Pope explains how he created the award-winning game Papers, Please.

VIDEO: One man's bid to make kindness cool

BBC News hears from a man carrying out a daily random act of kindness or 'RAK Nomination'.

VIDEO: Actress writes her own happy ending

A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities that wouldn't otherwise exist.

VIDEO: Robot chefs take over restaurant

A restaurant in China has started serving food that's been prepared by robots.

VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work?

BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy.

VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine

Autistic people have historically struggled to find and keep jobs, but with as many as one in 68 American children being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The Specialists Guild, a non-profit group in San Francisco, is working to prepare people with autism for jobs in the technology industry.

How to mint your own virtual money

How easy is to coin your own virtual currency?

Big data dividend for small firms?

Can small firms compete with big business on data analytics?

'Friendly' drone flies on dog leash

Camera takes flight on a dog leash


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