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Mirrorless cameras: Photography's new decisive moment

Camera-makers are rushing to release full-frame mirrorless cameras packed with new features.

Instagram founders Systrom and Krieger leaving Facebook-owned firm

The departure of Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger is the latest test for parent company Facebook.

YouTube channel owner 'arrested over child sex abuse'

BuzzFeed claims to have a warrant suggesting the British national, 55, was arrested during a video shoot.

Facebook moderator sues over 'beheading stress'

A contractor working on the social network says it does not do enough for traumatised staff.

Should gammon slur be banned on Twitter?

Twitter asks its members to help shape new rules banning "dehumanising speech".

Tinder tests new feature for women in India

The dating platform is testing letting women take control of sending the first message to a match.

Qualcomm claims Apple shared tech with Intel

Qualcomm's complaint is the latest clash between the two global technology giants.

Labour conference: 'Nationalise the internet' call rejected

But Labour's Angela Eagle says tech giants should work for the "common good" and not just profit.

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.

Gamer with terminal cancer achieves 'Ultimate' goal

Chris Taylor who has bone cancer got to play Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game early following a social media campaign.

China shuts down 4,000 websites in purge on 'improper values'

It says it targeted "harmful" online content, spreading "improper values, vulgarity or obscenity".

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.

How translation apps are ironing out embarrassing gaffes

The goal of real-time natural language translation is getting closer, but mistakes still happen.

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.

Panasonic S1R: First look at full-frame mirrorless camera

Dan Simmons gets hands on with the only copy of Panasonic's forthcoming S1R camera in existence.

'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.

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Panasonic S1R: First look at full-frame mirrorless camera

Dan Simmons gets hands on with the only copy of Panasonic's forthcoming S1R camera in existence.

'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.

The microwave that cooks on command

Amazon has unveiled a microwave that can be controlled using its Alexa voice assistant.

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.

London Fashion Week 2018: Robots take over the runway

A catwalk show at London Fashion Week has divided opinions about the future of fashion.

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?

Bristol tech start-up firm pioneers growing salad indoors

A biotechnology firm is developing ways of growing salad crops without soil, rain or sunshine.

The robot child patient for doctors and other news

BBC Click's Omar Mehtab looks at some of the week's best technology stories.

Nottingham make-up artist's surreal work is Instagram hit

Romanie Jade-Tulloch's mind-bending artworks can take five hours to create.

Hands on with Apple's new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

Do the new iPhones represent much of an upgrade over last year's flagship handset?

Hands on with the new Apple Watch

Apple has updated its smartwatch, promising more sophisticated heart-monitoring capabilities.

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