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Electronic Arts earnings surge 51%
US video game publisher Electronic Arts reports a 51% jump in profit for the April-to-June quarter, boosted by strong sales of titles like Titanfall and FIFA 2014.

YouTube star sued in copyright case
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.

Nvidia unveils Shield gaming tablet
Nvidia confirms the release of a tablet targeted at "serious gamers" that can run Android games natively or stream them from a PC.

Xiaomi shows off phone and wristband
China's fast-growing Xiaomi unveils a new flagship handset and $13 wristband - both of which are cheaper than similar models from other brands.

Microsoft profit falls on Nokia loss
Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.

Apple earnings up on iPhone sales
Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.

Browser 'fingerprints' track users
Web users are being warned about a novel tracking system that watches what they do online and frustrates tools designed to stop them being tracked.

Iraq conflict breeds cyber-civil war
A cyber-war is being waged alongside the conflict involving Isis in Iraq, suggests research by security firms.

'Cock-up' over Irish genealogy site
Ireland's data protection watchdog criticises the government for a 'cock-up' over a genealogy site that leaked personal information

Chinese team wins $5m gaming prize
Chinese team NewBee takes home $5m in prize money after winning the world's most lucrative gaming contest.

MH17: Facebook scams exploit crash
Links masquerading as posts about the recent Malaysia Airlines crash lead users to pornographic sites and spamming scams, experts warn.

MPs seek judicial review of data law
Two MPs say they will seek a judicial review of emergency legislation on phone and internet data.

Yahoo buys app analytics firm Flurry
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.

Netflix profits double to $71m
Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.

Point-blank Taser use questioned
The police watchdog raises "major concerns" over the use of Tasers at point-blank range, saying the technique is "purely a means of pain compliance".

EE apologises over 'spam' texts
A technical issue at Orange, one of EE's brands, meant some customers were sent dozens of identical marketing texts.

Scientists develop robotic fingers
A group of MIT scientists announces the development of supplementary fingers controlled by sensors attached to the human hand.

Turing film to open London festival
Codebreaking drama The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, is to receive its European premiere at this year's London Film Festival.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines
A smart contact lens that could help diabetics monitor their glucose levels is being developed

VIDEO: Turning a wish into a butterfly
How to turn a wish into a virtual butterfly at Barbican's Digital Revolution exhibition

VIDEO: A TV world without personality?
Kevin Spacey's series House of Cards is a prime example of how the broadcasting world is changing. But will a world of on demand TV be devoid of passion and personality. BBC Newsnight's David Grossman reports.

VIDEO: Could you beat Usain Bolt in a race?
Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.

VIDEO: BBC iPlayer 'works 99.9% of the time'
The BBC has defended its iPlayer service service after it was hit by technical problems which started over the weekend.

VIDEO: 'I couldn't get a taxi... so I created an app'
Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.

VIDEO: Can a robot write sacred scriptures?
An exhibition at the Jewish museum in Berlin is showcasing a robot which has been programmed to write the sacred Jewish scriptures, known as the Torah.

VIDEO: How safe is the 'internet of things'?
Increasingly, technology companies are integrating the internet with other devices, such as household appliances or cars. But are there security risks?

VIDEO: The evolution of Bjork's instruments
Bjork's musical director Matt Robertson explains how they developed the instruments for her Biophilia tour.

VIDEO: The appeal of 'real life' simulators
From driving a truck across Europe to ploughing a field, why are people playing "real life" simulators?

Fly on the Facebook wall documentary
How to make a documentary in the social media age

A brave new on-demand TV world
Netflix and Amazon disrupt how shows are made

A company born out of frustration
How one man's failure to get a cab drove him to try to fix the problem

Can drones tackle wildlife poaching?
How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching in Africa

Why people play real-life simulators
Why people play computer games that simulate everyday activities

How to make your fortune from writing
How to make a fortune writing about stuff you love

Slovakia's successful app entrepreneur
'I wanted to make products for people'

African countries adopt hi-tech tourism
Africa's tourism is booming thanks to effective use of technology