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Moneysupermarket has been fined £80,000 for emailing people who had opted out of receiving messages.
People looking for extremist Islamist propaganda will be shown clips denouncing terrorism instead.
Researchers in the US develop an algorithm that appears to have a penchant for desserts
Fraudulent site takes personal details and course payments for fake university.
BBC Click’s Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
How live streaming of player data is giving sports fans unprecedented levels of analysis.
Sources have said the car giant is leaning towards the UK, despite concerns over Brexit.
The guide is being investigated by the Federation Against Copyright Theft.
The AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces were known for trade in drugs, weapons and malware.
The International Space Station becomes the first "off planet" addition to the interactive tool.
A study into the sale of firearms on the dark net finds "cause for concern" for police and government.
The Bitcoin community must agree how to tackle a slowdown in transaction times to avoid a schism.
Saudi Arabian Airlines says US authorities have lifted restrictions on laptops in cabins at two airports.
Its flagship OnePlus 5 phone would restart if people tried to call the emergency services.
TSB customers will be able to try out iris scanning technology to access their bank account.
Chinese authorities also appear to have stopped users sending photos and voice messages.
Film-maker Rob Spence used his bionic eye to record a mini documentary about cyborgs.
A Facebook-style feed of news stories and videos will be rolled out across Google's services.
The advert claimed Sky broadband was "super reliable", which the Advertising Standards Authority disputed.
Research students from Peterhouse College in Cambridge build a 'row-bot' to mimic the actions of a college rower.
The messaging service has faced service disruptions, but it censorship, or is there another explanation?
Luis Fonsi's single becomes the most-streamed song of all time, overtaking Justin Bieber's Sorry.
A pre-release online beta where fans can experience how the new game plays has been released.
Research suggests that cyber-bullying is affecting young people's perceptions of themselves.
Some businesses hit by the Petya cyber-attack have not yet returned to normal operations.
A revamped version of the technology company's augmented-reality eyewear is to be sold by software partners.
Openreach, newly split from BT, is considering faster fibre services but wants help from industry.
The wheeled security robot in Washington DC tumbled into a fountain in an office building.
The analysis was made by GCHQ, according to a document seen by technology website Motherboard.
A robotics start-up creates voice-controlled furniture that moves to maximise space in small flats.
The seas around Bermuda have more shipwrecks per mile than any other place on Earth.
Japan's zero-gravity drone no doubt serves a proper purpose - but it's also a little ball of cuteness.
An Afghan all-girl robotics team who were initially denied visas arrive in the US for a competition.
New radio telescopes far more powerful than any used before aim to shed light on extra terrestrial activity.
Could health apps and AI-powered chatbots replace your traditional local doctor?
The firm's shares surged in after-hours trading as investors reacted to its quarterly earnings.
The leaked information includes names of current and former adoptees, parents and social workers
The government wanted changes to help it track the creators of blasphemous posts.
A man is arrested on suspicion of flying a consumer drone close to planes preparing to land in Tel Aviv.
A woman in Taiwan is granted a divorce after her husband read her messages - but never replied.
The government sets a nine-month countdown to porn ID checks, but is told this seems "unrealistic".
The phone maker says the pop-ups have been seen because of an "error" to the annoyance of users.
Inga Beale says the threat of cyber-attacks is 'really alive for businesses'
The company behind the hacked infidelity website is hoping to settle a number of class actions.
Users face checks before accessing content, with new a regulator overseeing the rules by next April.
The tool that can edit videos of people speaking and make them say something they have not.
Telegram promises to move quicker on radical content after Indonesia briefly shuts it down.
A man stuck on the Wipeout ride had to be rescued by firefighters.
New York's Empire State Building will be lit up in yellow for World Emoji Day.
The inside story of the day hackers attacked parliament - and how the security team fought back.
A Chinese mall creates "husband storage” pods for wives to leave their partners.
The country's leader says the internet cannot be a "dark place" for criminals to communicate.
BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
False news stories have plagued the internet, but are apps and algorithms the best way to spot them?
The machine uses biometric security to verify users have the right to buy its products.
US government officials said in June the deal raised concerns about competition and they would try to block it.
Corpus Christi police took it for a joke, before kicking in a door to withdraw the stuck workman.
An employee copied and removed customer information on international insurance plans, Bupa says.
A man charged with aggravated arson is set to have his pacemaker data used in evidence against him.
The motor sport wants to use social media to reach a new younger fan base.
The president's hotel chain says card payment data held by a third party was accessed at 14 properties.
The chat app will feature sponsored content in its inbox to help offset slower advertising growth elsewhere.
The maker of leather-cladded gemstone-studded phones will be liquidated, the BBC understands.
The Campaign for Accountability finds more than 300 research papers on public policy funded by Google.
Employers should have legal grounds to conduct social media searches on job applicants, says EU group.
The technology giant seeks to deliver a faster cloud computing service to European businesses,
The British-based company will be liquidated, resulting in the loss of nearly 200 jobs.
A girls' high school bans social media compatible devices over concerns about pupils' wellbeing.
Set in rural Montana, Far Cry 5 has been causing an outcry online before it has been released.
US media say President Donald Trump urged authorities to rethink the decision to ban the girls.
How oil firms are using ever more ingenious ways to find and extract crude oil.
A court rules Google's Irish subsidiary was not liable for back taxes after a challenge from the French authorities.
Cannabis businesses want clearer guidelines on what Facebooks bans and why.
BBC Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones tries out Microsoft's new 'Seeing AI' app for the visually impaired.
Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab was accused of providing tools for the Russian intelligence agency FSB.
Activision Blizzard reveals who has spent about $20m to buy the first Overwatch League teams.
The software giant wants to help the 23 million rural-living Americans get broadband services by 2022.
Doubt has been cast on a document at the centre of a corruption inquiry in Pakistan - and Twitter is going crazy over a typeface.
Dave Lee explains why the internet may be running slowly for some people on Wednesday.
Seven Twitter users are suing the US president, saying their right to free speech has been violated.
Bullies are far more likely to target their victims face-to-face than online, a large survey finds.
Travellers will be able to order restaurant deliveries in cities across 12 countries thanks to the deal.
Dark Scandinavian crime drama has already conquered TV, now it's coming to gaming.
Most of the Chinese company's 300,000 rentable brollies have gone missing.
Mark Karpeles was head of the world's largest Bitcoin exchange MtGox when it filed for bankruptcy in 2014.
A 5-year-old boy is among those investigated by police over explicit photos.
Imperial College London Aerial Robotics Lab has taken inspiration from nature to develop a new drone.
The electric car start-up has put plans for the the $1bn (£775m) facility in Nevada on hold indefinitely.
Shadow business secretary says drivers are "exploited" but Uber says they like being their own boss.
The watchdog has proposed a 37% cap on mobile spectrum ownership but Three has criticised the plan.
Psy's megahit was the most-played video for five years, but it's been overtaken by another song.
Can girlguiding encourage more girls to take up science, technology, economics and maths?
The co-founder of a Silicon Valley investment firm says it is "not my job to make you all feel good".
Pro Money Holdings denies its competition texts are designed to look like spam.
Popular dating app Badoo adds facial recognition technology to let members hunt for star lookalikes.
The music streaming platform has responded angrily to claims some of the artists it streams don't exist.
The station says people are complaining their children are humming the double entendre-filled song.
The former head of GCHQ says cyber-retaliation "may be necessary" in future.
Nokia's replacement for the Withings Health Mate app has not gone down well with customers.
The fibre-optic cable was reportedly cut by a cargo ship last month.