The latest stories from the Technology section of the BBC News web site.
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Animals and electronic noses may soon transform medical diagnosis
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy game embarks on its next chapter on Saturday with the launch of a new online game.
Scientists at City University, London have developed a machine that they say is able to simulate taste.
The annual South by Southwest festival has kicked off in Austin, Texas. The BBC's North America Technology Correspondent Richard Taylor soaks up the atmosphere.
The world's biggest smartphone maker, Samsung, launches a free music streaming service called Milk Music.
LJ Rich tries a vest which measures the wearer’s heart rate and tennis racquet which analyses playing style.
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
An abortion provider has been fined £200,000 for a data breach that revealed thousands of people's details to a hacker.
The man singled out by a magazine as being behind the virtual currency denies any involvement.
Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan says his government could ban Facebook and YouTube, amid leaks suggesting government corruption.
Controversy is surrounding claims by Newsweek to have found the creator of the Bitcoin virtual currency.
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Click's Kate Russell looks at sites and tools to protect photos plus other sites and apps reviewed.
A business card fitted with a computer capable of playing a number of games including Tetris, plus other tech news.
A survey suggests that school children could be missing out because of poor home broadband connections.
Video-sharing Twitter app Vine announces a ban on all sexually explicit content from being published on the platform.
Massachusetts passes a bill against taking indecent images of people in public, after a man who snapped photos up women's skirts goes scot-free.
People should not send sensitive information over public wi-fi hotspots, as data theft by hackers is rising, Europol warns.
How data defenders are using analytics to fight hackers
Claims by Newsweek to have found the man who invented the Bitcoin virtual cash system have drawn criticism and scepticism.