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Nikon v Kodak: 360 cameras go head-to-head


Two mid-range 360 cameras are put to test by the BBC Click team.

Bitcoin trading starts on the huge CME exchange


The Chicago-based CME exchange begins Bitcoin trading for investors.

US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say


She is accused of taking out fraudulent bank loans and buying bitcoin to funnel cash to IS.

Mobile phone and broadband services need 'radical improvement'


The head of the UK's Infrastructure Commission says mobile phone and broadband coverage is deplorable.

Schools warned over hackable heating systems


A researcher finds dozens of UK schools' smart heating systems are vulnerable to being attacked.

Million Britons miss out on 'decent' broadband speeds


Many Britons still struggle with slow broadband, finds report from communications regulator Ofcom

Vodafone offers thousands early contract exit


The mobile network was not clear enough about new fees, telecoms regulator Ofcom says.

Amazon backs down in Google streaming spat


The online retailer puts streaming gadgets from Google back on sale, ending a two-year hiatus.

Star Citizen game makers being sued


Crytek alleges Roberts Space Industries (RSI) and Cloud Imperium Games "have caused substantial harm".

'Flirty secretary' smart assistant taken offline in China


The avatar, which could be made to flirt and dance, is offline after a suggestion it objectified women.

Sky and BT sign channel sharing deal


BT will supply its sports channels to Sky, while selling Sky's Now TV service to its customers.

NatWest bank security spat prompts fix


The bank told a security expert "sorry you feel this way" when a potential vulnerability was found.

Starbucks cafe's wi-fi made computers mine crypto-currency


Visitors to an Argentine branch of the coffee chain are targeted with crypto-currency malware.

Mirai botnet: Three admit creating and running attack tool


Three men admit creating and running Mirai, a botnet used to block access to much of the web.

Broadband over 'wet string' tested for fun


A small, independent ISPs manages to get speeds of 3.5 megabits from broadband over wet string.

Twitter 'baby poop' video launches spam


The video also gains permission to access Twitter account and can spy on private communications.

LinkedIn hosted jihadist lectures, Blair institute reveals


Lectures and essays by Islamist extremists have been shared on the Microsoft-owned social network.

'Meghan Markle' and 'fidget spinners' top UK Google search


Other most searched topics included the UK general election and the crypto-currency Bitcoin.

Google to open artificial intelligence centre in China


Silicon Valley giants are focusing heavily on artificial intelligence and its future applications.

Netflix defends A Christmas Prince tweet


The platform sent a tweet addressing the "53 people" that have watched the film 18 days in a row.