BBC News - Technology
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UK mobile firms to merge networks
Customers of Orange and T-Mobile will soon be able to hop between the two mobile networks as the firms merge their networks.
Gamers' 13-year wait nearly over as Duke Nukem Forever gets a release date
Almost 13 years after it was first announced, video game Duke Nukem Forever has finally been given a release date by its new owners.
Buzz lawsuit to cost Google $8.5m
Google proposes settling a lawsuit over its Buzz social network, whilst regulators launch a review of the firm's US search practices.
The secrets behind some of the UK’s newest inventions
Tiny solar cells fix themselves
A mix of chemicals borrowed from plants with tiny tubes of carbon can spontaneously create tiny, self-repairing solar cells.
Craigslist ends adult service ads
Online marketplace Craigslist closes its US adult services listing following pressure from attorneys general and advocacy groups.
Turning 16 games consoles into a number-crunching supercomputer
Making music from children's old toys
The Modified Toy Orchestra is a band made up of five musicians - and 48 tweaked toy instruments.
Tackling technical troubles
Reporting on technology while battling with technology
What does the future hold for television?
Rory Cellan-Jones tries out 3D video equipment and looks at the latest ultra thin and bright OLED TVs.
PS3 hack escapes court challenge
Sony has won a permanent ban in Australia of a hack for its PS3, but the code behind it has been released for free on the web.
Data dilema: Privacy or personalisation?
Ian Hardy discovers how top researchers and companies are using today's devices and data to make the world a more interesting place
How the tech savvy help victims cope in a crisis via the web
New gadgets unveiled at IFA fair
Samsung's Galaxy Tab and Toshiba's Folio 100 are amongst the gadgets showcased at the world's largest consumer electronics fair in Berlin.
Portable video 'is the future'
Toshiba’s UK business manager says its Foilo 100 tablet PC complements trends in media usage.
Tablet PCs take on the iPad
Samsung's Galaxy Tab and Toshiba's Folio 100 are among rivals unveiled at the Berlin gadget exhibition.
First 'intelligent' stamp on sale
The Royal Mail launches the world's first "intelligent" stamp, the first to work with image recognition technology.
Closer look at Samsung's Tab?
Tablet computers to rival Apple's iPad are creating a stir as one of Europe's largest technology shows, the IFA, gets under way in Berlin.
Dell pulls out of battle for 3Par
Dell withdraws its bid for 3Par after rival Hewlett-Packard raises its offer for the data storage company to $2.1bn.
Memristor revolution backed by HP
A potentially revolutionary circuit component, once a laboratory curiosity, is to be mass-produced for the first time.