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App maker Rovio's website hacked after documents released by Edward Snowden suggested spy services had targeted game's users to extract data

Leaked manual supposedly reveals hardware specs for Google's Nexus 5

No surprises for the LG-made phone, with a bigger screen, a beefier processor and 4G connectivity

If the iPhone is too cheap meet the £4100 smartphone from Vertu

Luxury mobile has the highest-grade build quality, but the innards are the same as a £100 device

Snapchat adds Stories - but can it take Facebook's crown?

The latest update to the photo and video sharing app allows users to create Stories - rolling news-feeds built from the last 24 hours of apps

The 10 Best smart watches

Connect to your smartphone, access apps and even navigate with these miraculous machines that simply strap to your wrist

Windows Phone posts highest ever European market share

Microsoft's mobile platform finally starting to gain traction, with a double digit market share in both France and the UK

Fifa 14 launches on Xbox 360, PC and PS3 - player ratings scrutinized

Latest update to the long-running franchise met with excitement from fans and players alike

Fifa 14 launches on Xbox 360, PC and PS3 - player ratings scrutinized

Latest update to the long-running franchise met with excitement from fans and players alike

The 10 Best pet gadgets

From drinking bowls to collar-attached cameras and useful apps, we look at the best ways to care for your dog and cat

The 10 Best travel apps

Whether you're looking for a cheap flight, planning what to pack, or worrying about jet lag, there's an app that can help you

Digital magazine app Flipboard valued at $800m

Successful funding round promises more interest in platforms aggregating content from 'old media'

Tesco Hudl vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD vs Google Nexus 7

The battle of the 7-inch Android devices reaches new heights with the introduction of Tesco's budget Hudl

BlackBerry leak pulls the plug on messenger roll-out on iOS and Android

The Canadian smartphone maker has also announced 4,500 job losses mainly due to poor sales of its latest device, the Z10.

Fairphone, the world's first 'ethical smartphone', launches in London

Customers ordering the €325 phone can visit the maker's website to see exactly where their money is going

BlackBerry launches BBM for Android and iOS devices

Popular messaging system will now be available on handsets from Apple and other manufacturers

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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London