Gamers question companies’ call of duty

Sony and Microsoft’s defence criticised after Christmas Day cyber attack

LG raided amid Samsung vandalism claims

Claims of damage to products ahead of Berlin fair

All-out cyber warfare in year of the hack

Like celebrities and Sony staff, our online identities are ripe for plucking, writes Richard Waters

Silicon Valley comes under fire in Europe

Year brings focus on worries over surveillance, tax and clout

Wanda buys controlling stake in 99 Bill

Move part of property group’s ‘online to offline’ diversification strategy

Uber chief indicted in South Korea

Kalanick accused of breaking transport laws in further Asian setback

French researchers are tracking Adélie penguins to help them survive the effects of global warming

Technology keeps track of wildlife

Non-profits use off-the-shelf products to help species to survive

Amazon missteps fail to dent optimism

Success with Fire tablets has not been matched in smartphones

Rockstar sells phone patents in $900m deal

Latest sign of cooling in smartphone wars

Ding dong merrily in high orbit

International Space Station’s Santa-style Christmas fly-by

It’s natural to ask if there is an app

A MacBook’s default settings make me feel infantile

Google: high in fibre

Group is on a gambit to raise US internet speeds and its programme is on brink of expansion

Profit warning hits Thorntons stock

FTSE 100’s wider rally continues as financials shine

Telstra puts A$5bn Asia war chest to work

Australian telecoms group buys Pacnet for US$697m in network push

North Korea hit by internet shutdown

Outage seen as retaliation for cyber attack on Sony

Sony to tighten control of US film unit

Hands-off relationship with entertainment arm is set to change

Here comes stuff as digital goes physical

The solid products that are spun out of the ether

Flying cameras herald age of the ‘dronie’

Tech group Parrot suggests ‘selfies’ are set to be usurped as sales of drones soar

My Christmas IT wish for education

Even as technology allows pupils to accelerate, existing year and grade structures encouraging disengagement

Russia blocks Facebook protest page

Kremlin fears popular revolution in the mould of Ukraine’s Maidan square or the Arab Spring