Mark Langshaw

Russian commercial has all the youthful energy of a Saturday morning cartoon. Windows 10's Russian TV ads are bonkers Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech and Danish are among the new additions. Google Translate adds 20 more languages Germany watchdog rules that the social network's names policy violates privacy law. Facebook ordered to allow fake names Report suggests music videos could be purged from the service. Record labels planning YouTube boycott? Leeds is confirmed as the second city in line to receive the superfast service. Virgin 152Mbps broadband coming to Leeds US government refuses to bow to a petition that attracted 167,955 signatures. White House refuses to pardon Edward Snowden South Korean firm's profits fall by 8% for the second quarter of 2015. The Galaxy S6 is to become much cheaper Microsoft hints that the operating system is almost ready for your phone. Windows 10 Mobile is 'feature complete' Xbox Music successor is compatible with Sonos's range of speakers. Microsoft Groove works with Sonos speakers Anniversary stunt lets you share your best chicken skin-stealing manoeuvres. KFC crams photo printers in bargain buckets Press-to-buy buttons let users purchase essentials with a single press. Amazon Dash buttons now available in US Second-quarter results suggest Facebook is more reliant on mobile than ever. Facebook mobile usage continues to surge The iOS slate leads a declining tablet market as budget devices gain ground. Apple iPad market share dips below 25% New dating app aims to pair up lonely travellers for holidays abroad. New dating app dubbed Tinder for travellers And here's how you can avoid the price hike. BT is increasing its prices in September Microsoft boss insists the operating system is not the result of past failings. Microsoft boss: 'Windows 10 is not our Plan B' Revenue is higher than expected, but co-founder Jack Dorsey wants more active users on the site. Twitter boss dissatisfied with user growth Korean firm's quarterly results paint a picture of a cruel mobile phone market. LG struggling to turn a profit on phones Now you can message your friends via the 'OK Google' voice command. You can now control WhatsApp with your voice Nordic firm's spherical camera captures stereoscopic 3D video. Nokia's OZO camera shoots VR footage Windows Phone users might be in for a longer wait than expected. When is Windows 10 coming to phones? Sky chief executive Jeremy Darroch hails an "outstanding period of growth". Sky passes the 12m customers milestone Researchers describe the MMS bug as "extremely dangerous". Android bug 'left a billion phones at risk' Korean firm's Android tablet tipped for a display upgrade this October. LG G Pad tipped for a 1080p refresh World's biggest tech firms support US government plans to tackle climate change. Tech giants back climate change proposals OnePlus claims that most of its customers do not use NFC connectivity. Why is there no NFC on the OnePlus 2? Computing giant wants to repaint your Android home screen. Microsoft is working on an Android launcher Now you can respond to tweets from within other applications. Twitter improves notifications on iOS HSBC and First Direct customers can make contactless payments with their Apple device. Apple Pay comes to HSBC and First Direct Bezel-free design and front-mounted flash are among the phone's key features. Sony Xperia C5 Ultra says goodbye to bezels Phablet expected to be announced at the next Unpacked event on August 13. Galaxy Note 5 has an official launch date Kindle-like technology now powering road signs in Sydney, Australia. E-ink traffic signs spring up Down Under Spy agency will not be able to make use of the phone records it has harvested. NSA ordered to destroy phone records Personalised maps and iPlayer Radio downloads headline our latest round-up. 9 amazing apps you should download now Who'd have guessed that doctor would be a career highlight for Nintendo's mascot? Dr Mario turns 25 years old this week YoVivo, ArtStation and a revamped version of BBC News headline our round-up. 9 awesome new apps for your mobile We get nostalgic over the hard-hitting Mega Drive classic Streets of Rage. Revisiting Sega brawler Streets of Rage Which one of Kratos's adventures wears the blood-stained crown? Ranking God of War from best to worst Fans will have to make do with concept art from the movie for now. No Warcraft movie trailer until November Solid Snake voice actor says the developer "was forced to disband". Has Kojima Productions disbanded?