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There's no excuse for missing the Queen's Christmas speech this year. Wristband records TV when you nod off Producer Trevor Jackson is splitting his next album across several physical formats. Artist to split album across 12 formats Facebook and Twitter pages for the Sony Pictures film are no longer accessible. The Interview social media accounts close North Korea's foreign ministry says it would bring the "groundless allegations" to an end. North Korea denies Sony Pictures hacking Netflix, Apple and BT feature in this week's biggest tech stories. The week's biggest tech news in pictures Shigeru Miyamoto said that the Wii U remains the company's current focus. Nintendo is 'plotting its next console' The Wikipedia co-founder replies to complaints from gamergaters. Jimmy Wales replies to GamerGate criticism The technology will be showcased at CES 2015 in January. New helmet tells cars when a cyclist is close Ultra HD movies and TV shows are now available in 4K at no extra cost. Amazon Prime 4K content arrives in UK WhatsApp rival is to be switched off everywhere but the US by early next year. Samsung to shut down ChatOn in February Photo-sharing site culls millions of "spammy" accounts in the 'Instagram Rapture'. Bieber and Akon hit hard in Instagram purge Video footage gives us some cryptic clues about what to expect next month. Watch Sony's CES 2015 teaser video clip Report suggests the handset was revealed among the leaked Spectre materials. Was the Xperia Z4 outed in the Sony hack? Report says the retailer won't release another Fire Phone until 2016. Fire Phone 2 is 'more than a year away' Apple hits out at accusations that it is failing to protect its Chinese workers. Tim Cook 'deeply offended' by BBC allegations Twitter posting suggests the firm is launching an ultra-slim tablet at the event. What is Toshiba announcing at CES 2015? Report suggests the in-car system could one day work independently of a phone. Google 'wants Android Auto built into car' The update is winging its way to a limited number of devices for the time being. Microsoft kicks off Lumia Denim rollout Microsoft took over MixRadio as part of its Nokia Lumia acquisition deal. Microsoft sells MixRadio to Line The move has prompted fears that the price of apps downloaded in the UK could increase. Apple to change app VAT rates in the EU Research suggests that non-human bots account for more than half of all traffic. How much of the world's web traffic is bots? European Commission order enforcing the requirement has now expired. Microsoft scraps Browser Choice menu Korean firm to debut a "more intuitive" version of its TV operating system. LG to launch webOS 2.0 at CES 2015 Google tipped to launch next update just weeks after many users received the last. Android 5.1 rumoured for February arrival EE, O2, Vodafone and Three join forces to tackle 'not spots' around Britain. UK networks aim to improve coverage by 2017 A job listing suggests Apple is seeking a London-based intern to work on the service. Is Apple Pay about to launch in the UK? Online retailer debuts an even faster delivery option in New York City. Amazon Prime Now promises super-fast delivery Have you ever wondered whether the iPhone 6 can withstand a pan of boiling Coca-Cola? The iPhone 6 as you've never seen it before Once-dominant social network makes a comeback as a messaging service. Bebo returns as cartoon messaging app Barnes & Noble's Kindle rival priced at £69 over the Christmas period. Nook Glowlight given Christmas discount Picture messaging service's CEO wanted to "cry all morning" over the breach. Snapchat secrets leaked in Sony hack The company's newest handset is a throwback to the Bold and Curve. BlackBerry launches Classic smartphone Take to the skies with the most advanced drone yet. Parrot's Bebop drone lands in the UK New imaging feature will be exclusive to iPhone app for the time being. Facebook app adds auto photo enhancement Single-Lens Display Module turns your regular specs into a Google Glass rival. Sony wants to add smarts to your regular glasses Asus confirms that its debut smartwatch will be exclusive to Currys/PC World. When can I get an Asus ZenWatch in the UK? Streaming service reiterates that it has no plans to offer downloads. What is Netflix's stance on offline viewing? Songs from John Lewis, Apple and Beats adverts all feature in the countdown. What is 2014's most Shazamed advert song? BMW will showcase its Remote Valet Parking Assistant at CES 2015. Now you can use a watch to pick up your car CEO Daniel Ek says the firm needs to communicate with artists more clearly. What did Spotify learn from Taylor Swift spat?