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Google has a rocky relationship with the country over its strict censorship. Google Play app store to launch in China? Early adopters of Google's latest operating system experience technical problems. Nexus 7 users report Android 5.0 issues The Prince of Wales chatted with five young people involved in social action. Prince Charles takes part in Google Hangout Sony reveals its first full-frame camera with 5-axis optical image stabilisation. Sony adds Alpha A7 II to camera range Firm said to be working on a new all-touchcreen device with high-end specs. Is BlackBerry working on a new flagship? Corning unveils stronger glass for smartphones, tablets and other devices. Gorilla Glass 4 makes phones twice as durable Footage from homes and businesses said to have been obtained by hackers. Private UK webcams hacked by Russians New plans let users share data across devices or with family members. O2 launches new shared data deals Google-owned firm inviting users at random to try its music streaming service. YouTube Music Key invites being distributed Mozilla signs a five-year deal with Yahoo to make it the default search engine. Firefox ditches Google as default search Universal Pictures is reportedly now eyeing the project. Sony Pictures drops Steve Jobs biopic The word has been significantly used this year when discussing e-cigarettes. 'Vape' crowned Word of the Year The move comes over fears children are being targeted and consumers are being misled. Apple replaces 'Free' label with 'Get' The move would help Apple gain ground on music streaming giants Spotify and Deezer. Beats Music to come pre-installed on iPhones? Users will be able to track orders in real-time using the newly launched app. Domino's Pizza app launches on Xbox One The actor and Uber investor asks us to question journalists. Ashton Kutcher wants journalists questioned The service allows users to follow chats from their favourite celebrities and brands. Viber launches celebrity 'public chats' Apple tablet beaten by the Surface Pro 3 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. iPad Air 2 comes last in display test EA's Blake Jorgensen believes Xbox One and PS4 sales will soon be "north of 25m". EA: 'Xbox One sales catching up to PS4' Chinese company testing 5G connectivity with Russian network MegaFon. Huawei to trial 5G at World Cup 2018 A British scientist aims to raise £500 million for a mission to the moon. Kickstarter campaign shoots for the moon Footage shows how users will navigate with the device's physical keys. BlackBerry Classic video phone in action Pebble Watch owners can now carry out PayPal transactions on the fly. PayPal application comes to Pebble Watch Social network launches a new standalone app for iOS and Android. Facebook Groups standalone app released The microblogging site has improved its infrastructure to find tweets dating back to the beginning. Twitter can now search back to 2006 Tony Hawk tests the technology in LA, just months after his prank video. Watch Tony Hawk try a real hoverboard The Android version now has end-to-end encryption by default. WhatsApp now more private than ever Billy Bragg had claimed Taylor Swift's music would be on YouTube Music Key. Taylor Swift denies Google streaming deal High street retailer Carphone Warehouse will ship pre-orders by December 1. Nexus 6 available through UK retailer Company chairman says automated vehicles will be here within two years. Audi to deliver driverless cars by 2016 Microblogging service completes maintenance on its backend and infrastructure. Twitter reinstates URLs to Direct Messages Finnish firm's smart interface is available to download from Google Play. Nokia Z Launcher comes to Android phones The iOS version of the messaging service is now optimised for larger displays. WhatsApp update adds iPhone 6 optimisation Free internet now available in 806 UK supermarkets and 113 stores in Ireland. Tesco teams with BT to boost store WiFi Report suggests the phone will use dual-lens tech to produce DSLR-like output. iPhone 6S tipped for major camera revamp The Finnish firm reveals an Android slate that resembles the iPad mini. Nokia outs iPad mini-rivalling N1 tablet The iOS 8.1.1 update makes the software compatible with iPhone 4S and iPad 2. Apple makes iOS 8 usable on older devices Asus confirms that Google's latest OS is on the way to its 2012 and 2013 tablets. Android 5.0 update under way for Nexus 7 Messaging company partners with Square to launch its own payments platform. Snapchat launches payments service in US The company of ex-Nokia employees is preparing to launch "something BIG". Jolla planning to launch new phone