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Bose is seeking damages for use of its features on Beats Studio and Beats Studio Wireless. Bose seeks sales ban of Apple's Beats iPhone 6, Facebook and Samsung feature in this week's biggest tech stories. The week's biggest tech news in pictures Lenovo's prototype uses a separate battery pack situated around the user's neck. Lenovo unveils Google Glass rival Online encyclopaedia reports "persistent disruptive editing" from government PCs. Wikipedia blocks US Congress page edits Screenshot of the virtual reality headset's companion app leaks online. Samsung Gear VR interface revealed Future iPhones could detect when users are exercising and disable notifications. iOS patent mutes alerts during workouts Supermarket giant offering 4G LTE speeds to its PAYG users with no price hike. Tesco Mobile customers upgraded to 4G Windows Phone handset can be charged with enough Apples and potatoes. Nokia Lumia 930 charged by fruit and veg Pink model of the handset is exclusively available through Carphone Warehouse. HTC One M8 handset looks pretty in pink Latest leaked image suggests the handset will feature a rounded design. Xperia Z3 appears up close in photo leak The broadcaster's British arm merges with its European counterparts. BSkyB acquires Sky Italia from Fox Facebook Messenger users could one day book taxi cabs through the service. Facebook Messenger to add Uber support? A surge in revenue isn't enough to prevent overall losses for the retail giant. Amazon reports quartertly loss of $126m Passengers can pay using contactless payment cards or an NFC-ready smartphone. London Tubes to add contactless payments The company allows downloads of comics from selected publishers. comiXology introduces DRM-free backups Users affected by the 2011 outage will be able to choose content packages. Sony agrees to $15 million PSN settlement The company first launched the Chromecast in the US on July 24, 2013. Google celebrates Chromecast's 1st birthday Some users noticed a "one tap photo messaging app" on Instagram for Android. Is this Instagram's Snapchat competitor? Spongebob Squarepants and Peppa Pig episodes now available on demand. NOW TV adds Nickelodeon and Nick Jnr Approximately 77.5 million unique users visit BBC Sport during World Cup month. BBC Sport breaks online traffic records Model drone tracks down an Alzheimer's sufferer who was missing for three days. Drone locates missing person in US Windows Phone executive Joe Belfiore promises not to abandon the platform. Microsoft is committed to Xbox Music Korean firm enlists help of the Facebook-owned company for its own headset. Samsung 'working with Oculus VR' Retail listing suggests that Apple could continue its plastic-backed C line. Apple iPhone 6C cases listed by retailer Visa is expected to support the iPhone maker's new payments solution. Apple 'in talks over mobile wallet tech' Social networking magnate to give evidence against Paul Ceglia in court. Facebook CEO to testify at forgery trial New Google Maps feature to be rolled out on iOS and Android this week. Google Maps wants you to 'Explore' Aluminium-touting handset said to feature same display as Samsung Galaxy S3. Samsung Galaxy Alpha photos, specs leak iPhone maker allegedly planning to round off the year with new Mac hardware. Apple 'readying 12-inch MacBook Pro' South Korean firm's smartphone division sees 20% gains year-on-year. LG global smartphone sales reach 14.5m Uber abruptly revives its Windows Phone app following its removal last summer. Uber returns to Windows Phone devices The Sky GO app is also expected to launch on PS4 this year. Now TV app out now on PlayStation 4 Sony's newest update launches one week after the firm improved system stability. Imminent PS4 update adding Blu-ray support Mobile advertising now contributes the most towards Facebook's revenue. Facebook announces $2.91bn in revenue The company's gamepad goes through another redesign. Steam Controller adds analog stick The next update will automatically find contacts from your phone's address book. Skype for Android to sync address book Foursquare has already separated its social elements into new app Swarm. Foursquare teases new look, new approach Ofcom says fewer than one in seven customers are activating the feature. UK broadband users shunning porn filters Users who signed up for the public beta programme can download the OS on Thursday. OS X Yosemite beta available tomorrow Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster pits the digital assistants against each other. Google Now vs Siri: Who came out on top?