The Linux-based Ubuntu operating system is to work on smartphones, allowing users to run full-scale programs on handsets designed for Android.
The first large OLED television, which promises higher image quality than LCD sets, goes on sale in South Korea.
A Chinese search engine which linked to pirated content is shut down after appearing on a US blacklist.
Up to one million euros worth of Apple products has been stolen from a central Paris Apple store.
More than a billion pounds was spent in 2012 for the first time on downloaded videos, music and games.
Mobile phone technology is used to tell visitors why more than 80 Canadian war graves are located outside a Denbighshire church.
A look at the emerging technologies of the near future.
BBC News Website invites three experts to discuss the trends that will shape the technology landscape in 2013 and beyond.