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Fund this: Petite Loop adds a wrist strap to your smartphone

This clever Kickstarter project leverages your existing case to provide a secure, inexpensive strap.

By 22 November 2014

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Petition asks Nintendo to name character after Robin Williams

Over 100,000 people have signed the petition, though it's not clear yet whether Nintendo might bring Williams to a future title.

By 19 August 2014

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​ACCC petitioned over Telstra 'misuse of market power'

One of Telstra's mobile competitors has accused the telco of misusing its market power and providing "sub standard services" in regional Australia.

By 3 July 2014

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Online petition to deport Justin Bieber fails

Despite garnering 100,000 signatures, the petition to ask the White House to remove the Canadian heartthrob from the US gets a very political reply.

By 21 April 2014

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Obama's commerce secretary to petition Silicon Valley on jobs

Secretary Penny Pritzker will meet with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on Monday, and Facebook and others after that.

By 22 February 2014

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​FAA's liberal proposed rules win allies in drone business

The US government agency's suggested regulations won't let Amazon deliver packages, but they generally make it very easy for businesses to use drones.

By 18 February 2015

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White House to rule soon on petition to deport Justin Bieber

An online petition that secured 220,000 signatures has forced the US government to consider the fate of the Canadian pop star. The White House's press secretary says it is being mulled.

By 1 February 2014

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To tip or not to tip drivers, that is Uber's question

People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping by including an in-app gratuity feature.

By 16 February 2015

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Heat Map Microwave: Nuke your food with thermal Predator-vision

A prototype microwave invented by a former NASA engineer shows a heat map of your chow as you blast it, so you can see exactly when it's hit the right temperature.

By 13 February 2015

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Marriott drops its fight to block Wi-Fi hotspots

Following consumer complaints and an FCC fine, the hotel chain withdraws an appeal that had asked the federal agency for some leniency in name of customer security.

By 3 February 2015