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Twitter expands threats ban, may lock accounts in aim to limit abuse

Social network says previous policy on violent threats was "unduly narrow." Also, it will suspend accounts or force users to delete tweets if they engage in abusive behavior.

By April 21, 2015

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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015

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Feds charge exec with making app for stalkers, domestic abusers

StealthGenie intercepted communications to and from mobile phones and was undetectable by most users. It was targeted at people who suspected their spouses or significant others of cheating on them.

By September 29, 2014

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Google is abusing its Play power, says third-party Android app store CEO

Aptoide files an antitrust complaint in Europe against the search giant for its handling of alternative app stores.

By June 17, 2014

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Google shows how pathetic those security questions really are

Technically Incorrect: Your mother's maiden name? The name of your first dog? Easy meat for a hacker. Got a clever answer instead? Just try remembering it.

By May 22, 2015

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RadiumOne fires CEO after domestic abuse conviction

Online ad network's board dismisses Gurbaksh Chahal after the company's founder pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery charges related to the beating of his girlfriend.

By April 27, 2014

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Seeking a refund on unwanted text message fees? You may be out of luck

AT&T is one of the four major wireless carriers to agree to pay back customers for fraudulent text message charges, but its settlement may not be sufficient to guarantee a full reimbursement.

By May 19, 2015

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Homebrewed morphine? It's now possible, say researchers

If you have the right strain of yeast and some sugar, whipping up drugs in your kitchen would be almost as easy as brewing a batch of beer.

By May 19, 2015

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The rise of the Internet police

For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world's largest social networks are doing something about it.

By May 13, 2015

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Everyday injustices for working women: The slights add up

Commentary: If you want to make a difference in gender equality, consider the subtle and often subconscious ways in which women are overlooked, devalued and underestimated in the business world.

By May 9, 2015