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Danica Patrick sniffs at animal activists for getting GoDaddy puppy ad pulled

Technically Incorrect: The GoDaddy Super Bowl ad, which mocked Budweiser's puppy ads, should have aired, says the famous driver and GoDaddy spokeswoman.

By February 12, 2015

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Activist investor pushes for Yahoo-AOL merger

In an open letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the investment management firm Starboard makes its case for the oft-rumored pair-up.

By September 26, 2014

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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014

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Activist group to debut barcode-scanning boycott Israel app

The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement is coming out with a smartphone app that can scan products to see if the manufacturer has ties to Israel.

By March 13, 2014

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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

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Uber partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By March 21, 2015

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Reuters websites go down in China

The English and Chinese sites for the news service have been inaccessible since late Thursday, but the reason isn't clear.

By March 20, 2015

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Yahoo lays off hundreds as it shuts down operations in China

The Beijing office, which employed about 300 workers in research and development, was Yahoo's only physical presence in mainland China.

By March 18, 2015

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Facebook now lets you describe your gender

The latest move is a step away from the previous process that required you to choose from a list of predefined genders.

By February 27, 2015

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Google reverses ban on explicit Blogger content

The tech giant makes a hasty U-turn on its decision to ban sexually explicit content from Blogger blogs.

By February 27, 2015