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UK broadband project running two years late, auditors chide

The project is also expected to cost £207m more than planned -- a bill that will be footed by the taxpayers.

By July 5, 2013

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Google called back to Parliament to defend UK tax situation

Google has been asked to return to Parliament to once again defend its tax arrangements in the UK after an investigation by Reuters.

By May 1, 2013

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Facebook opens vote on policy changes, addresses privacy concerns

The site's proposed policy changes are officially open for a vote. Think it's a farce? The company's calling in an independent auditor.

By December 3, 2012

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Samsung denies employing child workers at its supplier

Samsung has denied any child workers were employed at the factory where its mobile phones are made.

By December 16, 2012

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Group says it found child workers at Samsung supplier factory

China Labor Watch says an investigation found at least three girls under the age of 16 working at an HTNS Shenzhen Co. factory that assembles Samsung cell phones. But Samsung denies the workers were underage.

By December 14, 2012

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Facebook: No more voting, but we're still listening

The social network makes its results official. Though people won't be able to vote anymore, Facebook promises other ways for public engagement in the future.

By December 11, 2012

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Dismal voter turnout may doom Facebook's quasi-democracy

Facebook will abolish users' ability to veto its policy changes unless 300 million people cast a vote. Without a huge spike before today's noon deadline, user voting rights are history.

By December 10, 2012

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Canada's stimulus plan advertised on The Pirate Bay

Whoops. Perhaps an ad on a notorious piracy-oriented file-sharing site is not the best way to encourage Canadians to spend money. The government says it was all a mistake.

By September 29, 2012

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'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers

Debby Chan, a human rights activist based in Hong Kong, has led the battle to improve conditions for employees of China's giant contract manufacturers

By September 25, 2012

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Congressional report dings Microsoft, HP for avoiding taxes

Report examines how two of technology's biggest companies exploited weaknesses and loopholes in tax and accounting rules. But they're not doing anything illegal.

By September 20, 2012