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Internet Explorer 'browser ballot' ends, takes market share with it

Microsoft's browser was the dominant force in 2009 when the EU required the company to offer consumers a choice of browsers. But that has changed dramatically over the past several years.

By December 18, 2014

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Carly Fiorina's status update: Out of White House race

The Republican candidate bids farewell to her presidential aspirations via Facebook.

By February 10, 2016

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Donald Trump is an antisocial social media god

Candidates who participated in the Republican debate didn't get as much attention as the candidate who snubbed the event.

By January 29, 2016

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Airbnb gets a victory from San Francisco voters

A ballot initiative in the city would have imposed restrictions on short-term housing rentals.

By November 4, 2015

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Facebook, Google remind you to get out and vote

Both sites are offering visual clues for US citizens to prompt them to vote and help them find the ballot box.

By November 4, 2014

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EU charges Microsoft over breach of 'browser ballot' commitments

European regulators have accused the software giant of failing to uphold commitments it made in 2009 over offering consumers a choice of browser on new Windows PCs.

By October 24, 2012

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Windows 8 gets 'browser ballot' amid EU antitrust probe

European user of Windows 8 can now select their choice of browser, amid an European antitrust investigation into Microsoft's failure to include the software in Windows 7.

By September 10, 2012

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Microsoft, the EU fine, and a browser ballot no one missed

commentary The $732 million penalty levied against Microsoft ignores the reality that the world is changing faster than EU regulators -- or any "ballot" -- can keep up.

By March 7, 2013

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Very absentee ballots: How do astronauts vote?

The International Space Station zips around at 5 miles per second, 230 miles above Earth, but astronauts can still exercise their franchise.

By November 6, 2012

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Pennsylvania e-voting machine casts wrong ballot. Oops

An electronic voting machine was briefly taken offline today when it mistook a vote for Barack Obama as one for Mitt Romney. Republicans say they have reports of the opposite happening too.

By November 6, 2012