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Banker allegedly sends police drunk-driving pics, police not amused

A Chinese banker allegedly posts Weibo pictures of himself at the wheel with captions such as "Is ten beers too much?" The police decide it is, indeed, all too much.

By May 28, 2014

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Banker sleeps on keyboard, mistakenly transfers $293M

An employee of a German bank is supposed to make a transfer of 62.40 euros, but somehow he falls asleep on the keyboard and continually presses the number 2.

By June 11, 2013

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Facebook, bankers want IPO lawsuit thrown out of court

The social network and its underwriters have asked the court to throw out a lawsuit that claims the company misled investors prior to its IPO, Reuters reports.

By May 1, 2013

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Chop-e electric 2-wheeler defies easy categorization

This battery-powered, fat-tired, low-slung ride is an odd breed that exemplifies the modern, global entrepreneurial spirit.

By November 6, 2014

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Vexed in the city: If you're moving to San Francisco, bring cash. Lots of cash

Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.

By August 20, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Google finds right to be forgotten 'difficult', but says it's 'learning'

A Google spokesperson confronted by the BBC over the removal of articles from search results admits it is in a "learning process."

By July 4, 2014

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Speeders beware: This cop car's a race car

UK police force decides the best way to combat speeding is to co-opt an Ariel Atom, which goes from 0-60 in 2.5 seconds and is surely the world's fastest cop car.

By June 5, 2014

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When a flying motorbike hits you in the face, film it for YouTube

Over Memorial Day weekend, a Pennsylvania race track sees an astonishing collision. Thankfully, the victim is wearing a camera.

By May 29, 2014

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Woman gets $50 fine for Facebook comment

A county employee interprets the woman's Facebook comment to mean she visited an Illinois dog park without a permit.

By May 29, 2014