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London streets blockaded as taxi drivers protest against Uber

The city's iconic black cabs brought roads to a standstill in a protest against what drivers see as unfair regulation of the industry.

By April 21, 2015

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YouTube access restored in Turkey after 2-month blockade

Ban on video-sharing site lifted five days after the country's highest court said the move violated freedom of expression.

By June 3, 2014

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Yahoo bus blockaded, puked on in Oakland

Tech-shuttle protests appear to take a turn for the weird as a demonstrator reportedly mounts a bus and vomits down the windshield.

By April 2, 2014

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Lego celebrates May the Fourth with world's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon

This bucket of bricks may not be able to get past a blockade -- or even fly, at all -- but she's still got it where it counts.

By May 3, 2015

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Artist pays tribute to 'Star Wars' with paper and scalpel

Marc Hagan-Guirey explains how he transforms single pieces of paper into intricate scenes from "Star Wars" using the Japanese technique of kirigami.

By May 19, 2015

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Marriott drops its fight to block Wi-Fi hotspots

Following consumer complaints and an FCC fine, the hotel chain withdraws an appeal that had asked the federal agency for some leniency in name of customer security.

By February 2, 2015

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FCC says blocking wireless hotspots is illegal

The agency issues official statement that blocking an individual's personal hotspot, as hotels and convention centers have done, is against the law and subject to fines.

By January 28, 2015

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Air technology and the busting of the Berlin Blockade

Personal bravery and a deft use of air technology settled the first major crisis of the Cold War.

By June 25, 2013

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Search engine DuckDuckGo blocked in China

The privacy-focused website is no longer available to users in mainland China, though its CEO isn't exactly sure why.

By September 22, 2014

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Intel snared in $6B Israel divestiture hoax

A fake press release says the chipmaker is pulling out of its $6 billion investment because of the "destruction and loss of life resulting from Israel's recent assault on Gaza."

By August 7, 2014