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OKCupid pulls Firefox boycott letter

Firefox users are no longer being urged to boycott the browser after OKCupid protested the anti-gay views expressed by Mozilla's new CEO.

By April 2, 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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Cameron says boycott sites that don't tackle online bullying

David Cameron has called for a boycott on websites that don't tackle bullying, following the death of 14-year-old Hannah Smith.

By August 8, 2013

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Twitter boycott begins in response to continuing threats

A 24-hour Twitter boycott is in action, with plenty of people taking a day off to raise awareness of online abuse.

By August 4, 2013

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After Uber's stumble, is it Lyft and Sidecar's time to shine?

Both Lyft and Sidecar see significant bumps in business after Uber's publicity blunders, but it appears it'll take more than a boycott to oust the top dog.

By November 26, 2014

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How to delete your Uber account

Have you sworn off Uber for good? If so, here's how you can delete your account.

By November 20, 2014

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Buycott app lets you boycott dodgy companies

A new "ethical shopping" app uses a barcode scanner so that you can check the provenance of the products you buy.

By May 14, 2013

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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

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Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014

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Google yanks BombGaza game for violating app policies

A game that encourages players to "drop bombs" on Gaza is pulled from Google Play after public backlash.

By August 4, 2014