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SXSW owns up to 'mistake,' schedules harassment summit

The popular interactive festival will hold an all-day summit after suffering a backlash for canceling two sessions on the harassment of women in the video gaming culture.

By October 30, 2015


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


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


'Mad Max: Fury Road' was all that -- and I want even more

Opinion: "Fury Road" lives up to the hype as a truly great action movie. So CNET's Kelsey Adams is driving the wrong way with a little "Yes, but..."

By June 13, 2015


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


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


EU: Amazon's tax 'advantage' in Luxembourg hurts Europe

The preliminary results of a European Union investigation sound like tax trouble is brewing for Amazon.

By January 16, 2015


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


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


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