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bribes

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HP pays $108M to settle US probes into foreign bribes

The tech giant's subsidiaries in Russia, Poland, and Mexico paid bribes to officials to secure lucrative government contracts, federal investigators allege.

By April 9, 2014

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T-Mobile CEO: AT&T 'bribing customers, but they won't be fooled'

The spitfire executive teases a big CES announcement, claiming "the competition is going to be toast."

By January 3, 2014

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Ep. 1263: Where Caroline bribes us with bacon

After a two-years, Caroline McCarthy finally makes her return to the show to tell us about her time at Google and why she did the impossible and left.

By May 3, 2013

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The 404 1,263: Where Caroline bribes us with bacon (podcast)

After a two-year absence, Caroline McCarthy finally makes her return to the show to tell us about her time at Google and why she did the impossible and left.

By May 3, 2013

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Cinemark bribes moviegoers to not use their phones during films

In a move that's either sheer desperation or sheer genius, Cinemark is rewarding customers with coupons for not using their phones during movies.

By November 15, 2012

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Restaurant offers cell phone bribe

LA's Eva restaurant has had it up to here with cell phones. So it's created a businesslike solution: five percent off if you hand it over.

By August 16, 2012

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Charity Bribes: Coerce celebs for a good cause

Want Donald Trump to post a picture of his hair when he wakes up? You might just get your wish, if a new site that trades amusing celeb stunts for charity dollars takes off.

By March 30, 2012

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Don't try bribing these robot prison guards

Telepresence robots are being deployed to a South Korean prison to help prevent suicides and violence among inmates.

By November 27, 2011

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Feds: IBM bribed South Korea, China officials

IBM has agreed to a settlement of $10 million to settle civil charges. It's being sued by the SEC for using bribes to gain computer equipment contracts.

By March 18, 2011

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Customs agent took bribes to access Fed police databases

Former Customs Service agent and the Mexican drug trafficker who bribed him both go to prison for a scheme involving selling access to massive confidential police databases.

By January 16, 2008