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Controversial 'Airbnb law' approved by SF supervisors

Legislation allows property owners and tenants to use websites to rent out their homes, apartments and rooms on a temporary basis.

By October 7, 2014

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At World Cup, goal-line tech causes controversy

During France vs. Honduras, most naked eyes say the ball didn't cross the goal line, but new technology disagreed.

By June 15, 2014

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Uber drives home its point in taxi app controversy

Uber has hit back at criticism from London cabbies with a statement claiming the controversial e-hailing app is "bringing competition to an industry that hasn't evolved in years."

By May 27, 2014

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Mozilla CEO Eich resigns after gay-marriage controversy

Brendan Eich steps down following calls for his ouster over his support for California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8.

By April 3, 2014

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Sen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law'

The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a law that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites.

By October 20, 2014

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Controversy after cops' aggressive arrest of jogger wearing earbuds

In Austin, Texas, bystanders photograph and film an arrest made by officers of a jogging woman, who claims she couldn't hear the policemen because she was wearing earbuds. The arrest, for alleged jaywalking, appears to some excessive.

By February 22, 2014

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Google's Schmidt: 'I resigned from Apple board for the right reasons'

Google chairman and former CEO defends his controversial stint on the board of bitter rival Apple at an event Thursday in London.

By October 16, 2014

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Twitter announces about-face on controversial new blocking rules

A firestorm had erupted after the social network relaxed blocking rules, allowing blocked users to see everything the blocker tweeted.

By December 12, 2013

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San Francisco passes 'Airbnb law,' one step closer to making rentals legal

The Board of Supervisors votes to allow short-term rentals, ignoring Sen. Dianne Feinstein's heeding that the law could be detrimental to the city.

By October 21, 2014

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Microsoft CEO ​Nadella: Company has no pay gap between men, women

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella pushes new services from the world's largest software maker. But his controversial comments on women in tech earlier this month remain a focus of attention.

By October 20, 2014