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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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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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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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Facebook deletes controversial privacy policy language

The social network amends its privacy policy by taking out a line related to teen users and advertising.

By November 15, 2013

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Dart, Google's controversial Web language, turns 1.0

Google releases the JavaScript alternative, saying it's ready for use on the real-world Web, even if the company hasn't won over browser rivals.

By November 14, 2013

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Microsoft chucks controversial staff-ranking system

A 2012 cover story by Vanity Fair famously bashed Microsoft and CEO Steve Ballmer for the stack ranking process. Now that system has been thrown out.

By November 12, 2013

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Ellison retrospective: An original straight out of central casting

Oracle's founder, who stepped down Thursday as CEO, has carved out a unique -- and sometimes controversial -- persona as a titan of tech.

By September 18, 2014

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Coaches could challenge refs with TV replays, says soccer boss Sepp Blatter

The controversial World Cup boss appears to soften his stance on technology with proposals for TV replays aiding appeals from coaches.

By September 8, 2014