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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 Jun. 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 Apr. 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 Feb. 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 Dec. 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 Nov. 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 Nov. 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 Nov. 12, 2013

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Mark Zuckerberg: Just call him Mr. Controversy

The sprightly and fast-talking Facebook chief has a penchant for the contentious.

By Sep. 11, 2013

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Google's July 4th doodle celebrates dogs, not controversy

To celebrate the Fourth of July, Google's doodlers let you travel with some animated dogs across America's fine land.

By Jul. 4, 2013