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Vexed in the City

This CNET special report examines the tech controversy gripping San Francisco.

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Facebook apologizes to gay community, alters identity policy

The world's largest social network says it will create a "fix" for people caught up in the company's "real-name policy."

By October 1, 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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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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Will Apple replace your bent iPhone 6? It depends

The device must pass certain guidelines covered in an iPhone Visual Inspection Test, according to an Apple support rep who chatted with The Next Web.

By September 25, 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