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Tech Retrospect: Google gets Nest and Obama curbs the NSA -- slightly

Miss a few stories this week? We'll get you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By January 17, 2014

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House passes bill aimed at curbing patent troll lawsuits

Innovation Act aims to discourage frivolous lawsuits by creating new requirements plaintiffs must meet to file patent infringement lawsuits.

By December 5, 2013

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Xbox One and PS4 act quickly to curb swearing and nudity

Even though the Xbox One only went on sale on Friday, users are being banned for uploading videos with too much swearing.

By November 26, 2013

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Curb kicks the heat out from under hot laptops

Curb is a simple but practical laptop stand designed to make cooler computing both comfortable and portable.

By September 5, 2013

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New app could curb underage drinking by spotting fake IDs

The barZapp app lets users scan licenses from every U.S. state as well as the Canadian provinces with an iPhone.

By July 26, 2013

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House narrowly rejects bid to curb NSA domestic surveillance

Politicians fail to block National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program that vacuums up Americans' phone call metadata. But privacy advocates say they're encouraged.

By July 24, 2013

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Watch out, tech firms: Governments plan to curb tax-skirting

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has a 15-point plan designed to stop corporations from moving profits overseas and thus saving billions of dollars from being taxed.

By July 19, 2013

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Now parking enforcement to wear body cameras?

Miami Beach proposes that many city officials, including building inspectors, should wear cameras.

By August 23, 2014

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Want to curb texting and driving? Turn it into a joke

An Australian train safety campaign called "Dumb Ways to Die" is winning big at this week's Cannes Advertising Festival. Might such a jokey style persuade those who cannot help texting at the wheel?

By June 18, 2013

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Smartphone kill switch could save US consumers $3.4B, study says

If kill switches became standard in all phones, consumers could save big on replacement phones and insurance coverage, according to a researcher from Creighton University.

By July 29, 2014