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deception

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Feds say skin cancer apps are deceptive

The Federal Trade Commission charges several promoters of supposed melanoma-detection apps with deceptive marketing and says they must provide evidence to back up their claims.

By February 24, 2015

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The Dell XPS 13 packs a 13-inch display into a deceptively compact shell

Don't be fooled by the small footprint: there's a quad-HD screen and Intel Broadwell CPU inside.

By January 6, 2015

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T-Mobile slams AT&T, Verizon's 'deceptive' early upgrade plans

T-Mobile says its Jump program is materially different than early upgrade programs its larger rivals offer and it wants to educate the customer.

By July 22, 2013

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Microsoft, Nokia blast 'deceptive' Google in Android protest

Microsoft and Nokia are complaining to EU watchdogs that Google is using Android to carve a monopoly on smart phones and tablets.

By April 9, 2013

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Man arrested for refusing to give phone passcode to border agents

Technically Incorrect: A Quebec resident believes his cell phone is personal. So when Canadian border agents wanted to search it, he says no.

By March 6, 2015

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Accused 'revenge porn site' operator: Take down my private photos

Technically Incorrect: Craig Brittain, who allegedly ran a site where people post nude photos of former paramours, issues takedown notices under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ordering Google to remove pictures of him.

By February 25, 2015

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iMessage spam deluge traced to knock-offs in China

Text message spam is best ignored, but when a security researcher followed a trail of deception laid out on Apple's iMessage he became the proud owner of cheap designer accessories from China.

By October 24, 2014

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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Group in Portugal alleges 'deceptive' AppleCare policies

An organization known as the Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection says it wants Apple to "properly" inform Portuguese consumers about their rights.

By July 18, 2012

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Physicist offers $30,000 to disprove climate change

A physics professor and climate change expert is offering $30,000 of his own money to anyone who can provide irrefutable proof that man-made climate change doesn't exist.

By June 30, 2014