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Petition asks Nintendo to name character after Robin Williams

Over 100,000 people have signed the petition, though it's not clear yet whether Nintendo might bring Williams to a future title.

By August 18, 2014

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Fans want Weird Al for the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Over 40,000 fans have signed a petition asking the NFL to invite parody singer Weird Al Yankovic to headline the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

By August 7, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Judge decides Apple's $450M e-books settlement is OK after all

US District Court Judge Denise Cote originally took issue with the settlement because Apple could end up only paying $70 million.

By August 1, 2014

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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Apple could fork over $400M to settle e-books price-fixing suit

The settlement hinges on the success or failure of the company's appeal of a ruling that found it conspired with publishers to fix prices.

By July 16, 2014

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Apple settles state AGs' e-book antitrust lawsuit

The settlement comes less than a month before the scheduled beginning of the trial, in which $840 million in damages was sought from Apple.

By June 16, 2014

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Appeals court nixes Apple bid to delay e-books damages trial

The petition sought emergency stay pending the resolution of an appeal concerning the case's class status.

By May 29, 2014

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Online petition to deport Justin Bieber fails

Despite garnering 100,000 signatures, the petition to ask the White House to remove the Canadian heartthrob from the US gets a very political reply.

By April 20, 2014

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SNL's Obama kisses Bieber for HealthCare.gov

What would it take to get 10 million people to sign up on HealthCare.gov in 48 hours? "Saturday Night Live" thinks selfies, cats, and celebrities are the answer.

By March 30, 2014