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ethics

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The ethical problem with Facebook's emotional experiment

Facebook teamed up with academia to manipulate users' emotions in a week-long science experiment, but users had no idea they were test subjects. CNET's Bridget Carey explains Facebook's latest controversy.

By June 30, 2014

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The 404 1,511: Where we choose business ethics (podcast)

How Twitter killed the movie web site, the best way to request time off work by exploiting your kids, advancing surveillance technology in the workplace (read: spies), and a totally real new startup wants to mail you quarters every month to do laundry.

By June 23, 2014

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The 404 1,511: Where we choose business ethics

How Twitter killed the movie web site, the best way to request time off work by exploiting your kids, advancing surveillance technology in the workplace (read: spies), and a totally real new startup wants to mail you quarters every month to do laundry.

By June 23, 2014

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Wearables with augmented reality are mind-blowing -- and an ethical nightmare

A panel of industry experts at CES 2014 discusses the ethical quandaries and shared responsibilities with the augmented reality and head-mounted wearables that will change our lives as dramatically as the smartphone.

By January 8, 2014

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'Any-color-on-Earth' pen pulled from Kickstarter, now Tilt

After requests for more detailed information from two crowdfunding platforms, the creators behind the Scribble pen are seeking funding elsewhere.

By September 8, 2014

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FairPhone ethically-sourced phone hits target, out in autumn

The FairPhone is built using ethically-sourced minerals, and using factories with a good employment conditions record.

By June 6, 2013

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Google X project has lofty goal: Prevent disease

Google's audacious research arm has already invested in driverless cars and Wi-Fi balloons. Now a new "moon shot" will try to tackle health care by examining what it means to be healthy.

By July 25, 2014

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How the 'most hated person in SF' learned tech's limits (Q&A)

Brian Mayer, creator of controversial service ReservationHop, learned what it's like to have a tech creation reviled by the masses. Now, he intends to make things right.

By July 14, 2014

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After psych study, Facebook's mood shows disconnect

Commentary: Even the journal that published the results of Facebook's manipulation of news feeds has expressed concern. But Facebook seems to be saying "Come on, stop complaining."

By July 5, 2014

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Google, Microsoft brands bigger than Apple's? One study says yes

The FutureBrand Top 100 Index asks "informed consumers" to rate brands. Google comes first. Apple is beaten even by Microsoft.

By July 1, 2014