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Seattle grants Uber, Lyft drivers right to unionize

The ordinance gives workers for ride-hailing companies the ability to bargain for better pay and other benefits. Both Uber and Lyft have opposed giving their drivers the right to create unions.

By December 15, 2015

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Dying man granted 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' screening

Star Wars fan Daniel Fleetwood, who's dying of cancer, isn't sure he'll survive to the movie's release date. So the Internet comes to the rescue.

By November 5, 2015

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Uber suffers loss as judge grants drivers' suit class action status

A California judge rules that the employee vs. independent-contractor case that was limited to three drivers can now be expanded to thousands of drivers.

By September 1, 2015

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Gamer's wish granted: He can pay for Fallout 4 with real bottle caps

Digital bottle caps are the de facto currency in the wastelands of Fallout 4, but Bethesda Softworks accepted one guy's ingenious plea to let him pay for the game with real ones.

By June 25, 2015

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CIA posts its own 'X-Files' of UFO reports online

Agents Scully and Mulder might have been on the right track believing in extraterrestrial life. The real-life Central Intelligence Agency publishes declassified UFO documents on its website.

By January 31, 2016

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Woman granted permission to serve divorce papers via Facebook

A Manhattan Supreme Court justice grants a woman permission to serve her elusive husband divorce papers via a private Facebook message. Is this a sign of what's to come?

By April 6, 2015

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Apple envisions a hovering finger controlling the iPhone

A new patent proposes a screen that can react to your finger simply gesturing above it.

By February 2, 2016

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Google wants to park drone-delivered goods in your garage

A patent granted to the tech titan details a "delivery receptacle" designed to make sure you actually get your packages.

By January 27, 2016

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I watched live from my first-grade class as Challenger exploded

Commentary: Thirty years ago, seven astronauts lost their lives in front of a global TV audience, including millions of schoolchildren. The event affected one of those kids in profound and lasting ways.

By January 27, 2016

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Is Far Cry Primal different enough from its predecessors?

With Far Cry Primal, Ubisoft hopes to push the series into the brutal realities of the Stone Age.

By January 25, 2016