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Apple halts use of two harmful chemicals in iPhone assembly

​The tech giant bans the use of benzene and n-hexane in the final assembly of its devices and lowers the maximum use in early production phases.

By August 13, 2014


Researcher: Apple developer site hack? I meant no harm

A security researcher believes he's the reason Apple shut down its developer center but claims he was simply reporting a bunch of bugs.

By July 22, 2013


Microsoft declares WebGL 'harmful' to security

Just after a security firm raises new WebGL concerns, Microsoft declares the 3D Web graphics technology unsafe. Universal browser support for WebGL seems very unlikely.

By June 16, 2011


Electronic nose detects harmful airborne substances

Researchers say their device, which includes a computer chip, USB ports, and temperature and humidity sensors, will be the size of a credit card.

By August 21, 2012


Import bans over patents cause 'substantial harm,' FTC says

Trade agency suggests limiting the use of bans to block imports based on patents that are part of industry standards.

By June 6, 2012


WikiLeaks app banned by Apple, branded 'illegal' and 'harmful'

Apple has removed an unofficial WikiLeaks app from the App Store, the latest in a series of major companies to block services or funding to the whistleblower site.

By December 22, 2010


Instagram follows Tumblr, Pinterest; bans self-harm posts

Like Tumblr and Pinterest before it, the popular online photo-sharing service is banning content that encourages eating disorders, self-mutilation, or suicide.

By April 21, 2012


Routine mammography's potential harm: Overdiagnosis

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health estimate that for every 2,500 women invited to screening, only one life will be saved.

By April 3, 2012


NASA: Space flight may harm your eyesight

Brain scans of astronauts who were in space for lengthy periods suggest a significant occurrence of a condition that can affect vision.

By March 14, 2012


LightSquared network still harms GPS, says draft report

Planned wireless network, which has raised concern over problems with personal or military GPS devices, caused "harmful interference" to receivers used in recent government testing, say reports that cite draft results. Company cries foul.

By December 10, 2011