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Phil Spencer on Xbox One 'always-on' debacle: 'We could have been more clear'

On the final day of the Game Developers Conference, the head of Microsoft Studios opens up about the Xbox One's tumultuous road to launch and the company's indie game relationship.

By Mar. 21, 2014


Cat ladies take over the Australian Christian Lobby domain

An Australian Christian Lobby domain name has been snapped up and turned into a Web site for the Australian Cat Ladies.

By Apr. 29, 2013


'Ender's Game' author: Where's 'tolerance' now?

After gay-rights activists move to boycott the film version of "Ender's Game" to protest author Orson Scott Card's opposition to gay marriage, Card asks for tolerance of views like his.

By Jul. 10, 2013


Gossip site JuicyCampus.com faces student backlash

The college gossip website JuicyCampus.com has gotten so nasty that it is now facing a backlash from students themselves.

By Feb. 18, 2008


Facebook blocks 'Gay' as last name, but don't push panic button

Social networking site won't let people register with the last name 'Gay,' but it's probably to prevent homophobia, not put it in place.

By Jul. 31, 2007


CNET UK Podcast 158: Can Twitter change the world?

This week on the CNET UK podcast we talked about a geek wedding proposal, wondered if Twitter could change the world and discussed the week's news and our technology cravings

By Oct. 23, 2009


Amazon criticized for deranking 'adult' books

Recent move to delist from its sales ranking system gay and lesbian titles it deemed "adult" raises the ire of some who characterize the move as online censorship.

By Apr. 12, 2009


Tyler Clementi's death is a call to action

The suicide of the 18-year-old Rutgers freshman, who jumped to his death after a roommate used a Webcam to live-stream him kissing another male, prompts more calls to end cyberbullying.

By Oct. 4, 2010


Fox News: Suicide is proof tech dehumanizes

commentary Critics blame social networks and computer cameras for the suicide of Tyler Clementi. Greg Sandoval asserts, however, that people don't need gadgets or the Web to commit acts of cruelty.

By Sep. 30, 2010


The 404 Podcast 471: Where we work for No. 2

It's National Toilet Day today, and Justin isn't here to celebrate. Fortunately, we more than make it up with dozens upon dozens of fecal jokes. Mark Licea of The Green Show joins the show today to talk tech and...lingerie?

By Nov. 19, 2009