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Robot roadkill: Adorable hitchhiking Hitchbot found mutilated

Hitchbot was trying to make its way across the US, relying on the kindness of strangers. This weekend it was found beheaded. This is why we can't have nice things, America!

By August 3, 2015

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Journalist with links to Anonymous sentenced to 5 years in prison

Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.

By January 22, 2015

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Uber says employee tracked journalist because she was late

Sen. Al Franken, who raised concerns about the ride-sharing startup's privacy policies, says he is concerned about the lack of detail in Uber's response.

By December 15, 2014

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Uber 'disciplines' exec accused of tracking journalist, but offers little detail

The car-hailing service says it has "taken disciplinary actions" against an executive who purportedly used an internal tool to track a reporter's whereabouts. But what those actions are isn't clear.

By November 29, 2014

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Uber exec wanted to 'dig up dirt' on journalists

The popular ride-sharing service has a controversy on its hands after a senior executive said he wanted to investigate reporters critical of the company.

By November 18, 2014

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Google denies accessing journalist's email to spy on leakers

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has charged Google with accessing his Gmail account to find out who leaked news to him. Google denies it ever happened.

By March 26, 2014

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Drone maker 3D Robotics sees the future, and it is apps

For Road Trip 2015, we travel to the outskirts of San Diego to check in with a company trying to democratize drone software for the world, a la smartphones and app stores.

By July 16, 2015

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Inside Comic-Con 2015: Drowning in fandom at the vortex of pop culture

For Road Trip 2015, a journey to Comic-Con reveals just how long fans are willing to wait to see celebrity panels about upcoming films and TV shows. This year's must-stand-in-line event: the upcoming "Star Wars" film.

By July 13, 2015

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Iron Man partners with drone in new Marvel comic

Gotta love brands. Marvel partners with drone maker DJI on a new "Iron Man" comic that gives Tony Stark a leg up on the bad guys thanks to a DJI Phantom quadcopter.

By July 10, 2015

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When hackers get hacked: Secretive spy software team falls victim to attack

Unhappy with Hacking Team for allegedly selling software to repressive governments, hackers publish stolen data.

By July 6, 2015