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malpractice

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Does cloud computing need malpractice safeguards?

With the value of consumer's online information increasing every year, do the old "you can't blame us" mentality of software and Internet-based services have to go?

By Nov. 1, 2009

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Play more 'Warcraft,' get sued for malpractice less

A report from the Boston Herald that video games are good for you.

By Aug. 18, 2008

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James Bond had a drinking problem, researchers conclude

Agent 007's love of "shaken, not stirred" martinis may have been a result of alcohol-induced tremors, say the authors of a silly study examining Bond's health. They also estimate he'd die by 56.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Google spars with Spain over data privacy

The search giant and Spanish officials can't agree on when data should be deleted from Google's pages.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Researchers cite 'dramatic' increase in CT scans for kids

Even though the appendicitis rate for kids hasn't gone up, the percentage of children who get CT scans after going to the ER for stomach pain has skyrocketed, raising cancer concerns.

By Oct. 8, 2012

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U.K. inquiry clears climate scientists in e-mail row

A second investigation into the incident finds no evidence of scientific malpractice but criticizes the unit's handling of statistics.

By Apr. 14, 2010

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Google's European conundrum: When does privacy mean censorship?

Though Google is a U.S. company, its American rights don't transpose across the pond. A court case will determine whether Google has to comply with EU law, which could have far-reaching consequences for European users.

By Mar. 1, 2013

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Frauds: An ugly, old journalism tradition

ZDNet uncovered the duplicity of a blogger at another tech Web site. But while the medium (and the pay) has changed, bunco artists are nothing new in media.

By Feb. 22, 2010

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Leaked docs rehash Winklevoss-Facebook drama

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who have alleged for years that Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for a social-networking site, are still claiming Facebook misled them about its valuation when they received a multimillion-dollar settlement in 2008.

By Dec. 9, 2010

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Why social media gives your doctor an ulcer

Social search and question-and-answer sites are full of queries about how to treat injuries or deal with illnesses. It seems like an opportunity for physicians chime in, but there are roadblocks.

By Feb. 25, 2011