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Yahoo lets users opt out of targeted advertising

In response to Congressional inquiry, company announces it is allowing consumers to opt out of customized advertising on Yahoo.com.

By August 8, 2008

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Father's Day Tech Gift Guide

Forget the neckties and wristwatches, and get the Dad in your life the tech he really wants. You might even find a little something for yourself along the way.


PG&E offers opt-out for smart meters at a cost

California utility responds to critics of smart meters by offering an option to turn off the radio. But because of higher costs to read meters, it will charge consumers up to $20 a month to opt out.

By March 25, 2011


Doctors' app scares people from their screens -- for their own good

Technically Incorrect: A group of Belgian optometrists say that you need to regularly avert your eyes from the screen. So they create an app that regularly sends you disturbing images.

By October 8, 2015


'Ultra-thin invisibility skin cloak' could one day be worn like a garment

Scientists have created a thin cloak that can render anything it covers undetectable, and that proves yet again that we're living in the science fiction future.

By September 17, 2015


Those were just 'Big Bang Theory' lines, says doc facing suspension

Technically Incorrect: A doctor in the UK uses the television comedy as his defense for remarks to female co-workers.

By October 5, 2015


Tim Cook: A back door for the good guys is a back door for the bad guys

Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO says that encryption is "a must" in today's world. He believes that everyone is coming around to that view. Except, perhaps, the FBI.

By October 2, 2015


Meet the Nepalese-American death metal guitarist who just found water on Mars

Luju Ojha is a graduate student, guitarist and scientific jack-of-all-trades who helped find water on Mars, all at an age when many people are still living in their parents' basement.

By September 28, 2015


FCC: Lyft took users for a ride regarding robocalls, texts

The Federal Communications Commission learns the ride-hailing company's terms of service said users could opt out of marketing messages but that no such option existed.

By September 11, 2015


India's Modi, in Facebook talk, pushes Internet as key way to govern

In a question-and-answer session at Facebook's headquarters, Indian prime minister discusses governing through social media and expanding Internet access.

By September 27, 2015


Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think

The CNET News team ventured out this summer to see how the world's innovation hot spots compared with the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's what we learned during Road Trip 2015.

By September 27, 2015