2010 Results for

national opt-out day

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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.

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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

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I support Net neutrality, but that is not what the FCC just did

Commentary: The new regulatory action by the FCC has sweeping implications for the Internet, and the price we will pay over time for this radical shift will be severe.

By February 27, 2015

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​Eight Valentine's Day apps you should use

Valentine's Day may not be your favorite holiday, but you're still on the hook. Use these apps to help make the best of it.

By February 6, 2015

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Celebrate National Doughnut Day with this Chewbacca treat

Make this adorkable DIY doughnut of everyone's favorite "Star Wars" Wookiee -- Chewbacca. He's cute, tasty, and a little chewy.

By June 6, 2014

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Need to sober up? A shot of the 'love hormone' could do the trick

Researchers from Australia and Germany find that buzzed mice treated with oxytocin act less drunk than normal. Could the findings have implications for sloshed humans?

By February 24, 2015

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Nation shows how to fight exam cheating -- shut off the Web

Uzbekistan only wants the best of the best to succeed. So it finds a simple way to achieve it: shut off the technology during university entrance exams.

By August 5, 2014

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Strange 'double blob' atop Martian atmosphere puzzles scientists

Long fingerlike tendrils poked out from the part of the Red Planet known as the "Martian limb" and astronomers are scratching their heads over the cause.

By February 17, 2015

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​FAA's liberal proposed rules win allies in drone business

The US government agency's suggested regulations won't let Amazon deliver packages, but they generally make it very easy for businesses to use drones.

By February 17, 2015

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Forgotten Apollo moon artifacts found in Neil Armstrong's closet

A hidden treasure trove of gear flown on the Apollo 11 mission to the moon sees the light of day after Neil Armstrong's widow shares the find with the Smithsonian.

By February 9, 2015