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Two tweets, AU$80,000: Newspaper pays for defamation on Twitter

Typing 140 characters has come at a heavy price for an Australian newspaper after it was ordered to pay AU$80,000 for defaming one of the country's highest ranking politicians in two short tweets.

By June 30, 2015

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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Meet a marsupial that has 14-hour suicidal sex marathons

The dusky antechinus is endangered -- and not only because all the males die from the stress of having too much sex every year.

By June 2, 2015

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Ebola patient's strange symptom: His eye color changes

The Ebola virus can turn a person's blue eyes green, according to a study about an American physician who contracted the virus in Sierra Leone and then watched his eye color change.

By May 8, 2015

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No easy wins for women in discrimination lawsuits

Women may win lawsuits alleging bad behavior in the court of public opinion, but not necessarily where it matters.

By May 6, 2015

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NYC mayor backs tech initiatives with big bucks

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio says he sees the tech industry as the great social equalizer. And he announces funding for new initiatives in broadband deployment and education.

By May 4, 2015

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How Net neutrality helped kill the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Comcast's $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is officially dead, and the companies may have the fiery Net neutrality debate that raged this past year to blame.

By April 26, 2015

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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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YouTube Kids app goes overboard with ads, consumer groups charge

The "hyper-commercialized" YouTube Kids teems with ad tactics deemed illegal on television, watchdogs say -- and they want the FTC to take action.

By April 7, 2015

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Tech leaders are using their voices, influence to speak out on social, political issues

CEOs from Apple, Facebook and Salesforce are utilizing their power to offer their positions on everything from gay rights to immigration to vaccinations. And they're not the only ones.

By April 5, 2015