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Apple 'offended' by BBC claim that factories violate labor rights

An executive sends a memo to employees to dismiss BBC reporting that claims Chinese workers at an Apple supplier continue to be treated poorly.

By December 19, 2014

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DeGrasse Tyson offends some with Isaac Newton Christmas Day tweet

The astrophysicist reminds that Christmas Day commemorated the birth of a child who would change the world: Isaac Newton. Not everyone is impressed.

By December 28, 2014

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The 404 Show: Bayonetta 2 and the art of being offended, NY Comic Con review

Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive title that is getting near-perfect scores across the board, though a few reviewers take issue with the amount of objectification towards women the game has. We'll ask a woman what she thinks. Also, a New York Comic Con review!

By October 13, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,565: Bayonetta 2 and the art of being offended, NY Comic Con review (podcast)

Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive title that is getting near-perfect scores across the board, though a few reviewers take issue with the amount of objectification towards women the game has. We'll ask a woman what she thinks. Also, a New York Comic Con review!

By October 13, 2014

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YouTube enrolls 'super flaggers' to watch for offending videos

In an invite-only program, Google's video-sharing site gives roughly 200 people, government agencies, and organizations the power to flag up to 20 videos at a time.

By March 17, 2014

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Can one woman change the way Uber operates?

After allegedly being raped by her Uber driver in Delhi, an Indian woman sues the US-based ride-hailing service on its home turf. She's asking Uber to "overhaul" its safety measures around the world.

By April 25, 2015

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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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A nice handheld flamethrower? How handy

Technically Incorrect: Monday sees the launch of the XM42, which claims to be the first ever legally available portable flamethrower.

By March 22, 2015

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AT&T apologizes, removes 9/11 tweet that offended many

AT&T says its tweet was meant to pay respects to those affected by the tragedy, but the presence of a smartphone in the image was seen as offensive.

By September 11, 2013

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Who's really taking you for an Uber ride?

After an Uber driver allegedly rapes a woman in Boston, the ride-sharing service's background checks come under scrutiny.

By December 22, 2014