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Esurance Twitter contest goes viral but ties company to offensive tweets

In a post-Super Bowl campaign, the insurance company said it would give $1.5 million to someone who used its hashtag. Any tweet could be eligible. And then came the garbage.

By February 3, 2014

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AT&T goes on the offensive with cheaper family plans

The new plans offer more savings with more people, with a family of four paying $160 month for 10 gigabytes of data.

By February 1, 2014

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By January 25, 2015

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UK gears up for cyberwarfare offensives

Britain's government will follow in the footsteps of the US and create a military unit dedicated to launching counter-attacks against hackers.

By September 30, 2013

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Man returns stolen Android tablet when he can't work it

A British man steals a tablet from a charity store and, eight days later, tries to donate it back because he can't get it to run.

By December 29, 2014

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Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.

By December 18, 2014

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Uber rolls into Portland, Ore., despite city regulations

A Portland transportation official says the ride-sharing service is operating illegally in the city and warns that drivers could face fines or even jail time.

By December 6, 2014

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Peeping teen in shower: I was checking if phone was waterproof

A UK teen found guilty of filming a woman in a shower insisted that he was merely a fascinated cell phone tester.

By October 27, 2014

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NFL players thumb nose at Beats headphones ban

Ignoring the NFL's deal with Bose, some NFL players displayed their Beats proudly before games yesterday, despite the threat of fines. Where will this end?

By October 13, 2014

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Microsoft tries to persuade that Surface isn't iPad (again)

In its latest effort to promote its tablet-PC hybrid, Microsoft features the NFL -- the league whose game commentators have been known to refer to the Surface as "iPad-like."

By September 25, 2014