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Luis Suarez apologizes on Facebook for taking bite out of World Cup opponent

The controversial Uruguayan striker uses social media to go back on his earlier denial of chomping the shoulder of Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.

By June 30, 2014


Playing video games makes opponents think and feel alike

New research out of Finland suggests that empathy may actually provide a competitive advantage to help anticipate an opponent's next move.

By November 21, 2013


Human-like opponents spur gamer aggression, study says

It's not the bizarre monsters that really bring out the aggression in gamers, concludes a study that monitored Quake 3 Revolution players. It's the human-like characters that get people going.

By May 21, 2013


House approves CISPA despite last-minute push by opponents

A last-minute push by critics of a bill that would allow Internet companies to open their networks to the Feds didn't work. The House approved CISPA by a 248-168 vote.

By April 26, 2012


Apple's Chinese iPad opponent faces possible liquidation

Proview Technology, which has been trading legal blows with Apple over the iPad trademark, might come to an end following a creditor's call to liquidate the company.

By March 5, 2012


SOPA opponents take their fight to the streets

Real-world demonstrations planned for tomorrow to coincide with several Web sites' blackouts protesting the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act.

By January 17, 2012


Momentum shift: SOPA, PIPA opponents now in driver's seat

An important vote on SOPA is held up in the House, and support in the Senate appears to be faltering. At the same time, the White House sounds a critical note on the antipiracy bills.

By January 14, 2012


DNS provision pulled from SOPA, victory for opponents

Rep. Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Judiciary committee, says he will remove the provision in SOPA that requires ISPs to block access to foreign Web sites accused of piracy.

By January 13, 2012


SOPA opponents may go nuclear and other 2012 predictions

When Google, Amazon.com, Facebook, and eBay turn their Web sites black to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act, you'll know they've become serious. It may actually happen. Plus: four other 2012 predictions.

By December 29, 2011


LightSquared tries to appease GPS opponents

LightSquared says it has formed a rural initiative to ensure that its wireless network doesn't interfere with GPS systems.

By July 7, 2011