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'Pardon Snowden,' one tech exec tells Obama, report says

At a meeting between Obama and the leaders of major technology companies, Zynga founder Mark Pincus is said to have asked the president to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

By December 18, 2013

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Alan Turing gets royal pardon on homosexuality 'crime'

The codebreaker and computer pioneer was convicted in 1952, which resulted in him losing security clearance and he was given the choice of jail or chemical castration. A 2013 pardon is merely posturing.

By December 24, 2013

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Code-breaker Alan Turing to be pardoned (finally)

Vilified by the British government for his homosexuality -- a fact that many say led to his suicide -- the famous mathematician and Enigma code-breaker is now likely to receive a posthumous pardon.

By July 20, 2013

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Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be pardoned posthumously

The father of modern computing is to be granted a posthumous pardon, thanks to a backbench bill tabled for the end of October.

By July 20, 2013

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Chattanooga to Iron Man: Pardon us, but you're a liar

The city of Chattanooga is livid that it's depicted in "Iron Man 3" as having poor Internet service.

By May 9, 2013

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Sprint's Hesse leaves carrier the way he found it: Needing a turnaround

Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.

By August 7, 2014

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Benedict Cumberbatch is outsider, genius and enigma in 'The Imitation Game' trailer

"Sherlock" star plays codebreaker Alan Turing in the first trailer for WW2 drama also starring Kiera Knightley and Charles Dance.

By July 21, 2014

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Obama turns to Facebook to decide which turkey to pardon

Each year, the president picks a national turkey. This year, President Obama is letting Facebook users choose between Cobbler and Gobbler. But don't worry, the loser won't be anyone's dinner.

By November 20, 2012

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Samsung chairman stable after suffering heart attack

Lee Kun-hee, 72, undergoes surgery after suffering from breathing difficulties that required him to be resuscitated.

By May 11, 2014

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Cook up IFTTT recipes on your iPad

With version 2.0 of the popular iOS app, iPad users can now create and manage their if/thens. Plus: push notifications!

By April 8, 2014