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Prostitute pleads guilty in Google exec's death

A 27-year-old call girl is sentenced to 6 years in jail after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a Google executive's death on his California yacht.

By May 19, 2015

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How sex tech could threaten the world's oldest profession

The adult industry's embrace of virtual reality and Internet-connected toys mean porn is getting more and more lifelike. Will there be room for the real thing?

By January 24, 2016

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Prostitute accused in Google exec's death

Police arrested a high-priced call girl from Georgia, who allegedly overdosed the exec with heroin on a 50-foot yacht in Santa Cruz.

By July 9, 2014

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Police force plans to live-tweet its prostitution sting

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland decides it's public-spirited to live-tweet a round-up of those who solicit prostitutes, pictures and all. It calls its move "progressive."

By May 1, 2014

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Siri now gives Chinese prostitutes the cold shoulder -- report

After Apple's voice-activated assistant reportedly directed some users to Chinese brothels, the company made some adjustments to Siri's attitude on the subject, state-run media reported.

By October 30, 2012

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Nokia's Lumia means, um, 'prostitute' in Spanish

It's not the most colloquial Spanish term, but dictionaries suggest that Nokia's new phone name has money-for-pleasure connotations.

By October 26, 2011

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Will robots replace prostitutes?

Professors in New Zealand believe that by 2050, Amsterdam's red light district may be full of android prostitutes, whose prices will be controlled by the city council. Are prostibots in your future?

By April 20, 2012

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Iran wants Facebook's help in fighting porn

Social network will reportedly be helping Iran in its fight against pornography and prostitution.

By July 24, 2012

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Study: Facebook replacing Craigslist for prostitutes

A Columbia University professor says 83 percent of prostitutes have a Facebook page and that, by the end of 2011, Facebook will be their No. 1 online medium of recruitment.

By February 7, 2011

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Neighborhoods with more crime have more Uber rides

By studying patterns for ride requests and crimes such as theft and prostitution, Uber engineers are figuring out when and where you're likely to want to book a ride.

By September 13, 2011