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Facebook death threats for soccer referee

After Wednesday's big semifinal between Chelsea and Barcelona doesn't go Chelsea's way, fans turn to Facebook to make death threats against the Norwegian referee.

By May. 7, 2009


Roaming charges should pack their bags, says EU vote

European lawmakers vote to end international roaming charges by the end of 2015.

By Apr. 3, 2014


O2 Matchday app puts rugby ref's mic feed on your mobile

O2 has launched the Matchday app, giving fans the ability to eavesdrop on the ref's live mic feed during Six Nations games.

By Feb. 21, 2013


Golf to technology: Shove it

In a landmark ruling for humanity, the powers behind golf decide they've had enough of viewers calling in to say a ball was moving when it appeared stationary to the naked eye.

By Nov. 20, 2013


NBA makes Mark Cuban pay $50k over critical tweet

The fiery Dallas Mavericks owner earns a jaw-dropping fine for criticizing basketball referees on Twitter.

By Jan. 9, 2013


Record-breaking NFL tweeter celebrates end of ref lockout

Green Bay Packers guard T.J. Lang sends out one more jab, a day after his infamous tweet breaks a retweet record.

By Sep. 27, 2012


Kids won't do chores? There's an app for that

You Rules Chores for iOS turns the weekly chore chart into a game, pitting kid against kid in a bloodthirsty battle to do the most work! Well, maybe not bloodthirsty.

By Oct. 28, 2011


Apple-Samsung trial gets its jury

The jury for the Apple v. Samsung patent trial has been picked. Tuesday brings opening statements from both companies.

By Jul. 30, 2012


Apple and Samsung bosses go face-to-face to end patent war

Apple boss Tim Cook and Samsung chief Choi Gee-sung will meet face-to-face to try and end the legal dispute over patents.

By Apr. 18, 2012


Twitter founder says influence is in retweets. NFL player shows why

Evan Williams said that the most interesting measure of Twitter influence is how often someone is re-tweeted. NFL guard TJ Lang's profanity-laced tweets last night illustrated the point.

By Sep. 25, 2012