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Friday Poll: Should Sony reimburse gamers for PSN outage?

Millions of gamers have been unable to connect their Sony PlayStation devices to the Internet for an extended period of time. What should Sony do once the problem is fixed?

By April 22, 2011


Microsoft: No iPhone reimbursements for workers

As part of its wave of cost cuts, the software maker will only reimburse workers for Windows Mobile cell phones.

By June 15, 2009


EFF applauds Yahoo Music for reimbursing customers

Yahoo Music's decision to offer refunds to customers who bought DRM-wrapped music is an important precedent for anyone dealing in copy-protected media.

By July 28, 2008


US sues Sprint for allegedly overcharging on wiretaps

The government claims Sprint "inflated its charges by approximately 58 percent," which amounts to more than $21 million in overpayment.

By March 3, 2014


NSA paid tech firms over Prism, says latest Snowden leak

Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Microsoft all received money to cover costs related to surveillance requests, the UK's Guardian reports, citing documents provided by former contractor Edward Snowden.

By August 23, 2013


PayPal's holiday gift: Price-matching refunds up to $1,000

Starting today through December 31, the payment service will price-match your purchases and give you free return shipping.

By November 1, 2012


RapidShare scraps unlimited storage with short notice

Even customers who paid in advance for long-term unlimited storage at RapidShare will see it disappear on March 20. The company says its terms of service permit such abrupt changes.

By March 18, 2013


As it plans appeal, Oracle gives up on damages from Google

In one of the fastest hearings of the Oracle v. Google case, Oracle on Monday stipulates to $0 in statutory damages as it tries to build an appeal.

By June 20, 2012


Bitcoin hits US$105

The open-source digital currency has absolutely surged in the last month, racing past the US$100 mark overnight.

By April 1, 2013


DHS built domestic surveillance tech into Predator drones

Homeland Security's specifications say drones must be able to detect whether a civilian is armed. Also specified: "signals interception" and "direction finding" for electronic surveillance.

By March 2, 2013