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Facebook faces UK scrutiny over mood manipulation study

The UK data protection watchdog wants to know whether any UK laws were violated by the social network's manipulation of users' news feeds.

By July 1, 2014

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Facebook's emotion manipulation study faces added scrutiny

It appears the social network's Data Use Policy has changed since the criticized study was conducted. Still, the company maintains the research was done to improve services.

By June 30, 2014

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Apple's Irish tax strategy gets EU scrutiny, report says

The company is able to save boatloads of cash in taxes each year by funneling money to its Irish subsidiary. And now the EU wants to dig deeper into that practice.

By June 11, 2014

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Apple supplier under scrutiny following worker deaths

Are factory conditions at Pegatron responsible for five worker deaths? The company says no, but watchdog group China Labor Watch is concerned.

By December 11, 2013

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Google barge on 'hiatus' amid scrutiny from two agencies

No VIPs will be checking out Google Glass onboard the floating structure until at least late spring after the Coast Guard and another public agency raised concerns about Google's plans.

By December 9, 2013

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Bitcoin comes under scrutiny from New York regulators

The state's Department of Financial Services issues several subpoenas to companies and people associated with virtual currencies, including Marc Andreessen and the Winklevoss twins.

By August 12, 2013

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Wind farms face scrutiny as reported health problems rise

Many experts have called claims of wind turbine syndrome bogus — but we can't be certain until a proper study is conducted.

By April 22, 2013

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Verizon's new phone upgrade policy draws scrutiny

Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo says he doesn't believe the company will face a backlash from extending the upgrade period to 24 months.

By April 18, 2013

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Google now facing antitrust scrutiny in Europe over Android

EU has been examining whether the Web giant has engaged in anticompetitive behavior through the dominance of its mobile operating system, The New York Times reports.

By April 8, 2013

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iPhone pricing said to draw scrutiny in Taiwan

The country's Fair Trade Commission says it will investigate charges that Apple has been interfering in how Taiwan's telecom operators are setting iPhone prices

By April 3, 2013