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Google battles human trafficking with global hotline

Coordinating with three anti-trafficking organizations, the Web giant aims to use data collected by helplines around the world to fight modern-day slavery.

By April 9, 2013

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Google.org $40 million in grants includes antislavery groups

Organizations that work to educate people about slavery and put an end to the practice are among recipients of Google's largesse.

By December 19, 2011

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Ears-on with Denon's AH-C252 earphones

Ever wanted earphones from a high-end manufacturer, but didn't want to sell your children into slavery to afford them? You're in luck

By July 8, 2008

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Photos: Exclusive ears-on with Denon's AH-C252 earphones

Ever wanted earphones from a high-end manufacturer, but didn't want to sell your children into slavery to afford them? You're in luck. We went ears-on with Denon's latest

By July 8, 2008

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#BringBackOurGirls illustrates the power of a hashtag

After more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls are kidnapped, a viral hashtag makes the world pay attention.

By May 8, 2014

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Unabomber offers a joke in Harvard alumni report

The famed mathematician-turned-murderer-turned-tech author's listing in Harvard's 1962 alumni report causes controversy. Under "awards," he lists his eight life sentences.

By May 23, 2012

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Google think tank tackles traffickers and terrorists

Google Ideas aims to use technology to solve tough problems like trafficking in humans, organs, drugs, and arms.

By July 17, 2012

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PETA takes a shot at Pokemon

PETA has made a Pokemon parody that slams the game for its mistreatment of imaginary creatures.

By October 8, 2012

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FBI seizes online drug marketplace Silk Road, outs owner in indictment

Ross Ulbricht, a San Francisco resident who goes by the online moniker "Dread Pirate Roberts," was indicted Wednesday for allegedly operating the drug Web site Silk Road after federal authorities shut it down.

By October 2, 2013

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Professor: Zombies an expression of our unhappiness

A professor at Clemson University delves into the societal underpinnings of the popularity of zombies in our culture.

By March 11, 2013