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Apple and Google ordered to revise app store refund policies in South Korea

South Korea's Fair Trade Commission has forced the app stores to remove non-refundable clauses --and hopes the policy will become a benchmark for other countries.

By Jul. 8, 2014

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Life on Mars: Down but not out says Mars Society founder

Despite the disappointing lack of methane findings reported Thursday from NASA's Curiosity rover, Robert Zubrin of the Mars Society says that hope is not lost for finding life on the red planet.

By Sep. 22, 2013

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Uber snags former NY taxi regulator to lead policy

Startup's new hire, former taxi commissioner Ashwini Chabra, has a history of connecting the public and private sectors.

By May. 20, 2014

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Yahoo yanks anti-abortion ads for violating its policies

After Google wiped several ads that discouraged women from having abortions because they violated the company’s advertising policies, Yahoo now does the same.

By May. 8, 2014

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Facebook Moves buy prompts questions over privacy policy

Facebook says the app's terms were updated to allow the company's staff to work at improving the program.

By May. 7, 2014

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Student brilliantly mocks prof's strict no-phone policy

At one Grand Rapids, Mich., college, an economics professor insists that if a phone rings, students have to answer on speaker. Then came April 1.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Microsoft changes policy in wake of Hotmail snooping

Microsoft's general counsel announces changes to its Web mail terms of service, promising that it won't read its users' email even when they're suspected of trafficking in stolen Microsoft property.

By Mar. 28, 2014

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Microsoft revises privacy policy in wake of Hotmail search case

Blowback in handling of corporate espionage case forces Microsoft to promise stronger policies protecting privacy of Hotmail account holders.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Apple chops iPhone return policy to 14 days

The Cupertino, Calif.-based company has shortened the window from 30 days, bringing it in line with return policies from carriers.

By Mar. 12, 2014

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For Improv Everywhere, pranking society is high art (Q&A)

The improv group has long brought its blend of culture jamming to people the world over. A new film celebrates the prank collective. Founder Charlie Todd sat down with CNET at SXSW to talk.

By Mar. 11, 2013