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Sen. Franken questions Uber about 'troubling disregard' for user privacy

Minnesota Democrat wants answers in the wake of a report that an Uber executive monitored a reporter's movements on the ride-sharing service.

By November 19, 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 March 21, 2014

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Apple's free U2 album scored fans despite complaints

Not everyone was happy with Apple's gift, but the free album has snagged a total of 26 million downloads, the company tells Billboard.

By October 10, 2014

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014

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Senate hearing on Comcast, TWC merger set for March 26

According to Sen. Patrick Leahy, the hearing will give the Senate Judiciary Committee a chance to discuss Net neutrality, among other issues.

By February 25, 2014

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Europe to Google: Here's how we want you to protect user privacy

Google receives guidelines from European regulators explaining how it can avoid running afoul of privacy laws, reports Reuters.

By September 26, 2014

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

By September 20, 2014

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Homeless, wearing GoPros, capture 'life as it is rarely seen'

A San Francisco project outfits homeless volunteers with personal camera rigs for shooting first-person footage of daily life. "The goal is to build empathy," Homeless GoPro says.

By September 16, 2014

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Privacy guard Disconnect Mobile returns to Google Play

Disconnect Mobile's malicious ad and tracker shield returns to the Google Play Store with minor changes after Google banned the app.

By September 8, 2014