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Two-phone standoff after cop stops man for 'walking with hands in pockets'

In Michigan, a police officer stops a man who apparently was doing nothing wrong. They both pull out their mobile phones and film each other.

By December 1, 2014

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Amazon, Warner Home Video in standoff over 'Lego' preorders

Web giant stops taking advanced orders for some upcoming films in a possible attempt to increase its margins on sales.

By June 11, 2014

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Amazon acknowledges contract standoff with Hachette

Internet retail giant admits restricting sales of the publisher's titles but calls it a justified negotiating approach.

By May 27, 2014

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Dish blinks in Hopper standoff with Disney -- or is it a wink?

The DVR that auto-skips broadcast ads has been deflecting networks' attacks in the courtroom, but Disney succeeds at the contract bargaining table instead -- by giving Dish landmark Internet content rights.

By March 3, 2014

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Online options raise stakes in CBS, Time Warner standoff

With a blackout of CBS' channels, the TV broadcaster and the cable giant are locked in a showdown consumers have seen before. But this time online options like Aereo are shifting the leverage in the fight.

By August 4, 2013

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Woz: No, Apple was not started in a garage

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says that the notion the great company started in a garage is "a bit of a myth."

By December 4, 2014

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Moto 360 smartwatch mocks 'classy' watch ads

The whispering voice, the beautiful visuals, they're always in fancy watch ads. Motorola decides to add a twist.

By December 4, 2014

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Woman says she tracked stolen iPhone to Starbucks and got thrown out

A Houston woman says she traced her allegedly stolen iPhone 6, which she'd handed to a teen to call his mom, to a local Starbucks. However, she claims she was barred by her barista.

By December 4, 2014

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Stephen Hawking: Humans evolve slowly, AI could stomp us out

In the latest of his pessimistic thoughts on the future, the famed physicist warns yet again of the end of the human race.

By December 2, 2014

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Amazon strikes new e-book deal with Simon & Schuster

Multi-year agreement for sales of physical and electronic books comes amid contentious talks with another book publisher.

By October 20, 2014