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Huawei gives Samsung's Tizen OS a thumbs-down

The Chinese telecommunications giant has no plans to build Tizen-based phones, an executive tells The Wall Street Journal.

By August 25, 2014


Consumers give thumbs-down to ISPs, cable TV providers

Both industries receive even lower ratings than last year in a new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

By May 20, 2014


HTC One M8 gets thumbs-down for repairability

The new model HTC One is the “second-least-repairable smartphone we’ve laid our hands on,” say the folks at iFixIt. The least repairable phone? The original HTC One.

By March 26, 2014


YouTube comments revamped, users give thumbs down

Google has shaken up YouTube's commenting system in an effort, it says, to improve the quality of conversations -- but its users aren't impressed.

By November 7, 2013


Al Franken gives thumbs-down to facial recognition tech

During a Senate hearing, the U.S. senator voiced unease about facial recognition software used by Facebook saying it infringes on users' privacy and could lead to abuse by the police.

By July 18, 2012


Apple gives Flattr micro-payment the thumbs down

The iPhone maker rejects a donation-focused third-party payment system, saying it violates the App Store's terms and conditions. But does it actually have more to do with competition?

By May 28, 2012


Quarter of investors: Thumbs-down to Michael Dell

Most Dell investors still support CEO Michael Dell's re-election to the board, but a sizable 25 percent vote against him.

By August 18, 2010


India still thumbs-down on Open XML

With a week to go before an important vote count, India votes against Open XML as a standard and lobbying intensifies.

By March 20, 2008


Google urges ISO to give thumbs-down to Microsoft Open XML

Microsoft-backed Open XML is "insufficient and unnecessary," and should be combined with OpenDocument Format, Google's head of open-source programs says.

By February 26, 2008