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CNET Tech Voters' Guide 2012: Romney vs. Obama on the issues

You may know the candidates' views on taxes and foreign policy. But what they have to say about the Stop Online Piracy Act, WikiLeaks, and other tech topics might surprise you.

By November 6, 2012

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Microsoft aims to be greener and drops ALEC membership

The tech giant pulls out of the conservative lobbying group that is known to have pushed legislation to block renewable energy development.

By August 19, 2014

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FWD.us hosts 'growthathon' to hack immigration reform

Channeling the idea of a hackathon, Mark Zuckerberg's political action group uses coding and data mining to spark political action on immigration.

By June 23, 2014

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Correction: Dismal voter turnout may doom Facebook's quasi-democracy

The earlier number indicating the number of votes still needed was incorrect. The vote is short 299.4 million.

By December 10, 2012

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Dismal voter turnout may doom Facebook's quasi-democracy

Facebook will abolish users' ability to veto its policy changes unless 300 million people cast a vote. Without a huge spike before today's noon deadline, user voting rights are history.

By December 10, 2012

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OKCupid pulls Firefox boycott letter

Firefox users are no longer being urged to boycott the browser after OKCupid protested the anti-gay views expressed by Mozilla's new CEO.

By April 2, 2014

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Facebook launches real-time visualization of voters

Using a feature that promotes peer updates, the social network reminds Americans to get out the vote.

By November 6, 2012

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Uber gives free ride to voters

But there are a few catches to the offer. Passengers have to be first-time users of the car-service app, and they have to be going to or from polling stations. And fares have to be less than $20.12.

By November 5, 2012

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Google launches its latest attempt to inform U.S. voters

The company's new voter-information tool lets users see who is on their ballot before they vote next week. It also ties together other election-related Google services.

By October 30, 2012

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California joins other states in allowing online voter registration

A dozen states are now simplifying the process of registering to vote by letting users complete the whole procedure online.

By September 19, 2012