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Web founder: Europe's 'right to be forgotten' rule is dangerous

Tim Berners-Lee thinks scrubbing false information off the Web is fine, but the truth should be preserved for reasons of free speech and history. Also: the robots are already here.

By December 10, 2014

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Apple, Samsung supplier abuses workers' rights, group claims

Biel Crystal Manufactory -- which counts Apple, Samsung, HTC, and others as clients -- violates workers' rights, a Hong Kong rights group claims.

By November 26, 2013

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Apple 'offended' by BBC claim that factories violate labor rights

An executive sends a memo to employees to dismiss BBC reporting that claims Chinese workers at an Apple supplier continue to be treated poorly.

By December 19, 2014

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Supreme Court overturns Facebook threats conviction

In its first case addressing free speech on social media, the high court says a Pennsylvania man's violent postings about his ex-wife and others weren't enough to convict.

By June 1, 2015

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Uber partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By March 21, 2015

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Yahoo lays off hundreds as it shuts down operations in China

The Beijing office, which employed about 300 workers in research and development, was Yahoo's only physical presence in mainland China.

By March 18, 2015

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T-Mobile violated US labor laws, agency judge rules

The US carrier blocked its workers from organizing or even discussing problems at work and has been ordered to revise its policies.

By March 19, 2015

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Samsung says sorry and promises compensation to sick workers

Samsung has said sorry and promised compensation to workers who have fallen ill after working for the company.

By May 14, 2014

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Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins trial kicks off with mudslinging

In the high-stakes Silicon Valley case of he-said, she-said, lawyers for both sides argue over whether an atmosphere of gender discrimination persisted at Kleiner Perkins.

By February 24, 2015

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Sorry, your broadband Internet technically isn't broadband anymore

The FCC has raised the benchmark for broadband speed to 25 megabits per second, above the speed that many Americans receive with their home connection.

By January 29, 2015