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From Uber data to Sony hacking - a review of the 2014 tech controversies

For individuals and corporations alike, there are certainly lessons to be learned from those episodes
Friday, January 2, 2015 - 05:50
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Uber (above) and Facebook showed up the potential risk users face of having their data mishandled.
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Uber and Facebook (above) showed up the potential risk users face of having their data mishandled.
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At Microsoft, Mr Nadella's gaffe showed that leaders' words matter.
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Jennifer Lawrence (above) fell victim to hacking and called for stronger privacy laws, while Zelda Williams was harassed online.
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Jennifer Lawrence fell victim to hacking and called for stronger privacy laws, while Zelda Williams (above) was harassed online.

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IT WAS a year of controversy, missteps and interesting debates in the tech world. Here are some of the biggest tech controversies that tech companies faced in 2014 - and what we can learn from them.

Uber

Car-sharing service Uber got caught up in a

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