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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

Vexed in the city: If you're moving to San Francisco, bring cash. Lots of cash

Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.

Galaxy Tab 4 Nook wears a Barnes & Noble face

Hands on: The co-branded tablet, basically a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 with a B&N interface, is selling for $179 but with lots of free content.

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