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Airbnb touts $632 million in economic benefits for New York

Following the home rental startup's dust-up with the state's attorney general office, Airbnb releases a positive economic impact report.

By October 22, 2013

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

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.

By August 20, 2014

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The future of TV may be what Comcast dreams (Q&A)

Comcast stands alone with cable's biggest (and getting bigger) market share and its first cloud-based system. As TV and the Net fuse, exec Marcien Jenckes' hunches are more than just guesswork.

By August 16, 2014

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Qualcomm faces new criticism from China

The chipmaker is chided for its involvement with a Chinese antitrust expert, who has been dismissed as a government adviser for helping a consulting firm write a report for Qualcomm.

By August 14, 2014

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UK government review looks for Bitcoin's role in British business

The UK government says it will assess the benefits and risks of unregulated digital currencies, a move which one expert says is a play to siphon investment and jobs away from the US and other markets.

By August 6, 2014

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Kroes: Unify European telecom market for big economic boost

European Commission VP Neelie Kroes says unifying mobile-phone service across Europe's borders could boost its economy by 110 billion euros a year.

By July 10, 2013

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Got some Dane in your DNA? Do a happy dance

While global happiness research tends to focus on economic and sociological factors, one study says genes close to the makeup of Denmark's DNA up your chance at bliss.

By July 31, 2014

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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

By July 19, 2014

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Silicon Valley 'Coach' Bill Campbell steps down from Apple board

The longtime Apple board member, who also serves as chairman of Intuit, will be replaced by BlackRock founding partner Susan L. Wagner.

By July 17, 2014

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UberX rides now cheaper than a yellow cab in New York City

Uber slashes prices for its UberX tier in New York City by 20 percent, but drivers are left making less money per ride.

By July 7, 2014