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CNET heads to San Diego for Comic-Con, America's pre-eminent entertainment geekfest.

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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.

By August 20, 2014

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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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Uber disputes kidnapping claims

A Los Angeles woman claims her Uber driver drove her 20 miles off her route and took her to an abandoned parking lot. Uber says the driver was dealing with an intoxicated passenger.

By October 14, 2014

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

By October 1, 2014

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Good2Go? New app aims to track sexual consent

Is Good2Go a good idea? App aims to address problem of campus sexual assault but tracks some pretty intimate personal data.

By October 2, 2014

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Waze to share traffic data with governments

A new plan called "Connected Citizens" will give real-time anonymized crowdsourced traffic data to government departments.

By October 2, 2014

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MediaTek tries to catch DIY wave with new Labs effort

The maker movement has been growing since its start in 2006, and the Taiwan-based chipmaker is now another major player looking to tap into the trend.

By September 22, 2014

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California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

By September 12, 2014

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Facebook goes down; Facebookers call cops

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department would like residents to understand it can't help people regain contact with Facebook.

By August 1, 2014