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San Francisco passes 'Airbnb law,' one step closer to making rentals legal

The Board of Supervisors votes to allow short-term rentals, ignoring Sen. Dianne Feinstein's warning that the law could be detrimental to the city.

By October 21, 2014

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From play to Z: How Sony's Xperia Z3 phones could score via PS4 streaming

Sony wants to lure gamers to the Xperia Z3 line with its ability to remotely play PlayStation 4 games. And it'd be thrilled to finally see a smash-hit phone, period.

By October 10, 2014

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Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S4 first for free Wi-Fi calls abroad

Sprint customers traveling overseas get a boon with the carrier's added Wi-Fi calling feature, starting with the Galaxy S4.

By August 28, 2014

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A spin on Google Glass and smart chopsticks on Baidu's menu

Baidu unveiled two new devices that were atypical of the Chinese search company's core software business, but like another certain search giant, it's an extension of the company's vision for building a connected world around its search engine.

By September 4, 2014

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Portable, handheld DNA sequencer no bigger than a brick

Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.

By August 26, 2014

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Robot at sea tweeting Hawaii hurricane photos

The Liquid Robotics Wave Glider Holoholo is autonomously navigating the Hawaiian seas, heading into the paths of Hurricanes Iselle and Julio, tweeting storm photos as it goes.

By August 6, 2014

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Apple v. Samsung -- Sorry, but it's not over yet

The smartphone giants settled their patent suits outside the US. But that may mean they'll pay even more attention to Apple's home turf.

By August 6, 2014

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Adobe, Google deliver first pan-CJK open-source font

This free font integrates regionally appropriate Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language promises to be a boon to designers and developers.

By July 15, 2014

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Apple wins patent for crowd-sourced traffic navigation

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.

By July 29, 2014

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T-Mobile's imagined upgrade club a boon for gadget freaks

If realized, the proposed "anytime upgrade" plan would let members pay a small fee to upgrade as often as twice a year. Gadget fanatics could readily trade up to the latest, greatest smartphone.

By March 26, 2013