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East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

By August 31, 2015

 
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Vexed in the City

This CNET special report examines the controversy gripping San Francisco as a massive influx of techies feeds an unprecedented economic boom -- and backlash.

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Chattanooga: From 'dirtiest city' to Internet haven (pictures)

More than 40 years ago, Chattanooga was declared the dirtiest city in America by the Environmental Protection Agency. The city cleaned up its air, revitalized its riverfront, and now has the largest and fastest broadband network in the US.

15 Images By August 20, 2015

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If 'Star Wars' ships crashed into major world cities (pictures)

The Millennium Falcon in New York? An Imperial TIE Fighter in London? That's the world imagined in this captivating digital-art series by French designer Nicolas Amiard.

8 Images By June 20, 2015

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Ambitious architects want $2B to build a real 'Lord of the Rings' city

A new Indiegogo campaign looks to create a real-life version of Minas Tirith, as depicted in Peter Jackson's film adaptation of Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings."

By August 13, 2015

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In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By July 30, 2015

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Amazon's handyman service expands to new cities

The company's Home Services site, which first launched in March, grows into 11 more cities and adds a new custom-jobs option.

By July 22, 2015

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SF mayor proposes revisions to city's 'Airbnb law'

Proposed amendments would put a 120-day cap on the number of days per year residents can rent out their homes or rooms in the city.

By April 14, 2015

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GenZe 2.0 e-scooter adds high-tech features to city and suburban transport

With an electric drive, LED lights all around, and a touchpad instrument cluster, the GenZe 2.0 electric scooter makes for low-speed next-generation transportation.

By July 15, 2015

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Kansas City gets smarter thanks to Cisco and Sprint

Connected streetlamps and tourist terminals are just a few of the things the new partnership will bring to the city.

By June 29, 2015

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Uber to invest over $1B in China, expand to 50 more cities

In a letter to investors, CEO Travis Kalanick calls the ride-hailing service's growth in the country "remarkable and unprecedented."

By June 12, 2015