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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 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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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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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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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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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

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Google unveils startup Sidewalk Labs to improve city living

The search giant is looking to take on problems like reducing energy usage or making transportation more efficient.

By June 10, 2015

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How Formula E can overtake F1 and help save the world

Find out why this electric racing series has a shot at becoming huge -- and how its technology could change the cars we drive for the better.

By July 3, 2015

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GTA 5 gets Vice City mod, watch the first video here

Ever wonder what the 2002 game would look like using GTA V's engine?

By June 7, 2015

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Paint the Town: The artwork that lets you light up the city skyline

Arguably the site of the world's best New Year's Eve fireworks, Sydney is now lighting up the sky in the middle of the year with a massive art project.

By May 27, 2015

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City-wide light installation uses people power to paint the town

The Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and now Sydney -- a new art installation is illuminating Australia's harbour city and giving the light switch to the people.

By May 27, 2015