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With ‘Silicon Valley,’ ‘Office Space’ creator pokes holes in tech’s shiny exterior

HBO gave a sneak peek in its show’s namesake to see if people from the iconic tech hub can take a joke. Turns out they can.

By April 6, 2014

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Night Terrace: where Australia meets time and space

CNET Australia catches up with John Richards, creator of Outland, now head writer on Night Terrace, the radio play about a time-and-space-travelling terrace house.

By April 3, 2014

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New devices run on Wi-Fi signals alone

Engineers at University of Washington are working on a new type of tech called "Wi-Fi backscatter" that only needs a signal from a router to power up and communicate.

By August 7, 2014

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How the 'most hated person in SF' learned tech's limits (Q&A)

Brian Mayer, creator of controversial service ReservationHop, learned what it's like to have a tech creation reviled by the masses. Now, he intends to make things right.

By July 14, 2014

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PayPal says outer space is its next frontier

Space tourism is expected explode in popularity over the coming years. How will space travelers pick up a drink at the space hotel bar or pay for a dune buggy ride on the moon? PayPal says it will have an answer.

By June 26, 2013

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This crime-predicting robot aims to patrol our streets by 2015

California-based Knightscope has designed a 5-foot-tall, 300-pound automaton called the K5 to combat crime and provide for public safety. Oh yeah, and it'll work for just $6.25 an hour.

By December 5, 2013

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San Francisco's bay barge mystery: Floating data center or Google Glass store?

After CNET reported Google may be building a floating data center in San Francisco Bay, a report suggested it's actually a floating Google Glass store. Either way, it's almost certainly Google.

By October 27, 2013

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A radical dream for making techno utopias a reality

At Y Combinator, Balaji Srinivasan, a Stanford lecturer and co-founder of genetics startup Counsyl, lays out his proposal for creating opt-in societies where government can't meddle.

By October 19, 2013

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Google looks to help startups start up, unveils hub network

Google already has startup hubs in London and Tel Aviv, which nurture young tech firms. But a new network will cover seven lesser-known pockets of startup activity, from Chicago to Nashville to Minneapolis.

By September 25, 2013

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How Google's robo-cars mean the end of driving as we know it

Why waste your drive time doing the actual driving, when technology can be your chauffeur? The century-old auto culture is on the verge of radical change, and you can thank Google for where it's headed.

By September 3, 2013