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Google's Kevin Rose upsets Portland neighbors with home demolition

A neighborhood group calls on the millionaire to halt the demolition of a 122-year-old house, so as not to lose "old structure, old bones, history, and community."

By June 23, 2014

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A song of sparks and fire: RoboWars takes engineers to battle

Slicing blades, repurposed power drills and crashes aplenty -- engineers and electronics hobbyists are stepping out of their sheds with machines designed to fight, and the crowds are loving it.

By May 26, 2015

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'Mad Max: Fury Road' is a jawdropping ode to the road (spoiler-free review)

Actors Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron jam the pedal to the metal in this stunningly painted, sandblasted future of fire and blood.

By May 13, 2015

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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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Kevin Rose halts plans to raze 122-year-old house in Portland

After pleas from neighbors, the Google Ventures partner and his wife accept an offer to sell the house to a longtime resident of the area who plans to preserve it.

By June 24, 2014

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John Oliver compares cable companies to drug cartels

In a blistering 13-minute disquisition on Net neutrality, the HBO comedian asks Web trolls to intervene.

By June 2, 2014

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Smash Cops for iOS: A law-enforcement demolition derby

In this unique top-down racer, it's your job to chase down the criminals and ram them into oblivion. And no paperwork to file after!

By January 24, 2012

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Apple receives final approval for new 'spaceship' campus

As part of its final agreement for construction of the 176-acre campus, Apple has agreed to increase the amount of taxes it pays to the city in the form of a reduced sales tax rebate.

By November 19, 2013

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Apple's 'spaceship' HQ gets green light from Cupertino

The Cupertino City Council unanimously approves the 2.8-million-square-foot building, and demolition on the property will begin at the end of this year.

By October 16, 2013

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Welcome to Anton Menlo, Facebook's future housing complex

The 394-unit apartment community, located off of High 101 in Menlo Park, will cater to the all-inclusive expectations of today's tech workers.

By October 2, 2013