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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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IeSF reverses position on male-only e-sports championships

After receiving criticism for its male-only e-sports championships, the International e-Sports Federation has opened those tournaments to all comers.

By July 2, 2014

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In SF Bay, towing ultralarge ships with little tugboats

Maritime agencies run a first-ever test of pulling a giant ship with a tiny tug. Knowing it's possible is key in a power loss.

By May 24, 2014

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Amazon leaves mysterious giant orange locker in downtown SF

Why is there a car-size storage locker in a San Francisco tourist area? It turns out the locker is part of a promotion with Nissan.

By May 15, 2014

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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

By April 24, 2014

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SF: Airbnb, Craigslist rentals need to 'play by the rules' (Q&A)

The hometown of these peer-to-peer networks is cracking down on short-term rentals. CNET talks to the San Francisco lawmaker who's leading the charge.

By April 19, 2014

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Will crowdfunded NY-to-SF dating airlift face rocky landing?

We crowdsource entertainment, why not our hearts? The Dating Ring Crowdtilt Campaign wants to send East Coast single ladies searching for Mr. Right to the Bay Area. It's all about taking a chance.

By March 8, 2014

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Benioff sets up SF philanthropic program for tech firms

The Salesforce CEO is urging technology firms to give more charitably to programs in the Bay Area.

By March 7, 2014

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Tech doing good? SF tackles homelessness with smartphones

At a time when San Francisco is under fire for being too "techie," some local nonprofits have teamed up with a leading enterprise-technology company to try to show the tech industry's philanthropic side.

By February 28, 2014

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Google Glass blamed for melee in SF bar

Questions of privacy arise after a woman says she was "verbally and physically assaulted" for wearing the device in a San Francisco bar.

By February 25, 2014