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Where did your iPhone 6 come from? An origin story

New infographic by CompareCamp shows the geography and economics involved in getting all those shiny new iPhones to eager hands around the globe.

By September 26, 2014

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Airbnb touts $632 million in economic benefits for New York

Following the home rental startup's dust-up with the state's attorney general office, Airbnb releases a positive economic impact report.

By October 22, 2013

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Uber seen upping fee it charges new drivers in SF to 25%

Drivers for the peer-to-peer car service are increasingly being hit with pay cuts and raised costs, according to an Uber notification posted to Reddit.

By September 22, 2014

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Alibaba's blockbuster IPO: Why you should care about the Chinese giant

CNET breaks down Alibaba's sprawling e-commerce empire and explains why everyone's been talking about the Chinese company's initial public offering.

By September 19, 2014

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FCC chief: Broadband competition doesn't exist

FCC head calls truly high-speed Net access a modern-day essential but says most Americans "have no competitive choice," a position that could perturb Comcast and AT&T.

By September 4, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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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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The future of TV may be what Comcast dreams (Q&A)

Comcast stands alone with cable's biggest (and getting bigger) market share and its first cloud-based system. As TV and the Net fuse, exec Marcien Jenckes' hunches are more than just guesswork.

By August 16, 2014

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Qualcomm faces new criticism from China

The chipmaker is chided for its involvement with a Chinese antitrust expert, who has been dismissed as a government adviser for helping a consulting firm write a report for Qualcomm.

By August 14, 2014

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Kroes: Unify European telecom market for big economic boost

European Commission VP Neelie Kroes says unifying mobile-phone service across Europe's borders could boost its economy by 110 billion euros a year.

By July 10, 2013