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Why you'll be paying $100 more for the iPad Air 2

Sure, Apple's iPad Air starts at $499. But here's why Apple really wants you to pay $599.

By October 16, 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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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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AOL: TV channel of the next generation? New video head sees it so

AOL tapped Dermot McCormack to take the steering wheel of its revving video engine. His outlook: The company becomes the Internet's ad-based TV behemoth.

By October 8, 2014

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Apple and Google could be in crosshairs of Australian tax inquiry

Major international companies such as Apple and Google could soon have their accounts put under the microscope in Australia as part of a crackdown on corporate tax avoidance.

By October 2, 2014

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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