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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Video game industry grew 4 times faster than US economy in 2012, study says

The games industry continues to boom while other sectors of the economy sputter, according to a new report from the Entertainment Software Association.

By November 11, 2014

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If you want to know how the economy is doing, look inside America's mouth

Big data provided by business intelligence app Sikka says that economic performance can be predicted by dental hygiene. And we're headed for a downturn.

By October 12, 2014

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Citroen's C4 Cactus Airflow 2L maximizes fuel economy (pictures)

Citroen modifies its C4 Cactus model with a new, hybrid drivetrain and aerodynamic features to achieve 2-liters of fuel usage per 100 kilometers.

9 Images By October 2, 2014

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Refined Jeep Grand Cherokee gains fuel economy with EcoDiesel (pictures)

A diesel engine option adds decent fuel economy to the Jeep Grand Cherokee's impressive roster of capabilities.

28 Images By September 30, 2014

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​Mobile industry dips its toes in 5G waters for next-gen networks

Demonstrations at Mobile World Congress show the growing momentum toward the launch of faster, more responsive mobile networks in 2020.

By March 3, 2015

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Airbnb exec denies competition with hotels, says an Airbnb trip 'changes you'

An Airbnb trip "doesn't end when you leave -- when you go home it changes you somehow," says head of engineering Mike Curtis.

By March 3, 2015

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Airbnb co-founder: We'd 'take a bullet' for other sharing-economy firms

The peer-to-peer vacation-rental company says it would use its scale to deflect harm policy makers might throw at other firms.

By May 14, 2014

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FCC trumps state laws on local broadband limits

A 3-2 vote is the first step in allowing municipalities all over the country to offer their own Internet service in the name of competition.

By February 26, 2015

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How companies can leverage the 'collaborative economy' (Q&A)

With Crowd Companies, Jeremiah Owyang is hoping to help companies develop business models and best practices around the shared economy, the maker movement, and more.

By December 11, 2013