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Is your landlord after your electronics?

A lease agreement for an apartment building in Houston has a clause that declares "no use of electronics in common areas." Does this sound a little extreme?

By January 20, 2013

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Controversial 'Airbnb law' approved by SF supervisors

Legislation allows property owners and tenants to use websites to rent out their homes, apartments and rooms on a temporary basis.

By October 7, 2014

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Airbnb supporters rally for legalization in San Francisco

A group of "home sharers" hold court out front of City Hall to call on the Board of Supervisors to pass legislation that would legalize short-term rentals in certain situations.

By October 7, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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Vexed in the city: If you're moving to San Francisco, bring cash. Lots of cash

Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.

By August 20, 2014

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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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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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Is that photo legit? Izitru offers an answer

Photographers can upload original images to earn this service's authenticity rating. What the service can't do, though, is verify the latest viral photo your friend shared on Facebook.

By May 5, 2014

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Inside the tech aiming Aereo through TV's legal hoops

Aereo wants to give you broadcast TV on the Web. But it needed thousands of mini antennas, high-octane transcoding, and lots of air conditioners to build a system it hopes can pass legal scrutiny.

By April 21, 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