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Uber, Lyft face landmark trials that could change their business

Facing two separate lawsuits, the companies must convince juries that their drivers aren't employees -- and don't merit insurance and other benefits.

By March 12, 2015

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San Francisco mayor signs landmark law making Airbnb legal

Tech-friendly Mayor Ed Lee approves bill that amends local zoning laws and legalizes short-term rentals. But, not everyone is happy.

By October 28, 2014

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Google reportedly turning Web game into TV show

The search giant is reportedly adapting its popular mobile game Ingress for television. But don't expect Google to develop more TV shows.

By March 26, 2015

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Facebook to support 'spherical' videos in News Feed, Oculus Rift headset

The social network is bringing a new type of video to users of its website and its platform for virtual reality.

By March 25, 2015

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Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015

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Augmented-reality game Ingress arriving on Android Wear watches

The multiplayer game that uses real-world environments as its playground is now even more accessible -- as an app on our wrists.

By February 27, 2015

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Meet Runcible, a smartphone that looks like a pocket watch

At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular slabs.

By February 26, 2015

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Ingress: The friendliest turf war on Earth

We embed in the field and go behind the scenes of Google's augmented reality game, Ingress. Is walking through the streets of hundreds of countries the future of gaming?

By February 17, 2015

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Mattel's View-Master gets a Google VR makeover

The stereoscopic toy leaps into the 21st century as Google scopes out uses for its Cardboard virtual-reality tech.

By February 13, 2015

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Facebook's new Places page treads on Yelp's turf

The new page scours cities across the globe for the top restaurants, hotels, theaters, schools and landmarks.

By November 13, 2014