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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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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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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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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

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Welcome to the comet: Rosetta mission makes space history

The landing marks a historic triumph for the European Space Agency -- and for space exploration as a whole.

By November 12, 2014

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Google to lease historic airfield from NASA

The search giant will take over 1,000 acres of Moffett Field, down the street from Google's headquarters, to research robotics, space exploration and aviation.

By November 10, 2014

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Lego book does world landmarks in plastic (Q&A)

Warren Elsmore's colorful "Brick City" takes Lego to new heights, with re-creations of famous landmarks made from thousands of Lego pieces.

By May 2, 2013

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A walk in the park: Google Maps hits the trails in California

Against the scenic backdrop of Northern California's Mount Tam, the search giant unveils its latest effort to stitch together a comprehensive view of the world.

By October 7, 2014