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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Stephen Hawking asks a big question of Mark Zuckerberg

Technically Incorrect: In a Facebook Q&A, Mark Zuckerberg's intellect is tested by one of the world's great minds.

By July 1, 2015

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SF mayor proposes revisions to city's 'Airbnb law'

Proposed amendments would put a 120-day cap on the number of days per year residents can rent out their homes or rooms in the city.

By April 14, 2015

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Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site-blocking laws

Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."

By June 22, 2015

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NSA can track everyone's phone calls again -- for a while

Bulk data collection allowed to resume after a surveillance court judge rules that Congress meant to keep the NSA's program going until November.

By June 30, 2015

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Apple fine upheld for violating Taiwan law on iPhone pricing

The Taiwanese government wins a suit in which the company was accused of illegally assigning prices to the iPhone.

By June 17, 2015

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Gamergate is the latest controversial plot in 'Law & Order: SVU'

Previews of the next episode of the TV cop drama show a female video game developer harassed and threatened by online trolls.

By February 9, 2015

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Watch firefighters blast drone out of sky with hose

In drone versus firehose there is one clear winner. But was the drone controller invading privacy, or are the firefighters guilty of destroying his property?

By June 10, 2015

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Woman filming law enforcement has phone smashed by federal agent

Technically Incorrect: In something of a meta-event, a woman who is filming police during an operation is herself filmed as a deputy marshal grabs her phone and throws it to the ground.

By April 22, 2015

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The hefty price of keeping up with Moore's Law

CNET's Bridget Carey and Ben Fox Rubin discuss how Moore's Law sets the pace for all technology today and what can happen if a company doesn't keep up.

By April 16, 2015