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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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Uber executives taken into custody in France

Days after violent cabbie protests in France, tension between the ride-hailing service and the authorities continues to grow.

By June 29, 2015

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Supreme Court refuses to hear Google's appeal in Java patent case

The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

By June 29, 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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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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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