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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Crave giveaway: iPhone 6 accessories aplenty

Win $250 worth of fun iPhone accoutrements, including a case, a cleaning tool, a speaker and a little Bluetooth remote that lets you take smartphone photos without holding your phone.

By November 28, 2014

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HomeAway sues San Francisco to block new 'Airbnb law'

A vacation rental site contends that newly signed ordinance violates the US Constitution and discriminates against non-permanent SF residents.

By November 3, 2014

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Sen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law'

The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a law that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites.

By October 20, 2014

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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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European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.

By November 27, 2014

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Law-abiding drones? Hailo founder aims to make the idea fly

Jay Bregman believes that drone makers will pay for the tech needed to curtail issues with safety and privacy and to comply with the law. Call it regulatory engineering.

By November 6, 2014

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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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San Francisco passes 'Airbnb law,' one step closer to making rentals legal

The Board of Supervisors votes to allow short-term rentals, ignoring Sen. Dianne Feinstein's warning that the law could be detrimental to the city.

By October 21, 2014

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Let slip the doges of war: Australian Senator calls for meme protest of data retention laws

An Australian Senator has a novel idea for fighting proposed mandatory data retention legislation, calling on Internet advocates to direct their protest at politicians in meme form.

By October 2, 2014