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Bringing your own smartphone to Verizon: What you need to know

CNET's Marguerite Reardon says the wireless industry is offering more choices for how you buy devices and gives her advice on figuring out what works best for you.

By August 28, 2015

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Justice Dept., Democratic lawmakers want smaller carriers to get larger slice of spectrum

Lawyers from the Justice Department along with five Democratic senators send letters to the FCC urging it to craft rules that favor smaller players like T-Mobile in next year's spectrum auction.

By June 25, 2015

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Airbnb goes head-to-head with San Francisco lawmakers, again

The city's board of supervisors will decide next month whether to amend the "Airbnb law" that legalized short-term rentals in San Francisco.

By June 9, 2015

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Detest Uber's surge pricing? Some drivers don't like it either

The practice of tripling, quadrupling and quintupling ride fares in times of high demand may face limits from New York City officials. Many drivers might be OK with that.

By August 23, 2015

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Lawmakers push feds to investigate Verizon's use of 'supercookies'

Concerned about privacy, three Democrats in the US Senate are asking the FCC and FTC to investigate Verizon's use of "supercookies" to track the online activities of millions of mobile customers.

By February 7, 2015

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Uber to roll out mapping vehicles in Arizona

The ride-hailing company partners with the University of Arizona to boost its mapping and safety technology, leading to more speculation about self-driving cars.

By August 25, 2015

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Uber driver accused of sexual assault in China

Another report surfaces of an Uber driver attacking a passenger -- calling into question the safety of the ride-hailing service in one of its fastest growing markets.

By August 27, 2015

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Airbnb starts collecting taxes in Paris, its biggest market

After firing up tax collection in a handful of US cities, the home rental service brings the toll to France.

By August 25, 2015

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Tech titans warn MovieTube suit could revive Stop Online Piracy Act

Google, Facebook among those that say the film studios' suit against the MovieTube site aims to resurrect the wide powers that copyright holders would have had if SOPA had become law.

By August 11, 2015

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Uber and NYC shake hands and make peace, for now

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drops his proposal to place a cap on the number of Uber cars in the city, while the ride-hailing service agrees to hand over previously undisclosed data.

By July 22, 2015