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FAA offers framework to legalize commercial -- but not delivery -- drones

The long-awaited rules for unmanned aircraft could open the door for much more regular use of the devices. However, delivery drones don't fit in the new proposed regulations.

By February 15, 2015

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Uber makes move to operate legally in South Korea

The car-hailing service's proposal would see drivers get commercial licenses, requiring them to have minimum amounts of experience and insurance.

By February 4, 2015

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Uber's legal struggles hamstring expansion in Asia

As the US company aims to disrupt taxi markets across the globe, regulators in several countries in Asia are making it difficult for it to gain a foothold.

By January 28, 2015

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Apple, Ericsson trade legal shots over patent royalties

Apple has sued Ericsson, arguing that the Swedish company is charging too much on royalties that are not "essential" to industry cellular standards.

By January 14, 2015

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Uber hit yet again with legality concerns -- this time in Asia

Taiwan and China mega-city Chongqing are questioning whether Uber has the right to operate its service -- regardless of Uber's new agreement with Chinese search engine Baidu.

By December 22, 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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Airbnb supporters rally for legalization in San Francisco

A group of "home sharers" hold court out front of City Hall to call on the Board of Supervisors to pass legislation that would legalize short-term rentals in certain situations.

By October 7, 2014

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​Valve hit with legal action in Australia over misleading consumers

Valve will face Australia's Federal Court over claims it misled customers about refunds and guarantees on Steam games.

By August 28, 2014

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest tests legal right to film police

Reports from Missouri suggest police are demanding that people stop using mobile phones and other cameras to film their activities. Whose side is the law on?

By August 14, 2014