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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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Small-city mayors: Build your tech hardware in the US

Leaders of cities outside the typical tech metropolises -- specifically cities touched by Tesla's sprawling electric-car operation in California and Nevada -- want a bigger hand in tech manufacturing.

By October 2, 2014

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Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raid

Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor. Though Twitter had already shut the account, as many as seven police officers were deputed to conduct the raid.

By April 17, 2014

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'Avengers'-style 'Community' trailer sends Greendale into the Yahoo age

"Community" is coming back for a sixth season thanks to Yahoo, and a new trailer builds the hype for what looks to be the triumphant return of Greendale's most prominent study group.

By March 3, 2015

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Man sues police for turning off dashcam during arrest

Technically Incorrect: In St. Louis, the use of cameras offers another controversy. A man claims police tried to cover up alleged rough treatment as they arrested him.

By February 18, 2015

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iPhone thefts get walloped by kill feature, officials say

Thefts of Apple's smartphone have plummeted in San Francisco, New York and London following the debut of the company's Activation Lock feature in fall 2013.

By February 11, 2015

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The Underline concept turns forgotten tunnels into walkways, cycle paths and shops

An award-winning proposal would reclaim the disused subways beneath London, with every footstep generating energy.

By February 6, 2015

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Uber to reveal ride details with Boston to help ease traffic woes

The ride-sharing service says the data, compiled in a way that protects driver and rider privacy, can be used to reduce congestion, expand transportation options and even identify potholes.

By January 13, 2015

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Anthony Weiner: I'd probably be mayor if it wasn't for the Web

The still disappointed candidate says that if this was still 1955, he would have been elected mayor.

By October 17, 2013

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CES chief on this year's show plus past product triumphs and duds (Podcast)

Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, which sponsors CES, talks about past CES successes and failures and what he expects at this year's show.

By January 4, 2015