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Anti-tech protesters target Kevin Rose's neighborhood

The Digg founder and Google Ventures partner reports that protesters carried a banner and distributed leaflets that described Rose as a "parasite."

By Apr. 6, 2014

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Meet K5, your friendly neighborhood robo-cop (pictures)

Can a 300-pound R2-D2 lookalike make schools, malls, and workplaces safer? Robot maker Knightscope sure thinks so.

6 Images Dec. 5, 2013

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Nextdoor nabs $60M to bring its network to more neighborhoods

You and your neighbors equal money in the bank for this young but growing company.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Neighborhood network Nextdoor takes up residence on Android

Neighbors can now use their Android smartphones to exchange critical information, swap last-minute baking needs, and get police updates.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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Hark! Three habitable planets found in our neighborhood

Thought to have the potential for liquid water, the three planets are close to Gliese 667C, a star about 22 light-years from home.

By Jun. 25, 2013

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Comcast expands Wi-Fi network with new 'neighborhood' initiative

Comcast users will soon be contributing to the company's Wi-Fi network coverage through a gateway that transmits a public Wi-Fi signal that can be accessed by any Xfinity subscriber.

By Jun. 10, 2013

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Nextdoor, your neighborhood social network, now on iPhone

App helps neighbors send and access critical updates about their communities from their smartphones.

By May. 23, 2013

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Google brings Wi-Fi sprawl to NYC neighborhood

The free public service, which is being unveiled today, is said to be the largest contiguous Wi-Fi network in all of the Big Apple.

By Jan. 8, 2013

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Use Nextdoor to prepare your neighborhood for disaster

The service helps you organize your neighbors into a social network, but sharing emergency-preparedness information customized to your area may require a free site-building service such as Google Sites.

By Nov. 14, 2012

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Why Airbnb Neighborhoods could make traveling easier for all

commentary The room- and house-rental service is aiming to make the experience of traveling to unfamiliar cities much better. One frequent traveler knows tools like these could be a big hit.

By Nov. 13, 2012