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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


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


Airbnb Neighborhoods: Last word in picking best place to stay?

The room- and house-rental service is trying to give its users a way to easily choose among many different locations -- and pick the one that's best for them.

By Nov. 13, 2012


Nextdoor: First private social network for neighborhoods

Nextdoor, which goes lives today, helps citizens strengthen local ties and enhance neighbor-to-neighbor communication.

By Oct. 26, 2011


Neighborhoods with more crime have more Uber rides

By studying patterns for ride requests and crimes such as theft and prostitution, Uber engineers are figuring out when and where you're likely to want to book a ride.

By Sep. 13, 2011


R2-D2 soon to be taking over neighborhoods, eating mail deliveries

I hope none of my tax dollars went into this.

By Mar. 9, 2007


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


Shuttle bus protest hits Microsoft in Seattle

Following similar protests in San Francisco and Oakland, demonstrators blocked tech shuttle buses in the Great Northwest.

By Feb. 10, 2014


AT&T CEO: We'll piggyback on Google's Fiber rollout plans

If Google is allowed to go after specific neighborhoods and homes in Austin, Texas, AT&T says it should be able to snag the same terms and conditions for its own fiber-optic deployment.

By May. 15, 2013


Google said to open 200-worker office in San Francisco

Creating office space for engineers from all of its recent acquisitions, the Web giant is said to be leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in the city's Mission neighborhood.

By Feb. 17, 2014