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Following GPS, a woman is shot dead in a dangerous neighborhood

Technically Incorrect: A Brazilian woman uses the Waze app to find a particular street. However, there are two streets with similar names in the vicinity. One leads to a favela.

By October 7, 2015


New Yorkers protest 'Internet people' invading neighborhood

On the Upper West Side, locals object to a sidewalk cafe where people allegedly do awful things such as have Internet dates.

By October 5, 2014


This is heavy: The Internet is ready to party with Marty

Hoverboards, DeLoreans and viewing parties across the globe flood the Web for Back to the Future Day.

By October 21, 2015


Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think

The CNET News team ventured out this summer to see how the world's innovation hot spots compared with the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's what we learned during Road Trip 2015.

By September 27, 2015


Giants hiding among us

From CNET Magazine: Carrier cell sites live on top of buildings, inside forest groves, or right next to your bus stop. Sometimes these giant antennas are too obvious to ignore, but other times they're entirely undetectable.

By September 8, 2015


East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

By August 31, 2015


Tech money drives San Francisco building boom, pushes others out

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how new skyscrapers are defining a new era in the City by the Bay. The winners: tech. The losers: pretty much everyone else.

By August 24, 2015


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


Uber brings food delivery to its hometown, San Francisco

The ride-hailing service expands its UberEats feature to the City by the Bay, offering up on-demand gourmet fare.

By August 18, 2015


Seattle wants the tech scene, but not the division that could come with it

The Emerald City is brewing plenty of startups, thanks in part to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. But can it avoid a rift in the community?

By August 17, 2015