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Kevin Rose halts plans to raze 122-year-old house in Portland

After pleas from neighbors, the Google Ventures partner and his wife accept an offer to sell the house to a longtime resident of the area who plans to preserve it.

By June 24, 2014

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Google's Kevin Rose upsets Portland neighbors with home demolition

A neighborhood group calls on the millionaire to halt the demolition of a 122-year-old house, so as not to lose "old structure, old bones, history, and community."

By June 23, 2014

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Airbnb begins collecting 14% hotel tax in San Francisco

After hammering out details with city regulators for months, the peer-to-peer home rental service will start charging guests hotel taxes on October 1.

By September 17, 2014

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Spotify combs deeper inside data for musical insights

In a new blog, the streaming service will tease out trends about how the world listens to music by combining its listening data with intelligence from new unit Echo Nest.

By September 10, 2014

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Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

By September 7, 2014

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John McAfee brings his 'Where's Waldo' act to Portland

After his deportation to the U.S., the peripatetic software millionaire says he's had it with the sun -- for now.

By January 11, 2013

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

By July 29, 2014

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Inside the 49ers' new tech-rich stadium

Levi's Stadium is the third NFL stadium to open in the last five years -- but the only one billed as a tech haven.

By August 16, 2014

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Google partners with other firms to boost Internet speeds in Asia

The search giant is investing in a $300 million underwater cable -- the latest in its business efforts to improve Web connectivity for users.

By August 11, 2014