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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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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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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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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

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Google reportedly getting out of barge business in Maine

Google may be selling its would-be floating showroom in Maine to an international barge company. But the Google Barge in California still sits idle.

By July 31, 2014

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Google's retail ambitions with barges may be floating away

Two Google Barges in California and Maine have sat idle and unfinished for months. Now a report says Google has sold the Maine barge. Not good news for the company's retail hopes.

By August 1, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Microsoft's international email woes

Turns out storing your data overseas may not be such a good idea. Also, Samsung teases some "very innovative" products. Those stories and more in this week's rundown of all the tech news.

By August 1, 2014

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Urban Airship CEO takes leave amid sexual assault probe

Scott Kveton, co-founder of the push notification startup, tells employees that he had been thinking about stepping aside for a while but the decision was accelerated by a story about his "personal situation."

By July 8, 2014