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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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This peculiar cup could give astronauts the espresso experience in space

A specially designed "space cup" would let astronauts sip their espresso in Zero-G style aboard the ISS.

By November 25, 2014

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How to make Thanksgiving travel less miserable

If you are driving to your turkey dinner next week, Google Maps offers seven helpful pointers.

By November 20, 2014

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What scuttled Google's barge plans? The fire hazard

For a while, the mystery of the Google barges kept the buzz afloat. But then the Coast Guard took a closer look inside.

By November 7, 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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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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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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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