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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Uber, Lyft, Airbnb lead top travel, transportation apps in June

App analytics company App Annie tracks the popularity of travel and transportation apps for the first time.

By July 30, 2014

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Google appoints former Ford CEO Mulally to board

After leaving Ford on July 1, auto and aviation industry giant Alan Mulally is named to Google's board of directors and audit committee.

By July 15, 2014

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Alan Mulally: The CEO who mortgaged Ford's legacy for tech's sake

Few automotive CEOs have pushed a company further and faster than Ford's Mulally. As he steps down, we look back at his impact on the Blue Oval.

By May 1, 2014

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Google’s fiber effect: Fuel for a broadband explosion

The mere promise of Google Fiber seems to be enough to send rivals scrambling to deliver ultrafast Internet service at a reasonable price. Just look at Austin, Texas.

By April 30, 2014

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Software engineers think they're amazingly great, study says

In research performed by Chef, 91 percent of software engineers think they're the most valued employees at their company. It makes one wonder about the other 9 percent.

By April 14, 2014

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HullCoin is first local government digital currency in UK

The British city of Hull has introduced its own version of Bitcoin to help local residents suffering after government cuts.

By April 1, 2014

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Google Fiber copycat to deliver 1Gbps broadband in Mississippi

Regional wireless provider C Spire is using the Google Fiber playbook to deliver ultra high-speed broadband in Mississippi. The move could signal a trend in which other companies use the Google business model to bring fiber to other regions of the US.

By March 19, 2014

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Goodyear unveils next-gen blimp, first in 45 years

The tire company will ply the skies with an all-new zeppelin that will go faster and be more efficient than its current blimps -- and you could name it.

By March 14, 2014

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Google Barge on the move: Next stop, Stockton?

Richmond, Calif., is itching to have the now famous barge but it may face competition from nearby Stockton, a city left teetering on the edge by the nation's housing crisis.

By February 25, 2014