The Board of Supervisors votes to allow short-term rentals, ignoring Sen. Dianne Feinstein's warning that the law could be detrimental to the city.
On your next vacation, trade in the impersonal nature of a hotel and opt to stay in the cozy comfort of someone's home or apartment. In this Tech Minute, CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on websites that make it easy to rent a personal vacation space.
The hometown of these peer-to-peer networks is cracking down on short-term rentals. CNET talks to the San Francisco lawmaker who's leading the charge.
If you're hitting the road (or skies) this holiday season, these three Android apps can make your journey less of a headache.
The Sky Store online movie rental service is now open to non-subscribers, with new films such as Alpha Papa on offer for £3.49 a pop.
The Nvidia Grid cloud gaming service serves up around 20 PC-based games for free, but only to a handful of devices.
Tech-friendly Mayor Ed Lee approves bill that amends local zoning laws and legalizes short-term rentals. But, not everyone is happy.
The rent-to-own computer company settles a complaint that accused it of secretly taking Webcam photos of users in their homes and recording keystrokes of Web site login credentials.
A vacation rental site contends that newly signed ordinance violates the US Constitution and discriminates against non-permanent SF residents.
The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a law that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites.