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UK filters to safeguard children block wrong sites -- report

The UK is now drafting a list of sites that should be unblocked by the filters and put onto a whitelist to ensure they stay accessible.

By January 31, 2014

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Google endorses a simpler way to secure your data

Even the strongest passwords can be hacked, which is why Google urges users to adopt two-step authentication. A new USB drive makes it easier for users to safeguard their data.

By October 21, 2014

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Sen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law'

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.

By October 20, 2014

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US spying scandal will 'break the Internet,' says Google's Schmidt

US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.

By October 8, 2014

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Controversial 'Airbnb law' approved by SF supervisors

Legislation allows property owners and tenants to use websites to rent out their homes, apartments and rooms on a temporary basis.

By October 7, 2014

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Airbnb supporters rally for legalization in San Francisco

A group of "home sharers" hold court out front of City Hall to call on the Board of Supervisors to pass legislation that would legalize short-term rentals in certain situations.

By October 7, 2014

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Amazon becomes latest EU target in tax probe

European Union officials contend that a Luxembourg ruling from 2003 could represent an improper tax shelter and thus require Amazon to pay back taxes.

By October 7, 2014

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Finders keepers: The best password managers out there

In light of the Russian hackers recently collecting sensitive data of more than 1.2 billion Internet users, it's all the more important to safeguard your private information with a strong password. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best password storage programs and applications designed to keep you safe.

By August 7, 2014

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Google promised to safeguard Arris in Moto-TiVo spat

The search giant will only require Arris to pay a small sum if Motorola is found to have infringed a TiVo patent on DVR technology.

By December 20, 2012

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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