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Google donates 17,000 Nexus 7s to Superstorm Sandy victims

The tablets have a retail value of $2.7 million and have been placed in public areas affected by Sandy.

By October 30, 2013

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Space Shuttles, carriers and Concordes: A Tour of the Intrepid Museum

What do the Concorde, the Space Shuttle, an aircraft carrier, and a cruise missile submarine have in common? They're all part the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Those iconic vehicles, and many more, in our full tour.

By August 28, 2014

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Uber hires former Obama strategist David Plouffe

The on-demand car service brings in some big guns for its political fight against the taxi industry.

By August 19, 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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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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How the Internet of Things knows where gunfire happens

SST's ShotSpotter pinpoints outdoor, urban gunshots for law enforcement agencies. Now it's moving indoors with a service for schools.

By July 27, 2014

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GoTenna creates a cell network out of thin air anywhere on Earth

The Brooklyn-based startup is offering a solution for off-the-grid travelers who need low-cost connectivity for their smartphone -- and it doesn't rely on satellites.

By July 17, 2014

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Uber to cap surge pricing in NY during emergencies

It's not the end of Uber's notorious surge pricing model, but the on-demand car service agrees to stop charging excessive rates during natural disasters and emergencies.

By July 8, 2014

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Lyft to roll out in New York City with free rides for new users

Going head to head with Uber, the ride-sharing service brings its pink mustache to Brooklyn and Queens.

By July 8, 2014

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Facebook learning the costs of consumer hardware with Oculus

The social networking giant's $2 billion bet on the virtual reality pioneer is bringing into focus the real costs of becoming a mass market consumer electronics maker.

By June 26, 2014