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SF: Airbnb, Craigslist rentals need to 'play by the rules' (Q&A)

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.

By April 19, 2014

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Sen. Manchin demands complete US ban on Bitcoin

Sen. Joe Manchin, who has not exactly been a booster of the cryptocurrency, is asking federal regulators to "ban" Bitcoin because it's "highly unstable and disruptive."

By February 26, 2014

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Researchers reveal the language of Kickstarter success

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have analyzed the top phrases of successful -- and unsuccessful -- Kickstarter campaigns. Hint: mentioning cats doesn't hurt.

By January 16, 2014

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Abandoned tax reforms hit Aussie startups hard

Reforms in Australia's tax system that could have helped the startup scene in Australia have been abandoned, making future investments in new businesses a risk.

By December 16, 2013

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Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)

The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.

By December 6, 2013

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Confused about online sales taxes? You're not alone

Are you doing some shopping online this holiday season and wondering why you're getting charged sales tax and your sister in another state isn't? In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains.

By December 4, 2013

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Al Gore: Let's 'put a price on carbon'

In a speech at the Social Good Summit, the former US vice president says that taxing carbon use would be an essential tool for fighting global warming and its ravaging effects.

By September 23, 2013

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Watch out, tech firms: Governments plan to curb tax-skirting

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has a 15-point plan designed to stop corporations from moving profits overseas and thus saving billions of dollars from being taxed.

By July 19, 2013

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Ireland reportedly considering corporate tax reforms

Irish finance officials are considering ways to phase out a tax-avoidance technique allegedly exploited by several U.S. companies, including Apple, according to an Irish financial newspaper.

By May 27, 2013

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Google tax blasted by Ed Miliband as Schmidt slips

Ed Miliband blasted Google over tax avoidance at the Big Tent event today, while Google boss Eric Schmidt made an embarrassing slip.

By May 22, 2013