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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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Google reportedly in talks for stake in Virgin Galactic

Days after announcing it agreed to buy a satellite startup, Google appears to be making another bet on space.

By June 12, 2014

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SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital

DIY home security startup SimpliSafe has plans to add staff and expand its product line.

By May 21, 2014

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Ambri hopes liquid batteries are the future of clean tech

Backed by Bill Gates, the startup wants to make wind- and solar-energy storage more reliable.

By April 30, 2014

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eBay, Carl Icahn butt heads over Skype sale

In the latest episode of this online saga, Icahn demands an inspection of eBay's records on the Skype deal, while eBay again refutes Icahn's accusations.

By March 3, 2014

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Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox offline amid 'insolvency' charges

The Web site and Twitter feed of the troubled Bitcoin exchange are wiped clean as trading is apparently halted.

By February 24, 2014

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Uncarrier T-Mobile wants to be your un-bank too

The carrier's Mobile Money program is designed to go after customers who haven't traditionally had bank accounts.

By January 21, 2014

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Venture-backed companies see year-end surge

Fourth-quarter acquisitions and a smattering of IPOs throughout 2009 reflect rising confidence that bodes well for 2010, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.

By January 4, 2010

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Post-Twitter IPO: Time to fret about a new tech bubble?

This much is clear: Things are getting frothy out there. But does the stock market's reaction to Twitter's IPO mean another tech bubble is forming?

By November 7, 2013

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Thiel-backed Mithril Capital targets growth-stage tech ventures

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel launches a San Francisco-based venture capital firm seeking to take the road less traveled -- in other words, no cloud, no social.

By June 20, 2012