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Second verse, same as the first

The names are different, but revisiting a column from 1995 shows how little some things have changed for the companies that dominate the tech industry.

By July 17, 2015

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Airbnb brings sharing economy under the microscope

The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.

By July 12, 2015

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Use Microsoft Tossup to quickly get group feedback

Whether you're planning a meeting, looking for a dinner spot, or just conducting a friendly poll, Microsoft's new app makes it easy.

By July 10, 2015

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A venture capitalist's latest fix for California rests in the cloud

After his plan to break up California flopped, Tim Draper takes another stab at changing the state's government, giving $500,000 for counties to use a startup's data visualization tools.

By June 24, 2015

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Meet the world's most successful geek-turned-politician

In Iceland recently, CNET's Eric Mack tracked down one of the world's most impressive geek politicians, Pirate Party leader Birgitta Jonsdottir.

By May 12, 2015

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FCC chairman on schools: Basic connectivity is now inadequate

Chairman Tom Wheeler makes his case for higher-speed Internet access in schools, proposing a plan to increase the monthly fee in phone bills by 16 cents to cover new investment.

By November 17, 2014

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Facebook, Google remind you to get out and vote

Both sites are offering visual clues for US citizens to prompt them to vote and help them find the ballot box.

By November 4, 2014

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Google buys polling startup Polar to bolster Google+

Search giant adds to the team working on its social network. That includes the startup's founder, who wrote the book "Mobile First," which has become a Silicon Valley mantra.

By September 11, 2014

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Take 'taxers' to task in Republican video game

In the great American tradition of weird political stunts comes the 8-bit video game "Giopi: 2014 Mission Majority."

By August 26, 2014

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The Emmys and online shows: Yup, as stodgy as you'd think

Netflix made headlines last year at the Emmy television awards, but a deeper look shows the awards are no faster to recognize online programming than they were for cable.

By August 24, 2014