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Uber battles D.C. regulators over the size of its cars

The Washington D.C. Taxi Commission outlaws UberX because it uses mid-size vehicles without a meter, which supposedly causes unfair competition to taxicabs.

By August 21, 2013


Tumblr axes editorial team behind Storyboard 'experiment'

Saying it "couldn't be happier" with its effort, blogging platform lays off writers hired to cover Tumblr as a "living, breathing community."

By April 9, 2013


Facebook becomes gang's stomping ground -- and demise

New York Police discovered two gangs using the social network to threaten, taunt, and grandstand each other -- giving them evidence to arrest 49 members who are now facing murder charges.

By September 12, 2012


The 404 1,070: Where we fatten them up and move them out (podcast)

It's the last day of the CNET Minority Report and the topics are all over the place! We'll spend the first part of the episode discussing Bloomberg's sugary drink ban, then move onto creative computer cooling, paying for friends online, and a brief history of sneakers starring Kanye's Air Yeezy 2s.

By June 8, 2012


Storm tracker: Sites for following hurricanes

Which Web sites are best for tracking and preparing for Irene?

By August 26, 2011


Live from NYC: Great-sounding live music on the radio

WNYC radio host John Schaefer delivers more than 10 hours of provocative music and talk every week.

By July 24, 2011


Insignia NS-HD01: HD Radio to go

Insignia's tiny NS-HD01 HD Radio packs a heavyweight punch.

By February 2, 2011


Sony's awesome but ridiculously cheap AM/FM HD Radio

No baloney, it's a Sony! The $100 XDR-F1HD just might be the world's best HD Radio.

By November 25, 2008


Grammy winning record producer says CD quality isn't good enough

Producer T-Bone Burnett speaks out about the lack of sound quality on CDs and downloads, and a possible solution.

By June 11, 2008


I hear voices: Could highly directional sound advertising be the next big thing?

New technologies deliver highly focused sound.

By December 20, 2007