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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

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Freedom Act passes US House, despite Silicon Valley concerns

The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."

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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.

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Tech Retrospect: Google drones and Amazon phones

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

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OKCupid pulls Firefox boycott letter

Firefox users are no longer being urged to boycott the browser after OKCupid protested the anti-gay views expressed by Mozilla's new CEO.

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Obama proposes end to NSA bulk data collection

If approved by Congress, the legislation would keep phone records in the hands of phone companies and not with the NSA.

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Obama said to announce legislation halting NSA’s phone record collecting

Major legislative proposals to the government’s surveillance programs -- specifically those that gather bulk call data on US residents -- are expected to be revealed this week.

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Porn filters slammed by Lib Dems as 'false sense of security'

Lib Dem president Tim Farron has attacked mandatory opt-out Internet filters as "misconceived, ineffective and illiberal".

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Home Office updates laws banning 3D-printed guns

If you own, buy, make or sell a 3D-printed gun, you could face 10 years in prison, under updated UK legislation.

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Roaming charges could be quashed by EU legislation next week

EU legislation will be proposed next week that could put an end to roaming charges.

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Episode 49: Moto X's big night out

This week on Always On, we road test Motorola's Moto X, taking it out for a night on the town. We explore new parking options using tech on a smartphone. And, Molly Wood rants about Google Glass.

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