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San Francisco Sure Does Order a Lot of Cat Food

The Bay Area's online shoppers also show a rabid desire for toilet paper, protein powder, and (uhm) mayonnaise.

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The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets

The vehicle has now moved beyond highways to its next phase: roaming the roads of Mountain View.

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Google Will Give Kids in San Francisco Free Bus Passes

The company is donating $6.8 million over the next two years.

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A San Francisco Woman Claims She Was Attacked for Wearing Google Glass

The latest in the ongoing anti-tech Bay Area class war.

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What Silicon Valley Might Look Like If All of Its Employees Actually Lived There

Thousands of 800-square foot apartments in 20 to 50-story towers.

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Seattle Now Has Its Very Own Tech Shuttle Protesters, Too

With a decidedly more anarchist bent.

What Google Autocomplete Thinks of the 'Poor,' 'Violent' Americas

Putting North and South American nations through Google produces some interesting results.

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The First Google Glass Moving Violation Case Got Dropped

But it's still unclear whether wearing the device is truly legal while driving.

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Did San Francisco's Google Bus Deal Just Set a Price for Curb Space?

Charging tech companies to use city stops opens up a discussion about who else should pay to hog the street.

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San Francisco Is Going to Charge the Google Bus to Use Its Bus Stops

The city reaches a pilot agreement with tech companies operating the controversial private transportation networks.

Why I'm Not Embarrassed to Have Been Fooled by the Google Bus Protest Hoax

People are angry about Silicon Valley's private shuttles for some very real reasons.

Please, Allow Yahoo! Autocomplete to Insult Your City

This wonderfully poisonous map shows what Yahoo!'s search engine thinks of places, such as "Chicago is so two years ago" and "Philadelphia is ugly."

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The World Has Lost an Unbelievable Amount of Forest Since 1999

New high-resolution maps show that we've gobbled up green space more than twice the size of Texas.

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Google's New Chicago Home Isn't More Transit-Friendly, But It Is More Highway-Friendly

Yet it's being hailed as a victory for transit-oriented development.

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The Next Big Traffic Safety Debate: Google Glass

A San Diego woman recently got a ticket for driving with them on. This is only the beginning.

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Google Just Installed the Sydney Monorail in its Australian Offices

Because they would.

The Incredible History of San Francisco's Coast, as Seen From the Air

Blood-colored evaporation ponds, smoldering toxic-waste dumps, a rusting fleet of military ghost ships – the Bay Area has it all.

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The App That Turns Tourists Into Locals

Urban Buddy helps travelers draw wisdom from veteran city residents in real-time.

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The U.K. Doesn't Want Motorists Using Google Glass, Obviously

Also, New York updates its list of offensive license plates, and one rebellious bureaucrat thwarts Pennsylvania's anti-gay-marriage laws.