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San Francisco wants to end Airbnb abuses with proposed rules

New regulations would require San Francisco Airbnb host to register with the city and limit rentals to 90 days a year.

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Buy once, play anywhere: First universal Windows apps hit Microsoft app stores

"Buy once, play anywhere" comes to Microsoft's ecosystem.

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See ya, Microsoft: Intel looks to Android for growth in tablets

Intel projects Android will be in 80 percent to 90 percent of the tablets it expects to ship with its chips this year

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Google Glass one-day sale ends in a sell-out (and proof that people like white frames?)

All editions have been scooped up, but Google says it's looking for ways to expand the Explorer program.

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LaCie warns hackers may have customer info, credit cards after year-long breach

For almost an entire year beginning in March 2013, malicious attackers may have been harvesting customer information including credit card data, LaCie says.

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Mt. Gox files for liquidation as Japan rejects rehab plans

A long, convoluted road lies ahead for what was once the world's largest exchange for bitcoin

Galaxy S5 fingerprint login fooled by familiar iPhone 5s TouchID hack

The integration with Paypal makes the weakness of Samsung's implementation extra serious.

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Rushed Heartbleed fixes may expose users to new attacks

Be careful patching the bug and restarting, or attackers could slip in, Kaspersky says

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As PC market stabilizes, Intel focuses on smartphones

As the PC market shows some signs of stabilization -- thanks, Windows XP! -- Intel's focus turns to improving its emerging communications chip business.

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Leave no trace: Tips to cover your digital footprint and reclaim your privacy

Reduce your exposure to spying eyes with sandboxing, disk encryption and more.

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How to remotely log out of Gmail

If you've left Gmail logged in on another computer, there's a quick and easy fix.

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Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router review: Faster than anything we’ve tested

Don’t let the retro design fool you: This puppy’s a speed demon.

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Cyberlink PowerDVD 14 review: Media playback app has what you need -- almost

PowerDVD 14 has no peer in playing Blu-ray and video, but it's still a tad shy of Cyberlink's espoused goal of making it the only media player you need. There are also some bugs.

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Lenovo announces an aluminum-clad all-in-one PC and several new laptops

The Lenovo A540 AiO will be available in July. The new laptop launches range from May to August.

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Cellular industry makes concession on kill switch

Carriers, phone makers, and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough