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Public parking app MonkeyParking suspends service in San Francisco

The move comes after a cease-and-desist demand from the city attorney.

Putting pocket breathalyzers to the test

We look at a trio of smartphone accessories aimed at alerting you when you've had one too many. But which device came out on top?

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MonkeyParking says SF shut-down demand is bananas

The public parking app company rejects the notion that it buys or sells spots.

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How augmented reality wants to help you shop

At this week's Augmented World Expo, some companies are showing off how 3D imaging techniques can be used to help sell products.

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Google's latest search feature lets you know what's cooking

Type "Show me the menu for" in front of the name of a restaurant, and your Google search results will now let you know what's for dinner.

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New York City makes room for Breather: Airbnb for work

Breather's app lets iPhone users unlock private rooms for work and conferencing.

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Askem likely to be Windows Phone's next social app

Microsoft invests in Askem, a social quiz app that has so far been released just for iOS devices.

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100 American Eagle stores, hungry for data, will ping shoppers' phones

An integration with Shopkick will send deals to people's smartphones at the front entrance.

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Taxi! Five free apps for hailing a legit cab

Stop waving your hand at every passing cab. Hail them with your phone instead.

Shopular is the mallrat's guide to Black Friday and beyond

Every ad for every store, all in one place? Yes, please.

Level Money wants your wallet to turn its head and cough

Forget budgeting. This is a whole new way to watch your finances.

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It's the Samsung Galaxy Gear! Sort of. Perhaps. Mostly?

Everybody calm down. These are only pictures, and we won't know what's inside the final shipping smartwatch until Samsung is good and ready.

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Pain-free parking apps

If a free app can save you from getting a parking ticket, or wasting gas while hunting for a space, you better believe it's worth a download.

Tech For Life: Cooking up a storm with kitchen-friendly gadgets and apps

Whether you aspire to become a four-star chef or just avoid a four-alarm fire the next time you cook dinner, the right accessories and apps can be invaluable in the kitchen.

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Tech For Life: Gadgets and apps for the kitchen

Whether you want to be a four-star chef or just avoid a four-alarm fire in the kitchen, plenty of apps and accessories can help you get food on the table.

Uber let you hail an ice cream truck for a day

The mobile app developer hoped to lure new users with its ice cream delivery promotion.

Uber users summon ice cream trucks rather than rides for promo

The mobile app developer hoped to lure new users with its ice cream delivery promotion.

Pay with friends: Uber lets you split fares

No more arguing over whose credit card has to take the hit.

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