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Tech money drives SF building boom, pushes others out

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET follows how new skyscrapers with rising office rents have come to define a new era in the city by the bay. The winners: tech. The losers: pretty much everyone else.
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Apple’s Cook: Don’t fret — China growth remains strong

In a rare move, Apple’s CEO emails Jim Cramer, a host on the CBNC business network, to reassure investors about sales in a very important region.
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Detest Uber’s surge pricing? Some drivers don’t like it either

The practice of tripling, quadrupling and quintupling ride fares in times of high demand may face limits from New York City officials. Many drivers might be OK with that.
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Happy 20th birthday, Microsoft Windows 95

Twenty years before it launched Windows 10 — in a very different time and place — Microsoft launched Windows 95.
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The future of the tablet is the PC

As the tablet market slows, mobile computing is gravitating toward devices that can convert from a tablet to a laptop and back again.
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Microsoft’s Hello facial detection system tells twins apart

The new log-in system for Windows 10 recognizes your face — and reportedly can distinguish you from your identical twin.
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Apple: Some iPhone 6 Plus devices have faulty cameras

“A small percentage" of the phones sold between September and January have iSight cameras that take blurry shots. But if you got stuck, you can get a fix at no charge.
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