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New Smartphone App Lets Shoppers Decide If They Like A Product’s Politics

A new smartphone app will help grocery shoppers decide if they like the politics behind a brand.

09/02/2014

An East Porterville resident takes water from a tank. Tulare County has resorted to delivering water to town residents after wells have run dry during the drought. (CBS)

Residents Of Central Valley Town Out Of Running Water Due To Drought Speak Out

In the Bay Area, our drought has prompted many people to use less water. But in the town of East Porterville, about 75 miles southeast of Fresno, there is no water. For the people living there, day-to-day life has become a struggle.

09/02/2014

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Netflix Unveils New Way To Share Recommendations

Netflix is giving subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies & TV shows…

09/02/2014

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How To Protect YOUR Nude Photos On Apple ICloud And Other Sites After Hackers Exposed Celebrities’ Nude Pictures

The simplest way to avoid having your nude photos posted all over social media like those of Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, Rihana, Selena Gomez, Kate Upton and dozens more were on Sunday, is a) not to take nude photos with any device connected to the Internet (or maybe don’t take them at all) and b) don’t upload them to the Internet for storage “in the cloud,” however some celebrities may not even realize their photos were stored on iCloud.

09/01/2014

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California Sets Insurance Standards For Ridesharing Companies

Drivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum level of insurance under a compromise the state Senate approved Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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Lyft Drivers ‘Screwed Over’ By Feud Between Ridesharing Companies

“Oh it’s been a blood feud,” one driver, who wished to remain anonymous told KPIX 5.

08/26/2014

Instagram's Hyperlapse App (credit: Jason Cipriani/CNET)

Get Started with Instagram’s Hyperlapse App

The new app helps you create time-lapse videos using your iPhone.

08/26/2014

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Californians Reconsidering Earthquake Insurance After Napa Quake

Only 10 percent of Californians buy earthquake insurance. Some say it’s too expensive, while others say they don’t think need it. But the damage from the Bay Area’s largest quake in a quarter century has many reconsidering.

08/26/2014

Tesla Charging Station (credit: LEX VAN LIESHOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla Building I-80 Supercharger Station Near Truckee

The Palo Alto-based electric car company is reported to have installed charging bays in Truckee…

08/26/2014

KCBS Instagram Feed After Napa Earthquake

Napa Earthquake First Major Bay Area Quake In Smart Phone, Social Media Technology Age

The strongest quake in 25 years plunges the Bay Area into a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Web-fueled frenzy of sharing, commenting, laughing and lamenting as an entire community was joined by wireless communication and the Internet.

08/25/2014

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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