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2015 Ford Edge (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Facial-Recognition Vehicles In Development Through Intel & Ford

Automobiles will one day “know” who is in the driver’s seat, literally…

06/26/2014

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Whole Foods Penalized $800,000 For Overcharging California Customers

Whole Foods will pay about $800,000 in penalties and fees after an investigation found the grocery retailer was overcharging customers in California.

06/24/2014

(CBS SF)

State Investigating Flawed Covered California Doctor Lists From Insurers

For months, KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch has been investigating consumer complaints about Covered California insurance policies. The months long investigation uncovered everything from too few doctors to complaints of insurance bait and switch.

06/24/2014

(CBS SF)

State Investigating Covered California Insurers After KPIX 5 Reports On Customers Not Finding Doctors

State regulators are investigating whether two large insurance companies, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California, may have broken state laws by misleading customers who signed up for their plans through Covered California.

06/20/2014

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Looks To Ban Cell Phone Kiosks To Deter Thefts

Oakland is looking to ban what some say is an easy way for thieves to cash in on stolen cell phones.

06/18/2014

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San Francisco For-Profit College Settles Alleged Deceptive Marketing Suit For $4.4M

The California Art Institute in San Francisco, a for-profit university, has agreed to a $4.4 million settlement with the City Attorney’s office over claims that it allegedly used deceptive marketing tactics.

06/18/2014

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President Obama Enacts Ocean Preserve, Marking Win For Environmentalists

Vowing to protect fragile marine life, President Barack Obama acted Tuesday to create the world’s largest ocean preserve by expanding a national monument his predecessor established in waters thousands of miles from the American mainland.

06/17/2014

Tesla announced the new crossover Model X will roll out next year. (CBS)

Tesla Announces Model X Will Roll Out In Early 2015

Tesla is getting ready to add another vehicle to its lineup.

06/16/2014

A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between November 27 and December 15 may have been stolen. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Long Lines, Frustrated Shoppers After Nationwide Target Checkout Glitch

Target shoppers can expect trouble at the cash register again after issues with debit, gift, and EBT cards caused long lines across the country Sunday.

06/15/2014

Home Dining

ConsumerWatch: Startups Let Home Cooks Play Restaurateur

Several new startups are giving home cooks the chance to prove their chops in the kitchen and make a few dollars by hosting meals in their homes.

06/13/2014

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