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Steve Jobs. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Late Steve Jobs Becomes Key Witness (On Video) Apple iPod Class-Action Case

After nearly a decade in legal wrangling, a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple’s iPod music players heads to trial on Tuesday in a California federal court. A key witness will be none other than the company’s legendary late founder Steve Jobs, who will be heard in a videotaped deposition.

12/02/2014

Taxicab drivers in San Francisco have been voicing their frustration with rideshare services like Uber, Lyft and sidecar with these bumper stickers. (CBS)

Anti-Rideshare Bumper Stickers Help San Francisco Taxi Drivers Voice Frustration

The decision to suspend pickup privileges of two drivers involved in last month’s taxi demonstration that blocked airport traffic isn’t improving the moods of cabbies as a holiday truce takes effect.

12/01/2014

James Franco (left) & Seth Rogen (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Sony’s Computer System Hacked, Causing Problems For Film Studio

The FBI has confirmed it is investigating a recent hacking attack at Sony Pictures Entertainment, which caused major internal computer problems at the film studio last week.

12/01/2014

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Santa Cruz Officers Using ‘Smart Guns’ To Track When Weapons Unholstered, Fired

One procedure that failed in Ferguson was Officer Wilson’s attempt to call for backup. His radio was switched to the wrong channel. But a remarkable technology in California sets help in motion the moment a gun is drawn.

12/01/2014

A robot moves products on the floor of an Amazon warehouse in Tracy, California. (CBS)

Amazon Deploys Robots To Boost Holiday Distribution At Tracy Facility

Today marks “Cyber Monday” which traditionally is Amazon. com’s biggest day of online shopping and this year the company has implemented robots to make distributions run more efficiently.

12/01/2014

An employee seals a box at an Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center.  ( David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Amazon Offers Easy Way To Donate While Finding The Best Cyber Monday Deal

Many may spend Monday scouring Amazon for the best gift deals for the holiday season, but the website also offers an easy way to help others during the giving season, and all year round.

12/01/2014

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Free Speech Or Violent Act? Supreme Court To Consider Facebook, Social Media Threats

The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.

12/01/2014

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Former Wall Street Analyst Guarantees Students’ Acceptance At Elite Colleges

A tutoring center offers an exclusive algorithm to help students get into the college of their dreams. And the man who developed the formula even promises a money-back guarantee — but his service is not cheap.

11/30/2014

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

European Parliament Votes To Break Up Google

European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.
The European parliament on Thursday approved a non-binding resolution that calls for the unbundling of search engines from other services that internet companies offer, a practice that could in theory lead to the break-up of giant internet companies like Google.

11/28/2014

A package delivered by San Francisco-based start-up Doorman. (Doorman via Facebook)

With Online Holiday Shopping Season In Full Swing, San Francisco Start-Up Doorman Aims To Keep Packages Safe

Doorman allows people to get their packages delivered to them, rather than have packages left at their house or missed delivery stickers posted on their door.

11/28/2014

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