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Jake Gyllenhaal in "Nightcrawler" (credit: Chuck Zlotnick/Open Road Films)

New Jake Gyllenhaal Film ‘Nightcrawler’ Places An Ad On Craigslist

Open Road Films took to SF-based Craigslist as a social media tool to promote new film…

08/06/2014

The Pandora splash image is seen on an iPhone. (CBS)

Oakland-Based Pandora Internet Radio Cuts First-Ever Direct Deal With Artists

Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.

08/06/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Laws May Grant Family Access To Deceased Person’s Digital Information

One Virginia man tried to access his son’s Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he’s fighting to change that nationwide.

08/06/2014

A screenshot of the UberPool beta. (CBS)

Uber To Test New Service That Allows Riders To Split Bill When Traveling To Similar Destinations

UberPool would allow customers to share a ride and split the cost when traveling along a similar route.

08/06/2014

Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

San Jose Police Apologizes For Secrecy Surrounding Purchase Of Drone

The San Jose Police Department has issued an apology for the secretive purchase of a drone earlier this year.

08/05/2014

Square headquarters on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Square Purchases Bay-Area Startup—Caviar; Enters Food Delivery Business

San Francisco mobile-payment company, Square, has bought a Bay Area startup that delivers meals from restaurants called, Caviar. Our technology analyst says our options on food delivery are on the rise.

08/05/2014

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Restaurant Checkout App MyCheck Expands To Bay Area; Customers Can Dine And Dash, Pay Bill On Smartphone

Restaurant diners in the Bay Area may soon be able to skip out without waiting for the check with the expansion of an app that allows customers to dine and dash while paying the bill on their smartphone.

08/05/2014

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Tech Bus Breaks Down, Blocks J-Church Muni Tracks Near Dolores Park In SF

A private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park Tuesday morning.

08/05/2014

A screenshot of Gmail. (CBS)

Larry Magid: How Google Watches Users’ Gmail Accounts

A man suspected of distributing child porn has been arrested in Houston in part because Google was able to tip off authorities by flagging photos in the man’s email account. So just how much does Google know about your Gmail account? KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains.

08/04/2014

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