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Some Uber Drivers Accused Of Gaming System To Get Lucrative Airport Fares

Some Uber drivers are accusing other drivers of playing dirty to gain more lucrative airport fares.

13 hours ago

(CBS SF)

App Lets Riders Connect With Drivers For Late-Night Runs From SF To South Bay

When Caltrain stops running at night, a new ride sharing app called Fleet offers to take people in private cars along the San Francisco to San Jose route.

07/29/2014

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Lost Dog App Using Facial Recognition Gains Traction Among Bay Area Animal Shelters

A smartphone app that uses help dog owners find their lost pets by using doggie facial recognition is gaining traction among animal shelters in the Bay Area.

07/16/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

MonkeyParking Temporarily Disables Parking App In San Francisco

MonkeyParking said in a blog post “we are currently reviewing our service to clarify our value proposition and avoid future misunderstandings.”

07/10/2014

Google Cardboard Developers Conference Virtual Reality

Google Unleashes DIY Virtual Reality ‘Cardboard’ Goggles

While technology companies scramble to get into the virtual reality business, Google jumped right in with this do-it-yourself solution: cardboard.

06/27/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

Monkey Parking App’s CEO Refuses To Halt Operations In SF, Despite Order From City Attorney’s Office

A Rome-based startup, whose users auction off public parking spaces via an iPhone app is refusing to halt operations in San Francisco, despite an order from the city attorney’s office.

06/26/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

San Francisco Clamps Down On Monkey Parking App That Allows Drivers To Auction Public Parking Spots

San Francisco is putting the brakes on a mobile app that allows drivers to auction off their choice public parking spots to the highest bidder.

06/23/2014

Snapchat application

Larry Magid: Facebook Tries To Slingshot Snapchat Again

Facebook is gearing up to take on Snapchat once again by launching its own disappearing messaging app, Slingshot.

06/17/2014

Instagram

Instagram Unveils New Do-It-Yourself Photo Tools, Filter Enhancements, In 6.0 App Upgrade

Major updates to the Instagram version 6.0 apps mean you can now fine-tune every nuance of the old 20 filters.

06/05/2014

The PulsePoint app as viewed on an iPhone. CPR (CBS)

East Bay Firefighters’ Life-Saving Smartphone App Works As Designed When Man Needed CPR

A smartphone app pioneered by an East Bay fire department is being credited with saving a life by alerting an off-duty firefighter of someone nearby who needed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

06/02/2014

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