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Consensual Sex App ‘Good2Go’ Pulled From Apple Store

Good2Go prompted those considering sex to go on record with both their willingness and their sobriety level.

10/07/2014

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Giants Fans Find $15 Alternative To Pricey AT&T Park Parking With SF-Based App

Giants fans armed with smartphones found cheap valet parking for Monday’s NLDS game at AT&T Park with the help of a San Francisco-based app.

10/06/2014

Screen shots of Luxy app. (Luxy)

Luxy Dating App Promises To Be Like Tinder But Without ‘Poor’ Or ‘Riff Raff’

A new social dating app is promising users it is just like Tinder, but without the “poor and unattractive,” according to a company CEO quoted in a press release.

09/30/2014

A Lyft car drives along Powell Street on June 12, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Los Angeles DA’s Warn Ride Service Companies Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Halt ‘Illegal’ Practices

The district attorneys are warning the ride service companies about possible legal action if they don’t change their “illegal practices.”

09/25/2014

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Acne App Lets Skin Condition Sufferers Skip The Doctor’s Appointment

A San Francisco firm has unveiled an app designed for people with acne that will connect them with doctors and a treatment plan, while offering a vision in an emerging market of telemedicine.

09/25/2014

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BART Crime Reporting App Worries ACLU, Privacy Advocates

A new app from BART is supposed to be a discreet way to report crime on the transit system. But privacy advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union are sounding the alarm.

09/17/2014

Surfers prepare to go into the water at Ocean Beach on June 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. On the first day of summer, the San Francisco Bay Area is experience its first heat wave of the season with temperatures in the 70's at the coast and up to 100 degrees in the inland areas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New App Allows San Francisco Beachgoers To Check Water Quality

Next time you go to the beach, bacteria is a danger that could make you sick. San Francisco officials have released an app promising an early warning.

09/15/2014

EARTHQUAKE

App Developers Seek To Connect Smartphones And Devices With Earthquake Early-Warning System

In the wake of last month’s quake in Napa, app developers are trying to step in to help build out the state’s under-funded earthquake early-warning system.

09/15/2014

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Antioch Police Department Unveils New App For Public To Report Crime

Antioch residents have a new crime-fighting tool at their fingertips to instantly communicate with local law enforcement and report suspicious activity.

09/12/2014

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San Jose Startup Rolls Out Tool For Controlling Credit Cards, Preventing Fraud

A San Jose startup appears to be on the cutting edge of “credit card control” to customize your security preferences with the tap of a smartphone.

09/04/2014

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