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Apple Recalling Some iPhone 6 Plus Phones Over Defective Cameras

If you think your iPhone 6-plus should be taking better pictures, you might be right, and Apple is recalling a batch of the smartphones.

08/23/2015

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Hi-Tech Camera Network Could Help Detect Forest Fires, Aid Firefighters

For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.

07/26/2015

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Palo Alto Officials Propose Caltrain Suicide Prevention Cameras

Officials with the City of Palo Alto are proposing to install cameras at a Caltrain crossing to prevent future track deaths.

07/17/2015

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

San Jose Police Body Cameras Already Under Scrutiny Before Testing

After years of false starts and foot-dragging, San Jose Police will begin field testing body cameras Monday, a reform that watchdog groups had long hoped would provide greater accountability and oversight of the city’s officers.

07/15/2015

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SFMTA Pushing For Speed Cameras In San Francisco To Improve Pedestrian Safety

The SFMTA is drafting a proposal that would allow the agency to install the cameras near schools and other areas where pedestrian safety is an issue.

05/18/2015

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87 Livermore Police Officers Outfitted With Body Cameras

All 87 Livermore police officers have been issued body cameras, department officials said Tuesday.

04/21/2015

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Hackers Spy On Sleeping Children With Wireless Nanny Cameras

CNET’s Tim Stevens has more on who is vulnerable and how to protect yourself.

04/07/2015

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJPD To Begin Wearing Body Cams Later This Year; Release Details On Drone Use

San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.

03/17/2015

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Berkeley Liquor Stores Now Required To Install Surveillance Cameras To Deter Crime

Some Bay Area liquor stores will have to either install or beef up their video surveillance systems for a new effort to fight crime in Berkeley’s most troublesome areas.

03/11/2015

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Facebook Buys Menlo Park Firefighters $90K Worth Of Cameras

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has used money from Facebook to order thermal cameras used for finding people trapped inside of burning buildings.

03/04/2015

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