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Police on the scene of a fatal train crash where a teen girl was killed on the tracks in Martinez. (CBS)

8th Grader’s Dropped Cellphone May Have Led To Deadly Martinez Train Wreck

A 14-year-old girl was fatally struck by a freight train traveling through Martinez Sunday evening, police said. A family friend said she ran back to get her phone and was sucked under the train as it approached.

03/03/2014

Apps are seen on Apple iPhone 5s January 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Wireless Technology Promises Broadband On Any Mobile Device

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – It sounds too good to be true: a wireless data connection as fast as any broadband connection, available on any mobile device. And oh by the way, no dropouts. But San […]

02/20/2014

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Man Arrested For Burglarizing Petaluma Cellular Stores

A 30-year-old man who burglarized multiple cellphone stores in Petaluma was arrested on Friday night, a police sergeant said.

02/03/2014

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Sean Penn Goes Off On A Fan At A San Francisco Hotel

TMZ caught footage of actor Sean Penn at the St. Regis Hotel flipping out on another person over a failed sneak attempt to get Penn’s photo…

11/20/2013

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Student Robbed At Gunpoint

A University of California at Berkeley student was robbed by two men near Moffitt Library Sunday night, university police said.

10/15/2013

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Americans Addicted To Smartphones

A new survey found that Americans use their smartphones in some very strange places and at very strange times.

07/11/2013

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Teen Girl Knocked Unconscious, Robbed In SF Mall Bathroom

A 15-year-old girl was knocked unconscious and had her cellphone stolen in a bathroom at the Westfield San Francisco Centre on Tuesday afternoon, police said Wednesday.

07/10/2013

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Tech Report: Sony’s ‘Phablet’-Size Matters

The latest rumor is that Sony plans to introduce what it calls the “phablet” very soon.

06/18/2013

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Bay Area Startup Creates Technology To Let Gun Owners Remotely Disable Weapons

A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved—and disable it remotely.

05/21/2013

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

San Francisco Gives Up Battle For Cell Phone Radiation Labels

San Francisco appears to be giving up its battle for an ordinance that would require retailers to warn customers about cellphone radiation and its health effects.

05/08/2013

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