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San Francisco Cell Phone Labeling Ruling Could Have Far Reaching Effects

A Federal Appeals Court judge in San Francisco was set to hear arguments Thursday in a long-simmering legal battle between the city and the wireless industry.

08/09/2012

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String Of Cell Phone Robberies Plague SF Divisadero Street Corridor

San Francisco police were investigating a string of cellphone robberies and other incidents along the Divisadero Street corridor in the past two weeks.

08/08/2012

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan (City of Berkeley)

Berkeley Police Chief Defends Overtime To Track Son’s Stolen iPhone

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan insisted a recent search for his son’s stolen iPhone should not be seen as an example of preferential treatment.

05/24/2012

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan (City of Berkeley)

Berkeley Chief In Spotlight Again After Overtime Search For Son’s Cellphone

Berkeley’s police chief is the subject of criticism again following news that he ordered officers to work overtime in an effort to find his son’s cellphone.

05/22/2012

An image from the film Olive (Olivethemovie.com)

Closer Look: Shot On Cellphone, ‘Olive’ Poised To Change Film Industry

A newly released independent movie is making headlines and the buzz is not due to star power or studio cash.

12/20/2011

Intel

Intel Reorganizes For Another Crack At Mobile Market

Chipmaker Intel’s dominance in the personal computer market has not been enough to hold onto revenue as consumers spend more on tablets and smart phones and less on desktops and laptops.

12/15/2011

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Feds Say California Ban On Cell Phone Driving Should Be National

Federal accident investigators on Tuesday recommended all 50 states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.

12/13/2011

San Francisco Muni

Cellphones Stolen In 3 Incidents On SF Muni

Three people were robbed of their cellphones on San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicles in separate incidents on Monday, police said.

12/06/2011

Demonstrator Tom Comitta pretends to talk on a telephone during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Adopts New Cell Phone Policy In Wake Of Shutdown Flap

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Board of Directors adopted a new policy Thursday for when cellphone service may be interrupted—an issue that took center stage over the summer when the transit agency cut cell service at several San Francisco stations to stop a planned protest.

12/01/2011

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Spokesman Reassigned In Wake Of Cellphone Shutdown Flap

Longtime Bay Area Rapid Transit spokesman Linton Johnson has been removed from that position at the agency.

11/15/2011

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