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Apple Cuts Orders For iPhone 5 Components On Weak Demand; Shares Fall

Apple shares were down 4 percent in morning trading, putting them below the $500 mark for the first time since February.

01/14/2013

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BlackBerry Loses 1M Users Over 3 Months As Apple, Google Gain Ground

Research In Motion’s stock plunged in after-hours trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said it plans to change the way it charges fees.

12/21/2012

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California May Raise Fines For Illegal Cellphone Use While Driving

The fine for illegally using a cellphone while driving in California would increase from $20 to $30 under a bill approved by the state Senate, although the actual cost would climb to at least $199 for first offenders once court fees are collected.

05/14/2012

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Bay Area Study Examines Cell Phones As Global Link To Clean Water, Sanitation

Globally, there are 1 Billion people without safe water, and over 2 Billion without proper sanitation.

05/04/2012

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California Proposal Would Create Fines For Calling, Texting On A Bike

A bill up for debate in the California Senate Transportation Committee would make bike riders subject to fines similar to those imposed on drivers who are caught using a mobile device behind the wheel.

04/24/2012

California Department of Corrections officer looks on as inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Deal With Telecom Firm Could Curb California Prison Cell Phone Black Market

With black market cell phones helping some of California’s most dangerous criminals stay connected to the outside world, corrections officials have announced a plan to block illegal cell phone calls by inmates.

04/17/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Group Offers Tips For Cutting Cell Phone Costs

CALPIRG has come up with a guide to help consumers get those cell phone costs in line

02/02/2012

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Judge Blocks Most Of San Francisco Cellphone Radiation Law

A federal judge on Thursday struck down most of a San Francisco ordinance that requires retailers to warn customers about cellphone radiation and its health effects.

10/27/2011

A protestor pretends to talk on a cell phone as he taunts a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board Delays Vote On Cellphone Policy

The BART Board of Directors has postponed a vote on a new cellphone policy, saying they want that policy to be “crystal clear” before it is adopted.

10/27/2011

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Google Must Pay Motorola $2.5B If Regulators Axe Deal

In a sign that the Google-Motorola deal could face heavy antitrust scrutiny, Google included an unusually high breakup fee in its deal terms, according to a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011

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