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Google Nexus One Smartphone. (CBS)

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



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.


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.


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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

BART Union Criticizes Leadership At Agency

The union representing train operators and station agents said there is a lack of communication and no plan in place to deal with the numerous issues that BART has faced over the last month.



Napa Police Cracking Down On Distracted Drivers

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month, as the CHP and local police agencies crack down on drivers who use handheld devices while driving.


The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Nonprofit Calls For A Day Away From Technology

A San Francisco nonprofit is asking people worldwide to take a day off from technology.


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Brown Takes Away Cell Phones From Many State Workers

Gov. Jerry Brown is hanging up his state-issued cell phone, and he’s ordered half the state bureaucrats who have government-paid cell phones to do the same.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011

Phone Group Sues San Francisco Over Radiation Law

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ A wireless industry trade group is suing the city of San Francisco to stop a law that says cell phone stores must post how much radio energy each model emits.