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Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Disgraced East Bay Drug Cop Pleads Guilty In Corruption Scandal

A former Contra Costa County drug task force commander pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to a number of felony charges stemming from a police corruption case that scandalized the Bay Area.

12/05/2012

CNET Editor at large Brian Cooley holds (L-R) a Google Nexus 7 and an iPad Mini. (CBS)

Tech Watch: Holiday Gift Guide For Techies

Just in time for the Holidays, Brian Cooley, Editor at Large of CNET.com., explains how to choose the perfect hi-tech gift.

12/04/2012

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

East Bay Drug Cop To Plead Guilty In Corruption Scandal

The former commander of an East Bay narcotics task force is pleading guilty to stealing drugs from evidence lockers and trying to sell them on the street with the help of a private investigator.

12/04/2012

Apple Introduces iPhone 5

Apple Teases Annual Black Friday Sale

Apple plans to hold a sale at its retail stores and online Friday in step with Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving which marks the official beginning of the holiday shopping season.

11/19/2012

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Tech Report: Symantec Issues Warning Against Ransomware Scam

Software security company Symantec has issued a warning against an increasing cyber-threat. According to the company they’ve seen a dramatic jump in ransomware cases.

11/12/2012

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Tech Report: Election Day Apps

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – With election 2012 upon us, many predict it’s going to be a squeaker. So everything from finding your polling place to following results becomes that much more important. Here are […]

11/06/2012

A Duracell Instant USB charger. (Duracell)

Tech Watch: Keeping Your Phone Charged When Power Is Out

You never know when its going to come: storm, wind, earthquake or fire can all knock out power for an extended period.

10/30/2012

Best Buy store in Colma (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Best Buy Ramps Up Competition With Online Retaliers

Amid fierce competition between brick-and-mortar stores and online retailers, Best Buy will reportedly price match Amazon.com and other major online outlets. Notorious for excluding online retailers from its price match policy, Best Buy’s latest move may deter consumers from using it’s stores as a “showroom.”

10/16/2012

A Hyundai Veloster (CNET/CBS)

Tech Watch: Top 5 Inexpensive High-Tech Cars

You don’t have to spend more than the average for a new car that has a nice dose of tech and modern engineering.

10/02/2012

A camera used by Redwood City police to chat online with residents. (CBS/CNET)

Redwood City Police Handle Some Calls Via Video Chat

It’s an “Only in Silicon Valley” story now, but probably not for long. The Redwood City police department is in the middle of a trial of live video chat to take service calls from residents.

09/18/2012

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